Youth Red Cross Zone (YRC)
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli - 620 024
Tamil Nadu, India

Youth Red Cross (YRC)

The International Red Cross Movement is the well-known and world wide humanitarian organization, present in almost all the countries. The fundamental principles of Red Cross Movement are:

  •  Humanity
  •  Impartiality
  •  Neutrality
  •  Independence
  •  Voluntary Service
  •  Unity
  •  Universality

Red Cross Society functions with the one and only aim of serving people in distress without any consideration of cast, religion, language and nationality. The Indian Red Cross Society serves as an auxiliary to the state authorities engaged in social welfare activities accepting the rules and regulations of the state, but at the same time maintaining, its autonomy so that it can act always in accordance with the fundamental principles.

The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross. It is group movement organized ant the initial stages for students between 18 and 25 years of age within the colleges. A qualified lecturer is recognized as the leader and he is called as the Programme Officer. Under his guidance, the students are trained and encouraged to manage the affairs of the group, electing their own offices-bearers.

The main purpose of organizing the Youth Red Cross is to inculcate in the Youth of our country.

Objectives of Youth Red Cross (YRC)

  •  To make an awareness on the care of their own health and that of others.
  •  The understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and acting accordingly with humanitarian concern, to fulfill the same.
  •  To enable the growth and development of a spirit of service and sense of duty with dedication and devotion in the minds of Youth.
  •  To foster better friendly relationship with all without any discrimination.