Participants of the Youth Fest-2018 Call on the President
New Delhi, Feb 13 : Participants of the Youth Fest-2018, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 13, 2018).
The President noted that the Youth Fest provided participants an opportunity to understand different humanitarian activities of the Red Cross. He expressed happiness that such a youth-focused initiative has been taken by the Indian Red Cross Society which is the largest statutory humanitarian organisation in India. He congratulated the Society for this initiative.
The President said that the Indian Red Cross Society will turn 100 years 'young' in 2020. He was sure that it will continue to carry on with its laudable activities. These activities include providing relief in times of disasters and other emergencies, promoting accessibility to health services and to safe and healthy living, and working to reduce stigma and discrimination for better integration of disadvantaged people.