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‘SUKOON’ initiative by J&K

‘SUKOON’ initiative by J&K

The Department of Information and Public Relations, Jammu and Kashmir has started the ‘SUKOON’ - COVID-19 Beat the Stress” initiative.

Key Points:

  • The initiative has been started to increase awareness regarding the psychological impact of lockdown and steps to overcome them.
  • The initiative involves telecast of a programme, which will be telecast every Tuesday at 9.00 PM on Doordarshan Kashir Channel.
  • During the programme eminent doctors, scientists and psychiatrists will share their knowledge on psychological health and measures to be adopted to keep stress levels under control.
  • The initiative has been launched with the objective of ensuring that people stay mentally fit and are able to get through the fears related to COVID-19 with a healthy body and mind.
  • The large scale effect of the COVID19 pandemic and the lockdown resulting as a precaution of the pandemic has resulted in tremendous stress among different sections of the society and therefore the initiative is in line with the growing concern.
  • The biggest victims of the lockdown are Parents, caregivers and children as they have to restrict their movement and are not allowed to meet with friends and socialize.

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