Chandigarh,13.08.19-In furtherance of its resolve to promote the cause of swachhta, the Swachhta Committee (Commerce) of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women organised an interactive session on “Healthy Living: The role of Hygiene Management Techniques”. Dr. Jaspreet Ahluwalia, Regional Training Head (North & East Zone), Fortis Health Care Ltd, Mohali conducted this highly informative session. Highlighting the importance of physical, mental as well as social health, she informed the students about the ways to maintain personal hygiene. With special mention of hygiene management during monsoon season, she advised the students to keep themselves hydrated and consume home made food only. She also elaborated upon the importance of hand hygiene and the 20 second rule to wash hands.

In another event aiming to give the message of conserving environment by planting trees, the Environment Committee organized a drive during which saplings of medicinal plants were distributed among faculty members and students. The saplings distributed included kalmegh, stevia, tulsi, akarkara, brahmi, elaichi, etc.

Principal Dr.Nisha Bhargava lauded these endeavours to sensitise the youth about the importance of cleanliness and environmental conservation. She added that keeping the larger picture in view, MCM has made concerted efforts to promote sustainable practices for a better future.