During the 1971 India-Pakistan war, SANS achieved
maturity and organised a superhit kavi sammelan, donating
another sum of Rs.5001/- to the National Relief Fund.
A stall was setup at the Madras Central Railway Station
where all the travelling Indian soldiers were provided
with free tea, biscuits and snacks. Free water stalls were
also installed at four important junctions of Madras city.
On 13 August, 1979, SANS constitution formally came
into existence. The architect of the constitution was
Shri Ramesh Gupta Neerad. On 5-2-1978, SANS, along
with Shree Agarwal Sabha, played host to the All
India Agarwal Yuva Sammellan, in which delegates from
all over India converged. A huge congregation, in which
hundreds of delegates participated, was held at Shree
Rama Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai. The program was a
roaring success and proved to the hilt that SANS
was capable of handling large national level conventions
SANS was growing in leaps and bounds and so were
its activities. The horizon and scope of its activities
widened with each passing year and newer and innovative
presidents earmarked bigger and bigger projects. SANS'
inhouse publication Humdum was launched (and was
subsequently rechristented as Agradhara). Persons
like Shri Vijay Goel, Shri Manoharlal Bagaria, Shri
Suresh Gupta and Shri Purushottam Saraf added more
milestones to SANS.
The need for a permanent source of fund was felt and that
gave birth to Agarwal Navyuvak Trust where
sufficient fund was depositied to carry on the activities
of scholarship and book bank successfully.
SANS took care of the interest of its members'
entertainment too. From time to time, movies were screened
free of cost to its members. An annual Diwali Milan
program was organised every year on a very grand scale.
Besides, every year, we organise a Prashn Manch
quiz programme for both Shree Agarwal Samaj (Madras)
and SANS members.
In the 1990s, SANS had to restrict its membership
for the simple reason that it became extremely difficult
to service more and more members. The membership had
crossed the magical 200 figure and it was thought that
in order to maintain a vibrant organisation, only active
members be taken in its fold. People were waiting in queue
to becomes members of SANS.
The activities have increased manifold. Today our scholarship
program will be envied by any organisation. More than 150
students are given scholarships of Rs.1000, full/half school
tuition fees per year. The scholarship is given after
careful screening and scrutiny. More than 200 students
avail books under our book bank scheme, wherein children from
Class XI and XII are provided with state-board text books.
Besides we have a Marriage Endowment Fund, where needy
Agarwal families are given loans for performing marriage of
SANS is organising health camps and blood donation
camps for the benefit of its members. SANS sometimes
steps into the spiritual fora by organising Maa Bhagwathi
Jagran and religious discourses by renowned gurus.
Sometimes members are taken to Tirupati and other
Another feather in the cap of SANS is our SANS
cricket team. After 5-6 years of hardwork, we have developed a
fairly good cricket team which plays shoulder to shoulder with
other registered clubs of TNCA.
SANS Housing Society was formed with a view to bring
all our members under one roof in one township. A housing
colony formed for about 80 - 100 members has shown substantial
appreciation in land prices and has been benefical to all our
organises every year one outdoor picnic and one one-day local
picnic. Among the outdoor picnics, our Sangh members have
visited Mussoorie, Munnar, Goa, Kadavu, Orange County,
Coorg, Mahabaleswar, Ooty and other idyllistic spots. Many
tours have been conducted to overseas destinations also.