Activities of IRCS Maharashtra State Branch Districts/ Sub district branches

Pune

1. Blood donation camps 11
2. FA training 40
3. Medical camps & Awareness Programs 11
4. Disaster relief/ management 1
5. Others 13

 

Activity Snapshots

First Aid Training for TAAP (Travel Agencies Association Of Pune)
(18th July 2024)
On 18th July 2024 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted a First Aid Training for 29 candidates of TAAP (Travel Agencies Association of Pune) at Rasta Peth office
Blood donation camps at Michelin India Pvt. Ltd., Kharadi
(18th June 2024)
On 18th & 19th June 2024 blood donation camps organised by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch in association with Sahyadri Blood Bank, Pune at Michelin India Pvt. Ltd., Kharadi, Pune. Total 138 units collected.
First Aid training conducted at Citec Engineering India Pvt Ltd – Hinjewadi
(14th June 2024)
On 14th June 2024 First Aid training was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch at Citec Engineering India Pvt Ltd – Hinjewadi. Total 20 participants trained.
World Environment Day celebrated on 5th June 2024
(5th June 2024)
On 5th June 2024 IRCS Pune District Branch celebrated World Environment Day by planting 36 trees in the campus at Lullanagar, Munjeri, Pune. Office bearers of the IRCS Pune District Branch, Junior / Youth Red Cross units and 19 volunteers attended the program. Oath to protect our environment and mother earth was taken by all present.
First Aid training conducted for individuals, Junior College and school students
(25th May 2024)
On 25th May 2024 First Aid training was conducted for individuals, Junior College and school students by IRCS Pune District Branch at Rasta Peth office, Pune. Total 14 participants trained.
World Red Cross Day celebrated on 8th May 2024
(8th May 2024)
On the occasion of World Red Cross Day on 8th May, 2024CPR awareness and lecture on heart attack and hospice care was organized by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch in association with Padmavati Jyeshtha Nagarik Sangh (Senior Citizen Association) at Gadgil Park on 9th May 2024. Dr. Rajkumar Shah guided on First Aid and Dr. Naresh Munot, cardiologist addressed questions of senior citizens with demonstration on heart disorders, heart attack symptoms& care including detailed information about artificial respiration (CPR) and first aid.

Prof R. V. Kulkarni - Hon. Secretary, Pune Red Cross gave information about Red Cross movement. More than 60 senior citizens were present. Vitamin D3 (60 K) tablets were also distributed to the elders present.
First Aid training was conducted for employees of Inteva Products India Automotive Pvt. Ltd.
(26th March 2024)
On 26th March 2024 First Aid training was conducted by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch for 20 employees of Inteva Products India Automotive Private Limited, at MIDC, Chakan, Pune.
First Aid training for Giripremi Forest Department at Sinhagad, Pune
(16th March 2024)
On 16th March 2024 First Aid training was conducted by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch for Giripremi Forest Department at Sinhagad, Pune. Total 42 participants were trained
First Aid training for 33 participants of Foliage Trekkers
(10th March 2024)
On 10th March 2024 First Aid training was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch for 33 participants of Foliage Trekkers at Rasta Peth office, Pune.
Comprehensive Pulse Polio Immunisation Drive
(3rd March 2024)
On 3rd March 2024 Pune Red Cross volunteers took part in comprehensive Pulse Polio immunisation drive of the government at Pune.
First Aid training at Courtyard, Marriott, Hinjewadi
(27th February 2024)
On 27th February 2024 First Aid training was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch at Courtyard, Marriott, Hinjewadi, Pune. Total 20 participants were trained
ENT check-up camp with Rotary Club of Khadki and Aga Khan community
(24th February 2024)
On 24th February 2024 ENT check-up camp was organised by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch in collaboration with Rotary Club of Khadki and Aga Khan community enthusiasts at Reach Hostel, Pune for underprivileged girls (age 7-15 years). Total 80 girls benefited. Dr Garg, renowned ENT Surgeon extended his services.
First Aid training at ECI (Executive Centre India Pvt. Limited) at Balewadi
(24th February 2024)
On 24th February 2024 First Aid training was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch for 20 participants of ECI (Executive Centre India Pvt. Limited) at Balewadi, Pune
Blood donation camp at Dhole Patil Engineering College, Pune
(21st February 2024)
On 21st February 2024 a blood donation camp was organized by Youth Red Cross Unit of Dhole Patil Engineering College, Pune in collaboration with Sassoon Blood Centre at Dhole Patil Engineering College. Total 48 units collected
District Level Disaster Management workshop
(15th February 2024)
On 15th February 2024 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted District Level Disaster Management workshop which included First Aid Training awareness session at Mamasaheb Mohol College in association with Savitribai Phule Pune University. There were total 250 participants from 60 different colleges of Pune District.
NSS & Youth Red cross wing of Mohol College, NDRF fifth battalion and Pune Municipality fire Brigade division contributed to the success of the workshop.
First Aid awareness session at D Y Patil Arts, Commerce and Science College, Tathawade
(13th February 2024)
On 13th February 2024 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted First Aid awareness session at D Y Patil Arts, Commerce and Science College, Tathawade, Pune. Total 50 students participated.
First Aid Training at Tata Steel at Khed Plant, Pune
(10th February 2024)
On 10th February 2024 Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch conducted First Aid Training for 28 participants of Tata Steel at Khed Plant, Pune.
First Aid stall manned at interschool sports event at Sanas ground, Pune
(10th February 2024)
On 10th February 2024 First Aid stall was manned by a doctor, nursing staff and volunteers of IRCS Pune District Branch at Sanas ground, Pune during interschool sports event of specially abled children.
Blood donation camp with Jankalyan Blood Centre, Pune
(10th February 2024)
On 10th February 2024 Blood donation camp was organised by IRCS Pune District Branch in association with Jankalyan Blood Centre, Pune at Pune camp. Total 16 units collected.
First Aid & CPR training for Alpine Trekkers
(1st February 2024)
On 1st February 2024 First Aid & CPR training conducted by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch at Rasta Peth office for 8 participants of Alpine Trekkers
Road Safety Week celebrated on 30th January 2024
(30th January 2024)
On 30th January 2024 Road Safety Week observed by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch Junior Red Cross Pune wing of Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla English Medium High School CBSE. Total 50 students were present.
Haemoglobin (Hb) awareness program conducted at Abeda Inamdar Science & Arts College, Pune
(29th January 2024)
On 29th January 2024 Haemoglobin (Hb) awareness program was conducted by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch at Abeda Inamdar Science & Arts College, Pune. Total 75 students were present. Lecture delivered by Dr. Rajkumar Shah
Road Safety Week celebrated on 17th January 2024
(17th January 2024)
On 17th January 2024 Road Safety Week observed by making "Posters on road safety", by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch Youth Red Cross wing of Abeda Inamdar College.
Blood donation camp by Youth Red Cross, Pune wing of Sinhgad College of Pharmacy Vadgaon
(30th December 2023)
Youth Red Cross, Pune wing of Sinhgad College of Pharmacy Vadgaon in collaboration with Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital Pune organised a blood donation camp on 30th December 2023. Total 26 units collected.
First Aid training for employees of K Flex India Pvt. Ltd. at Ranjangaon
(23rd December 2023)
On 23rd December 2023 First Aid training was conducted for 20 employees of K Flex India Pvt. Limited at Ranjangaon by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch.
Blood donation camp organised in association with Malyali Sangh Kondhwa & Sahyadri Hospital
(10th December 2023)
On 10th December 2023 a blood donation camp was organised by IRCS Pune District Branch in association with Malyali Sangh Kondhwa and Sahyadri Hospital. Total 17 units collected
First Aid & CPR training for students & faculty of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing
(9th December 2023)
On 9th December 2023 First Aid & CPR training was conducted for 27 nursing students along with faculties of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pune by IRCS Pune District Branch at Rasta Peth office.
First Aid & CPR workshop organised at Rasta Peth office, Pune
(28th November 2023)
On 28th November 2023 First Aid & CPR workshop organised by IRCS Pune District Branch at Rasta Peth office, Pune. Total 14 participants were trained.
First Aid & CPR workshop was organised at Foliage Trekking Company
(29th October 2023)
On 29th October 2023 First Aid & CPR workshop was organised by IRCS Pune District Branch for 24 participants of Foliage Trekking Company. Dr. Rajkumar Shah conducted the training
Disaster Management Day Celebrated On 13th October 2023
(13th October 2023)
To celebrate Disaster Management Day on 13th October 2023 a Disaster Management workshop was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch in association with the Collector office and Fire Department, Pune Municipal Corporation at Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Pune. Activities included street play by Junior Red Cross volunteers of Ness Wadia College, lecture on disaster management and oath taking ceremony by representative from Collector’s Office, Pune. Total 200 students& staff participated.
First Aid and CPR Awareness workshop at Pratibha Institute, Chinchwad
(9th October 2023)
First Aid and CPR Awareness workshop organised by IRCS Pune District Branch at Pratibha Institute, Chinchwad on 9th October 2023. Total 200 participants including college students, teachers and staff.
First Aid and CPR Awareness workshop for 50 participants in Maharana Pratap Garden, Pune
(7th October 2023)
First Aid and CPR Awareness workshop for 50 participants in Maharana Pratap Garden, Pune organized by IRCS Pune District Branch and Navchaitanya Hasya Club on 7th October 2023. Dr. Naresh Munot -Cardiologist and Dr. Rajkumar Shah imparted the training.
Free first aid, clean drinking water & help centre during the Ganesh immersion
(28th September 2023)
Pune Youth Red Cross volunteers at the free first aid, clean drinking water and help centre during the Ganesh immersion procession on 28th September 2023.
CPR Awareness program for students and teachers of City Pride School Nigadi, Pune
(26th September 2023)
On 26th September 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted CPR Awareness program for students and teachers of City Pride School Nigadi, Pune. Total participation was 200.
First Aid training at Brillio Logistics Pvt. Ltd., Pune
(26th September 2023)
On 26th September 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted First Aid training at Brillio Logistics Pvt. Ltd., Pune. Total 20 participants trained
First Aid Day celebrated on 9th September 2023
(9th September 2023)
On the occasion of "First Aid Day" IRCS Pune District Branch organised First Aid and CPR awareness program at Modern College, Ganeshkhind and Garware College of Commerce (Jr.College) on 9th September 2023. Dr Naresh Munot, Dr. Rajkumar Shah and Mrs. Alka Dalvi imparted the training. Total 100 students along with teaching staff participated.
First Aid training and CPR awareness for Advanced Structural Engineering Consultants & Alpine Trekkers
(1st September 2023)
IRCS Pune District Branch conducted First Aid training and CPR awareness for Advanced Structural Engineering Consultants & Alpine Trekkers at Rasta Peth office, Pune on 1st September 2023. Total 31 participants trained.
First Aid and Disaster management workshop at MES Waghire High School, Saswad, Pune
(19th August 2023)
On 19th August 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch organised workshop on First Aid and Disaster management for Junior /Youth Red Cross counsellors at MES Waghire High School, Saswad, Pune. 27 counsellors from 23 schools were participated
Blood donation camps organized at Sahyadri Blood Ban & KEM Blood Bank
(18th August 2023)
IRCS Pune District Branch organised blood donation camps on 18th & 20th August 2023 at Sahyadri Blood Bank and also 20th August 2023 at KEM Blood Bank. Total 184 units collected.
First Aid & CPR program for students and staff of Optometry H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Hadapsar, Pune
(11th August 2023)
On 11th August 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted awareness on First Aid and CPR program for students and staff of Optometry H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Hadapsar, Pune. Total 60 participants attended
Head Neck Cancer screening camp was organised at IRCS, Rasta Peth, Pune
(26th July 2023)
Head Neck Cancer screening camp was organised at IRCS, Rasta Peth, Pune on 26th July 2023.
The objectives of the camp was to detect precancers and early cancers of the mouth and throat, by screening AT-RISK population, i.e. tobacco users, both smoked and chewed(smokeless) and/or alcohol users, initiate investigations and treatment wherever feasible and to provide guidance to patient and family members regarding cessation of tobacco use.
A total of 14 patients, 7 males and 7 females, attended the camp, of which 10 patients were found to be normal. All patients were counselled and 4 were referred to the dental department for sharp/carious teeth. 3 of the females were found to be clinically anaemic. 2 patients were evaluated for thyroid disorders.
First Aid & CPR training for the staff of Indospace Development Management Pvt. Ltd
(29th June 2023)
On 29th June 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch conducted First Aid & CPR training for the staff of Indospace Development Management Pvt. Ltd. at Mahalunge-Ingle, Tal-Khed, Pune. Total 25 participants were trained.
International Yoga Day Celebrated On 21st June 2023
(21st June 2023)
International Yoga Day was celebrated by Youth Red Cross unit of IRCS Pune District Branch at Mamasaheb Mohol College, Pune on 21st June 2023. Yog guru Shri Vithal Kadu and his team conducted the program. Events were also held at Sinhgad College of Pharmacy, Vadgaon and Modern College, Ganeshkhind
School for the hearing impaired run by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch in association with Bal Kalyan Sanstha and Chiranjiv Foundation also celebrated the occasion.
First Aid training & CPR awareness workshop for delegates at Rasta Peth
(17th June 2023)
First Aid training & CPR awareness workshop was organised for delegates at Rasta Peth, Pune Red Cross office on 17th June 2023.
Free medical check-upcamp was organized for Warkaries
(13th June 2023)
Free medical check-upcamp was organized for Warkaries by Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch on 13th June 2023.
More than 300 Warkaries were examined /screened/investigated and given medicines. This was14th year of such camp which was very well appreciated by Civil Surgeon. This is a social responsibility of the Red Cross with the object of providing free medical help and camps on an on-going basis.
World Environment Day celebrated on 5th June 2023
(5th June 2023)
On the occasion of the World Environment Day on 5th June, 2023 IRCS Pune District Branch planted 15 trees in the premises of new school building for hearing impaired children at Lullanagar, Pune.
4 day state level youth camp
(25th May 2023)
Pune Red Cross Branch organised a 4 day state level youth camp from 25th May to 28th May in association with Bharatiya Jain Group of colleges of Arts, Science & Agriculture, Wagholi, Pune. Camp emphasized on disaster management, primary first aid and youth leadership development skills.

Interactive sessions covered History of Red Cross, First Aid & CPR, Traffic control rules, women safety & cyber crime, de-addiction & youth, blood donation awareness, disaster management, fire fighting, climate change, role of youth in prevention of terrorism (this special topic /session was lead by Lt. Gen D G Shekatkar PVSM, AVSM, VSM ), Youth Red Cross activities, psychological problems and youth and the evils of blind faith.
World Red Cross Day celebrated on 8th May, 2023
(8th May 2023)
On 8thMay 2023 on the occasion of World Red Cross Day a rally of Youth Red Cross, Pune for promotion of IRCS activities and Thalassemia awareness was started from Shaniwarawada. A free health camp was conducted by IRCS Pune District Branch from 8th to 13th May 2023 at Dr. Bandorawalla Health Centre, Rasta Peth, Pune
IRCS Pune branch celebrates World Health Day
(3rd April 2023)
On the occasion of World Health Day IRCS Pune District Branch organised free health & diagnostic Camp from 3rd April to 8th April 2023. First Aid & CPR awareness workshop on 8th April 23. Distribution of masks, sanitizers to workers of Pune Municipal Corporation and food packets to needy people in Pune which benefitted the community.
First Aid training at Saint-Gobain Sekurit India Ltd., Chakan, Pune
(24th March 2023)
On 24th March 2023 Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch conducted First Aid training at Saint-Gobain Sekurit India Ltd., Chakan, Pune. Total 22 participants were trained.
Maharashtra State Branch representatives from Pune win prizes at the Inter State Youth Red Cross Training camp
(16th March 2023)
11 students and 1 councilor Dr. Ashok Shelke from Mamasaheb Mohol College, Pune participated through Pune District Red Cross representing Maharashtra State Branch in the Inter State Youth Red Cross Training camp for Boys organized by Indian Red Cross Society Haryana State Branch at Gita Gyan Sansthanam, Kurukshetra, Haryana from 16th to 21st March 2023. Won first position in cultural program, third on stage drama performance and the overall best team award.
First Aid training at Boxovia Pvt. Ltd., New Supa MIDC
(10th March 2023)
On 10th March 2023 Indian Red Cross Society Pune District Branch conducted First Aid training at Boxovia Pvt. Ltd., New Supa MIDC, Tal: Parner, Dist. Ahmednagar. Total 20 participants were trained.
Free day care centre for Thalassemia children at Rasta Peth Branch of Pune Red Cross
(5th March 2023)
Loksatta news edition dated 5th March 2023 mentioned that community can avail of various medical facilities at M G Road Branch including free day care centre for Thalassemia children at Rasta Peth Branch of Pune Red Cross under the able leadership of Hon Sec Prof R V Kulkarni.
First Aid Training was conducted for staff of Foliage Outdoors LLP
(4th March 2023)
On 4th March 2023 First Aid Training was conducted by IRCS Pune for staff of Foliage Outdoors LLP, Pune. Total 28 participants were trained
First Aid Training was conducted for staff of Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals
(3rd March 2023)
On 3rd March 2023 First Aid Training was conducted by IRCS Pune for staff of Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals, Pune at Rasta Peth office, Pune. Total 21 participants were trained. Also forstaff of Tata Technologies at Rasta Peth office, Pune. Total 20 participants were trained.
First Aid Training was conducted for staff of Kingfa India – Manufacturer, Chakan MIDC
(4th February 2023)
On 4th February 2023 First Aid Training was conducted by IRCS Pune for staff of Kingfa India – Manufacturer, Chakan MIDC, Pune. Total 20 participants were trained.
Annual Prize distribution ceremony at Red Cross Society’s school for hearing impaired
(20th January 2023)
On 20th January 2023 The Indian Red Cross Society’s school for hearing impaired celebrated its Annual Prize distribution ceremony. The children performed dances wherein the theme of the program was the traditional heritage of Maharashtra. Chief Guest Air Marshall Bhushan Gokhale, AVSM, PVSM, VSM and Special Guest of Honour Dr. Sonam Kapse graced the occasion. Office bearers of Pune Red Cross were present.

First Aid awareness session for students of Pune Vidyarthi Gruh
(20th January 2023)
On 20th January 2023 First Aid awareness session was conducted by IRCS Pune for students of Pune Vidyarthi Gruh. Total 130students were participated.
First Aid and CPR awareness session for staff of Ador Company at Chinchwad
(18th January 2023)
On 18th January 2023 First Aid and CPR awareness session was conducted by IRCS Pune for staff of Ador Company at Chinchwad, Pune. Total 25 participants were trained
Blood Donation Camp at S B Patil College, Akurdi, Pune
(12th January 2023)
On 12th January 2023 Blood Donation Camp was organised by IRCS Pune at S B Patil College, Akurdi, Pune. Total 97 units collected
Singing competition on Red Cross Song theme for the students of various schools and colleges
(11th January 2023)
On 11th January 2023 Junior and Youth Red Cross, Pune organised singing competition on Red Cross Song theme for the students of various schools and colleges. Total 72 students participated.
First Aid and CPR awareness session for CRPF Jawans at Talegaon
(11th January 2023)
On 11th January 2023 First Aid and CPR awareness session was conducted by IRCS Pune for CRPF Jawans at Talegaon, Total 120 participants were trained.
Blood Donation Camps at Tata Technologies, Pune
(4th January 2023)
On 4th & 5th January 2023 Blood Donation Camps were organised by IRCS Pune at Tata Technologies, Pune. Total 109 units collected.
First Aid Training for staff of Univastu, World Sangam and Elder Yodhha organisation
(21st December 2022)
On 21st December 2022 First Aid Training was conducted by IRCS Pune at Rasta Peth office for staff of Univastu, World Sangam and Elder Yodhha organisations. Total 22 participants were trained.
First Aid training for staff of Aim Plast, Sneha Polymers and P. P. Baphanaat
(15th December 2022)
On 15th December 2022 IRCS Pune conducted First Aid training for staff of Aim Plast, Sneha Polymers and P. P. Baphanaat Rasta Peth office, Pune. 18 participants were trained.
Program at the Old age home Nivara in Pune
(28th November 2022)
Red Cross Pune in association with Garvare College of Commerce conducted a program at the Old age home “Nivara” in Pune on 28th Nov 2022. 27 Youth Red Cross volunteers (students), 3 teachers, 50 senior citizens and team from Red Cross attended this program.

First Aid and CPR Awareness workshop, Plantation of Ayurvedic plants, Entertainment by and for seniors, donation of diapers, washing powder, phenyl for Vrudhashram, Demo and practice of CPR were the events conducted. The whole event was designed and organized by Youth volunteers.
First Aid training for ladies school teacher of 330 Infantry brigade, Aundh
(19th November 2022)
On 19 Nov 2022 IRCS Pune conducted First Aid training for ladies school teacher of 330 Infantry brigade, Aundh. Number of participants 20
First Aid and CPR Awareness program in BJS College Wagholi
(18th November 2022)
First Aid and CPR Awareness program in BJS College Wagholi, Pune on 18th November 2022. 120 students were participated
First Aid Training for volunteers of NGO of Dipak Foundation
(8th November 2022)
First Aid Training for volunteers of NGO of Dipak Foundation and volunteers of Pharma Company at Rasta Peth office on 8th November 2022. Total 24 participants.
Free Medical Check-up Camp for School going children of Bibvewadi Slums
(6th November 2022)
Indian Red Cross Society, Pune organized Free Medical Check-up Camp for School going children and distribution of Masks and Educational material for Bibvewadi Slums, Upper Indiranagar at Bibvewadi, Pune on 6th November 2022. Various doctors contributed. Event was organized through the NGO “एकक्षणआनंदाचा ".
Interschool competition for hearing impaired
(28th October 2022)
On 28th October 2022 the school for hearing impaired of Pune Red Cross conducted interschool competition for hearing impaired. Red Cross students of Pune performed at inaugural and concluding ceremony without participation as a gesture of impartiality.

First Aid Training for Students of Trekking Club
(9th October 2022)
On 9th October 2022 First Aid Training at IRCS Pune for Students of Trekking Club. 22 Participants were trained.
Students of Red Cross School for Deaf, Pune preparing lamps (Diwali) for sale
(1st October 2022)
Students of Red Cross School for Deaf, Pune preparing lamps (Diwali) for sale by school to earn help for the school in Oct 2022