Cleanliness to be inculcated in kids

Sowmya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General (Programmes) World Health Organization said that cleanliness should be inculcated in children from a young age and that parents should be role models for their children.

Speaking at a function organised by the Rotary Club,she said that children should be given opportunities to explore and experiment so that curiosity in them is aroused which would be helpful for doing research later on.She recalled how she won the national science fellowship during her school days and how it helped her in doing research later on in life. She also reiterated that it was her passion for research that brought her accolades and fame.