N.S.S. unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science in association with Lions Club organized Blood Donation Camp in Panvel Railway Station on 6th October, 2018. NSS volunteers played a key role in spreading awareness about the event to the public. At the end of the day over 98 blood bottles were collected and given to J. J. Hospital, J. J. Mahanagar blood bank, Byculla and State Blood Transfusion Council, Govt. of Maharashtra.
On 2nd October, 2018 Computer Association had organised a social event for the kids living in the orphanage named ASHALAYA (RAYS OF HOPE MINISTRIES) in Kharghar on the most important topic that the kids mus understand i.e bad habits which is one of the most commonly spreading things in between the teenagers.
Our CA members had organised a very beautiful social event for the kids which comprised of dance performance prepared by our ca members,also a song was sung nad a skit to make the kids aware about the bad habits which they should be away from when they reach their teenage years.
There was so much of excitement among the kids that made the CA members so much happy that they dance with the kids and spent some really joyfull time with the kids.Even the orphanage authorities were so happy by watching these kids laugh and have fun.There were so many toys and games in the orphanage that the CA members and the kids played together with those toys and also the kids danced with dance team. In the end the kids wanted to spend some more time with our CA members but they didn’t had that much time so they left with the promise of coming back again.
Donating blood is a habit among the Pillai family and we have many examples where all students, teaching and non-teaching fraternity donate blood every year with much fervor and zeal. The National Service Scheme unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science boasted highest number of blood bottles collected and donated over the past few years.
This year the mega blood donation camp was organized in association with Lions Club of Millennium on 29th August, 2018 and collected 548 bottles of blood.
Out of the collected bottles 87 bottles were given to TATA hospital, 157 to Nair Hospital, 136 to Wadia Hospital and 168 to St. George Hospital. The listed hospitals are some of the renowned hospitals of Mumbai.
The NSS unit conducted the Blood Donation camp in the college campus by creating awareness amongst the students and teachers. For this philanthropic cause, NSS unit of Pillai College received a felicitation from University of Mumbai.
The NSS unit of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science Received first in Raigad in Blood Donation. Celebrating this philanthropic feature of the N.S.S. Unit, The Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai Dr. Suhas Pednekar, Mr. B. S. Bidve Programme Coordinator, University of Mumbai and Mr. Deepak Chaudary District Governor, Lions Club of Millennium felicitated Prof. Shabab Rizvi for the achievement.
The Arts and Media Association of Pillai College organised a Social Activity on 21st August, 2018. The students of B.M.M. department distributed books and stationery to the kids of the Orphanage Kamal Arnav Charitable Trust located in New Panvel.
Students of the college exclusively took the efforts of making beautiful handmade books from unused pages for the students. The social activity was a pretty interactive one where the kids sang songs, recited poems, talked to the students, danced to songs and enjoyed and lot. The kids were very playful and comfortable around the students and extremely happy to receive the books and stationery. The kids and the members of the Orphanage were very cooperative. The activity ended with the kids’ smiling faces and promises to come back. It was indeed a memorable day for everyone.
The Marathi Vangmay Mandal of PCACS conducted a Social Activity on 16th August, 2018. Marathi Vangmay Mandal is formed to inculcate and grow Marathi literature among students. The activity was conducted in a Zilla Parishad School located in Sukhapur, Panvel. The volunteers of the committee performed a skit on health and hygiene for students aged between 5 to 14 years. A group of 8 boys performed a skit on health, diet and nutrition for primary students. A group of 6 girls performed a skit on the menstrual cycle for female students aged 10 to 14 years. The language chosen was Marathi. The visual sketch was beneficial for the students to make them aware of the topics like health, diet and nutrition. It was an interesting activity in which the students showed their keen interest.
The Department of Bachelor’s of Commerce organised a Social Activity on Organ Donation on Tuesday, 7th August, 2018. This event was conducted in association with the Rotary Club and Rotary Club Midtown. The session was arranged by District Governor, Shailesh Palekar. He addressed the gathering regarding the importance of ‘Organ Donation’ in India and how we are lacking in this aspect as a nation. The session took place in the College Auditorium. Around 240 students and faculty members attended the event.
The highlight of this event was that it created a new record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the highest amount of registrations for organ donation, which turned out to be 21,168.
The Members of Mathematics and Statistics Association conducted a Social Activity on Thursday, 19th July, 2018.
The students and teacher coordinator of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science visited the Jeevan Jyothi Trust Primary School to teach basic Mathematics to the underprivileged students. In order to interact with them, activity like Hands-on Maths was conducted. Students actively participated in it with full enthusiasm. The Activity concluded with the distribution of crayons and snacks to them. Over all, it was an interactive session and the school staff members were contended with it.
Jeevan Jyothi Trust Primary School is located in the slums near the Panvel Railway Station. It has around forty students belonging to the age group of 3 – 8 years.
The Computer Association of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science organised a Social Activity on 14th July, 2018. The event was organised to create awareness about the recent ban on the usage of plastics.
The event was held in Dyanjyoti Savitribai Phule School, which is a government school. The principal of the school was considerate, co-operative and patient, which was highly appreciated.
The classrooms and the school environment gave everyone a hit of nostalgia. The excited and supportive children and their bright faces gave the Pillai College students, the much needed confidence. The event was highly interesting, engaging and interactive. The children had a lot of fun and didn’t miss any chance to enjoy every bit of it.
There was a short quiz set up with cloth bags as prizes to give out the ‘No Plastic’ message and there were sweets for all.
The event concluded with the plantation of a few saplings, sweet smiles and happy memories.
The Arts and Media Association of the B.M.M. Department organized a Social Activity on 2nd July, 2018. The female students of S.Y. and T.Y. B.M.M. paid a visit to a municipal corporation school in the vicinity of the college named, Gyan Jyoti Savitribai Phule School, New Panvel.
It is a vernacular medium school, so the language that was chosen by the speakers was Marathi for the students’ understanding and comfort. The workshop was on the topic, ‘Menstrual Hygiene’ for the female students in grade six and seven. The speakers guided them on various topics such as puberty, menstrual cycle, personal hygiene, sex education, good and bad touch.
Charts were prepared by the students of T.Y. B.M.M. to illustrate the topics for a better understanding of the students. At the end of the workshop, sanitary pads were distributed to the students. It was an interactive session where the students answered the questions of the speakers.