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Report on Help for the Affected Residents in Pune Floods 2019

Date: October 1, 2019

Pune faced a devastating rainfall this year, on 25th September 2019. In approximately 4 hours a rainfall on 100 mm was recorded.

Wall of a water canal near Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park opposite to Katraj Dairy collapsed causing other canals to overflow and water entering into the lowlying residential areas and roads. Water from Ambil canal flooded and affected residents of Lower Indira Nagar, KK Market, Gururaj Society, Padmavati Water Pumping Station, Treasure Park and Sahakar Nagar causing a huge loss.

The Students, Faculty Members and Staff of Indsearch College decided to help the affected residents by means of providing them with cleaning and sanitizing materials and also providing them basic food items. Prof. Rushikesh  Palsapkar coordinated the relief work.Donations were collected  from  students , faculty and staff. The area where the relief workwas carried out was near Ganga Tirth Society near Aranyeshwar Temple Sahakar Nagar 1.

The following students volunteered Amruta Mundale, Rutuja Deokar,Pooja Gulavani, Adwait Purandare, Komal Gandhi, Amruta Rane, Vishwajeet Suryawanshi, RahulKorde, Rohit Shinde, Ashish Thorat, Adwait Tambekar, Vaishvi Desai , Pranav Shaha, Jivan Badase,  Satyajeet Chavan, yash Maitreya, Omkar yenpure, Siddhi Marne, Apeksha  Bele , Amruta Vehele,Neha Sharma, Sanika Ponkshe and Spandan Mishra