Initiatives of GSDS for Covid-19 during July 2020


The Samiti in association with Lupin Human Welfare Organisation, Bharatpur took the following initiatives during July 2020:
On July 9, 2020, Covid-19 safety kit containing 300 PPE Kits, 7500 cotton masks, 300 face shields, 3000 pair of hand gloves, 250 pieces goggles, 30 pieces of IR Thermometer and 15 pieces of Oximeter were sent to Raipur and Mahasamund in Chattisgarh respectively.

On July 17, 2020, 50 washable PPE kits; 10 disposable PPE kits, 200 face shields, 20 N-95 masks, 2000 pair hand gloves and 3000 cotton masks were sent to Damoh, Madhya Pradesh.

On July 21, 2020 16 pieces of washable PPE kits, 20 pieces of disposable PPE kits, 50 face shields, 30 N-95masks, 1000 pairs of hand gloves, 1000 pieces of cotton masks, 10 IR thermometer, 15 oximeter and 50 goggles were sent to Sonebhadra in Uttar Pradesh.

Further on July 22 and 24, 2020 the Samiti in association with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) conducted COVID-19 rapid antigen test. In these two days almost 345 tests were conducted for staffs of GSDS, Khadi and Village Industries Corporation (KVIC), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), workers at the construction site of the Rashtriya Swachhata Mission and people residing in and around Gandhi Darshan campus.

On July 28, 2020, Covid -19 safety kit comprising five pieces of PPE Kit, 50 pieces of face shield, 50 pairs of hand gloves, 50 pieces of cotton mask, one oximeter, 50 goggles, 5 pieces of N-95 masks were sent by GSDS and Lupin Human Welfare Organisation to Shri V S Iyer, Ex. Scientific Officer (E) Atomic Energy Regulatpry Board, Government of India, Govandi East, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Another set of Covid-19 safety kit comprising of 276 PPE Kits, 300 pieces of face shield, 100 N-95 masks, 8500 pair of hand gloves, 7800 pieces of cotton masks, 30 pieces of IR Thermometer, 100 pieces of oximeter and 225 goggles were sent to Bhagalpur, Bihar on July 28, 2020.

On July 29 2020 the Samiti in association with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) conducted COVID-19 rapid antigen test for the Gandhi Smriti staff members. A total of 42 people were tested negative during the test. Dr. Sunil Kumar Minj, Medical Officer In-charge UPHC Darya Ganj and Sub Centre Vikram Nagar, South Delhi Municipal Corporation along with his team comprising Mr. Md Ashfaque (Lab Technician), Ms. Geeta (ANM), and Ms. Partima (ANM) conducted the tests in Gandhi Darshan. Later Director GSDS, Shri Dipanker Shri Gyan felicitated the Covid-19 warriors with Khadi stolls (angavastram) and a model of charkha (spinning wheel).