Margao: October 1, 2018 … Member of Parliament, Shri Narendra Sawaikar stressing the need of closing all the Old Age Homes for having a healthy society appealed to the people to never part away with parents.
Shri Sawaiker was speaking after commissioning 10 static Bicycles for the inmates of IPA at Margao and inaugurating the ‘Snehi’ Sneha Bhaav Sanskar at Insitute of Provedoria, Margao today. The bicycles costing around 4.5 lakhs have been provided to the institute under MPLAD shceme.
Old age is something which we can’t avoid, Shri Sawaikar said and called upon the children to shoulder the responsibility to take care of their elders. Everyone has a responsibility to care of their family, he added.
The Institute of Provedoria have collaborated with few educational institutes of the South District and started the ‘SNEHI’ wherein the students of these institutes will visit old age homes 365 days, providing much needed care and attention to its inmates.
The institutes of Chowgule College, Damodar College and Jawahar Higher Secondary School have come forward to associate with Snehi.
The Director of IPA in his welcomed speech informed that the institute has also started making paper and cloth bags in association with the Goa college of Home Science to ensure that people desist from using plastic ones.
The Principals of the various colleges also spoke on the occasion.