On the occasion of Voluntary Blood Donation Day
(October 1, 2011), a blood donation camp was organised
at the Khushipur Campus of the School of Management Sciences
(SMS) where faculty, students and staff voluntarily
donated blood. The camp was organised by "Dove Foundation"
in the SMS campus under the supervision of Dr.
Javed Akbal alongwith four supporting staff from the Indian
More than 50 units of blood collected would go to the
IMA Blood Bank. This blood donation camp was organised
under the aegis of "Rainbow" - the Social Welfare Club of
SMS. Prior to the camp, students and staff members of SMS
were apprised of the benefits related to blood donation
by the Volunteers of Dove Foundation, an NGO which serves
the society in a variety of forms.
According to the information presented on the occasion,
only 50percent of the country's blood requirement is fulfilled
through such blood donation camps. Hence, there is a need
to create awareness amongst our youth for active participation
in such a noble cause. On this occasion, the Director
Prof. P. N. Jha, Executive Secretary Dr. M. P. Singh, Registrar
Shri Sanjay Gupta and Organiser of the Event Mr.
Rishi Raman Singh, Mr. Ravi Kant Yadav
along with all faculty and staff members and students were
present. The Director presented momentous to the officials
of I.M.A. and Dove foundation.