Images from AIDS Awareness Campaigns at Delhi & Ahmedabad Metro Construction Sites

This isn’t a typical construction update, but something that is paramount for the safety of all citizens & workers! 🙂

Like every year, civil construction contractors across different metro construction sites in India held AIDS Awareness campaigns on the occasion of World AIDS Day on December 1. Awareness was achieved through talks, innovative puppet shows and plays on how to prevent the contraction of AIDS. The campaign was primarily geared towards migrant workers who aren’t aware of the many social & health issues that are prevalent and are more likely to be infected. Besides pamphlets, condoms were also distributed among workers.

Here are some images from Delhi & Ahmedabad metro projects:

Delhi Metro: FEMC-Pratibha JV’s site on Magenta line (see construction updates)

Photo Copyright: Anand Prasad

Photo Copyright: Anand Prasad

Photo Copyright: Pankaj Rajput

Condoms being distributed – Photo Copyright: Pankaj Rajput

The Delhi Metro Rail Corp is well known for its various safety awareness campaigns and has been lauded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency for doing so. Recently in September, they had launched an awareness campaign about Dengue by placing informative banners across all stations.

Photo Copyright: Pankaj Rajput

AIDS awareness program at a Delhi Metro site – Photo Copyright: Pankaj Rajput

Ahmedabad Metro: J Kumar Infraprojects’ casting yard site at Vastral Gam (see construction updates)

Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

Safety officials giving a talk about AIDS in Ahmedabad – Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

Workers pledging allegiance for the cause – Photo Copyright: Sanjay Kumar

If you’re interested to know more about the campaign, then check out this excellent case study by the World Bank on the lessons learnt through DMRC’s AIDS awareness program: Case Study: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited.

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