Amar Singh College organises AIDS awareness programme

Amar Singh College organises AIDS awareness programme
Amar Singh CollegeFile/ GK

Srinagar: A seminar and blood donation camp was organised by Dean Students Welfare, Cluster University Srinagar and Red Ribbon Club Amar Singh College Srinagar in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir AIDS Control Society.

The event started with inauguration of Blood Donation camp and ribbon-cutting ceremony by Vice Chancellor Cluster University Srinagar (Chief Patron) and Dr Manu Bhatnagar ADD C.M.O.CST J&K AIDS Control Society, H&ME Department(Chief Guest). The students and faculty of the college took part in the Blood Donation.

On the occasion, 69 points of blood was donated to the Blood Bank of Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar. Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather, Principal Amar Singh College deliberated on significane of World Blood Donor Day and importance of the awareness of HIV/AIDS disease among the participants.

Dr. Qayyum Husain, Vice Chancellor Cluster University Srinagar emphasised on de-stigmatization of disease where it was considered as an untouchable disease and present- where science has already diluted misconceptions about this disease.

Dr Khursheed Ahmad Mir, Registrar cum controller examinations Cluster University dwelt on student observations taking academics to a new level of a multidisciplinary approach.

The Guest of Honor Dr. Tabasum Jabeen, Deputy Director (BSD)J&K AIDS Control Society presented her special address and gave a clear idea about why to donate blood, myths and facts related to it.

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