Online workshop organised on psycho social support for covid pandemic situation
Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the enthusiasm of the students
Government Home Science College, Sector 10, Chandigarh organised an online workshop on "Psycho Social Support for Covid Pandemic Situation" in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural education, Deptt of Higher Education , Ministry of Education , Govt. of India . As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear , worry and concern in the public at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers and people with underlying health conditions. With new measures and restrictions introduced especially during quarantine and its effects on people's usual activities, routines or livelihoods ,one can see a rise in levels of loneliness, depression , drug use , self harm or suicidal tendencies. With the intentions of addressing some of these concerns arising due to COVID-19 ,the workshop was conducted by the college. Resource person was Mr Samarth Sharma, a representative of Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education , Govt. of India. A wonderful interactive session was held where over 90 students participated wholeheartedly and shared the information on available beds,Ventilators,ICU.Vaccine Awareness, Crowd Management at Covid Vaccine Centers, NGOs distributing food to COVID 19 Patients and COVID 19 Helpline numbers for giving emotional support to the covid affected patients .
Principal of the college , Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the enthusiasm of the students who wholeheartedly participated in the workshop and reiterated the message of the workshop "Each one Reach one" .