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

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