The UGC Sponsored Gandhian Studies Centre of our college organised following events during August – September, 2012.
1) On August 30, noted Gandhian- Dr. Jayshree Joshi delivered a lecture on “Gandhi’s Economic Thought” for the Certificate Course Students.Sheexplained the relevance of Gandhi’s Economic model to India.
2) On September 1, an animation film “MY DEAR BAPUJI" was screened which gave students an insight intosome unknown facts of Bapuji. DrJayshree Joshi moderated the group discussion that followed thereafterand clarified the doubts in the minds of students. This film was screened for the school children as well on October 6 under the Children’s Movie Club.
3) In commemoration of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2,the Centre organiseda campaign SAY NO TO PLASTIC. An Exhibition cum Sale of Cloth bags was heldon September 27 and 28 as part of this venture. These clothbags were stitched by needy women staying near the college from old Bedsheets and Pillow Covers donated by Students and Faculty members of our college, N L High School – Gujarati Primary section and M K E S English Medium – Primary section. More than 150 Bags were sold and remuneration was paid to the women according to the size of the bags stitched.In spite of nominal rates being charged the Centre made a profit due to the recycling of old material. With this overwhelming response, the Centre proposes to conduct the next Exhibition cum sale in January in commemoration of Martyrs’ Day on January 30.