ABOUT US

Development of adopted villages through VDP with understading.

OUR TEAM

The Associate director(CL) and Faculties Coordinate ... and their contribution.

  • Dr.V.Thirumurugan

    Nodal Officer-UBA, Associate Director(CL)

    Deparment of Campus Administration UBA Cell-SRMIST.

  • Dr.P.Vijayakumar

    Project Lead

    Dept Of ECE Project @ Anjur village End-To-End Integrated Rationing System for Distribution of Provisions

  • Dr.T.Deepa

    Project lead

    Dept of ECE Project @ Orathur village Reverse osmosis plant for rural water treatment.

  • Dr. B. Samuel Jacob

    Project lead

    Dept of Biotechnology, School of Bioengineering Project @ Orathur village Versatile Anaerobic reactor for Households to Yield Biogas by Utilizing waste (KISAN VAHYU)

Activities

  • ONLINE WEBINAR VERMICOMPOSTING FOR SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC FARMING & ORGANIC INTEGRATED FARMING FOR SRM ADOPTED VILLAGE COMMUNITY ON 11TH JULY 2020

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (UBA-SRM IST) conducted online webinar - VERMICOMPOSTING FOR SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC FARMING & ORGANIC INTEGRATED FARMING on 11th July 2020 at 4pm for SRM adopted village community and various participants of Participating Institutes, UBA, and Tamil Nadu under UBA.

    Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Associate Director, Campus Life, UBA Nodal Officer of SRM IST has started the program and he has emphasized the importance of conducting online webinar for SRM adopted village people.

    Dr. T.Deepa, Associate Professor, ECE, SRM IST delivered the welcome address. During the program she welcomed the speakers of the program. She introduced about speakers and their experience in the Agriculture field.

      Speaker Dr.S. Kala, Scientist ICAR has given speech about Hands on training on     VERMICOMPOSTING FOR SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC FARMING. The village people were     actively participated and asked queries during the session.  

    About Speaker



    Dr.S.KALA, Ph.D., is currently working as a Scientist (Forestry) at ICAR – Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Research centre, Kota (Rajasthan). She was born in 1982. She completed Ph.D (Forestry) with rank of Topper (9.25/10.0) in her 2006 batch at Forest College and Research Institute (TNAU), Mettupalyam in Tamil Nadu. She has joined in ICAR as a ARS scientist in November, 2009. She has more than 10 year of experience in the field of natural resource management (NRM) for degraded land improvement and management of gullies /ravine land systems through agroforestry, forestry, plantation development towards environmental restoration. She got GOI-SERB international travel grant support in 2019. She has been selected and received young scientist fellowship to attend international climate change conference at ICISE, Quynhon, Vietnam. She has published more than 35 research papers in reputed journals of national and international. Also, published more than 15 book chapters, one book and bulletin exclusively from her research findings and experiences in the field of forestry and agroforestry sciences. She have best poster (SCSI-2016) and best article award (AFM-2019) secured by her in different national forums. Recently, received an outstanding women scientist award in forestry science by Venus international foundation during 5th Annual Womens Meet - AWM 2020 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.






























    To follow up on the conduction of webinar on VERMICOMPOSTING , A meeting with the villagers of SRM adopted village-Orathur, kundrathur block of Kanchipuram district was conducted to discuss and plan about the community issues for their better livelihood in the presence of Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Nodal officer-UBA and Associate Director (Campus life)-SRMIST on 21.07.2020 at Panchayat office Dr.T.Deepa, Associate Professor-ECE department, SRMIST organised the session under the guidance of nodal officer and shared ideas/methods about organic farming, Vermicomposting, tailoring and wire bag making to improve their earning in the wake of COVID pandemic. Mr.Parthasarathy, Panchayat Secretary and 30 villagers were participated.


    On 21st July 2020, UBA-SRMIST team visited at Vermicomposting yard @karsankal, an unit of Tamilnadu Government and the preparation of organic fertilizers was explained by Mr.Kuruba and Jansirani , Motivator of Vermicomposting unit, TN

    UBA-SRMIST team visited at Vermicomposting yard on 21st July 2020 @karsankal, Kundrathur block, Tamilnadu Government


  • UBA Meeting with villagers of Orathur to discuss and plan about the community issues for their better livelihood

    A meeting with the villagers of Orathur,an UBA adopted village in Kundrathur block of Kanchipuram district to discuss and plan about the community issues for their better livelihood was held in the presence of Dr.V.Thirumurugan,Nodal officer-UBA and Associate Director (Campus life)-SRMIST on 21.07.2020 at Panchayat office .

    Dr.T.Deepa,Associate Professor-ECE department , SRMIST organised the session under the guidance of nodal officer and shared ideas/methods about organic farming,Vermicomposting,tailoring and wire bag making to improve their earning in the wake of COVID pandemic.


    Mr.Parthasarathy, Panchayat Secretary and 30 villagers participated.
    The trees planted in the village earlier by UBA during previous projects were by inspected and action taken to replace the spoiled saplings.

    The villagers were taken round the Vermicomposting yard @karsankal,an unit of Tamilnadu Government.
  • ONLINE WEBINAR FOR SRM ADOPTED VILLAGE PEOPLE -ORGANIC GARDENING on 4th July 2020

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, SRM Institute of Science and Technology(UBA-SRM IST) conducted online webinar - ORGANIC GARDENING on 4th July 2020 at 4pm for SRM adopted village people and various participants of Participating Institutes, UBA, and Tamil Nadu under UBA.

    Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Associate Director, Campus Life, UBA Nodal Officer of SRM IST has started the program and he has emphasized the importance of conducting online webinar for SRM adopted village people.

    Dr. T.Deepa, Associate Professor, ECE, SRM IST delivered the welcome address.

    During the program she welcomed Dr.Leenus Martin, Director of Campus Life, and SRM IST, Associate Director of CL, coordinators and participants. She introduced about speaker and his experience in the Agriculture field.

    Speaker has given speech about Organic, Terrace, Roof and Kitchen Gardening from the grassroots level.   Then the village people were actively participated and asked queries during the session.  He has answered for all participants queries. Finally, Director of CL , SRM IST also shared his experience with some photos taken on his terrace gardening

    About Speaker:Mr. N.Madhu Balan has studied B.Sc (Agri) in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 1979-1983. He joined from service in August 2016, putting 33 years of service. During Govt service He had experience in Agmark marketing for 5 years, agriculture field officer for more than 25 years and quality control officer for 5 years.

    During his service, he has contacted as many as possible number of farmers and visited their fields to know their field experiences of farmers and studied the practical difficulties faced by them. Then He decided to render my wholehearted service to those to create awareness about the latest technologies invented by researchers. Moreover, his experience in field diverted towards insight of organic farming understanding the drawbacks of usage of chemical fertilizers and pesticides to the field.

    Moreover, he has found a number of educated youngsters want to turn their head towards agriculture in a motive to improvise the traditional ways of their old generation always complaining loss in crop cultivation. Since He showed an interest in computer which gave an idea of creating a web site naming as “VIVASAYAM KARKALAM” which means let us learn agriculture. He started this in 2012 and slowly group of people started to show their interest in this website and now the numbers have increased to 20,000 members. He used to give ways and means of agricultural technology in simple local language which created a great impact among farming community. Through this web site he is able to reach thousands of them every day very easily. They use to share their experiences, problems and agriculture prospects and production of quality agricultural produce and also export opportunities. 

    Moreover, His agriculture articles were published in newspapers and agriculture book publications. He was invited by FM radio station to give speech about the preparation of organic solutions to kick the pest and diseases of crops in a healthy manner for He has received good welcome among the listeners and He has released a compact disc as requested by them. He has given speeches in farmers meetings, teacher’s gatherings, fertilizer dealers about multifarious field technologies.  He has owned terrace garden and give my experiences in radio about terrace gardening for the benefit of urban publics making them also involved in agriculture. He was invited by Podhigai Television and also honoured in PUDIYADOR ULAGU SEIVOM

    https://www.facebook.com/vivasayamkarkalam/

     


  • UBASRMIST Conducted National Webinar in Related to COVID-19 on 27th May, 2020



    UBASRMIST conducted National Webinar on Training for the trainers of participating institutes of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan on Risk Communication to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Rural India on 27th may 2020. The Speaker was Dr. Gyanmudra, Professor & Head , CGG&PA& Director CRU, National Institute of Rural Development & PanchayatI Raj, Hyderabad, India. Welcome speech given by Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Associate Director (CL) & UBA Nodal Officer, SRMIST. Webinar has been Coordinated by Dr. T. Deepa, Associate Professor, ECE dept, SRMIST and Dr. B. Sameul Jacob, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, SRMIST.
     

    120 Participants has been participated from different colleges all over India. All participants has awarded with E- Certificates.





  • Distribution of COVID 19 Relief material, Nattarasampattu Village

    SRM group of Institutions, under the patronage of its Founder Chancellor and Perambalur MP Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar today distributed 1000 packets of relief materials  containing rice, wheat, dhal and other groceries worth Rs.5 lakhs to the needy people of its 8 UBA adopted villages through the Chengalpattu district administration.
    3rd Phase work
        Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRM Institute of Science and Technology provided COVID 19 Relief materials to needy people in Nattarasampattu Village on 02.05.2020. 4kgs of Rice has been provided to 315 households in the  Nattrasampattu village.








    Dr. V.Thirumurugan, UBA Nodal officer along with Nattarasampattu middle school H.M Mr. Chakrapani and Pancahyat functionaries of Nattarasampattu village Mr. Seetharaman and Mr.Vedagiri has distributed the relief materials to the people.



                                   
                                        We also distributed protective face mask to the villagers.

  • UBASRMIST Provided COVID 19 Relief Materials, Pattaravakkam Village

    SRM group of Institutions, under the patronage of its Founder Chancellor and Perambalur MP Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar today distributed 1000 packets of relief materials  containing rice, wheat, dhal and other groceries worth Rs.5 lakhs to the needy people of its 8 UBA adopted villages through the Chengalpattu district administration
    2nd Phase work
     Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRM Institute of Science and Technology provided COVID 19 Relief materials to needy people in Pattaravakkam Village on 01.05.2020. Set of 18 provisional items includes Rice, sugar, oil, masala powder, etc has been provided to 100 households in the village.

    Under the auspices of UBA,the centrally sponsored project, SRMIST has distributed relief materials to the people of Pattaravakkam village ,who lost their income due to lockdown.
    In the context of lockdown to contain the spread of COVID19,the state/ central Governments have requested the people/organisations  to get United and help the poor ,who have no source of income.
    SRMIST,which has been doing all kinds of assistance in the adopted villages,with the patronage of its founder Chancellor Dr.T.R.Paarivendhar has distributed 100 pockets of relief materials each worth Rs.500 to the people ,who lost their livelihoods in view of lockdown.
    At an event held at Pattaravakkam village today,Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Associate Director(Campus life) and Nodal officer-UBA distributed the assistance to the beneficiaries.
    He also informed that the assistance would continue in other UBA adopted villages also from tomorrow.
    Mr.Chandrasekar Headmaster,PU school,Mr.Manivannan, Panchayat Assistant and Mr.Karthik participated in the event.



                                     
                                        We also distributed protective face mask to the villagers.




  • Providing Groceries as COVID 19 Relief items in UBA Adopted Villages.


    COVID-19 Relief Materials Distribution by SRM IST- UBA


    SRM group of Institutions, under the patronage of its Founder Chancellor and Perambalur MP Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar today distributed 1000 packets of relief materials  containing rice, wheat, dhal and other groceries worth Rs.5 lakhs to the needy people of its 8 UBA adopted villages through the Chengalpattu district administration.
    In an event held at the District Collector's office on 27 April 2020, District collector Mr. John Louis IAS, in the presence of Ms.Priya, DRO, Project director Rural development Mr. Sridhar inaugurated the token distribution for 30 households of Anjur village. The event was attended by, Deputy director Mr. Senthil Kumar , Mr. Selvam, RDO/Chengalpattu, Director of Hotel Management of SRM Dr. Antony Ashok Kumar and SRMIST's Associate Director (Campus Life) & UBA nodal officer Dr. V. Thirumurugan.
                            


               
                             


    The first batch of the provision was distributed to a few villagers by our Vice Chancellor Dr. Sandeep Sancheti and Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Nodal Officer-UBA and Associate Director (CL), SRMIST.
    The rest of the relief items will be distributed to the people with the help of volunteers.




  • Activities done by SRMIST during COVID 19 Crisis


    UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN – SRMIST
    Activities Conducted during the crisis hours of COVID-19

    Teaching, non-teaching and administrative staff of SRM Group of Institutions have donated Rupees 1. 15 Crores towards battling COVID 19 pandemic. Coronavirus has affected over 180 countries and many countries including India are currently in lock down /state of emergency.
    The Founder Chancellor of SRM Group, Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar, who is also a Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha from the Perambalur Constituency, has transferred the money collected to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund.

    Ms. Anju and Dr. P.Keerthi, Project Associates of UBA SRMIST has given Awareness speech on COVID-19 in two different languages (English and Tamil) which is being telecasting in SRM FM Muthucharam (90.4).
    We prepared video on how to make liquid soap at home by using home made products to give awareness during shortage of soaps which is available in market because hand washing is the best method to prevent us from corona. The video has been uploaded in Our YouTube channel.
    SRM Hospital has started separate corona Isolation wards with 100 beds for the corona patients. Also it has quarantine wards with capacity of holding 200 members who comes with suspection and symptoms of Corona. TamilNadu Health Minister Dr. C. VIJAYABASKAR has visited the SRM Hospital to monitor the availability of equipment and necessity during Corona crisis.

               

     Fablab SRMIST has developed 3D printed Head set/ face shield for the Health workers working during COVID crisis. It’s basically a 3D printed head set design modified by students Harsh Mattoo and Anurag Atulya of SRMIST. The Acrylic sheets and other material was procured and is laser cut in Fablab and assembled. Design changes made as per request of the doctors. They made 550 3D printed face shields and donated it to SRM Hospital.


                           

    And Fablab has also designed the Automated AMBU machine to assist ventilation for SRM Hospital. The current global pandemic due to the Covid19 virus causes illness that can lead to a patient landing in Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring Ventilation to assist in the recovery. There are not enough ventilators available in the government and private sectors combined and multiple efforts are ongoing to find a solution. Groups of scientists, engineers and doctors across the globe are involved in the testing, trying and treating of this problem. 

    After multiple discussions with critical care physicians, anesthetists and pulmonologists, and after reading through published literature on Mechanical ventilation, the following solution is proposed as an Automated AMBU Bag. 

    Students from CSE department of SRMIST has created an app to self - assessment to identify the symptoms of corona and it also provides updates on spread of  corona in India. 

    Furthermore we are planning to donate grocery items for 50 households in adopted village for ST community people. We will continue our work to fight against corona.
    # STAY HOME # STAY SAFE
    TOGETHER WE CAN FIGHT CORONA.





  • Women's Day Celebration 2020 with women SHG at Nattarasanpattu

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan we celebrated International Women’s Day on 12th March 2020 at Nattarasanpattu village with group of women from SHG (Self Help Group). We celebrated this program based on the theme “An Equal World is an enabled world” with vision to motivate women for their capacity building and skill development.
     
    The program started with welcome speech by Dr. P.Keerthi, where she formally addressed the gathering. Mrs. T.A.S. Marry, Block manager of women SHG, Kancheepuram District has inaugurated the program. In her inaugural address she motivated SHG women to develop and empower themselves with their own skills. She also emphasized that Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST has come forward to help women SHG by giving training in various programs to improve their livelihood and kindly make use of it. Dr. V.Thirumurugan Associate Director (CL), Nodal Officer UBA, SRMIST has presided the Women’s Day Program and delivered the address. He said that he is very happy to support the women SHG to develop their livelihood and encourage them to explore their skill. It helps them to improve their economic status.  Mr. V. Veeramani Assistant Project Officer and Mr. Seetharaman Panchayat Secretary Nattarasanpattu have given the speech on Women’s Day.
     
     
     
    the program was started with welcome dance by Dr. P.Keerthi, UBA project Associate and Ms.Anju, UBA Project Associate. Then we conducted various competitions like Rangoli, Lemon and Spoon and musical chairs for SHG women. They are very enthusiastic and participated in all competitions. The program has ended with prize distribution who participated in all competition. The program has ended with prizes distribution that has participated in competition and won first three places.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • SRMIST-UBA Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    SRMIST-UBA Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0
    SRM Institute of Science and Technology
    Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    On 27th February under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, SRMIST celebrated National Science Day 2020 at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School.
    The program was started with “Tamil Thaai Vazhthu” song by students. Ms.S.Kavitha, Head master of school has formally welcomed the chief guests Ms. Balamani, BEO of Kattankulathur, Mr. Subash, Head of the village and Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Nodal Officer of UBA SRMIST.





       
    Ms. Balamani, BEO has inaugurated the program, in her inaugural address she emphasized the importance of celebrating Science day and she encouraged students to develop their innovative skills in science and technologies. She motivated students to take Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, former President of India as their role model to become a great scientist like him in their future.
    Dr. V.Thirumurugan, Nodal officer of UBASRMIST has presided the Science day program and delivered the address. In his Presidential address he said, SRMIST is one of the very well known higher education institution in the country and we are active and interest in participating in events like this. He said SRMIST will always continue their work in development of villages and Govt. schools.

            


    Then the cultural programs has been conducted many students were actively participated in dance. Some students have given Speech on the theme “Science Day”. Some Students from Neelamangalam Panchayat Union Primary school has also participated  in this Science Day program.


           Next Session was the Science Fair and Expo competition which was organized by school where they showcased different experiments and innovations of students. By observing all hard work with different ideas of students judges categorized first, second and third position of participants. Then we conducted drawing and essay competition among interested students based on the theme “Science Day”. Among the best we categorized participants into first, second and third positions.
    After completion of all competition we distributed prizes to winner and a certificate to all participants. Finally the Program ended with vote of Thanks given by UBA-SRMIST team and HM of the School.

  • Health Camp & Fair at the Government School, Patravakkam Village.



    HEALTH CAMP & FAIR AT THE GOVERNMENT SCHOOL PATRAVAKKAM VILLAGE

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST, the Team of Initiating Fusion SRMIST conducted a competition for school students at Patravakkam Panchayat Union Middle school which is located near Mahindra World City on 15th February 2020. The team conducted various activities in the school in which almost all the students participated. The students from 1st to 4th standards were given painting sheets where as the students of 5th to 8th were provided with A3 sheets on which they designed various cartoons.




    Swachhata & plastic Awareness pledge was taken by all the students in-order to take care of their hygiene and also to keep their surroundings clean.




     A Health camp was conducted by SRMIST Doctors. Many villagers took part in the Health camp.

                                

     Games like car racing, break the pyramid, number sum were also conducted. A tattoo stall was also set up by the members of the association. The classes in the school were decorated with charts and banners. Gifts and goodies were distributed to the children.
                                                    

    Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Associate director (Campus life) and UBA-SRMIST Nodal officer graced the event with their presence and helped in organizing the event. The president of IT Association

                                             
    Ms. M. Safa along with the faculty of IT department, Prof. Nithya and Ms. Keerthi, Project Associate of UBASRMIST took part in this event. The team was really contented and pleased to see smile on the faces of the children. Sharing some valuable moments with the children will be humanitarian work.


  • WHAT WE DO

    CONTACT US

    For enquiries you can contact us in several different ways. Contact details are below.

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST

    • Street :SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur - 603 203
    • Person :SRM OFFICE
    • Phone :+91-44-2745 5510
    • District :Chengalpattu
    • State :Tamil Nadu
    • Country :India
    • Email :ubasrmist@gmail.com

    SRM Institute of Science and Technology, is a deemed university located in Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India, near Chennai.

    It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur