New Delhi: SJVN Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma inaugurated a blood donation camp organised at corporate headquarters, Shimla. The blood donation camp was inaugurated in the august presence of Director (Personnel) Geeta Kapur, Director (Civil) SP Bansal and Director (Electrical) Sushil Sharma. The Chief Patron of Satluj Shree Ladies Club, Lalita Sharma and President of Club, Rekha Kaushal also graced the occasion along with members and office bearers of the club. The camp was organised in association with IGMC Blood Bank, Shimla.
On this occasion Sharma said that SJVN has been adopting various welfare measures for contributing in the betterment of the society and in the current COVID-19 pandemic, there could be no better service to humanity, than blood donation. Due to the restrictions that were enforced on account of COVID-19 shortage of blood in blood bank is being witnessed. This blood donation camp would be useful to cater to the needs of blood for the patients.
Saurabh Raj Sood working as a senior manager with SJVN donated blood for the 78th time. 140 units of blood were donated by the employees, their family members, Satluj Shri Ladies Club, Shimla and contractual workers, who overwhelmingly volunteered for this noble cause. As recognition of the noble efforts by the donors and to appreciate their valuable contribution mementos to the donors were presented by senior officers of SJVN.
Dr Meghna Kahlon and the team from Blood Bank, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla with the help of the volunteers from SJVN, conducted the camp successfully. During the camp, the donations were taken strictly following the COVID-19 safety guidelines and social distancing norms.
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