Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hindustan University commemorates Martyr's Day

The Youth Red Cross and National Service scheme, social units of Hindustan University commemorated Martyr’s Day in a unique way by organizing a Blood Donation Camp at the MGR Hall, Bay Range campus, Padur. Three organizations – the Indian Red Cross Society, Voluntary Health Service and Kilpauk Medical College’s – mobile unit, conducted the Blood Donation Camp. The slogan was “Donate your blood for a reason, let the reason be life”. They wanted to donate blood and ‘gift’ a person ‘life’ .The camp had three hundred and fifty four donors which comprised of students from various departments and faculty members.
Courtesy: Chennai Engineering Colleges

The Martyr’s day is commemorated in honour of the departed Father of Our Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s death and soldiers who sacrificed and shed their blood for the Nation. At Hindustan University the Youth Red Cross and National Service Scheme through the Blood Donation Camp, collected blood to save the life of the “needy in distress”. The Blood Donation was for the “living life” in the Nation.
Courtesy: Chennai Engineering Colleges

Hindustan University is the hall mark for doing things differently which are -meaningful, symbolic and significant. Earlier the Festival of lights was celebrated by the Youth Red Cross, with the distribution of clothes, dates, and toiletries for Cancer patients at the Cancer Hospital, Adyar with the view- “to light up the lives of the people in distress afflicted by Cancer”.
Courtesy: Chennai Engineering Colleges

The social units like Youth Red Cross and National Service Scheme of the Hindustan University, take active part in social work and social responsibilities. The units carry forward the torch of philanthropy lit by their Founder, Chairman Late Dr. K. C. G. Verghese, making “life” more meaningful and significant to every student in the campus, as its vision – To Make Every Man a Success and No Man a Failure.” Mrs. Ramakrishnasayee, Programme officer of the Youth Red Cross, Assistant Professor, School of Management and Mr. Manivannan, Programme Officer of the NSS Scheme, Assistant Professor, School of Aeronautical Sciences were instrumental in conducting this noble event. The Blood Donation Camp was jointly organized by the Youth Red Cross and National Service Scheme of the Hindustan University.­­
Courtesy: Chennai Engineering Colleges

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