On 04 June 2020, Shri PL Tapdiya (Trustee, Kasturba Health Society), Dr BS Garg (Secretary, Kasturba Health Society) and Dr NM Gangane (Dean, MGIMS) handed over a cheque of Rs 19,20,648.00 to Wardha Collector Shri Vivek Bhimanwar at Collector Office.
1077 employees of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical sciences, Kasturba Hospital, Kasturba Nursing School and Kasturba Nursing College pledged their one-day salary to help government fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Soon after the Prime Minister urged organizations and individuals to donate money for the Prime Minister Relief Fund. Kasturba Health Society appealed its employee to give away their one-day salary to further strengthen the Centre’s efforts to tackle the situation. The contribution was voluntary and those desirous of opting out were exempted.
“With nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 and economic activities coming to almost standstill, we the employees of KHS are conscious of the fact the government needs huge funds to tackle the pandemic”, exclaimed Shri Tapdiya.