A beholden DEMPO corporate group offered its sincere homage to former chairman, the late Vasudeva V. Dempo on his nineteenth death anniversary, the 28th November, 2018, by the customary, annual act of giving blood collectively.
Dempo family members, group employees, business associates, and admirers (see list of donors below), both women and men, 44 in number, participated in the donation drive conducted by the Blood Bank of the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, directly after a simple, moving ceremony of garlanding the Dempo stalwart’s bust which graces the corporate headquarters, Dempo House at Panaji, t the hands of his son, the current group chairman, Mr. Shrinivas V. Dempo.
The yearly rite is observed in memory of the humanitarian zeal of the late Vasudeva V. Dempo and his empathy with one and all.
Launching the drive was Chairman Shrinivas V. Dempo, and Group Company Directors, Messrs. Yatish S. Dempo and Rajesh S. Dempo, the last two of who gave blood on the occasion.
In attendance were Dr. Krishna Gopal Rajanala, Group Head of HR, CSR, Admin & Vigilance, as also Mr. Pundalik S. Raut Desai, the originator of the annual observance, whose birthday coincides with the anniversary and Mr. Rajan V. Kamat, his fellow-contributor to the concept and arrangements, both DEMPO employees of long years. Coordinating the drive was Manager Admin, Mr. Bhuvan P. Rao, and his team of boys headed by Mr. Thomas Pedro Araujo Ricardo.
The drive closed with refreshments for the donors and the employee resolve to re-dedicate the collective effort to save lives by giving blood.
|Sr. No.||Name of Donor||Sr. No.||Name of Donor|
|01||Yatish Dempo||23||Veda Bhobe|
|02||Rajesh Dempo||24||Mangesh Naik|
|03||R. Nirmala||25||Anant Kamat|
|04||Bhuvan Rao||26||K. Balaraman|
|06||Umesh Bawachikar||28||Amitkumar Hiregutti|
|07||Nitin Lawande||29||Vivek Desai|
|08||Yeshwant Sardesai||30||Ratish Valvankar|
|09||Chaturthi Shirodkar||31||Snehal Adfadkar|
|10||Anand Rege Hodarkar||32||Nilesh Ajgaonkar|
|11||Vishram Gokhale||33||Sandeep Maueikar|
|12||Omkar Velingkar||34||Dhiraj Mahambre|
|13||Anant Kavlekar||35||Baban Bhagat|
|14||Ratish Naik||36||Eknath Narvekar|
|15||Sangeeta Mapsenkar||37||Ramchandra Parab|
|16||Alex D’Costa||38||Bhivaji Naik|
|17||Neeraj Naik||39||Mukund Gavandalkar|
|18||Subhash Kankonkar||40||Justino Quadros|
|19||Jeetendra Kelkar||41||Jonathan Desouza|
|20||Praful Patil||42||Sachin Gawas|
|21||Shivkumar Prabhudesai||43||Pradip Chopdekar|
|22||R.D.N. Desai||44||Melvin Rodrigues|