Young Delhi professionals to raise AIDS awareness in Rajasthan

January 24th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) At least 25 young professionals from the capital Saturday set out on a 2,000 km long journey in Rajasthan to educate people about HIV-AIDS.The team of software engineers, marketing managers, businessmen and designers is on a mission, “Operation - Desert Storm”, to various parts of Rajasthan where they will create awareness about HIV-AIDS.

The mission was flagged-off by project director of the Delhi State AIDS Control Society B.S. Banerjee.

“We will cover over 2,000 km in Rajasthan in the next six days,” said Parmesh Kumar, a member of the group called Team456.

“We would stop over at various places in the state, organise plays and interact with people to educate them about HIV-AIDS and also about its prevention.”

The mission is being organised with the help of National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).

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