Jalandhar April 30 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Department of Zoology, Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar under DBT Star Scheme celebrated International Day of Immunology on 29th April, 2022, under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The theme of International Day of Immunology 2022 was ‘Vaccines’ and to spread awareness among the students about the role of vaccines in providing immunity against the infectious diseases, Interclass Powerpoint Presentation Competition was organized on the topics- Immune response and Clinical manifestations and COVID 19 vaccine development and status.
Around 10 students actively participated in the competition. Slogans on the importance of immunity and the ways to boost it were also displayed by the students. Madam Principal appreciated the efforts of the students and encouraged them to spread the awareness about the role of vaccination in eradicating various infectious diseases. Dr. P.K. Pati, Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Dr. Sandeep Sharma, HOD Department of Computer Science, GNDU Amritsar also congratulated Zoology Department for this initiative. They further appreciated the students’ presentation skills and gave suggestions for their improvement.
On this occasion, an animated video on the working of immune system was also showed to the students. Ms. Gurneet, B.Sc. Med Sem VI, Ms. Isha Thakur B.Sc. BT Sem IV and Ms. Divya Awasthi B.Sc. Med. Sem IV got 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize respectively and Ms. Jasmine Samra got consolation prize in the competition. On this occasion Dr. Neelam Sharma and all faculty members of Science were also present. The event was organized by collaborative efforts of Dr. Seema Marwaha, Dr. Sakshi Verma and Mr. Ravi Kumar. Mr. Sachin, Lab attendant assisted in the arrangement of venue and making all arrangements for the event.