Uttarakhand has got the second place in the blood donor collection in the Blood Donation Amrit Mahotsav organized across the country from 17 September 2022 to 01 October 2022 on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday by the Health Department, Government of India. On the occasion of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, on the occasion of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, the Honorable Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya honored Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar, the in-charge Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Uttarakhand in a ceremony organized at AIIMS Auditorium in Delhi. Dr. Atul Goyal, Director General, Ministry of Health, Government of India and Dr. Srinivasan, Director, AIIMS Delhi were also present on the occasion.
In-charge Secretary Health and Medical Health Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar, Director Uttarakhand Blood Transmission Council Dr. Saroj Naithani, Officer-in-Charge Blood Cell Dr. Sujata Singh were also present in the award ceremony. Congratulating all the officers and employees on this achievement of the state for doing excellent work in voluntary blood donation, the Secretary-in-charge said that this honor given to Uttarakhand by the Government of India is a matter of pride, along with the responsibility of the health department of the state. increases.