CUK Holds Mental Wellness Workshop 

SRINAGAR — The Inner Call Forum for Evolution, Development and Awareness, in collaboration with the Department of Student Welfare, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) and Hope Ray organized a one-day awareness program on ‘Mental Wellness & Youth’ on the university campus here on Saturday.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Delhi, urged the students to have total commitment to their dreams and aspirations.

Prof Ranbir Singh gave the students his own example and said that he had been vice chancellor for many years now. Prof Ranbir Singh said that he came from a humble rural background, and had always believed in hard work and honesty. He also gave the students the example of Saumya Sharma, the hearing-impaired woman who had stood ninth in the IAS exam in 2017.

Vice Chancellor CUK Prof. Mehraj-ud-Din Mir spoke about aiming high, and working hard to achieve their goals. He appreciated the efforts of the CUK Department of Student Welfare, Inner Call Forum for Evolution, Development and Awareness and Hope Ray for organizing programs for the personality building of the youth.

Students presented a short skit on the occasion, highlighting how alcohol and drugs can destroy an individual’s life.

Ms. Roma Wani, Chairperson of The Inner Call, said she was greatly pleased to see the honesty of the students during their interactions with the speakers. Ms. Wani said that honesty and hard work were the foundation stones for a successful life.

Secretary Inner Call Affan Yesvi said it was a consistent effort on the part of their organization to raise awareness regarding the major issues faced by the youth. He said studies had revealed that Kashmir faced an alarmingly high incidence of mental health disorders due to conflict situation.

 

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