NR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the NR Group, makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies, recently conducted an awareness activity on ‘importance of hand wash’ under the project Prerepana, at Bharat Nagar Government School.
Dr Seetharam, Vice President, SVYM, demonstrated the correct way of washing hands. The event was organised to explain the importance of washing hands and the six steps of hand wash to the students and faculties in government school. Around 200 students were reached through this campaign in Mysuru.
The motive of the event is also to reach out to the parents and the community through the students and persuade them to adopt the habit of washing hands in their daily routine. Tahir Ali, Grama, Panchayat member of Bharath Nagar was also present.
Speaking about the initiative, Fathima, Headmistress, Primary school said “We are glad to host this initiative in our school premises and thanked NR Foundation and Dr Seetharam for taking the initiative and educating students about the right method of washing hands. “With this event, we wish to reach to our entire community through our students and encourage them to inculcate this habit for better hygiene”, she added.
R Guru, chairman of NR Group, said “NR Group believes that service to the community is an integral part of its business activities. “We are glad that we received this opportunity to contribute towards a better tomorrow for the society. The basic practice of regularly washing hands can eliminate cause of many severe diseases; hence, we have taken it up proactively. Our initiatives are designed keeping in mind the need of the society. We hope they will take the learning ahead, and inculcate the same, in their lives,” he added.