The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) was established in 1920 under the Indian Red Cross Society Act and incorporated under the Parliament Act XV of 1920 (as Amended by Act No. 22 of 1956 and the Adaptation of Laws (No 4) order of 1957 and the Act. No. 14 of 1992). It is a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and is recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
In accordance with the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, namely: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity, and Universality the Indian Red Cross Society acts as an auxiliary to the state in the carrying out of humanitarian activities. It also provides a range of services, including disaster relief, health and social welfare programmes in the country. During wartime, the society works as auxiliary to the armed forces medical services and also assists the affected civilian as per the Geneva Conventions.
The Indian Red Cross Society aims to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times, all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized, alleviated and even prevented, thus contribute to creating a more congenial climate for peace. It is established with the following fundamental Principles: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.
Keeping pace with the above principles Youth Red Cross (YRC) unit was started in 2007 with 25 volunteers. Since its beginning each year 25 boys and 25 girls were enrolled as the registered volunteers although each and every student of the college can take active part in all the programmes of YRC where number of participants is not restricted.
The college has one unit of Youth Red Cross (Y.R.C.) with 50 volunteers. It functions under the Chairmanship of the Principal associated by two teachers known as Counsellors.
Basic programmes organized by the YRC unit of this college during last five years:
|2021-22||· Cluster level Study-cum-Training Camp|
· Neem Tree Plantation
· Social media campaign Competition relating to New India @ 75
· HIV, TB & Blood donation awareness campaign
· World AIDS Day
· Yuba Sansakar Programme
|2020-21||· Programmes could not be conducted due to Covid-19 pandemic|
· Webinar on COVID-19 precautions
|2019-20||World AIDS Day|
|2018-19||World AIDS Day|
|2017-18||World AIDS Day|