Jamia Students Forum members in front of Central Canteen at Jamia Millia Islamia; (Photo courtesy JSF)
[Jamia Students Forum members in front of Central Canteen at Jamia Millia Islamia; (Photo courtesy JSF)]

Jamia Students Forum Collects Rs. 130,000 & Truck Full of Relief Aid for Nepal

After last week’s successful conclusion of a collection drive for the quake-hit people of Nepal by a Jamia student organization of law students called Youth for People, another student organization by the name of Jamia Students Forum (JSF) have concluded their own collection drive and dispatched their collection to Nepal on May 4, 2015 through the ongoing rescue and relief operation in Nepal by the government of India and Indian armed forces called Operation Maitri, according to a written statement from JSF.

JSF members at the Old Delhi railway station after handing over the collected relief material to the Operation Maitri team; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF)
[JSF members at the Old Delhi railway station after handing over the collected relief material to the Operation Maitri team; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF) ]
Aside from donations of physical goods like clothes and food, JSF managed to collect about Rs. 130,000 in cash at the end of their 5-day donation drive.

Nanshu Pokharel, a JSF member and a Jamia student from Nepal, is quoted to have said: “We had been collecting funds since 28 April and the response we had received was very positive. It was pleasant to see that people were ready to donate money for a genuine cause.”

JSF members on campus with their truck full of collected relief material meant for the people of Neapal; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF)
[JSF members on campus with their truck full of collected relief material meant for the people of Nepal; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF)]
According to JSF, apart from the money collected, a truck full of following items were shipped from Delhi to Nepal:

1. Clothes — 28 cartons
2. Medicine — 4 cartons
3. Water bottles — 125 cartons
4. Maggie — 5 cartons
5. Rusk — 10 cartons
6. Oats (Dallia) — 2 cartons
7. Frooti Drink — 1 carton
8. Soap — 6 cartons
9. Sanitary Napkins — 2 cartons
10. Tooth brush — 1 carton
11. Tooth paste — 1 carton
12. Mosquito repellent — 1 carton

JSF members on campus with their truck full of collected relief material meant for the people of Neapal; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF)
[JSF members on campus with their truck full of collected relief material meant for the people of Nepal; May 4, 2015 (Photo courtesy JSF)]
JSF-organized donation drive was made possible by the active participation of following students:

Hafsa Aman, Md. Khalid Hasan, Meeran Haider, Naqi Mohd., Sushav Niraula, Kunalika Singh, Nanshu Pokharel, Abhishek Pundir, Praveen Kumar, Choudhary Imran Khan, Abid, Mohammad Sheez, Sufiyan and Sangeet.

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