NSS 2016

PAN Card Registration Camp

Date : 26th and 27th October 2016

Time : 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Venue : St. John College Of Engineering and Management

St. John Technical Campus – NSS Units and UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited, Dahanu jointly organised PAN Card Registration Camp for all Teaching, Non-Teaching staff and College students on 26th and 27th October 2016 at St. John Technical Campus, Palghar.

A total of 38 students availed the services of PAN Card Registration successfully. The main objective of this PAN Card Registration camp was to help students and staff of the campus to get their PAN Card which will help them to prove their identity in various organizations such as government departments and Banks.

 Mrs. Gayatri Prabhu (Branch In-Charge, UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited, Dahanu) conducted the Registration Camp. She guided all Students and staff for PAN Card registration. The NSS volunteers of St. John College of Humanities and Sciences, Ms. Manisha Sharma & Ms. Alsaba Bapal co-ordinated this event.

 St, John Technical Campus provides a good platform for staff and students to make them aware of the necessary Govt. documents required for various use. The PAN Card is an important document which is required for many transactions in the banks and also it serves as a valid photo ID proof.

Voter ID Registration Camp

Date : 7th October 2016

Time : 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue : St. John College Of Engineering and Management , Palghar

St. John Technical Campus – NSS Units and Election Department, Palghar District, jointly organised Voter ID Registration Camp for all Teaching, Non-Teaching staff and College students on 7th October 2016 from 11 am onwards at St. John Technical Campus, Palghar.

A total of 37 local students availed the services of Voter ID Registration successfully and a total of 82 new registration forms were distributed to students of areas other than Palghar ( residing at Virar, Vasai, Dahanu & Boisar). The main objective of this Voter ID Registration camp was to help students and staff of the campus to get their Voter ID card which will enable them to vote in future elections.

Mr. Dalvi (Nayab Tehsildar, Election Department, Palghar) was present along with his office assistant for this registration Camp. He guided all Students and staff about voter ID registration. He also explained different formats of the Election forms and supporting documents required for the registration.

Mr. Sachin Urade (NSS Programme Officer, St. John College of Engineering and Management) addressed the gathering. He congratulated the NSS Volunteers of SJCEM, SJIPR, SJCHS for organising the well-planned Voter ID registration camp. He thanked Mr. Dalvi and his team (Election Department, Palghar) for their support.

St. John Technical Campus believes that organizing such camps will help our students to know about the documentation required and in turn students are expected to spread awareness with the public and encourage them to register themselves and be part of our democratic system.

International Yoga Day – Awareness Programme

Date : 21st June 2016

Time : 2: 30 pm To 4:00 pm

St. John Technical and Educational Campus celebrated International Yoga day with Teaching and Non- Teaching staff on 21.06.2016 in MMS hall. Mr. Sachin Urade - NSS Co-ordinator, St. John Technical and Educational Campus, Palghar – NSS Units (Engineering & Pharmacy) arranged the resource person. The programme started at 2:30pm. 50 teaching and non-teaching staff participated in the programme. The programme was conducted by Dr. Aneel Morey and he was accompanied by his assistants Ms. Shweta Patil and Nirma More.

Dr. Aneel Morey: He has done B.A.M.S, M.A, Certificate and diploma courses in yoga. Dr. Aneel Morey has worked as Medical Yoga Consultant and lecturer in yoga, for the past 32 years. He has delivered hundreds of lectures related to yoga in different schools, societies, Medical Associations, Medical colleges, Banks, etc. He has also worked for 6 years as Head of Department in Mumbai for yoga. He has worked both in rural & urban areas of Maharashtra. At present, he is running Ambika Yogic Health Centre and practicing as a Family Physician at Alyali, Palghar.

The programme started with a welcome and introductory speech by Mr. Sachin Urade. Thereafter Dr. Aneel Morey enlightened the staff about benefits of yoga if started at an early age. He said that yoga is good for staff in increasing concentration, stamina, immunity, improved memory & balanced brain hemisphere. Practicing yoga can make one preserve and control his / her health.

International Yoga Day has a protocol to be followed and Dr. Aneel Morey too followed the same. He started the yoga session with a prayer which was recited by Teaching and Non- Teaching staff. Before reciting the prayer he made the staff understand the meaning of the prayer. After prayer one minute of meditation was practiced, where the staff were asked to concentrate on their breathing.

Dr. Aneel Morey spread awareness on yoga with below mentioned Sukshama Vyayama Methods:

1) Bending of neck: BENEFITS:

a) Backward and Forward (Good effect on Nervous system.)

b) Left and Right (Flexible spine.)

c) Twisting of the neck (Good for Patient suffering from Blood Pressure and heart disease.)

d) Rotation of the neck (Good for Thyroid gland and tonsillitis.)

2) Sitting on Knees

3) Twisting of spine

4) Tadasana

5) Vrukshasana

6) Padahastasana

7) Ardhachakrasana

8) Bhadrasana

9) Vajrasana

10) Ustrasana

11) Shashankasana

12) Vakrasana

13) Bhujangasana

14) Ardhalasana

15) Makarasana

16) Pavanmuktasana

17) Shravasana

18) Kapalbhati

After the above yoga asanas, Dr. Aneel Morey asked the staff to meditate for 5 minutes .

The Yoga Day celebration ended with Vote of thanks by Mr. Anil D’Sa. Dr. Ashok Dhale presented mementos to Dr. Aneel Morey and his team and thanked them for helping us gain knowledge and importance of yoga in our life.

All staff appreciated the yoga awareness session. They found the information and the knowledge given by Dr. Aneel Morey beneficial for their health and mind.

World Environment Day – Tree Plantation at Shirgaon Village

Date:1st July 2016

Participants: Third Year Students of SJCET and Second Year Students of SJCHS (NSS Units).

The NSS Units of St. John College of Engineering and Technology (SJCET) and St. John College of Humanities and Sciences (SJCHS), had participated in a Tree Plantation Drive which was organized by the Forest Department of Palghar District. The Orientation session and Practical Demonstration was held on 1st July 2016 at Shirgaon Beach, Palghar(W).

Forty (40) students and two teachers attended this drive. The objective of this tree plantation was to create awareness about “Save Nature – Save Future”. Tree plantation aims to save environment, afforestation and make the surrounding clean and green through a major Tree Plantation Activity.

An Orientation speech was given by Mr. Nandkishor Kupte (Chief Assistant Conservator Officer, Forest Department of Palghar). Mr. Kupte and Students groups of various colleges shared their views about the importance of tree plantation for a greener India.

Volunteers from different colleges of Palghar District and Mumbai had participated in this event. The volunteers were mostly from the NSS units, NCC units, Zoology and Botanical Departments.

Volunteers planted Casuarina Trees (Suruchi trees) on the coast of Shirgaon Beach. Volunteers planted a total number of 1260 saplings at Shirgaon Beach. The Forest Department workers taught us the techniques of how to plant and water the young saplings. Mr. Kishor Shinde (PSI, Satpati Branch) also supported and encouraged us by sharing his views on planting trees to save environment.

St. John Technical and Educational Campus believes that organizing such drive is very important in our area to create awareness and this in turn will lead the students to care for their environment.

Mr. Crystal Nadar (Volunteer-Engineering NSS Unit) proposed a vote of thanks and thanked Mr. Nandkishor Kupte, and his team at forest department in making the tree plantation drive a grand success.

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