The Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal organized a blood donation camp in its campus on Friday to mark the Blood Donation Day that enlivened its Joy of Giving Week celebrations.
The students and staff members voluntarily donated the blood along with Dr.Mrinal Chatterjee, head of the institute. It was a collection of 28 units of blood, which is donated to Red Cross Society, Dhenkanal.
The camp was organized with the help of Dhenkanal District Blood Bank. Mr.Biranchi Pani, President of Dhenkanal District Blood Association and Dr. Balabhadra Ram coordinated the camp.
The IIMCians are also observing Joy of Giving Week (JoGW) this week. Kindness to the needy children, the old aged and other marginalized sections of society constitute the core of the mission of the JoGW
The students and staff members visited the Maharsi Dayananda Service Mission Orphanage, some five kilometers away from the district headquarter on Sunday. They spent the whole day with the kids and old age people.
The budding journalists organized several programmes in the orphanage including song, dance, hopscotch and games. They also distributed cloths, toys and teaching-learning materials to kids. (IIMC-Dkl)