The N.S.S. unit in association with Health Department participated in the world’s largest walkathon against blindness ‘Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya’ organized by Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute, One Vision Health and Research Foundation on 9th February, 2020. Our students participated across all the competition and henceforth the N.S.S. unit won the first prize in maximum participation. Dancing is another form where our students left no stone unturned. The official dance group of our college left the judges and audience to applaud loudest for them. Undoubtedly, they won the Best Dance Performance Award. All these efforts were highly appreciated by the celebrities supporting the social cause of fighting against blindness.
Road Safety Week is celebrated year by year in order to create awareness among the public regarding traffic rules and to reduce casualties of road accidents. This year again the N.S.S. Unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science (Autonomous) organized Road Safety Week in association with Navi Mumbai Traffic Branch, Panvel Unit on 16th January, 2020. The Chief Guest of the day was Mr. Abhijeet Mohite Senior Police Inspector Traffic Branch Panvel unit. He stated in his speech that safety is as simple as ‘ABC’- Always Be Careful and insisted each one to be a good citizen and obey traffic rules and minimize the number of accidents and save human lives.
The National Service Scheme of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, New Panvel organized a social camp in the adopted village, Ghot Gaon, MIDC Taloja from 13th to 19th January, 2020. The social camp was hosted with the help of Municipal Corporation and former Nagarsevak of the village. The main purpose of the camp was to promote ‘Swachhta’ in the village. There were 90 student volunteers under the surveillance of NSS Chief Programme Officer of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Prof. Shabab Rizvi who did the planning, coordination and execution of the whole camp with zeal. All the activities planned were successfully executed like Swach Bharat Abhiyaan, Swachhta hi Seva, Alcoholism, Technology and Family, Old age is Gold age, Jal hai to Kaal hai, Me and N.S.S, etc. The social camp also held special lectures for student’s development like Personality Development by Dr. B. S. Patil, Competitive Exam and National Services by Dr. Samrat Jadhav, Dental Awareness by Dr. Shilpa Vaishampayan and Dr. Anupam, Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat by Ms. Gurpreet Kaur, Sex Education by Dr. Arun Ranade, etc. Some of the guests who graced us with their presence in the camp for guiding students were Dr. Gajanan Wader (Principal of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science), Mr. Diwakar Kadam (Area coordinator of N.S.S.), Mr. Dyaneshwar Suresh Patil (Nagarsevak of adopted village), Mr. Suresh Patil & Mr. Sandesh Kumar Patil (Principal, Z.P. School, Ghot gaon). There were also some important people working in the department of Panvel Municipal Corporation who came to the camp to share their experiences and knowledge on Cleanliness management with their volunteers. The overall environment of the camp was disciplined and well structured. It was rich in practical knowledge and experience which introduced human skills into students. The camp was conscious of not exploiting the resources of the village and keeping the villager’s consent as higher consideration. It was as a whole a fruitful experience for the college students and a helping hand for the residents of the village with the guidance and active involvement of all the Guests.
World Aids Day observed annually on 3rd December, 2019 is dedicated to raising awareness to the Aids pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection.
The N.S.S. Unit observed this day by involving young students in the awareness campaign. The volunteers actively participated in spreading awareness and believe that the future generation has the ability to sensitize others and prevent spread of HIV.
The NSS volunteers carrying placards took part in the rally to create awareness among the public and youth on HIV/AIDS. The rally began from college to Panvel.
The NSS unit in association with Maharashtra Police Boys Company paid tribute to the security personnel killed in the Mumbai terror attacks on 26th November, 2019. On the 11th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, we remember everyone who lost their lives and mourn with their families. A grateful nation salutes the security personnel who made the supreme sacrifice.
National Service Scheme of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel organized the celebration of Constitution Day on 26th November, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the college campus. Prof. Gurpreet Kaur Kalsa, Pillai College Arts, Commerce & Science, delivered an informative speech about constitution of India. Total 120 NSS volunteers were present for the programme.
Komal Shinde of T.Y.B.Com was identified and recognized for her outstanding services in community and announced the NSS Best Volunteer Award from Raigad District. The objective of this Award is to recognize and reward outstanding contributions towards voluntary community service.
N.S.S. unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science and Railway Protection Force lead by Inspector General and Senior Police Force jointly conducted Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan program on 23th September, 2019 at Panvel Railway Station. NSS Volunteers engaged in cleaning the Panvel Railway Station and also generated cleanliness awareness among the masses.
Navi Mumbai Colleges Association is an initiative of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel to promote cooperation among neighboring colleges with a view of improving the quality of higher education in the region. As per the discussion on collaborative non-academic activities to be conducted under the banner of NMCA, an awareness program on Drug Menace was initiated. The NSS unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel in association with NMCA and Asha ki kiran Foundation hosted Antidrug awareness Program on 29th August, 2019 at 11.00 a.m. Mr Ajay Kadam ACP, Crime Branch along with his team visited our campus and was one of the key speaker of the event. Students and Faculty from Vispute, Barns, Pillai HOC College and CKT College participated in the event. This is the first mega collaborative activity under NMCA and all member colleges benefited by the event.