Jammu, January 11, (Scoop News)- Provincial President National Conference Mr Devender Singh Rana on Saturday lauded the voluntary and philanthropic efforts being supplemented by private sector in mitigating the sufferings of people and helping the in the hour of need.
Inaugurating Blood Camp sponsored by the New Era Environmental High School here this morning, the Provincial President lauded the effort, saying this will not only help in saving precious lives but also strengthen the bonds between the people thus making this world a better place to live in.
The Camp was organised in commemoration of the death anniversary of Prof D. K. Jain, former Controller of Examination, University of Jammu.
“Blood donation is a most valuabable contribution by fellow beings that demonstrates the spirit of sacrifice and love for humanity”, he said and hoped that this unique spirit will form the guiding philosophy for the people to live in harmony. This is imperative in the present day world ridden by greed, hatred and intolerance, he observed.
Mr Rana also complimented the donors and said this will inspire others to come forward for the service of humanity. He said it is heartening that the young people remain always in the forefront to shoulder social responsibilities and contribute towards the betterment of the society at large. “This spirit is to be promoted in a big way and, I am sure, educational institutions will play their crucial role in this regard”, he maintained.
The Provincial President seized the opportunity to urge the students for taking active role in sports and extra-curricular activities, along side academics, and said this is necessary for overall personality development. “It is a universal truth that healthy body possesses an agile mind and therefore the youngsters have to maintain balance between academics and allied activities”, he added.
Making a passionate appeal to the teaching community for incucating moral values among their taught, the Provincial President had a word of advice for the students as well. He exhorted them to work hard, saying this is the only way to reach pinnacles of success. “There is no short cut to success expect hard work, devotion and sincerity of purpose”, he said while adding that this has been the mantra of iconic figures in different fields, who have left an indelible mark by their selfless service to humanity.
Mr Rana appreciated the school management for organising the blood camp and wished them success in all their endeavours, aimed at enlightening the young students and helping the society at large.
Welcoming the chief guest, the school management said that the institution has been contributing its humble bit for the betterment of the society from time to time and holding of the camp is a step in this regard. The management also dwelt on the academic and other allied activities of the school and said that the record card of the institution is second to none. The management also expressed gratitude to those who volunteered for blood donation.
The management also paid tributes to Dr Jain.
On the occasion, young boys and girls showed keen interest in donating blood.
Those present on the occasion included Prabha Jain, Sudesh Jain, Bansi Lal Jain, Dr Vijay Sawhney, I D Soni and others.
The Provincial President also interacted with the doctors, paramedics, students and staff of the school and hailed them for their great effort.
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