Awareness workshop was organized at SRHU on National Youth Day


On the occasion of National Youth Day, an awareness workshop was organized at Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU) Jolly Grant on various topics related to youth including drug abuse, road safety and cyber crime.

On this occasion, the speakers called upon the youth to take inspiration from the life of Swami Vivekananda.

An awareness workshop was organized by the Rural Development Institute, Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust in the Adi Kailash Auditorium of the University. The workshop was inaugurated by lighting the lamp in front of the portrait of founder Dr. Swami Rama.

Students of Government Sanskrit Bharat Mandir Secondary School chanted mantras at the time of lighting the lamp. Chief guest of the function, former IAS Dr. Sanjeev Chopra said that even in the present times, the principles and teachings of Swami Vivekananda are as relevant as they were in the past. Appealing to the youth, he said that in today’s era, there is a need for such efforts in which the youth can be organized and transformed into a comprehensive movement against drugs.

HIHT Presidential Committee member Dr. Vijendra Chauhan said that today is the era of youth, in which they are providing a new direction and energy to the country. But with time, the increasing inclination of youth towards drugs, increasing threat of cyber crime and increase in the number of road accidents year after year is worrying. Awareness is necessary in this regard.

In the workshop, Dr. Jayanti Semwal talked about drugs, CO Rishikesh Anwar Khan talked about road accidents, Jolly Grant Police Outpost Incharge Sumit Chaudhary talked about cyber crime and Joint Director Secondary Education Dr. Anand Bhardwaj talked about drugs, cyber crime and road accidents and gave a detailed presentation on the contribution of the department.

Students of Aryan Group at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) Jolly Grant conveyed the message of protection against drugs, cyber crime and road accidents through a drama. Dr. Rajiv Bijlwan, Vikesh Semwal, Payal Bhatt, Nagma, Kamal Joshi, Pawandeep, Nirmala Bijlwan, Digvijay, Jyoti Sharma, DP Uniyal, Naresh Thapliyal, Vivek Anand were instrumental in organizing the program under the leadership of Dr. Neha Sharma and Dr. Nancy Barthwal, Pankaj, Naval and others.