28-29 July 2016, Joda. Social awareness towards impending diseases is one of the key aspects of Health & Hygiene initiatives by Vidya Shakti Niyas. In this direction, awareness programs on the dreaded Dengue disease was recently conducted at Maa Santoshi High School, Anseikala and Govt Girls’ High School, Basudevpur, with 120 and 340 students respectively, benefiting from the same. Dr Arabinda Panda conducted an informative session focused on the dangers of infection, symptoms, causes and preventive measures to stop further infection in the locality. After the session, an interesting quiz on the same was conducted, with several students responding with encouraging replies.
Ms Leelawati Behera, Mr Ananta Behera and other volunteers of Vidya Shakti Niyas jointly contributed to make the program successful. The school authorities thanked Vidya Shakti Niyas for their noble effort to contain the spread of Dengue in their vicinity.