Bhubaneswar: The National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) inspector Manoranjan Das, who suffered critical injuries during relief and restoration work in cyclone Bulbul-hit Bhadrak district, has been shifted to AIIMS, New Delhi.
Das was reportedly injured after an electric pole fell on him while removing an uprooted tree near Naikanidihi Police station earlier this month following which he was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. He was today shifted to New Delhi AIIMS in an air ambulance from Bhubaneswar.
In a tweet, Director General of NDRF, S N Pradhan thanked Odisha Chief Minister Office, Chief Secretary and Special Relief Commissioner for facilitating air ambulance service for shifting the injured inspector.
The NDRF DG also expressed his gratitude to Union Home Ministry and AIIMS authorities for admitting Das at the premier hospital in Delhi.
Speaking to OTV, Pradhan said, "I am very thankful to Chief Minister's office, SRC and Chief Secretary for making necessary arrangements for shifting the injured inspector."