250 Donate Blood & 111 Pledge Organs at the Camp organized at PGI

Religion teaches us love and service to humanity and there cannot be a better service than saving someone’s life.

 This was the key message delivered at the Organ and Blood Donation camp organized alongside the two day Samagam of Brahmrishi Shri Kumar Swami Ji here at Mela  Ground, Sector 5, Panchkula today.

 Leveraging the huge turn-out at the Samagam from different parts of the nation, Regional Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (ROTTO) PGIMER in collaboration with Shri Shiv Kanwar Mahasangh Charitable Trust organized the camp which witnessed an enthusiastic response with 250 people donating blood and 111 pledging organ donation at the camp.

 Simmi B Sumbria and Nilakshi Sharma, Transplant Coordinators at ROTTO PGIMER informed the public about the noble cause of organ donation and addressed their myths and misconceptions about the cause. 

 Shri Shiv Kanwar Mahasangh Charitable Trust was represented by Chairman Mr Subhash Gupta and President Mr Rakesh Sangar at the event. Mr. Ashok Mittal, President Onkar Dass Mittal Charitable Trust was also present on the occasion.

 Speaking about the initiative, Mr.Gupta highlighted that religion having a great influence on people’s thinking, awareness sessions like this one organized and supported by religious gurus can assist in motivating the communities to come forward and join the cause.”

 Reiterating the same sentiment, Mr Sangar said,“Through these camps, we want to build awareness and a positive attitude towards this noble and healthy practice of blood and organ donation.” He expressed his happiness at the positive response at the camp.

 The camp concluded with felicitation of the dignitaries and the donors at the event.

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