A Blood Donation Camp was organised by the Red Cross on 23 January 2005, in collaboration with the civil authorities of Balasore. Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE), Balasore, participated and out of the 1002 units of blood collected during the camp, PXE alone accounted for more than 300 units. On a special request by PXE, the authorities arranged a mini collection camp on 20 January 2005 within PXE campus where 152 persons donated blood. Shri GC Das, Director, PXE his family, and family members of many senior officers and staff including service personnel voluntarily donated blood in the Camp.