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MDI Concludes Its Social Awareness Week - Arohan

SI Edu Team
Friday, February 27, 2015
SI Edu Team
Samaritans, the student-run social initiatives club and Sanskriti, the cultural club of Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon jointly hosted AROHAN ’15. This year, AROHAN organized as many as nine different activities tackling some of the contemporary issues of relevance that included cleanliness, Thalassemia awareness, stem cell donation, racism, Cancer and AIDS awareness, ‘Save Water’ campaign.

Coordinated with the national sentiment of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan', Cleanliness Drive was organized on February 3 to rid the Subhash Chandra Bose Park in Sector 14 of the plastic bags and other plastic litter. On the same day, 60 MDI students took part in the event - Mandevian Miles Marathon supporting various causes like Uniting against Racism, Child Education, World Peace and Welfare of Autistic Children. On 5th February, National Thalassemia Welfare Society conducted a Blood Donation Camp at MDI Gurgaon.

Rohit Shankarmani, Secretary, Samaritans - Social initiatives club of MDI said "We at MDI are of the firm belief that leaders of tomorrow are ones with a strong social calling. Arohan is our way of providing a platform for spreading awareness about pressing social issues through contributions from the student community. Over the years, AROHAN has gained traction and is a much anticipated event on campus."

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