Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Flood relief camp by varsity

Maintaining the trend of always being at the forefront in taking up social initiatives and in supporting Government efforts during various emergency situations like flood, School of Technology, Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU), Azara, Guwahati organized a flood relief camp on 7th August 2016 for the recent flood victims of badly affected Jargaon village of Morigaon District, Assam- the North Eastern state of India, in association with Indian Students Organization (ISO).

Eight students and three staff members along with five volunteers from the ISO distributed the aids to the needy people under the guidance of Mr. Jesif Ahmed, Assistant Professor of EEE department and Dr. Biju Mani Das, Coordinator of Commerce Department, ADBU. Local volunteer Mr. Utpal Das selflessly extended his helping hand for the campaign.

More than 200 food packets along with clothes were distributed among the families of submerged Belimara-Bherbheri, Jargaon with a population of approximately 1000 people. Each food packet weighed approximately 6.7 kilograms and consisted of 9 items – Rice (2 kg), Daal (500 gram), Potato (1 kg), Sugar (400 gram), Milk (500 ml), Nutrition-rich Biscuits (200 gram), Mineral water (2 ltr), 2 candles and one matchbox. The effort was an initiative by the third semester students of SoT, ADBU and all the members of ADBU family contributed generously for the noble cause. Student volunteers from ADBU and ISO worked tirelessly for 2 days to accomplish this assignment on time.

"I wholeheartedly appreciate the whole ADBU family and all the volunteers for the overwhelming support they have given to this flood relief camp in Morigaon district. Good work is always seen and one doesn't need banners all around for that", Jesif Ahmed commented.

Author info

Jesif Ahmed's picture

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Grenade recovered

15 May 2014 - 10:33am | Hantigiri Narzary
An IED weighing of around 4 kgs was recovered from Jadumani village under Fakiragram police station late last night, a day ahead of parliamentary election result counting tomorrow in Kokrajhar....

Jurnos upset with court diktat on bandh

31 May 2015 - 2:37pm | AT News
Journalists Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed dissatisfactions over a higher court order preventing media coverage relating to any Bandh-call in Meghalaya and opined that in the days of robust...

Sports Competition in Lumding

24 Nov 2017 - 8:14pm | Nikhil Mundra
Lumding Sports Association will  organise "Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Sports Competition 2017-2018" with Krida Bharati, Lumding from January 1 to 12, 2018, in Lumding.  Talking...