Mail News Service
Jamshedpur: A four day free artificial limb and caliper implantation camp organized by the Steel City branch of Marwadi Yuva Manch (MYM) got underway today at the Utkal Association in Sakchi.
Chief guest, Jharkhand Food and Civil Supplies Minister Saryu Roy inaugurated the four day camp by lighting the traditional lamp. In his inaugural address, the Minister lauded the efforts of MYM and said that this was not the first occasion when the organization had conducted such a camp.
He observed, “People who have lost the ability of their limbs and do not have the required finances for treatment come to such camps. These camps are a boon for them. The MYM provides them with free artificial limbs. The MYM is doing mankind a huge service through conducting such camps for the poor and needy.”
The Guests of Honour were East Singhbhum Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar, senior advocate Manoranjan Das, SCCI president Ashok Bhalotia.
Camp Convener Manish Bansal informed that 167 persons had registered their names on the first day of the camp. They have come from various areas of Jharkhand including Dumka, Pakur, Jharia and other places in the state.
“A team of the National Marwadi Foundation from Siliguri has arrived. The team has taken measurements of the limbs required per patient for implantation. It is our effort to provide relief to as many poor patients as possible,” Bansal said.
MYM Steel City branch secretary Sumit Debuka informed that registration was open for more patients.
MYM members present on the occasion included Vijay Anand Moonka, Lakhan Moonka, Nitesh Dhut, Kaushal Agrawal, Sarthak Agrawal, Navnit Bansal, Tara Kishore Agrawal, Animesh Chhapolia, Anand Agrawal, Manish Chowdhary, Mohit Shah, Vishnu Goyal, Vijay Saraiwala, Mohit Moonka, Vishal Agrawal, Mukesh Gupta and Amit Harlalka.