The Indian Red Cross is a voluntary humanitarian organization having a network of over 700 branches throughout the country, providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promotes health & care of the vulnerable people and communities. It is a leading member of the largest independent humanitarian organization in the world, the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement. The movement has three main components, the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), 187 National Societies and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The Mission of the Indian Red Cross is to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized and even prevented and thus contribute to creating more congenial climate for peace.
The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) is a voluntary humanitarian organization to protect human life and health based in India. It is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and so shares the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The society's mission is providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promoting health & care of vulnerable people and communities. It has a network of over 700 branches throughout India.The Society uses the Red Cross as an emblem in common with other international Red Cross societies. Volunteering has been at the very heart of the Indian Red Cross Society since its inception in 1920, with the Society having Youth and Junior volunteering programmes. The Society is closely associated with the St John Ambulance in India.
“Awarness and prevention of AIDS programme” was conducted by the students of Arizona University on 22nd July, 2013 in the college campus. NSS (National Service Scheme) unit of Annai Violet Arts & Science College in collaboration with the students from Arizona University organized a student exchange programme “Awareness and Prevention of AIDS” on 21st July, 2013 in the college premises. Ms. Seema and Mr. Arul Raj Louis Educational Director from (IAPA) International Alliance for the Prevention of AIDS along with 20 students from Arizona University coordinated the programme and highlighted the students on various facts on HIV AIDS.