Hyderabad: In response to Telangana Governor and President of IRCS Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan’s appeal, several youth have enrolled themselves for Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) between Nov 1st and 4th November.
Reviewing the activities of IRCS with the Chairpersons of District units here at Rajbhavan, the Governor said over 70,000 young students in particular have enrolled enthusiastically in Red Cross in short span of time (within four days) she said.
The Governor directed the IRCS state branch to impart training to the new members in various voluntary activities like health programmes, Swatch Bharat, plantation, first -aid and blood donation et al.
Earlier in a general body meeting held at Rajbhavan on October 24, the Governor has appealed to the IRCS to organize a special drive from Nov. 1st to Dec. 31st to enrol new members and also appealed to the district collectors to participate actively in Red Cross activities.
The Chairpersons of district Red Cross units have informed their activities and officers from St John ambulance have presented useful tips on first – aid training and its importance in medical emergency, if any.
The Governor appreciated the district Red Cross units of Warangal and Medchal who have done commendable voluntary services in their respective districts.
K. Surendra Mohan, Secretary to Governor, Raghuprasad, Dy. Secretary to Governor, Chairman, IRCS, Telangana Branch, Desai Prakash Reddy, Dr P. Vijaya Chander Reddy, Hon. Chairman, Warangal Branch, K. Madan Mohan Rao, General Secretary, IRCS and others attended. (INN)