Bhubaneswar: A week-long blood donation camp was inaugurated today at 29 district headquarters of Odisha today. Organised by the ‘Odisha Mo Parivar – Jeevan Bindu’, the blood donation camp was launched on the occasion of Kranti Dibas on August 9.
The ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ targeted to collect more than 10,000 units of blood during the blood donation programme which will continue till August 15.
In Bhubaneswar, Convener of the ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’, Arup Patnaik inaugurated the ‘Jeevan Bindu’ programme.
Among others, BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra, Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Rajya Sabha MP Sujit Kumar and Bhubaneswar (Central) MLA Ananta Narayan Jena were present at the blood donation camp.
On the first day of the programme, more than 1450 units of blood was collected across the State.