LPU NSS Initiative ‘Samarpan…a Lifeline’ Honored with a State Award

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This award has been accorded for Samarpan…a lifeline’s contribution of 1400+ blood units in the year 2015-16.

Samarpan …a lifeline, an initiative of LPU-NSS, has been honored with a state award, for the second time in a row, for their commendable contribution towards volunteer blood donation on ‘National Volunteer Blood Donation Day’. A government body, State Blood Transfusion Council, Punjab, organized the award ceremony at Mansa, Bathinda.

The Health Minister, Punjab Government, Mr. Surjit Kumar Jayani awarded the University with the citation of acclamation under the signatures of Principal Secretary Health cum President SBTC, Punjab. This award has been accorded for Samarpan…a lifeline’s contribution of 1400+ blood units in the year 2015-16.

On this achievement, the Pro-Chancellor of the University, Ms. Rashmi Mittal said, “We are very happy to receive this award, as it will further motivate us to be energetic in such self-less, humane pursuits. In fact, our University works hard to ingrain community service into the very being of each and every student, along with their professional programmes. Many blood donation camps by Samarpan …a lifeline, in association with  prominent NGOs and Volunteer Organizations, have become a constant  feature at the University.”

Appreciating the efforts made by Samarpan …a lifeline, she added, “Blood donation by students is always voluntarily as this is a noble and humane cause. They come forward and set an example for others to follow. They value the fact that that blood donation is the gift of life to someone in need.”