Srinagar: Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) in collaboration with Indian Army’s 21 RR, Media Association of Handwara, Handwara Police organized a blood donation camp at Environmental Hall at Handwara on Monday. The event was a resounding success, with around 60 units of blood donated.
The blood donation camp was inaugurated by ADC Handwara Nazir Ahmad Mir, President Media Association Aatif Qayoom, BDC chairman Langate Showket Hussain Pandith, and Town Commander Handwara Major Jerry.
On the occasion, ADC Handwara, BDC Chairman Langate, SHO Handwara, Army Jawans, police personnel, and media men, among 60 people, donated their blood.
ADC Handwara praised the initiative, stating that such programs are the need of the hour, and everyone should come forward to provide a helping hand in donating blood for saving precious lives.
President of the Media Association, Handwara Aatif Qayoom, expressed his gratitude to all the donors and the administration for their assistance in organizing the blood donation camp.
He also emphasized the association’s responsibility to give back to society and announced that more events like this would be organized in the future.
Red Cross volunteer Imtiyaz Ahmad, a senior member of the association, donated blood for the 63rd time, while the vice president of the association, Shamim Bhat, donated for the 32nd time, setting an excellent example for others to follow.
The event was a great success, and the Handwara Media Association (HAM) hopes to organize similar initiatives in the future to continue their efforts in giving back to society.