Assam scripts History, becomes first Indian State to receive PPE kits from China


GUWAHATI: Amid COVID19 outbreak, Assam has created history by becoming the first state in India to receive Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits from China. The Assam health department with its extraordinary efforts has imported 50 thousand PPE kits from Guangzhou,China

The special Cargo plane from Guangzhou carrying first consignment of 50,000 PPE kits landed Guwahati Airport on Wednesday evening. The huge consignment of PPE kis have been received by health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma with minister of state for health Pijush Hazarika. Dr. Sarma expressed hope that the added number of PPE kits will be a big reassurance for the doctors and nurses of the state.