Ludhiana, March 22, 2019: PCTE Group of Institutes organized a Blood Donation Camp. The camp was organized in the college premises where a team of certified professional from three leading hospitals of Ludhiana namely CMC Hospital, Civil Hospital and Shree Raghunath Hospital were present to ensure the safety of the donors. The students of Medical Lab Sciences enthusiastically came forward to manage the event and also convinced other students to support this noble cause.
The students, faculty and Staff participated and donated blood with full fervor. As a result of the voluntary participation from the students, faculty members and staff, 120 units of blood were donated. The hospitals will also provide a blood test report to the donors a week later, which was carried free of cost.
Mr. Anmol Marria, one of the organizers of this blood donation camp said that students at PCTE are always encouraged to devote themselves towards the principle of community service and to be generous; therefore organizing a blood donation camp was just another step in this direction. He further added that donating blood is the easiest way of paying back to the society.
Mr. Swapan Chanana, Unit Head, PCTE Group of Institutes said that Blood donation is a noble cause and it is a very genuine way of adding a little bit of us towards society. He appreciated the enthusiasm of students, faculty and staff who participated in this noble cause wholeheartedly. He further added that everyone should donate blood as it replicates human values and social responsibility towards our society. Dr. Gupta further said "Blood can't be manufactured as other things can, it can only be given to save the lives"
Dr. KNS Kang, Director General congratulated and applauded the efforts made by the students and faculty for organizing this Blood Donation Camp in a well-planned manner. He also lauded the motivation of students, faculty and staff for their highly enthusiastic contribution in making it a success. He further encouraged that blood donation camps like this should be organized on a regular basis as a part of contribution towards society.