AIDS Day was organized by the Niramaya Health Foundation in collaboration with High School & college of Agriculture, chinchvad. 1300 students participated in this Program.
To mark the day, Doctors, health workers, teaching staff & students of high school took out a rally in the main thoroughfare of the township with slogans & banners reading ‘Stop AIDS – Keep The Promise’ ‘AIDS Bhagao Desh Bachao’ etc. The rally was flagged of by the Police Sub
Inspector, Peth, and Principle of the high school. The inspector was also invited as guest speaker. The inspector in his speech gave information on what is HIV/AIDS, its spread, symptoms and prevention of HIV/AIDS. This was followed by a question & answer session during which the guest speaker not only answered questions related to HIV virus and AIDS but also talked about importance of personal and environmental hygiene. Program concluded with vote of thanks & distribution of Snacks.