World Red Cross day observed
Filed Under: Health & Science, World | Posted: 05/08/2012 at 4:50AM
Comments | Region: India
Divisional Commissioner while appreciating the role of the Red Cross volunteers said that the theme of this year was “Youth on the Move”. Samoon asked the youth to come forward and join the noble cause of serving humanity, saving precious lives, property, extending helping hand to poor, destitute, needy and providing solace to the people particularly in the event of any calamity.
Dr Samoon said that Regional Red Cross Society Kashmir is doing a yeoman’s service throughout the valley. Complementing the volunteers working with zeal, dedication honestly and selflessly, he said that Red Cross is itself a self-motivation. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir disclosed that soon a new Red Cross Complex would be constructed at the existing place which will also include emergency response centre. He said that J&K State Red Cross society acts as auxiliary to the state. He informed that during 2011, relief worth Rs. 28 lacs was distributed among 686 beneficiaries and added that 45 medical camps have been organized by the society in the valley.
Vice Chancellor Kashmir University Professor Talat Ahmed said that Red Cross would see a greater participation of the students of
Earlier, students of various schools and colleges and Red Cross Volunteers spoke on the theme, “Youth on the Move”. Sabreena Shah from