The Red Cross Society is a customary, ubiquitous, universally accepted and internationally identified humanitarian service organisation. It organises relief and assistance without discrimination to the victims of armed conflicts, endeavours to mitigate and alleviate the human sufferings, wherever and whenever the naturals or manmade disasters cripple the society.
It works to ensure respect and dignity for human being and serves to promote mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation among all peoples. It is the biggest, self-standing non-religious non-political, non-sectarian and voluntary relief organisation which treats people equally without any discrimination.
In 1863 at Geneva, Switzerland it was established by “Jean Henry Dunant”, who was a successful businessman was the founder and know as the father of The Red Cross Society. He was awarded with noble prize for peace in 1901.
Indian Red Cross Society:-
The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) was established under parliament act XV of in 1920 and further amended in 1956, 1957 and 1992. It was recognized by International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in 1929. The core focus of IRCS is promoting Humanitarian principles and Values, Disaster Management, Health Care and Blood Services.
Mission of IRCS:
It aims to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times all forms of humanitarian activities so that suffering be minimised alleviated and even prevented and thus contributes to creating a more congenial climate for peace.
Youth Red Cross:
The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross Society. It is group movement organised at the initial stages for students between 18 and 25 years of age within the colleges.
Objectives of Youth Red Cross:-
1. Protection of Health & Life.
2. Service to the Sick & Suffering.
3. Promotion of National & International Friendship, to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth.
Qualities of YRC member:-
HumanityImpartiality NeutralityIndependenceenVoluntary Service UnityUniversality
Darthikaronirmalkarobeedaprabu hey Jeevankarovujvalnavajyothibaro hey - (2)
Dukkijanonkiseva hum kare - (2)
Baththalithonko gale lagale - (2)
Nava jyothibaro hey, navajyothibaro hey!
YRC Programme Officer's Pledge:
As a Programme Officer of Youth Red Cross, I promise to serve, to work loyally for the promotion of health and the relief of suffering and distress, where I could notice it and to carry in relationship youth of all Nations.
YRC Member’s Pledge:
I pledge myself to care my own health and that of others, to help the sick and suffering specially children and to look upon the youth all over the world as my friends.
Youth Red Cross-SVCE Unit is one of the oldest clubs started in SVCE and takes the pride of being one of the oldest YRC Unit in Tamilnadu. The slogan of YRC SVCE unit is Through Humanity to Peace.
YRC-SVCE Unit was co-ordinated by Dr. S. Selvakumar, Formar Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, SVCE. Currently, the unit is being coordinated by Dr. R. Govindarasu, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and co-coordinated by Dr. N. R. Sheela, Asst. Professor, Department of Applied Physics, SVCE. Then the subsequent programme of YRC-SVCE Unit is conducted every month in association with the Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu branch.
YRC-SVCE unit create and train among the youth about social responsibility, health and life, and to develop moral capacities. It also emphasise on serving the sick and suffering people. The YRC- SVCE aims to have young people recognized by social leadership as equal partners who address the needs of the most vulnerable sections of the population. The unit considers every student in the college as an active YRC member and motivates everyone to participate in various activities with immense pride.
The unit is well funded by the college management and stands as a strong pillar of support for our progression. The principal Prof. S. Ganesh Vaidyanathan, who is the chief Advisory committee member of YRC-SVCE unit, is really passionate and dedicated in encouraging the student members of this unit for conducting various activities and stands as a great moral support to this unit.
Advisory committee members:
Prof. S. Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Principal, SVCE
Dr. R.Govindarsasu, Coordinator, YRC-SVCE Unit
Dr. N.R.Sheela, Asst. Coordinator, YRC-SVCE Unit
Organizing Students Members(AY:2018-19):
Mr.S.Mohanamurali, Vice President
Mr.N.N Harish Kumar, Treasurer
Mr.P.Dhinesh Kumar, Joint Secretary
Ms.K.Akshaya, Executive member
Ms.C.Swathi, Executive member
Mr.L.B.Pugazhendhi, Executive member
Mr.R.RayyanRameezuddin, Executive member
Mr.C.Guruchandran, Executive member