Live Talk on Universal Values
On the occasion of ‘National Youth Day’, TIMSR’s SRC Cell invited MMS students (Batch 2020-2022 & 2021-23) for a live talk on ‘Universal Values’, via a virtual platform zoom on January 12, 2022, by BK Shivani, a Spiritual leader and Teacher at Brahma Kumaris, a Spiritual Organization. The points highlighted in the session were as follows:
Overall, the session was highly informative and 308 students participated actively during the session.
TIMSR Social Responsibility Cell ‘Samvedna’ and Women Development Cell organized a poster making competition on ‘Women Empowerment and Gender Equality’ for MMS, Sem- III Students (Batch 2020-2022) to enable them to express their views on the said topic through art and creativity. A total of six participants participated and all the posters were submitted on 26th October 2021, via online mode in pdf format, after which winners were announced. The students participated enthusiastically in the competition.
Mask Making and Distribution
On 21st August 2021, SRC -Samvedhna cell of Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research conducted an activity on “Mask Making and Distribution” to provide home-stitched masks to the street vendors, watchmen of various societies, and other needy people in the neighboring community. Volunteers distributed more than 50 masks successfully. The activity was conducted in collaboration with the NSS unit of Thakur College of Engineering and Technology. A total of ten volunteers (MMS semester II – Batch 2020-2022) participated in the activity, enthusiastically.
E-awareness session on Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality
TIMSR SRC ‘Samvedhna cell’ conducted an event on 14th August 2021, on the topic “E-Awareness Session on Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality” for the students of MMS Semester II (batch 2020-22) with the help of Role Play
The event started with our Morning Prayer and Daily Mindfulness Session. Prof. Richal Tuscano – Asst. Professor TIMSR also spoke a few words on Gender equality and women’s empowerment. After this, The SRC members gave an overview on the topic of the event i.e., Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, and its purpose.
The role play contained the imaginary story of a girl, who struggles for her Right to Education and takes help from an NGO, turns into a strong personality, who later would go on to help other suppressed women in her hostel and at her workplace. The purpose of role-playing was to make students more sensitive on the issue of Gender ‘Equality and Women's Empowerment and to understand the struggles of women to get equality. The event was successfully executed with a conclusion followed by a PPT presentation on the Rights of Women.
Human Rights beyond activism
TIMSR SRC ‘’Samvedna Cell” organized a guest session on “Human Rights – Beyond Activism” for MMS, Semester II (Batch 2020-2022) on 24th July 2021. Guest speaker Dr. Medha Saykhedkar, Head of Academics at NBT Law College enlightened the students on the following points:
The main reason to organize this event was to make our young budding future leaders understand the importance of Human Rights and make them conscious about how to protect Human Rights of self and others especially at work place. Also, this event intended to make our students more responsible of their duties towards society. Overall the session was highly informative and knowledgeable. The students participated enthusiastically.
TIMSR SRC ‘Samvedna Cell’ organized an awareness session on “E-Waste Management”, on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti for the students of MMS, II semester. During the session, SRC members gave an overview on the sources of e-waste, authorized recycling of plants, CSC centers and the significance of e-waste management. Further, SRC members also circulated a video on ‘E-waste’ through social media platforms i.e. facebook, LinkedIn and WhatsApp, to create awareness and inform the community. The students also participated enthusiastically, during the event. Overall, the session was highly enlightening and insightful.