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Lecture on Health and Sanitation Emphasizes Holistic Well-being

New Delhi: Prof. Shridhar Dwivedi, Senior Consultant Cardiologist & Head of Academics at the National Heart Institute, delivered an insightful lecture titled “Health and Sanitation: Both are linked together” at the National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) today, as part of the ongoing Swachhata Pakhwada.

The lecture, held on the second day of the 15-day Swachhata Pakhwada program organized by CSIR-NIScPR, took place at the institute’s Vivekananda Hall. It shed light on the intrinsic connection between cleanliness and overall well-being.

During his address, Prof. Shridhar Dwivedi underscored the significance of maintaining not only physical health but also mental and spiritual well-being. He highlighted the universal emphasis placed on cleanliness by various religions and urged the audience to sustain the healthy habits adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prof. Dwivedi’s message resonated with attendees, emphasizing the importance of adopting a holistic approach to health that encompasses proper sanitation practices and a balanced lifestyle.

Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, the Director of CSIR-NIScPR, reiterated the institute’s commitment to making cleanliness a mission, with the aim of enhancing India’s image as a clean nation. The Swachhata Pakhwada initiative serves as a testament to this commitment, fostering awareness and action towards a healthier and cleaner India.

The CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR) is a constituent laboratory under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Dedicated to science communication, evidence-based science technology and innovation policy research, and the promotion of scientific awareness among the public, NIScPR plays a pivotal role in advancing scientific knowledge and fostering a culture of cleanliness and well-being in the nation.

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