Youth Red Cross (YRC)

The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross. It is a group of movement organized at the initial stages of college students between 18 and 25 years of age. A qualified lecturer is recognized as the leader of the team and he is called as the Programme Officer. The students are trained under the programme officer. The volunteers of the Youth Red Cross are encouraged to manage the affairs of the group and electing their own office-bearers.

Objectives of Youth Red Cross:

  • to inculcate in the Youth of our country
  • 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 fulfil 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.

Principles of Youth Red Cross

  • Protection of Health & Life
  • Service to the Sick & Suffering
  • Promotion of National & International Friendship, to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth

Prof. K. Rajarajan
Programme Organizer
Youth Red Cross
Rajah Serfoji Government College (Autonomous)
Thanjavur 613005