National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

Rongili Barta- Along with the rest of country, National Voluntary Blood Donation Day will be observed at Assam Administrative Staff College, Jayanagar, Khanapara October 1, 2022. The state-level event has been organized by Assam State Blood Transfusion Council (ASBTC) and Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) under the aegis of Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt of Assam. During the event, ‘Thalassemia Support Scheme’ for children with Thalassemia under the age group of 0 to 14 years of age will be launched. Under this scheme, apart from the other benefits received by the Thalassemia patients under various schemes, financial assistance amounting to Rs 10,000/- will be provided annually to the children upto 14 years of age who are registered with the Government health facilities. Another highlight of the event is felicitation of 10 best donor organizations who have conducted highest number of Voluntary Blood Donation camps and collected maximum units of blood in the year 2021-22

Rank Name of Organization
1st Prize Purbottar Pradesiya Marwari Yuva Manch
2nd Prize Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (Bharatiya Janata Party, Assam)
3rd Prize National Medicos Organization (NMO)
4th Prize LIONS Club of Brahmaputra Valley
5th Prize Indian Red Cross Society, Assam
6th Prize Team Humanity
7th Prize Akhil Bharatiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad
8th Prize Arunjyoti Yuva Sangha, Dibrugarh
9th Prize Biswa Hindu Parishad
10th Prize Jaanvi Social Welfare Foundation (Khoon)

Four best Blood Centres who have registered at e-Rakt Kosh and conducted maximum number Voluntary Blood Donation camps and collected maximum units of blood during Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav that started on September 17, 2022 will be felicitated.

Sl No Name of Blood Centres
1. State Of The Art Model Blood Bank, Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati, Assam
2. Bhogeswari Phukanani Civil Hospital, Blood Centre, Nagaon, Assam
3. Blood Centre, Cachar Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Cachar, Assam

4. Central Hospital N. F. Railway, Blood Centre, Kamrup, Assam

Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary etc Shri Atul Bora who is also the Guardian Minister of Kamrup (M) district will attend the meeting as the Chief Guest. Principal Secretary to the Govt of Assam, Shri Avinash Joshi, IAS, will be the Guest of Honour. Various dignitaries from Health & Family Welfare Department will also grace the occasion.