UPSACS PLANS A WORLD RECORD WITH AIDS RIB­BON

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - HT METRO -

Lucknow may wit­ness a world record soon, as the UP State Aids Con­trol So­ci­ety (UPSACS) plans to make the world’s largest AIDS aware­ness red rib­bon of con­dom pack­ets. “The rib­bon will be made in col­lab­o­ra­tion with In­dian In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment, Lucknow. We are plan­ning to make a 20 X 10 ft rib­bon, “said Dr Sangeeta Pandey of UPSACS. “Over 5,000 pack­ets will be used to make the rib­bon, which we hope will make it to the record books on Novem­ber 16,” said Sharad Agrawal, CEO of Hin­dus­tan La­tex Fam­ily Plan­ning Pro­mo­tion Trust that is pro­vid­ing the con­dom packs.The venue is Moti Ma­hal. The ob­jec­tive is to gen­er­ate aware­ness re­gard­ing AIDS and safe sex. The con­dom pack­ets are be­ing used pur­posely to en­cour­age more use.

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