New Delhi, July 26
As a tribute to troopers who fought within the Kargil warfare, President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday donated Rs 20 lakh to the Army hospital right here to purchase gear that may assist docs and paramedics fight Covid successfully.
The contribution will likely be used to acquire items of powered air purifying respirator (PAPR), which allows medical professionals breathe throughout surgical procedures and protects them from an infection, a Rashtrapati Bhavan assertion stated.
The gesture will increase the morale of the frontline Covid warriors, it added. — PTI