Meerut: In Meerut, one household has began a free drugs financial institution to Covid sufferers.
The whole household had examined constructive for Covid final month they usually had a inventory of medicines leftover in spite of everything members recovered from the lethal virus.
Vijay Pandit, head of the household, stated: “In the beginning when the family members tested positive for Covid, we were in a state of panic.
We bought Ayurvedic, allopathic and homeopathic medicines prescribed by various doctors.When the family recovered, we noticed that a stock of medicines had accumulated in the house, which was not useful to us anymore.It was then that the family decided to put the medicines to better use and started a free medicine bank.
“There are some medicines that are relatively costly and many individuals can’t afford to purchase them. We are giving them freed from value to such sufferers,” he said.
The family began by putting out its phone number on the social media and within hours, people began contacting them for medicines.
“We additionally appealed to different individuals who had leftover medicines to come back ahead and provides their inventory to the financial institution. Numerous individuals have given their medicines to us which are actually being distributed to the needy sufferers,” said Vijay Pandit.
The family intends to continue its efforts in the pandemic.
“We should not very rich however we’ll nonetheless attempt to proceed to offer medicines to the poor,” he stated.