Siddha in Schools Programme initiated by National Institute of Siddha
National Institute of Siddha today rolled out a social campaign ‘Siddha in Schools’ in the premises of Government boys Higher secondary school, Padappai, Kanchipuram District.
Prof.Dr.R.Meenakumari, Director, NIS delivered the chief guest address and inagurated the plantation and dedicated the 'AGATHIYAR SIDDHA HERBAL GARDEN' to the school. The principal of the school delivered welcome address and Head of the Department of agriculture delivered the vote of thanks.
Talking about the initiative, Director said; "National Institute of Siddha is committed to its motto of being dedicated to the health & well being of every household through Siddha system of medicine. Health is an important part of Fit India movement. If you look after your body and your eating habits, it's also equally important to look after your health of family. So, there's a need to educate children about Siddha and its impact on overall well being. With this initiative, NIS has taken the onus of promoting Siddha system of medicine among school kids."
The campaign is aimed at propagation of Siddha in the country with a special focus to school children. Not only this, the campaign will also educate the school children on simple Siddha remedies to ensure overall health and wellbeing.