Advocacy meeting of district level Red Ribbon Clubs and workshop on AIDS awareness was organized at DAV College Jalandhar.

A district level Advocacy meeting of Red Ribbon Clubs was organized in collaboration with Youth Services Department (Punjab), Jalandhar and Punjab State AIDS Control Society, Chandigarh at NSS Department and Red Ribbon Club of DAV College, Jalandhar and a workshop on AIDS awareness was also conducted. This program was organized on the International Youth Day under the able leadership of Assistant Director Jaspal Singh ji.
On this occasion, Principal Prof. Salil Kumar Uppal said that awareness and knowledge about AIDS is the only real protection against it.
In this workshop Prof. (Dr.) Punit Puri Head Department of Zoology, DAV College Jalandhar and Dr. Herbilas Hira from Government College, Jalandhar were the keynote speakers. A large number of volunteers and program officers of the NSS department of DAV College Jalandhar were also present in this seminar in addition to incharges of Red Ribbon Clubs of various colleges. Dr. Puneet Puri presented his thoughts about the dreaded disease in great detail and explained it all through a comprehensive presentation.
Dr. Harbilas delivered a lecture on the subject of personality development very lucidly. After the lectures, a very fruitful interaction between many program officers and students took place. Program Officer Dr. Sahib Singh also shared his views while shedding light on the issue of AIDS.
The program coordinator Prof. S. K. Midha thanked the Chief Guests and showcased the activities of the college’s Red Ribbon Club in exhaustive details. He said that we can play an important role in the interest of the country by doing welfare works through such social awareness clubs. On this occasion Prof. Shikha Vishisht presented the report of Red Ribbon Club of KMV College. Coordinator Mr. Nityanand Yadav from Nehru Yuva Kendra Jalandhar also put forward his views related to the International Youth Day. Assistant Director Jaspal Singh along with the Chief Guests distributed cheques to the in-charges of Red Ribbon Clubs of various colleges. On this occasion, Program Officers of NSS wing of DAV College, Jalandhar Dr. Sahib Singh, Dr. Gurjit Kaur and other volunteers were also present.