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Masterlok Deepak Bakshi of Inner Circle Foundation, in association with Nirmul Ratanlal Vaid of Paridhi Art Group and Dr Sushrut Almast of Sukhi Sansar Trust conducted a mega Diabetes and Hypertension awareness and screening campaign, ‘Chuppe Rustam - The Silent Killers’, at all the nine jails of Tihar, New Delhi in 73 days from Jan 19, 2015 to April 1, 2015, making it the largest such campaign in an organisation or institution in the country. The programme comprised a Nukkad Natak (street play), directed by Nirmul Ratanlal Vaid and performed by jail inmates, to create awareness; a class by Dr Sushrut Almast on the ill effects of these diseases and the methods to prevent them and a session by Masterlok enlightening the inmates about the ways to counter stress, responsible for these diseases.
A total of 9,362 persons including 9,132 inmates and 230 officials got their blood sugar and blood pressure levels tested during the campaign. Rekha Kaushik was the nodal Welfare Officer from Tihar Jail authorities.