International Society for Krishna Consciousness has sent a team of doctors and paramedical staff from its Bhaktivedanta Hospital here to set up an operation theatre at one of the relief camps in the earthquake-hit Nepal.
“ISKCON has already sent a team of 13 doctors and medical assistants from Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai. The team has reached Kathmandu and will be instrumental in setting up an operation theatre at relief camp there,” a statement of ISCKON issued here today said.
ISKCON has also sent relief material from Mumbai and its branches in Kolkata and Delhi.
The relief material includes milk powder for children, rice, dal (gram) blankets, clothes, tents for quake victims, six trunks full of surgical equipment to set up an operation theatre in Kathmandu and medicines from Bhaktivedanta Hospital, it said.
ISKCON spiritual leader, His Holiness Radhanath Swamiji, has offered prayers for the well being of victims and asked each and every devotees of ISKCON to pray and contribute to support the victims of Kathmandu earth quake.