Chennai: Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam felicitated frontline warriors who stood up to help common people during the pandemic in Chennai.
At the event organised by RCC DIVA Foundation, he felicitated the distinguished personalities of the city for their quick response in setting up Critical Care Emergency Centres containing isolation wards, augmenting medical supplies, paramedical staff, setting up outbreak response command center, launching mobile dispensaries for Covid detection, providing emergency food supplies to stranded migrants and needy people of the city.
Sanitary workers were honoured for their work with a live portrait, and a total of 16 eminent personalities were felicitated.
The foundation also organised ‘Hair to Hope,’ a hair donation drive for the benefit of cancer patients. Several children aged below ten donated their hair.
Paneerselvam also nominated RCC president Manisha Pramod Chordia as Member of the State Women Commission, at the same event.