PROF. K. EZHUMALAI M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Dip. in. Yoga.,
District Organizer- Thiruvarur,
Assistant Professor of English,
Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science,
Manjakkudi - 612610
Youth Red Cross was inaugurated in Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, - Manjakkudi by the former Correspondent Mr. M. G. Ramachandran in the academic year 2008-2009.

About Youth Red Cross:

The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization-Indian Red Cross. It is a group movement organized at the initial stages for students between 18 and 25 years of age within the colleges. A qualified teaching faculty is recognized as the leader and He is called as the Programme officer. Under his guidance the students are trained and encouraged to manage the affairs of the group, electing their own office- bearers.


Each generation passes on the torch of development, to the next. Hence, it becomes the challenge for the present generation to groom future of the tomorrow.


To inspire, encourage community service through training and education and initiate all forms of humanitarian activities at all times.

Fundamental Principles of YRC:

1. Humanity
2. Impartiality
3. Neutrality
4. Independence
5. Voluntary Service
6. Unity
7. Universality


1. An Awareness on the care of their own health and that of others
2. The understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and acting accordingly with humanitarian, concern to fulfill the same.
3. To enable the growth and development of a spirit of service and sense of duty with dedication and devotion in the minds of youth.
4. To foster better friendly relationship with all without any discrimination.

YRC activities:

1. Blood Donation Camp
2. Road safety
3. Geneva Convention Day
4. Tree Plantation
5. First Aid & Disaster Management Training Camp
6. Covid – 19 awareness
7. World Red cross Day
8 Campus Cleaning

Mode of Selection:

Every academic year 50 students shall be enrolled on their volunteer interest.

YRC – College Level Committee:

1. Chairman – Principal
2. YRC Programme Officer – Vice- Chairman
3. One Staff Member with interest in Social Work – member
4. Member – YRC Student Chairman
5. Member – YRC Student Secretary