161 Units of Blood Collected in AIHM’s BLOOD DONATION CAMP

Chandigarh/ February 14, 2020: Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Sector 42-D organized a Blood Donation Camp on February 14, 2020, in alliance with the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) sponsored by State Bank of India, Sector 37, Chandigarh. The Institute organizes Blood Donation Camp on an annual basis, in which students and the staff members enthusiastically participate for the exemplary cause. Most of the students appeared to be eager for donating blood, an essential component that has no substitute.

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Gupta, AGM of RBO Chandigarh, UT, and Mr. Sunil Jayant, Branch Manager, SBI Sec-37, along with other officers were invited. They acknowledged the efforts of the Institute for the noble cause. Doctors from PGIMER appreciated the endeavor of the institute for taking such an initiative and extending indispensable service towards humanity and said that requirements of safe blood are growing and constant voluntary blood donations are very vital for blood transfusion services. “A life may depend on a gesture from you, a bottle of blood. It will cost us nothing but it will save a life!” said Mr. Sitesh Srivastav, Principal of the Institute. He appreciated the students and staff members who donated blood. The event was a massive success with 161 units of blood collected for the noble cause.

The donors went through a round of medical check-ups before donating blood and were given a memento, some refreshments and a certificate of recognition for their humane service towards the society. A confidential blood test report and a Donor’s Card shall be issued to the donors by PGIMER, Chandigarh.