Gyansagar is a social service wing of NIT Silchar, volunteered by the students of institute which is
encouraged and approved by Prof. (Dr) N.V.Deshpander, Director, NIT Silchar. Since last five years,
Gyansagar has put its effort towards the development of the society. The development is in terms of
general education, IT education, health awareness, job-opportunity awareness, exploring the inherent
qualities of kids in villages, etc.
Gyansagar was started in the year 2009 by a group of students led by Mr. Aditya Choudhary, an electrical engineering 2012 passout student from NITS. Since then, it has taken huge leaps to become a social organization which benefits the nearby villages and communities near NIT Silchar. It had been headed by the dynamic leadership of Prof. (Dr) A. K. Sil, Professor, Department of Chemistry, NIT Silchar, since its establishment. During the month of September, 2013, the headship was handed over to Dr Kedar Nath Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, NIT Silchar.
The various activities of Gyansagar are being carried out smoothly due to the consistent effort of the chief student coordinators Mr. Nitish Rajpurohit and Mr Mukesh Swarup. We have now around 116 registered student volunteers. Undoubtedly, the whole hearted support of the student community of NIT Silchar is highly appreciated.
Activities organized :
Gyansagar aims at creating a difference in the lives of children and people of nearby villages through quality education, awareness programs and courses that brings them at par with the national level of education. The major activities are listed below.
1. DISHA, THE FUTURE PATH :
Keeping in view that most of the students getting frustrated with choosing their wrong career option after their schooling, Gyansagar attempted to organize an event namely “DISHA: THE FUTURE PATH” just to provide the knowledge of right path for future life. The event is organized on 08th of November 2014, in collaboration with Technoesis, NIT Silchar. Around 420 number of students participated in this event. Director, NIT Silchar has alsocontributed his valuable speech to inspire the youth in choosing the future path of one’s career. There was an excellent student interaction during the event. NIT Silchar student coordinators presented different ways of career options for the school/college children participated in the event.
2. Cloth Donation Camp :
Like every year, this year also on 16th November 2014, Gyansagar conducted a Cloth donation camp. In this event student volunteers of Gyansagar, NIT Silchar have visited nearby poor villages like Babutilla, Bellatilla, Madhutilla,Gwala Basti, Fakeertilla, Sadhutilla, Borakhai etc. About 3000 numbers of clothes denoted by students, faculty and staff members of NIT Silchar. It is just a service to the poorest of the poor people. The happiness reflected amongthe villages was greatly realized.
3. Celebration of Communal HarmonyWeek :
As instructed by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony, An autonomous organization under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi, Gyansagar observed the Communal Harmony Compaign Week from 19th to 25th November 2014. A rally is being visited to the doors of the students/faculty/staff members to collect donation to provide the financial assistance to children rendered orphan or destitute complete rehabilitation. About Rs. 10000 is being collected by the rally and has been sent to the ministry. Apart from that student volunteers of Gyansagar have organized various competitions like art, debate and essay writing in various schools during the event. The winners in the competition have been awarded in the last day namely ‘Flag Day’ of the Harmony week. It was a grand success.
4. Celebration of Rangotsav :
This year Gyansagar members enjoyed the Holi celebration in the name of “Rangotsav” during 5-6 March 2015. Student volunteers enjoyed with colors and made a rally for the awareness of not use reacted/poisonous colors during Holi celebration in general. Also the slowgan was about to play the holy in open field but not at valuable floors of the hostel premises. At the end, there was a ‘Holi Dahan’ at 6th night in the presence ofDirector, Dean (S/W) and Head (Gyansagar). It was a memorable celebration for Gyansagar.