New Delhi, October 5, 2023: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is gearing up to host a grand health mela to mark its Silver Jubilee Year Celebrations. This health mela is scheduled to take place from 5th October to 10th October 2023 at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in Delhi.
Throwing light on the objectives of the IPU Health Mela in a Press conference, the Vice Chancellor of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Padmashree Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma said that our aim is to make health services accessible to the masses and make people aware about good health. This unique effort is being undertaken by the university to provide free health benefits to the general public. Everyone should take advantage of this opportunity.
Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma said The theme of this health mela is “One Step Towards Good Health.” Several reputed organisations related to healthcare sectors are participating in this event, including affiliated institutes of the university. Together they will be offering various medical services including eye tests, cancer screening, ENT check-ups, blood tests, sugar and hemoglobin tests, BMI, blood pressure, bone density, ECG along many other medical tests; completely free of cost. Along with this, Homeopathy, Ayurvedic, and Yoga consultations will also be available for free.
On the lines of the theme of health mela, expert lectures, discussions, and debates will be organized on topics such as lifestyle-related diseases and their diagnosis, mental health, elderly care, blood and organ donation, cancer prevention, infectious diseases, dental care, nutrition, etc. Several stalls promoting millet and other healthy lifestyle options will also be featured at the venue.
Special training sessions on life-saving techniques like BLS, CPR, and first aid are also scheduled during the health mela and will provide certification to the participants completing the training.
For the entertainment of attendees, daily events will include group singing, classical and western music, folk dances, classical dances, one-act plays, street plays, monologues, quizzes, debates, stand-up comedy, and a variety of other activities.
Admission, Medical tests, and Medical Consultation in this fair will be absolutely free.