Velammal Main School, (Mogappair campus) observed World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness about the need for safe blood donation. The guest of honour, Dr. Kannan MD. Diabetologist gave an inspiring speech about the voluntary donation of blood which is a life saving gift. The components of the blood were explained and he emphasized that every 3 months 350 ml of the blood can be donated… He shared his views about the advantages of blood donation. He also suggested that only healthy blood can be donated. It was an informative and life saving programme to create awareness among students.