To generate the funds for proper functioning of District Red Cross Society (DRCS) Ramban, District Development Commissioner, Ramban Mohammad Aijaz who is also the Chairman of DRCS Ramban convened a meeting of all stake holders of the society here today.
ADDC, Ravinder Nath Sadhu, ADC, Babu Ram, ACR, Vevaik Puri, ASP, Mushtaq Chodhary, CMO and other district officers and members of the society attended the meeting.
DDC asked the officers to collect the contribution from employees of their respective departments for this novel cause which shall be utilised for the welfare of accident victims, poor and other needy people. He also directed the officer for creating awareness about importance of funding in Red Cross fund during their departmental awareness camps and other functions.
DDC also asked the officers to enhance the number of Red Cross volunteers in every block to meet out any urgency or disaster like situations in their local areas. He also directed the officers of health and police to organize special training programmes for imparting the skills to volunteers for rescue operation during the road accidents or other natural calamities without harming the victims. He also emphasized that special training shall be imparted to divers and make them well equipped with modern equipments for rescue operation.
Focussing on Junior Red Cross Fund, the DDC urged the officers to devise strategies for maximum inclusion of students unions, welfare associations and other Non-Government Organizations for promoting a practice of voluntary contribution among them.