Youth Red Cross Society (YRCS)


The Youth Red Cross Society is a worldwide, well known, universally accepted, admired and internationally identified humanitarian service organization. It was established in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland. The father of Red Cross movement and recipient of Nobel award for peace in 1901 was “Jean Henry Dunant”, who was a successful businessman.

Youth Red Cross has the following three principles:

  • Protection of Health and Life.
  • Service to the sick and suffering
  • Promotion of National and International Friendship, to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth.

To inculcate the feeling of service of mankind, college has formed the Youth Red Cross Society.

Members of Youth Red Cross Society:


  1. Prof. Sarbdeep Kaur Sidhu
  2. Prof. Chanderpreet Kaur
  3. Dr. Karamdeep Kaur
  4. Prof. Amandeep Kaur Matharoo
  5. Prof. Akashdeep Kaur

More than 50 volunteers are actively involved in social activities under Youth Red Cross Society of S. Govt College of Science Education and Reseach, Jagraon.

Objectives:


  • To promote the participation of children and youth in the work of Red Cross.
  • To recruit, train, and develop volunteers/ personnel as necessary for undertaking humanitarian responsibilities.
  • To ensure the correct use of Red Cross emblem, to maintain its protective value.
  • To contribute to the improvement of health, the prevention of disease and maternity & child care in the community.

List of Events in 2019-2020


YRCS of the college has conducted various competitions like essay writing competition on 8th June, 2020 on the topic “Battling Covid-19 with World Red Cross Society”. Seven students of the college participated in the competition, out of which, Mehargurvir Singh of B.Sc. III NM, Khushi Jindal of B.Sc. I NM & Manmeet Kaur of B.Sc. III NM secured Ist, IInd and IIIrd position respectively. Also, some students prepared posters on AIDS- Causes, Spread & Treatment.

List of Events in 2020-2021


YRCS conducted e-Poster Presentation on 21st December, 2020 on the theme “Covid-19: Its impact on Society & Environment” Seven students of the college participated in the competition, out of which, Khushi Jindal of B.Sc. II NM stood 1st, Ramandeep Kaur of B.Sc. III NM stood 2nd, Jaskiran Kaur of B.Sc. NM, and Osheen Kapoor of B.Sc. II NM together secured 3rd prize.

Upcoming Events


YRCS of the college has planned to conduct following activities:

  1. Blood donation Camp.
  2. Extension Lecture on Cancer Awareness.

Red Ribbon Club (RRC)


Based on the movement started by government of India in schools and colleges a RED RIBBON CLUB has been established. This spreads awareness about H.I.V. (AIDS). Its guidelines includes,

  1. To spread tolerance for the affected people among the present generation.
  2. It helps present generation students to understand the helplessness which is faced by the sufferers of this disease. For which there is no cure till date.

In our college in the previous years various awareness campaign, rallies have been organized. In the future we intend to organize seminars to create awareness among the students.