As a part of World Health Day, the NSS Unit of AISAT has organised an awareness session on the increasing number of people with obesity. The event was conducted in order to have a check on obesity which subsequently lead to serious health issues such as Diabetes. The topic was selected in accordance with the message to the world by WHO which emphasized on controlling diabetes.
The Event was organized at D block of AISAT on 7th April 2016 at 11:30 AM. The inauguration event was blessed with esteemed presence of Associate. Manager Rev. Fr. Alex Kurishuparambil, Assistant Manager Rev.Fr. John Christopher, Vice Principal Vincent K John and union chairman Mr. Akshay M.R.. The Host of the Inauguration Ceremony was Ms. Sangeetha NSS volunteer, who gave an introductory speech to the session. Later we had a presentation about diabetics and importance of health by NSS volunteer Ms. Annmary. The session also included a message by Vice Principal about the rising health issue among students. The event was inaugurated by Vice Principal Vincent K John by checking his own BMI. Associate. Manager Fr. Alex Kurishuparambil, Assistant Manager Fr. John Christopher, Principal Dr. K.E. George and Union chairman Mr. Akshay M.R checked their BMI in support of the event.
The event had around 200 participants which included faculties from various department, students and non-teaching staffs. Each participant was issued a token in which their name, height, weight, and BMI was recorded.The Token was later sent with the participant to provide information about their present health status.
The event was concluded by around 1.30 PM and the organizers were happy to make the event a success with the effort of making the participants aware of their health as possible.