Red Cross Society, Rajasthan

Indian Red Cross Society Rajasthan State Branch

Since 1920 the Indian Red Cross has been working in India by rendering humanitarian services through its 700 branches spread on over the country.

The Red Cross is always in the forefront to render relief promptly and speedily wherever and whenever disaster strikes, transcending all barriers of nationality, race, religion, and language. Its role is more pronounced during natural calamities, epidemics and attempted conflicts.

It is a leading member of the larger independent humanitarian organization in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Cross Movement.

Components of Indian Red Cross - International Committee of Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and National Societies have its own special areas of work carried out separately, but they are interlinked. The three together form the International Red Cross Movement. On World Red Cross Day 8th May all of them pay glowing tribute to its founder 'Jean Henry Dunant' who was born on this date in 1828.


To improve the lives of vulnerable people in India and internationally by mobilizing the power of humanity.


The mission of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is to:

To prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found, to protect life and health, and ensure respect for the human being.

Legal Base:-

The Indian Red Cross Society was established in 1920 constituted under the Act XV of 1920 and was recognized by the Movement in 1929 as amended by Act. No. 22 of 1956, Adaptation of Law (No. 4) Order, 1957 and the Act. 14 of 1992.

Aims and Objectives: -

Aims and objectives as laid down in the Indian Red Cross Society Act-XV of 1920 as amended, which are produced here below: -

The Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement:

Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity, Universality.


Rajasthan has 33 Districts, 244 Tehsils and 352 Panchayat Samities. The Indian Red Cross Society, Rajasthan State Branch has 33 District Branches. District Level Red Cross Committees has been constituted.


Hon'ble the Governor of Rajasthan is the President of Rajasthan State Branch.
Hon'ble Chief Minister is the Vice- President; Hon'ble Health Minister is the Chairman, Hon'ble General Secretary, Hon. Treasurer and eight members are members of Annual General Meeting. Five members are nominated by the President on the National Managing Committee. Similarly, each District Branch will have to nominate one representative on the Managing Committee.

The managing body of the State Branch is responsible for governance and supervision of the functions of the society. It is assisted by a number of other committees: an executive committee, finance committee, as well as committees for health and disaster relief.

The District Branches follow a similar organizational pattern to that of the Rajasthan State Branch, although details of their governing structure differ slightly from branch to branch. The common feature is that the Collector of the province is the President of the District Branch. The members of the district committees are a mix of nominated and elected members.

Human resource:-

The society imparts training in Disaster Preparedness, Community Base First Aid, Conflict Preparedness, Volunteer Management and Branch Development etc. Indian Red Cross Society attracts qualified and experienced applicants due to its good public image. Personnel turnover is low and staff tends to remain at the society for long periods of time.

The branches are autonomous and staffing patterns at branch levels differs from branch to branch. Branches are financially independent and have individual pay structures, although they generally follow the state pattern. Volunteers are involved in programme activities at branch level, particularly in disaster relief work.


Activities of the Red Cross: -

Red Cross undertakes a number of activities such as Disaster Relief, Disaster Preparedness, Community and Welfare Programmes, Pulse-Polio Eradication Programme, Blood Donation activities, Running of Artificial Limb Centres and Thalassemia Prevention Programme, etc.


All volunteers are expected to…

One can have detailed information about the Indian Red Cross Society, Rajasthan State Branch from the following place: -

Indian Red Cross Society, Sanganeri Gate, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The Red Cross donation to the State Branch may be made directly on the following Bank Account:Account Name:

Account Name: Administrator,Indian Red Cross Society, Raj. State Branch, Jaipur
Account Number: 10474210719
BSR Code: 0031031
Type of Account: Savings Bank Account SB Account
Branch Name: State Bank of India, Sanganeri Gate, Jaipur

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Proceedings of the meeting of Indian Red Cross Society held under the chairmanship of the Honorable Governor on 22.02.2024.