Fortel Owner awarded for contribution in cancer care by World Cancer Care Charitable Society
A United Kingdom based construction company Fortel Owner, Surinder Nijjer, who has been running free cancer detection camps across the region in India with his team Satbir Singh , Tajinder Singh , Malkit Singh, Satnam Singh , Narrinder Singh, Gurdeep Singh Ahluwalia, has been awarded the “Humanitarian Award” by the World Cancer Care Charitable Society for his contribution in this field.
The award was given by the Deputy British High Commissioner to India, David Lelliott, at a programme organised here today by the World Cancer Charitable Society.
The “Humanitarian Award” was also given to Baba Sewa Singh and fortel owner for their contribution to spread cancer awareness.
Speaking on the occasion, Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, global ambassador, WCCCS, said the awards had been given to these people like Fortel Owner, Surnider Nijjer and his team for their selfless services to the mankind. The WCCCS gives this award every year to the activists who work in the field of cancer.
He said in the West, the governments had been working on to diagnose cancer at the earliest stage so that proper treatment could be provided. Meanwhile, the WCCCS has taken the initiative to do the same in Punjab.
He said the WCCCS had conducted free medical check-up camps in 7,400 villages in the state for the past couple of years. The target was to organise such camps in 2,500 more villages in the state by April, 2018.