The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) in collaboration with Rotary Club of Kanpur Shaurya and BloodConnect, organised the Diamond Jubilee Mega Blood Donation Camp on the Republic Day. The blood donation was held at Yoga Hall, GH 1 and Hall 12 of IIT Kanpur. The camp was a coordinated effort from IMA Charitable Blood Bank, GSVM Medical College Blood Bank, Shyam Bihari Tiwari Charitable Blood Centre and D Stairs Charitable Blood Bank. As many as 355 members registered for the blood donation camp. A total of 316 units of blood was collected, of which 113 units of blood were donated at Yoga Hall location; 51 units of blood were donated at GH 1; 52 units of blood were donated at Hall 2 and 100 units of blood were donated at Hall 12. From Raktarpan, IIT Kanpur, Akshat Jain, MitaliKhetan, and Reeteswaroop Singh coordinated the event. Additionally, volunteers included Dhruv Bansal, Mohan Rajput, ShubhamMaurya, Harsh Kumar, Eesha Sihare, Surya Shukla and Sameer Kashyap. The event witnessed the presence of rotarians from the Rotary Club of Kanpur Shaurya, including Charter President Amitabh Gupta, Club President Rajesh Kapoor, Amit MitraBhupesh Srivastava, Dr. Swapna Maurya, Pradeep Gupta, Ajay Agarwal, Ajay Srivastava, Pankaj Kapoor, Deepak Malviya, and Harish Bhatia. Volunteers from BloodConnect included Tushar Basak, Manu Srivastava, Abhimanyu Jain, RameshwarLokhande, and Kanishk Maheshwari.

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