A Blood Donation Camp was organized by NSS Unit & Youth Red Cross of Roorkee Institute of Technology on the occasion of “National Blood Donor Day” on October 1, 2022 in the campus of Roorkee Institute of Technology. The camp began at 10:00 A.M. Mr. Harshit Gautam, NSS Program Officer addressed the gathering by saying that “Blood cannot be manufactured – it only comes from generous donors to save the society and mankind, so we should come forward for this noble cause”.
53 units of blood were donated by NSS and YRC volunteers along with other students of Roorkee Institute of Technology, Roorkee. The blood donors were provided with a blood donation certificate card by Shri. J. N. S. M. Government Joint Hospital, Roorkee. The team
India faces a blood shortage of 3 million units. The problem can be addressed if an additional two percent of Indians donate blood, as opened by the Health experts. Our College has been religiously organizing blood donation camps every year and students and the faculty members come forward voluntarily to donate blood.
Donation of blood is very critical and crucial for saving lives of many patients and those who have met with accidents. It is as such a great service or contribution to the society and people living in it.