On the eve of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Ghandhiji on 2nd October 2018, Government of India has decided to celebrate the same with yearlong events across the country from 2/10/2018 to 2/10/2019.
In this connection KVIC, State Office Gujarat has identified ITM Vocational University to conduct People's Education Program to propagate Khadi and Gramoudyog programs which are developed on Gandhian Philosophy on Rural Development and approved Rs.50,000/- for the said event.
As proposed ITM Vocational University conducting separate activities, competitions at campus for our University students and School students on Gandhian ideology as follows:
Essay writing Competition
The winners of the competition will receive award, prizes and certificate at the Grand event scheduled on 13/10/2018 at Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Town Hall.
The Grand event includes programs as follows:
Seminar on Khadi and Village Industries programs,
Small play on Gandhian ideology,
Fashion Show with the theme “Khadi for Nation and Khadi for Fashion”
The university conducting these activities on People's Education Program to propagate and create awareness among the participants on Khadi and Gramoudyog programs which are developed on “Gandhian Philosophy on Rural Development”.
The students of ITM Vocational University organized 5- days ?Shram Dan Campaign? under Swatch Bharat Mission at Sanoli and Juna Rampura village Tq. Waghodia, District Vadodara from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2016. The camp is sponsored by the office of District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Vadodara. The Taluka Development Officer has assigned the village as per their village level development plan.
Strength of 60 students with 2 faculty members were present for facilitating activities of the campaign.
Required quantity of sanitation articles and construction material arearranged well in advance with the requisite masons and few labours for supporting to students by DRDA.
A team of 5 members (volunteers) for constructing toilet of one beneficiary. (2 students + 2 members of supporting organization + 1 member of beneficiary) to construct Toilets in the village.
After completion of day?s work a meeting was taken to plan next day?s plan of action. On the first day students (29th Aug. 2016) had under taken campaign activity in Sanoli Village and from 30th Aug. 2016 to 2nd Sept. 2016 in Juna Rampura. During the campaign, the participating students have got introduced with their life style by simply watching their condition and while interacting with them. The students has participated in construction work besides this they have collected the baseline data from the villagers.
This campaign has given immense opportunity to know the ground level difficulties/ realities faced by the villagers. They had participated in the campaign enthusiastically. This campaign also has given the importance of Swatch Bharat Mission as the activity under taken under this mission.
As a part of Indian festival celebration Students and Faculties of ITM Vocational University celebrate Diwali in innovative way. All the students and faculties have arranged to visit nearby villages of ITMVU on dated 17/10/2014.
Students and faculties of ITMVU went Gajadra, Someshwarpura and Khandha Village of taluka Waghodiya for distributed gifts, Chocolates & Bicuits to village children. Students and faculties had enjoyed a lot to celebrate Diwali in this way. All the Villagers also enjoyed a lot and gave their blessing and hearty thanks to the authority of ITMVU.
"MAXIMAL" is a group in which people help to mould the future of upcoming generation. In this group ITMVU’s students teach the other students as well as aware them about the topics like career selection, leadership, teamwork, what are the benefits of this, how it will be helpful to them in future and we include activities like quiz for improvement of general knowledge, tower making to see the teamwork and strength and debate to increase their confidence.
Their future plan is to target more rural areas where the carrier is not seen as future scope. so, utilizing that young youth’s knowledge they will shape their future with the vision of literate India.