Mangaluru, July 13, 2015: Addressing the inaugural World Population Day and World Blood Donors’ Day organised by the district administration and department of health and family welfare at Padua College, District-in-Charge Minister B Ramanath Rai said to ensure that basic amenities like education, health and ration to the future generation, the important factor of population growth needs to be controlled, else a dearth of dearth of resources in coming days may result. He also said to control the rapidly growing population, there is a need to create awareness among people. India has tremendous human resource, but it is not being utilised adequately.
Stressing on blood donation culture, Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khader said youth should donate blood which can save many lives. There are no ill effect by blood donation and people should donate blood for good health. Every student should create awareness about blood donation.
DC A B Ibrahim, Lady Goschen Hospital Superintendent Dr Shakunthala, ZP CEO P I Sreevidya, Padua Degree College Principal Fr Alwyn Serrao, Mangalore University NSS Programme Coordinator K Vinuta were present among a large number of students and well wishers.