Blood Donation Drive: A
cause for service to the humanity
Bharat Vikas Parishad is a socio-cultural service organization.
Established in 1963 with a view to serve the mankind, it is inspired
by the thoughts of Swami Vivekanand. Parishad has been blessed with
the active participation of Lala Hans Raj Gupta, Dr. L.M. Singhvi,
Justice H.R. Khanna, Justice Rama Jois and Justice D.R. Dhanuka and
Justice V.S. Kokje as its National Presidents. As on date it has a
nation-wide infrastructure in 360 districts, 1350 branches and
Parishad is trying to infuse the sanskar of Indian Culture among the
students through various programmes such as Guru Vandan Chhatra
Abhinandan, Bharat Ko Jano quiz competitions and National Group Song
Competitions from branch level to prant level and then to national
level. Parishad also organizes Bal Sanskar Shivirs to promote the
feeling of coexistence, co-operation and sharing among the youths.
Parishad is serving the society through assistance to physically
challenged and their rehabilitation, medical camps, aid to needy,
mass marriages, eye camps and eye donations, computer and tailoring
training centres throughout the country. Having its own 74 Trusts
and Societies, the Parishad is providing medical and path lab
facilities through its various centres such as Chandigarh Diagnostic
Centre, BVP Hospital Kota, BVP Viklang Centre Patna and many others.
Parishad is operating about 60 path labs, approx. 200 ambulances and
1600 service projects throughout the country. During 2016-17 our
branches donated 35,000 units of blood.
Blood Donation Drive:
In view of the above mentioned infrastructure and service projects,
national leadership has now launched a nationwide blood donation
derive. It will start from 9-10 July 2017 and continue the whole
year. It aims to collect more than 1 lakh unit of blood in one year
and create a voluntary blood donors data base for more than 5 lakh
donors. Parishad is planning to contact Health Ministry to provide
medical assistance for blood donation camps. The main aim is to
create blood donation awareness among students of higher education,
vocational education, medical and management institutions as well as
social, cultural and professional organizations as well as NSS, NCC
and NYK etc. through publicity in print and electronic media.
Corporate houses and media houses will be contacted for wide
publicity of the drive. Hoardings posters and stickers will be
printed and installed through the branches. A documentary based on
appeals by Swami Satyamitranand Giri, Swami Chidanand ji, Swami Ram
Deo ji. Dr. Pranav Pandya, Manniya Mohan Bhagwat ji. Health minister
Shri J.P. Nadda ji is also planned to be prepared. This drive of BVP
will be a humble contribution towards our Prime Minister’s Health
Information about blood
Blood is a red coloured liquid. It flows in human body amounts 5-6
It contains plasma, red & white particles and platelets.
Hemoglobin it is a substance in red particles that carries oxygen in
the whole body. It
12.5-17 in human body.
What is blood group: - A B O & AB are the blood group. It is also
grouped in positive and
negative. Group is
matched at the time of transfusion.
One unit of blood contains 350-450 ml. according to weight and
Blood can be preserved at 2-4 0C temperature for 35-42
It is required in accident cases, Anemia, pregnant ladies &
A healthy man of 18-65 years with 12 hemoglobin, and above 48 kg
weight, can donate
Process of blood donation is completed within 30 minutes.
Donated blood is recovered in 48 hours.
It is a holistic, selfless service and humble contentment to
Advantages of Blood Donation:
It checks the diseases like cancer
Blood liquidated to check heart attacks
cannot be produced in laboratories
Blood cannot be manufactured. It can only be donated by human
Blood donation is safe, simple and four step process that takes
around 30 minutes
One unit of blood can potentially save at least three lives
If you want to help other: donate your blood.
Blood donation is a service to mankind
Share a little – care a little. Donate blood regularly
Execution of the blood donation drive:
The execution part of the drive will start to create awareness about
the blood donation in higher education management and technical
colleges and institutions. Hoarding, Sticker and handbills will be
distributed, nukkad natak will be organized and a massive call for
blood donation will be made.
First blood donation camp will be organized on foundation day of BVP
(9th or 10th July). A medical team should be
arranged from hospital, medical colleges or blood banks. This camp
will: (i) Receive blood from blood donor (ii) Register voluntary
blood donors for data bank (iii) Test for blood grouping will be
done. It may follow another camp after one month and so on.
Health Department must be invited and permission should be sought
from their medical officers.