Mangaluru, Aug 06, 2018: The Department of Journalism of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) Mangaluru organised an event ’Swaasthya Aur Swachhata’ on 3rd August, 2018 from 4pm to 5pm at Basavalingappa Nagara, Pachanady. The main idea of the event was to bring awareness among the people on the importance of personal hygiene and cleanliness.
The Resource person for the event was Ms Gopika Suvarna, a staff of ’Centre for Social Concern’ which is affiliated to St Aloysius institutions. She held an awareness class on ‘Health and Hygiene’ along with an interactive session with the localites of Basavalingappa Nagara. Ms Gopika Suvarna explained to the localites, the different ways by which one could maintain a hygiene condition around oneself, so as to form a clean and healthy environment.
The main attraction of the event was the distribution of old clothes to the localites. These clothes were collected by the final year students of the Department of Journalism of St Aloysius College. The students had collected the clothes from different houses in and around Kankanady.
The idea behind this action was to make use of the resources available such as old clothes to help the needy live a better life. The staff coordinator for the event was Ms Bhavya Shetty, a Journalism lecturer and the student coordinator was Ms Parvathi.