The NSS unit of Bhavna Trust College of Commerce & B.Sc. Computer Science, Deonar collected nearly 700 kgs of relief material for the flood victims of the flood affected areas of Kolhapir, Sangli and Satara. The Management, Professors and the Students contributed whole heartedly for the donation drive. No cash donations were accepted ,only relief material in the form of rice bags, toor daal, wheat flour bags, edible oil bags, soaps, biscuits, noodles, milk bags, medicines were collected. During this donation drive Bhavna Trust College of Commerce & B.Sc. Computer Science, Deonar was appointed as collection and storage centre by university of Mumbai NSS department . accordingly all the relief material collected from the colleges of Mumbai Central and Navi Mumbai District were collected and stored in safe custody of the college.
Mumbai Central and Navi Mumbai District under NSS Cell of Mumbai University on 21st August 2019 sent approximately 6000 Kgs relief material to Kurundwad, Shirole, Kolhapur. The relief material included
1. Food grains (Rice, Wheat flour, daal, masala)
4. Dry Foods such as biscuits/chikki/rajgira ladoos
5. Cooking Oil
6. Sanitary pads
The colleges who contributed in this round (in geographical order)
1. Mulund College of Commerce
2. Vaze College
3. Jai Bharat College
4. RA DAV College
5. Shreeram College
6. Sushiladevi Deshmukh College
7. Gurukul College
8. Jhunjhunwala College
9. K J Somaiya College
10. S K Somaiya College
11. Laxmichand Golwala College
12. N. G. Acharya College 13. VES College, Chembur
14. Bhavna Trust College of Commerce & B.Sc. Computer Science
The relief material was collected at the knowledge resource centre of Bhavna Trust College of Commerce & B.Sc. Computer Science. The Hon’ble Chairman of the college Shri. Jayant Bhawsar sir and Principal Prof. Ritu Sharma made excellent arrangements for collection and storage of relief materials and transported to Kolhapur.
The collection was possible due to efforts of students and the Programme Officers of all the colleges. Due to support of Management and Principals of all the colleges, the collection could take place in record time.
The entire collection drive was possible due to guidance and support of Sudhir Puranik Sir, Director NSS. and Area Coordinators Shri. R. Kathiresan, Dr. Ram Bhise, Mrs. Kanchan Lotale, District CoordinatorShri. Nikhil Karkhanis