DU students are the new covid heroes who are trying to help needy citizens in every possible way. With the pandemic at its worst and the collapse of the medical infrastructure, people must help each other in attaining covid resources. Hence, many DU students and societies have taken initiative to verify resources, amplify demands, and continue the hunt for vital resources.
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Initiatives by DU students of Rajdhani College for covid patients:
Rajdhani college students have taken up the mantle of being covid warriors by managing online classes alongside helping others. Thus, their Tuva society initiative constantly works and coordinates with covid patient’s families on social media. Hence, they try to provide essentials like plasma, oxygen cylinders, ambulance service, injections, and others by verifying at different places.
The principal of Rajdhani College, Rajeev Giri has considered the efforts of the students. Hence, he is willing to appreciate them after reopening. Also, the college is helping its students by covering the expenses of calls and the internet used in verification and coordination for now.
DU students in NSS works as covid warriors:
Many DU colleges have set up help desks via their NSS units to help. The NSS unit of Shivaji College is very active and is continuously filtering information on plasma, medicines, and oxygen availability.
Kamla Nehru College has also arranged a help desk know as Lifeline. Thus, they are collecting information about emergency services. Students are also assigned to hunt for hospital beds as the demands were high. However, the driving force behind this helpdesk in the death of a college facility member that made the students understand the gravity of situations. The principal Kalpana Bhakuni says that a post covid counseling session for DU students will also be planned soon.