GUWAHATI: Responding to the Assam Government’s request Indian Army has undertaken Plasma donation drive for the COVID patients of Assam.

Indian Army in collaboration with the State Health Department organised a Plasma Donation Camp at Tezpur Medical College. Over 40 Army personnel of Gajraj Corps, who’ve just lately recovered from COVID-19, donated their Plasma.

Assam well being minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal, GOC Gajraj Corps had been current on the event.

The well being minister recognised contributions of Gajraj Corps within the combat in opposition to COVID-19 and spoke very excessive of Indian Army and its ethos of aiding the individuals of Assam on this time of want.

Earlier, Assam authorities has introduced that it’s going to give preferential therapy in authorities jobs and authorities schemes to plasma donors. Those who will come to Assam from exterior to donate plasma will get state visitor honour in addition to flight tickets.

Sarma stated, “Plasma is one component which does not have side effects. One plasma can save at least two lives. A person can donate 400 grams of plasma.”