The Central Excise Department organised a blood donation camp in association with the King George Hospital at the Custom House, Port Area, on the eve of the Central Excise Day 2009 on Friday.

Visakhapatnam Zone Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Customs P.N. Vittal Dass inaugurated the camp. Blood Bank in-charge Shyamala Devi spoke. Large number of officers and employees of the Central Excise Department donated blood.

The 65th Central Excise Day will be celebrated on February 24 at Gurajada Kalakshetram, Siripuarm, from 6 p.m. onwards.