RSS sponsored Blood Bank, biggest Blood Bank in Karnataka.
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Bangalore, June 22: Karnataka’s one of the most reputed social service organisation Rashtrotthana Parishat has set another milestone, this time it is on Medical Healthcare. Rashtrotthana Parishat has initiatated “Rashtrotthana Rakta Nidhi (Blood Bank)” at Chamarajpet of Bangalore, its state Headquarters. Now, it is the number one blood bank of the state as far as total number of blood collected and transfused.
Rashtrotthana Parishat is an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh initiative for social reforms in Karnataka.
Established 18 years agao, Rashtrotthana Rakta Nidhi (Blood Bank) has colleceted blood from a total of 1,75,073 blood donors. The collected blood has been given to 1,31,593 patients. Rest of the blood were processed for PCV collections, serum separations etc. The total unit of blood collected till March 2012 is 2,89,321.
These figures make the Rashtrotthana Rakta Nidhi (Blood Bank) being the number one blood bank in state as far as number of unit of blood collected, claims its annual report.
Rashtrotthana Rakta Nidhi (Blood Bank) is an ISO certified blood bank, provides blood for the needy on a 24×7 service. In 2011-2012, so far the blood bank has collected 48,647 units of blood through various blood donation camps.
Rashtrotthana Blood Bank, Keshava Shilpa,Kempegowdanagar, Bangalore -560019Contact: 080-26612730/31/32
About Rashtrotthana Parishat:
Rashtrottahana Parishat was started off in a rented building at South End Road in Bangalore in 1965. Now, it has turned out to be one of the leading social service organizations in the state. When the Parishat took on its task of social welfare, it was keen on retaining the essence of indigenous culture rather than grafting of alien ideologies and blind imitation of western methods. While it is true that situation at the ground level was depressing, the Parishat made it a point that social welfare should be done in keeping with nationalist ethos. The welfare activities of the Parishat have touched several hearts in its journey of transforming and enriching society.
In more than 40 years of service, the Parishat has touched all the segments of the society from the underprivileged to the most influential. Intellectuals, activists, resource persons, writers, orators, technocrats and many others have participated in this Yajnic fire of social service. With ideals at heart and ground realities in mind, the Parishat is determined to transform society with a spirit of unity. The onus of transforming and creating a positive society rests not only with us. You are also an equal partner in this transformation. Your cooperation in every sphere is sought whether it is through labour of love or assistance in any other form. Overall, we request you to be with us in this noble task of enlightening and creating a positive society.