Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Red Ribbon Express in Thrissur

Thrissur: The Red Ribbon Express on Wednesday chugged into Thrissur railway station as part of its country-wide anti-AIDS campaign yatra.

The train with specially-designed interiors houses an exhibition on AIDS prevention and management organised jointly by the National AIDS Control Organisation, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghatan, Indian Railways, UNICEF and the State AIDS Control Societies. It was flagged off on December 1, 2009, from New Delhi and will cover 156 railway stations across 24 States before ending its journey in December 2010.

The train stopped at five stations in Kerala and will proceed to halt at four more.

No comments: