JAMMU, Nov 7: Government College of Engineering & Technology, Jammu organized a ‘Voluntary Blood Donation Camp’ in collaboration with Department of Blood Transfusion & Medicines, Govt. Medical College, Jammu, JKSACS and Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu, here today
Around 110 volunteers came forward to donate blood during the camp. The donors included teaching, non-teaching staff and students. 70 students donated blood for the first time. At the end 93 units of blood was collected.
On the occasion, Dr Vijay Sawhney, HoD, Blood Transfusion & Medicines, GMC Jammu, delivered a motivational lecture on voluntary blood donation.
Dr Sameru Sharma, Principal, GCET, encouraged the students to participate in this camp as “Rakht Daan is Maha Daan”. She stressed on the growing need of blood in the State and commended the young volunteers for the noble act.
Sanjeev Gupta, HoD, Mechanical Engineering Department, GCET presented vote of thanks.