Hospital Welfare Section

This section established in 1967, is affiliated to the District Red Cross Society. It is also affiliated to State Hospital Welfare Section. In 1975, it had 710 members, it undertakes hospital welfare work which includes free supply of medicines, food, clothing, magazines, books, etc. to needy patients in hospital/health centres.

The members visit the hospitals off and on and render necessary help to the needy indoor patients. The difficulties experienced by the patients are brought to the notice of hospital authorities.

Artificial limbs are also arranged. During the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, the members collected cash donations and gifts worth Rs. 8,000 for the welfare of the military personnel. During 1972,18 sewing machines were arranged for the widows of war heroes of the district and a sum of Rs. 5,000 was given to the Dharmarth Netra Chikitshala, Uchana as donation for medicines