The NSS unit of Nehru Memorial College, Puthanampatti organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with Government Hospital, Trichy and Government Hospital, Thuraiyur on 06-07-2018. The camp began at 10.00 a.m. with a short inaugural function. Dr. Velmurugan, chief surgeon, Thuraiyur and Dr. Solai Megala, Thuraiyur and his 17 member team was started the camp. Er.Pon.Balasubramaniyam, President, Nehru Memorial College, expressed his gratitude to the NSS unit of the college for its continuous endeavor in this regard. The Camp was inaugurated by Dr. A. R. Ponperiasamy Principal, Nehru Memorial College. More than 200 volunteers were participated in the blood donation camp and 100 volunteers came forward to donate blood during the camp which included students, teaching & non-teaching staff. Not only the NSS volunteers, our NCC cadets were also assisting and helping at the camp. Not only boys, even girls came forward and donated blood, eradicating the myth that girls are not strong enough to be donating blood. Overall, the camp was a novel way of addressing a national cause. At the end 92 units of Blood was collected. The blood donors were given water, Biscuits and frooti after donating the blood in order to reenergize themselves. The blood donors were provided with a blood donation certificate. The camp concluded at around 2.00 p.m.
This was the 1st camp conducted by the NSS unit for this academic year. The blood donation camp was coordinated by N.S.S Programme Officers of the college Thiru A.Jagadeesan, Dr.C.Prabhakaran, Mr.T.Prakash, Ms.S.Divyakannu, Dr.V.Kaleeswari and NCC officer Dr.A.Rajendran, RRC coordinator Dr.V.Ramesh, Shakthi Rotary Club coordinator Dr. M. Vijayalakshmi, Rotoract Club Coordinator Dr. M. Ramesh.