The Youth Red Cross unit of V.O.C. College of Education organized an awareness programme on 'First Aid for Teachers' on 22nd March 2014. Dr.S. Vaseekaran, Chairman, Indian Red Cross, Thoothukudi Branch presided over the programme. His lecture was on First Aid measures for various injuries including fracture, drowning, snake bite, road accident, fire accident, acid burn etc. There was a live demonstration for controlling bleeding by the chief guest with the assistance of student-teachers. It was also supplemented with some power point clippings which added colour to the programme. Totally the programme was the need of the hour.