Department of Computer Science & Engineering Association (ACE) Activities
As part of Community Extension Programme in association with World Vision a team of faculties from the department visited “Chengal choola” housing colony, near Secretariat and Plamood “Bund colony” near Pattom on 20th August 2016. The visit was mainly indented to get a first- hand knowledge of the educational facilities available to children living there. The visits and discussions with the parents, social service volunteers and children were facilitated by the representatives of the N.G.O.: “World Vision”. As an extension to this, a team of staff and students visited two communities- Chengal Choola and Poonthura on Feb 18,2017 and conducted various events to motivate the students.
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Association (Illumina ) Activities
Electrification of houses for BPL families
Illumina has given a new dimension to social commitment utilizing the technical expertise of its staff members and students to help BPL families in electrifying their houses. Altogether four houses situated near Vattapara and Kallayam were electrified on 17th February 2017. Electrification of two houses was sponsored by Prof M.K. Giridharan and Prof. B. Prasannakumari. Studies and remaining were funded by the association.
This work was completed with the support of technical staffs Mr. Rajeevmon S, Mr. Senthil Kumar E, Mr. Ratheesh G R, Mr. Ratheesh Kumar V S and Mr. Sajan S S.
Switching ON of 4 houses was done on 2nd March 2017 in presence of Fr. Wilson Thattarathundil- Bursar, Prof. Shajilal A S, Prof B. Prasannakumari and Ms. Elizabeth Varghese.
Social Serive Organisation of Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering (SPANDANAM)
Faculty and students of EC department joined the community outreach program for the welfare of children at Poonthura, a rural coastal area in Trivandrum organized by Worldvision along with MBCET on 18th February 2017.
Spandanam members distributed meals at Medical college with the help of Sri. D. Joykutty.
Spandanam members visited families at Karette and donated Onam kits to the families in September 2016.
Faculty and students of EC department visited the inmates of “Unity House” and took classes on jewellery making and handicrafts on 28th August 2016.
Faculty and students of EC Department visited the inmates of “Unity House” and took classes on various subjects like Physics, Chemistry, History, Maths etc. on 24th August 2016.
Societal Bureau of Department of Civil Engineering (THANAL)
The societal bureau of the Civil Engineering Department keeps on rendering generous services to the under-privileged members of the society. Some of the notable activities are as follows:
Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Veli on 19th December 2015.
Thanal Members constructed a bathroom for an econcomically challenged family at Chempakamangalam during October 2015.
Thanal Members constructed a bathroom for an econcomically challenged family at Vengodu during May 2015.
Thanal members distributed onam food Kit to families at Vizhinjam and Kovalam during April 2015.
Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Shanghumugham hall during January 2015
Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Satyan Memmorial hall during December 2014.
Thanal members distributed Onam kit with rice and required groceries to 35 families of palliative patients at Poovar during September 2014.
Thanal members visited Care home charitable society, Pulayanarkotta on 06 April 2014 and the students contributed their time in cleaning activities and offered lunch for all the inmates
Thanal members attended the World Palliative Care Day celebrations held at ValiduringOctober 2013 and help transportation facilities to bring the patients to the venue and they also conducted various programs to entertain the patients
Thanal members distributed Onam kit with rice and required groceries to 10 families of palliative patients at Nedumangad and Vithura on September 2013
Tanal members of about 50 students from the Civil Engineering Department visited an institution for the mentally challenged, at Pangappara on 28th July, 2013.
Distributed medicines worth Rs. 30000 to a medical camp at Attapadi.
Distributed Onam kits with 5kg rice and the required groceries to 10 families of Palliative patients at Muzhukkumpuzha.
Thanal joined Pallium India –which is A national registered charitable organization to Celebrate World Palliative Care day on 8th October 2012.
Visited an old age home at Chakkai having nearly 100 inmates on Independence day. All inmates were provided with food, clothes and bedsheets and Thanal members spent useful time with the inmates sharing their stories. We were able to have an insight into the attitude of the society to their desolate and deprived parents.
Gifted sarees, shirts and trousers to the needy people at SreeChithra poor home and Palliative Centre, Pattom.
With the alumni of Civil Engineering Department, Thanal members visited Balabhavan and Bhalikabhavan at Kattala and provided lunch to all the inmates.
Thanal joined Pallium India –which is A national registered charitable organization to Celebrate World Palliative Care day on 8th October 2011. The members volunteered in bringing the physically challenged people for the SnehaSanthwanaSangamom and spent the whole day with them and ensured that they reached back safely to their homes.
Visited a palliative patient affected by polio at Nandiyode and financial assistance of Rs.5000 was given to him for the marriage of his daughter.
As part of the fund raising for the activities of Thanal, a lucky draw was conducted during Utbhav 2011 and all the winners of the lucky draw were given attractive prizes like mobile phone, MP3 player etc.
All the prizes were donated by the Thanal members. So the total sale proceeds turned out to be the profit to Thanal.
Donation of Rs.10,000 was made to a cancer patient for his surgery.
Distributed Christmas kits with 5kg rice and the required groceries costing Rs.500 each to 10 families of Palliative patients at Muzhukkumpuzha.
Constructed a second house at Kilimanoor costing Rs. 100,000, the key of that building will be handed over to Sri. Gopinathan today.
Thanal member visited NirmalaShishuBhavan, palayalam and Snehaveedu,Nalanchira.
Organised a medical camp at the adopted village at Kilimanoor with the coorperation of Doctors from S.U.T Hospital, Vattapara. Doctors from various specialities like ENT, Dermatology, Pediatrics, Ortho and Neuro were present at the camp. Patients were given free medicines. Around 250 villagers benefitted from the camp. Medicines worth Rs 15000 were distributed in the camp.
Provided onam kit containing rice and the required groceries and provisions for a month to a deserving family.
Thanal was successful in constructing a house for a destitute lady, mother of a mentally and physically challenged person, at Kilimanoor. The completed building was handed over on 17th March, 2011.
Visited NirmalaShishubhavan on 9th October, 2010 and provided the baby inmates with protein rich baby food, gifts and clothes.
Thanal members visited Mother Theresa orphanage.
Adopted Malavedan tribal colony, the inhabitants of which were completely deprived of community life, at Pappala near Kilimanoor. They were educated and given continuous awareness sessions about the Importance of education, health and sanitation. Thanal celebrated Christmas with the tribal people by presenting them Christmas cake, gifts and clothes to the children over there. Frequent association and interaction with the children of the village could help to bring them out of the dark dungeons of the social backwardness to a certain extent.
SOCIAL SERVICE CLUB
The Senate members on behalf of the College visited the Mar Gregorios Sneha veedu.
The social activities club remains very active and dedicated in its endeavors. It has recently developed a Blood Donor's Forum with more than a thousand students pledging to donate their blood as and when required. In addition, students donate their blood to patients admitted in RCC, SUT, KIMS, Medical colleges etc. The work among orphanages continues with fervor. The S1S2 students were actively interacting with NGOs in RCC offering financial help to the poor patients of the Pediatric Ward.
A group of first year students cut down their expenses for Christmas celebrations and donated the amount for the children's ward of RCC. They also contributed toys, clothes and old magazines to these children.
Green Dream, a movement conceived by a group of MBCET students and propagated by members of IEEE MBCET, aims to adopt measures that will lead towards a greener world. The movement has been highly appreciated by Mr.Binoy Viswam, Minister for forests and also by visual media like Asianet, ACV and Kairali.
The concept of GreenDream has got national recognition, among various eco clubs and networks. Mr.Arun Raj (2009 batch) was among the four representatives from India selected for the World Youth Meet on renewable resources organized by the Portuguese Government.