A two-day first aid training programme for students of affiliated colleges and university department of Periyar University would be conducted here soon.

Experts from Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu Branch and Youth Red Cross of the university would conduct the programme at a concessional fee of Rs 70 per student.

The training in first aid would be provided to as many as 20,000 students during the current academic year, according to a press release from the Vice Chancellor K. Muthuchelian.

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