DES organized a dental camp in collaboration with the Amala fellowship Panthakal unit and Mr. Gregorious Dental College, Kothamanagalam on 14.11.2018 in the DiST campus. Dr. Unny C J (Principal, DiST), inaugurated the session and Dr. Kiran, Dr, Abraham, Rev.Fr. George Pottayil (Director, DiST) Mr. Dintomon P D (Project Coordinator, DES) and 22 doctors from the dental college etc. were present during the programme. The camp went on till 3 pm and 186 people benefitted out of the camp. There were free dental checkup, capping, cleaning, filling and advice on different types of treatment in the camp.
A medical camp and workshop on lifestyle diseases was organized by de Paul extension center in collaboration with Maria Hospital Angamaly for the staff of de Paul institute of science and Technology DiST, Angamaly on 17.09.2018. The medical camp began at 9.30am in the dist annex hall and 100 staff made use of the opportunity to check the Thyroid and glucose levels in their body. In addition to this, a workshop was organized at 4.00pm in the DiST seminar hall on the topic ‘lifestyle diseases, Diet and exercise’. The workshop was led by Dr. Dorphy P D, a specialist in lifestyle diseases. The session ended at 5.30pm. Rev.Fr. George Pottayil(Director, DiST) Dr. Unny C J(Principal, DiST), Mr. Dintomon P D(Project Coordinator, DES) etc. were present during the programme.
DES in collaboration with the Excise department of Kerala inaugurated the anti-narcotic club in De Paul institute of science and technology on 23rd July 2018 in the Dist annex auditorium. Dr. Unny C J, the principal of DIST, Fr. George Pottayil VC (The Director, DiST), Mr. M K Karthikaeyan (Preventive Officer, Angamalyy Excise Range), Mr. Vinod Naranat(A famous Ventriloquists), and Mr. Dintomon P D (the Anti-Narcotic club coordinator) were present in the programme. Fr. George Pottayil VC inaugurated the club and Mr. M K Karthikaeyan spoke about different types of addiction and the ways to get out of them. The main attraction of the programme was a kitty show performed by Mr. Vinod Naranat. The programme lasted for about one hour.
International Yoga Day was observed under the leadership of NSS Units in collaboration with DES of DiST on 21st June, 2018 in the DiST Seminar Hall. It was inaugurated by Fr George Pottayil VC, Director of the college. There was a practical session on Yoga by Yogacharya M. K. Sivan, a renowned Yoga instructor.
DES in collaboration with the MSW Department of De Paul institute of science and technology started the initial phase of vegetable gardening. The agriculture officer of Angamaly Municipality Mr. P P Joy provided the vegetable seedlings for the planting. The MSW students bear the cost of the grow bags and they planted the sapling to grow bags. There are different varieties of vegetable seedlings such as Brinjal, ladies finger, tomato and different varieties of chilies included in the garden. All the plants are being taken care well. Mr. Jijo Joy (HOD, MSW) Mr. Subin George (President, Nature club) and Mr. Dinto (DES) lead the planting activities.
Friday 03pm - 04pm
DES together with the nature club of DiST celebrated the environmental day. The programme began at 3pm in DiST annex hall with a prayer song. Mr.Subin George the (President - NC) welcomed one and all. Fr. George pottayil and Dr. Unny CJ gave the presidential address and felicitation in the meeting. Dr. Marting G D, an environmental scientist had an interaction with the student about the theme of 2018 environmental day that is “beat plastic pollution”. Mr. Dinto, the project coordinator of DES spelled out the pledge for the students. Later the students were given out saplings provided by social forestry department of Kalady division.
12th to 14th
DES together with Malayala Manorama and De Paul School of social work organized a three days residential career guidance programme for the students of class 10, 11 and 12. The three days programme began on 12th April 2018 and got over on 14th April 2018. Eminent motivational speakers and career guidance personnel were speakers for the different sessions on motivation, career orientation, goal setting, leadership skills etc.
Friday 03pm - 04pm. Jun, 2017
International Women’s day was celebrated in DiST by the social work department and De Paul extension services on 9.3.18 at 3.00pm in the DiST campus. Fr. George Pottayil V C felicitated the gathering. Ms. Anitha Y Tomy(MSW) spoke about the importance of women empowerment and the different laws to protect women. The elder most supporting staff were presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for their relentless service. Later on the first year social work students of De Paul institute of science and technology presented a street play based on the theme of Domestic violence Act.
Monday 03pm - 04pm. Jun, 2017
On June 5th the DIST team observed the world environment day with a theme ‘connecting people to nature’ to create awareness among the students about the necessity of protecting the nature and become its lovers. A tree was planted by the principal, Mr. Unny C J together with Fr. George Pottayil V C, the DFirector, in the campus premises.
Monday 9.30am - 05pm
A workshop on Protection for women from domestic violence act 2005 conducted by De Paul Extension services (DES). The resource person was Ms. Lisssy Thomas, women Protection officer Ernakulam state and Sandhya V K, regional counsellor, Kerala state social welfare board Trivandrum.
Monday 9.30am - 05pm/p>
MSW students of DiST organized street play and a flash mob at Angamaly, Aluva Railway Station and Lulu mall in collaboration with Service Providing Centers in Ernakulum and De Paul Extension Services to make aware the society about the Protection of women from domestic violence act, 2005’
De Paul Extension Service (DES) engages in different social outreach programes.
It promotes social welfare activities for the advancement of the marginalized and other deprived sections in the society.