NSS Activities 2022-23

De-Addiction or Vyasan Mukti NSS Rally

De-Addiction or Vyasan Mukti NSS Rally

Name of the Event De-Addiction or Vyasan Mukti NSS Rally on 1st October, 2022 (University Level Project)
Organized byThe NSS Cell, University of Mumbai
Objective of the
session
To celebrate Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti
Date & Time of the Program1st October, 2022 - 2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Participants14 MNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com.
6 girls
8 boys
No. of Beneficiary 14 students who participated in the rally benefited from this event.

F.Y.B.Com. NSS Leader Suman Singh led the 1st October, 2022 De-Addiction or Vyasan Mukti NSS Rally. NSS volunteers of the college reported to Azad Maidan at 2.30 p.m. sharp. From here they started on their De-Addiction or Vyasan Mukti NSS Rally to Gateway of India. NSS volunteers from most of the colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai had participated in this mega rally. The crowd was well organized and they moved in college squads energetically through the roads leading to the Gateway of India.

The volunteers were dressed in white and black and carried the college NSS banner with them. They were given masks to wear to attract the attention of the passers-by. They shouted slogans on De-Addiction or Vysan Mukti and called for a healthy and fit youth of India. A person free from substance abuse is a responsible citizen and a true patriot!

The students walked briskly and shouted slogans of Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindustan Hamar, Jai Jawan Jai Kisan, Jai Hind, Vande Mataram. They were full of joy as they walked through the thick traffic attracting the attention of passers by. The police personnel steered the rally through the busy streets and ensured that they moved smoothly spreading the message of the joy and jubilation of 75 years of Indian Independence. Their message was De-Addiction.

Though the route was long, students walked on joyfully and did not feel the exhaustion of the journey. The students completed the rally and assembled at their destination, the Gateway of India. Here they had their refreshments, sang the national anthem and then dispersed.

NSS Blood Donation Camp - A National Level Mega Blood Donation Drive

NSS Blood Donation Camp – A National Level Mega Blood Donation Drive

Name of the Event NSS Blood Donation Camp 17th September, 2022. A National Level Mega Blood Donation Drive
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai 71, joined the Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad in organizing a Blood Donation Camp on 17th September, 2022 at Ghatkopar Metro Station from 9.00am to 5.30pm
Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank was the facilitator for this camp.
Objective of the sessionBlood Donation Camp - Collection of maximum units of blood was the objective of this camp. “Donate blood to save lives'' was the slogan.
Contact PersonMs. Ashwini P.R.O.
Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank, Mumbai
Date & Time of the Program17th September, 2022 Time: 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Venue Ghatkopar Metro Station - overbridge.
No. of Participants25 NSS volunteers, 10 girls and 15 boys
NGOs partnering for the projectAkhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad and Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank partnered with MNDC NSS Units to conduct the event.
No. of Blood Units CollectedNo. of Blood Units Collected

The NSS unit of the college partnered with Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad and Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank to organize a Blood Donation Camp at the Ghatkopar metro station. This was a National level project. A Mega Blood Donation Drive to collect maximum blood units from across all states of India.

Ms. Ashwini, Public Relations Officer, Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank, Mumbai coordinated with us to organize the event.

Volunteers reported to the venue at 9.00am along with NSS Programme Officer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lata Krishnan. Teams were formed and the volunteers got busy with registration of donors, announcement desk, refreshment counter, guiding and ushering donors through the procedure of blood donation, promoting the blood donation camp by moving into the metro station, talking to train passengers and inviting them to donate blood.

Asst. Prof. Tushar Pawar joined the team in the afternoon to oversee the progress at the camp.

151 blood units were collected at the blood donation camp.

The NSS Volunteers worked sincerely and enthusiastically. Tea and snacks were given to blood donors and the team of organizers.

The Rajawadi Hospital Blood Bank and Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad awarded a certificate of appreciation to the volunteers, Programme Officers and NSS Unit of the college, which the NSS Leader Lekraj Dolpuriya, Tasmiya Shaikh and Programme Officer Tushar Pawar received along with the team of volunteers. It was a moment of joy and gratification of a NSS Blood Donation Camp successfully completed.

NSS Ganpati Visarjan Duty

NSS Ganpati Visarjan Duty

Name of the Event NSS Ganpati Visarjan Duty
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionTo assist police force in traffic management during 3 days of Ganpati idol immersion / visarjan on 4th, 6th and 9th of September, 2022
Date & Time of the Program Sunday 4th September, Tuesday 6th September and Friday 9th September, 2022 from 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com.
No. of Participants25 volunteers. 15 boys and 10 girls
No. of Beneficiary 25 students participated in this event, 15 boys and 10 girls.

The NSS volunteers reported to PI Darade of Chembur Police station, Basant Park, Chembur Mumbai on Sunday 4th September, 2022 at 2.00 p.m.. They were asked to wait in the police station and later guided to the Teen Talav pond opposite Acres Club, Chembur, Mumbai. The students guided the vehicle traffic and pedestrians, groups of people carrying Ganesh Idols to the entrance of Teen Talav pond. The area was kept free of traffic jams and the volunteers played their role of assisting the police staff in traffic regulation, very well.

Police force ensured that only small groups of volunteers took to the road to regulate traffic as they wanted to reduce footfall in that area. Many NSS volunteers from different colleges in the vicinity had gathered for traffic regulation duty and the police team did a good job of sending in only the team of volunteers required from time to time. All the 25 volunteers of our college got an opportunity to regulate traffic and assist in the Ganpati Visarjan activity on 3 busy days of Ganpati Visarjan, Sunday 4th September, Tuesday 6th September and Friday 9th September, 2022 from 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m..

NSS Beach Cleaning - Worli Patti

NSS Beach Cleaning – Worli Patti

Name of the Event NSS Beach Cleaning - Worli Patti on 17th September, 2022. A Nation-wide Coastal CleanUp Drive- Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai 71, joined My Green Society and other NSS Units of colleges in Mumbai on 17th September, 2022 at Worli beach (Worli patti) for the mega naton initiative of coastline cleaning. Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar
Objective of the sessionTo clean the coastline, Worli Patti and join in the world initiative to clean the coastline.
Date & Time of the Program17th September, 2022 Time: 7.00 a.m. - 9.00 a.m.
Venue Worli beach
No. of Participants22 NSS volunteers, 7 girls and 15 boys
NGO Partnering for the ProjectMy Green Society
Quantity of Plastic waste and other waste collected in Kilograms261 Kgs of waste was collected.

The NSS unit of the college partnered with My Green Society and other NSS Units of colleges in Mumbai to participate in a Bleach Cleaning Project at Worli Beach – Worli Patti, the section allotted to us for cleaning of the coastline. This project is a nation-wide initiative where citizens have come together and taken the responsibility to clean their sections of the coastline. This is a part of the Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar initiative.

T.Y.B.Com. student Rahul Sukhdev led a team of 22 MNDC NSS volunteers to participate in the Beach Cleaning Project on 17th September, 2022.

Volunteers reported to the venue at 7.00am to the Worli Beach and collected plastic waste and other waste from 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.. They wore gloves and deposited the waste in bin bags. The waste collected by the NSS volunteers was weighed. 261 kilograms of waste was collected. The organizers commanded the volunteers for their efforts. Refreshments were served to all the volunteers at the end of the project.

An online form was filled up by the participants and all the participants received certificates for their participation in the Beach Cleaning Project.

Blood Donation Camp

NSS Blood Donation Camp

Name of the Event NSS Blood Donation Camp
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai 71,
J. J. Hospital Blood Bank was the facilitator for this camp
Objective of the sessionBlood Donation Camp - Collection of maximum units of blood was the objective of this camp.
Contact PersonMs. Neeta Dange, P.R.O. J. J. Hospital Blood Bank
Date & Time of the Program30th July, 2022 Time: 3.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
VenueGround Floor Multipurpose Hall of the college campus.
No. of Participants25 NSS volunteers joined the team of 8 members from Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals Blood Bank, Byculla in organizing a Blood Donation Camp.

A team of 8 members comprising of 2 Doctors 5 medical technicians and one PRO Ms. Neeta Dange arrived at the college campus at 2.30pm. NSS PO Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lata Krishnan and Asst. Prof. Tushar Pawar with 25 NSS Volunteers greeted Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals Blood Bank team and got busy making arrangements for the Blood donation drive. Beds were set up, registration counter, Doctor’s counter, Certificated Desk, Refreshments corner were all set up and manned by the NSS volunteers and Blood Bank Team members. NSS volunteers called their friends and relatives and alumni students to donate blood. Teachers and non-teaching staff in the campus too were informed about the start of the blood donation camp. The volunteers helped in registering donors and facilitating the process of blood donation. Volunteers made announcements promoting the Blood Donation Camp. Both the NSS programme officers Asst. Prof. Tushar Pawar and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lata Krishnan joined the volunteers in this blood donation camp and motivated the volunteers to participate enthusiastically.

Students from College, alumni of college, friends and outsiders visited the camp and volunteered to donate blood.

35 units of blood were collected.

The NSS Volunteers worked sincerely and enthusiastically. Tea and snacks were given to blood donors and the team of organizers.

NSS Leaders Lekhraj Dholpuri, Jayshree Balotiya, Tasmiya Shaikh, Shivani Gupta led the event. A certificate was awarded to the college by Sir J. J. Hospital Blood Camp. Principal Dr. Eknath Zhrekar received the certificate on behalf of the NSS Unit of the college.

It was a moment of joy and gratification of a NSS Blood Donation Camp successfully completed.

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav – NSS Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Name of the Event Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionCelebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by collecting plastic dry waste from the streets of Mumbai- NSS Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Date & Time of the ProgramSaturday 13th August, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
No. of Participants155 students participated in the event.
65 boys and 90 girls
No. of Beneficiary155 students participating in the NSS Swachh Bharat Abhiyan benefited from this event.

NSS volunteers, students of the degree college, and students of the Junior college gathered in front of the college building at 3:30 p.m. on 13th August, 2022. The NSS Rally was combined with the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan. The NSS Leaders had carried with them gloves and bin bags to collect dry waste, plastic waste from the streets of Chembur Mumbai.

While at the rally, a group of NSS volunteers engaged in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Groups of students took turns to pick up plastic waste using gloves.

The rally started from Sion Trombay Road, moved into Thakkar Bappa Colony and through Siddharth Colony and back to Chembur Naka.

While walking in the rally the students picked up dry waste from Sion Trombay Road, Thakkar Bappa Colony and Siddharth colony.

The students completed the rally and assembled at the ground floor multipurpose hall. The dry waste collected was disposed of in the college campus dust bin. The Swachch Bharat Abhiyan was successfully conducted.

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav – NSS Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign

Name of the Event Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionCelebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by distributing the Indian flag to people to hoist in their homes, palaces of work, vehicles etc. - Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign
Date & Time of the ProgramSaturday 13th August, 2022 from 4.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
No. of Participants155 students participated in the event.
65 boys and 90 girls
No. of Beneficiary155 students participating in the Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign benefited from this event.

NSS volunteers, students of the degree college, and students of the Junior college gathered in front of the college building at 3:30 p.m. on 13th August, 2022. The NSS Rally was combined with the Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign. The NSS Leaders had collected 100 Indian flags free of cost from the BMC Office, Chembur, Mumbai.

The rally started in Sion Trombay Road, moved into Thakkar Bappa Colony and through Siddharth Colony and back to Chembur Naka.

While walking in the rally the students distributed flags to the shopkeepers and residents of Thakkar Bappa Colony and Siddharth colony. They asked the recipients to put up the flag in their houses, shops, and vehicles to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Students were happy to distribute the Indian flags and the people receiving the flags were filled with joy, receiving the Indian flag.

The students completed the rally and assembled at the ground floor multipurpose hall. All the flags were distributed to people around the rally in houses and shops, students, teachers and non-teaching staff of the college. The Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign was successfully conducted.

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Rally

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav – NSS Rally

Name of the Event Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Rally
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionCelebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
Date & Time of the ProgramSaturday 13th August, 2022 from 4.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
No. of Participants155 students participated in the event.
65 boys and 90 girls
No. of Beneficiary155 students who participated in the rally benefited from this event.

NSS volunteers, students of the degree college, and students of the Junior college gathered in front of the college building at 3:30pm on 13th August, 2022. They followed a colour code for dressing. Few were dressed in white, some wore orange shirts or kurtas and others wore green shirts or kurtas. Few students came dressed in blue shirts or kurtas. This colour code was decided to represent the colours of the Indian flag.

Flags were distributed to the students who carried sticks with them. 20 placards were made on the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav theme. Students lined up in height order and formed two squads. The NSS banner was held in the front of the squad. Teachers and leaders walked besides the squad. One police personnel joined the rally that started at 4:00 p.m. sharp from the Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, College Campus.
The route was through Sion Trombay Road to Thakkar Bappa Colony, through Siddharth Colony and back to Chembur Naka, College campus.

The students walked briskly and shouted slogans of Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindustan Hamar, Jai Jawan Jai Kisan, Jai Hind, Vande Mataram. They were full of joy as they walked through the thick traffic attracting the attention of passers by. The police personnel steered the rally through the busy streets and ensured that they moved smoothly spreading the message of the joy and jubilation of 75 years of Indian Independence.

Though the route was long, students walked on joyfully and did not feel the exhaustion of the journey. On the way they distributed flags to the shopkeepers and residents of Thakkar Bappa Colony and Siddharth colony. Students picked up plastic bags and participated in cleaning the streets of Chembur.

The students completed the rally and assembled at the ground floor multipurpose hall. Here they had their refreshments, sang the national anthem and then dispersed to the classes for lectures.

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - Extempore Event

NSS Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav – Extempore Event

Name of the Event Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - NSS Extempore Event
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionCelebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
Date & Time of the ProgramFriday 12th August, 2022 from 8.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
No. of Participants35 students. 15 boys and 20 girls participated in the NSS Extempore Event
No. of Beneficiary35 students who participated in the Extempore event benefited from this event.

The NSS leaders gathered in the ground floor multipurpose hall and made arrangements for the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Extempore Event.

35 students participated in the Extempore Event. They spoke for a minute each with a lot of feelings about freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Rani Laxmibai, Bhagat Sigh, Chandrashekhar Azad, Subhash Chandra Bose and others and their sacrifices for Indian Independence.

The evening was spent well and the sacrifices of freedom fighters were fondly remembered with a lot of reverence. The NSS volunteers were happy to participate in the event.

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - Poster & Rangoli Making

NSS Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav – Poster & Rangoli Making

Name of the Event NSS Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav - Poster & Rangoli Making
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionCelebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
Date & Time of the ProgramFriday 12th August, 2022 from 4.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of F.Y.B.Com. S.Y.B.Com and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college, Junior College students of the college.
No. of Participants45 students. 14 boys and 31 girls for Poster Making Event
10 students, 4 boys and 6 girls for Rangoli Making Event
No. of Beneficiary55 students who participated in the poster making and Rangoli making event benefited from this event.

The NSS leaders gathered in the ground floor multipurpose hall and made arrangements for the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Poster Making and Rangoli making event. The NSS banner was put up and the stationery, crayons, pastels, pencils, felt pens were distributed among the participants along with the paper for poster making.

The participants were engrossed in making their sketches and colouring bright beautiful images of freedom fighters, the Indian National Flag, the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav theme image and images that inspire and ignite love for the nation. A sketch of Bhagat Singh made by a volunteer looked very impressive.

The rangoli-making event was flagged off by the NSS Programme Officers. Space was allotted to every participant around the pillars of the hall in the ground floor multipurpose hall of the college. Students had brought their own material and started with the rangoli making process.

All the participants were engrossed in making images and were at their creative best. The hall was being decorated and the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav main banner was put up. The air was filled with excitement and joy. Teachers and students walked around and appreciated the efforts of the participants. At 6.00pm the posters were collected. Group photographs were taken of all the participants. The posters made by students were put up in the hall for all to see in the last period at 8:15 p.m..

Tree Plantation Project

NSS Tree Plantation Project

Name of the Event NSS Tree Plantation Project on 23rd July, 2022
Organized byThe NSS Unit of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai
Objective of the sessionTree Plantation - To plant trees and help save the environment
Date & Time of the ProgramSaturday 23rd July, 2022 from 6.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
ParticipantsMNDC NSS volunteers of S.Y.B.Com. and T.Y.B.Com., Non- NSS students of the college and 2 Programme Officers
No. of Participants52 students (29 boys and 23 females)
Partnered withMs. Freya Palia, Our Town PremiumVilla Property Developers, Khardi, Thane
No. of Beneficiary462

52 NSS Volunteers, 29 boys and 23 girls with 2 Programme Officers Asst. Prof. Tushar Pawar and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lata Krishnan took the 7.15 a.m. train from Kurla to reach Khardi, at 9.15 a.m. The team of students entered the premises of Our Town and reached the reception area. After Tea and breakfast the team walked to the location designated for tree plantation. 50 plants were distributed to the students. Neem, Gulmohar, Badam, Temple Tree, Rain Tree, Eucalyptus and Bamboo saplings were distributed to students. Two teams were made and the tree plantation took place parallely in two areas. One team was monitored by NSS Programme Officer Asst. Prof. Tushar Pawar and the other team was monitored by NSS Programme Officer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lata Krishnan. Gardner Mr. Sadhu and Manager Mr. Bhagwan facilitated the tree plantation activity. 50 trees were donated by Ms. Freya Palia of Our Town, Khardi. The trees will be nurtured and taken care of by the gardeners of Our Town. Tree plantation photographs were taken with the NSS Banner and College banner.

After the tree plantation activity the volunteers assembled to thank the hosts, manager Mr. Bhagwan, gardener Mr. Sadhu, kitchen staff and Ms. Freya Palia for their contribution and support to the NSS Tree Plantation Project. Students returned to Chembur at 6.30 p.m.

The NSS Tree Plantation project was a grand success.