Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya has said that the number of Haryana Red Cross Society members would be increased by coordinating with universities, NCC and voluntary organizations so that the Society is able to serve more needy people
Chandigarh, November 8, 2021: Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya has said that the number of Haryana Red Cross Society members would be increased by coordinating with universities, NCC and voluntary organizations so that the Society is able to serve more needy people. At present, the number of members of the Red Cross Society is about two lakh and soon a meeting of the Red Cross Council will be convened to increase the number of its members.
Governor Shri Dattatraya was talking to media representatives after inspecting the office of the District Red Cross Society at Chandan Nagar, Gurugram on Monday. He said that during the first and second wave of corona infection, various types of services were provided to the general public through Red Cross Society.
He said that Red Cross Society is a good service organization. People are being served. Today wheel chairs have been given to the Divyangs by the Red Cross Society. Along with this, other needy items have also been distributed to the poor people. He said that we should come forward to help such people. The work of the Red Cross Society is very important, which will continue to strive to serve the needy people at the right time, said Shri Dattatraya.
The Governor congratulated all the volunteers who showed courage to do good work during the second wave of corona infection.
Shri Dattatraya also inaugurated a blood donation camp organized in the premises of District Red Cross Society. He encouraged the blood donors by putting up badges and giving them certificates. At the camp, 100 units of blood were collected. On this occasion, he also paid floral tributes to the founder of the Red Cross Society Henry Dunant.
During the inspection, a mock drill was also conducted by the members of Disaster Management Authority and St John Ambulance Brigade to show how the injured are rushed to the nearest hospital while giving first-aid in case of emergency.
On behalf of the Seva Bharti Sansthan, a voluntary organization, the Governor presented sewing machines to the needy women.
Rohtash Sharma of Sewa Bharati Sansthan informed the Governor that with the help of Red Cross Society, his organization would open sewing training centres at five places in Gurugram including Karterpuri, Madanpuri, Ramnagar, Basai Enclave and Surat Nagar to make women self-reliant.
During the inspection, the Governor while observing the various activities of the organization in the District Red Cross Society also inspected the oxygen cylinder bank, store room etc.
On this occasion Deputy Commissioner Dr Yash Garg, DCP West Deepak Saharan, SDM Gurugram Ankita Chaudhary, Vice President of Haryana Red Cross Society Smt Sushma Gupta, General Secretary DR Sharma and other dignitaries were present.