April 10, 2018

Tata Power's Industrial Energy organised Blood Donation Camp in Kalinganagar, Odisha

Bhubaneshwar and Kalinganagar: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has always strived hard to improve the lives of the people living in and around its operational areas. In line with the commitment, Industrial Energy (IEL), Kalinganagar organised a ‘Blood Donation Camp’ in the GIS Building of IEL, Kalinganagar, in association with Central Red Cross Blood Bank, Cuttack. 

Vijayant Ranjan, CEO-IEL and chief, Kalinganagar, donating blood

The objective of this initiative was to collaborate on social causes, and work towards providing quality health care facilities to the community. The company employees and contract workers volunteered enthusiastically and worked in conjunction with the medical teams to make the camp a major success. The initiative received an overwhelming response and a total of 80 units of blood was collected.

Speaking on the initiative, Vijayant Ranjan, CEO-IEL and chief, Kalinganagar Station, said, “In line with the vision of Jamsetji N Tata, we will continue to organise such initiatives that will immensely benefit the community at large. Tata Power has consistently organising such crucial health camps which helps during dire medical emergencies. It gives me great pleasure to see our employees enthusiastically supporting such causes, and demonstrating their strong sense of social responsibility. The active participation of our employees is a testimonial that we are always enthusiastic to support such causes and do our bit to make our society becomes a better place to live.”

The programme was inaugurated by Mr Ranjan and he led the blood donation drive by donating the first bottle of blood at the camp. Employees from IEL along with employees from other associated companies working with IEL were part of the noble cause. The blood donation drive helped in collecting eighty bottles of blood. The volunteers also included 12 students from Career Development Centre in Kalinganagar.

Camps such as this give the employees of Tata Power an opportunity to engage in philanthropic activities and therefore, contribute substantially towards the well-being of the community. To make the blood donation drive a success, the initiative also saw participation from the senior leaders of the organisation.