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LAD College had organised a one day seminar on ‘Aarogyam Dhan Sampada: A Lifelong Treasure’ for creating awareness about health and nutrition to their students. The event was conducted on December 14 in LAD College’s Niyogi Hall at Shankar Nagar campus.
At the beginning of the event, Dr Deepali Kotwal (Principal, LAD College) addressed the students and acquainted them with several colleges’ activities related to health and literacy. The organising secretary of the event Dr Kakoli Upadhyay briefed the audience about the seminar.
The chief guests for the event were Dr Vedprakash Mishra (Chancellor Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad) and Dr Vibhawari Dani (Former Dean IGMC, Nagpur). During the seminar, Dr Mishra urged that the policy makers of the country should concentrate on providing ample budget on holistic health of the citizens.
Present during the event were Dr Avinash Deshmukh (Vice President, W.E.S) and Dr Vihang Vahia (Psychiatrist at Mumbai). While the former spoke about the role of holistic health, the latter on the other hand emphasised on the benefits of positive psychology in her psychological discourse.
The event, which was divided into three plenary sessions, had Dr Vivek Kirpekar (Psychiatrist) who spoke on the topic ‘Harmonising Mind and Moods.’ The chairperson for the first session was Dr Sudhir Bhave. During the second session, Dr Sheela Krishnaswamy (Nutritionist and Diet Consultant, Bengaluru) spoke about ‘Breathing Life through Nourishment and Exercise’ and made the audience aware of practicising proper and disciplined diet pattern for a healthy life despite today’s lifestyle. Nagpur based diabetologist Dr Prabhakar Deshpande presided over the session. Followed by this, the last session of the event was taken by Dr Alpa Dalal (Pulmonologist, Mumbai), who spoke on the topic ‘Rejuvenating Persona With Healing Therapies’ and demonstrated sound therapy, which is instrumental in healing the patients psychologically.
Pune based Architect Shrikant Nivasarkar also presented a talk on the topic ‘Ergonomics of Living Spaces’ and concentrating on the need of designing right furniture due to the increased sedentary jobs in today’s time. He had also explained the relevance of reducing physical stress with right kind of furniture. Dr Sunita Lawange (Pain Relief Therapist, Nagpur) accompanied him in his talk.
Dr Shyamala Nair (Director and Secretary at Women’s Education Society), who concluded the event, emphasised on the importance of health amongst youngsters, as they are the pillars for nation building process.