Ahmedabad: As per appeal of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat Radio Programme, DAAN UTSAV – JOY OF GIVING week was celebrated during 02-08 OCT ’16 all over India. NSS volunteers of Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC) Chandkheda – Ahmedabad, celebrated this week from 28th Sep to 14th Oct to give their contribution to the society & to bring smile on faces of poor and homeless people.
Inspired by call of the Prime Minister and looking at the social welfare angle, Vice-chanceller of GTU Dr.Rajul Gajjar advised GTU colleges to celebrate this week. In which, happy boxes were placed in college campus and nearby places to collect unused or old clothes, toys, books etc. 2000+ things were collected from college and nearby societies. Collected things were distributed in slum areas to poor and homeless people. With support of students, Professors of VGEC and society members, this event was a great success.
Vice chancellor of GTU and principal of VGEC Dr.Rajul Gajjar inspired all students for this event and expressed hope that similar activities will be continue for social cause. On the other hand, Faculty Head of NSS VGEC Professor Alpesh Dafda said that, “Social service is impactful only if it is done for welfare of every class of society and by this event we wanted to reach out to maximum amount of people”.