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Extension Activity on “Alcohol Abuse and Yoga for Mental Health” at Pragati M. E. School, Namchungi



An extension activity was conducted by the Department of Zoology and Zoological Society, Nanda Nath Saikia College, Titabar at Pragati M. E. School, Namchungi, wherein 5 students of the 6th Semester of the Department, along with Dr. Manashi Bortamuly and Dr. Jafrin Farha Hussain (President and Secretary, Zoological Society, respectively) joined.

About 70 students were present in the programme. At the beginning, President of the Zoological Society, Dr. Manashi Bortamuly welcomed all the students of the school to the programme. Then Miss Cinmoyee Saikia and Miss Puja Gogoi deliberated on the importance of Yoga and how yoga can be a means for relieving mental stress, to the students. After the powerpoint presentation, students were asked to gather in the ground, and both the 6th Semester students demonstrated certain postures and asanas of Yoga. The students of Pragati ME School followed all the steps sincerely. Some of the pranayam that were taught include: Surya Namaskar, Padmasan, warming up sessions, rotation of the neck, wrist, shoulder, hip joints, etc. Some yoga asanas were also demonstrated by Dr. Manashi Bortamuly, President of the Zoological Society.

After a small tea break, and after the students had their lunch, a presentation was given by Prasanna Chetry, Shan Buragohain and Miss Hemashree Gogoi on the alcohol abuse, and how alcohol abuse has a negative impact on the society. The vote of thanks was conveyed by the Secretary of Zoological Society, Dr. Jafrin Farha Hussain. Both presentations were highly informative and educative. The students of Pragati ME School were greatly benefitted from both the sessions.

The programme started at 11 am and ended at 1 pm. After a group photograph, the meeting was over.




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