JAMMU, Nov 29: AYUSH Directorate of J&K here today inaugurated 30 hr value added course on Health Promotion and Health Education through AYUSH at Government College of Education, Jammu.
The programme is being organized under the aegis of Department of Health and Medical Education and Ayurvedic Hospital Jammu and it began with welcome address and statement of objectives of the Course on Arogya Vidya by Dr. Rajinder Kour, Course Coordinator, followed by keynote address by Prof. Aekta Gupta, Principal of the College.
In the inaugural session, Dr. Rakesh Raina, Assistant Director from Directorate of AYUSH J&K highlighted the importance of spreading the message of holistic living through Ayurveda across the nation and since teachers are the real stakeholders in education that is why the focus is on training the teachers.
Dr. Vandana Dogra, Medical Superintendent, Dr. Aruna Bhat, Deputy Medical Superintendant from AYUSH were also present on the occasion.
Dr. Arun Gupta, Medical Officer, Directorate of AYUSH also spoke on the occasion.
The programme was conducted by Prof. Shalini Rana. The students who managed the programme were Shalu Khajuria, Monali, Mansi, Sonakshi and Sunaina Kapoor. All the faculty members were also present on the occasion.