Manipur University accords warm reception to Its COVID-19 volunteers

Manipur University accords warm reception to Its COVID-19 volunteers

Written By: / Monday, 06 July 2020 17:31

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Imphal, July 6:

Reception of Manipur University COVID-19 volunteers was held at the court hall, Manipur University today. The function was attended by Jarnail Singh, VC Manipur University as the Chief Guest with Prof. Amar Yumnam (senior most professor of the University) and Prof. G.A. Shantibala Devi (Dean School of Life Science, Manipur University) as the other dignitaries of the event. Certificates were distributed to the volunteers of the health communication campaign.

The volunteers were part of a pilot project initiated by the Department of Botany & Zoology, “What can you do for your society regarding Covid-19?” campaign held from 14th May till 30th June 2020. During the campaign about 4000 2/3 layered cotton masks manufactured and funded by the two departments were distributed across 102 places in association with clubs and local bodies.

Speaking on the occasion, the Vice chancellor lauded the efforts of the faculty and students of the two departments who did not only perform their duties towards the society by donating money but also being actively involved during the campaign.

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Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh is an intern working with Imphal Times and is currently pursuing MA – Mass Communication, Manipur University.
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