SRINAGAR: A voluntary blood donation camp was held here at Kashmir University on Saturday.
The camp was organised by Red Ribbon Club of department of Students Welfare (DSW) and J&K State AIDS Control Society, Health & Medical Education in association with AMORI KHARIYA (NGO) and KU Health Centre.
Dean College Development Council (DCDC) and Registrar, Prof Neelofar Khan inaugurated the day-long camp which was held in the lawns of Gandhi Bhawan. Appreciating students and volunteers for donating their blood, Prof Khan said: “Such activities shape up the outlook of youth and inculcate the spirit of social activism among them, and engaging with youth at various levels is the foremost priority of the university.”
Dean Students Welfare, Prof G N Khaki said that the main purpose of any education system should be the enlightenment of youth and endeavors like blood donation camps form the bedrock of such enlightenment.
Student volunteers and employees from different departments of Kashmir University and voluntary donors from outside the university participated in the day-long blood donation camp.
Project Director, J&K State AIDS Control Society, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Assistant Director Youth Affairs Rajesh, Chief Proctor KU, CMO Dr Khalid, Coordinator Red Ribbon Club, Liaison Officers and representatives from AMORI KHARIYA were also present on the occasion.