Margika Workshop for Special Kids, July 2019
A workshop for Special Kids was organised by the Institute in association with Hyderabad based NGO Margika. The aim of the workshop was to equip stakeholders with effective tools and build capacities. Dr. Neena Rao, Alumnus of the Institute and Founder of Margika, conducted the day long workshop wherein more than 60 people participated.
Collection Drive for Flood Affected Citizens of Pune, August 2019
The Alumni Committee 2019-20 of the Institute in collaboration with NGO SWaCH initiated a Collection Drive for helping flood affected citizens of Pune in the month of August in 2019. The relief supplies including clothing, bedsheets, footwear, food items, sanitary napkins, toiletries etc were collected from students and teaching and non teaching staff and were handed over to Kashtakari Panchayat, the organisation working for vulnerable sections of the society in Pune.
Visit of Jammu Kashmir School Children to the Institute, January 2020
The students of Gokhale Institute represent various regions of the country. The institute recognises the need to strengthen interaction among students from different parts of the country. The Institute therefore collaborated with Aseem Foundation which works in the border regions of India. One of their initiatives has been organisation of tours for students from border areas to various cities of India for introducing them to cultural heritage and various regions and people of India. Under this initiative, the Foundation had organised a tour of school children from Uri and Budgam regions of from Jammu and Kashmir to Pune. Gokhale Institute invited these students on the Institute campus on January 30, 2020. The interaction between the visiting students and students of the Institute was filled with exhilaration, excitement and enthusiasm. The children thoroughly enjoyed the evening at the at the Institute campus under the Banyan tree.
Saluting our Jawans, 2020
Gokhale Institute collaborated with Aseem Foundation, Pune to showcase solidarity with our armed forces who displayed extraordinary courage and valour while defending our frontiers during the standoff with China. A wall of around 300 photographs of family members / individuals holding lamp/ candle were sent to our jawans to salute them, to encourage them and to appreciate their services for the nation.