Inaugurates blood donation camp at CUK
Srinagar, Sept 29: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdul Wahid Saturday said that those donating blood through allogeneic blood donations are promoting a bigger human cause as they are completely unaware as to who is going to get a new lease of life from their gesture of donation.
“Such volunteers are doing a humungous service to the humanity and this sharing and caring behavior of humans differentiates them from the rest of the creations,” said Prof. Abdul Wahid while inaugurating a blood donation camp organised by the Centre for Cultural/NSS/Sports Activities of the Central University of Kashmir in collaboration with Hussainee Khidmatgar Committee and Blood Bank on Saturday. Prof. Abdul Wahid appreciated the students and other staff members of the varsity for volunteering for this noble cause and said that such events would now onwards be conducted regularly by the University.
Representative of Hussainee Khidmatgar Committee and Blood Bank, Mr. Aga Syed Abdul Hussain Al Moosvi, emphasised on the Muslim world to donate blood for the people as scores of ailing persons need the same every day. He also detailed out the teaching of Islam in this regard.
Mr. Aga Syed Abdul Hussain Al Moosvi also donated blood on the occasion.
CUK Registrar, Prof. Muhammad Afzal Zargar, hailed the volunteers, particularly the students, for coming forward for this noble cause. “Those donating one unit of blood cold be saving the precious lives of three ailing people including children,” Prof. Muhammad Afzal Zargar said. He said the people should donate blood frequently as it has been scientifically proven that donating blood doesn’t harm or weaken any individual. “A person has a capacity to donate blood after every two months,” he said adding the University would hold more such camps in near future.
Centre for Cultural/NSS/Sports Activities, Coordinator, Dr. Fayaz Ahmad Nika said the main aim and objective of holding the blood donation camp was to infuse a sense of responsibility among the students about their contribution towards the society. He said the University would urge other students to volunteer for donating the blood at regular intervals and would accordingly tie up with the medical centres. Dr. Fayaz Ahmad Nika said the volunteers who donated blood would be given blood donation certificates which they can utilize at the time of need for them also.
In the blood donation camp, which was organised for the first time, since the establishment of the varsity, as many as 40 persons comprising students and some members of non-teaching staff donated their blood.
Department of Convergent Journalism Coordinator, Mr. Shahnaz Bashir presented the vote of thanks while as MTM Assistant Prof. Mr. Faizan Ashraf conducted the programme.