Mangaluru: In a generous gesture to help the local community during this time of chaos caused by the current lockdown situation, St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangaluru, in collaboration with its Alumni Association distributed kits consisting of food grains and essential items to the needy families in its vicinity.
As a part of this campaign, SJEC handed over 100 kits to needy families in the Vamanjoor region. Each kit comprised of Rice Bag, Toor Dal, Tamarind, Chilli, Palm Oil, Table Salt, Jeera, Coriander, Mustard Seeds and Biscuits Packs. In addition to this, SJEC also distributed 70 kits to its housekeeping staff and farmworkers.
The recipients said that the kits would go a long way in catering to the needs of their impoverished families and thanked the management of the college for coming forward to aid the needy in such troubled times.
The college has always been at the forefront to rush to the necessities of the local community in times of need. As a part of its Educational Social Responsibility, the college has adopted 5 villages and has been actively providing timely assistance to each of its adopted villages.
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