Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

Over 50 cadets from 8th Bn NCC donate blood

By A Correspondent

NAGAON, Nov 22 - Just ahead of its Raising Day as well as Constitution Day, cadets of the 8th Battalion NCC in association with the Blood Bank unit of Nagaon BP Civil Hospital organised a blood donation camp on Saturday at its battalion headquarters here. More than 50 cadets from the battalion and hailing from around seven districts donated blood at the camp.

Senior physician Dr Chandan Sarma, district blood programme adviser Rinku Dutta, associate NCC officers Shaiful Islam and Gayatri Doley were present in the camp. Rinku Dutta informed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stored blood in almost all the blood banks of the state were dangerously low due to which many patients lost their lives. Amidst such a situation, the NCC started a blood collection drive across the state, Dutta added. Interacting with the local mediapersons, the Commanding Officer of the NCC battalion, Colonel Ajoy Prabhakor said around 1,000 cadets of the battalion hailing from seven districts, namely Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai, Karbi Anglong etc., were engaged in a sensitisation drive to generate awareness among the people about the fatal virus.

He claimed that more than 24 cadets from the battalion have been appointed by Assam police battalion during the current fiscal year.

More in Entertainment
Next Story
Similar Posts
Over 50 cadets from 8th Bn NCC donate blood

NAGAON, Nov 22 - Just ahead of its Raising Day as well as Constitution Day, cadets of the 8th Battalion NCC in association with the Blood Bank unit of Nagaon BP Civil Hospital organised a blood donation camp on Saturday at its battalion headquarters here. More than 50 cadets from the battalion and hailing from around seven districts donated blood at the camp.

Senior physician Dr Chandan Sarma, district blood programme adviser Rinku Dutta, associate NCC officers Shaiful Islam and Gayatri Doley were present in the camp. Rinku Dutta informed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stored blood in almost all the blood banks of the state were dangerously low due to which many patients lost their lives. Amidst such a situation, the NCC started a blood collection drive across the state, Dutta added. Interacting with the local mediapersons, the Commanding Officer of the NCC battalion, Colonel Ajoy Prabhakor said around 1,000 cadets of the battalion hailing from seven districts, namely Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai, Karbi Anglong etc., were engaged in a sensitisation drive to generate awareness among the people about the fatal virus.

He claimed that more than 24 cadets from the battalion have been appointed by Assam police battalion during the current fiscal year.

More in Entertainment
Similar Posts