DIET Students get Lesson on Dengue

Published: 04th July 2015 06:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2015 06:30 AM   |  A+A-

VELLORE:  Second year students studying diploma in elementary education at the District Institute of Education and Training (DIET)  at Ranipet were on Thursday told about the advantages of consuming ‘nilavembu kudineer’ — a herbal concoction to prevent dengue infection, in a workshop.

According to principal A Basheer Ahmed, DIET, in association with the local municipality, organised the workshop on dengue prevention to help students especially during the onset of monsoon when mosquito-related diseases are likely to break out.

Municipal Ayurveda consultant M Balaji explained what dengue is all about, how it manifests and how the herbal concoction can  prevent the infection.

He also gave a cup of the concoction to all the student participants there, Ahmed said.

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