SRINAGAR: Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) has created the SKIMS Endowment Fund to help poor and needy people.
In a statement, authorities at SKIMS have appealed to all philanthropists, and social organizations to donate liberally towards this fund so that precious lives can be saved.
“To provide financial assistance to poor patients living below the poverty line and falling under the low-income group, SKIMS has created SKIMS ENDOWMENT FUND to help poor and needy, as is in vogue in other tertiary care Institutions of the Country.
SKIMS ENDOWMENT FUND has been approved by Governing Body SKIMS, under which financial assistance is provided to poor patients who are suffering from life-threatening diseases such as cancer, advanced heart diseases, and those who require Renal or Hepatic Transplants. Besides, many such other illnesses, where a patient can’t afford the Financial Implications on account of his/her limited resources/poverty are also covered under the scheme,” reads the appeal issued by Medical Superintendent SKIMS and Head Financial schemes.
“Donations/contributions may be credited to the account number SB-0342040100015060 J&K Bank, SKIMS Soura, IFSC Code-JAKA0SKIMSS.”—(KNO)