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  • PRAYAAS VNIT

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  • 1. Because people matter.....
  • 2. PRAYAAS-VNIT
    • The idea of a contributing ones’ self to the society or in fact, repaying the society with what it has bestowed us is an urge that couldn’t be trapped within for a long time. The bottled conscience gave rise to the group….PRAYAAS.
    • The thought was nurtured by Mr. Pratyush Prabhakar, now an alumnus of VNIT
    • In sept 2006, Prayaas came to existence which now has grown into a concrete well planned activity supported by the Technical Education students which Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), Govt. of India
    “ The sun does not forget a village just because it is small” PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 3. Mission / Vision
    • PRAYAAS is an official social initiative program of VNIT, Nagpur
    • This program is inspired by the vision of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam of making education compliant to societal needs and providing knowledge connectivity to rural India
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 4. Working methodology
    • - Started by a group of 10 people, Prayaas now has more than 60 members spanning the complete domain of students in the institute
    • Professor incharge: Dr. P M Padole
    • Team incharge: Dr. Sachin Mandavgane
    • - Meeting of all committees organised every Thursday to discuss various issues and to monitor the work done
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 5. Main Activities PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 6. Teaching the Under Privileged
    • The members of Prayaas are involved in teaching the children of construction workers on a regular basis in the VNIT campus
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 7.
    • About 20 students were motivated to rejoin school
    • The nation’s pride of Independence & Republic days are shared with these kids each year
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 8. Shradhanand Anathalaya PRAYAAS VNIT
    • A house of about 60 Girl Students
    • Education provided in school inadequate
    • Provide supplementary education
    • Subjects like Maths and Science taught
  • 9. Recycle and Reuse PRAYAAS VNIT
    • Collection of used note-books from various departments
    • Sorting and Binding of the unused pages from the material obtained
  • 10. Village Development
    • Prayaas has adopted two villages : Deolapar and Dhanori
    • Regular visits are made to these villages
    • Activities carried out:
      • Interaction with school children regarding facilities and future building
      • Teaching them necessary sections, as requested by them
      • Competitions like drawing, etc
      • Interaction with families and study their problems
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 11. Villages of Dhanori and Deolapar
    • Scholarship to meritious students of class V th VIII th and X th Standards
    • Distribution of sports equipments
    • Setting up a small library in the school
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 12. Handing over the Scholarship PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 13. PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 14. Village Digitization
    • An ambitious project by student bodies which can fill the gap between the needy villagers and the social stakeholders
    • Students from different colleges can provide the data of their nearby area villages to a central information centre, from where the relevant data can be segregated by the social service groups
    • The whole information can be used for several uses like proper implementation of various government schemes or in case of any natural calamity or emergency
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 15. Village Digitization
    • Started by Prayaas in its adopted village of Deolapar
    • Future proposals : (planned from the surveying results)
      • Helping the Gram Panchayat in making proposals to the district authorities
      • Change mindset of the villagers to encourage them to strive for self- upliftment
      • Colaboration with the district authorities to find an end to the water problem
      • Creating awareness in school teachers for improving their kowledge in science and commerce subjects
      • Design of rain water harvesting system
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 16. Self Development Activities
    • Sevankur camps : Members of Prayaas attend the sevankur camp every year in Anandvan and Sewagram
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 17. Recent camp in Sewagram (12-14 th Feb, 2010) PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 18. Interactive workshops
    • By Dr. Kishor Mahabal(2009): Sessions on the Problems faced in Village Development and their solutions
    • By Mrs. Samunte Mamu (2008): Guided the members about methods employed for teaching/ tutoring under privileged children
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 19. Bihar Flood Relief Fund
    • Monetary Collection of Rs 1,38,000 INR by Prayaas at VNIT campus
    • 46,000 INR was contributed by the students
    • Faculty of various departments too made a kind gesture by giving a helping hand of 92,000 INR
    • Money collected was forwarded to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 20. ED Sheet Collection
    • ED sheet collection from various departments
    • Sheets sent to Anandvan for further processing
    • Utilized for making Braille scripts for visually challenged students
    • Idea conveyed to IIT Kharagpur - being replicated
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 21. Goonj (Vaastra Samman) Joy Of Giving Week
    • Material collection drive was organised by Prayaas on account of Joy of Giving week from 27 th Sept – 3 rd Oct
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 22.
    • Half truck load of clothes &11,000 INR collected
    PRAYAAS VNIT
  • 23. V-Guide
    • Brainchild of our esteemed Director Dr. S S Gokhale
    • An initiative to bring the late-comers to institute at par with the other students
    • This project is running successfully with more than 150 students,10 student-faculty, covering Mathematics, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Mechanics, Computer Programming
    Because people matter..... Because people matter.....
  • 24.
    • What began with an idea at the MESS
    • TABLES, has been nurtured since last three years
    • AND THE LEGACY CONTINUES…………
    Because people matter.....