NavSankalp Chandigarh , a charity organization, run by the students of tricity took forward the legacy of saving innocents by donating a handsome amount of Rs 1,01,055 to a 6 year-old boy,Sarthak, who lost his father,late Kamal Kumar,in 2006.Mother being the only earning hand,that too by stitching clothes, could not manage to financially help his own child.Doctor said that the infant was suffering from atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome, which needed urgent treatment.This is where NavSankalp came to rescue.The innocent has been successfully treated and is at the pink of his health also he was present during the official donation with an innocent smile on his face.
The formal donation was done on 6th October in the presence of esteemed dignitary,Dr. Navdeep goel , Dean student welfare,Dr.Anuradha jatana,our professors in-charges prof. Ravinder Chaudhry, prof. Ravinder dogra, prof. Sumita bakshi and Associate Prof. Harish Kumar,CSE department,UIET.Ajay Mahajan and Patient’s mother, thanked Miss Gunjan Sharma, the president of the organization, with teary eyes. NavSankalp’s donation not only cleared the bills of the little soul but also bought back the hope to live to Sarthak’s Mother.
NavSankalp has been a highly active association of college going students, that has saved the lives of over 55 innocent children, all below the age of 17, belonging to the poor strata of our society, by donating a sum of approximately 27 lakh rupees, till date, which the students collect by a number of fund raising events , such as ‘Market Collections’ , and ‘Sparkles- The Mega Charity Event’ . The organization was founded by Harpriya Kaur, a student of D.A.V. College Chandigarh, in the year 2006. Over the years the number of members has grown from a mere 6 in the year 2006 to a handsome 250 members today.