Activities

Flat foot and Scoliosis screening for school going adolescents

Parul Institute of Physiotherapy in collaboration with Parul Institute of Social Work, under the banner of Social Responsive Cell organized Flat foot and Scoliosis screening for school going adolescent students at Pipaliya High School on 6th Sept, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Approximately 100 students studying from standard VI to IX were screened out of which about 8 students were diagnosed for flatfoot and 12 students were diagnosed for Scoliosis. Further treatment will be given to the diagnosed students in consultation with their parents. Parul Institute of Physiotherapy will conduct similar screening tests for students of other villages of Waghodia district and necessary interventions will be undertaken for the diagnosed children.

Cleanliness Awareness Drive at Villages

The students and faculty members of Parul Polytechnic Institute and Parul Institute of Social Work under the guidance of SRC Team visited two villages namely Kamlapura and Pipaliya of Waghodia district to conduct the cleanliness awareness drive among the villagers on 14th September, 2017. The students had pre surveyed the villages and were aware about the cleanliness issues prevailing among the villagers. The students and faculties organized a rally through the streets of the villages passing through different housing clusters with charts and shouting slogans on cleanliness. The students themselves made various posters in Gujarati language with picturesque images for better understanding of the villagers.
The team also visited the Pipaliya primary school where the school children were demonstrated with the global handwash technique. They also practically practiced the same. They were also taught the importance of proper handwash so as to prevent diseases. The school authorities also actively participated in the drive and appreciated the efforts of the SRC Team.

Computer Literacy Campaigns

Parul Institute of Computer Application under Social Responsive Cell has been organizing Computer Literacy Campaigns by conducting series of sessions with the children of various community schools by giving hands on experience to them. A session was organized with the students of Pipaliya primary and High School, Pipadiya, Waghodia on 6th September, 2016. The students also donated clothes and stationary items to the school children.
Similar sessions were organized for the children of Iswarpura Primary School on 22nd March, 2017 and 8th August, 2017 wherein the students were given basic knowledge of computers and its uses followed by hands on experience on few applications.

Uniform Distribution for Primary School students

On account of Independence day celebrations, the University Social Responsive Cell distributed Uniforms to Primary School Students of Limda Village. Dr Parul Patel, Managing Trustee, PU was the Chief Guest for the Schools Independence day celebrations.

Tree Plantation

Parul Institute of Social Work organized Tree Plantation at Primary School, Pipaliya on 28th July, 2017 under the umbrella of Social Responsive Cell, Parul University. The SRC coordinators along with the students proceeded for the venue for the event by 10:00 am. Students after socializing with the school children explained to them about the importance of Plants and Vegetation for saving the environment. It was followed tree plantation till 12:00 noon. About 75 saplings of different varieties were planted in the school premises by the students of Social Work. The event was graced by School Teachers and Village Sarpanch.

“GYAN DHARA” – Mobile Library

The University’s Social Responsive Cell and its Library recently launched the “GYAN DHARA” Mobile library for the villages near by the University viz. Ishwarpura and Kamlapura .
The University’s Central Library will run this Mobile Library which will carry 400 books of different themes targeting the children of two villages. The main objective is to enhance the reading skills among children and promote education and all round development.
“A Book is a dream that we hold in our hands”

Health Check up Camp and Swine Flu Awareness Campaigns

The Electrical Department of Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology (Diploma Studies) in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru Homeopathic Medical College organized a health check up camp at Veer Narmad Corporation School, Vadodara on 31st Aug, 2017. Apart from serving health checkup to the underprivileged children they were also addressed on various types of flu and what basic precautions should be taken to prevent infection of such viruses.

The students of Faculty of Social Work under Social Responsive Cell undertook Swine Flu Awareness Campaign at Pipaliya Village and Schools on 3rd Sept, 2017. The children from school and the village community people were addressed to make them aware about the disease and precautionary measures were instructed to prevent the same.

Rakshabandhan celebration with Security Staff

The students of Faculty of Social Work, Parul University under the Social Responsive Cell, Parul University, celebrated Rakshabandhan by tying rakhi to the security staff in the campus on 5th August, 2017. The event also involved international students so as to give them the experience of Indian Culture. The purpose of celebrating rakshabandhan with the security staff was to acknowledge and appreciate their contribution in keeping the campus safe and disciplined by fulfilling their duties sedulously and diligently. The event was a great success in bringing smiles on their faces.