Red Ribbon Club - RRC

RRC is a movement by the Government of India in educational Institutions through which students will be making awareness of AIDS. Through RRC, the youthful  learners are encouraged to safe and healthy lifestyles.


The RRC was established in our College in the Academic year 2005-06 as per the order of Government of Tamilnadu.

Role of the Red Ribbon Club

    1. Educate youth with correct, concise and adequate information and heighten their level of awareness about HIV/AIDS/STI/sexuality and other related issues (thus eliminate myths and misconceptions).

    2. Enable youth, especially the female students, to identify and understand situations of exploitation and abuse.

    3. Sensitize the youth regarding care and support needs of PLWHA and instill in them the spirit of helping and supporting the people living with HIV & AIDS (PLWHA) and reduce the stigma and discrimination against them.

    4. Increase youths’ access to health care services related to STI / HIV/AIDS/drug use.

    5. Create linkages between youth and governmental, non - governmental agencies and CBOs to access safer and responsible healthy behavior.

    6. Organize and facilitate voluntary blood donation camps and mobilize the youth for voluntary blood donation.

    7. Create among the youth a cadre of peer educators for seeking and encouraging positive health behavior as well as ensuring sustainability of the club.

Objectives of RRC

  • Vibrancy of Youth: Tap the vibrancy of Youth and channelizing the energy of the youth in a positive direction.

  • Sex & Sexuality, HIV/AIDS & STI: Provide access to correct information on sexuality, HIV/AIDS, STI and other youth related issues in an enabling environment to promote healthy life styles.

  • Peer Education: Develop a cadre of Peer Educators among youth.

  • Voluntary Blood Donation: Promote voluntary non-remunerated blood donation.