The activity undertaken by
the NSS Units on 5th September, 2009 was in the Dadabari
Basti, Sanganer. The purpose of the activity was to enroll women,
adolescents and adults in the Basti for the programmes to be undertaken
by the NSS Unit throughout the year, which include:-
Health,Hygiene and sanitation.
The people of Basti seemed
to be very enthusiastic about the programmes. More than 50 enrolments
were made for the literacy, vocational training and creative skill
The NSS Unit plans to
begin with the extensive learning programme in the particular field
which would enhance the living standards of the people in basti. The
vocational training programme shall begin on 9th September,
2009 for15 days. This training programme for the women of the basti
shall focus on Skill development- candle making, which would enable
them to sustain themselves financially.
On this occasion awareness
on Swine Flu was taken up and pamphlets related to symptoms and
precautions of Swine Flue were distributed to the Basti Dwellers. The
students also conveyed the message through a Nukkad Natak staged in the
Basti. Biscuits were also distributed to all the children of the Basti.