The courage of our defense personnel sends a strong message to the world about India’s strength
DISPUR: To show its respect towards the contribution of soldiers and their supreme sacrifice for the sovereignty and integrity of the nation, the Department of Medical Education and Research, Government of Assam has entered into an agreement with the Regional Center (Ex-Servicemen Contribution).
Health Services) Guwahati to provide cashless and cap less medical services for ECHS beneficiaries of Defense Forces in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Under the MoA ECHS beneficiaries will be entitled to high quality treatment at eight Government Medical Colleges and Hospitals namely Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Assam Medical College and Hospital, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Diphu Medical College and Hospital. , Tezpur Medical College and Hospital, Lakhimpur Medical College and Hospital and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed College and Hospital, Barpeta.
In addition, Regional Center (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Services) Guwahati also signed an MoU with Assam Cancer Care Foundation for high quality cancer care services for ECHS beneficiaries of Defense Forces.
Speaking on the occasion, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma lauded the historic initiative and said that this agreement will go a long way in providing medical coverage to ex-servicemen and their family members in the state government. Medical College and Cancer Care Hospital.
He also congratulated the officials of the Defense Forces and the State Health Department for their cooperation in finalizing the modalities of the agreement.
The Assam Chief Minister also said, “In the eventful journey of our great nation, we have seen the bravery, dedication and endurance of our defense forces.
The world has seen the indomitable courage and fortitude of our brave soldiers. The bravery displayed by the Indian Armed Forces while protecting the sovereignty and integrity of our motherland has sent a strong message to the world about India’s might.
The commitment of our defense personnel to the nation has given rise to many incredible episodes of patriotism. The memories of the Indo-Pakistani War of ’71, the Kargil War are still fresh in our minds.
Nine brave soldiers from Assam made the supreme sacrifice in the Indo-Pak war of ’71. Many were injured but survived and many led the battlefield with outstanding leadership.
Citing some recent examples, the Chief Minister said that many defense personnel from Assam had laid down their lives protecting the sovereignty of the country.
They are the pride and they highly inspire generation after generation to dedicate their lives and energies towards building the democratic edifice of India.
courage of our defense personnel sends a strong message to the world