The MBTians’ involvement in the relief work for the flood affected people revealed their role as responsible citizens compassionate to those in distress and suffering. More than 600 students and faculty members worked as volunteers at the various collection points at B-Hub in the Mar Ivanios Vidyanagar, Women’s College, Trivandrum Airport, Nishagandhi Auditorium, SMV School, Cotton Hill School, , Corporation Office, Barton Hill Engineering College, and the R.P. Mall Kollam. They helped in sorting, packing, unloading the aircrafts, packing of materials, distribution and packing of Medicine and so on.
MBT’ians also assisted the relief work at the Relief camps at Chenganassery, Kuttanad, Pathanamthitta, Aranmula, Chengannur and Aluva Besides, Our students assisted the survey work in the flood – affected areas at Aluva.
Students contributed generously to the relief works, which amounts to Rs. 1, 28,000/-. The faculty and staff donated around 14.41 lakhs towards the rehabilitation activities.
The IEEE students and staff supported the KSEB by making 120 single supply panel boards to restore electricity connections as part of their Mission Reconnect Programme. They designed and fabricated the panels at the electrical workshop at the College and handed over the same to the KSEB Authorities. The letter of appreciation from the KSEB is cited below.
115 students of our College participated in the Rapid Visual Survey Programme at Chittattukara Panchayath, North Paravoor, Aluva to visually inspect the damages of houses in the flood affected area in person. They have assessed the damages in 1500 houses in eight wards. ‘The Hindu’ gave a report praising the services of the students.
MBT students and staff at North Paravoor, Aluva.
The Hindu, Kochi Edition, 01 Sept 2018
The student members of ISTE brought note books and prepared notes for students studying in the schools in the flood affected area.
Preparation and handing over of note books to the event coordinator.
It adds to our pride to note that the rescue work done by the Air Force at Kozencherry was led by Ft. Lt. Joseph Koshy(middle), an alumnus of MBCET(2013 ME Batch).
Ft Lt Joseph Koshy...Mech Dept MBCET Alumnus @ Kerala Rescue...