It has been seen that everyday, family members of COVID patients are trying their best to find a recovered person who is willing to donate plasma. But it is not easy for the family members of COVID to find plasma. Plasma from those who recovered from Covid-19 contains antibodies that neutralise Coronavirus.
In Dibrugarh, Dibrugarh Press Club and Marwari Natya Samity in association with Dibrugarh district administration have announced to honour and reward with Rs 5000 each to 100 donors who donate plasma with effect from 10th of September, 2020 in AMCH. Total seven donors donated plasma on the first day on Thursday.
“We appeal to the people to donate plasma to to save the life of others who are infected with Covid-19. People should not afraid to donate plasma because through plasma donation once can save other life,” said Kailash Bagaria, president of Marwari Natya Samity.
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday felicitated and distributed cheques to three plasma donors who donated plasma in Assam Medical College Plasma bank on the first day of the project taken by Dibrugarh Press Club and Shree Marwari Natya Samity in association with Dibrugarh District Administration.
CM also handed over the appreciation certificates to the three donors namely, Ravi Sharma, Bablu Das and Abdul Noor in a function at his Dibrugarh residence on Friday in presence of MLA Prashanta Phukan, Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha, representative of both the organisations and social worker Ajit Bajaj.
CM appreciated the initiative taken by the organisations and appealed the eligible donors to come forward to donate plasma.
“I feel proud to donate plasma after being affected by Covid-19. I thank the organisations for taking such a step to motivate the donors”, said Bablu Das, one of the donor.
Dibrugarh Press Club and Marwari Natya Samity thanked all the well wishers, donors who have extended their cooperation, help and support for the project specially Makhan Gattani of Jorhat who contributed for 70 donors.