GENEVA CONVENTION DAY RALLY
Sixty students from SMVITM, representing the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit and the Youth Red Cross (YRC) wing of the institute participated in a rally organised as a part of the observance of the Geneva Convention Day in Udupi town on 12 August 2014.
On the occasion, the Udupi branch of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) launched a fund raising program for its community service activities. Mr. Vinay Kumar Sorake, Minister-in-Charge of Udupi district, inaugurating the rally said that everyone should have an understanding of the Geneva Convention Day and come forward to raise funds for the noble cause of humanitarian services rendered by organizations like Red Cross. He congratulated the organizers on holding the rally and lauded the initiatives of the Red Cross in the district.
Pramod Madhwaraj, M. L. A.; K. Suresh Prabhu, Lions District Governor; Mr. Basrur Rajeev Shetty and Mr. Umesh Prabhu, President and Vice President of IRCS district unit respectively were also present.