Students initiate change
Churchgate- 15 January was the day of celebration for students of The NSS unit of Kishinchand Chellaram (KC) College who successfully completed “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan project”at a village called Karvale near Saphale. Following American industrialist Henry Ford ‘s dictum “Coming together is beginning, being together is progress and working together is success.'
This project successfully began in 2005 with the construction of single toilet followed by the construction of 49 toilets till December 2015. The intervention of KC NSS started changing mindset of the people, awareness to use toilets kept on building day by day, as a result village with 3% sanitary facilities in 2005, reached the number 78% by the end of December 2015. The college management roped in Niranjan Hiranandani President of HSNC board to support financially.
The completion of the project was celebrated by the inauguration of toilets by Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani who was very impressed by the dedication and passion of the students.
Elaborating the idea behind this initiative, KC NSS Programme Officer Dr. Satish Kolte said,” Nothing would have been possible with the support from Principal, College management, villages and my dear NSS volunteers.