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GU NSS Unit observes World Blood Donor Day

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HT Bureau
GUWAHATI, June 21: 
Gauhati University’s NSS unit and NSS cell commemorated World Blood Donor Day with a meaningful webinar aimed at raising awareness about the importance of blood donation. The event was inaugurated by Dr Ranjan Kumar Kakati, DSW Gauhati University and program coordinator of Gauhati University NSS Cell. In his inaugural speech, Dr Kakati passionately urged the youth to step forward and contribute to the noble cause of blood donation, emphasising the significant impact it can have on humanity.
Dr Rituparna Borah, program officer of Gauhati University Campus NSS Unit, also addressed the participants in a warm welcome speech, emphasising the need to spread awareness about blood donation. Dr Borah expressed deep gratitude to the selfless voluntary blood donors within the NSS family for their invaluable contributions.
Adding expertise to the webinar, Dr Ranjita Sarma, assistant professor of Transfusion Medicine at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, served as the resource person. Dr Sarma shared valuable information and dispelled common myths and misconceptions surrounding blood donation, enlightening the attendees.
The webinar witnessed active participation from around 80 NSS volunteers and program officers representing various colleges and universities. Together, they engaged in an enriching discussion on the significance of blood donation and its potential to save lives.

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