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The project is expected to be rolled out during the 2019-20 annual plan period.
Kalamassery municipal chairperson Jessy Peter inaugurated the camp. She urged the youth to come forward to donate blood and to create awareness among others on blood donation.
Nilgiri-based jawans have been forced to look for private hospitals to which they can donate their blood as blood banks of district hospitals are reportedly almost full and the Coimbatore MCH.
People who visit "Blood Donations centre" on Facebook can also sign up to be a blood donor and get notified directly when there is a need for blood nearby.
Kerala State AIDS Control Society is planning to organise campaigns to prompt youngsters to take up blood donation.
Trivandrum Indian, the prominent social media chapter of Trivandrum, with an active offline community service through its NGO TRINDIA launched the blood donation app.
To create awareness about blood donation, a Delhiite Kiran Verma started walking from Srinagar on January 26.
Despite the shortage, as many as 2,000 units of blood are discarded in the state per year due to improper management.
Central government employees can now get paid leave for blood donation, personnel ministry has said.
She also works as a volunteer with the All India Women Conference which helps destitute, abandoned and divorced women.