Agartala: To encourage people to donate blood, the Santirbazar Sub-Divisional administration has had organized a blood donation camp on the premises of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate office. MLA Pramod Reang inaugurated the blood donation camp in presence of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Abhedananda Baidya. Civil Defense Volunteers, staffs and officials of the Santirbazar SDM office voluntarily have had donated blood at the camp.
While addressing to the media the Sub-Divisional Magistrate said, donating blood is the most beautiful gift that one can save other lives. Today’s blood donation camp will somehow make up the shortage of blood in the District Hospitals. We have successfully collected 41 units of blood and whereas our main target was to collect 30 units.
Speaking on the occasion, MLA Pramod Reang said, more such blood donation camps will be organized in coming days throughout the sub-division. He thanked the staff and officials of Santirbazar SDM office for organizing the blood donation camp. It is to be noted that according to the South Tripura District Hospital Management, the blood requirement is 200 units in every month for smooth functioning of the district hospital.
The District Hospital Management are hoping that the blood shortage scenario won’t be acute if all social, religious, governments and political organizations comes forward and make efforts to organize blood donation camps.
To meet the demand and supply of blood in the district hospital the Sub-Divisional Administration under the Chairmanship of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Abhedananda Baidya, a meeting was also organised on May 19. The Santirbazar Sub-Divisional Administration has arranged a monthly blood donation camp calendar with effects from the month of May to October 2022.