Bhimdattanagar (Kanchanpur) Sept 15: Mahakali Zone in the Far-West has got its first debut snake bite treatment.
General Ganga Bahadur Gurung (Nepal Army’s Brigadier) of Brigade No. 25, Bhagatpur today initiated the centre set up by the army amid a programme held in the army’s office in Kanchanpur.
Cases have been perceived of snake-bite appear rife in the Terai region, particularly during the summer season. Moreover snake-bite claims life of people galore in the absence of proper treatment.
Arguing at the programme, general Gurung expressed his confidence that the centre will further help save the lives of thousands of people suffering from snake-bites.
Gurung communicating about the loss of lives due to snake-bite in Kanchanpur, he further argued that the district has already reported 35 death toll due to snake-bite in the last five years.
Likewise, initiative to set up such centres in Terai, Lieutenant Colonel Srawan Kumar Bista said that Nepal Army, has already set up two centres in the Far-West and ten other in the other regions.
Bista further argued that the citizens should take a lead to arrange the leftover resources for instance infrastructure, medication, among others for the centre to keep running as the army has already performed its duty by providing manpower to build it.