Thanal

Societal Bureau of Department of Civil Engineering (THANAL)

The societal bureau of the Civil Engineering Department keeps on rendering generous services to the under-privileged members of the society. Some of the notable activities are as follows:

  • Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Veli on 19th December 2015.
  • Thanal Members constructed a bathroom for an econcomically challenged family at Chempakamangalam during October 2015.
  • Thanal Members constructed a bathroom for an econcomically challenged family at Vengodu during May 2015.
  • Thanal members distributed onam food Kit to families at Vizhinjam and Kovalam during April 2015.
  • Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Shanghumugham hall during January 2015
  • Thanal associated with Pallium India in organizing a cultural event for the Pallium India inmates at Satyan Memmorial hall during December 2014.
  • Thanal members distributed Onam kit with rice and required groceries to 35 families of palliative patients at Poovar during September 2014.
  • Thanal members visited Care home charitable society, Pulayanarkotta on 06 April 2014 and the students contributed their time in cleaning activities and offered lunch for all the inmates
  • Thanal members attended the World Palliative Care Day celebrations held at ValiduringOctober 2013 and help transportation facilities to bring the patients to the venue and they also conducted various programs to entertain the patients
  • Thanal members distributed Onam kit with rice and required groceries to 10 families of palliative patients at Nedumangad and Vithura on September 2013
  • Tanal members of about 50 students from the Civil Engineering Department visited an institution for the mentally challenged, at Pangappara on 28th July, 2013.
  • Distributed medicines worth Rs. 30000 to a medical camp at Attapadi.
  • Distributed Onam kits with 5kg rice and the required groceries to 10 families of Palliative patients at Muzhukkumpuzha.
  • Thanal joined Pallium India –which is A national registered charitable organization to Celebrate World Palliative Care day on 8th October 2012.
  • Visited an old age home at Chakkai having nearly 100 inmates on Independence day. All inmates were provided with food, clothes and bedsheets and Thanal members spent useful time with the inmates sharing their stories. We were able to have an insight into the attitude of the society to their desolate and deprived parents.
  • Gifted sarees, shirts and trousers to the needy people at SreeChithra poor home and Palliative Centre, Pattom.
  • With the alumni of Civil Engineering Department, Thanal members visited Balabhavan and Bhalikabhavan at Kattala and provided lunch to all the inmates.
  • Thanal joined Pallium India –which is A national registered charitable organization to Celebrate World Palliative Care day on 8th October 2011. The members volunteered in bringing the physically challenged people for the SnehaSanthwanaSangamom and spent the whole day with them and ensured that they reached back safely to their homes.
  • Visited a palliative patient affected by polio at Nandiyode and financial assistance of Rs.5000 was given to him for the marriage of his daughter.
  • As part of the fund raising for the activities of Thanal, a lucky draw was conducted during Utbhav 2011 and all the winners of the lucky draw were given attractive prizes like mobile phone, MP3 player etc.
  • All the prizes were donated by the Thanal members. So the total sale proceeds turned out to be the profit to Thanal.
  • Donation of Rs.10,000 was made to a cancer patient for his surgery.
  • Distributed Christmas kits with 5kg rice and the required groceries costing Rs.500 each to 10 families of Palliative patients at Muzhukkumpuzha.
  • Constructed a second house at Kilimanoor costing Rs. 100,000, the key of that building will be handed over to Sri. Gopinathan today.
  • Thanal member visited NirmalaShishuBhavan, palayalam and Snehaveedu,Nalanchira.
  • Organised a medical camp at the adopted village at Kilimanoor with the coorperation of Doctors from S.U.T Hospital, Vattapara. Doctors from various specialities like ENT, Dermatology, Pediatrics, Ortho and Neuro were present at the camp. Patients were given free medicines. Around 250 villagers benefitted from the camp. Medicines worth Rs 15000 were distributed in the camp.
  • Provided onam kit containing rice and the required groceries and provisions for a month to a deserving family.
  • Thanal was successful in constructing a house for a destitute lady, mother of a mentally and physically challenged person, at Kilimanoor. The completed building was handed over on 17th March, 2011.
  • Visited NirmalaShishubhavan on 9th October, 2010 and provided the baby inmates with protein rich baby food, gifts and clothes.
  • Thanal members visited Mother Theresa orphanage.
  • Adopted Malavedan tribal colony, the inhabitants of which were completely deprived of community life, at Pappala near Kilimanoor. They were educated and given continuous awareness sessions about the Importance of education, health and sanitation. Thanal celebrated Christmas with the tribal people by presenting them Christmas cake, gifts and clothes to the children over there. Frequent association and interaction with the children of the village could help to bring them out of the dark dungeons of the social backwardness to a certain extent.