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Celebration Of International Fruit Day in Mechanical Department And In Orphanage

An International Fruit Day has been celebrated in best Mechanical engineering diploma college in Pimpri Chinchwad on 15 th july 2017 . The aim of celebrating International Fruit Day is to rediscover the importance of fruit in human life. International Fruit Day announced in 2007 and celebrated for the first time at the wall park in Berlin. International Fruit Day annually on 1st July at many places worldwide where people enable it.

The main objectives to celebrate this day :

  • To donate the varieties of fruits to the orphanage by sharing our joy of happiness.
  • To serve the students of orphanage by spending some time with them and to make them aware about the importance of fruits in the life of human being.
  • To aware diploma students about the social responsibity towards the society .

On the occasion of International Fruit Day presentation on facts and importance of fruits in human life has been delivered. And fruits has been donated to orphanage to share fruits in sympathy and joy to benefit to the public interest. 


International Fruit Day celebration in best
Mechanical engineering diploma college in Pimpri Chinchwad

The “Punruthan Samarsata Gurukulam” is located at Chinchwadgaon ,Pune.It has a strength of near about 350 students studying in first to tenth standard. Gurukulam provides them education and hostality at a single place. The Students at Gurukulam are mainly from communities like Paradhi, Kaikadi, Dombari, Mariaaiwale, Sonzari, Tambat, Aadivasi, Vanvasi, Dalit, Bauddha etc. as well as slum dwellers, child labourers and economically weaker sections living in Pune-Chinchwad area.

The old & wise “Gurukulam Education System” is followed at Gurukulam. In this system, Guru (Teacher) and Shishya (Disciple) live together. The Disciple follows the teacher and learns language, values, and vocational trades and gets knowledge of Indian culture.

Information about fruits:

Fruits are nature's treasure or rather nature's gift to human beings. Fruits are the tastiest of all healthy foods. They are healthy because they contain all the essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals and sugar, that are required by human beings on a regular basis. Fresh fruits, in their natural form, are also easy to digest, as compared to nutritional supplements. Therefore, fruits can be consumed by people of any age group

If you take a look at the botanical definition of fruits, you will note that several vegetables can also be categorized into the 'fruit' group. This is indeed true. There are several vegetables that are botanically fruits. However, here we have mentioned only those that can be traditionally classified into the 'fruits' category.

Types of Fruits:

1. Fleshy fruits

as the name suggests, have a soft pulpy wall, with seeds at the centerFleshy Fruits An apple or a pear are excellent examples of fleshy fruits. It should also be noted that other types of fruits like dried fruits, citrus fruits and melons form a subpart of this larger group of fleshy fruits.

e.g.: apple, apricot , green-olives , papaya, mango

2.Dried Fruits

In simplest words, dried fruits can be defined as fruits that are dried naturally or mechanically in order to remove their original water content

e.g.: almonds , brazil nuts, cashews, dates

1. Fleshy fruits

as the name suggests, have a soft pulpy wall, with seeds at the centerFleshy Fruits An apple or a pear are excellent examples of fleshy fruits. It should also be noted that other types of fruits like dried fruits, citrus fruits and melons form a subpart of this larger group of fleshy fruits.

e.g.: apple, apricot , green-olives , papaya, mango

3. Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are the ones that belong to the genus 'Citrus'. They are acidic, juicy and usually have a sharp taste. Citrus fruits also have detoxifying properties, and hence, are used in some detoxification diet plans like the Master Cleanse (lemonade diet).

e.g.: clementine , grapefruit , kumquat , lime, lemon

4. Melons

melon belong to the same family, i.e., gourds. Watermelon, cantaloupe, etc. are examples of melons, which are categorized as fruits. Melons are also classified into the broad category of fleshy fruits because they have an edible pulpy flesh

e.g.: cantaloupe, honeydew melon , squash , watermelon

5. Multiple Fruits

Multiple fruits are called so because they are developed from multiple flowers.One of the classic examples of multiple flowers is pineapple. Some berries like the strawberry also belong to this category of fruits

e.g.: bread fruit , custard apple , jack fruit , pineapple , osage-orange

6. Berries

Berries also belong to the larger group of fruits, i.e., fleshy fruits as they have a pulpy flesh. However, scientifically speaking, berries are fruits that have a pulpy flesh with one or more seeds embedded in it. In that case, a tomato or a banana is also considered as a berry.

e.g.: Bearberrie, blueberries , blackberries , boysenberries , cranberry , gooseberry , grapes

7. Miscellaneous Fruits

Here are some miscellaneous fruits with pictures that can be categorized into either of the above-mentioned categories. For example, the banana is a fleshy fruit, while blackcurrant, crowberries and goji berries are berries

e.g.: banana , black current , coconut , passion fruit , crowberries , passion fruit

Fruit Facts:

  • A strawberry is not an actual berry.
  • Orangutans love mangoes.
  • Apples float in water because they are 25% air.
  • Tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable. Tomatoes are the most popular fruits in the world.
  • Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.
  • An average strawberry has around 200 seeds.
  • Oranges contain antioxidants that help fight the free radicals that damage and age our skin
  • Pumpkins and avocados are fruits not a vegetable.
  • Kiwi contains twice as much Vitamin C as an orange
  • Bilberries are supposed to help improve nighttime vision.

Benefits of Fruits before Meal
  • They are high in fiber, minerals, and contain natural sugars.
  • They are also loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and are low in calories

Helps in Weight Management
  • The fiber present in fruits makes you feel fuller
  • Shut off the hunger signal to the stomach
  • Boosts the metabolism & helps in weight loss

Stimulate the Digestive Tract
  • Enzymes, fiber and prebiotics in fruits
  • Stimulates the digestive juices in the stomach
  • Cleanse the colon
  • Aids in digestion

Banish Belly Bloating
  • Belly bloating is a condition in which stomach feels uncomfortably full
  • Fibre in fruits push out the waste matter from digestive tract
  • Helps in lowering the bloated belly

Regulates Blood Sugar Level
  • Fruits are rich in fiber
  • Fiber helps to slow down the absorption of sugar in the blood
  • Peaches, apricots, apple, pear, berries are considered as diabetes friendly fruits
  • Fruits like blueberries help in reducing insulin resistance

Maintains Healthy Skin
  • Taking fruits before a meal helps in the detoxification process leads to healthy skin
  • Vitamin C present in fruits act as anti-oxidant provides radiant to the skin
  • Fruits like strawberries, papaya are rich in Vitamin-A which helps to achieve glowing skin

Boost Immune System
  • Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C & antioxidants
  • Fight off any invading bacteria and microbes that may cause diseases

Taking fruits before meal detoxify your system and release toxins leads to healthy immune system.


Fruit donation to orphans by staff and students

In this way by celebration of international fruit day is very fruitful to make students aware about importance of fruits in their life and about their social responsibility towards society.

Prof.N.U.Patil & Prof.M.R.Zade

Mechanical Department

Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic