Blood Donation Camp
On the occasion of Voluntary Blood Donation Day (October 1, 2011), a blood donation camp was organised at the Khushipur Campus of the School of Management Sciences (SMS) where faculty, students and staff voluntarily donated blood.The camp was organised by Dove Foundation in the SMS campus under the supervision of Dr. Javed Akbal alongwith four supporting staff from the Indian Medical Association.
More than 50 units of blood collected would go to the IMA Blood Bank. This blood donation camp was organised under the aegis of Rainbow the Social Welfare Club of SMS. Prior to the camp, students and staff members of SMS were apprised of the benefits related to blood donation by the Volunteers of Dove Foundation, an NGO which serves the society in a variety of forms.
According to the information presented on the occasion, only 50percent of the countrys blood requirement is fulfilled through such blood donation camps. Hence, there is a need to create awareness amongst our youth for active participation in such a noble cause. On this occasion, the Director Prof. P. N. Jha, Executive Secretary Dr. M. P. Singh, Registrar Shri Sanjay Gupta and Organiser of the Event Mr. Rishi Raman Singh, Mr. Ravi Kant Yadav along with all faculty and staff members and students were present. The Director presented momentous to the officials of I.M.A. and Dove foundation.