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CORONA WARRIOR
PADMA SHRI VIKRAMJIT SINGH SAHNEY

With the unprecedented toll that the Corona had taken on the country’s health infrastructure, its impact is being felt profoundly  on every aspect of life.

Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney rendered exemplary service to the under privileged and destitute during covid first and second wave by  donating oxygen plants, ECMO Machine, 1000 oxygen concentrators, 2000 oxygen cylinders, langar and dry ration kit sewa.

Donated 1 tonnes PSA oxygen generation plant to GMERS Hospital in  Gandhinagar, Gujarat to save precious lives, inaugurated by Shri Amit Shah, Union  Home Minister.

Instrumental in setting up of a 400- bed Covid Care Centre at Gurdwara Rakab  Ganj in Delhi by providing 400 oxygen concentrators free of charge.

500 additional oxygen concentrators were donated to several districts of Punjab  and various covid care camps. Oxygen Concentrator banks were set up all over  Punjab in collaboration with local Gurdwaras, Golden Temple Amritsar, various Red  Cross Societies and District Administrators.

Mr Sahney donated First ever artificial intelligence enabled Corona mobile testing  clinics and Life ambulances in Delhi NCR & state of Punjab for corona testing at  the doorstep of most affected areas and villages.

Donated 2000 D-type oxygen cylinders on SOS basis for rural areas in Punjab.

Adopting orphans of Covid 19 crisis under the programme “Angels of Sun”  and providing masks, sanitizers, bio-degradable sanitary pads to Two Lakhs of  Anganwadi workers.

Organized and supported langars for 1 lakh people every day during the First  wave and also distributed dry ration to BPO families.

Oxygen Plant

Mr Sahney has announced the donation of a PSA oxygen generation plant at GMERS Hospital in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

The announcement was made at a recently held function in Gandhinagar in the presence of the esteemed Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister, Mr. Vijay Rupani

Oxygen Cylinders

With the dearth of oxygen cylinders in rural areas of Punjab, Mr. Sahney has donated 2,000 type D oxygen cylinders to the Punjab Government which were airlifted from China on SOS basis.

He is also in the process of setting up an oxygen plant pro bono in Fatehgargh Sahib for Government hospital to cater to 200 patients.

Oxygen Concentrators

400-bed Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID Care Centre at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Central Delhi was recently opened to provide free medical care for Covid patients and received a donation of oxygen concentrators from Sun Foundation.

Additional 500 oxygen concentrators have been donated to various hospitals and COVID care centres across Delhi to support.

With the significant rise of Covid-19 in the villages of Punjab, 300 oxygen concentrators has been donated at various places in the city through Red Cross, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurudwaras and various other channels.

Concentration banks have been set up by district administrators in various cities for efficient and speedy provision of the oxygen concentrators.

Ambulance Donations

To assist in the movement of corona patients, Sun Foundation donated Ambulances to Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal.

The ambulances are equipped with state of the art collapsible stretcher, oxygen cylinder and other life saving machines. These can also be used as mortuary vans if needed.

Mobile Corona Testing Ambulances

To enable testing of suspected patients in remote areas and containment zones without risking transmission of the virus,
corona testing mobile clinic and ambulances were donated by Sun Foundation.

The First Corona Testing Mobile Clinic and Ambulance was donated to Delhi NCR, flagged off by the Chief Secretary of Delhi, for free testing in clusters and to contain the virus in the best possible way.

Second Corona Testing Mobile Clinic and Ambulance was donated for the benefit of rural population in Punjab.

It was flagged of by the Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt. Amarinder Singh in Chandigarh and since then has been operating 7 days a week enabling door step testing.

Langar Seva and Dry Ration Kits

Distribution of food and dry ration kits was undertaken in the slums of West Delhi/Trans Yamuna slums.

Nearly 10,000 beneficiaries including industrial and construction labour residing in clusters were chosen since they were in dire need of assistance due to lack of funds and the lockdown.

To address the widespread hunger crisis, a free community kitchen was set up and a donation of 51 lakh rupees was made to gurudwara Bangla Sahib by Mr. Sahney.

This initiative was taken up focusing on the rich living tradition of food sharing which is widely practiced in ‘’Langars’ or community kitchens practiced by Sikh primarily.

Welfare of women and orphaned children

Distribution of 1 lakh bio-degradable sanitary pads and face masks was undertaken on October 2, 2020 as part of the personal hygiene, dignity of women and protection from corona as a mark of respect to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and clarion call of PM Modi ji.

It is a matter of pride that the sanitary napkins and face masks were made by the inmates of Nirmal Chaya who have been
trained by Sun Foundation, NGO of Mr. Sahney.

Covid has devastated families across India, orphaning many children. In a measure to help such children, Mr. Sahney has
pledged to shoulder the responsibility of them under his ‘Angels of Sun’ project.

He has promised to provide much needed care for their emotional trauma and aid their educational endeavours. This assistance is available for children across India.