On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday felicitated 24 doctors/health workers for rendering exceptional services during the Covid crisis, besides honouring six police personnel for their distinguished services. He also handed over 'Sanads' to six beneficiaries of BASERA scheme for slum dwellers as a token gesture.According to a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's Office, Captain Amarinder Singh honoured 24 medical doctors/health workers as Corona warriors, in recognition of their exceptional service during turbulent times of Covid-19. These were former Civil Surgeon Dr. Harish Malhotra, Dr. RPS Sibia, Dr. Vishal Chopra, Dr. Rupinder Bakhshi, Dr. Jatinder Kansal, Dr. Nidhi Sharma, Dr. Sumit Singh, Dr. Lavleen Bhatia, Dr. Tript Kaur Bindra, Dr. Balwinder Kaur Rekhi, Dr. Harjit K Singh Chawla, Dr. Amandeep Singh Bakhshi, Dr. Sachin Kaushal, Dr. Svati Kapoor, Dr. Simarjit Singh, Dr. Rajwinder Singh, Dr. Komal Parmar, Male Staff Nurse Sapinder Pal Singh, In-charge Isolation Ward Gurkiran, Ward Attended Jogeshwar Rai, Staff Nurse Sarbjit Kaur, ANM Aneeta, Ward Attended Rajkumar and Physiotherapist Diwan Nasrudin.
The Chief Minister's Medal for outstanding devotion to duty was presented by him to six police officers, namely AIG Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh, DSPs Gurjit Singh, Gurcharan Singh and Arun Sharma, Inspector Inderjit Singh, ASIs Pawan Kumar and Kashmir Singh.
To mark the occasion, the Chief Minister also handed over ‘Sanads’ to six beneficiaries viz. Sohan Lal, Jahan Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Ram Lal, Nitesh Kumar and Narinder, as a token gesture to give 335 slum dwellers from Patiala proprietary rights under Phase-I of `BASERA’ SCHEME.