The Red Cross unit is involved in number of campaign to fulfill the above aims & objectives of the Red Cross Society. During the financial year 2014-15 key activities taken up are as under:-
Membership : The total membership of DRCS upto 31-3-2016 is 1085 including patrons-6 and vice patron-17. During the period under report the DRCS enrolled 04 members as a Life Members
Financial Assistance : The total membership of DRCS upto 31-3-2016 is 1085 including patrons-6 and vice patron-17. During the period under report the DRCS enrolled 04 members as a Life Members
The District Red Cross Society borne the expenses of Annual Mela of State Hospital Welfare Section held' on 13th June, 2015 at Padamdev Complex, Shimla atountino to Rs.1, 86,326/- out of its funds.
On the occasion of International Disability Day 212 Warmers worth Rs.50. 166/-v,dere distributed to 212 inmates of Deaf and Dum School at Dhalli Shimla and other similar institutions by the DRCS.
|Funeral Van||Rs. 1,68,269.00|
|Interest on deposits||Rs. 55,116.00|
|Total income:||Rs. 13, 25,670.00|
|2013-14||Rs. 43,63,544.00||Rs. 32,66,265.00|
|2014-15||Rs. 50,44,503.00||Rs. 37,812347.0,0|
|2015-16||Rs. 13,25,970.00||Rs. 30,84,265.00|
|2016-17||Rs. 28,19,010.00||Rs. 17 69,481.00|
|Name of Bank||Amount|
|Bank of India||Rs. 3099862.00|
|H.P.State Co.op. Bank||Rs. 2377643.00|
|Year||No of Beneficiaries||Financial Assistance|
|2016-17 (Upto June 2016)||96||Rs. 53,610.00|
The District Red Cross Society, Shimla is providing Sarai facilities to the patients and their attendants visiting different hospital at Shimla at nominal rates of Rs. 40/- per bed.
|Year||No of Patients||No of Patients rovided free Service|
|2013-14||3,651||5 persons were provided free Ambulance Services from IGMC to their villages.|
|2014-15||3,240||9 persons were provided Free Ambulance Services from IGMC to their villages.-|
|2015-16||1828||Eight persons were provided Free Ambulance services from IGMC - to their villages.|
|2016-17||513||One person was provided free service from IGMC Shimla to Shahtalai.|
The Red Cross Society Shimla has started free Ambulance service from June 2014 to the Cancer patients from Medical College (Cart Road) to Cancer Hospital Shimla. During the year 2015-16, 1613 cancer patients were provided free ambulance service.
|Year||No of Beneficiaries|
|2016-17 (upto June 2016)||106|
|2014-15||Rs. 268917.00||Rs. 170135.00|
|2015-16||Rs. 168269.00||Rs. 145055.00|
|2016-17 (upto june 2016)|
The Red Cross Society Shimla has established an 'Old Cloth Bank' under the control of Secretary, District Red Cross Society, Shimla to help the needy poor by way of providing old clothes which are donated by the affluent public. The Old Cloth Bank running in Red Cross Sarai Bhawan Near DDU Shimla. This year, more than 150 donors have donated the old clothes and these are further distributed among the needy poor.
|Age Group||Received||Issued||Closing Balance||No of Beneficiaries|
The Raffle Draw of District Red Cross Society Shimla is being held every year. The Raffle Draw Mela for the 2015-16 was organized at Rampur. An amount of Rs.24,92,581/- was collected through the sale of Raffle tickets during this year. The amount earned from Raffle Draw was utilized in the Red Cross activities like organizing camps, providing medical/financial aid to poor/needy patients.
|2013-14||18/10/2013||The Ridge, Shimla|
|2014-15||09/11/2014||Rohru, District Shimla|
|2015-16||29 04 2016||Rampur District Shimla|
|2016-17||Date and venue for District Red Cross Mela is to be fixed|
State Red Cross Mela is also organized by DRCS Shimla every year in the month of June.
During the financial year 2015-16, an amount of Rs.1,91,560/- was collected through membership & donation from donors. The Detail of Members enrolled up to date is as under
The Red Cross Society, Shimla Unit is devoted to provide relief to the poor, needy, physically handicapped, victims of accidents and people affected adversely by providing financial/medical assistance. The society has provided financial/medical assistance worth Rs. 7,38,630/- to 830 persons during the financial year 2015-16. It is the endeavor of the society to assist more and more people to mitigate their sufferings.
The society has given employment to thirteen people to run the society continuously since last many years.
The society is providing Ambulance service to the patients who are referred to other medical institutions like IGMC Shimla, PGI Chandigarh, at rates lower than the market and free Ambulance service is also provided wherever required. An amount of Rs. 6,22,884/- was generated from Ambulance and Rs. 5,71,414/- spent on fuel, repair & maintenance during the year 2015-16. During the year 2015-16, ambulance service was provided to 1828 patients and eight patients were provided free ambulance service.
The Red Cross Society Shimla has been organizing various Blood donation, Medical check- up, Jaundice awareness camp in Shimla District
To accelerate the activities of Red Cross Society, the society has organized awareness camps on the occasion of State Level Shimla Utsav at Shimla and Holi Mela at Sujanpur Tira, in which, the society distributed pamphlets/brochures highlighting the activities undertaken by the society.
|Year||No. of Beneficiaries||Financial Assistant|