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KB DAV-7 RED RIBBION CLUB launched by the First Lady Mrs. Jean Rodrigues on JULY 25, 2006



Principal Madhu Bahl, a certified Master Trainer for AEP Programme took “The First Step” wherein she launched the City Beautiful’s first Red Ribbon Club to promote awareness among youth for HIV-AIDS. Inaugurated by the August hands of the then First Lady, Mrs. Jean Rodrigues, the club has taken initiatives to sensitize the school children about crucial health issues and raised awareness about how their conduct requires the requisite reasoning and fore-thought every time they act.


The objective of the KBDAV Red Ribbon Club is to provide correct information on HIV-AIDS and to reduce the spread of the disease, which can have a heavy impact on the Indian economy.  This can be achieved by imparting proper education on sex, sexuality and HIV-AIDS by acquiring new skills on communication, self-protection, care, support and effective group interaction.




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The school students are updated through workshops and documentaries about the current trends and the important need to maintain healthy life styles. The club continues to address the behavior, attitude and knowledge-based queries of its young members, for it strongly believes that support and effective group interactions are the keys to its success. Principal Madhu Bahl encourages several debate / declamation competitions, essay writing competitions, dramas, poem recitation competitions and skits to create awareness among her school children. 
Initiatives undertaken by the Club since its Inception



December 27, 2013 – Workshop on Leadership Skills and Human Rights






55 Volunteers of the club took part in the workshop on Leadership Skills and ‘Human Rights – a perspective’, along with interactive sessions on AIDS Awareness and First-Aid .








September 8, 2012 Blood Donation Camp 






Children learn to be a part of real-life situations and connect with the community when the school takes the initiative to organize a Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Rotary Club, Chandigarh within its campus. The Parents of the school, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff, Class IV Employees, donors from sister DAV Institutions show their solidarity by collecting 85 units of blood.



February 5, 2012 AIDS awareness drive



A play on AIDS was performed by Senior School Red Ribbon Club members at Sip ‘n’ Dine in honour of Inner Wheel Club President and members, Chandigarh. The thought provoking play related to real life situations dealt with issues of drug abuse, prevalence of voluntary blood donation for money and misuse of freedom by youngsters in today’s time.



December 1, 2011 Growing Instances of Drug Abuse –Talk Show at PTC news Channel



15 Students from Class X to XII participated in the PTC News Channel Show on the growing instances of drug abuse among the youth in Chandigarh, organized by Yuvsatta. Aired on National Television, the show provided the young minds a platform to express their views and question experts on the crucial need to prevent it.



April 30, 2011 Poster Competition on prevalence of drug abuse 






Prominent Health Concerns take Centre Stage when A Poster-Making Competition on “Miracle Drugs” was held in school campus in association with Simply Health Plus, which is working hand-in-hand to raise awareness about good health practices among the school students. 



 December 11, 2010 Altruism reigns at School Campus 






Community connectedness remains the central philosophy at KBDAV-7. Parents, staff and Class IV employees joined hands to contribute 65 units of blood at Blood Donation Camp held in collaboration with Inner Wheel Club, Chandigarh. A Certificate and Gift was awarded to laude the effort of the donor. 



December 24, 2009 Human Rights Day Celebration






To celebrate Human Rights Day, children raised several issues of child labour, racial discrimination, terrorism and human rights through Power-Point Presentation, Poster Making Competitions and Quiz.



 August 3, 2009 inter School Elocution contest






As a part of ongoing “Forgiveness Week Observance” being marked in city to inculcate the greatest virtue “Forgiveness” among school children, Interschool Elocution Contest was held in school. 15 Students participated in the contest. Sh. T.N. Singla, FCA & Director, State Bank of India, the Chief Guest of the day, gave away the prizes to the winners. 



September 9, 2008 World Suicide Prevention Week Celebrated  



 As a part of ongoing “World Suicide Prevention Week, school students participated in various stress- relieving activities like cracking jokes, mimicry, poster making and laughing exercises.



April 14, 2009 Workshop for adolescent girls



A Workshop for adolescent girls was organized at KBDAV-7 by Simply Health Plus Pvt. Ltd. in association with KB DAV Senior Secondary Public School-7. Principal Madhu Bahl, being AEP Master Trainer organized the programme for the girl students of Class VI & VII. A movie on growth and development was shown to girl students in multimedia lab. Lecture by Dr. Ruchika Seth from Procter and Gamble was delivered. Dr. Manisha Sahni, Director, Simply Health Plus Pvt. Ltd., gave tips on balanced diet, right amount of exercise, health and hygiene.



September 2, 2006 Blood Donation Camp



A Blood Donation camp was organized by the School on 2nd September, 2006 in collaboration with Inner Wheel Club, Chandigarh. The DAV family, the teachers and the parents showed their enthusiasm once again by donating their blood at the Camp, which was inaugurated by Padam Shree R.K. Saboo, Chairman of Saboo Business Group. 200 volunteers turned up for the humane cause, making the camp a huge success, which was appreciated by the Blood Bank Society, PGIMER, Chandigarh.