A Welfare Camp for Tonga Community was held at Nalanda University's Ajatshatru Residence Hall ground from April 21-22, 2017. The camp included sessions on catastrophe readiness and wellbeing registration camp for steeds and was sorted out by Project Anwesha, containing a group of understudies and tutors from Nalanda University. It was sorted out as a team with Nalanda University, Dalai Lama Fellows Foundation, People For Animals Trust (PFA), Animal and Fisheries Resource Department, Govt. of Bihar, and UNICEF.
Shri Awadhesh Kumar Singh, Hon'ble Minister Animal Resources and Fisheries Department, Government of Bihar introduced the camp on April 21 at Ajatshatru.
Inaugurating the camp, Shri Singh, stated, "Rajgir is a delightful and recorded town whose genuine magnificence can be experienced just in a Tonga ride. A welfare camp for the Tonga Community is hence extremely critical for the town. The general population of Bihar have exceptionally elevated requirements from the University and an occasion like this demonstrates the University can satisfy such expectations."
Professor Pankaj Mohan, the Interim Vice Chancellor, respected the dignitaries and said that this occasion is with regards to the old Nalanda's convention of manufacturing cozy association with the neighboring towns and living in congruity with nature.
K. Chandramoorthi, Officiating Registrar, Nalanda University in his location stated, "Occasions like this welfare camp are the network outreach endeavors that construct the relationship of the University with the general population of Rajgir and we trust that the Tonga Community profits by it."
Dr. Prasad A. Pathak, Assistant Professor, School of Ecology and Environment and Faculty responsible for Rajgir Archeological Survey Project presented Project Anwesha and clarified how the ability advancement programs got ready for the three days would profit the Tonga Community. Mr. Abinash Mohanty, the understudy who had ideated Project Anwesha shared that for him the Tonga Community is in a way the personality of Rajgir and that is the reason he took up an undertaking that concentrated on this community.
Ms. Vasudha Gupta, President of PFA, Patna stated, "Gandhiji had said that you can pass judgment on how built up a nation is by observing the state of its creatures. I trust that we end up mindful of the need to concentrate on creature welfare and such camps turn into a standard feature."
Mr. Baleshwar, the President of the Tonga Association, likewise talked in the interest of the Tonga people group and shared his encounters of shipping travelers from different parts of India throughout the years and communicated his expectation that all the more such endeavors are made to enhance the working state of the community.
On the primary day the significant occasion was a wellbeing registration camp for ponies at Ajatshatru by PFA and Department of Health Bihar Government. On the second day sessions were held for Tonga Community just as understudies of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Rajgir on Disaster Preparedness. These sessions were driven by Inspector Vinay Kumar and his group from National Disaster Response Force. Reviewer Kumar likewise gave preparing in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid. Dr. Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan, Mentor of Anwesha and Associate Professor, School of Ecology and Environment School at Nalanda University was additionally a piece of these sessions.