Jammu: In connection with observance of World AIDS Day, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today flagged off cycle rally from GMC Jammu here to create awareness among the masses.
The cycle rally was organised by J&K AIDS Control Society in collaboration with Jammu Hill Cyclists, Rotary Club Jammu and Jammu Cyclist. The rally passed through Bakshi Nagar, K C, Jewel Chowk, Bikram Chowk, Gandhi Nagar and Satwari and culminated back at the GMC Jammu.
Later, Atal Dulloo inaugurated voluntary blood donation camp at Blood Bank of GMC, organised by Sant Nirankari Mandal Pouni Chak, Jammu in which a large number of followers of Nirankari and other volunteers participated, who donated the blood during the camp.
Speaking on the occasion, Financial Commissioner said that the theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is “Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility” which is perfectly apt as the present health crisis has reminded us about the importance of global approach to tackle the current pandemic situation effectively.
Financial Commissioner also distributed medals and certificates among the Presidents of the participating organizations.
Among others Principal, GMC, Shashi Sudan Sharma, Project Director, JK AIDS Control Society, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Rather, HoDs and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.