Tuesday, 20 November 2018

GTDC organizes special boat cruise for young cancer patients from Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai.





Panaji, Nov 18:-Children  undergoing treatment at Tata Cancer Research  Memorial Hospital, Mumbai enjoyed a  Special Cruise on Santa Monica on River Mandovi organized by the  Goa Tourism Development  Corporation.

A total of  28 children suffering from cancer and undergoing treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, arrived along with their parents in Margao on Thursday on a three-day excursion.

As part of their holiday,  they  visited  temples, churches, forts, beaches and enjoyed  a boat cruise on River Mandovi.

The cruise was organized by GTDC  following a special  request  from Union Minister for Ayush, Mr. Shripad Naik

GTDC Sr. Manager & PRO, Mr. Deepak Narvekar extended a warm welcome to the children and their parents on board Santa Monica. The OSD to  Union Minister for Ayush, Mr. Suraj Naik, GTDC Asst. Manager- Cruises, Mr. Surendra Sawant , GTDC officials Ms. Manisha Shiroda and Mr. Nilesh Naik Desai were present  and  helped in co-ordinating the activities on board Santa Monica. Staff and  volunteers from Tata Memorial Hospital were also present.

Ms.Swati Mhatre, Jr.P.R.O and Mr.Santosh Sherwade, Asst adm officer public relations Tata Memorial hospital accompanied along with other officials of the hospital.

The GTDC also extended all hospitality  to the visiting  children.

Chairman  of GTDC, Mr.  Dayanand Sopte also  extended  wholehearted  support  and  ensured that the children were  provided a comfortable and enjoyable stay. `

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