GN Bureau | January 23, 2014
Amid growing demand for corporate social responsibility initiatives to be undertaken by corporate houses, state-run Andhra Bank organised a blood donation camp in the capital on January 4.
The camp, which was organised at the bank’s zonal office in Delhi, was in collaboration with the Indian Red Cross Society between 9 am to 6 pm during which the bank staff took active participation.
"The response from various Delhi and NCR Branches of the bank was overwhelming and a large number of staff actively participated in the camp. The New Year began with a little contribution to the Society and a total of 101 voluntary blood donations were handed over to the Indian Red Cross Society for a noble cause," the public sector bank said in a release.
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