Sant Nirankari Mandal donates 110 units of blood
STATE TIMES NEWS
AKHNOOR: Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation organised a voluntary blood donation camp at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Akhnoor.
The camp was inaugurated by Sarita Chouhan, Commissioner Secretary Social Welfare Department J and K Govt. While speaking on the occasion she said that blood donation is a need of time and applauded the efforts of Sant Nirankari Mission and congratulated all the volunteer donors and assured full co-operation to the mission for the future events as well. Other dignitaries present in the camp were Dr Neeti from Blood Bank GMC Jammu, S.P Verma President Gandhi Global Family, B.R Lachotra Gen. Secretary Study Villa Charitable Trust, Ram Mehta, Chuni Lal Sanchalak and several prominent senior citizens of the town.
Ajit Singh Zonal incharge, Sant Nirankari Mandal said that even though basically the mission is a spiritual movement, it has been making a significant contribution towards social welfare activities also. He said that while launching the series in 1986, His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj said that ‘Blood should flow in veins and not in drains.’ Ever since, lakhs of devotees have been donating blood every year. He also mentioned about other social welfare activities of the mission
Sansar Chand, Sanyojak, Sant Nirankari Mandal branch Akhnoor, welcomed the Chief Guest, prominent citizens, hospital authorities and volunteers of the mission.
The camp was held in collaboration with Blood and Transfusion Deptt. of Govt. Medical College, Jammu, Indian Red Cross Society and JKSACS.