Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Dwarka, New Delhi, India, along with non-government organization ‘Santaan Foundation’ in association with ORBO (Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation), AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), New Delhi organised an Organ Donation camp in the college premises on October 14, 2016.
The final year students of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC), with the purpose of involving the whole college in this noble cause, took the initiative of conducting the event. The aim of the camp was to aware the students about the fact that donating organs causes no harm and is not a crime. By doing so, they are putting a step forward in saving someone’s life.
Dr. Vikas Rao Vadi, the Director of TIPS, Dwarka did the opening of event by cutting the ribbon and sharing his thoughts with the students, after which a small presentation on organ donation was shown by the students. It mainly explained about the importance of organ donation and that safety and hygiene are given a priority in the procedures involved with organ donation.
The students of the BJMC department had also arranged many activities like quiz competition, Nukkad Natak, whisper challenge and many more for the visitors to keep them engaged, and at the same time, informed them about the need and importance of becoming a donor. The Nukkad Natak performed by the students was the highlight of the event, as it helped in sensitising the audience and to build an environment, where everyone tries to be a part of the social upliftment by pledging to donate organs.
There was also a special film screening regarding organ donation, which was attended by the whole college. The students not only enjoyed the films, but also gained valuable information regarding brain death, coma, eye donation and other listed organs that can be donated, while a person is alive and after death.
A large number of students showed their interest and willingness in registering themselves as donors. More than 150 people, including both students and the faculty staff of BJMC have registered themselves as organ donors.
Speaking on the issue Dr. Vikas Rao Vadi, the Director of TIPS, Dwarka said, “This is an event of great importance as it is always good to be remembered for something even after our death. I hope this event helps in giving the lives to those people who are in need. I also hope that you will not keep this event for today only, but will keep on doing it so that you can feel that you have also contributed something valuable in the society.”
About Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Dwarka, New Delhi
TIPS, Dwarka is a college for undergraduate students, which is affiliated with Indraprastha University, New Delhi, established in 2007. The vision of Trinity Institute is to develop, encourage and sustain passion for learning amongst all the students in the institute. The institute aims in providing a vibrant learning environment as per changing needs of the corporate and technical sectors and to rapidly achieve global benchmarks in the disciplines of Management, Computer Applications and Journalism and Mass Communication.
About Santaan Foundation:-
Santaan Foundation is a non-government organisation, which was founded by Rahul Shah in 2004 in New Delhi, with the aim of making a change in the lives of those, who seriously need an improvement in their lives. The organisation helps the kidnapped or lost children in reaching to their loved ones, with the help a unique technology and masses. The foundation helps these children to find their lost homes, by just clicking a photo of them. It is very innovative form of technology and unlike any other organization, is the first to start using this form of technology for the help of people without any profit motive.