KMV College, Jalandhar has been in forefront of owning its social responsibility

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Jalandhar 19 September (Gurkirat Singh)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya – the Heritage and Autonomous Institution, Jalandhar has been in forefront of owning its social responsibility. In this regard under the able guidance of the Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi the college has been actively involved in various social outreach activities like adoption of schools, literacy drive programs, running free vocational training courses for the girls of economically weaker sections of the society, tree donation and tree plantation camps, awareness rallies against drugs, female feticide, dowry and visits to old age homes and orphanages. The student volunteers have also collected and dispatched relief materials for various natural disaster victims in the country. Gandhian Studies Centre granted by UGC to KMV since its inception in 2007 has been working towards spreading the Gandhian Philosophy among the various sections of the society through its programs. This centre is empowering women by providing them life skills in Fashion Designing, Cosmetology and Basic Computers. The centre has empowered
• Gandhian Studies Centre has empowered more than 3000 girls free of cost.
• Empathy Corner-A symbol of selfless service of humanity.
• Adopted Banrasi Dass Charitable School to educate children of marginalized section of society
• Adopted park and initiated Tree donation and plantation camps
more than 3000 girls free of cost till date with many success stories to Its credit. Carrying forward the mission of selfless service of humanity KMV has initiated Empathy corner outside the college campus which aims to create a sense of responsibility and empathy among the younger generation. This is a place where the daily requirements of common people will be placed including clothes, blanket, shoes, utensils, toys etc. which can be picked up by any needy passerby. Different departments of the college had taken Charge of the functioning of Empathy Corner along with the Gandhian Studies Centre. Among the various social initiatives the college has been doing consistent work for the students of Banarsi Dass Charitable School, Transport Nagar, Jalandhar adopted by KMV in 2009. The College has extended assistance in the form of providing benches, tables, chairs, getting the school building white washed, stationery, bags, blackboard, fans etc. The College is also inviting the school students for the celebration of Lohri dedicated to them since 2009. With the mission of spreading awareness regarding clean and green environment the college has also initiated tree donation and tree plantation camps in Transport Nagar, Village Ibrahimpur and adopted a park in Vikaspuri, Jalandhar. Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi lauded the coordinator Social Extension Dr. Monica Sharma and averred that the vision of K.M.V. is value-based nurturing of students and activities of this nature play a pivotal role in evolving the students and making them valuable citizens.

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