Srinagar : One day workshop was organized by Red Ribbon Club of Amar Singh College-Srinagar in collaboration with JK HIV/AIDS Control Society, 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 of the host college, Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather, while welcoming the gathering laid emphasis on the historical and awareness part of the dreadful disease (HIV/AIDS).
The resource person of the event Dr. TabassumJabeen, Deputy Director JK AIDS Control Society gave an elaborated talk on 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. ShabnumAra, 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 and to be compassionate and sympathetic with the patients.
Hilal Ahmad Bhat, Nodal Officer Ribbon Ribbon Club, Amar Singh College-Sinagar, organised the programme and acted as the rapporteur of the event.