‘Co-jeet’ over COVID: Army’s new mantra to fight pandemic

New Delhi, May 01 (ANI): As the country is reeling under the horrific second wave of pandemic and crippling medical infrastructure, Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Medical) Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar said that “we are all in this together.” Calling it ‘co-jeet,’ Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar highlighted the steps taken by the Army to assist the country in this deadly fight against virus. She said that the Indian Army has provided 14 railway coaches and 200 truck drivers for transporting oxygen tankers. “They've given lot of battlefield nursing assistants. They're trained soldiers but are now helping doctors and paramedics,” she added. “On the logistics point, the three armed forces are working as a synergistic force under the Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff. The Army has provided 14 railway coaches which are usually used for transportation of military stuff for transportation of oxygen tankers. They've also provided 200 truck drivers that are taking Oxygen tankers to places,” said Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar.