Community Health awareness program
Behtar India Campaign:
Behtar India campaign is a nationwide initiative started by the NDTV and the DHFL Pramerica life insurance aimed at spreading awareness and progressive actions on health ,hygiene and environment. The campaign carries its efforts in a participatory way where it joins hands with citizens, school children and corporate to ensure the tangible outcomes.
Encompassing the health as a prominent component, Behtar India campaign is combating with the severity of the dengue. The campaign has adopted a nationwide two tier approach involving awareness against the severity of the dengue and providing the safeguard through health policy cover especially for the most vulnerable and down trodden segment of the society with an aim of building better India.
In this context, Behtar India campaign initiated its intervention in Dehradun, Uttarakhand where the Navjyoti Development Society got an opportunity to be a part of it with the support of CAF India in nearly 20 schools with more than 3000 poor children.
As a inception of the campaign, NDS organized an orientation event in the upper primary school, Rajpur Road Dehradun on 7th September 2017. Earlier, NDS identified the government schools children along with picking the most marginalized children associated with the Aasra Trust and connected them with the campaign. The program is on and will be completed by Jan 2018.