In response to Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan’s appeal, several youth have enrolled themselves for Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) between November 1 and 4.

The Governor, who is also the IRCS president, on Wednesday reviewed the society activities with chairpersons of District units at Raj Bhavan and said over 70,000 young students in particular had enrolled enthusiastically in Red Cross in a short span of time.

She directed the IRCS State branch to impart training to the enrollees in various voluntary activities like health programmes, Swachh Bharat, plantation, first-aid and blood donation.

Earlier, in a general body meeting held at Raj Bhavan on October 24, the Governor had appealed to the IRCS to organise a special drive from November 1 to December 31 to enroll new members and also appealed to the district Collectors to participate actively in the activities of Red Cross.

The Governor appreciated the district Red Cross units of Warangal and Medchal who have done commendable voluntary services in their respective districts. K Surendra Mohan, Secretary to Governor, Raghuprasad, Deputy Secretary to Governor, Chairman, IRCS, Telangana Branch, Desai Prakash Reddy and others attended the review meeting, according to a press release.

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