Amritsar, March 19 (Punjab Post Bureau) – A Blood Donation Camp was held by the Youth Red Cross Society NSS and NCC units of BBK DAV College for Women. Dr. P.S Grover Managing Director Medic Aid Hospital and Dr. H.S Nagpal Managing Director Hartej Hospital were the chief guests for the inaugural and closing ceremonies of the camp, respectively. A team of doctors under the supervision of Dr. Kamaljit Kaur Assistant Professor Blood Bank Guru Nanak Dev Hospital,conducted the camp.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia said that donating blood means giving life to somebody. It is very important to nurture the feelings of empathy and compassion amongst students so that they can become responsible citizens and good human beings. She also informedthat Blood Donation Camp is an annual event in the college, as community service programs are an integral part of the working of BBK DAV.
Dr. P.S Grover and Dr. H.S Nagpal congratulated the college Principal, Management, staff and the students for organizing this camp. Atotal of 30 units of blood were collected during the camp. Local Managing Committee Chairman Sudarshan Kapoor applauded the students for their spirit of philanthropy and their sense of social responsibility.
Dr. Anita Narinder Dean Community Services, Dr. Binu Kapoor, Coordinator, Red Cross Unit, Dr. Shelly Jaggi Dean Media & Public Liaison along with other members of the staff were also present on the occasion.