Raipur, 13 June 2017
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Ajay Chandrakar will felicitate blood donors, in a programme to be organized on the occasion of World Blood Donors Day on June 14. Mr. Chandrakar told that blood donation doesn’t cause any weakness. Anyone of age 18-65 years can donate blood. The blood donated by you may save somebody’s life. He appealed people of state to donate blood voluntarily. The programme will be organized at new circuit house civil lines, and it will be attended by Principal Secretary Health Department Mr. Subrat Sahu, Secretary Mr. Anil Sahu, Commissioner Mr. R Prasanna and Director Health Services Mr. Narendra Shukla.
Health Commissioner Mr. Prasanna informed today that in this programme, the people who voluntarily donate blood in camps organized by health department and the social service organizations that promote blood donation will be felicitated. Religious organization, voluntary organization, industrial organization, social organization, special organizations that have been promoting blood donation since last five years, men who have donated blood for more than 100 times and women who have donated blood more than 25 times will be felicitated. Similarly, people with negative blood group who have donated blood for 25 times or more and youngster who has donated blood for 25 times or more will also be honoured.