Ludhiana: With the efforts of Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Mr Sukhwinder Singh Bindra, free medical insurance of Rs 25 lakh has been done of Sewadar’s performing langar sewa. These insurance policies were handed over to the Sewadar’s at Gurudwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh, Model Town Extension, here today.

While providing information, Mr Bindra informed that since Mid March, lockdown/curfew was imposed in the state due to COVID 19 pandemic. He said that a large number of needy persons were suffering due to shortage of food. He said that with the efforts of Punjab government and several NGO’s, food packets, along with dry ration and other necessary items are being distributed amongst the needy. He said that langar of more than 2500 persons is still being prepared at Gurudwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh, Model Town Extension, here daily.

He informed that Sewadar’s have been deputed to not only prepare this langar, but also to distribute it to the needy. He said that such persons are also frontline warriors as they are performing their duties without thinking about their own health.

Mr Bindra said that keeping in mind these factors, the Punjab Youth Development Board, with the help of NGOs and philanthropists, is contributing in this regard. He said that free medical insurance of Rs 25 lakh has been done of these Sewadar’s and all instalments have been paid. He appreciated the role of Mr Jaspreet Singh Mani and Mr Tashneet Singh Harry Chadha in this initiative of medical insurance.

Mr Bindra said that Punjab Youth Development Board has donated more than 1000 kits with support of NGOs, under the able guidance of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh all over the state. He said that during this time of crisis, if anyone protecting the residents of Punjab at the forefront, they are the police, doctors, nurses and other health workers who risk their lives day and night to save our lives. He said that the Punjab Youth Development Board is committed for the welfare and development of the youth and people of the state. Further, Mr Bindra appealed to the corporate houses to support the government in this time of crisis.

Gurudwara Management Committee members and a large number of youth were also present on the occasion.