Social Awareness Programs
Convener: Dr Anjula Bansal
In accordance with the Swachcha Bharat Abhiyaan announced by the Prime Minister and followed by the University of Delhi, Kalindi College made sincere efforts to ensure that the college campus, its infrastructure along with its surroundings and arterial roads remain clean and a consciousness is created to bring a transformational change for cleanliness.
For the purpose, a Core Committee was set up to ensure effective implementation of the objectives of “Swachhata Abhiyaan”. The Core Committee comprised the following members:
1. Dr Anjula Bansal (Convener)
2. Ms Indu Chaudhary (Programme Officer, NSS)
3. Lt. Dr. Arti Singh (Staff Advisor, NCC)
4. Dr. Sunita / Dr. Harvinder Kaur (Staff Advisors, Students’ Union)
5. Dr Ruchi Tyagi (Convener, Sports Committeee)
To cover entire college campus including classrooms, toilets, laboratories, water-tanks, green belt; entrance and exit areas; arterial roads etc., total 18 Sub-Committees of Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff were formed. (List Enclosed).
The Cleanliness Drive was initiated on 29th September, 2014 in compliance of directive from the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of NCT of Delhi.
A Cleanliness drive was initiated by the students of NSS. Posters on cleanliness were displayed inside the college building and in the premises.
Students of NSS assembled in Sangam Parisar to discuss the importance of cleanliness. A presentation was also made by a group of students on the theme.
Plans and preparations were made for the Cleanliness drive. 200 brooms, 50 dusters, detergents were procured. Duties and designated areas were assigned to all sub-committees. Wide campaigning was done to ensure mass participation of staff and students in the Abhiyaan.
Activities began at 9.30 a.m. in the Sangam Parisar
1. Gandhi’s favourite Bhajans were recited by Dr. Baljit Kaur from the Department of Hindi.
2. Street Play, entitled ‘Swachh Bharat ki Aur’ was presented by the students of Raqs, the Street Play Society of the College.
3. Students of NSS unit prepared and displayed Posters depicting and strengthening “Swachhata Abhiyaan”.
4. Under the inspiration and guidance of the Principal, Dr. Anula Maurya, Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff and students took the pledge to keep the Campus, surrounding areas, their homes and neighbourhood clean.
5. As a token of their commitment to the cause, staff and students of the College signed the Oath-Register.
6. Students of NCC and NSS units of the College were sent to participate in the “Swachhata Abhiyaan” of the University of Delhi.
7. “Swachhata Abhiyaan” was initiated from the College-Entrance by the Principal, Vice-Principal, Bursar and the Core-Committee members.
8. Various Sub-Committees undertook the Cleanliness Drive in their respective areas from 10.30 onwards.
9. All the conveners of Sub-Committees submitted the reports of their respective committees describing:
1. The action taken,
2. Problems in their designated areas, and
3. Suggestions for future follow-up
It was resolved by the Core-Committee that to make it a regular activity in the College, Follow-up Cleanliness Drives would be conducted once in every month. It would not only keep the College campus clean, but would also inculcate the habit of cleanliness in the college community of staff and students alike.
Jammu & Kashmir Flood Relief Campaign
Coordinator: Dr. Ruchi Tyagi
As a part of its extension activities, the College organized a relief campaign help people of Jammu & Kashmir flood victims.
Prof. Deenabandhu Sahoo, Chairman, Governing Body, Kalindi College called an emergent meeting of Staff and students of the college on 11-Sep-2014. A core committee and 14 sub-committees were constituted in which teaching and non-teaching staff and students representatives were involved. Banners and Donation Boxes were procured. Prasad Nagar & East Patel Nagar Police Stations were informed about the proposed Rally next day. Approximately 1500-2000 members of staff and students attended the awareness rally, which was held on 12-Sep-214 at 10.30 A.M. under the leadership of Principal. The students of Raqs, the Street Play Committee of the College presented Street Play on the entire rally route. 14 Committees of Staff and Students covered fourteen different areas for collection of relief fund on 12th and 13th October 2014. The areas covered, included: East Patel Nagar, West Patel Nagar, Old Rajendra Nagar, New Rajendra Nagar, Rajendra Place, Tank Road/ Prasad Nagar, Dev Nagar / WEA, Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Rajouri Garden, Tilak Nagar market, Janak Puri District Centre, and Sarojini Nagar market.
In this relief campaign an amount of Rs. 238769/- was collected to purchase food material, mineral water, clothes, blankets, medicines etc. The relief material was packaged and the freight of 5341 kg (or 5.3 tonnes) submitted at the Jammu & Kashmir Relief Center, Jammu and Kashmir House Prithviraj Raj Road, New Delhi.
This Campaign confronted certain problems such as time constraints, security issues of girls students, traffic hazards and to ensure that the relief material reaches in right hands. However, this Campaign created awareness in the community from the college campus to the neighboring areas for sensitizing staff, students and community; alerted the community to be a responsible citizen; and inculcated the habit of saving, sparing and to volunteer among the young students. The Campaign, indeed, exemplified College response and cooperation at the wake of natural calamity.
- Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund
- Rally on Gender Sensitization
- Good Governance Day, 24th December
- National Unity Day, 31st October