YOUTH RED CROSS

Dr.K.Revathi and Dr.T.Porselvi of Department of Economics are the Programme Officers of YRC. Our College YRC volunteers actively involved various social awareness programs.

Activities
ACADEMIC YEAR 2004-2005

First Aid Training Programme was conducted on 30.08.2004 and 25.09.2004. 187 students participated in the programme.10.03.2005 & 11.03.2005 Blood group identification programme was conducted 600 students benefited from this programme.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2005-2006

YRC had 108 volunteers. A free eye screening camp was conducted on 09.09.2005 and 10.09.2005. A team of staff of Mahatma Eye Hospital, Tiruchy conducted the screening. 600 students were benefited. First Aid Training was conducted on 24.09.2005. 57 students attended the progrmme. An elocution competition in Tamil on was conducted on 17.01.2006. An awareness programme on “Youth Red Cross History” and its activities was conducted on 07.01.2006. Blood group identification programme for students was conducted on 26.01.2006. 300 students benefited from this programme. A special awareness programme on “Road Safety” was conducted on 21.01.2006. An awareness programme on Blood and Eye donation and Disaster Management was conducted on 18.03.2006.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007

First Aid Training Programme was conducted on 23.09.2006.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2007-2008

YRC had 114 volunteers. YRC and NSS of our college conducted Blood group identification programme on First Aid Training Programme were conducted on 22.09.2007. 97 students participated in the programme.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2008-2009

Two meetings were conducted under the Youth Peer Education Programme on 16 th & 17 th September 2008 in our college. Mr Manikandan, the Co-Ordinator of YRC, Tricy spoke on Youth Peer Education Objectives, Communication Skills and HIV/AIDS transmission etc.

Our college Youth Red Cross unit in association with NSS units of Bharathidasan University, Anna University and TNSBTC, Chennai organized the Guinness-record Blood Donation Camp on our campus on 20 th February 2009. More than 160 students donated Blood during the occasion.

Our college YRC unit organized a one day First Aid Training Programme on 21 st February 2009. Mr. Subramanian from St John Ambulance, Trichy imparted First Aid training to 166 volunteers of our college YRC unit.

ACTIVITIES OF YOUTH RED CROSS (YRC) FOR THE YEAR 2009-10

A meeting was conducted under Youth Peer Education Programme (YPEP) of YRC on 14.09.2009 in our college. Mr.Kaiser from INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY (IRCS) Trichy District spoke on HIV\AIDS awareness, selection of leader of peer groups were conducted.

One day First Aid Training was conducted on 23 rd March 2010 for the benefit of our YRC volunteers. Mr Subramanian, a faculty from St John's Ambulance, Trichy imparted the training.