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.
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.