Social Outreach Programme
WATER DAY CELEBRATION 2K19
Department of Civil Engineering celebrated World Water Day on 22nd and 23rd March 2019. A two days workshop was conducted on the theme “leaving no one behind” as part of Techfest, Techshila 2K19. The workshop was enlisted in the event list of UN world water day celebration website.Poster Making and Photography competitions were conducted.
Department of Civil Engineering, TIST as a part of its social commitment has initiated a social outreach programme in association with various senior and higher secondary schools in and around Kochi. The programme is closely aligned with the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) scheme and empowers young minds through technology transfer. The programme was conducted at ChinmayaVidyalaya, Tripunithura on 6th February, 2019 and AssissiVidyaniketan on 12th February, 2019. The outreach programme consisted of brief introduction on how to choose a bright career and was followed by lecture sessions on Waste Management to the senior secondary students and staff. Associate Professor Dr.Vasudev R, TIST enlightened the students on plastic pollution and the need of proper waste management. This was followed by a talk on Water Conservation by Asst.Prof.Sherin K Rahman, TIST in which students were motivated to conserve water by various simple methods.
A technical visit was conducted to six houses in Udayamperoor Grama Panchayat for providing Third Party Technical Assistance (TPTA) on 12th December 2018 by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vasudev R, Asst. Prof. Life John and Asst. Prof. Vidya Jose
2014 admission students as a part of social outreach programme visited Mithram Special School for Exceptional Children ( 10/05/2018).
Department of Civil Engineering celebrated World Water Day 2018 in association with National Service Scheme by cleaning a pond at Arakkunnam chira as part of Nooru Kulam Project – 3rd stage (an initiative of Ernakulam District Administration). The cleaning was conducted under the supervision of Mulanthuruthy panchayat president Ranji Kurian, Dr. Preethi Thekkath, Principal, TIST , Ms. Sujatha, Minor irrigation assistant executive engineer, Prof. Lathi Karthi, Asst. Prof. Vidya Jose, Asst. Prof. Life John and Asst. Prof. Arjun Murali ( 19/03/2018).
Department of Civil Engineering as part of World Water Day 2018 celebrations, organized an awareness session on the theme “Nature for Water”. The session was designed to create an awareness about the importance, need and conservation of water aiming housewives in the locality on 22nd March 2018 at M.Tech Seminar hall, Civil department, TIST.
- Exhibition for school students as part of Engineers Day Celebrations (15/09/2018).
- Lathi Karthi, HOD CE gave a training class at Mulanthuruthy Block Panchayat on low cost housing for PMAY Scheme (18/08/2017).
- 2014 admission B.Tech students visited a near by orphanage on 09/09/2016. Prof. Life John, Asst. Prof. Annie Sonia Xavier and Asst. Prof. Chinku Alphons Tom accompanied the students.
- As a part of social outreach programme, we have collected old clothes from our department staff and have donated the same to Little Flower Orphanage, Chenkulam, Idukki.