Gandhi Jayanti Celebration

 

Date: 25th, 28th and 29th September 2018

 

Name of the Activities: 1) Mahatma Gandhi Awareness Rally

2) Essay and Elocution Competition

3) Cleanliness Drive activity at Adopted area

 

Participants:

Students & Staff of St. John College of Engineering and Management (SJCEM), St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research (SJIPR), St. John College of Humanities and Sciences (SJCHS)

 

Aldel Education Trust’s St. John Technical and Educational Campus, Palghar organized various activities on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. As per circular received by DTE and NSS cell the activity was to be conducted between 24th October 2018 to 2nd October 2018. Keeping this in mind, we organized a Rally, Essay & Elocution Competition, and Swachahta Hi Seva on the theme of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

The Students of St. John Technical Campus took active part in the rally on ‘Non – Violence’ & ‘Gandhiji’s life and his work’. The rally was conducted from Palghar Railway Station to Lakshmi Narayan Mandir by the NSS Department on 25th September 2018, (Tuesday) . The main motive of this rally was to create awareness by celebrating the greatness of the Mahatma, and that every one should take a pledge to adopt his way of life and principles of truth, empathy, humbleness, honesty and sincerity. A total of 100 students participated in this event.

 

St. John Technical Campus also organized a second activity of Essay writing and Elocution competition on 28th September 2018 (Friday) at the College hall and Communication Skills lab. The Principals of the colleges chaired the competitions and inspired students to take part in every sort of activities. The main objective of this competition was to create awareness of the relevance of Mahatama Gandhiji even today. Considering the need to follow Gandhian ideology, the students were notified to take part in the essay competition. The College received a fruitful response from students from various disciplines. A total of 21 Students took part in this competition. Some of the students wrote extensive essays highlighting on Gandhian principles and ideology and some of the students expressed their views regarding Gandhi's struggle for independence of India.

 

The third activity was conducted by the NSS volunteers of St. John Technical Campus, Palghar. They actively took part in the cleanliness drive conducted at adopted area, Dastooripada on Saturday, 29th September 2018.

The main objective of this activities was to spread awareness among people about Gandhiji’s ideology, cleanliness & hygiene. Cloth bags were distributed during the drive.

A Total of 20 NSS volunteers actively participated in this event. The NSS volunteers explained the importance of Cleanliness and also created Anti-plastic awareness and distributed cloth bags to the villagers. All family socio-economic survey reports conducted by students were collected and kept as a record for further procedures. The people staying in the villages were very positive and thankful that St. John Technical Campus, Palghar – NSS volunteers organized the Cleanliness Drive and cleaned the village.

 

 

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