Department of Zoology GDC Doda awared students of Govt. Hr. Sec. School Trown about Tuberculosis
Department of Zoology Govt.Degree College Doda, under the headship of Principal Investigator of project entitled "Study, Knowledge , Survey and Awareness on Tb in Chenab Region of J&K" Dr.Ajaz Ahmed Wani, and in presence of Co-PI, Mr. Imteyaz Ahmed and Dr.Muneesh Kumar from Dept. of Zoology GDC Doda; organised an extension lecture on Tuberculosis at Govt.Higher Higher Secondary School Trown Doda on 26/11/22. The extension lecture cum workshop was based on awareness regarding Tuberculosis (TB). This awareness is a part of aforesaid research project sponsored by Science Technology and Innovation Council, Department of Science and Technology, Govt.of Jammu and Kashmir, with the aim to eliminate the TB from Chenab Region of J&K. Honourable Prime Minister of India has set the target of 2025 for Tb elimination from India and this workshop is an effort in this direction.
The workshop was of interactive type where students also spoke on TB. This was followed by detailed lecture on the significance and need of awareness regarding Tb by Mr. Imteyaz Ahmed, Co-Principal investigator of this research project. Dr Wani also spoke at length regarding this disease and Nikshay Poshan yojna started by Govt.of India for the Tuberculosis patients. He advised the students to report such cases of TB to the district Tuberculosis control room for the proper treatment .He also advised students to work hard and fullfill the expectation of parents and to remain away from drugs and other social evils.The appreciation certificates were presented to the winning participants. An appreciation certificate was also given to the Head of the Institution for exceptional support and management. Incharge Principal of School Mr Mohd Farooq in his vote of thanks appreciated the efforts of Zoology dept. of GDC Doda for this initative and extended sincere and heartiest gratitude to the Principal GDC Doda Dr. Attar Singh Kotwal for sparing the time of faculty members of his institute to visit this far flung Higher Secondary School and spread needed awareness. Heartiest gratitude was also wished to the visiting team of faculty of zoology Deptt.of GDC Doda.The other faculty members present on the occasion were Mr. Anoop Kumar Lect (Zoology), Mohd Rafi Teacher, Hafiz Sheikh Lect English, John Mohd Lect Pol. Science and others. Mr Dushyant Kumar Lect Physics, coordinated the whole program.