On the directions of Director General Prisons J&K, H. K. Lohia, Prison Department, in collaboration with Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad, today organized blood donation camps in Central Jail Jammu and District Jail Rajouri to mark the birthday of Prime Minister and to support the Country Wide Mega Blood Donation Drive to raise awareness about the humanitarian cause of donating blood.
The blood donation camps were open for volunteers from amongst the staff and citizens, and many volunteers donated blood. Proper protocol was followed to ensure safety. Certificates and refreshments were provided to the donors as a mark of our gratitude.
The Jawans of CRPF, JKP and Fire & Emergency Service also donated blood at District Jail Rajouri during the blood donation camp. Speaking on occasion, Sanjeev Kumar, Superintendent District Jail Rajouri, said that donating blood is one of the most precious gifts for humanity and also appreciated the blood donors for their support and participation in making the blood donation camp Successful.
A special ParaMedical Team, headed by Dr. Zulifqar Ahmed, from Department of Blood Transfusion Medicines SMGS Hospital Jammu along with Medical officers and Para medical staff of the Central Jail conducted the Blood Donation Process. Proper protocol was followed to ensure safety.
Certificates and refreshment was provided to the donors, as a gesture of gratitude. Union Health Ministry has launched a massive blood donation campaign called *" Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav"* from September 17 - October 1 2022. This initiative urges individuals to donate blood and support the Prime Minister's Vision for Mankind.