A new ambulance was donated to AIIMS Bathinda under the Member Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund by Sh Balwinder Singh Bhunder, Member Parliament (M.P.) Rajya Sabha- Mansa Constituency on 08th July 2021 in the presence of Executive Director AIIMS Bathinda, Prof. (Dr) D.K. Singh in the administration block.While inaugurating the Basic Life Support (BLS) Ambulance, Shri Bhunder stressed the need for upgradation of medical facilities in the areas surrounding Bathinda. He applauded the role played by AIIMS in fighting Covid 19 pandemic by utilizing the minimum possible OPD facilities for Level 2 and Level 3 management as well as Mucor mycosis (Black fungus) surgeries. He promised all kind of support in future to AIIMS.Prof (Dr) D.K. Singh, while thanking Sh. Bhunder for the ambulance, stressed for the need of trauma center facility in AIIMS Bathinda due to the higher risk of accidents on the highways surrounding Bathinda as a result of better road network.Those present on the occasion were Sh. Sikander Singh Maluka, Sh. Saroop Chand Singla, Sh. Devender Singh Rawat DDA, Prof Satish Gupta AMS, Prof Lajya Goyal, Dr Kawaljit Singh Kaura - OIC Transport, amongst other dignitaries.