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Gandhi Jayanti Celebration

Date : 2nd October 2019

Participants: NSS Volunteers of SJCEM, SJIPR, SJCHS NSS Unit

Time: 7.30 am to 11:00 am

Total Participants: 28 NSS Volunteers

Venue : Palghar Nagarparishad, Near Palghar Station

On 2nd October 2019 i.e. on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti Celebration, St. John Technical Campus – NSS Units of all affiliated institutes like St. John College of Engineering and Management, Palghar (SJCEM), St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research (SJIPR), St. John College of Humanities and Sciences (SJCHS) – NSS units in association with Nagarparishad, Palghar District authorities took an initiative to create an awareness of ‘The harmful effects of plastics under 51 micron on our environment’ and ‘The advantages of using clothes bags instead of plastic bags’. For this event, the plastic collection drive was conducted by Palghar Nagarparishad Authorities.

Honourable Dr. Ujwala Kale (President of Palghar Nagarparishad ) was the chief guest and Mr. Arvind Mali (CEO, Nagarparishad Palghar) was the guest of honor for this event. The people of Old Age Home and NSS volunteers participated.

The Programme was held at Paachbatti Station and started with a prayer and all officers paid tributes to the freedom fighters. Later, all the Authorities and Officers started to clean surrounding areas and insisted all shopkeepers to give plastics to the volunteers for recycling. All have participated in the Rally which was held from Paachbatti to Local Bhaji Market. Volunteers tried to spread awareness of uses of clothes bags to the vendors and shopkeepers. For creating an awareness, attractive Clothes Bags were distributed to them in Palghar Market area.

A skit was performed by Paayvaat production on the harmful effects of plastic on the environment. After that dignitaries and volunteers took a pledge against plastic waste. The volunteers were divided in equal groups and some areas were allocated to them. The students encouraged all local public to deposit their plastic waste at the plastic collection centres. The programme successfully ended with a theme “Swachhata Hi Seva”. 

Aldel Education Trust (AET)
St. John College of Engineering and Management (SJCEM)
St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research (SJIPR)
St. John Junior College (SJJC)
St. John International School (SJIS)

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