26 Oct

Interactive Session On Cancer and Felicitation held at DPS, Jammu

DPS, Jammu organized an Interactive Session on the dreaded disease cancer and a prize distribution ceremony for winners of the Inter School Essay Writing Competition on "Prevention of Cancer by Adopting Healthy Life Style" here today. The Chief Guest was Dr. Deepak Abrol (Cancer Specialist), Radiatition Oncologist, Consultant GMC Jammu, Vice President - NZAROI(North Zone Association of Radiation Oncologist of India) .He was accompanied by Dr. Manish Talwar, Dental Surgeon, J&K Health Servies, Prof. K.B Abrol, Chairman LBNROH, former Principal, MAM College and Dr. Isha Kohli, Dental Surgeon, Programme Coordinator, LBNROH.
The students who was received prizes and certificates were Dhruv Pandoh - IX-B ( first ), Rohit Razdan- VIII-K(Second) and Arshiya- VII-A (Third).
Dr. Abrol and Dr.Manish Talwar held enriching interactive sessions with the students and staff and touched upon several aspects of the diseases, its early symptoms, its likely causes and plausible preventions. Students asked number of queries to the team of the doctors and received satisfactory replies. Dr Deepak Abrol appreciated the efforts and initiative of staff and students of DPS and remarked that out of all schools of North Zone , DPS Jammu stood out interms of its highest and best quality participation in the essay writing competition.
Earlier welcoming the guests, the Principal Ms. Ruchi Chabra called upon the students and staff to follow a healthy lifestyle and spread awareness about the diseases , rather than fearing it. She, along with the Headmistress felicitated the guests with memtoes and school newsletter 'Pinnacle'.
The program started with invocation of God's blessings through Sarswati Vandana by the school chair and was followed by a heart touching poem on cancer titled 'Slow Dance' written by a teenaged cancer patient and recited by Tarini Magotra of class VII. The vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Meenu Gupta, Headmistress DPS Jammu. Also present on the occasion were School Adminstrator, Sh. C.l. Malhotra, Dy. Headmaster Mr. Ravi Kotroo, Mr. Karandeep Singh Manager Operations and Mr. R.C. Gupta, Accounts Officer. The program ended with the National Anthem.
Hon'ble President RCT, M.K Ajatshatru Singh Ji, Hon'ble PVC Kunwrani Ritu Singh Ji and Hon'ble Director Mr. S. S Sodhi also conveyed their best wishes to all the winners and participants of the interactive session.