Port Blair, Apr 02: Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair, in association with Maharashtra Mandal and Andaman Nicobar Blood Donation Association, A&N Islands, organized a voluntary blood donation camp on 1st April 2023. At Auditorium of Maharashtra Mandal. The event aimed to fulfill the constant need for blood in the islands and to provide an adequate supply of blood to those in need.
The camp witnessed 30 units of blood donation by the youths. Mrs. Pramila Kumari, Zilaprishad Member and Ex-Zila Parishad Adhakshya, graced the occasion as the chief guest, while Mr. Gorakhnath Patil, President Maharashtra Mandal Port Blair, was the guest of honor. Both the guest spoke on the occasion to motivate the youth to participate regularly in such events to save human lives, which is a noble deed.
Other dignitaries present at the event included Mr. Arvind Patil, Secretary Maharashtra Mandal, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, President A&N Blood Donor Association, Mr. Anshumanman Roy, Secretary AN Blood Donor Association, Mr. Jagjeevan Ram, Retired Deputy Director, NYKS, Dr. Milan Halder, JNRM Lecturer, and Mr. Giresh Kumar, Assistant Director, AN AIDS Control Society. Additionally, Dr. Sunita Patil, Ex-Member, Mr. Shambhu Murthy, Mr. Ravi Kumar, Dr. Sunita Patil, Mr. K Yogeshwar Rao, NYV, and Miss Raat Rani Bai, NYV extended their support to the grand success of the program.
Earlier, Mr. Gopal Ch Biswas of NYK Port Blair coordinated the program, welcomed the guests, and proposed the vote of thanks.
Overall, the event was a great success, and the participation of the youth and support from various organizations is commendable. It is essential to continue such initiatives to maintain an adequate supply of blood for those in need.