Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Over 290 donate blood at Rayat camp Massive response to blood donation camp at Rayat institute, 290 donate blood
Ropar, March 9,2010 : Over 290 students donated blood at the 5th blood donation camp organized by Rayat Technology Centre of Excellence at its Railmajra campus , here today. The camp which was inaugurated by Mr Pradeep Kumar Aggarwal, IAS, witnessed a great enthusiasm amongst the students, who gathered in big numbers since morning to donate blood. A team of Doctors from Rotary & Blood Bank Society, Sector 37, Chandigarh could only manage to collect 290 units out of the total of hundred of students who got registered for the blood donation camp.
S. Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chairman, Rayat and Bahra group while welcoming the guests informed that this is the 5th blood donation camp organized by Rayat - Bahra group as part of the group’s social commitment to the cause of humanity and saving precious human lives. Bahra said that he is glad that the staff members and the students of the entire Rayat & Bahra group work cohesively to hold such camps which serve a much larger purpose otherwise. The camp saw participation of the students from various institutes of Engineering, Pharmacy, Law, Management, Polytechnic, Education and Physical Education.
While speaking on this occasion Pradeep Kumar Aggarwal applauded the efforts made by the group to inculcate the sense of responsibility within the students of helping and saving the lives of their fellow citizens and hence laying such a philanthropic precedent for others to follow, by organizing such camps. He further added that he was amazed at the enthusiasm shown by the students to donate blood. He requested Rayat-Bahra group to increase the frequency of such camps in near future.