Indian Red Cross Society

Puducherry Branch

Events 12-13

  • Activities of the Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch During the period between April 2012- March 2013

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    Indian Red Cross Society (Puducherry Branch) Health Dept. Complex, New Saram, Puducherry

  • World Health Day - 07-04-2011

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    World Health Day was celebrated by the Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch and Directorate Of Health and Family Welfare Service on 7th April 2012 with the theme "Good Health Adds Life to years" at the Conference hall of the Indira Gandhi Govt. General Hospital and Post Graduate Institute , Puducherry . An Essay Competition on the above theme was conducted for the students of Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences and Saradha Gangadharan Arts College Dr. K.V. Raman Secretary (IRCS) - cum- Director (Health) presided over the function and distributed prizes to the winner. Prof.DR. V.Gopal, Chairman, Managing Committee delivered special speech on above subject. Dr. K.R Prakash also felicitated. Dr. N. Nilamani, Deputy Director (IEC) proposed the vote of thanks.

  • World Red Cross Day 08-05-2011

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    World Red Cross Day was observed on 8th May 2012 by the Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch at Sun Beam Generators Pvt. Lt. Camp , Koodapakkam, Puducherry. On this Occasion , a blood donation camp was organized by the Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch. Dr. V. Gopal, Chairman management Committee (IRCS) welcomed the Blood donors and gave a speech on important of blood donation and advantages of donating blood . Mr. P.S. Pushparaj, Managing Director, and Mr. R. Bargumam, General Manager, HR&IR Sunbeam Generators Pvt. Ltd, Koodapakkam, Puducherry also felicitated. Around 45 staffs from the M/s Sun Beam Generators Company donated blood during blood donation Dr. K.R. Prakash, Vice – Chairman was also present proposed a vote of thanks. All arrangement of the programme was made by Dr. A. Arul Visgam, Medical Officer PHC, Koodapakkam , Puducherry . IRCS Life Members Management Committee members and staffs were present.

  • World Population Day 11-07-2011

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    World Population Day is celebrated throughout the World on 11th July every year. Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services and Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch organized a rally on 11-07-2012 on the occasion of the World Population Day- 2011. The theme for the year 2012 was "Small Family Happy Family" More than 200 students from the Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research of Health Sciences participated in the rally, carrying placards with World Population Day Slogans to create awareness among the public. Dr V. Govindaraj, Medical Superintendent, IGGGH&PGI, Puducherry flag off the march at Gandhi Statue in the beach and culminate at Gandhi Statue in presence of Prof. DR.V. Gopal, Chairman, Managing Committee (IRCS) and Other Management committee members. Dr. Nilamani, Deputy Director (IEC) and Dr. K.R. Prakash, Deputy Director (Imm)., Puducherry felicitated.

  • Blood Donation Awareness Programme at Thillaiyadi Valliammai Govt. Hr. School, Puducherry

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    On World Blood Donation Day , Indian Red Cross Society , Puducherry Branch conducted a Blood Donation Awareness programme on 24-07-2013 to the Students of Thillaiyadi Vallaiammai Govt.Hr. Secondary School, Puducherry During programme , Thiru Stephen Selvaraj, Management Committee member of Indian Red Cross Society, PB. delivers speech on important of Blood Donation to the students in presence of School Principal . Around 300 students were benefited during the awareness Programme. Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch organized a blood grouping to the students of Thillaiyadi Valliammai Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Kadirkammam , Puducherry. Around 200 students were tested and Identified blood Group. Prof Dr. V. Gopal, Chairman (IRCS) was chief guest inaugurated the function . The Indian Red Cross Society, Management Committee members and Thaillaiyadi Vaiammai Govt. Hr. Sec. School in large nos were present.

  • BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT ACHARIYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY PUDUCHERRY 14-09-2012

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    Indian Red Cross society, Puducherry Branch organized a blood Donation camp at Achariya College of Engineering and Technology on 14-07-2012. In the blood donation camp , Dr. K.V. Raman was the chief guest inaugurated the Blood Donation Camp and in presence of Dr. V. Gopal, Chairman(IRCS) distributed key chains to the Donors. Mr.J.ARAWINDHAN Chief Mentor, Achariya Group of Educational Institution was felicitated

  • BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT ACHARIYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY PUDUCHERRY 14-09-2012

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    Around 45 Students donated blood . Indian Red Cross Society, Management Committee members and staffs in large nos participated in the camp. Finally Dr. A. Arulvisgam, Medical Officer Primary Health Centre, Koodapakkam, Puducherry proposed vote of thanks

  • WORLD HEART DAY AT IGGGH & PGI

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch and Department of Health and Family Welfare Services (Information, Education and Communication) jointly organized the "World Heart Day" on 28-09-2012 in the conference hall of the Indira Gandhi Govt. General Hospital & Post Graduate Institute, Puducherry Prof. DR.V. Gopal, Chairman, Managing committee welcomed the audience and introduced the speakers of the day, Dr. A. Manimarane and Dr. S. Anandharaja, Senior Cardiologists, Indira Gandhi Govt. General Hospital and Post Graduate Institute, Puducherry. In the deliberations entitled, "All you wanted to know about your heart" the Speakers detailed about the functioning of heart and steps to be taken to prevent the Heart attack and other heart ailments.Patients and general public, took part actively and raised doubts and got them clarified and interacted with the doctors for nearly four hours. Members of the health care team participated in large number and benefited. Arrangement were made By IRCS, Puducherry and Health Dept .

  • WORKSHOP ON VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONOR MOTIVATION & RECRUITMENT
    20-10-2012

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    In order to improve upon the voluntary blood collection through a comprehensive voluntary blood donation programme, Pondicherry AIDS control Society (PACS) organized one day training programme on Voluntary Blood Donation to Indian Red Cross Society Life Members in the conference hall of Puducherry State Health Mission . The training programme is aimed at giving about the Blood transfusion Service in U.T of Pondicherry. Blood science and the strategies to achieve 100% Voluntary Blood Donation in Blood Banks .Around 25 Life members from the Puducherry and Karaikal region participated in the training. Course Certificates for participants also distributed by the Puducherry Aid Control society to the Life Members participated .

  • INTERSTATE YOUTH RED CROSS TRAINING – CUMSTUDY CAMP AT SALEM

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch, Tamil Nadu State Branch organized an Inter State Training- cum - Study Camp for 5 days from 11th - 15th October 2012 at Periyur University , Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Secretary, Tamil Nade State Branch requested our Branch to depute 4 boys or 4 Girls along one Male Or Female Programme Office (or) 2 boys & 2 girls along with one Male Or Female Programmes Officer. As per request made Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch depute 4 boys along with one male Counsellor from the college of Perunthalaivar Arts College. Puducherry .In the training Dr. P. Thirumoorthi, Zonal Co-ordinator, Youth Red Cross, Periyar Univarsity, Salam welcome audience. Dr. K. Angamuthu, Registrar, Periyar University, Salem, delivered presidential Address . In 5 days training, Youth Red Cross members trained in first Aid , yoga, Health Practice, Disaster Management etc. Mr. P. Vedivel, District Organizer YRC, Salem proposed Vote of thanks.

  • WORLD LITERACY DAY AT GOVT. HIGHER SECODNARY SCHOOL, PUDUCHERRY
    24-10-2013

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch Conducted a drawing competitions to the students of Govt. Higher Seconday School, Sulthanpet, Puducherry on eve of World Literacy Day. Around 150 students participated in the drawing Competition

  • WORLD LITERACY DAY AT GOVT. HIGHER SECODNARY SCHOOL, PUDUCHERRY
    24-10-2013

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    On a same day, Prof. Dr. V. Gopal , Chairman, Management Committee (IRCS) who was the chief guest in the presence of School Principal and Management Committee members distributed shield to the winners in the drawing competitions

  • DENGU AWARENESS PROGRAMME AT SARADHA GANGATHARAN COLLEGE
    26-10-2012

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    To create awareness among public ,Indian Red cross Society, Puducherry Branch conducted the dengu Awareness programme on 26-10-2012 to students of Saradha Ganagathran College. For above programme . Mr. E. Murugasamy Assistant Entomologist , Resource persons , malaria / Filaria deliver speech on dengu fever, symptoms and steps to be followed by the public to prevent the dengu fever . Students of the college distributed Dengu Awareness pamplets to the public All arrangement were made by the Saravana Ramesh, Programme Officer, YRC, Saradha Gangatharan College, Puducherry

  • BFIRST AID TRAINING PROGRAMME AT TEXO PHARMA VIRTUS -12 1st & 2nd November 2012

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    The College of Pharmacy and Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute of Health Sciences jointly organized a National conference on 1st and 2nd Nov -2012 under the banner TPY-12 Pharma sciences – Thriving for excellence in quality & technology. Around 400 delegates from various fields of pharmacy, like students, Research scholars, practicing pharmacists delegates from industries were participated. During this occasion, Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch organized a First Aid Training with help of Dr. Sreenivaasan , Spl. Grade -! IGGGH&PGI, Puducherry . First aid training Certificates were distributed to the students participated by the programme organizers.

  • CBLOOD DONATION CAMP AT ACHARIYA COLLEGE OF ENINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 07-11-2012

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch and Social Welfare Board jointly conducted voluntary blood donation Camp on 14-09-2012 in the conference hall of Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of health Sciences. Thiru Rajavelu, Hon'ble Social Welfare Minster of Puducherry was the chief guest inaugurate the blood donation camp. Dr. Vasudevaiah, Dean, Mother Theresa Post Graduate Research Institute welcomed the audience and deliver speech on blood donation. Social welfare Board members , students donated blood during the camp.

  • FIRST AID BOXES DISTRIBUTION 29-11-2012

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch purchased 4 nos of first aid boxes and 50 nos of first Aid manual from the Indian Red Cross Society, NHQ, New Delhi for use of schools children located in the rural areas. In order to distribute first aid boxes to the schools in the rural areas, Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry organized a programme for distribution of First Aid boxes On this occasion, Dr. V. Raman , Secretary (IRCS) –cum – Director (Health) was the chief guest preside over the function in presence of Dr. V. Gopal , Chairman and Dr. K.R. Prakash , Vice- Chairman (IRCS) distributed the first aid boxes to the following schools located at the rural areas of Puducherry 1.Govt. Middle School Kadirkamam , 2. Thillaiyadi Valliammai Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Puducherry 3. Pongos Higher Secondary School, Puducherry Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch Members and teachers from the schools were participated in large nos.. Finally Prof Dr. V. Gopal, Chairman, management committee member (IRCS) proposed a vote of thanks.

  • WORLD DISABLED DAY 19-12-2013

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch celebrated World disabled day on 2nd December every year. Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch conducted the World disabled day programme on 19-12-2012 in the Jwala Home for mentally challenged persons, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry. The Founder/ Chairman, Jwala Home requested to provide daily used materials like Aluminum buckets, detegent soaps and towels to the Mentally challenged persons in the home. As request made by the Founder/ Chairman the indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry branch purchased daily used materials like soaps, towels and buckets were distributed to the mentally challenged person by the Dr. K.V. Raman, Secretary (IRCS) –cum- Director (Health).

  • NATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME , AMRITSAR, PUNJAB
    FROM 22-12-2012 TO 27-12-2012

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    Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch organized a National Youth Exchange Programme from 22nd to 27th December 2013 at Bhavan's Public School, Amritsar, Punjab. From Indian Red Cross Society, Puducherry Branch 8 Students (7 Boys and 2 Girls ) in Supervision of I Male Counsellor and 1 Female Counsellor of Schools K.S.P Higher Secondary, School, Kathirkamam , Puducherry and Aadavaa Vidyaa Mandir Hr. Sec. School ,Kzhour, Puducherry participated .

  • NATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME , AMRITSAR, PUNJAB
    FROM 22-12-2012 TO 27-12-2012

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    In the camp, students educated regarding Red cross origin, Junior Red Cross , Red Cross Principles, Junior Red Cross Aims objective etc. Dr. K.V. Raman Secretary (IRCS) – cum Director (Health) appreciated the team and distributed Certificates and shield to the Counsellors and students participated in the camp

  • FIRST AID TRAINING TO POLICEPERSONAL(TRAFFIC)
    FROM 14th to 16th FEBRUARY-2013

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    Senior Superintendent of police requested to organize a basic first aid course to the officers posted in traffic, PCR vans and neat constables. As per request made, Indian Red Cross Society , Puducherry organized first aid training to the police personnel ( Traffic) for 3 days from 14th to 15 Feb 2012. Thiru Deivasigamani , Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) inaugurated the 3 days training programme in presence of Dr. V. Gopal , Chairman, managing committee IRCS. Dr. G Sreenivasan Spl Grade -1, Dept of Anesthesiology, Indira Gandhi Govt. General Hospital and Post Graduate Institute, Puducherry and Mr. Arul Staff Nurse took classes for 150 Police personal( traffic) Finally Indian red cross Society, Puducherry Branch provided First Aid Training certificates to police constables participated by the Prof. Dr. Gopal , Chairman , IRCS , Management Committee All arrangement were made by the Thiru. C.P. Manoharn, Inspector of Police (Engineering Cell). Puducherry

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