AS Clg holds day long workshop on HIV awareness
SRINAGAR: A day-long workshop was organized by Red Ribbon Club of Amar Singh College Srinagar in collaboration with JK HIV/AIDS Control Society on Saturday.
The event was organised to provide training to folk artists to spread the message regarding HIV/AIDS through local cultural activities.
Students associated with the club actively participated in the workshop and were given hands-on training.
Workshop consisted of two sessions. In the inaugural session, Principal AS College Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather presented his welcome address and laid emphasis on the historical and awareness part of the dreadful disease (HIV/AIDS).
The resource person of the event Dr. Tabassum Jabeen Deputy Director JK AIDS Control Society talked about the comprehensive nitigrities of HIV/AIDS.
The first session was conducted by Muhadisa, Student of 1st semester of the host college.
In the second session, the folk artists of the valley performed and depicted their talent regarding the theme that how in our own language and through our own culture, we can spread the message and make people aware about this disease.
Dr. Shabnum Ara, Coordinator Red Ribbon Club Amar Singh College Srinagar laid emphasis on the conscious effort that shall be taken by the educational institutions for the eradication of HIV/AIDS.