STUDENT WELFARE ACTIVITIES-MIRACULOUS ACHIEVEMENTS EARN AND LEARN SCHEME With a view, to give to some extent, the financial help to Poor and needy post graduate students of various P.G. University Departments, who are desirous to undertake P.G. Education but are Depriving due to their poor conditions, the university has been Implementing for such Students ‘Earn and Learn Scheme’ since long, in the beginning this scheme was taken up with very limited scope of Funds as the university has started this Scheme on its own Financial resoures.But during the period of time, there has been much expansion. This scheme took its shape especially after sanction of change of name of the university as Dr.BabasahebAmbedkarMarathwadaUniversity. The university prepared action plan to undertake deferent schemes/project. From out of this special grant, to make the Earn & Learn a self-sufficient scheme for the future years. The different activities & Projects. are worked out and are being implemented very successfully with considerable financial income. Presently there are 417 students of P.G.and M.Phil., Ph.D. are working in the scheme among then 90 are girls. 40 students from M.Phil.and Ph.D.Drawing 1000 Rs.per month and helping us in office work in different sections of the University. The students working in Earn and Learn are drawing 20/- Rs.per day giving work time of two hours. The following activities and projects are work out:
1) Horticulture Programme:
Under this program we have the 10 are farm of Mango, Guva, Jamul, Tamarind. Recently we have increase the area for horticulture under the National Horticulture Board Program and cultivated Awla, custard Apple, Tamarind in 33 acre of area.
In 1994 University has established file MakingCenterafter the sanction of special grant of 10 lakh by State Government in "Namvistar" package. In this center the training is given to students like making of pads, Files, Folders, Envelopes etc. This center supply the required stationary to the different sections of University.
3) STDPCO & XeroxCenter
The University has started XeroxCenterunder the scheme in Feb.1927.This center is run through the students of Earn and Learn Scheme. Last year we have stared 3 more such centers in the campus for the students, university employees & Others coming in the campus for their official works. The total income from STD,PCO in 2003-2004 was Rs.3,18,068/- By increase in number of such center
4) Vermiculture & Vermicompost Scheme:
This Year we have started this unit by erecting two low cost shades to produce vermicompost Up to end of Nov.2005 we have Produce about 10 tons of vermicompost which was used in cultivation of horticulture program
5) Pisciculture Program :
In the University campus lot of sources are available for pisciculture. This year under the Joint program of campus development and students welfare we have constructed three small Ponds and pools for fish culture. We have cultured mainly major corps. Up to the last month 400 kg. Fish has been harvested and sold in local market.
6) Sericulture :
In this activity about one and half acre of land near department of Zoology used for the cultivation of Mulberry Plants. In consultation with the teachers of Zoology Department we have started Sericulture. The State Government of Maharashtra Sericulture department provide us the eggs of Bombay Mori. Till today, we have produced about 120 kg. Of silk and sold it to Sericulture department of State Government.
7) Stationery & University publication cell Center:
In 2005-2006 stationary & University Publication Cell center has started near AdministrativeBuilding. In this stall we have kept the stationary, different official forms and the material which is manufactured in the file center for the students of the campus and official of different colleges affiliated to University who came for office work in the campus. Students Welfare Section of the University running Earn and Learn Scheme showing progress graph of the income gained and we are sure to make this scheme self sufficient.
University Student Council : Ad per the Maharashtra State University Act,1994 the election was conducted in the month of October, and following officials was elected.
University Department Student Council
University Students Council
Programmes And Activities:
01. Formation of Post-Graduate Students Council :
After nomination of Representatives by various departments of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Post-Graduate Students Council is formed. A meeting to elect the Secretary of this Students Council was held on 12th September 2007, in which Miss. Shradha Bhausing Rajput of Law Department was elected.
02. Formation of University Students Council :
As per Maharashtra Universities Act 1994 colleges sent the names of Students Council Secretaries who were nominated according to their merit. The department prepared electoral role for election of President and Secretary of the University Students Council and conducted the election.
03. Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Elocution Competition :
Padma Shri Balasaheb Patil ‘Satyavadikar’ has donated an amount to the University which is deposited in the bank and with the help of interest this inter collegiate competition is organized on the occasion of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Birth Anniversary. The prizes are given to the winners on the occasion of University Foundation Day (23 August).
04. Essay and Elocution Competition on Mahanubhav Literature :
In collaboration with Mahanubhav Ashram, Shri Krishna Mandir, Paithan Road, Aurangabadthe department conducts Essay and Elocution Competitions on 30th December every year. The prizes are distributed on 31st December. The competition is open for all the colleges and Universities all over Maharashtraas well as 14 Universities outside Maharashtra.
05. Camps and Workshops :
With a view to bringing out an all round development of the Students the Students Welfare Department conducts various workshops and camps. They are as under :
Youth Leadership Camp
Inter Collegiate De-addiction competition
Theatre Training Workshop
Emerging Writers Workshop
Environment Protection Training Camp
National Integration Camp
Entrepreneurship Development Camp
Personality Development Camp
06. Various Lecture-Series:
The University started various Lecture-Series in order to create an awareness amongst the students about life and thoughts of great people. These Lecture-Series are allotted to affiliated colleges the University bares the expenses of Lecture-Series as well as Workshops and Camps.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Lecture-Series
Dr. Jagdishchandra Bose Lecture-Series
Dr. C. V. Raman Lecture-Series
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Lecture-Series
Mahatma Gandhi Lecture-Series
Swami Ramanand Teerth Lecture-Series
Dr. Anant and Lata Labhsetwar Lecture-Series
07. Programs conducted by Students Welfare Section :
On 14th January renaming is celebrated in the University every year.
On 19th February the University celebrates Birth Anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj a procession of the portrait of Shivaji Maharaj taken out from University gate to main building. The program concluded with a lecture on the subject in by an authority on the subject.
On 14th April Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar is celebrated in the University. A procession of his portrait is also taken out from University gate to main building. There we organize a lecture by renowned thinkers.
University Foundation day is celebrated on 23rd August. On this occasion University Flag is hosted by the Hon’ble. Vice-Chancellor on the lawns of HistoryMuseum, followed by a lecture by an imminent personality.
17th September is celebrated as Marathwada Mukti Din. On this occasion the University felicitates Freedom Fighters who took part in that movement.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar ‘Mahaparinirvan Din’ is observed on 6th December. Samta Shanti Padyatra is organized by the University which begins by garlanding Dr. Ambedkar’s statue at University gate goes to MilindCollegethen Mill Corner and ends at JubileeParkafter paying homage to Dr. Ambedkar’s statue. The University organized a lecture on this day also.
Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January.
Maharashtra Din is celebrated on 1st May
Independence Day is celebrated on 15th August.
Birth and Death Anniversaries of national leaders are celebrated and observe as per the schedule.
Indradhanushya, Zonal and National Youth Festivals :
The section selects and prepare the teams of the University to participate in Indradhanushya Festival, Zonal and National Youth Festivals. A Team Manager and a Cultural Co-ordinator, also selected by the section lead the university contingent to these festivals.
Inter-University Youth Festival was organized by the Section during 2nd to 5th November 2007on the University campus. 18 universities from all over Maharashtraparticipated in this festival.
The section also conduct Central Youth Festival of the University in which teams from affiliated colleges participate in 32 different events.
09. Students Aid Fund :
The section helps poor and needy students in purchasing books, buying spectacles and also make arrangements for their medical treatment.
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