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Red Cross organizes Medical/Eye Checkup/Immunization Camp:

To provide proper Health Care facility at the door step, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region organised a Medical / Eye Check-up/Immunization Camp at Sunrise Public School, Channi Himmat, Jammu today the 7th Sept., 2017
In the Camp large number of students and their parents of Sunrise Public School were examined (general/eye checkup) by a team of Red Cross Doctors viz. Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Office, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu and Dr. Heena Bhagat, Intern assisted by Sh. Anil Kumar, Sr. Opth. Asstt. and Sh. Joginder Kumar Pharmacist and Free Medicines were also provided to the poor students besides Immunization doses were also administered to the students upto 16 years age group by Smt. Tripta Devi, LHV and Smt. Sangeeta Devi, FMPHW.
Sh. R.C.Puri, Hony. Secretary, while speaking on the occasion said that it is a unique and great effort by Sh. Rajesh Sharma and Ms. Manpreet Kour who are running the School for poor and needy students free of cost for the last five years which is a great services to the humanity for up-liftment of the down trodden class.
Principal of the School appreciated the support rendered by Red Cross by organizing Medical/Eye Checkup/Immunization Camp in the school premises and hope that such type of camp Red Cross will also organise in the School in future.

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Create Large Pool Of Red Cross Volunteers:

Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Dr. Mandeep Bhandari chaired the meeting of the Executive Committee of Indian Red Cross Society Jammu, here today. IGP Jammu, Dr. S. D Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Rajeev Ranjan, Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sheetal Nanda, Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Ravinder Kumar, Honorary Secretary Red Cross, R. C. Puri besides senior officers of the concerned department were present in the meeting. Divisional Commissioner held detailed review of the action taken on the decisions taken in the last meeting of the committee and also of the activities carried out by the society. Stressing the need to make Red Cross activities more meaningful, Divisional Commissioner emphasized that the need of the hour is to build a large pool of volunteers for ensuring participation of people from the grass root level. All the Deputy Commissioners were asked to create a conducive environment for mobilizing resources for the humanitarian activities of the Society. Divisional Commissioner exhorted upon DCs to ensure take requisite steps to maximize participation in the Red Cross activities and contributions to the society. He directed the concerned that before providing driving licenses to the passenger vehicle drivers the ‘first aid training certificate’ should be made mandatory so that as in case of accidents they can provide first aid to injured people It was given out in the meeting that the Regional Branch is regularly conducting First Aid/FMR Training programmes for workers of Industries/Corporate /Business Houses, Commercial Vehicle Drivers, Lecturers, Masters & Teachers of Education Department. Also the Red Cross is conducting four days First Aid Training Programmes for the Commercial Vehicle Drivers before issuing of licence by the RTO.

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Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Regional Branch provides Cash Relief to accidental Victims of Doda.

Indian Red Cross Society Jammu Regional Branch on the instructions of Dr. M.K. Bhandari, IAS, Chairman ( Divisional Commissioner) Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region provided Cash Relief of Rs.10,000/- each to six injured persons in the accident near Puneja in Chiralla Tehsilin Doda District and admitted in the Govt. Medical College, Jammu for meeting emergent treatment/other expenses by a team led by its Hony. Secretary, Sh. R.C. Puri in presence of S/Shri S.R. Sharma and Dinesh Gupta, Members, Executive Committee, IRCS, Jammu Region.

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The Four days First Aid training Course organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu

The Four days First Aid training Course organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), concluded on 3rd Aug. 2017 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu . The training was started on 31st July, 2017 in which 25 Lecturers and Physical Education teachers took part in the First Aid training. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train Teachers of Govt. Schools of border districts of Jammu Division viz. Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Rajpuri and Ponch in the first phase.
The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely Dr. Ranbushan Singh, Dr. Vikrant Sharma, Ortho. Suregion, Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu, Dr. M.L. Sharma (Retd) DMO, Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu whereas Dr. Kavita Nijohn, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu conducted the exam assisted by Mrs. Kanchan Devi Sup. Pharmacist and Sh. Joginder Kumar Pharmacist.
Dr. Mohan Lal renowned Sr. Cardiologist (Retd.) was the Chief Guest on the occasion, who awared the trainees about Cardio Diseases and the First Aid precautions.
While delivering a motivational lecture on the subject , Sh. R.C. Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region emphasized for making the First Aid as mass movement and compulsory in School curriculum. He also said that First Aid is an important skill that helps to reduce fatalities and enables the faster treatment of injuries. It also has an important role to play in providing staff and pupil with sense of purpose and achievements giving them skill that will potentially save lives. The First Aid knowledge is invaluable for both as individual and for the community.
Prominent among those who were present in conclusion day include Sh. Sita Ram Sharma, Sh. Dinesh Gupta and Sh. S.C. Bali, Members, Executive Committee of IRCS, Jammu Region.

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RED CROSS IMPARTS FIRST AID TRAINING

Four days First Aid training programme organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre, Jammu concluded on 21st July, 2017 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu. The training was started on 17th July,, 2017 in which volunteers of Distt. . Red Cross Society, Kathua and Commercial Vehicle Drivers took part in the First Aid training. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train the common masses especially the employees of Corporate Houses and Drivers/ Conductors of Commercial vehicles to serve as First Medical Responder (FMR) to save the precious lives during untoward incidents.
The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely Dr. Munish Sr. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Max Hospital, Amritsar, Dr. Ranbushan Singh, Consultant Anesthetist and Disaster Management Specialist of Red Cross Society, Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu, Dr. M.L.Sharma, DMO(Retd) and Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu. Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu conducted the exam assisted by Mrs. Kanchan Devi and Sh. Joginder Kumar Sup. Pharmacist .
While delivering a motivational lecture on the Voluntary Blood Donation , Sh. R.C. Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region, emphasized to the trainees to come forward and join this humanitarian cause by Voluntarily donating blood during any exigency. The training programme was conducted under the guidance and supervision of Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region.
Prominent among others who were present on the Conclusion of First Aid Training Programme were Shri Sita Ram Sharma and Shri Dinesh Gupta, Members, Executive Committee, IRCS, Jammu Region.

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Blood Donation Camp

Amar Ujala Publications Ltd. Jammu in collaboration with Indian Red CRoss Society, Jammu Region and Blood Transfusion Department, GMC, Jammu celebrated WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY by organizing Blood Donation Camp on 13th of June, 2017 from9.00 AM onwards at Red Cross Attendant Sarai Maheshpura Chowk, Jammu.

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 RED CROSS DISTRIBUTES RELIEF MATERIAL.

A team of Indian Red Cross Society. Jammu Region visited the camps of recent firing across LOC in Distt. Rajouri (Nowshera Sector) and are putting up in Camps in and around Nowshera and distributed relief material in shape of Kitchen sets, buckets, hygiene kits, Notebooks, Durries and Solar Lights to the affected families around 700 who are putting up in camps in presence of Sh. Harbans Lal, KAS, SDM, Nowshera and Tehsildar, Nowshera. The relief distribution camp was organized under the supervision of Sh. R.C. Puri, Hony. Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region.

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RED CROSS DISTRIBUTES  RELIEF MATERIAL

In view of recent firing from across the LOC in District Rajouri (Nowshera Sector) of the State of J&K, a large number of population has been affected and are putting up in temporary camps at Nowshera.

A team of Indian Red Cross Society. Jammu Region led by its Hony. Secretary Sh. R.C. Puri, Sh. Sita Ram Sharma, Member, Executive Committee, IRCS, Jammu Region and office staff under the directions of Dr. Mandeep K   Bhandari, IAS, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu  ex-officio Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region distributed relief material in shape of Kitchen sets, buckets and hygiene kits to the families affected and putting up in Camps in and around Nowshera ( District Rajouri) in presence of Sh. Harbans Lal, KAS, SDM, Nowshera, Tehsildar Nowshera. The Relief material was received from  Indian Red Cross Society, National Head Quarters, New Delhi.

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RED CROSS IMPARTS FIRST AID TRAINING

Four days First Aid training programme organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre, Jammu concluded on 19th May. 2017 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu under the directions of Dr. Mandeep K. Bhandari ,IAS, Chairman Regional Red Cross Society and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu . The training was started on 15th May 2017 in which more than 24 employees of M/S UPL Limited, Samba, Commercial Vehicle Drivers and Red Cross volunteers took part in the First Aid training. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train the common masses especially the employees of Corporate Houses and Drivers/ Conductors of Commercial vehicles in order to save the precious lives during untoward incidents.
The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely Dr. Ranbushan Singh, Consultant Anesthetist and Disaster Management Specialist, Red Cross Society, Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu Dr. M.L. Sharma (Retd) DMO, and Shri Sanjeev Rajwal, of Traffic Deptt. whereas Dr. Kavita Nijohn, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu conducted the exam assisted by Mrs. Kanchan Devi Sup. Pharmacist and Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.
While delivering a motivational lecture on the subject , Sh. R.C. Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region, appealed to the trainees especially the youth to come forward and join this humanitarian cause by donating blood during any exigency. The training programme was conducted under the guidance and supervision of Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region.

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World Red Cross Day Celebrations on 8th May,  2017

As a part of World Red Cross Day Celebrations, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region organises  various  Medical Check up Camps in slum areas ( Viraj Bal Bhawan School, Khanpur, Nagrota, Govt. Middle School, Tange wali Gali,Kachi Chawni, Jammu, Canal Road for Morning Walkers and at  Red Cross Attendants Sarai, Maheshpura Chowk, Jammu   during the week to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of “ Sir Henry Dunant”  the founder of Red Cross Movement. The details of the camps are as under:-

 

  1. At Viraj Bal Bhawan, KhanPur,  Nagrota,  152 patients ( general, Eye & Immunization)
  2. Govt. Middle School ,  Tangewali  Gali, Kachi Chawni, Jammu 50 students  ( Eye)
  3. Canal Road, Jammu,  120  Diabetes detections  tests conducted of Morning Walkers of   the areas of Bhagwati Nagar, ShaktiNagar, Bakshi Nagar and  Talab Tillo, Jammui
  4. Red Cross Attendants Sarai, Mahespura Chowk, Jammu  more than 200 patients  of  Ortho, Neuro , General, Eye and  Diabetes patients in collaboration with Hartej Hospital, Amritsar.

 

In the   above said camps, Dr.Munish Manocha, Sr. Consultant of Ortho from Max Hospital, Amritsar, Dr.  Amit, Neuro Surgeon from Hartej Hospital,  Amritsar  assisted by Mr. Arjun, Multipurpose  Assistant , Dr.  Ranbhusan Singh, Anaesthetist  Specialist, Dr. Kavita Nijohn of Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by   Smt. Kanchan Devi, Supervisor Pharmacist,       Smt. Tripta Devi, LHV,Sh. Surinder Vermani, Supervisor Lab. Technician, Smt. Monica Sharma,  Sr. Lab. Technician, Sh. Mohd Anwar, Sr. Lab. Technician , Sh. Anil Kumar, Supervisor Ophthalmic  Technician and Sh. Kuldeep  Bhat, Sr.  Ophthalmic Technician    of Red Cross  rendered their services   for the purpose.

 

During  these  camps, a motivational  lecture was  also delivered by  its Hony. Secretary   in presence of   the gathering  including  S/Sh. Sita Ram Sharma, Dinesh Gupta ,S.C. Bali, Member Executive Committee , IRCS, Jammu Region and Sh. K.L.Verma  a Social Worker/ Life Member.

Further,  an impressive function was also organised by Carmel Convent  School, Kunjwani, Jammu in which Sh. R.C.Puri, Hony. Secretary was  the Chief Guest on the occasion. While speaking on the occasion  he appreciated the School  authority for  organising  the World Red Cross Day and hoped that   this  noble mission shall be carried out in  future too.  Sh. S. C. Bali, Member Executive Committee , IRCS, Jammu Region was also present on the occasion.

 

These  camps were organised under the  guidance and  supervision of Sh. R.C.Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.

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Four days First Aid Training course concludes

Four days First Aid training programme organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre, Jammu concluded on 28th Apr. 2017 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu under the directions of Dr. Pawan Kotwal,IAS, Chairmsn Regional Red Cross Society and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu . The training was started on 24th Apr.2017 in which more than 30 employees of M/S Modern Papers, Crystal Crops Protection, M/S RovenBhel Biotich , Bari Brahmana, Jammu and Commercial Vehicle Drivers took part in the First Aid training. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train the common masses especially the employees of Corporate Houses and Drivers/ Conductors of Commercial vehicles in order to save the precious lives during untoward incidents.
The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely Dr. Ranbushan Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Disaster Management Specialist presently posted in Red Cross Society,Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu Dr. M.L. Sharma (Retd) DMO, Dr. Munish Manocha, Ortho Specialist, Max Hospital, Amristsar and Dr. Simriti whereas Dr. Kavita Nijohn, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu conducted the exam assisted Mrs. Kanchan Devi Sup. Pharmacist and Sh. Joginder Kuma, Pharmacist.
The training programme was conducted under the supervision of Sh. R.C. Puri, Hony.Secretary, , Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region

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 FOUR DAYS FIRST AID TRAINING COURSE CONCLUDES

Four day First Aid training specially designed for the Commercial Vehicle Licence holders concluded at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu.

The programme was organized by Indian Red Cross  Society(IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India) Regional Centre, Jammu on the directions of Dr. Pawan Kotwal, IAS, Chairman IRCS, Jammu Region and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.

The training was started on 6th Apr. 2017  in which more than 15 participants took active part. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train the common masses especially the drivers/conductors in order to save the  precious lives during  untoward incidents.

The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu, Dr Ranbushan Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist  & Disaster Management Specialist presently posted in Red Cross Society and                Dr. Manish Manocha Ortho Specialist, Max Hospital, Amritsar whereas   Dr. Kavita Nijohn, Medical Officer, Red Cross Officer Dispensary, Jammu conduced the exam assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup. Pharmacist  and Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.

Prominent among others who were present on Conclusion of First Aid Training  Programme was Sh. Sita Ram Sharma, Member, Executive Committee , IRCS, Jammu Region.

 The training programme was conducted under the supervision  of Sh. R. C Puri, Hony.Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region

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Red Cross organizes First Aid Awareness Camp  at border village Molu (Pargwal)

25 Punjab Regiment under HQ 26 Infantry Division organised a Veterans Rally on 29th March,2017 at Molu (Pargal)  in which Ex- servicemen, widow and their families from Pargwal, Khour, Akhnoor and Damana Areas participated. Besides a Medical camp was also organised in which Indian Red Cross Society also participated and imparted First Aid Awareness in which more than 200  persons including youth and women participated. The First Aid Awareness  training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants viz. Dr. Rajinder Thappa and Dr. Simriti assisted by Miss Vironica Marwah, Field Officer, Smt. Tripta Devi, LHV, Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup. Pharmacist of Red Cross. . Brig .B.S Bisht inaugurated the camp in presence  of Sh. R.C.  Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region. Col Kumar Anand, Commanding officer while speaking on the occasion appreciated the support extended by the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu for the first aid awareness programme.

Sh. R.C. Puri assured that Red Cross society will br ready to always provide the necessary support to the Army for organizing First Aid Awareness programmes in border villages in future also so that maximum people of these villages are trained in First Aid which is very essential for timely help to the injured for saving precious human lives during cross border firing.

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Jammu organized Blood Donation Camp

Jain Society, Jammu organized Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region and Blood Transfusion Department, GMC, Jammu at Jain Nagar, Talab Tillo, Jammu on 26-03-2017 in which 33 Donors donated blood voluntarily. The Camp was organized under the supervision of Sh. R.C.Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.

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FOUR DAYS FIRST AID TRAINING Course CONCLUDES

Four day First Aid training specially designed for the Commercial Vehicle Licence holders concluded at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu.

The programme was organized by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India) Regional Center, Jammu on the directions of Dr. Pawan Kotwal, IAS, Chiarman IRCS, Jammu Region and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.

The training was started on 13th Mar. 2017 in which more than 30 participants took active part. The training was imparted with the sole motto to train the common masses especially the drivers/conductors in order to save the precious lives during untoward incidents.

The training was imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely
Dr. Rajinder Thappa, CMO, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu, Dr .M.L. Sharma, DMO(, Retd), Dr. Kavita Nijohn, Medical Officer, Red Cross Officer Dispensary assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup. Pharmacist and Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.

Prominent among others who were present on Conclusion of First Aid Training Programme was Sh. Sita Ram Sharma, Member, Executive Committee , IRCS, Jammu Region.

The training programme was conducted under the supervision of Sh. R.C.Puri, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.

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The main Purpose/Objective of conducting such an exercise is to bring about an awareness in the Society about the Red Cross and how people can extend their support to strengthen the cause of Red Cross.
It also aims to influence the behavior of people we work with, through a better understanding of humanitarian values.

To spread the message amongst the common people in general and the student population in particular who are committed to human assistance and develop young volunteer force who are well informed about the movement.

The main Purpose/Objective of conducting such an exercise is to bring about an awareness in the Society about the Red Cross and how people can extend their support to strengthen the cause of Red Cross. index of reverse search It also aims to influence the behavior of people we work with, through a better understanding of humanitarian values.
To spread the message amongst the common people in general and the student population in particular who are committed to human assistance and develop young volunteer force who are well informed about the movement.

Objective of Reporting– The Activities of Red Cross should be known to even a common man so that he can best utilize the services of Red Cross whenever there is a need and also come to the assistance of Red Cross whenever called for.
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