The day began with the launch of Accessibility India Campaign App by NSS programme coordinator Dr Navdeep Sharma along with NSS programme officers Prof Sanjeev Gautam, Dr Manjushree, Dr Anupreet Mavi, Dr Amrinder Singh and Dr Upneet Kaur Mangat.
The App will enable persons with disabilities to gain access to equal opportunities and participate fully in all aspects of life. NSS volunteer Pardeep Kumari also apprised the participants regarding the utility of App and how it could help in creating a barrier-free environment for differently abled.
The NSS volunteers were also trained in disaster preparedness techniques during a workshop led by Sanjeev Kohli, In-charge, Disaster Management Team, UT, Chandigarh.
This was followed by a training session on hand hygiene led by Dr Manjushree in which the NSS volunteers were told about the hand-washing techniques as mandated by the WHO. During the post-lunch session, a photo exhibition on biodiversity was showcased by the Society of Natural Biodiversity Society.
Information Source: The Tribune