Imphal, August 30:
Governor of Manipur La. Ganesan has said the philanthropic services rendered by the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) are really remarkable and commendable.
Speaking at the Patron Certificates distribution function of IRCS, Manipur State Branch, held today at Raj Bhavan in Imphal, Governor said, the Society has been rendering yeoman services for the downtrodden and needy for the last several years when they suffered from various types of natural calamities. He said, it has been extending invaluable services to the widows whose husband died due to gun violence or cancer or HIV/AIDS with the support of the International Red Cross Committee and IRCS, National Headquarters.
Governor continued that IRCS is one of the internationally known organizations devoted mainly to philanthropic and humanitarian services. Red Cross Societies around the world have been extending help to millions of needy people. It has also been endeavoring over the years with the objective to create and foster a spirit of understanding among the people of the world. La. Ganesan stated that no service is as great and valuable as the service for the poor, needy and less fortunate persons. Their service for the poor and needy is indeed commendable and praiseworthy. He also expressed hope that IRCS will keep continuing humanitarian services to unfortunate and needy people of this State.
Governor distributed Patron Certificates to Th. Lokeshwar Singh, MLA, Seram Neken Singh, Member, Zilla Parishad, Imphal East, H. Bikramjit Singh, Dr. Y. Mohen, and Dr. L. Manglem Singh. He also handed over Meritorious Volunteer Award to the President, IRCS, Senapati Branch. Later, Governor flagged off an ambulance of IRCS, Manipur from Raj Bhavan.
R. K. Nimai Singh, Secretary, IRCS, Manipur State Branch, volunteers from Imphal East, Imphal West, Thoubal and Senapati participated in the function.