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Nei Tamana hosted a three day initiative, ‘Transformation: The world needs it’

Nei Tamana , a youth led Not-for-Profit Organization  working  in the fields of social awareness , education , health , environment etc and headed by DU  student Aakash Pawar , organised TRANSFORMATION : THE WORLD NEEDS IT , an initiative to bring change by instilling awareness and understanding among people , from 22 to 24 January 2016

1. BROOM GROOM – CLEANLINESS AWARENESS DRIVE

DU  students founded groups Nei Tamana and Mission E Safai in collaboration with  South Delhi Municipal Corporation jointly organised a mass Cleanliness Awareness Drive  on 22 January 2016  at DU South Campus . Honourable Member of Parliament Mrs. Meenakshi Lekhi Inaugurated the drive from ARSD College main gate along with Renowned Social Worker Ravi Kalra & DUSU Jt Secretary Chatarpal Yadav . The team Nei Tamana was led by Internationally Recognized Social Activist Aakash Pawar and Mission-e-Safai was led  by Abdul Kalam Award winner Himadrish Suwan  . The societies which included Parivartan , Enactus SVC , Enactus MLNC , Rhythmos  and The Earth Saviours Foundation hugely supported the initiative.

DU students along with SDMC staff cleaned the area till MLNC College . Mrs Meenakshi Lekhi personally  advised nearby shopkeepers to use dustbins .
She  interacted with students regarding possible steps to make DU South Campus clean as well as promised the construction of public toilet near ARSD College . Students assisted SDMC staff in transferring collected garbage to dumping sites . Aakash Pawar & Ashutosh Singh  also briefed her about other severe problems faced by South Campus students . Slogans like ‘ Swachh Bharat , Nirmal Bharat ‘ were main attraction during the drive .

2. NTSYMPOSIA – SYMPOSIUM FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Nowadays , Indian youth have been increasingly provoked to extreme violence and productive energy embedded in them has lost its channel to flow . Understanding the importance this issue holds , NEI TAMANA organised NTSYMPOSIA , a symposium for social change on the topic ‘Increasing Violence in Indian Youth : Causes , Consequences & Solutions ‘ on 23  January 2016 at Sahoday Sr Sec School . Event began with lighting lamp by special guest Sr Joyce .

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46 students from various schools and universities across Delhi – NCR took part in the symposium . The main causes put forward were lack of space , over cartered or under-cartered needs , media influence etc and consequences ranged from lack of self control , depression , drug addiction to learning disorders .Witty speakers also suggested some  prudent solutions which included moral education , introspection , therapies , meditation etc . The judges were Mrs Rekha Gulabani , Director Resource , Indian Cancer Society and Citizen Journalist & Columnist Himadrish Suwan who adjudged Anshul Nagpal from Gargi College & Ankita Ojha from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College as 1st & 2nd best speaker respectively . Paritoshika Singh from Bal Bharati Public School , GR Marg & Nitesh Kotach from Kirorimal College won consolation prizes . Winners would be presented with vouchers worth Rs 25 ,000 and Certificates of Excellence . Nei Tamana President  Aakash Pawar finally brought the curtains down by presenting a warm vote of thanks .

3. JOY SESSION

Nei Tamana organised a joy session for  underprivileged children from Shahpur Jat and nearby places on 24 January 2016 at DDA RWA Panchsheel Park , which marked the end of its initiative . Children presented beautiful dances , songs , prayers etc and were also engaged in numerous games .



Arushi Pathak is a (over-enthusiastic) senior pursuing Economics Honours from DU. The Associate Editor at DU Beat, she is an avid debater and can’t refrain from expressing her opinion over everything. Somehow obsessed with New York City (and all sitcoms set in NYC), she day-dreams to live there soon. She is a die-hard Grey’s Anatomy fan and can’t have enough of tragedy-themed novels. She believes that she has got the best of both worlds-Economics and Journalism. Always ready for a pep-talk or a life-changing discussion equally readily, she can be contacted at aruship@dubeat.com.


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