Various programmes were organized on the occasion of 63rd Independence Day of India. Mr. P.B. Sawant (Former Justice of Supreme Court of India and Ex. Chairman of the 'Press Council of India', presently he presides the 'Lokshasan Andolan', People's Movement against injustice in Maharashtra. He was invited for the programme of Annual Award Distribution Programme. He came one day before to observe the work being done by Snehalaya on 14th, August. The Ahmednagar Press Club invited to discuss with him and organized the Press Conference on the same day more than 50 representative of renowned electronic and print media. He focused on the roles, responsibilities and power of media persons in the development of neglected and deprived people.
Next Day on 15th, August 2009 in the morning at 8.30 am Mr. Sanjay Adhav, the Computer professional from Pune and Mr. Suwalal Shingavi hoisted the national flag. All the students and staff of Snehalaya were present for the programme. The representatives of students addressed the other students and they gave information about sacrifice of several patriotic. Mr. Adhav also addressed the students and advised to concentrate on the studies and be the toppers in the schools. The students demonstrated the skill of Judo and Karate in front of the hon. guests.
Annual Award Distribution Programme:
Mr. Kisanlal Sarada has declared donation of Rs. 51,000 and Mr. Kaundinya has donated his new brand Indica Car faor Snehalaya's Snehankur Adoption Center. Mr. P.B. Sawant said in his speech that Snehalaya is really doing a pathfinding work for the socially neglected section of the society, and it's a responsibility of the other community members to enable this section to be in main stream.