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Around Town : Full site sensitisation programme on HIV/AIDS to be held today at PGI

NACO designated State Reference Laboratory is going to organise a Full Site Sensitisation Program on issues related to HIV/AIDS from 10 am to 1pm on March 3.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: March 3, 2012 3:03:57 am

The NACO designated State Reference Laboratory (SRL) is going to organise a Full Site Sensitisation Program on issues related to HIV/AIDS from 10 am to 1pm on March 3. This program is for all health care workers (resident,nurses and technicians) working at PGI to discuss the latest issues related to handling and testing of HIV patients and their samples. It will be a great opportunity to clarify some of the doubts related to HIV/AIDS from officials of State AIDS Control Society and the faculty involved with patient management and testing in PGI.

First Friday Forum holds talk on youth

Chandigarh: First Friday Forum organised a talk on “Youth and nemesis of youth in the 21st century “ at Government College of Arts,Sector 10,today. The speaker Siddharth Tiwana,BBA,said that as the world entered the 21st century,it brought along new meanings for the youth of the world.

ATS Valley School launched in Dera Bassi

Chandigarh: ATS Education Trust and Universal Learn inaugurated the ATS Valley School,in the ATS Golf Meadows Township at Dera Bassi,Punjab on Friday. ATS Valley School is situated in the upcoming 300 acre premium development ATS Golf Meadows at Dera Bassi,about 12 km from the city. The first session of the school will commence from April 2012.

Volunteers spread traffic awareness

Chandigarh: As part of the ‘Young Youth Safe City Project’ of the Chandigarh Police,volunteers of MCM college visited residential areas of Sector 34,35 and 44. The main aim of the project is to make people aware about their personal security and urge them to follow traffic rules. They students visited 216 houses and contacted 189 persons. Moreover,these students found security gadgets installed in three houses.

Hotel Parkview to get full power backup

The budget hotel of the Chandigarh Industrial Tourism and Development Corporation (CITCO),Hotel Parkview,Sector 24 will soon have 100 per cent power backup after the board of directors sanctioned Rs 35 lakh for the purpose in a meeting held today.

Besides this,the CITCO board of directors today approved an expenditure of Rs 1 crore for improvement in facilities and other allied services in Hotel Shivalikview.

The board also reviewed the performance parameters of hotels and other units. With a view to provide better service to the industry,the board authorised D K Tiwari,CITCO Managing Director,to formulate strategic policy for steel business. Also CITCO would lay emphasis in upgradation of the facilities at the industrial development cum facility centre in the overall interest of the industries in Chandigarh.

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