The aims of YRC are (a) Promotion of health and hygiene (b) Service to others (c) World Friendliness

The Fundamental Principles:

The Youth Red Cross shall function on the Fundamental Principles of the International

Red Cross movement which are as follows :

* Humanity * Impartiality * Independence * Voluntary Service * Unity * Universality


“To serve”


The objectives of Youth Red Cross (Odisha) shall be to train the “zealous” Youth, in the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross, so that they may remain “imperturbable, unwearying, unflattering” and develop in them the elements of “quiet self-sacrifice” when disasters strike humanity. Keeping this in view the YRC shall endeavour as follows, for

  1. Promotion of potentialities of the Youth to enable them to render skilled philanthropic service toned up by a sense of self-sacrifice, for the mitigation of suffering of the needy and the distressed;
  2. Promotion of health, hygiene and sanitation and cognate subjects among the members of the community for prevention of disease and mitigation of suffering;
  3. Promotion of motivations among the youth for fostering friendship and fraternity) at the national and international level;
  4. Promotion of qualities of leadership and traits of personality among the youth; e) Promotion of the spirit of self-reliance and dignity of labour among the youth; f) Promotion of training in various skills to render qualified service to the needy;g) Promotion of factors which may contribute to the establishment of peace at the national and international level.