Bishnupur: The Indian Red Cross Society Bishnupur district Branch plays a major role during the disaster period, said DC Bishnupur Neeta Arambam.
The DC, taking part as the chief guest, made the statement on the 8th Foundation Day celebration of the Indian Red Cross Society Bishnupur District Branch held at the Conference hall of DC office at New Mini Secretariat Complex Bishnupur.
The DC further said that during the Covid-19 lockdown, the Community Awareness on Covid-19 being organised by the Society has been a big help in preventing and fighting against the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in our society.
She said, the Society has been organising First Aid, Painting competition, and blood donation camp etc. and is the priceless gifts of the Society to our society.
The DC maintained to extend help in the future from the District Administration end and donated a sum of RS. 1000 as a token of help to the Society for the Covid-19 Community Awareness program.
The yearly budgets and layout programs were put before the attendees and acknowledged together and also observed one minute silence for those departed souls due from Covid-19.
A bulletin which details the works carried out by IRCS Bishnupur district branch in the last few years was also published during the occasion.
Chairman of the Society Dr. W. Gulapi, Ex-Chairman I. Jugeshwar also attended the occasion as main dignitaries.