The annual general meeting of Indian Red Cross Society, Wokha Branch was held on October 14 with parliamentary secretary for prison, home guard, fire and emergency services, Er. W. Kithan as chief guest. Speaking at the function, Er. Kithan urged the participants to voluntarily involve and contribute towards the welfare of the society.
Deputy commissioner and chairman IRCS, Wokha, Rovilatuo Mor who also spoke on the occasion said Red Cross Society is a forum that cuts across every boundaries and a platform to propagate people’s minds, thinking without hesitation.
He appealed to all members to put more efforts in strengthening the movement and its activities.
DC also stated that from every setup,each should have consciousness for the welfare of society and nation, and actively get involved in the movements.
Dr. K. C. Murry, treasurer IRCS, Wokha spoke on the theme, “Red Cross in the context of present society”. He said with the perpetual changing of circumstances, the role of ‘World Red Cross’ has been enlarged from localized problems to worldwide issues of human sufferings. In this light, he explained that the scope of the Red Cross Society and its activities should not be merely confined to providing aid to victims of war and disaster alone, but step forward to address all kinds of human suffering so that it will not only reduce their suffering but also prevent recurrence of ailments through humanitarian approach of the society.
Earlier, the chief guest unveiled the foundation stone of IRCS Complex Wokha. Other highlights of the programme included special song by Junior Red Cross, CMHS, Wokha. Dr. M. Kithan CMO and vice-chairman IRCS Wokha chaired the function while managing committee member, IRCS Wokha, Oren Humtsoe proposed the vote of thanks.