DAE Iconic Week to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav The Ministry of Culture has given an exclusive week (August 22-28, 2022) to DAE to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. DAE has participated in it and given activities during “DAE Iconic Week” (August 22-28, 2022) to its units. UM-DAE CEBS has celebrated DAE Iconic Wee k as per the following activities mentioned below – Day -1 Blood Donation Camp and Lecture on Mental Stress and benefits of Yoga – (Monday, 22nd August, 2022) Blood Donation Camp - Many surgical interventions and medical procedures require blood transfusions, which is always in short supply. There is a need for socially committed individuals to come forward and donate blood voluntarily which can save lives. With this aim in mind, on the occasion of the DAE Iconic Week, CEBS has arranged blood donation camp on Monday, 22nd August, 2022 from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm in the Room no. 505, 5th Floor, Takshashila, UM-DAE CEBS. The Blood Collection Unit of Jaslok hospital is invited to the Centre and students and volunteers donate blood. The camp has received a huge response as 49 members which includes students, staff have donated blood voluntarily.
Lecture on Mental Stress and benefits of Yoga - During the past years there have been increases in the cases of mental stress. To cope up with anxiety, stress, and depression CEBS arranged a lecture for students on Mental Stress and benefits of Yoga on Monday, 22nd August, 2022, 2.00 to 5.00pm in the PF-AG 14, Prof. S. M. Chitre hall. Dr. R. Y. Agarkar, Medical Advisor, CEBS, Ms. Archana Shukla, Physiatrist have delivered lectures on Mental stress. Ms. Dipti Deshpande, a renowned Yoga teacher has performed some yogik mudras to prevent mental stress. students, faculty and staff have participated in the lecture.
Schools, and Colleges were invited for the Science Open day on 26th August 2022. Emails and posters were sent to several schools and colleges in and around the city/suburbs. 04 schools and 08 college students totaling 550 have visited Centre. The school students have been shown all the three stream laboratories while the college students (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) have been shown the laboratories housed in the School of Biological Sciences. Some school students were keen on knowing about NEST and the Ph.D. program. They have been given an hour of such an interaction. The Director also addressed the school students. There were >40 sub-stations that all the students visited. Food and snacks were also provided to the students. The feedback from the students, some teachers and parents were also taken and it was found to be Excellent.