By TC News Desk
Agartala, December 26: In response to the persistent blood crisis plaguing the state’s blood banks, a crucial meeting took place on Tuesday to strategize and create a calendar for voluntary blood donation camps. The gathering, held at Pragya Bhava in Agartala, was orchestrated by the Department of Health and Family Welfare.
Representatives from various entities, including the Border Security Force (BSF), Police, National Service Scheme (NSS), and others actively participated in the meeting. Among the notable attendees were Dipak Majumdar, the Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation, the Secretary of the Health Department, the Director of the Health Department, Jubeli Debbarma, Officer in charge of Family Welfare and Disease Prevention Department, and other key stakeholders.
During the meeting, Mayor Majumder emphasized the critical need for a well-organized calendar of voluntary blood donation camps to address the ongoing challenges faced by the patient’s families due to delayed access to blood. He highlighted that the demand and supply of blood can be better balanced through increased organization of blood donation camps
. Majumder also pointed out the scarcity of camps during Durga Puja and stressed the importance of planning the blood donation calendar in advance to alleviate the situation. The meeting aimed to lay the groundwork for a comprehensive and proactive schedule to ensure a consistent supply of blood throughout the year.