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Blood donation camp at Hojai.


HojaI:- As a part of Golden Jubilee Celebration one of the oldest Irrigation Scheme of Assam, i.e. Jamuna Irrigation Scheme the Officers, both Office and Field Staffs  along with their family members  organised  a Blood Donation Camp at around 10:30 am on Tuesday under the agies of District Health Department and Hojai Administration at their office campus in Hojai.

  On this occasion a awareness meeting was organised where Sanjai Kumar Mahanta, Executive Engineer presided the meeting.

Eye Specialist and DMO Dr D Chetia Phukan briefly explained the gathering  regarding importance of blood donation. He said all donors will be issued a certificate which will be valid for 1 year. During the period he or she may be able to get one unit of blood from the blood bank without any replacement for his or her kith n kin.

Dr B Saikia I/C Blood Bank raised the point that in Government Sector perhaps Jammu CAD Division is first instance that have organised such a Camp. He thanked the organiser for such a noble deed.

Rikku Dutta counsellor , Blood Bank, Bhogeswari Phukononi civil Hospital, Nagaon explained about  New findings in blood donation such as a diabetic patient can donate blood if he or she is not dependent on insulin, a healthy person aged 65 year can also donate blood.


Earlier, the dignitaries were felicitated under the leadership of Anup Kumar Barthakur, Camp coordinator who gave welcome speech and shared the objective of this event.

Speaking on the Occasion, Executive Engineer Sanjai Kumar Mahanta said,"Blood Donation is a noble work which can save many lives, rich or poor everyone has this precious natural resource.He thanked  the participants and Officers for making the event a grand success.

He  also introduced the mass  and thanked Sri G Kakoty, Sri D Das and Sri P Bora who had sponsored the Lunch.

He further informed that next camp will be organised in the month of December.

 A Total of  80 person's checked their health out of which 50 were selected for donation of  blood.
 
A Nine member team including Doctors,staff, counsellor, lab technician from Bhogeswari Phukononi civil Hospital at Nagaon where present in blood camp.

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Journalist Based in Hojai Town.

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Sanjai Kumar Mahanta's picture

Fantastic reporting
Bhaswati das's picture

This is an indeed very good step taken by a State government department. Very noble of the authorities to have come up eith such great step. 

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PWD minister Parimal Suklabaidya visiting  flood affected people in Dibrugarh on Tuesday. Photo by UB Photos.
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