Seven day special camp of NSS concludes at PU

250 volunteers from India and Afghanistan participated 

Seven day special camp of NSS concludes at PU

Chandigarh: Seven Day NSS Special Camp themed on Save Environmentconcluded in the presence of Chief Guest Prof. Shankarji Jha, Dean of University Instructions and guests of honour Prof. Ronki Ram, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Prof. Emanual Nahar, Dean Student Welfare. The camp had participation of 250 volunteers from not only 7 different states but also from Afghanistan, who were 9 in total. 

Dr. Navdeep Sharma, Programme Coordinator, NSS Panjab University thanked the guests and programme officers for their valuable time and volunteers for their constant dedication and regularity in the camp. NSS volunteers who received positions at various national and state level events like RD parade, national integration camp, national youth festival were honoured during the day by the dignitaries. The camp included a series of sessions, lectures, rallies, cleanliness drives and interactive talks by eminent professors, police personnel and social workers. Some of the sessions included meditation session led by Ms. Baljit Kaur, Research Scholar, Department of Gandhian and Peace Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, informative-cum-rejoicing session by Dr. Jeesu Jaskanwar Singh,from Department of Education, USOL, Panjab University, session on oral health and hygiene by Dr. Ikreet Singh Bal from Institute of Dental Sciences, Panjab University, session on conserving environment by Prof. Neelam Grover, Department of Geography, USOL, Panjab University and a session on Blood Stem Cell Transplant by Mrs.  Anuradha Tandon from DATRI organisation. 

A total of 100 NSS volunteers registered themselves with DATRI for being potential stem cell donors during this session.  The camp also had special lectures on self defence by the Head Constable Sanjay Malik and Constable Ms. Pooja Mehak from SWAYAM team of Women and Child Support Unit, Chandigarh, Disaster Management by Mr. Satpal Singh, Sub-Fire officer and Mr. Sushil Kumar leading fireman from fire station Sector-11, Chandigarh and Health screening session in association with OJAS, Super speciality hospital, Panchkula. 

A cultural evening on the theme Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat was organised to celebrate India’s Unity in Diversity in which students from Afghanistan and various states shared their experiences. Valedictory function had performances like music-cum-dance based yoga performance, Skit on Save Environment, group natti, group bhangra and solo singing. Dr. Navdeep Sharma thanked all the volunteers and programme officers Officers Dr. Purva Mishra, Dr.Manjushri Sharma, Dr. Gurmeet Kaur, Dr.Navneet Kaur, Dr. Sucha Singh and Dr. Upneet Kaur Mangat for their contribution in successful completion of the camp.