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  • Appreciation

    I am in receipt of your DO letter No. 46/RC-140/2020 dated 30.07.2020. After going through the contents of the letter, I am highly impresses with the initiatives that you have taken particularly in transforming the office to a paperless - online mode. This will be very helpful to bring in efficiency and transparency and is the need of hour, to use technology in times of Covid restrictions. You also deserve to be complimented for registration with KVIC, The NHQ will provide whatever support is required.

    R.K. Jain / Secretary General, IRCS NHQ

  • IRCS Odisha State Branch

    “In the face of adversity, we have the choice of giving more and more.”
    Ms CTM. Suguna, IAS (Retd.) Honorary Secretary, IRCS, Odisha State Branch

    • Active District Branches– 30
    • Frontline volunteers- 9870
    • People reached: Cooked Food Packets: Till date: 8,534
    • Resources spent on Relief-Aid: Approx. 30 lakhs
    • Isolation/Quarantine Centres: 9 Several cyclone shelters being readied for all ventualities
    • Dry ration distributed among the needy
    • Blood Collection: 1686 units till date
    • Hygiene Kits: 5000 families
    • Ambulances: 5
    • Distribution of personal protection items: Face masks, Sanitizers, etc: 3000+ till date
    • Animal Care: Feeding stray animals
    • Hand Washing Kits provided to prisoners
    • Extended support to corona warriors(police, press & others)

    About Us

    dscn2736The Indian Red Cross Society, Odisha State Branch has been rendering humanitarian services to the people of Odisha since 1936. The IRCS was established in 1920 through an Act of the Parliament, the bill passed on 17th March, 1920 and became Act XV of 1920 with the consent of the Governor General on 20th March, 1920 and established on 1st April, 1936. All its humanitarian activities are based on the four core areas i.e Disaster Response, Disaster Preparedness, Health & Care in the community and Promotion of Humanitarian Values & Fundamental Principles. Binding by seven Fundamental Principles i.e. Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality the Indian Red Cross Society, Odisha State Branch has promoted mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace amongst all people. It has 30 District Branches, 1 City Branch, 1 Regional Branch and 3 Block Branches, besides Junior Red Cross and Youth Red Cross units in most of the schools and colleges of Odisha.

    Key People

    Prof. Ganeshi Lal

    Hon’ble Governor of Odisha

    President, IRCS-OSB


    Sj. Naba Kishore Das

    Hon’ble Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Odisha and Chairman Working committee, IRCS-OSB


    Dr. Arun Kumar Sahoo

    Hon’ble Minister, Higher Education, Odisha and Chairman Working Committee, Youth Red Cross, Odisha


    Sj. Samir Ranjan Dash

    Hon’ble Minister, School & Mass Education, Odisha and Chairman Working Committee, Junior Red Cross, Odisha

        Miss. CTM. Suguna; IAS(Retd)

    Honorary Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Odisha State Branch











    Food Distribution

    Mask Distribution

    COVID-19, Video conference with IRCS Officials.

    Cyclone “AMPHAN” Preparedness Activity

    AGM 2020

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