State unit of RCS plans awareness campaign

As part of World Geneva Convention Day to be observed by Red Cross Society on August12, the State unit of RCS will launch a massive awareness campaign against the use of its logo by any institution/organisation or individual.

The logo belongs to RCS International. Any other organisation or individual using it is liable for a first fine of Rs. 500, second Rs. 3,000 and third Rs. 3,500, said S.B. Kulkarni, Chairman of RCS, Karnataka, here on Tuesday.

He said that there was gross violation or misuse of the RCS logo by several hospitals, clinics and doctors all over the country. Except RCS, nobody was empowered to use the emblem.

As part of World Geneva Convention Day, a large number of volunteers, students and social workers would organise a jatha to raise awareness on various activities of RCS, he said.

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