JAMMU: To aware children about the negative impact of increased screen time on them amid COVID-19 pandemic, Directorate of School Education Jammu in collaboration with Medanta Hospital Gurugram organized a webinar on “Impact of increased screen time on Physical and Mental health”.
Director School Education Jammu, Anuradha Gupta, was the Chief Guest, while Dr. Supdito Pakarasi, Chairman Ophthalmology Division Gurugram and Ishita Bhatt Clinical Psychologist at Medanta Hospital were the key resource persons. The webinar received an overwhelming response from the audience benefitting thousands of participants, who watched the programme live on the Facebook page of Counseling cell, DSEJ and on other social media platforms.
The Director School Education Jammu, while speaking on the occasion, expressed her gratitude towards the resource persons from Medanta Hospital Gurugram for sparing their valuable time to guide the students, their parents and teachers about reducing the negative impact of increased screen time. She said that there will be more such collaborations with professional institutes like Medanta to benefit the large human resource in the school education department. She further directed the Counselling Cell DSEJ to prepare an advisory based on the discussions held during the webinar for the benefit of the student and teachers in particular and society in general.