|Name||:||Aravindh Kumaran L|
|Designation||:||Assistant Professor , YRC Co-ordinator|
Youth Red Cross (YRC) Society is a voluntary humanitarian organization having a network of over 700 branches throughout the country. The seven fundamental principles of YRC are Humanity ,Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service ,Unity and Universality. All the students are the members of this society. The society focuses to promote life and health through training and education on safety, primary health care and healthy living, to encourage community service through training and education and to promote technical support for the development of youth programmes, fund-raising, identification of material and human resources.
The YRC society of the University has the following objectives
- To inculcate an awareness especially in relation to the care of their own health and that of others
- To understand and acceptance of civic and human responsibilities
- To cultivation and maintenance of a spirit of service and helpfulness to others
All the students of the university are the members of YRC. They are enrolled as members by paying Rs.10 per student to YRC, which collected along with admission fees. A portion of this amount Rs.4 per student as registration fee is remitted to Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil nadu Brach as per Government G.O. No:342, Department of Higher education dated 13.07.99.for enrollment.
The university has nominated two faculty member as a program officers to carry out the activities of the society. No hard and fast rules are laid down regarding Youth Red Cross activities. The programme should be adapted to the objective of the society. The students are encouraged to manage their own affairs and choose their own activities
The programme is as possible include something under each of the following heads:
1.Relief work during emergencies like fire, flood and other natural calamities.
2.promotion of Health and Hygience.
- Practice of Health habits.
- Cleanliness of college premises, their own places and outside
- Preparation of health poster and mottos.
- Prepaganda on health and cleanliness in Village, Slums & Towns by organising propaganda parties, Processions, drams etc.,
- Co-operation with the State parent body and other medical check-up camps at slums, villages and in other need places.
- Co-operation with public, Health Department in anti-epedimic measures, village sanitation etc.
- Exhibition of film shows, cultural programmes and prevention of diseases.
- Conduct Essay competition and award prizes.
An Eye Check-up camp was organized on December 11 & 12, 2009 by the renowned Vasan Eye Hospital, Chennai, with latest equipments for screening and detecting eye power. A total strength of 350 students and staff attended this program and got benefited
A workshop is conducted for the University Students s in the topic “Adolescent Age Health Issues” on 16.08.2010 (Monday), by Ms. Padmavathy , Social Worker & Writer and Dr. Amutha Hari Chennai.
An Eye Check-up camp was organized on October 20,21, 2011 at the Convention Center The camp was conducted by the renowned Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Chennai, with latest equipments for screening and detecting eye power. A total strength of 200 including students and staff attended this program and got benefited.
A blood group donation camp was organized on 15 November , 2011 in conjunction with Rotary Club of the University to Voluntary Health Services, Taramani blood bank . There are 207 students donated their blood for the noble cause
Organized a Guest Lecture on 14 February, 2012 (Tuesday) by Mohan foundations in a topic “ Organ Donation Awareness
Organizied a Guest Lecture on 08 February, 2012 (Wednesday) by Mr. Siva Kumar , Dy Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Chennai South in the topic “ Road Safety”.
Organized a Dental Checkup Camp on 16 February, 2012 (Thursday) by Ragas Dental College, Chennai
The Youth Red Cross Society of the University is organized a Zoo visit for the mentally retarded orphans from “Bhawsadeepam home” thambaram on 31.03.2012 (Saturday)
The YRC of the University is Organised a Dental Check-Up Camp for Students and Staff Members on 27.02.2014(Thursday) by Ragas Dental College Chennai
The Youth Red Cross Society of the University is organized a Zoo visit for the mentally retarded orphans from “Bhawsadeepam home” thambaram on 08.03.2014 (Saturday).
L. Aravindh Kumaran
Youth Red Cross Program Officer
Assistant Professor ( Selection Grade)
Crescent Business School