Blood Donation Camp 19

A Blood Donation Camp was organized by the NSS Unit of Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) in collaboration with the Department of Transfusion, PGIMER (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research) at the PEC auditorium on 13th March, 2019.

The camp was honored by the presence of Dr. Uma Batra, Deputy Director,  Dr. Permindejit Singh, DSA, Dr. Raminder Kaur, ADSA (Clubs and Tech. Society), Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University),Chandigarh. Dr. Uma Batra being an alumnus too recalled that, since her college days, students showed great exuberance towards this noble cause.

Dr. Perminderjit Singh stated that students from PEC are encouraged to donate more and more and take our legacy forward to another level. The event started at 7:30 a.m. with great enthusiasm, vivacity and excitement. A team of doctors from PGI with well arranged and organized equipment were present. A huge turnout of people for the noble cause was one of the pulling factors for the camp, which helped camp to retain its soul till 4:00 p.m in the evening. The total number of units collected in this one day camp turned out was 265.

“Blood is very precious, only humans are capable of donating blood and only they can replenish its deficiency as there is no substitute for blood” Dr. Raminder Kaur. The ‘Star Donors’ - the ones who have donated blood at least four times in the past, were presented with tokens of appreciation for their invaluable contribution towards this noble cause. In all, there were 35 star donors among students, 15 star donors among faculty.

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