NSS Unit of JSS College of Nursing, Saraswathipuram, organized voluntary Blood donation awareness Rally on the occasion of National voluntary Blood donation day -2014 on 14.10.2014 at 9 am in collaboration with Department of District Health and Family Welfare, District AIDS prevention and control unit Mysore, Karnataka state AIDS prevention and control unit, Lions south , Mysore and RRC association Mysore and NSS Units, Mysore.
Rally was inaugurated by Sri.R. Lingappa Mayor City Corporation Mysore, Dr.Raghukumar, District AIDS prevention and control officer Mysore, Sri Kallachanne Gowda NSS Coordinator Mysore university, Sri Satish Babu President Lions club of Mysore south , Sri Rajan Secretary lions club of Mysore south and around 400 students and 100 volunteers from various organizations participated.
Following rally National voluntary blood donation Programme was organized by JSS College of nursing in collaboration with District health and family welfare in JSS Primary School auditorium, Saraswathipuram at 10.30 am.
Program was inaugurated by Dr Krishna Murthy Dean and Director Mysore Medical College Mysore, after inauguration he expressed about importance voluntary blood donation and need of blood donation. The guests are Dr. HT Puttaswawy , District health officer, Mysore gave key note address on National voluntary blood donation day theme, Sri Kalachenne Gowda NSS Coordinator Mysore university, Sri Satish Babu President Lions club of Mysore south Dr. Raghukumar, District Aids prevention and control officer, Mysore, Dr.Vidyashankar, President, Annapurna charitable trust, Mysore. Dr Pallavi Blood bank officer JSS Hospital Were presence in this Occasion. Mrs.Aswathi Devi, Associate Prof. JSS College of Nursing Mysore presided over the function.
During this occasion 5 highest blood donated volunteers were felicitated by guests.