VISIT TO VISHWAS REHABILITATION CENTRE
19th JANUARY 2018
DGI SMILE Club under the banner of NSS Wing of Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida visited “Vishwas”, a rehabilitation center for differently abled people at Greater Noida on 19th January 2018.
“Vishwas” provides support for mentally and emotionally disturbed person and integrate them with public and society. It fulfills the need for psycho-social rehabilitation. It has about twenty people who are struggling to live a normal day-to-day life. They are suffering from Schizophrenia, a kind of mental illness and allied disorders.
The DGI visiting team comprised of 25 DGI SMILE Club volunteers and faculty members Dr. Kumud Rana, Mr. Manik Mittal and Dr. S. K. Srivastava.
VISHWAS inmates welcomed the volunteers and faculty members with their beautiful smiles.
Dr. Mridula Seth - Secretary, RFS Delhi Branch gave a brief introduction about the history of Vishwas.
The DGI SMILE Club had a comprehensive program of activities designed for Vishwas inmates to help them overcome their limitations in their personal and social life. The prime concern of volunteers was to involve the inmates in fun based activities like singing, dancing and Few games. The volunteers also played Antakshari based on Topic “Mann Ki Bat”. Which was appreciated and helped the inmates to invoke the spirit to overcome gloomy situation in their life. The inmates were very hospitable and friendly.
The tender smile on the wrinkled faces, the spirit to sweep over the challenges, love and happiness, the positivity in the ambiance and the tinkle of hope to see again was the most precious gift that the volunteers got in return.
Dr. S. K. Srivastava thanked Dr. Mridula Seth for for letting the NSS volunteers experience life with a different perspective. The team returned to the college with a promise to organize many more such visits in future.