NCC Cadets visits old age home on World Health Day

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 4/8/2021 12:21:21 PM


Jammu, Apr 07 On the occasion of World Health Day 2021 with the theme “Building a Fairer, Healthier World for Everyone”, a visit to the Old Age Home, Ambphalla was organised by NCC Senior Wing Cadets of GGM Science College, Jammu under the guidance of worthy principal of the college, Dr Ravinder Tickoo and supervision of Associate NCC Officer Dr (Capt) Anjana Sharma, Department of Computer Science. The principal motivated the cadets to focus on mental health besides physical health to realize their own potential, cope up with the normal stresses of life, work productivity and make a contribution to the community. Commanding Officer, 2 J&K Girls Battalion NCC Col Satvinder Singh also visited the old age home along with the cadets. He encouraged the cadets as well as the inmates to incorporate meditation and yoga in their routine to enhance their health to increase strength, flexibility, reduce symptoms of stress, depression and anxiety. The cadets and the Officers also interacted with the inmates residing in old age home and enquired about their daily routine chores and showed their concern by confirming to Girls Battalion commitment to render their service whenever they need them. 2 J&K Girls Battalion NCC, Jammu donated 50 mattresses to the old age home on World Health Day. As the COVID-19 pandemic has undercut recent health gains, pushed more people into poverty and food insecurity, Social and health inequities, lectures were also given by the ANO and the cadets on how to maintain mental health and the physical benefits of yoga and meditation which will enhance their health. World Health Day was also observed by cadets of 2 J&K Girls Battalion NCC at various institutes in Jammu, Kathua and Udhampur.

 

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