Chandigarh, March 13, 2018: Driven by the noble motive of contributing towards saving precious lives, around 400 volunteers comprising students and faculty donated more than 400 units of blood at a blood donation camp organised by Chandigarh College of Education, Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Rotary Club, Kharar. The camp was organized to highlight the importance of Blood Donation that helps save thousands of lives.
The Camp was inaugurated by Mr Karnesh Sharma (IAS) Director, Local Body, Punjab in the presence of Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landranand Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran. Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Mr Kamaldeep Singh Tiwana, Chairman, Rotary Club, Mr. Gurmukh Singh, President Rotary Club, Arshdeep Singh, ICC U-19 Cricketer.
A team of doctors led by Dr. Hari Krishan Dhawan, Assistant Professor, Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER Chandigarh conducted the camp which included pre medical tests and taking care of the various medical requirements at the camp
Reiterating CGC’s commitment towards sensitizing and inspiring students to serve the society, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran, commended the spirit of the blood donors at the camp and also expressed their gratitude to PGIMER Chandigarh and Rotary Club Kharar for their support and cooperation in making the event a success.