The NSS unit of Rohini College of Engineering and Technology organised a blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Rotaract Club on February 23rd, 2018. The camp began at 10.00 a.m. with a short inaugural function where in Dr. S.Caroline Geetha, Blood Bank Medical Officer, Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital, Asaripallam and Rtn.S.Kamaraj, President, Rotary Club of Ngl,Rtn.S.Senthil Kumar, Managing Trustee,Sreeram Cancer Trust, Nagercoil, Rtn.Chidambaran Pillai, Secretary, Rotary Club Of Nagercoil was given a floral welcome.
Dr. S.Caroline Geetha expressed her gratitude to the NSS unit of our college for its continuous endeavour in this regard. She also stressed on the growing need of blood in the state and commended the young volunteers for their noble act. The Camp was inaugurated where 300 volunteers came forward to donate blood during the camp which included teaching & non-teaching staff, student donors. At the end 160 units of Blood was collected. The blood donors were given energy Drink after donating the blood in order to reenergize themselves. The blood donors were provided with a blood donation certificate card by Rotary Club of Nagercoil.The camp concluded at around 2.30 p.m.
This was the 2nd camp conducted by the NSS unit for this academic year. The first being conducted on 07-04-2017 where in 78 volunteers donated blood. The blood donation camp was coordinated by Dr.N.Senthil Vel Murugan, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics , Mr.Nagarajan, Assistant Professor Dept. of ECE, Mr.Loganathan, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering.
BLOOD GROUP IDENTIFICATION CAMP
The Rotaract club of RCET conducted Blood Group Identification camp at Opulant Hall on 07-04-2017. They started with auspicious Lamp Lightening Ceremony and Ms. Thaushya from Department of Computer Science & Engineering gave the welcome address. Next to that ,Principal of RCET inaugurated the session by providing this information, that it is compulsion to know the Blood group as a prerequisite. He thanked the Rotary club which conducted such an important camp.
The esteemed chief guest Dr. Stella Janet, DPM DAPCU, Kanya Kumari, (District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit) gave a detailed account of the importance of identification of blood group and also said that during sudden and fatal conditions like accidents, the importance of identification will be more. She said that there will be ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘O’ groups and also gave various details of RH factor. More than 500 students participated in this blood group identification camp. Ms. Ayesha Third year student of ECE Department proposed the Vote of Thanks.