Government of India has declared 15th November, the birth anniversary of Bhagwan Birsa Munda the legendary freedom fighter and tribal leader of the country as “Jan Jatiya Gaurav Diwas (JJGD)” to commemorate the contributions of tribal communities in National history and culture and motivate the future generations in protecting our cultural heritage and national pride.

As per the direction of the Ministry of AYUSH and instruction of the Director, National Institute of Siddha, Dept. of Varma Maruthuvam, Pura Maruthuvam and Siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam jointly organised an awareness programme in the Siddha outreach OPD of NIS at Kothimangalam village, Thirukkazhukundram on 22.11.2023.

The programme commenced with the welcome address by Dr.K.Thayalini, PG scholar, Dept. of Siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam, followed by the Awareness Speech entitled “Promotion of Siddha Way of Health and Nutrition ” by Dr.G.Nivetha Asst. Professor (Dept.of Varmam Maruthuvam) and Dr.R.Aravinda Senbagaraman, Medical Officer, Kothimangalam OPD. About 50 people participated in the programme. Dr.V.Mahalakshmi, Asso. Professor, Dept. of Siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam and Dr.P.Samundeswari, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Varma Maruthuvam clarified the queries regarding Siddha concepts of nutrition. Eventually Dr.R.Aravinda Senbagaraman Medical Officer, Kothimangalam OPD rendered the vote of thanks.


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