Youth Red Cross Unit

The Red Cross is an international humanitarian service organization dedicated to the cause of suffering humanity both in times of war and peace since 8 decades. its Headquarters is in Geneva, Switzerland. Jean Henry Dunant , known as the father of the RED CROSS. The Youth Red Cross is a unit that is meant to involve the youth in working towards building a better society with the principles followed by that of the International Red Cross Society.

WHAT IS YOUTH RED CROSS

“The Youth Red Cross ” is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross Society. it is a group moment organized for students in colleges and technical institutions. the students are trained and encouraged to manage the affairs of the group, electing their own office bearers.

YRC PLEDGE

“I pledge myself to take care of my own health and that of others, to help the sick and suffering, especially children and to look upon all over the world as my friends”

VISION

To develop among youth sustainable approaches in addressing three key areas.

  1. Disaster
  2. Health
  3. Social Exclusion
Youth Red Cross has the following three principles:
  • Protection of Health & Life
  • Service to the Sick & Suffering
  • Promotion of National & International Friendship, to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth
With these in mind, the YRC unit of our college involves students in the following activities regularly:
  • Blood Donation Camps
  • Free Dental Check Up Camps
  • Cleanliness and awareness programs
  • Promotion of Health and Hygiene
  • Service to others
  • National Integration
  • Relief work during emergencies like flood, fire and other natural calamities
  • Literacy campaign
  • Avoidance of drugs
  • AIDS awareness
  • Communal harmony
  • Community service
  • Girl Child care

“Cleanliness is next to Godliness”

YOUTH RED CROSS volunteers in SWACCH SURATHKAL CAMPAIGN

    “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”

YRC volunteers planted saplings along the road dividers from Chokkabettu to Surathkal nearly 5kms.

                    “Environmental revolution begins with greening motherland”

YRC volunteers celebrating VanMahotsav

“Yoga is a light , which once lit will never dim. the better your practice, the brighter your flame.

YRC volunteers celebrating International Yoga Day

YRC ACTIVITIES REPORT
YRC Activities for the year  2021-2022

Student Secretaries:

  • Mr. Pranav, 2nd B.com

Total YRC volunteers:156

Date Description
09-03-2022 Inauguration of Youth Redcross Unit and  Orientation program is organized on 9th March 2022. All the YRC members participated in the program. Resource person of the programme is  Sacheth Suvarna , MC member & Director Sub Committee First Aid, IRCS, DK District
10-04-2022 Organized Health Check up programme for the Public in association with different organization from near by Surathkal
8-05-2022
to
11-05-2022
Govinda Dasa College Youth Red Cross Wing jointly organized a four-day Annual camp for YRC volunteers of our college from 8th May 2022 to 11th May 2022.
Day 1: –
Resource Person: – Mr. Sacheth Suvarna The MC member & Director Sub Committee First Aid, IRCS, DK District

  1. Morning Session: – Introduction to Redcross Society and its activities.
  2. Afternoon Session: -Outdoor activity : Tent Pitching

Day 2:
Resource Person:-Mr. K. Jagadish Adapa,Chairman and Managing Director, Usha Fire Safety Equipments Pvt. Ltd

  1. Moring Session: Introduction to Life Saving Skills and Disaster Management
  2. Afternoon Session: Practical session about Life Saving , Firs Aid and Disaster Management

Day 3:
Session 1:
Resource Person:-Mrs. Nithyashree B.V., Nodal officer, YRC , Yenepoya  deemed University
Topic: – Awareness on general Cancer and person Hygiene
Session 2: –
Resource Persons: Mr. Vinod and Group
Topic: – Awareness on Blood Donation through Skit
Day 4:
Different Competitions held for YRC volunteers.

YRC Activities for the year  2020-2021

Student Secretary: Ms. Swathi, 2nd B.com

Total YRC volunteers:98

Date Description
13/02/2021

An awareness on Oral Health was conducted to the students and volunteers of the college on 13/02/2021. All the YRC members participated in the programme. Resource Person Dr. Betina Ashwini and Dr. Suhani Shetty, Senior Lecturer, Srinivas college of Dental Science gave the information and awareness regarding the Oral Health to the gathering.

19th March 2021 to 21st March 2021 Our five youth YRC members rendered valuable service as Youth Red Cross Volunteer in State Disaster Response Team (SDRT)-2021 Training.
23-03-2021 Covid awareness programme was organized by NSS in association the Youth Red Cross Unit on 23-3-2021. The awareness was created among the people of Surathkal by distributing the pamphlets. Students with all care and attention went door to door creating awareness among people regarding precautionary measures to be taken and aroused awareness on vaccination given to the senior citizens.
09-08-2021 Vaccination drive conducted in our college in association with NSS.
17-09-2021 The Indian Red Cross Society Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada District; Mangalore University Youth Red Cross Society and Govinda Dasa College Youth Red Cross Wing jointly organized a one-day awareness and training programme on basic first-aid for physical directors/ physical education teachers from different schools on 17th September 2021. 125 physical directors are attended
17-09-2021 Five YRC members participated in Lasika Mithra programme as data entry workers at Surathkal PHC.
10-10-2021 Cleaning programme in public garden at Chokkabettu in association with Rotary club.
31-10-2021 Beach cleaning program conducted in association with NSS, NCC and Rotract club on 31st October 2021. 25 YRC members actively participated in mission of Swacha Bharath Abhiyana
2019-2020

Student Secretaries:

  • Yashaswini, 2nd B.com ‘A’
  • Chithra , 2nd B.com ‘B’

Total YRC volunteers:62

Sl.no Date Program  Description
01 30-6-2019 Swachh Surathkal Campaign -01 16 YRC volunteers participated in cleaning campaign under the Swachh Bharath campaign of Ramakrishna mission and Virat Surathkal
02 21-6-2019 International Yoga day 8 YRC volunteers participated in Yoga day celebration
03 1-7-2019 Vanamahotsava YRC secretaries actively participated in Vanamahotsav celebration
04 4-8-2019 Swachh Surathkal Campaign-02 12 YRC volunteers participated in cleaning campaign under the Swach Bharath campaign of Ramakrishna mission and Virat Surathkal
05 19-7-2019 ‘Divyas Diploma Inner Value Course’ training program Resource persons Psychologist  Hari Kumar and Vice President in Divyas Trust Smt. Shobha Baskaran trained students about various inner values. All YRC volunteers participated in this training program.
06 30-7-2019 Dengue Prevention Camp 5 YRC volunteers participated in dengue prevention camp. Students destroyed mosquito larva in college surroundings.
07 9-8-2019 ‘Swachh Manasu’ Seminar 10 YRC volunteers participated in clean India ‘Swachh Manasu” seminar at Ramakrishna muth, Mangaluru.
08 22-9-2019 Swachh Surathkal campaign -03 16 YRC volunteers participated in cleanliness drive at Vishnumurthy temple.
09 28-9-2019 Swachh Surathkal campaign -04 17 YRC volunteers participated in cleanliness drive in Surathkal area.
YRC REPORT 2017-2018

YRC Officer: Mr. Athul Bhat

Total YRC volunteers: 65

Sl.no Number of Participant Program Description
01 97 blood donors Blood donation camp The program was co-ordinated with the help of 20 volunteers and 10 KMC staff along with 3 college staff
02 250 students received dental treatment Dental Check-up camp In association with NSS UNIT OF Yenepoya Dental College, a dental check-up was conducted for the students of our college.
03 All the students and staff Dental Check-up camp-Guttakadu In association with NSS UNIT OF Yenepoya Dental College, a dental check-up was conducted for the students  staff of Govt. Primary School , Guttakadu, Kinnigoli and the public residing in the area. The event was held in association with GDC NSS unit during the Annual Special Camp.
04 35 students Beach Cleaning- Tannirubavi The district YRC  wing along with MU conducted a beach cleaning capmaign under the Swachh Bharath Abhiyaan.
Staff In-charge:

Mrs. Pratheeksha, Dept. of Commerce
Mrs. Babitha Naveenchandra, Dept. of Computer Science