Barbil: Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), in an effort to promote awareness among employees on the importance of donating blood, organised a voluntary blood donation camp in the pellet plant premises here on Saturday.
During the day-long event, organised jointly by District Blood Bank, Keonjhar and Indian Red Cross Society as many as 85 units of blood were collected.
Unit Head of JSPL Barbil, Shri Suresha G inaugurated the camp. On the occasion he said, “I am thankful to all the donors for their active participation and voluntary contribution for a noble cause. I believe, blood donation is the simplest way to do good for the society because by doing this we save lives”.
Shri Suresha lauded initiative of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department and thanked its officials for organising a successful camp.
JSPL’s Dr Ajit Jena and, Dr Prafulla Chandra Mohanta & Dr Puspanjali Patra from Basudevpur community health centre (CHC) conducted the camp along with other officials of health department. Dr Jena spoke on the facts and myths of blood donation concept. He also provided the blood groups related information to the donors and called upon them to donate blood at every possible opportunity, to save precious lives during emergencies.
On the occasion the donors were handed over appreciation certificates for supporting the noble cause.