Throughout the year Abhyuday organizes lectures, workshops, panel,conferences,blood donation camps and collaborated events with eminent social organizations. We aspire to promote social consciousness among the youth and concentrate their power towards a better and sustainable society. Throughout the year Abhyuday organizes lectures, workshops, panel discussions,conferences,blood donation camps and collaborated events with eminent social organizations. We aspire to promote social consciousness among the youth and concentrate their power towards a better and sustainable society.
IIT Bombay’s first ever Quora Meetup where Quora’s top writers, the most articulate minds in the country came together to express their views on issues that need to be addressed in our society.
An interactive discussion with Aamir Khan and Satyamev Jayate live screening. In 2014, Satyamev Jayate, India’s highest rated social documentary show was recorded live in IIT Bombay. Primarily shedding light on the brave survival stories of victims of various social issues, the show also paid homage to people working for the betterment of the society. The screening was followed by a holistic discussion with the host of the show, Aamir Khan.
Abhyuday’s first blood donation camp for MDRI (Marrow Donor Registry India) Campaign to help save lives of those who’re suffering from blood diseases and awaiting for stem cell transplant.
REVA - Right to Education and Vision for All provided a platform for the children of marginalized sections of society and enabled them to display their creative side and ensured their all round development.
Jagriti Yatra 2016 was launched in IIT Bombay’s convocation hall kickstarting a 15-day long, national train journey that took participants 8000 kilometers across the length and breadth of India, to understand and build India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise
Abhyuday's social festival saw famed actress Shraddha Kapoor who joined our Lend your Voice initiative started in the year 2014, of recording and handling of audio books for the Visually Challenged and successfully launched Abhyuday's LYV app further recording the first crowdsourced audio clip for Lend your Voice.
"UNSUNG HEROES" featured people who have done something great for the society but have not been recognised where the students got a chance to interact and hear about their journey through the path less preferred by most of us.
Abhyuday had executed the umbrella and raincoats donation drive on Independence day distributing 120 raincoats and 50 umbrellas with an objective of helping the homeless and street dwellers during the harsh monsoon season in Mumbai.
Antarchakshu was a mass awareness and sensitization event conceptualized and organized in collaboration with Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC) and was populous with over 2000 onlookers.The event helped in enhancing the skills on using the power of imagination, ability to work around situations, overcome barriers, challenge beliefs and think out of the box.
The conference had a panel of speakers including Bureaucrats,government officials one of them being the district collector of osmanabad and professors address issues relating to finding solutions for drought affected areas in various parts of Maharashtra we also explore issues relating to urban areas.
A inspiring lecture delivered by Shri Pravin Dixit , 1977 batch IPS officer and Former DGP, Maharashtra Police who is also a recipient of the President's Police Medal.The interactive session revealed his journey from a UPSC aspirant to an efficient and a successful administrator.Mr. Dixit emphasized that the journey in the uniform is full of sacrifices and tough decisions and had given many beneficial pro tips for the students aspiring to join civil services.
The exhibition organized by Abhyuday, IIT Bombay '1982, a tale of the forgotten past' unveiled the provoking and sensitizing story of Mumbai's transformation from mills to malls today. It also made people ponder upon the repetition of the history in IT industry in present world.
On Independence Day, students from the institute and children from Desire Society orphanage ,which is a home for 30+ HIV positive kids expressed their gratitude towards our soldiers by penning down their token of thanks on postcards.
‘The finest gesture one can make is to save life by donating Blood’. We had organised a blood donation camp, inside the campus for the student, staff and labour community which saw a huge turnout of 542 people, out of which 442 were eligible to donate blood.The blood we collected during the camp has a potential to save up to 1326 lives. At the blood donation camp, we also had a blood stem cell donation registry, where we got over 110 registrations for blood stem cell donation.
As they say, “Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.” So, to make a difference in the lives of children, Abhyuday donated 100+ books to the Ajivam NGO which has built a public library which was inaugurated on 2nd October, 2017 in Kansahari village near Varanasi (UP) for the children who are the future of India.
“Education is the need of the hour. Every child has right to education but everyone is not as lucky as us. Even a little step from everyone of us can create a huge impact on the society and transform the life of many children.”And to extend our career counseling campaign to the entire nation, Professor Kameshwari along with her student Raj the ‘Abhyuday Helpline App’, a nationwide career counselling initiative.The App launch had three eminent speakers , Dr.Pradnya Sarvade,ADGP Maharashtra,Dr. Reeta Shah ,Educationalist and a Growth Coach and Mr.Kedar Sohoni, director of cross-tab and founder of Green Communities Foundation. Many NGOs and their representatives such as Smile Foundation, Save The Children,CRY,Humara Bachpan, Swaradhar and Vidya had shown their participation in App Launch.
October being breast cancer awareness month, “Breast Cancer Awareness’’ talk was conducted, to initiate and drive research towards diagnosis, prevention, cure and treatment with constant information because ‘the more you know, the less you fear’ The talk was be delivered by Dr.Rucha Kaushik, consultant breast cancer surgeon from P. D. Hinduja hospital with more than 6 years of research experience in this field. The lecture covered thorough knowledge about symptoms, prevention, cure and available treatment for breast cancer. The talk saw a crowd of over 100 people consisting of IITB students,residents,PHO ,mess ,staff and construction site workers.