05-MAY-2015: A team of doctors and volunteers from the Aligarh Muslim University left for Kathmandu to provide medical relief to the victims of recent earthquake that has caused heavy loss of life and property in Nepal. Prof. Tariq Mansoor, Principal and CMS, J N Medical College was also present on the occasion.
The medical team, which is carrying large consignments of medicine and other relief material, has volunteered its services under the banner of "SOCH beyond Imagination", an organization of students of Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr. Kashif Razi, team leader said that the team will focus on highly affected and interior areas of Nepal which lie unattended. He said that the team is in constant touch with some local NGOs there.
Dr. Saleem Mohd Khan said that both the Indian and Nepalese embassies have been informed about the departure of relief team. They have appreciated the initiative by students of Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr. Danish Suhail, Secretary, SOCH beyond the Imagination, informed that the team had a vast experience of providing humanitarian and medical aid during natural disasters in Kashmir floods, Uttarakhand floods and communal riots that took place in Muzaffarnagar in 2013. He said that Mr. Shailendra Singh and Mr. Alok Gupta, representatives of Aligarh Drug and Chemists' Association, which has provided free medicines worth of Rs. 2 lakh, were also accompanying the medical relief team.
Besides team leader, Dr. Kahif Razi, the relief team includes Dr. Murad Ahmed, Dr. Ali Adil Mahmud, Dr. Saleem Mohammad Khan, Dr. Danish Suhail, Dr. Abhishek Royal, Dr. Saurabh Pathak, Mr. Amood Gulzar, Mr. Shailendra Singh and Mr. Alok Kumar Gupta.