Science and Arts College celebrated World Heart Day on September 30th, in
collaboration with the Department of Zoology and Botany. The event featured
distinguished guests, including Dr. Jairam Iyer, a renowned heart specialist
from Pulse Hospital Durg, and Dr. Veenapani Dubey, the director of Pandit
Sunderlal Sharma University. The program commenced with an opening address by
motivational speaker Mr. Vivek Joglekar, who extended a warm welcome to the
guests. Mrs. Shubhada Joglekar, Head
of the Science Department, and Ms. Bhagwati Sahu, Assistant Professor of the
Assistant Prof. Of Zoology , were responsible for organizing the event.
Dubey one of the chief guests, emphasized the significance of maintaining a
healthy heart. She encouraged attendees to adopt a healthier lifestyle,
engage in regular exercise, and reduce the consumption of oily foods while
increasing their protein intake.
In his address.
Dr. Jairam Iyer advised that individuals
should enjoy a varied diet until the age of 25, provided they burn as many
calories as they consume. He also provided insights into heart-related
issues, including what to do in the event of a heart attack. Dr. Iyer
stressed the importance of seeking medical attention promptly, as a heart
attack is often caused by blocked arteries, and timely medical intervention
can save a life.
explained that a person's chances of survival increase if immediate
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is administered within seven minutes of a
heart attack, especially if it occurs during physical activity. Dr. Iyer
recommended reducing salt intake with age, engaging in regular exercise, and
maintaining a nutritious diet.
addresses, Dr. Iyer entertained questions from students, providing
knowledgeable answers to satisfy their curiosity.
concluded with expressions of gratitude from Ms. Dimple Patel, Assistant
Professor of the Zoology and Ms. Payal Dubey, Assistant Professor of the
Botany, Mr. Virendra Tiwari, Director of this College, appreciated the
program, and Principal Dr. V.K. Gupta highlighted the importance of such
initiatives to promote heart health.
success was made possible through the participation of various college
professors, with technical arrangements expertly managed by Mr. Sarojmani
Banjare and Mr. Dhaneshwar Suryavanshi. The event witnessed the enthusiastic
presence of several professors and students from the college.