Itanagar, June 22: The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Arunachal branch has apparently got a ‘booster’ to strengthen its organizational capabilities to promote health care and in providing assistance during relief and emergencies in the state with Chief Minister Pema Khandu assuring all support of the state government in this regard.
The CM made the assurance when a team of IRCS, Arunachal branch led by its secretary Dr Emi Rumi and vice chairman Tomi Ete called on the former here today.
Khandu assured that IRCS will be made operational in all districts and the deputy commissioners, who are the district presidents of IRCS in their respective districts, will be instructed to carry out the task at the earliest.
He said IRCS would be of great assistance especially during natural calamities and emergencies with the creation of its district branches. The CM also assured to provide financial support for repair and renovation works of an old type IV quarter identified at Naharlagun to be used as office building for IRCS.
He said the organization urgently requires an office building to carry out its daily activities smoothly. Earlier, IRCS vice chairman briefed the CM on the recent activities of the organization.