Important Notices


- Standardization of colour, pattern and specifications of relief distribution material (July 17, 2019)
- Criteria for Assessment of State/UT IRCS Branches (Financial Year 19-20)
- Criteria for selection of five best Blood Banks of IRCS in the Country (Financial Year 19-20)
- Model Agreement and Terms and Conditions of MoU for linkages MoU with Storage Centres and IRCS Blood Bank as mother blood bank

Rules & Guidelines

- The Indian Red Cross Act XV of 1920
- Rules for State/UT/District Branches
- Guidelines for Junior and Youth Red Cross
- Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of St John Ambulance India

Office Orders/Letters

- First Aid and Painting Competitions across all IRCS branches as part of Centenary Celebrations – reg.
Dated 31 December, 2019

- Convening of IRCS State/UT  Branch Secretaries Meeting in New Delhi on 18th-19th December, 2019
Dated 20 November, 2019

- Change of Public Information Officer (PIO) of IRCS under RTI Act, 2005
Dated 08 August,.2019

- Introduction of online File Tracking System (FTS) in IRCS-NHQ
Dated 06 August, 2019

- Empowering State/UT branches of IRCS to issue Annual Membership Certificates at their own level - reg
Dated 13 May, 2019

- Advisory issued under clause 3(ii)(d) of Statute 24 of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (Regarding Students Grievance Redressal Committee) [ Dated 18-07-2017 and Dated 23-05-2019]

- Processing charges for issue of Blood/Blood components to the patients admitted in private hospitals/autonomous bodies/nursing homes/private ward of Govt Hospitals/Private ward of Govt. Blood Banks and processing charges from Govt hospitals
Dated 07 July, 2017

Minutes of Meetings

- Meeting with States/UTs officials and representatives from railways and brigade to streamline the processes and good governance in St John Ambulance activities
October 04, 2019

- MoM of IRCS State and UT branches leadership meeting held on 7th and 8th March, 2019


Kindly refer to the State/UT Branch Leadership Meeting held on 7th & 8th of March 2019 in which some recommendations were made and communicated to all the branches. One such decision in the minutes on page no 3 was-:
9.    It was also decided that 16 hour training of First Aid could be spread over to any number of days but not less than 3 days.
All the State/UT branches are advised to put on hold the implementation of the recommendation of reduction of First Aid Training being imparted throughout the country from 8 days to 3 days.
Kindly issue necessary instructions to the District/Sub-district branches, if such an orders has already been issued by you. Otherwise, it may be put on hold for the present.


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- 2019 Indian Red Cross Society – Centenary Celebrations – Logo Design Competition
Last Date:  29 April, 2019 [Closed]