THE MADURAI DIRAVIYAM THAYUMANAVAR HINDU COLLEGE

Youth Red Cross

Jean Henri Dunant (8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910), a Swiss businessman and social activist was the founder of Red Cross Movement. The Red Cross Society is a worldwide, well known, universally accepted and admired and internationally identified humanitarian Service Organisation. The Indian Red Cross Society has a network of over 700 branches throughout the country, providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promotes health & care of the vulnerable people and communities.

The Seven fundamental principles:

1. Humanity
2. Impartiality
3. Neutrality
4. Independence
5. Voluntary service
6. Unity
7. Universality

The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross. Youth represent a substantial part of the membership of Red Cross for its humanitarian commitment. Young volunteers can make a significant contribution to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people within their local communities through Red Cross Youth Programme.

Principles:

• Protection of Health and Life
• Service to the sick and suffering
• Promotion of National and International Friendship

Activities of Youth Red Cross of our College:

• Organising Blood group identification and Blood donation programmes
• Organising awareness programmes on Eye donation, AIDS, anti tobacco etc
• Organising Disaster Management Programmes
• Organising First Aid Training Programmes
• Organising programs on Road safety

YRC Awards

Y.R.C Award by Faculty

Our College has been appreciated with a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for the YRC activities during 2013-2014. Dr.P.Chinnathambi, Principal received the Certificate from the Vice-Chancellor, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, on 20.02.2015 at 65th Geneva Conventions Day and Award function organised by Manonnaniam Sundaranar University. Dr.K.Murugan, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, was the Programme officer in that period

Dr.K.Murugan, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Best Y.R.C Programme Officer Award for the year 2013-2014 - Indian Red Cross Society, Tamilnadu State Branch, Chennai.

Best YRC Volunteer Award by Learners

M. Innasi Praveena (B.Sc Mathematics) - Best Humanitarian Award 2012 -13 by the Indian Red Cross Society, Tirunelveli District.

I.Maharajan, B.Sc (Mathematics) - 'BEST YRC VOLUNTEER’ for the year 2012-2013 by the Indian Red Cross Society, Tamilnadu Branch, Chennai in the 64th Geneva Conventions Day celebrations held at IRCS, Chennai on 17.08.2013 .

‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for the YRC activities during 2013-2014. Dr.P.Chinnathambi, Principal received the Certificate from the Vice-Chancellor, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University