Div Com, Regional Director RBI inaugurate blood donation camp

Excelsior Correspondent

Divisional Commissioner, Dr Pawan Kotwal and Regional Director, RBI, D Sethy donating blood at a camp on Thursday.
Divisional Commissioner, Dr Pawan Kotwal and Regional Director, RBI, D Sethy donating blood at a camp on Thursday.

JAMMU, Aug 13: On the eve of Independence Day, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Regional Office Jammu organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society Jammu Region and Blood Transfusion Department, Government Medical Jammu at RBI Complex here today.
Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr. Pawan Kotwal and D. Sethy, Regional Director, RBI, J&K State jointly inaugurated the camp by donating a unit of blood each. This was followed by the Senior Officers Ramesh Chand & Suresh Sharma, GMs, P.K.Jain & Vinod Kumar, Dy.GMs, many AGMs, Managers, Secretaries and members of Association/Union of Class III /IV staff donating the blood.
The Red Cross team was headed by its Secretary R. C. Puri assisted by Committee Members, Dr. Renu Nanda, Navneet  Kour, Sita Ram Sharma and other staff members. The Blood Bank team was headed by Dr. Sonia Gupta supported by other doctors & para-medical staff.
Highlighting the importance of blood donation, Divisional Commissioner said that it is a great service to mankind and everyone should donate blood voluntarily as many times as possible to save precious human lives. He appealed the people, especially youth to come forward and join this humanitarian cause.
Dr. Kotwal appreciated the efforts of RBI, Red Cross Society and Blood Transfusion Department, Government Medical Jammu for organizing this significant event and maintained that many NGOs and social organizations are doing commendable job to promote this great cause. He said that such camps will help the blood banks in health institutions to save the precious human lives in the time of emergency.
Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director, RBI said that blood donation is a very noble cause and every healthy person must contribute to fill the big gap between the demand and supply to save precious lives.

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