Chandigarh February26, 2021
Today, i.e. Feb 26th 2021, the Department of Alumni Relations, Panjab University has felicitated the hidden unsung heroes of COVID-19. All these Volunteers passed out from different departments in different years from Panjab University.
There were a total of 24 volunteers from the diverse fields like medicine, law, health, social welfare for humans and animals were honored for doing immense contribution during the lockdown and afterwards till date.
Prof Anupma Sharma, Dean, Department of Alumni Relations expressed her deep sense of gratitude to these volunteers for stepping out of their houses during the lockdown and afterwards. She said that these volunteers had served the community at their best in the toughest of times. While appericiating these hidden unsung heroes for their invaluable contribution through their sincere act of commitment and passion is remarkable.
Gaurav Gaur, Programme Officer, NSS, introduced all these stalwarts from their respective fields. He shared that a few of the Volunteers, who were honored worked in different hospitals during the time of lockdown, a few of them have been serving the community from almost a decade and so on. There were a lot of passed out students from the Centre for Social Work, who had done an exceptional act of courage to save precious lives in COVID-19. The students who were honored included Dr Viney, Dr Guneet, Dr Deepak, Sanjeev, Harmandeep, Garima, NiyatiGulia, Nandini, Ramneet, Ritika, Shubham, Narendra, Ishpreet, Navdeep, IshitaChoudhary, SimranKaur, Malvika and Manisha Sharma.
Dr Monica M Singh, Chairperson, Centre for Social Work Panjab University, Chandigarh also graced the occasion.