Seven days NSS special was organised at village Naigavan, Tal Paithan, Dist Aurangabad. Naigavan is 13 km from Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad. Fifty NSS volunteers participated in this special camp.
Day wise activities in this camp are as follow
Day 1 : 24 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Inauguration Function
Seven days NSS special camp at villege Naigavan, Tal Paithan, Dist Aurangabad was Inaugurated by the first lady of village Mrs Manjusha Raghode. Dr N. G. Patil, Principal MIT Aurangabad was the president for this event. Prof. Andhale, HoD BSH, MIT Aurangabad were the chief guest. Inauguration session was concluded with National Anthem.
Afternoon Session : Survey
After this inauguration session survey was conducted to build the Earthen Nala Bund for the water conservation. Earthen Nala Bund (ENB) is water retaining structure constructed across the slope. A Bund constructed out of local soil across the stream to check soil erosion, to store water and to drain out excess water by using spillway is called as Earthen Nala Bund.
Day 2 : 25 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Marking
Three locations identified for the construction of Earthen Nala Bund, marking is done with white cement
Afternoon Session : Cleanliness Drive
In afternoon session volunteers undertook the activity of cleanliness of the prominent locations in the village
Day 3 : 26 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Preparation of Foundation Strata
In morning session volunteers prepared foundation strata for the construction ENB.
Afternoon Session : Lecture talk by Prof. Vinay Chidri
Prof. Vinay Chidri, Dean Alumni Affairs visited the NSS special camp. He guided the volunteers on the topic ‘Stress Management’
Day 4 : 27 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Preparation of gunny bags
For constructing ENB, gunny bags with soil were prepared. More than 500 gunny bags were used for construction of two ENB.
Afternoon Session : Lecture talk by Dr. Uttam Kalawane
Dr Urram Kalawane, Professor in Civil Engineering Department, MIT, Aurangabad visited the NSS special camp. He guided the volunteers on the topic ‘My Social Responsibility’
Day 5 : 28 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Construction of Earthen Nala Bund (ENB)
Students worked collectively for the construction of two ENB at two different locations simulteniously.
Afternoon Session : Medical Check-up Camp for villagers
In afternoon session medical check-up camp for villagers was organised in association with MIT Hospital Aurangabad.
Day 6 : 29 Feb 2020
Morning Session : Pitching of Earthen Nala Bund (ENB)
Pitching of ENB was completed in morning session
Afternoon Session : Construction of Earthen Nala Bund (ENB)
In afternoon session construction and finishing work of second ENB was continued.
Day 7 : 01 Mar 2020
Morning Session : Completion of Earthen Nala Bund (ENB) and Valedictory Function
Two ENB of capacity 200000 and 150000 ltr were constructed in six days. Valedictory function was carried out after the visit to ENB construction site. Mr. Butte Patil, Police Patil of the village was the chief guest for valedictory function.
Afternoon Session : Visit to Ideal Village Patoda
All the NSS volunteer along with faculties visited to ideal village Patoda.
Patoda is a village located outskirt of Aurangabad city, its a tiny village with around 3500 population. Patoda is recognized as ideal village because of its efforts for eliminating water scarcity through various initiatives like water shed management, forest plantation, water harvesting, Grampanchayat provides most of facilities like drinking water, road, sanitation, street lights, free floor mill services effectively as tax collection is 100%.
Purpose of visit was to explore the best practices for the rural community development.