Publish Date: Oct 12 2012 12:00PM
Srinagar, Oct 11: The Directorate of Lifelong Learning, University of Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Social Work and Indo Global Social Society(IGSSS) organized an one day capacity building programme on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(CPR) in the interiors of Mir Behri area of Dal Lake, a KU spokesman said.
He said the event was arranged inline of the follow-up programme of adoption of Mir Behri Dal lake under area based community based approach which was kickstarted by Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir earlier this year.
The programme, he said, was thrown open by Director, Directorate of Lifelong Learning, University of Kashmir Dr Ghulam Hassan Mir.
The programme evoked warm response as large number of people from the said area including students, children and locals participated with zeal, he added.
Speaking on the occasion Director DLL Dr G H Mir stressed other stakeholders of the society to come forward in order to initiate such programmes in these areas.
“Live demos and mock drills about the CPR were performed in light of the emergencies which usually encounter the people of the said area while dealing with the situations in the water bodies. People on spot appreciated the efforts of the DLL in reaching to them consistently,” the spokesman added.
Prof B AWani while lauding the efforts of DLL stressed upon the need to initiate such programs in other areas of the Valley too.
Later an interactive session was held in which various queries from the participants regarding the CPR were answered by the experts of the concerned field.