Blood Donation Camp by NHIDCL, Lions Club

Port Blair
16 Jul 2018

The Lions Club of Aberdeen Andaman organized a blood donation camp in association with National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd here last Saturday at Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Aberdeen Bazar. Around 35 donors donated blood in the camp. Mr K.R. Meena, Principal Secretary (PWD, UD Entergy and Medical & Health), A&N Administration inaugurated the camp as the chief guest in the presence of the guest of honour, Mr S. K. Yadav, General Manager (P), NHIDCL.  In his address, the Principal Secretary said that donation is a type of scarification and will give happiness to them and said that there are a lot of misconceptions related to blood donation but they are not true. Whenever anyone donates blood it also inspires others for the same. He encouraged the people to Donate Blood.
In her keynote address, Lion Ratna Kannan, President, Lions Club of Aberdeen Andaman said that blood donation is known as a benevolent donation and she shared the past event occurred with a life of one girl and her life of saved by Blood.  She said the Blood is very kind donation everybody has to donate the Blood. She said that by donating blood many poor and needy patients life can be saved during their emergency. She appeals to all citizens to come forward and donate blood for the noble case.  The donors were given certificates, badges & Refreshment. Many donors donated blood for the first time. Senior official from G.B. Pant Hospital were also present in the function. Mr Ashok Pareek, Deputy General Manager (P), NHIDC proposed the vote of thanks.