The NSS unit in association with YGPT – Youth for Global Peace and Transformation organized a Session on “Understanding Uncertainty” on 13th July, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. on Zoom platform and the speaker for the session was Ms. Anuradha Bhatkar.
The objective of the session was to enable the students to understand- What is Uncertainty? What is Fear and what is the impact of Fear? How can Uncertainty be managed? Understanding the root cause of Uncertainty and How to overcome it. It was an informative session. Students, Faculty members and the NSS volunteers attended the session.
The N.S.S. Unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science jointly with Patanjali Yog Samiti organized online yoga camp on 24th June, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. on Zoom platform. The session was carried under the guidance of a well trained yoga instructor Mr. Ram Palat Yadav, Retd. Lieutenant (Indian Navy) from Jila Prabhari- Patanjali Yog Samiti. The students were made aware about the importance and benefits of yoga. Around 100 volunteers participated with the eagerness to gain an insight about how indispensable yoga is. A number of asanas poses were explained in detail and demonstrated by the speaker and volunteers were made to participate. The focus was on how we can improve our lifestyle by incorporating yoga in our day to day activities and acquire physical, mental and spiritual coordination.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought in its wake an unforeseen mental health crisis. The impact of the pandemic has pushed governments to put measures in place to curb not only the physical health of individuals but their mental health and psychosocial well-being as well. The NSS unit in Association with Mahatma Gandhi National Council for Rural Education (MGNCRE), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India organized an online workshop on “Psychological Support for Covid Pandemic situation (Covid helpers skill for student community) on 17th June, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. on Google meet platform. The speaker of the day was Hon. Smt. Jayashree Jani, (MGNCRE), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The speaker addressed the mechanism to successfully deal with the COVID-19 pandemic by enhancing immunity and mitigating the risk. Faculty members and students from different departments participated and were highly benefitted by the session.
The N.S.S. unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science (Autonomous) in association with the Youth group, Youth for Global Peace and Transformation – YGPT organized a webinar on “Teaching from a Happy Space” on 3rd April, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. The speaker for the session was Mr. Mitra Shankh.
This program focused on the following aspects:
Why and how to keep ourselves happy!
How to deal with challenging situations at work!
How to balance work and personal life!
How to be a happy soul!
All the faculty members participated and were highly benefitted by the session. The session was conducted on the Zoom platform. E-certificates were mailed to the participants after the completion of the program.
The N.S.S. unit in association with Sakshi conducted The Rakshin Project Webinar to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse on 6th February, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Ramya Nisal, special speaker delivered an enlightening presentation. The online session was organized with the aim to equip the NSS POCSOA Champion with the capacity to prevent, prohibit and intervene in instances of sexual offences against children. All the students and faculty members participated and were highly benefitted by the session. At the end of the session students and staff members received e-certificates of participation.
Invited Talk- Prof. Shabab Rizvi
N.S.S. Programme Officer of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science(Autonomous) Prof. Shabab Rizvi was invited as the esteemed speaker for an Orientation Lecture on “Orientation: NSS” at the launch of NSS National Service Scheme Team & Orientation Program at Dr. G.D. Pol Foundation’s Y.M.T. Dental College of Hospital on 28th January, 2021. Prof. Shabab Rizvi guided the students and the Faculty members about the activities and prospects of National Service Scheme. He also oriented and guided them regarding the ideas, mission, vision, activities and processes of NSS and encouraged and motivated the students to join and become members of NSS. The event witnessed an enthusiastic participation. At the end of the session Prof. Shabab Rizvi was felicitated with an Award and Certificate of Appreciation.
Youth Initiative- Know to Grow
The N.S.S. unit in association with the Youth Initiative YGPT – Youth for Global Peace and Transformation conducted a Webinar Workshop on “Know to Grow” on 29th December, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. This session was organized with an aim to enable students discover themselves; understand their real personality, their likes, dislikes and what their dreams are. The session was headed by the special speaker Ms. Anuradha Bhatkar and it was conducted in Zoom platform with a free registration. At the completion of the webinar the registered participants were provided with E-certificates.
On the auspicious account of Indian Constitution Day the N.S.S. unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science (Autonomous) in association with N.S.S., Pillai College of Engineering organized a webinar on “The Preamble – An Overview of Thoughts of Constitution Makers of Constitution of India” on 26th November, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. The Chief Guest of the day was Dr. S.M. Joshi and the special speaker was Ms. Gurpreet Kaur Khalsa, Founder, Gurpreet Kaur Leadership and Development. The session was conducted on the Google meet platform and e-certificates were mailed to all the participants.
The NSS unit jointly with the NGO Youth for Global Peace & Transformation conducted self exploratory workshop on “Discover yourself through strengths & weaknesses. The special speaker of the day was Ms. Anuradha Bhatkar. This interactive session was held on 29th September, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in Zoom. The motivational workshop enabled the participants to understand the process of discovering oneself, how to transform weakness into strengths and utilize strengths to realize infinite potential within. All the students and faculty members participated and were highly benefitted by the session.
The NSS unit in association with Navi Mumbai College Association of PCACS organized a webinar on “Psychological Impact of Covid-19” on 28th August, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The Resource speaker for the webinar was Ms. Hema Subramanium, Freelance counselor and Corporate Trainer. COVID-19, like every other pandemic, has imposed an unprecedented threat to physical and mental and psychological health of the people, across all the age groups. This webinar focused on the required knowledge, attitude and behavior of the people regarding this pandemic and how it influences their depression, anxiety and stress level. The speaker also addressed the mechanism to successfully deal with the COVID-19 pandemic by enhancing immunity and mitigating the risk. Faculty members and students from different departments participated in the webinar.