The National Service Scheme of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science celebrated Golden Saturday with Alumni on 10th August, 2019 on account of 50 years of Mahatma Education Society in 2020. The Chief Guest of the day was our alumni, Ms. Gurpreet Kaur Khalsa, Founder, Gurpreet Kaur Leadership and Development. The session was on ‘Mental Health and Positive Thinking’ and all the NSS volunteers participated with great enthusiasm.
Conducted “The Quality Enrichment Program” on Personality Development and Pre Placement Training organized by Skyline HR Solution in collaboration with PCACS. Training duration was 1 month.
Sessions was conducted by Mr. S. Deepak and Ms. Poonam Kawale with great guidance and knowledgeable inputs.
Students took active participation in all placement training activities.
As a part of the massive drive launched by the Maharashtra Government to increase the green cover across the State, the N.S.S. volunteers of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science organized a one day tree plantation drive on 2nd August, 2019. 36 students successfully planted 180 saplings at Khuthari village in spite of heavy rains. The students showed great enthusiasm in planting them and they knew their hard work would yield more benefits.
180 planted successfully in spite of heavy rain.
The FINANZA Association of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science conducted One Day Intra Collegiate Festival Finacle 2019 on Thursday 1st August, 2019. The Committee was enthusiastic and happy for getting more than 70 participants from the college itself from various streams like B.Com.A&F, B.Com., B.M.M. and B.M.S. The participation of students of first year of all these classes was overwhelming. The inauguration was done by the head of the Department of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) Dr. Abida Khan under the guidance of Prof. Sunita Saini and Prof. Chaitanya Athalye. The participants learned finance in a fun way through games such as Tally Ho-Jaa, Think Reverse, and Guess the price. The students also actively participated in Fun Games such as Fastest Mouth First, Whisper Music Challenge, Emoticon Dum Charades, Word Search and 4-Event Game wherein they learned co-ordination and Co-operation with enjoyment and fun. The winner of each game was given on the spot cash-prize and the winners of all the games and participants of Finance Games were facilitated with certificates as well.
The feedbacks of the participants were appreciating and they enjoyed the event and showed their interest to participate in the event next year as well. The event ended around 3:00 pm with Vote of Thanks by Prof. Sunita Saini.
Women Development Cell organized an Awareness Session on “Women Cancers” for the girl students and staff by Dr. Purvi Thakkar, Surgical Oncologist and Breast Surgeon, Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Parel, Mumbai and Mrs. Suman Bugal, Nurse working in Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC) Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on 31st July, 2019. The session was on awareness of breast and cervical cancer. 124 girl students and 6 faculty members benefited from the session.
A social awareness program on Yuva Mahiti Doot was organized by NSS unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel on 30th July, 2019 which is an initiative by Maharashtra Government. The purpose of this initiative is to increase volunteerism among youths and to disseminate information about various Government schemes directly to the prospective beneficiaries through students at graduate and postgraduate level in different streams in colleges all over Maharashtra. All Volunteers attended the demo of Yuva Mahiti Doot Mobile application and Process of Registration. The students were also appealed to spread this awareness to others.
The NSS unit under the guidance of Prof. Shabab Rizvi, N.S.S. Programme Officer took the initiative to educate pupils by organising the programme which enlightened almost 500 students. The objective of the event was to focus on the causes of leprosy, signs and symptoms and to overcome it by simple and effective treatment. The leprosy Education and Rehabilitation program was conducted on 30th July, 2019.
Donor cards were issued by ALERT-INDIA and the college holds an incredible record in collecting donations and donating it to ALERT – INDIA.
Women Development Cell organized a ‘Free Thalassemia & Hemoglobin Check- up’ in association with Parents Association – Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT), Mumbai for T.Y. students (both girls & boys) on Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 in which 159 students check-up was done. The future course of treatment would be provided to the affected students free of cost by the trust once the reports are received. There were no thalassemia minor cases out of 159 students checked. 58 students out of 159 were found anemic.
Women Development Cell organized a “Poster Making Competition” on the theme “Health Deficiencies in Women in India”. The posters were displayed in Old Canteen Area on 30th July, 2019 and results were announced. The winners were Ms. Mehta Avishi (I), Ms. Krutika Vaibhav Samel (II), Mr. Mishra Shreyanshu Umakant (III), Ms. Yadav Pooja Dinesh (Consolation), Ms. Mhatre Prachi Naresh (Consolation). The winners were given trophies and certificates.