National Service Scheme
PIET has been allotted one unit of 160 volunteers of The National Service Scheme (NSS) by the Government of Haryana. The NSS is Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the India. The NSS scheme was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year, 1969 with a dream of developing students’ personality through community service. NSS is a voluntary association of young people in College. The Motto of NSS ‘Not Me But You’, reflects the essence of democratic lying and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other persons’ point of view and also show consideration to other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well clear in this motto, which underlines the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society as a whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers strive for the well-being of society.
Road Safety Campaign (20th October, 2018)
In continuation of the last year Road safety campaign, this year the same campaign has conducted on 20/10/2018. Last year this program was conducted for one location (Samalkha), but this time three locations were selected (Samalkha, Sanjay Chowk and Bus Stand Panipat) and conducted the same program successfully. Four faculty members (Mr. Gyander Ghangas, Mr. Abhishek Sharma, Mr. Yeeshu Relhan and Mr. Vikas Goyal) were deputed to coordinate with the students. Traffic police staff also helped the students for the program. SHO traffic Panipat and ASI traffic Samalkha were also involved the program.
First aid and nursing training (16th October, 2018)
First aid and nursing training for NSS volunteers was conducted by NSS, PIET on 16/10/2018. This training was provided by REDCROSS SOCIETY, PANIPAT. Ms. Soniya Sharma (Lecturer, first aid and nursing) was the trainer of the above said training. Ms. Soniya delivered knowledge about different possible causalities, problems, hazards and their remedies. She demonstrated on dummy bodies as well as on live bodies. The training will definitely be helpful for NSS volunteers to provide first aid whenever required. Total 67 volunteers attended the training program which was conducted in auditorium 3rd floor D & E block. Certificates will be provided by the REDCROSS SOCIETY to the participants. A nominal fee of amount Rs. 60 per candidate was charged for both training programs i.e. 30 Rs for each (First aid and Nursing).
7 Days NSS Camp (27th August – 2nd September, 2018)
A 7 day National Service Scheme (NSS) camp was organized by the NSS unit of Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology. This camp was organized in the institute campus and there was different theme for every day of the camp. The details of the camp are reported below:
Day 1 (27 august): The theme for the day 1 was cultural performances. For this day the chief guest was Dr. D. S. Rana (Coordinator, NSS, KUK). The camp was inaugurated by chief guest followed by cultural performances. On this day the volunteers for upcoming session were also selected by Dean Student welfare, PIET. Total 105 volunteers were selected by interview. The selected volunteers were motivated by chief guest and dean student welfare. Speakers told the importance of social work in the life of a student and the roll of NSS in the above mentioned area
Day 2 (28 august): This day was reserved for tree plantation. The day was started by the welcome of chief guest. The chief guest was Dr. Balkar Singh, head of botany deptt, Arya PG College Panipat. Dr. Balkar presents the presentation on “How to care the plants”. They also told the students about the variety and types of plants. He apprised the audience about the importance of FLORA and FAUNA to maintain the ecosystem of this planet. This lecture session was followed by the tree plantation program. Under this program there were more than 200 plants planted inside and outside the campus.
Day 3 (29 august): Day 3 was dedicated to general health of the people. On this day the special guest was Dr. Himanshu Goyal an eye specialist, Dr. Rahul Gupta and Dr. Anju Garg a dentist by profession, both from Panipat. Not only an eye and dental checkup was carried out, they also guided the attendees how to take care of eyes and denture for a longer sustainability of this very crucial parts of body. About 200 students and faculty member were examined under this health checkup program.
Day 4 (30 august): Dr. Amit Dahiya, Nodal officer Anti Tobacco, Panipat he was presented horrifying data saying that 51% smokers in the world are the male in the India and Indonesia . He also said that 11% people die of smoking based diseases like lung and throat cancer. He impressed upon the youth too stay away from smoking and tobacco consumption in any form to stay healthy and happy.
Day 5 (31 august): This day was dedicated to on The Prime Minister most favorite Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.Dr.Bb Sharma, Dean student welfare Piet was the chief guest of the day. Dr. B. B. Sharma motivated and appreciated the Piet NSS team for their cleanliness drive carried out from time to time. The NSS member went across village around and cleaned some of the school premises and also painted meaning slogans on the walls.
Day 6 (1 September): Acharya Tejender Ji , Kalwa Gurukul was the special guest of the day he spoke to the youth on importance of yoga which is very useful for our health. He also told students to far from junk food which destroyed the health. Followed by a 2 hrs yoga training to the volunteers.
Day 7 (2 September): The concluding day of this very successful, very meaningful and very effective camp was filled with energy enthusiasm and joy. Shri Hari Om Tayal sir chairman Piet, generously appreciated the efforts behind disabled plan activity camp. Speaking on the occasion professor Dr.Shakti Kumar, Director Piet said “I am thrilled to see the spirit of the NSS members and I feel pleasure in presenting them that designation lead which, I know they would wear with pride”.
7 DAYS NSS Camp (24th July to 31st, 2017)
An NSS camp was organized at Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology, Samalkha from 24th July to 31st July, 2017. In which about 100 volunteers participated actively, zealously and executed various events, as detailed below:
24th July: Shri Gaurav Kumar HCS, SDM, Samalkha was the Chief Guest of the day. The programme was held under the banner ‘Youth for Development’. The guest motivated the youth to come forward and participate actively in the national development in their respective fields of expertise. He made a special mention of natural disasters which really need attention and stressed on the contribution towards basic empowerment such as food, shelter and hygiene. On the same day Mr. Sukhavatha Das, a priest from ISKCON enlightened the audience about ‘The Glory of India’ recapitulating our ancient religion, culture and the contribution. India played the role of Jagat Guru in the ancient times. He awakened the youth to glorify our culture and not to go astray from their path.
25th July: It was the day of social service in terms of ‘Medical Camp’ for eyes and Dental care. Dr. Anil, eye specialist and Dr. Gaurav Malik, Dental specialist from Panipat provided their services.
26th July: Smt. Vidyawati, DSP Mahila Cell, Panipat was the Chief Guest of the day. She talked on woman empowerment and awakened them to the need of the hour i.e. to be self reliant and self defensive. Consequently many marshal art camps were organized by the police in numerous girls’ schools. She also entreated upon parents to educate their boys to be respectful towards women and refrain from unlawful acts. This will help to build a healthy society.
27th July: It was the day to salute the Mother Nature under the flagship of Sh Mahipal Dhanda, MLA Panipat Rural, who along with PIET team of NSS volunteers planted trees in the adjoining village of Pattikalyana. It was a matter of pride that even the village Sarpanch and other respectable village folks also joined the campaign. Total 30 plants saplings were planted in the Govt. Primary School premises.
28th July: Saplings were planted in the PIET premises by the volunteers headed by Sh. Hari Om Tayal. On the same day some Declamation Contest, Mock Interviews, Personality Development exercises etc were also organised and executed enthusiastically.
29th July: Mr. Priyanshu. A Priest from ISKCON was the special guest of the day. He spoke to the youth on drug abuse and other malpractices. He also warned students to stay away from crime; he further said that crime is destroying many families in the state.
31st July: Sh Ravinder Kumar Machrauli, MLA Samalkha, was the Chief Guest of the concluding day. While he advised students to concentrate on enhancing their educational qualifications and other skills, he also advised them to create awareness about environmental needs like save water, save trees and use public transport to reduce air pollution etc.
The participants, volunteers and other performers were awarded certificates by the Chief Guest along with college management. The vote of thanks was presented by Prof. K. K. Paliwal, Director PIET who thanked the guest for his valuable time and advice to the youth. He also appreciated Dr. Hawa Singh for a very successful completion of this one week long camp, which he said carries great message to the society about the role of citizens towards their country.
23rd March, 2017 was one of the red letter days of the historic calendar, a day on which three pioneer nation lovers were hanged to death by the British rulers for the simple and sincere reason of raising their voice against illegitimately acquired power and wanting freedom from the turant hands. It was the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev. And to pay homage to those who laid their lives for the nation, a candle march was organised by the NSS at Panipat City wherein hundreds of members participated. Sh. Hari Om Tayal ji, Chairman PIET, was on the leading front along with Prof. Hawa Singh to kindle the flame of nationalism amongst the twilight youth. Later during the month, a blood donation camp was also organised on 27th March, 2017 at the PIET premises as a part of social service, which is the main aim of NSS. The blood camp was co-sponsored by the Rotaract club and 140 units of blood were donated by the PIET students, both boys and girls. At the inaugural of the event Sh. Rakesh Tayal, Member BOG was present with Prof. Dr. K K Paliwal, Director PIET and Dr. B B Sharma, Dean Student Welfare PIET. The event was rated a complete success under the leadership of Dr. Hawa Singh.
Unnat Bharat Abhyan 2017
In this ever buzzing campus February 2017 has been very special for an NSS Camp under the title ‘UNNAT BHARAT ABHYAN’, a direct and active participation in the Prime Ministerial Projects.
11th Feb was slated for an awareness session on ‘Digital India’ to rural folks wherein ‘Go Cashless’ drive was organised with the help and support of Mr. V K Baja, Deputy Manager, State Bank of India, Panipat, who joined the PIET NSS team of 30+ volunteers as Chief Guest of the Day along with Ms. Nisha Chhokar, Sarpanch, Pattikalyana, who was the Guest of Honour. Mr. Bajaj apprised the villagers on the new trends in vogue which makes life easier for all of us. The session also conveyed a non-verbal message of ‘Woman Empowerment’, another important mission, with the presence of the female village Sarpanch.
12th Feb was chosen to support ‘Clean India’ project under which a team of 60 PIET volunteers conducted a practical cleanliness exercise by dusting clean the streets as well as nooks and corners of Pattikalyana. Some two trolley loads of garbage were cleared with the supporting hands of the residents and their Sarpanch.
19th Feb was an eye opening seminar on ‘Fire Safety’ sponsored by the Deputy Commissioner’s Panipat Office. The Special Guest of the day, Ms. Meenakshi Rathore, Fire Research Officer was accompanied by her team. Mr. H S Saini, District Fire Officer, spoke in detail to a gathering of around 150 students. He elaborated the dangers of fire and reiterated that these days every house is prone to the risk because of LPG, which is a highly inflammable and explosive gas.
The PIET management comprising of Shree Hari Om Tayal, Chairman, Shree Suresh Tayal, Member Secretary, Mr. Rakesh Tayal, Member BOG along with Prof. Dr. K K Paliwal, Director PIET were all the time managing and supporting from behind to let the PIETinas become upright citizens as a monument of their mission and beliefs. They were always there to present the vote of thanks to all the distinguished guests on these days for their contribution in making the NSS a true ‘National Social Service’ in spirit.
Dr. Hawa Singh, the convenor of this prestigious programme, has been leading the team in a successful manner for two years now, which has been recgnised in the social circle around.
Pleasing the destitute
This day of 28th October, 2016 was the day dedicated to the orphans, sharing with them some moments to bring smiles to the dried lips and revive gleams to the vacant eyes which are ever on the look out for love around them. It was an effort of the NSS team under the blessing of Shri Hari Om Tayal, Chairman of Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology, Samalkha.
The nurturing of traits as upright citizens of the country makes them compassionate towards the needy. That is how a student team led by organisers by the names Rahul Gulati and Rajan Arora under the leadership of Profs. Hawa Singh and Bhupinder Parmar started a drive to entice students and teachers to contribute money, food, garments and blankets etc. for the orphans. The drive was a great success as a result of which about 90 inmates of orphan houses at Kishanpura and Jathal Road, Panipat were showered with blessings of Shri Hari Om Tayal sir, who dispersed the gifts to at least 35 girls and 55 boys with his own hands. The smile brought to the sad faces made all at PIET happy beyond imagination.
Prof. K K Paliwal, Director PIET appreciated the efforts put in by Professor Hawa Singh and his team and said that all such good deeds go a long way to shine the name of the college which is already known for an able faculty team and upgrading process of students, which is strengthened by the International Internships in countries like the USA, the UK, Germany, Sweden, Holland, Singapore, Cambodia, and Czeck Republic etc as well as frequent National and International seminars, conferences. He added that such drives as a help to social cause is another direction from our “Earn While You Learn Program” to groom the youth in all aspects. Shri Rakesh Tayal, Member BOG in his message blessed the student organisers for the efforts they put in to generate and materialise this idea which is unique in the history of PIET. He added that he would like if such social drives are a continued for times to come.
The institute is not only well known for academics but also for extracurricular activities and awareness drives in line with government projects and policies, because it is a process to produce upright citizens for the nation. In the same series of activities the last week of July was slated for a week long NSS camp from 25th July to 31st July.
The camp was declared open by Shri Rakesh Tayal, memebr BOG and Prof. Dr. K K Paliwal, Director PIET, who, in the capacity of Chief Guest and highly appreciated the efforts put in by the faculty and student teams to make it a ‘well start’ of the week. He said that while it is the maiden song of the institute, he is happy that the events have been well planned and organized.
The issues touched upon were all of social and global importance. Save earth and water were the global environmental burning issues and forestation drive was carried out by the participants in village Patti Kalyana. A total 50 saplings were planted and the responsibility for their care has been owned by volunteers from the village. One of the main social issues touched upon was ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’, the Prime ministerial drive over India in general and Haryana in particular. The message was conveyed through meaningful skits which were heart rending and eye opening.
The campers were also apprised about the traffic rules and other related areas by by Shri Atma Ram Lamba, DSP Panipat who advised the youngsters to abide by the rules and not to drive a vehicle without a valid driving license. He showed his concern over the rising instances of road accidents despite the fact that the roads in the country were all under improvement.
A day was slated for a free dental and eye medical check up drive by Drs. Nitika and R K Tandon respectively. The visiting specialist counseled the youth to be careful about their food habits and in the use of gadgets, which they said were both responsible for an early ill health of these two very vital body parts. In between the days meditation, personality development and mock interview sessions were also conducted by the PIET faculty team which the campers enjoyed and gained together.
The closing day was very important for all the participants with the presence of Shri Ashish Arora,’ Group A’ Officer, Ministry of Labour & Employment, New Delhi, who advised the students to be very focused on their goals of life and should not shudder on others’ comments on their career choice and future. He said that he was greatly impressed to visit PIET and defined it as an institute with world class infrastructure and methodology. He said, “Meeting the PIET management has been a matter of great pleasure who are alive to the national issues to this extent. If all educational houses adopt this approach, there is no doubt that the country would progress faster than envisaged”. Shri Rakesh Tayal, Member BOG PIET presented the vote of thanks to the elite visitors and congratulated the faculty and student teams of Ujjawal 2K16 for the whole hearted efforts put in to make this event a big success bringing home the point that all social and global issues are the responsibility of all Indians by default and this camp is a small step taken in this direction.