Red Ribbon Club is a movement started by the Government of India in schools and colleges through which, students will spread awareness over HIV/AIDS. It envisages instilling charity mind among all the students to extend their able help towards developing healthy life styles, donating blood to all the needy by promotion of Regular voluntary blood donation.
Red Ribbon Club unit was established in Degree College Ganderbal by J&K state AIDS Control society in the year 2011 under registration No. JKSACS/RCC/GND/11/14 Dated:- 24-10-2011. There are about 100 UG students registered as volunteers with this unit.
RED RIBBON CLUB GUIDELINES
- Red like Love, as a symbol of passion and tolerance for those, affected.
- Red like blood, representing the pain caused by many people who have AIDS.
- Red like the anger about the helplessness about which we are facing for a disease for which there is still no cure.
- Red is a sign of warning not to carelessly ignore one of the biggest problems of our time.