Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner and district unit president A B Ibrahim formed a vision committee to take up the development activities of the district unit of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) for the next three years. He was chairing the annual general meeting of the society here, on Friday.
The vision committee formed comprises of Veenu Sharma, Sylvester D’Souza, Dinsesh Rao and Dr G K Bhat.
“The current managing body has done good work and the Honorable Governor of State has appreciated the contribution from the units of coastal districts for receiving the best runner up. But since our unit is performing a limited role, we need to improve our performance and make things more vibrant in coming days” he said.
Advocate Dayanath Kotian said, “The image of our unit is decreasing, the flow of 35 units of blood into the drainage has brought negative name”, and further questioned about the inquiry made in this regard. He then told the DC that the blood which was found in the drain had crossed the expiry date.
As the term of the present committee comes to an end in the month of November, it was decided at the general meeting to hold elections on November 1, for the 10 posts of Managing Committee members of IRCS DK unit.
Suresh Kumar, IRCS DK unit former secretary, was unanimously appointed as the Returning Officer by the members.
1002 unit blood given free
Out of the 2,761 units of blood collected from 87 blood camps, 1002 units was given free of cost to the Government Lady Goschen hospital last year.
Additional DC and district IRCS Vice President Kumar, IRCS district unit Chairman B Prabhakar Sriyan and Management committee members were present at the meeting.