Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, in keeping with its policy of commitment towards society and to sensitize the students accordingly, organized its annual Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Rotary Club Sahibabad & Vardaan Multispecialty Hospital Blood Bank on 23 April, 2019. 323 units of blood were donated by the students, faculty and staff of AKGEC while contributing towards thenoble cause.
The camp was inaugurated by Shri Subhash Jain, District Governor of Rotary Clubs located in Noida, Ghaziabad, Modinagar and some parts of Delhi. Shri Rakesh Chharia, President Rotary Club Sahibabad and delegates from Vardaan Multispecialty Hospital Blood Bank & Rotary Club also graced the inaugural ceremony.
Student conveners Akhil Gupta, Vatsalya Yadav, Anurag Pratap and Mitali Singh with their team of student volunteers from all years and branches managed the camp with full dedication under the guidance of Dean Student Welfare.
With a motive to encourage students to step forward and donate blood, Team Footprints had organized Blood Donation Poster Making competition on 14 April, 2019. Ingenious and motivating ideas were artistically drawn on the canvas and every single idea alluringly highlighted the necessity and significance of blood donation. About 300 students participated in the competition. Selected posters were displayed in the college exhibition arcade.
Like all previous years and in keeping with our policy of commitment towards society, annual Blood Donation Camp at our college was held on 21 Feb 2018, in association with Rotary Club, South End, Ghaziabad. MMG Hospital on behalf of CMO, Ghaziabad had also participated.
The camp witnessed an enthusiastic turnout of the students. As many as 800 of them had registered for the blood donation. Faculty Members & Staff of the college also made valuable contribution resulting in donation of 530 units of blood on the day. This was in addition to the donation of 114 units by our college a few months back. So, a total of 644 units of blood were donated during the year 2017-18.
Eminent dignitaries from the city of Ghaziabad and Rotary Club of South End visited the camp and conveyed their blessings. Sh. S.K. Middha, Chairman, Rotary Blood Bank, Noida also visited the camp and was all praise with the arrangements around and the way the camp had been organized. Dr. R.K. Agarwal, Director AKGEC, HODs / Deans graced the occasion with their visit.
Having commenced at 9:00AM, the camp closed at 5:00 PM on the day.