Overwhelming response to TRF’s ‘Navjivan’, Blood Donation Camp

Overwhelming response to TRF’s ‘Navjivan’, Blood Donation Camp

October 16, 2017

One hundred and eighty-six (186) units of blood were successfully donated by employees and associates of TRF Limited at the voluntarily blood donation camp of TRF - ‘Navjivan’. The bi-annual event was met with overwhelming response as a result of which the annual tally of blood units collected at ‘Navjivan’ in current financial year is 343 units. This is better than last year’s collection of 319 units. The ‘Navjivan’ camp organized by TRF Ladies Association* at TRF premises was successfully conducted with the help of Blood Bank of Jamshedpur and Voluntary Blood Donors Association of Jamshedpur. During the inauguration, the medical department of TRF also announced that it would donate over 50 blood issue coupons to needy cancer patients of Meherbhai Tata Memorial Hospital, Jamshedpur.

Dr (Mrs) Archana Srivastava of TRFLA welcomed the employees of the Company and lauded their commitment to serve colleagues and fellow citizens by participating in the camp. She gave a brief update on the numerous community welfare programmes of the Ladies Association and appealed to the employees to support the Association by voluntarily participating in its literacy and education, women empowerment programmes.

Mr Sanjay Kumar Jha, General Secretary of Tata Robins Fraser Labour Union said that, blood donation was a noble activity hence he said that the camp has been appropriately named as, ‘Navjivan’. He said that blood donation was a life-saving activity as it saved families from getting destabilized due to loss of earning member of the family. While appreciating the efforts of the Association in serving the community he appealed to all employees to not to hesitate in donating blood.

Mr Sandeep Tanwar, VP-Projects, said that since the donor was unaware of the name of the beneficiary it was an honorable task. He appreciated the employees for their willingness to donate blood voluntarily without any financial consideration.

’Navijan’ camp was formally inaugurated by lighting of lamp by Mr Sandeep Tanwar, VP-Projects, Mr Sanjay Kumar Jha, Dr (Mrs) Archana Srivastava, Dr RN Bahadur, Mr Sanjay Kumar and Mr RB Rai.



Left : Mr Sandeep Tanwar, VP-TRF, along with Mr Sanjay Kumar Jha, General Secretary, TRF Labour Union and Dr Archana Srivastava at the inauguration of ‘Navjivan’ blood donation camp.

Right : Donors at the Navjivan camp.




(Rajen Sahay)
Head, Corporate Communications
TRF Limited

TRF Ltd. is a pioneer in engineering and supply of material handling equipment and systems for five decades. TRF has recently acquired Hewitt Robins Fraser Limited, UK to enhance it scale of bulk material equipment and make a more meaningful presence in both European and Indian markets and the sub-continent. It also has business interest in automotive applications. The company’s subsidiary, York Transport Equipment (Asia) Private Limited, Singapore is engaged in the business of production and distribution of trailer under gears, with market presence in 27 countries. York Transport Equipment (Asia) Private Ltd has four manufacturing facilities worldwide, including one in India. TRF has also set up Adithya Automotive Applications Limited, an automotive applications unit under a joint venture in Lucknow. More recently, TRF acquired the Dutch Lanka Trailer (DLT) Manufacturers Limited, Sri Lanka. DLT is a world-class trailer manufacturing company and has manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka, Oman and India. It exports trailers to as many as 30 countries.

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