The objectives of AICTE student activity is to expose students to the real time life challenges, to provide opportunity to gather data, analyse data, propose solutions and implement solutions, provide an opportunity for personal development, to create engineers who are proud volunteers having a sense of achievement and ready to take up projects having social impact and to create digital awareness.
The orientation function for a five day student activity programme was held at BMSIT&M on 3rd February, 2020. Vande Bharatam NGO. Mr. Lokesh informed the students to make use of this opportunity for their overall personality development and to help society. Dr. Mohan Babu G N, Principal, BMSIT&M addressed the gathering and informed that this activity would help students to become aware of real life challenges and also should be able to motivate themselves and excel in their career. Mrs. Chaithanya gave a detailed description of activities and plans to be carried out for five days. Dr. Mala C S, Dean Student Welfare presented the vote of thanks and informed students to motivate people to have a clean and healthy environment. After the event students were guided how to approach the beneficiaries and collect data, students were divided into groups and tasks were assigned to each group and students were intimated to visit the villages and start the event on the next day. As per the instructions, it was suggested to consider only the nearest two Gram Panchayat, which covers around 12 villages. It was decided to consider Gantiganahalli (GP) and Rajanakunte (GP). Each Gram Panchayat consists of six villages. The activities undertaken in the villages were data collection in respective assigned villages, awareness on clean – up drive in assigned villages, data collection and awareness and awareness on water usage/ plastic use/ various government schemes/ Digital awareness. Other activities that the students were engaged in were, creating awareness about higher studies at IBM school, Bangarapet and government School, Avalahalli. Under Swach bharath Abhiyan, e- waste collection was conducted. Plastic clean-up drive was conducted at Horgina betta, Kulgi Village and Kali Tiger Reserve, Dandeli. Under Swachcha Bharat Abhiyaan, Sensitisation of school kids at Kannada Government High School, Jamaga, Haliyal- Uttara Kannada district was conducted. Charts prepared on the themes of Cleanliness, Save biodiversity, Save trees Save water Save life, Tree services, Save rain water were shared. Traffic awareness program was held at Yelahankha