Dharan [Nepal]: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu recently organised a blood donation camp in coordination with the Nepal Red Cross Society, Sunsari, to commemorate the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.The camp was held on January 7 by the Indian embassy in Kathmandu and the pension-paying office of Dharan.
The Embassy of India Kathmandu Press said that Indian Army ex-servicemen, staff of the National Investigation Department, Nepal Police, Nepal Traffic Police, Nepal Army, Sub-Metropolitan City, Dharan, BPKIHS, Delhi Public School, Dharan, College Students and citizens of Nepal and staff participated in the event organized between 8 am to 5 pm.
During the event, the PPO Dharan successfully collected 283 blood pints.
The collected blood pints were handed over to the Nepal Red Cross Society for distribution. According to the Nepal Red Cross Society, this is the highest blood pints collection by any organization in a single donation camp.
The Embassy of India in Kathmandu said that Deputy Mayor Sub-Metropolitan City Aaindra Begha, Dharan, Deputy Inspector General of National Investigation Department Krishna Khanal, Incharge of District Traffic Police, Sunsari Inspector Shyam Kumar Basnet, Incharge of Nepal Police School, Dharan Inspector and Umesh Thapa President of Nepal Redcross Society, Sunsari participated in the blood donation camp.
Departmental Head of Orthopedics and Neuron, Dr Bikram Prasad Shrestha, Orthopedics and Neuron Specialist Dr Rajiv Maharjan, and the Head of the Emergency Department, Dr Pramindra Prasad Gupta from BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), according to the Embassy of India Kathmandu.
At the end of the occasion, the Officer in charge of PPO Dharan Major Bharat Kanojiya expressed his gratitude for every participant who contributed during the camp. He also mentioned that he is hopeful that the number of participants in the next blood donation camp will increase.