Thursday, October 31, 2019

SRM Medical students – Organized Swachhata Hi Seva" Campaign, took National Pledge and Shramdaan for Collection of Plastic Waste on 25.10.2019@ Thenmelppakkam village 

UBA-SRMIST and SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre  organized a rally in Thenmelpakkam village of Kattankulathur Panchayat Union, an adopted village under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan at 9 am on 25.10.2019 to promote Swachhata Hi Seva awareness about plastic free village.
Dr.V.V.Anantharaman, Prof. of Community Medicine, SRM Medical College was the Chief Guest and he flagged off the rally, highlighting the urgent need of plastic free society. A pledge avoiding the use of plastic was also taken by all the students and faculty.

Awareness Campaign /Rally was organised in Thenmellpakkam village under swachhata hi seva 2019 Plastic Free village Campaign. The rally went round various streets of the village with anti-plastic slogans creating awareness among the villagers and took anti plastic pledge.


Dr.V.Thirumurugan,  Nodal Officer-UBA and the Associate Director (CL) of SRMIST felicitated the event.



Students & Faculties of SRM medical College, and Students & teachers from the local Panchayat middle school numbering 150 participants took part in the event. 
As part of the campaign the volunteers picked up rags and paid visit to various shops and spread awareness among the shopkeepers and people they met on the need to build plastic less society.
















The rally students collected 30 kgs of banned plastic in the village and handed over to the panchayat for disposal.

Monday, October 28, 2019


SRM College of Nursing has organized a rally in Nattarasanpattu  village of Kattankulathur Panchayat Union  ,an adopted village under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan at 11 am on 25.10.2019 to promote Swachhata Hi Seva awareness.

Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Nodal Officer-UBA and the Associate Director (CL) of SRMIST was the Chief Guest and he Flagged off the rally, highlighting the urgent need of plastic free society and explained various means to shun single-use plastic and a pledge in this regard was administered to the participants through Swachhata Hi Seva activities.








Mrs.Geetha , Assistant Professor Of Nursing ,SRM Nursing College felicitated the event.

Mr.S.Seetharaman,Panchayat Secretary ,Nattarasanpattu participated in the rally.
53 Students & Faculties of SRM Nursing College participated in the event. The Students collected 40 kgs of banned plastic in the village and handed over to the
panchayat for disposal.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

 SRM Institute of Science and Technology conducted a Student Solar AmbassadorWorkshop 2019 at its premises in Kattankulathur on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This was organized by SRMIST in association with IIT Bombay as part of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. The chief guest for the event was Vice Chancellor of SRMIST, Dr Sandeep Sancheti. Guest of honour was District Education Officer, Chengalputtu, A Prabakar.
 The Student Solar Ambassador Workshop, the seed concept of Gandhi Global Solar Yatra, is aimed at sensitizing the young generation. At the event, over 1,000 students from 13 schools were given hands on training on how to assemble a solar study lamp. Students also took a pledge of non-violence towards environment.
 Speaking at the event, Associate Director (Campus Life) of SRMIST, Dr.V.Thirumurugan said that the event was organized in association with IIT Bombay. “The funds for this workshop and solar lamps were approved by Founder Chancellor of SRMIST and Member of Parliament, Dr Parivendhar. The motive of this workshop is to help younger generation   to tap solar energy. They were given   hands on training to assemble solar study lamps.”
 Dr Sandeep Sancheti in his address to students said that it was important to have a healthy living conditions because it would make their life happy. He also added Cleanliness is very important and it would lead for a long and healthy life. For this we have to keep our own places clean first and throw waste in open spaces. This should be the core message of this event As part of SRMIST’s initiative, NSS volunteers cleaned Potheri village on 2 October 2019. “Our Chancellor has been kind enough to support this drive so that under-privileged students who have no access to electricity will be able to benefit through this solar drive and have a chance to use solar lamps which are cost effective and user friendly.
 District Education Officer, A Prabakar said, “The situation today has changed drastically from the time he grew up and Children now a days are more knowledgeable as they get to know more information about several topics from different sources. Tamil Nadu is second in terms of education in India and our students are excelling in all aspects of life.  He also congratulated SRMIST for being social conscious and taking steps to help students in having quality education.
 Two Technical Talks one on Climate Change and the other on Solar Photovoltaic Systems were held for students. Dr. R. Senthil narrated a deep insight into the current Climatic scenario and how the young generation must take up sustainable development as their life’s objective to create a better place for themselves and the future generation.
Dr R. Sridhar gave an electrifying technical talk on the topic solar photovoltaic systems and then went on how versatile solar PV has grown in today’s world.
      

 The Student Solar Ambassadors were accommodated to their respective training classrooms which acted as hubs of disseminating the knowledge and skills from the trainers to their trainees. The Volunteers from ASCE and maintenance staff help the trainer in 45 classrooms in university building for distribution of kids, projectors and PA system arrangements .

 The valedictory function was held in a massive auditorium and the venue was filled with light from thousand solar lamps lights and joyful faces of SSA. Thousand lamps were jiggled in the tiny hands, which was glorious spectacle to witness and the guests of honor were truly awe-struck and were convinced that the new generation was the pure and bright light of hope for the betterment of the world.  The participants, school   , teachers and parents were really very happy and satisfied that they have indulged themselves in this global event SSA -2019, which is for a social cause.  

Feedbacks from the headmasters, teachers and students were confirmed about their real understanding of the present condition of our planet and the dangers of global warming. Further, they expressed about their gratitude and enhanced confidence level towards the mitigation of climate change. They all together assured to strive for improving sustainability through non-violence towards the environment with a group pledge. Dr. R. Senthil expressed vote of thanks to each and everyone involved directly and indirectly to make this event successful and most importantly to the confident younger minds to become real Student Solar Ambassadors of our nation. The great SSA 2019 event concluded with National Anthem at 5.00 pm and Student Solar Ambassadors dispersed happily with a ray of hope.


Experience of the participating in SSA workshop.
Trainers View:
1.SSA program was a kick start for creating awareness of solar energy to the students. This program was conducted at the right time for the targeted age of students...SSA promoting education, importance of solar energy and awareness of global warming in a single product ( program)- "solar study lamp " . Felt very proud to be part of this  awareness program.

Mr.Vengatesan AP
Department of Automobile Engineering

2.This workshop was really all the students  participated enthusiastically and felt happy while taking the kit as their own. Thanks  for given this opportunity to me also. 

Mr.Kalimuthu AP(Sr.G)/ ECE 

3.My heartfelt wishes to the team organising this workshop
Students had enjoyed while assembling solar pv lamp kit  and they asked questions how the green and red light is glowing in the same led and clarify their doubts.students learnt more from this workshop.Not only solar lamp is illuminating thousand young minds also illuminating.Thank you sir                      .          
R.Jayanthi

ECE department

4.Felt proud to be part of this event. Feel happy by created awareness of Renewable energy to the future generation.
Save nature. Save lives.

S.SenthilMurugan
Asst Prof.(Sr.G)/EEE
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

At the request of Panchayat Union Middle School, SRMIST donated projector, screen, amplifier to a designated classroom on 7th August 2019, which will now be used as digital classroom.




On the same occasion, the students from Class 8 had participated in TechnoFest conducted in SRMIST Kattankulathur campus in July 2019. The students received participation certificates for quiz competition. And one of the students received 2nd prize for building "Hand Robot" model under Artificial Intelligence theme. He received medal and Rs.1000 cash prize.



Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The UBA cell of SRMIST is keen in participating in "rural education". With this aim, the UBA team brought students from Govt High School, Anjur to SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Kattankulathur campus on 6th August 2019. It was a great opportunity for them to experience campus life, the various disciplines of studies, the campus facilities available. Faculties from various Departments gave them an orientation to the different academic courses during the tour.
At Mechinal Lab, SRMIST
At Automobile Lab, SRMIST
At Aerospace Lab, SRMIST

At Library, SRMIST







Saturday, August 3, 2019

A needs assessment survey was conducted at Govt High School, Anjur in July 2019. Based on its results, priority areas were identified for uplifting the existing facilities in the school.

The first activity commenced was the repair of old fans and and fixing new fans and tubelights in classroom and openstage in school ground.




 

Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, SRMIST has been participating in rural education and contributing to school development.

One of our faculties have kind-heartedly donated books on subjects: dictionary, atlas, english grammar, novel, story books, puzzles, crossword and basic science which has been donated to the Public Library at Pattaravakkam and libraries of Govt Primary and High schools of the five UBA adopted villages - Anjur, Thenmelpakkam, Pattravakkam, Orathur and Nattarasanpattu.

Monday, July 22, 2019

SRMIST participates in rural education and infrastructure development.

On 18th July 2019, with the help of II year Civil Engineering students, the UBA cell of SRMIST conducted Training Needs Assessment Survey at Govt High School, Anjur. The aim of the survey was to identify gaps in learning, inadequate facilities in school and provide for upliftment of the school's infrastructure.

All the students and teachers cooperated in completing the survey, which will be analysed and their priority needs will be addressed upon approval from SRM Management.