Red Ribbon Club of the Govt. MAM College Jammu in Collaboration with Regional Red Cross Society and Blood Transfusion Department, G.M.C Jammu organised a Blood Donation Camp followed by an awareness and motivational Lecture on voluntary Blood Donation. This was organised to mark National Voluntary Blood Donation Day with the theme – Blood Donors bring a ray of hope. Be a regular Donor.
Principal of College Dr. Ajeet Angral along with Mr. R.C Puri, Secretary Regional Red Cross Society Jammu, who was chief guest and Dr. Vijay Sawhney, Head Blood Transfusion and Medicine Department, GMC, Jammu, who was the resource person on occasion, inaugurated Blood Donation Camp.
Dr. Ajeet Angral appreciated the overwhelming response of the students to donate blood so voluntarily and enthusiastically for the cause of humanity. He also lauded the efforts of the Red Ribbon Club of the College. While interacting with Blood donors, Sh. Puri and Dr. Sawhney also lauded volunteerism among students towards blood donation and the College at large for organizing the event. Dr. Vijay Sawhney in his lecture said that every drop of blood is precious and goes the long way in saving lives of patients. More than 41 units of blood were voluntarily donated by the students, as well as the staff members of the College donated the blood on the occasion. Dr Shiveta Gandotra, Prof. Richa Gupta and Prof. Sajaad Iqbal Khan were also among the blood donors.
Dr. Vijay Sawhney delivered a very informative lecture where he quoted “Blood Dan as Maha Dan” This was followed by a very interactive session with students. Students volunteers played an important role in making the event a huge success.
The complete programme was high energy packed affair where 41 units of blood was collected under the support of staff members of Red Cross and G.M.C Jammu. Programme was compared by Nitish and Siddhant students of IIIrd semester and Dr. Shiveta Gandotra, Convenor Red Ribbon Club Govt. M.A.M College presented formal vote of thanks. The students who donated blood were Saksham Singh Kotwal, Sahil Sharma, Arjun, Naveen, Nitin Choudhary, Balbir Singh and many more.
The members of the staff Prof. Renu Nanda Prof. Karan Singh. Prof. Shivi Mehra. Prof. Mona Sethi, Prof. Richa Gupta, Prof. Aanchal Sharma, Prof. Sajaad Iqbal Khan, Prof. Jasvinder Singh, Prof. Deepti. Prof. Shahnaz Parveen were also present on the occasion. Support staff members of Red Cross Society and Blood Transfusion Bank GMC Jammu were also present.