DG, Fire Services felicitated and handed over the letters of appreciation
Bhubaneswar(Kalinga Voice) : Two of the Odisha Fire Service personnel, FM-1678, Sri Santosh Kumar Samal and Dr.Hav., Sri Tapas Kumar Rout donated plasma at SCB MCH, Cuttack today from among the ten Fire Services personnel who volunteered to donate plasma in the first phase.
It may be mentioned here that 372 Fire Services personnel were deputed to Kolkata and Hawada to assist West Bengal Government in restoration work, post extremely severe cyclonic storm, Amphan. On return, 192 of them were infected with COVID but now are on active duty after recovery.
Following the appeal of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Naveen Patnaik to the COVID recovered persons to donate plasma to treat the critical patients, ten Fire Services personnel who recovered from COVID after Amphan duty came forward to donate plasma, true to the spirit of the organization, “We Serve to Save”. More Fire Service personnel have volunteered to donate plasma in the coming weeks.
Today, Dr. Satyajit Mohanty, DGP, Fire Services felicitated FM-1678, Sri Santosh Kumar Samal and Dr.Hav., Sri Tapas Kumar Rout at the Fire Service Hdqrs, Cuttack with letters of appreciation, reward of ` 2500/- and Good Service Mark.