INN/ Chennai, @Infodeaofficial 

National Service Scheme, Youth Red Cross, National Cadet Corps of VIT Chennai jointly organized One-day Blood Donation Camp on Saturday, October 27 at its premises in association with Indian Bank. The event was co-organized by Madras Voluntary Blood Bureau, Blood Banks of Institute of Child Health and Hospital, Egmore and Kilpauk Medical College. 

The event was organized in the presence of Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Vice President, VIT Chennai and Dr. S. Aswin Kumar, Medical Officer, Blood Bank, Institute of Child Health and Hospital, Egmore and Dr. Chitra, Medical Officer, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai. Blood Donation Camp, 

The event commenced at 9:00 am and ended at 4:00 pm. A team of 30 members from blood banks collected the blood and 6 doctors oversaw the fitness of the donors. A total of 300 donors voluntarily donated blood for the noble cause of saving lives. Faculty, staff members and students of VIT Chennai actively participated in this camp.

The response to the camp was overwhelming, the NSS Program Co-ordinator Dr. K Karunamurthy, and NSS Program Officer Dr. Balamurugan, YRC Club Co-ordinator Dr. N Punithavelan, and NCC Cooordinator Mr. Balamurali felt that this event could be a regular feature of their agenda of future activities.

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