Category Archives: Helping Hand Records

INTERESTING ONLINE FEST TO RAISE FUNDS DURING THE LOCKDOWN

The record for organising an interesting online fest to raise funds during the lockdown was set by CELEBR8. The team organised various activities to entertain people like poster making, playing Antakshari, PUBG competition, poetry event and an event to promote yoga by posting a picture on social media. A revenue of Rs 3500/- generated from the competitions was donated to the PM Care Fund, as confirmed on May 27, 2020.

LARGEST ORAL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAMME

The record for conducting the largest oral cancer screening programme using the VELscan device was set by Dr. Jagdish Zadke, BDS and Dr. Kailash Asawa, MDS from Pacific Dental College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, at Wonder Cement Limited, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, on February 4, 2020. A total of 3,008 people have undergone through oral cancer screening.

MAXIMUM POST OFFICE ACCOUNTS OPENED FOR WIDOWS OF A DISTRICT IN A DAY

The maximum post office accounts opened for widows of a district in a day is 6,685 and this record was set by District Collector Rajkot, Gujarat, at Head Post Office, Rajkot, Gujarat, on January 18, 2020.

CONSCIENTIOUS SOCIAL ACTIVIST

The record for being a conscientious social activist was set by Mohit Salgiya (born on July 6, 2000) of Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He contributed to the society by performing various activities such as participating in cleanliness projects, planting trees, feeding street dogs; offering services to the polio camps, old age homes, blind homes; and at election booths as a level officer. He has also worked for NGOs and projects related to water harvesting, traffic awareness programmes, as confirmed on December 12, 2019.

BIGGEST TOWEL ART

The record for making and displaying the biggest towel art of Siamese Crocodile with a length of 51ft was set by I-PHA at Lemon Tree Hotel, Pune, on January 18, 2020. The team of 7 members took 3 hours and used 870 towels to set up a replica of an endangered species of the crocodile.