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Squadron’s donation to Dmu hospital
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, JUN 8(NPN):
Published on 9 Jun. 2010 12:26 AM IST
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‘Squadron’ the longest surviving band in Nagaland under its project ‘Save a life’ gave a facelift to OPD complex Dimapur Civil Hospital.
The newly renovated complex was formally inaugurated on Tuesday in presence of medical superintendent Dr. Sukhato Sema, ICTC in-charge Dr. Temsu, medical officers and nurses.
The renovation was made possible by the money donated by Squadron. The band donated Rs. 50, 350 to the hospital on November last year. Dr. Temsu briefing this reporter said the money was spent on renovating the complex on the first floor of the main building by getting new coat for the walls and new wooden benches for the waiting patients.
The hospital authority has neatly inscribed the words on the wall “The MS, staff, patients and well wishers expresses profound gratitude to Squadron for generous donation and giving a new outlook to this OPD complex”.
Though none of the band members were present owing to their busy schedule, four managerial members present at the function highlighted on the band’s ‘Save a Life’ project and its plans to tour rest of the districts.
According to managerial member Meren, the money was collected from the sale of concert tickets which was sponsored by the BSNL.
The band had already toured Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung and Mon under the project. Besides Dimapur, the band had donated over 80,000 rupees to civil hospitals in three of the districts.
The winner of annual National Rock Beat Contest in Chennai in 1993, Squadron plans to tour rest of the district by the end of this year to promote their cause.

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