Indian Red Cross Society, Pune District Branch has been actively working for H.I.V. and Youth Peer Education Proramme(YPEP) since 2003 in the Pune Region. Youth Peer Education Project is actively working in 20 schools and 20 colleges in the Pune Region. The YPEP chiefly tries to scientifically educate the youth about AIDS and HIV and makes them aware of the causes and remedies of AIDS.
Our college is actively working in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society & Youth Red cross since 2011 and following activities were conducted in the last five years.
On the occasion World AIDS Day, on 1st December 2011, 20 students of our college participated in the workshop held at Garware college, Pune.
Six students participated in the HIV and AIDS Training Programme Conducted by Indian Red Cross Society & Youth Red cross at its Head Office in Pune from 13th to 17th December 2011.
Six students participated in the First Aid and Disaster Management Camp held by Indian Red Cross Society & Youth Red cross at Surya Shibir, Khanapur.
Ten students participated in the Rally organized by Indian Red Cross Society & Youth Red cross on Cancer Day on 5th February 2012.
Six students participated in the Free Checkup Camp of HIV test conducted by Aundh Chest Hospital.
Participation and Prizes at National Camp, Kurukshetra, Harayana:
An Inter State Youth Red Cross Training Camp was organized at Kurukshetra, Harayana from 10th to 16th December, 2012. The performance of our college team, representing Maharashtara was wonderfully outstanding. Vishal Mundada, our student volunteer, was awarded the National Best Youth, Ankush Patil and his team bagged the second prize in group singing, Om Katte and Vishal Mundada came victorious in the Quiz Contest on First Aid and the entire team was applauded for the rangoli drawn on the valedictory function of the camp.
Two counselors participated in the Two Days Counselors’ Training Program conducted by Pune District Branch of IRCS and International Committee of the Red Cross from 3rd to 6th December, 2013.
A Two Days Disaster Management Training Course was Conducted in Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune in which Indian Red Cross Society’s experts Guided and trained our Red Cross Volunteers and college students on Disaster Management, First Aid Training, Rescue Operations etc.
Ten YRC Volunteers participated as well as worked as volunteers in the Two Days Disaster Management Training Camp held at Khanapur by IRCS, Pune District Branch.
Four volunteers participated in Fund Raising on 5th January 2014, for thalassemia patients regularly treated in the IRCS Hospital of Pune District Branch.
Five YRC volunteers visited 4 NGOs and volunteered Blood Test Program there on 25th March 2014 at Kanhe Phata near Talegaon working for the Rehabilitation of AIDS patients
Seven YRC volunteers participated and volunteered in the Free Health Checkup for the Varkaris assembled in Pune on their way to Pandharpur for the holy Ashadhi Ekadashi.
One counselor participated in the counselor’s Training Programme on 11th October, 2015.
Nine volunteers and one counselor participated in the Vitiligo Awareness Marathon organized by Shweta Association on Sunday, 31st January, 2016. All volunteers and one counselor were given certificates and medals.
Fourteen students assissted Pune Police during the Ganpati Fesitval on 15th September 2016.The students enthusiastically helped to control the crowd visiting the Ganpati Pandals near Abasaheb Garware College, Karve Road, Pune.
State Level Indian Red Cross Society Camp – Bengaluru, Karnatak Indian Red Cross Camp¸ Nagatehali village¸ Tahasil- Nagmangalam¸ District- Mandiya, Bengaluru¸ Karnataka on 26th March 2017, 6 states participated and Maharashtra was represented by Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune. Counselor Dr. Shinde Abaso and 12 Students participated.
The Indian Red Cross Society, (Youth Red Cross Society) organized a One day workshop for Counselors on 12th August 2017 in the College. Prof. R.V. Kulkarni, Prof. Kiran Khachekar were Chief Guests and Dr. Sanjay Kharat, Principal, presided over the function. Professors from various colleges participated in the workshop.FHFG
Tree Plantation drive was conducted on 21st July 2018 in Modern College of Agricultural Biotechnology, Kule, Dakhane, Pune. Around 125 saplings were planted.
Orientation program of Indian Red Cross, CPR and Rakshabandhan festival was organized on 27th August 2018 in the college. 45 students and 16 staff participated in the program. Dr. Rajkumar Shah was the resource person for the day. For Rakshabandhan festival, 60 students collected Rs.1200/- and purchased Rakhis and celebrated the festival by tying Rakhi to non-teaching staff of the college, canteen and security staff as well as the Police from Chatushrungi Police station near SPPU, main gate. Some amount from the collection was donated to Indian Red Cross.
Condolence meet: On 2nd March 2019 a condolence meet for the jawans killed in Phulwama terrorist attack, was organized in the college in which 31 Red Cross volunteers participated.
The college in association with Help the Blind Foundation distributed scholarships to the students on 12th December 2017. Dr. S.N. Umrani, Pro-VC, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, gave the scholarships of Rs.5,000/- each to Mr. Mangalbedekar Jalindar Tulsidas, Mr. Kamble Shyam Sudhakar and Mr. Kusalkar Kiran Balu. Ms. Anita Gangadhar Daund received scholarship worth Rs.10,000/-.
Disaster Management, First Aid and Youth Leadership Training Camp : 26th to 30 Dec.2019 in State Level Disaster Management, First Aid Training and Youth Leadership Development Camp at BJS College, Wagholi, Pune following Students: 1. MS. Aishwarya Dudhale, 2. Mr. Digamber Mirkute 3. Mr. Avinash Sonukumar 4. Mr. Aware Prashant 5. Mr Pungati Rajesh 6. Ms Trupti Ksager 7. Ms Aditikarpe and Camp Commandant Dr. Shinde Abaso Participated.
My Family My Responsibility: 15th Oct.2020 73Participant : Dr. Dilip Pardeshi, Honorary Secretary Junior / Youth Red Cross, Pune speaking during the webinar on My family on My responsibilities on 15/10/2020
First Aid Training Programme on 30th August 2021. Teaching & Non-Teaching staff participated were 41 and on 2nd September 2021¸ 500 Masks were distributed at: 1. Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune, 2. Modern High-School and Junior college, Ganeshkhind, Pune, 3. Chaturshrungi Police Station, and 4. Savitribai Phule Pune University¸ Pune.