Anti-stress and Immune-Boosters to Aid COVID-19 Containment
Srinagar: Directorate of Extension SKUAST- in collaboration with Directorate of AYUSH J&K organized a one day awareness programme at the main campus, Shalimar with the theme “Anti-stress and Immune-Boosters to Help COVID-19 Containment”.
Director Extension Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi, Director Research, Prof. Sarfaraz A. Wani, Registrar, Prof. Gul Zaffar, Associate Directors of DoE, Scientists and other staff of SKUAST-K attended the programme. Dr. Nuzhat Manzoor, Medical officer, ISM Zone Ishber representing her Directorate convened the programme and sensitized the audience about immune-boosters, their use, relative advantage and usage to strengthen the immune system and emphasized the importance of basic requirements viz-a-viz fresh air, balanced diet, daily exercise, good sleep and other mental relaxing techniques like yoga for the improvement of our immune system. Director Extension, SKUAST-K, Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi reiterated the importance of avoiding stress, living happily, adopting all SOPs advocated by concerned agencies from time to time besides having healthy diet and immune boosters. He thanked and appreciated the efforts of Directorate of AYUSH, UT of J&K for taking such commendable initiative and further extended his hand to collaborate and cooperate in conducting such programme of public good in future as well. Immuno-booster kits were also distributed in the programme among the participants and Dr. Nuzhat explained the dosage and proper use of them for better results.