NSS camp at St. Bede’s Shimla: Volunteers get ‘hands-on’ basic skills training on safety, CPR, heart attack, encouraged to serve humanity
SHIMLA- St. Bede’s College, Shimla organized a NSS Camp from 9 to 15 December. About 62 NSS volunteers participated in the seven days camp. Various resource persons deliberated on different issues. The student also met Sarabjeet Singh, who has been successfully running an NGO called Almighty Blessings. He encouraged the students to work for the human causes and serve people by various activities like blood donation and helping the needy via other means possible.
The volunteers also visited the cancer patients of IGMC, Shimla, to sooth their grief and pray for their speedy recovery. NSS volunteers met the cancer patients, talked to them, encouraged them to fight against the diseases. A workshop on ‘First Aid’ was conducted by Dr. Anjali Chauhan, Administrator officer, IGMC to demonstrate ‘hands-on’ basic skills training on safety, CPR, heart attack, burns, soft tissue injuries, asthma, stroke, bleeding, snake and dog bites etc.
The volunteers also visited the Government Primary school, Sanjauli, Shimla and distributed a notebook, pencil and an eraser to every student of the school. They also cleaned the playground of the school. On the final day, students got a chance to interact with a writer, actor, director, yoga teacher and social worker, Dr. Suneela Sharma who encouraged the students to render a hand in service of the needy.