ISLAMABAD: October 28: In order to keep the tradition of helping and assisting the displaced flood-affected people alive and providing students of the Management Sciences Department to learn entrepreneurial and management skills, this year too a two-day ‘Social Entrepreneurs to Help Flood Affectees of Sindh’ started at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML).
The event was inaugurated by NUML Director General Brigadier Azam, who also visited the stalls arranged and managed by students of the Management Sciences Department. In order to encourage students, he purchased different things from different stalls.
Appreciating the spirit behind arranging the event, he said that it really gave him a sense of pride that young students of the university were equally contributing to a greater national cause of helping flood victims.
NUML Rector Major General Masood Hasan also visited the stalls and lauded teamwork and entrepreneurial skills of the students to establish stalls on their own while making use of marketing skills to buy and donate for the help of their countrymen who were going through a testing time in different parts of the country.
A total of 30 stalls were established by the students in which different products and items of daily use were displayed for sale. Moreover, different donation boxes were also placed at different places of the university for collection of funds and donations.
All profit earned from different stalls and donations collected in the event would be donated to the flood-affected people of Sindh. The event would not only create awareness among students, but also help extend a helping hand to their needy brothers.
A member of the event management team said that last year too students and faculty members of different departments of the NUML had initiated a same sort of drive for flood-hit people. At that time, they had collected more than 300 bundles worth Rs10 million during the drive from students and faculty members of the university comprising ration items, clothes, blankets, medicines and other essential commodities.The news.