Posted by Haagen Cumlet on Jun 30, 2012

Source: online PR News/Google

Chandigar: As a part of the month long celebrations of the World Blood Donors Day, the Indian Rotary Blood Bank Society Resource Centre in Sector 37 has honored over 60 organisers of the blood donation camps.

Ms. Vinni Mahajan, Principal Secretary Health, Punjab, gave away the awards, and complimented the Centre for promoting voluntary blood donation in the city and meeting the growing need for blood transfusion. Punjab government would like to work more closely with the Blood Resource Centre, she said.

Mr. Rajan Kashyap, chairman of the managing committee of the Centre, informed that several organizations including corporate, public sector undertakings, educational institutes, and NGOs are closely associated with the blood donation movement and organizing regular camps to meet the growing need for blood transfusion in the region.

Rotary Club Chandigarh President Ms. Neena Singh hoped that this world-class facility would become a more strong source of saving preciouslives.

The city requires 60,000 blood transfusion units and there is a dire need that more and more individuals and organizations save the human lives through this noble act that does not require more than 5 minutes.

June is the month which the State Aids Control Society has declared as the World Blood Donors Month, and time to “Celebrate the Donor” by recognising their efforts.

On 14th June, the World Blood Donors Day, the Chandigarh Adventures Treks and Sports (CATS) had organised their 13th camp at the Centre collecting 132 units of blood.

The organizations honored at the function included Punjab & Haryana High Court, Baddi University, and Guru Granth Sewa Society who were the top three donors to the blood bank in the last eight years of the existence of Rotary Blood Bank Society Resource Centre.

Others recognized for participating in the blood donation amongst the educational institutions, were Desh Bhagat Group, Ryat & Bahra, Chitkara Engineering College, Sukhmani Institute, DAV Dental College in Yamunanagar; from amongst the corporate sector included Kamla Dials and Devices Limited in Derabassi, Eleen Appliances in Baddi.

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