On the occasion of 74th birthday of our chief patron Sri B. S. Yeddyurappa, honorable Member of Parliament and former chief minister of Karnataka, a blood donation camp was organized at our PESITM campus on February 27th, 2016 in association with Rotary Blood Bank, Shivamogga.
The event was conducted as a NSS (National Service Scheme) activity under the guidance of Mr. Tharanatha H., Asst. Prof., Mechanical Engineering Department and NSS Programme Officer.
The event was inaugurated by Smt. S. Y. Arunadevi, Joint Secretary PESITM, Shivamogga, Dr. Sanjay K N, Consultant Pathologist and Rotary Blood Bank Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Sundar Periyar Chief Medical Officer NIMHANS Bangalore by lighting the lamp. The inaugural function was carried out in the presence of Principal, PESITM, HODs of all Departments, faculty and student coordinators as well as blood donors.
Many doctors and specialists were present in the camp for blood check up and consultancy. NSS faculty coordinators from all departments and student coordinators also cooperated to make the event successful.
Students and faculties from various departments donated blood in good number. Students from our sister institutes PES Polytechnic and PES Institute of Advanced Management Studies also donated blood on the occasion voluntarily.
Totally, 194 units of blood were donated altogether. Complementary snack and glucose drink were provided by the rotary blood bank to the donors. Certificates were also distributed right after the blood donation.