AMUOBA Blood Donation Camp


December 02:   The Aligarian Society, a student body of Aligarh Muslim University organized a one-day voluntary blood donation camp in collaboration with the Blood Bank, J.N. Medical College at the lawns of Arts Faculty. Around 50 students and staff members of the University donated blood at the camp. The camp was organized to mark the World AIDS Day.

The Member of Legislative Assembly, Kol, Haji Zamaeerullah inaugurated the camp by donating blood. Addressing the students present on the occasion, he called upon the students and common people to make such donations as it was noble service meant for fellow human beings in need. He said that he was always ready to provide help to the students in organizing such events. He also expressed happiness to see that students were taking interest in social activities and were organizing such camps on their own.

The incharge of JNMC Blood Bank, Dr. Mohd Arif said that it was second time that the Blood Bank had organized a camp in collaboration with the Aligarian Society and both the camps had proved very successful. The President of the Society, Affan Ahmad said that blood donation camps are an attempt to serve the human beings. He said that the society will keep organizing such camps in future. He appealed to the students to join the society and take part in its services to mankind.

Md. Zubair Khan, Senior Member of the Society said that the students of university had a serious approach towards such activities and their participation in a large number is a testimony to this fact.

On this occasion Secretary of the Society Irfan Nazir, Mukesh Maheshwari, Khalid Khan, Mohsin, Javed Mahmood, Naim Akhtar, Md. Yusuf Khan, Arham Khan, Abdul Aziz were present.

SOCH NGO working for Society

SOCH... beyond the imagination, a Social Organization run by the students of AMU students organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with the Blood Bank, JN Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University. Professor Tarique Mansoor, Principal and CMS, JN Medical College inaugurated the camp.

Professor Mansoor, while addressing the camp, appreciated the efforts put up by SOCH and assured his support for all positive work towards the benefit of the students or university in any form. He also recalled about the medical team which was sent to help Nepal Earthquake victims by SOCH and said that it was a genuine step to help mankind. He also informed that the Blood Bank has been credited with "A" Grade, which is made possible by the efforts of staff members of blood bank and Dept of Pathology.

Professor S.H. Arif, Incharge, Blood bank said that regular organizing of such initiatives in and around the premises of University generates a spirit of sacrificing for a noble cause.

Dr Saleem Mohammad Khan of SOCH said that the organization believes on the principles of Mother Teresa and the entire camp has been dedicated to her. On 26th Aug it was Mother Teresa Birth anniversary. He mentioned that she made sacrifices throughout her life for the betterment of others. 

Dr Danish Suhail of SOCH said that the organization is planning to maintain blood group records of all the students admitted in AMU which will help in the easy provision of Blood Donor of particular blood group.

Dr Smriti Prasad, Dr Sohail, Dr Sadaf Hayat, Dr Aliya Ahsan, Dr Talha Rehman from Department of Pathology coordinated the whole event.

Professor Mubasshir Yunus, Dr Murad ahmad, Ex President, RDA, Dr Asim Israr Khan, Dr Durre Aden and Dr Adil Ali were present on the occasion.

Faraz Islam, Daiyyan Usmani, Shamshul arfeen, Arshad, Wakkas, Furqan, Sartaj, Mohsin, Sameer Minai, Amood Gulzar, Shahbaz Sajid, Zaid Malik, Shantanu, Faizan Anwar, Tabish Ashrafi, Danish firoze, Talib Naqvi, Anas Ali, Thakur Vishant Singh, Ahmad Mujtaba, Mujib Malik, Noman, Abdul Aleem, Adil Saifi and Adnan from 'Soch' facilitated the organization of the event whereas technicians Aditya, Safiya, Shahnawaz and Qayamuddin were actively involved.

A total of 53 units of blood were collected. The donors included Shubam, Shantanu, Faizan Anwar from MBBS. Dr Mohd Rafey, Secretary, RDA also donated Blood. A large no of female students donated blood in this camp which is much higher from previous records few of them are Sana, Fabeha, Anubha, Charul, Nida, Padma, Naila, Asma, Ayushi, Shafia, Methali, Isma and many more.


November 19:   The Aligarian Society, a students' body of Aligarh Muslim University organized a one-day voluntary blood donation camp in collaboration with the Blood Bank, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College at the lawns of Zakir Husain Engineering College. Around 80 students and staff members of the University donated blood at the camp.

Addressing the students on the occasion, the Principal of Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Prof. Ekram Husain said that he is always ready to provide support to them for such noble purposes.

The Secretary of the Aligarian Society, Affan Ahmad said that the society, established on October 17, 2012, is committed to provide services to humanity as propagated by the founder of this great seat of learning, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. He said that it was planning to organize four such camps in the campus at the Arts, Faculty, Women's College, Law Faculty and Science Faculty. He urged the students to participate in the activity in large number and serve the humanity.

The Incharge of the Blood Bank of J. N. Medical College, Dr. Mohd. Arif, played an active role in organizing the camp. The students took great interest in the exercise and donated blood enthusiastically. Shahrukh Gulzar, Abdul Aziz, Kamil Wakil, Irfan Nazir, Abu Qamar Nomani, Mohd. Arhan Khan, Sultan, Kaleem, Suhail Ahmad of UP AIDS Control Society and Azam Khan extended their full cooperation and support to the initiative.



The AMUOBA Blood Donation Camp was organized in the school on the 24th of January. We had a healthy turn out of donors (126 in total) and in spite of our best intentions, we had to turn down a few people towards the end of the camp as the Blood Bank Society could only accept around 100 units at that time.
We would like to thank all the parents and the Old Boys for their continuing support towards this noble cause. Also, a special thanks to the Batch of 2001 for sponsoring and supporting the Camp.