Report by OD bureau; Jharsuguda: Vedanta employees at Jharsuguda paid a quite but strong tribute to the fallen heroes of Kargil on the occasion of Kargil Vijaya Diwas. A Record number 272units of Blood Collected voluntarily by the employees of VAL and Donated to the Red Cross Society of Jharsuguda and Sambalpur.
On this occasionInaugurating the eventtoday held at VAL,FAC IIDistrict Magistrate and collector Mr.Guru Prasad Mishra wished that more and more such initiatives should be taken up by responsible corporates and appreciated the efforts.Present during the occasion Vedanta’s COO Mr. Abhijit Pati reassured that we are committed to our people around us and repeated the message to all that “Gift of Blood is gift of Life” andthanked employees for creating a record and history by supressing the previous record of 175 units of Blood of the Dist.
Shri Abhijit Pati Chief Operating Officer, VAL Jharsuguda took the lead along with Mr Gattu Rambhav, Mr Dayanidhi Behera, Mr Umesh Meheta,Mr K A Chowdary and other Sr. Members of family leads from the front inspired others employee to donate their blood.
This camp would not have been possible without all the help of District Red Cross Society Sambalpur and Jharsuguda and the keenness of Dr S MishraBlood Bank Officer SBP, Dr S. JoJo Blood Bank Officer and Mr. Sashi Bhusan Naik, Mr.BhagbanNayak(Technicians) and Other Support staff.
A large Numbers of Volunteers across the Department participated with a great enthusiasm to make this event a successful.