Youth Red Cross Wing

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About Red Cross Society & Origin:

The Indian Red Cross is a voluntary humanitarian organization having 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. It is a leading member of the largest independent humanitarian organization in the world, the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement. The Mission of the Indian Red Cross is to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized and even prevented and thus contribute to creating more congenial climate for peace.

Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) was established in 1920 under the Indian Red Cross Society Act. The IRCS has 35 State / Union Territories Branches with their more than 700 districts and sub district branches. His Excellency The President of India is the President and Hon'ble Union Health Minister is the Chairman of the Society.

Red Cross Emblem:

Red Cross on a white background, is the Emblem of Red Cross, recognized in 1864 as the distinctive sign for medical relief teams on the battle field.

Youth Red Cross Wing, BIET, Davangere:

Youth Red Cross Wing (YRCW) was started in BIET in the academic year 2006-07 and got registration from Indian Red Cross Society, Karnataka State Branch in the year 2008-09. The Youth Red Cross Wing is a part of Indian Red Cross Society of District Branch. Students in colleges aged between 18 to 30 years are called member of Youth Red Cross. All the students of BIET are registered members of YRCW.

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Address for Correspondence:
Sri. Chandrashekhara.S.M Assistant Professor
Programme Officer, Youth Red Cross Wing
Department of Textile Technology
Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology
Davangere-577004, Karnataka, India.
Ph: 08192-221461, Extn: 317, Mobile: 9844422882