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Prisons Department, J&K organizes blood donation camps in prisons

J&K Prisons Department, in collaboration with Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad, organised blood donations camps at 13 prisons of J&K, on 17th September 2022, on the Birthday of Hon’ble Prime Minister, to support the Country Wide Mega Blood Donation Drive and to raise awareness about humanitarian issue of donation of blood.
 
The blood donation camps were open for volunteers from amongst the staff and citizens and a large number of volunteers donated blood. All prescribed/proper protocol was followed to ensure all round safety. Certificate and refreshment were provided to the donors, as a mark of our gratitude.

Director General Prisons, J&K- Sh. H.K. Lohia, IPS also donated blood at Central Jail Srinagar. Speaking on the occasion, he said that donating blood is one of the most precious gift, for humanity, and it strengthens the virtue of donation and inculcates, the concept of One Universe One Human Race as anyone can give to another person – “the gift of life”. Blood donation is noble virtue, which not only saves precious lives but also benefits the donor. Shri Lohia complimented and thanked the donors and medical/para-medical staff from Health and Medical Education Department as well as all Supporting Staff, Media and Countrymen, for supporting the drive. He added today is Vishwakarma Diwas also, and the Giant Strides, Mega Projects, will receive Blessings, befittingly.

Union Health Ministry has launched a massive blood donation campaign called ”Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav” Pakhwara (fortnight) from 17th September – 1st October 2022. This initiative urges individuals to donate blood and support the Prime Minister’s Vision for Mankind.

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