In connection with the My India Project for II year B. Sc Students (Maths, Physics and Chemistry), they were taken outside to UBA Adopted villages kolathur and chettipunyam to do a survey project under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. Under the guidance of Dr.V.Thirumurugan Associate Director campus life and Nodal Officer of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-SRMIST.along with 31 students, we started the trip from SRMIST Kattankulathur on 11/02/2023 at 8.50 AM. Before starting the trip all the members took pledge against plastic usage.Thirty one students (Maths-6, Physics-10, Chemistry-15), two staffs each from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry departments, Mrs. Anju (Intern from School of Public Health), Mr. N.S. Sridhar from Estate office were present in the field visit. We had our snacks inside the bus .We reached the kolathur village by 10.30 AM.
We met the village VAO and we started our house hold survey work. Students were divided into 10 groups containing two girls and one boy.
They went to all the streets of the village in great enthusiasm and they took the house hold survey. Each group covered more than 12 houses, and total of 94 house hold survey were completed in the morning session.
Meena Parvathy Sankar, staff from Maths department took the village survey from the VAO. All completed their work within 1.00 PM. We had our lunch in the nearby temple. We started our survey work in the afternoon in Anbu nagar Village, Chettipunyam.
In that village we visited the houses of irular community people and the people welcomed us with great enthusiasm and the students took the house hold survey.
Our Associate Director also accompanied us to the village. We took photos with the people. We completed the work by 4.PM. In the evening session, students covered about 74 houses in the house hold survey. The forms were handed over to Mrs. Anju (Intern from School of Public Health) at the end, the students and the staff were provided with nice snacks and we all returned to the college by 5.15 PM.
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