Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri

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Students of Dr. M.G.R. FC&RI, Ponneri conducted NSS special camp (06 -10th September 2019) at Periyamangodu village

The NSS special camp for the third year B.F.Sc students was inaugurated on 06th September 2019 in the presence of Dr. Manikandavelu, Dean, i/c, Mrs.Vijaya Lakshmi, Sub Inspector of fisheries, Mr.Pradhap, President, Fishermen cooperative society,      Mr. R. Velmurugan, NSS Programme Officer, Mr. P. Velmurugan, Asst. Professor. The camp lasted for 5 days and the students were involved in the following activities:

(a) First day: Students interacted with peoples distributed eye camp bit notices in and around the Periyamangodu village. NSS special camp inaugurated.

(b) Second day: Veterinary camp was conducted in the village. Two veterinary doctors were assisted by student’s volunteers. Villagers brought around 300 ruminants (cows, buffaloes and goats) for vaccination.

(c) Third day: Tree plantation program was conducted by the students and encouraged the villagers to plant (100 no. of trees) at various places in the village. The village people also worked enthusiastically along with students and helped in planting trees.

(d) Fourth day: Eye camp assisted by Dr. Agarwal eye clinic, Chennai was conducted for the benefit of village people. About 8 peoples were selected and send for free cataract operation and about 42 to peoples were provided with spectacles on free basis with sponsorship of the students volunteers. Total of 120 public were benefitted by the eye camp.

(e) Fifth day: Cleaning program was undertaken in public assembling places of the village and cleared off the plastics from the surroundings and made it clean, creating awareness among villagers to reduce the usage of plastics and improve the usage of dustbins.

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Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute
Ponneri - 601 204 Thiruvallur District,
Tamil Nadu, India.

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