Training imparted/ Conferences/ Demonstrations/ Health camps organized
Organised a event Tothyaki-Collection of Notitia on 6th & 7th Nov, 2015 at Assam down town University.
Organised an event Techno Cultural Activities and Arranged a Seminar to Familiarize Students on Techno Critical Topics.
Organised an event Hackathon on 12th – 13th of August, 2016 at Dept. of CSE, Assam down town University.
Organized a workshop on Android Application Development by Success Mantra, Guwahati held on 21st and 22nd October, 2016.
Organized a event “Neighborhood Development Program of Basic Computer, Held on 1st June,2016 to 28th June,2016.
Organised three days Workshop on Application of NMR for structural elucidation of Organic compounds at SAIF, Northeastern Hill university Shillong (,NEHU shillong) on 19th - 21st July 2016.
Organised a training program ‘Train the Trainer’ at Seminer Hall-2, Assam down town University on 23th & 24th September, 2016.
Extension programmes activities
The University has promoted different need based activities from time to time. It has initiated programs like the Cloth donation program for -poor needy people, flood victims, earthquake victims, massacre victims, adult literacy programme etc. Infact the department of Social Work of Assam down town University has a cloth bank and from 2016 they have introduced toy bank and book bank for poor children , which is going to function very soon.
Inauguration of ‘TOY BANK’ & ‘BOOK BANK’
In the year 2014 two cloth donation camps were arranged from social work department under the banner of the University for -----flood victims at Panikhaiti area and then at Biswanath Chariali for victims of Biswanath Chariali massacre. On October 2015 another cloth donation camp with free Health Check-Up was oraganised by the department in collaboration with the down town Hospital, the department of Emergency and Critical Care and Medical Laboratory Technician under the banner of the Universityat Garo Basti, Panikhaiti for the poor people.
Cloths donation and Health Check-up Camp at Garo Basti, Panikhieti.
Cloths donation and Health Check-up Camp at, Panikhaiti
The Functional Literacy Program for adults was introduced in 2015 in the University. Rotary Club of Guwahati in collaboration with Assam down town University, the “Functional Literacy Program” stared functioningfrom 9th May 2015 with the 4th grade employees (target group)of Assam down town University at Panikhaiti Campus , which was carried out by four departments viz. Social Work, Food Nutrition & Diatec (FND), Nursing and Pharmaceutical Science of AdtU. The training was carried on upto September 2015 . Apart from developing the reading and writing skills of the target group different aspects on health and hygiene ,proper use of medicines , Nutritional Diets etc. was also taught . The second phase of the program has been initiated in this year and still it is continuing.
Functional literacy program
The University has adopted a village viz Tamulbari at Panikhaiti Locality, where social survey was done in 2011. Also , the University auditoriumhalls are provided free of cost for conducting felicitation programs organised by different local student organisations.
Students and faculty participate in extension programmes
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was done to spread awareness on cleanliness on 3 public spots of Guwahati City viz. Narengi, Bonda and Panikhaiti.
All India Blood Pressure survey initiated by AIIMS, New Delhi was conducted in Assam down town University (AdtU) where faculties of Medical and Laboratory Technology, Trauma Emergency & Disaster Management, Nursing along with other departments organized the camp at AdtU campus.
On call by AIIMS , BP Survey was done by Assam down town University in collaboration with Cardiological Society of India
The students of Assam down town University participated in the celebration of “International Yoga Day” on 21st June 2015. The social work student presented posters on “Yoga” and its benefits. On the same day they also presented posters on ‘Safety Measures of Students in and out Campus’ as per the guideline of the UGC.
Celebration of International Yoga Day
Social Work students presented posters on “Yoga” and its benefits in the celebration of “International Yoga Day” and Safety Measures of Students in and out campus on 21st June 2015.
As a part of extension activities “Saturday Seminar” by the Faculties of the University was introduced in 2015 from August and till date it is continuing.
Regular Saturday seminar by the faculties
The different departments of the University has been organising such extension activities . The department of Medical and Laboratory Technology has organised programs as follows –
- A day long workshop on awareness of AIDS
During Saturday the workshop
b. A walkathon from Chandmari (AEI, field) to Nehru stadium on AIDS awareness jointly organized by all Kamrup District Red Ribbon Club followed by voluntary blood donation camp ,Where 24 BMLT students donated blood.
c. A workshop on preliminary screening for Anaemia” was done on 9th February, 2014 to rule out anaemia status in Assam down town University female staff.
Students during anaemia screening at Assam down town University campus
d. Participation in Run for Unity organized by AdtU on call from UGC
During the Run for Unity
e. World diabetes day was celebrated by a awareness walkathon from forest gate to Narengi and followed by free blood sugar check up for the above 30 years staffs and faculty member.
f. On 26th of September 2015, a workshop on hand wash was conducted by Department of MLT, Assam downtown University. The department faculties and BMLT 3rd year students went to Panikhaiti Primary School, Government of Assam and explained the children the importance of hand wash in day to day life and demonstrated the proper hand wash using steps given by WHO.
g. Free health camp was organized by ADTU and DTH at Garogaon on 13th October 2015. Blood grouping for children and blood glucose for adults were carried out on the same day. BMLT students, TEDM and FND students have also participated in the same. Around 322 children and 130 adults of Garogaon were benefited from this health camp.
h. One day programme “Screening, risk factor calculation and awareness of Diabetes Mellitus” was organized by dept of MLT on 14th November 2015 on world diabetes day. Awareness of Diabetes mellitus for the society, free plasma glucose check up for teaching and non teaching staff by MLT students was done on the day.
- The students of social work department with other department got an opportunity participated an awareness rally on the occasion on World AIDS day conducted by Assam Aids control society on 1st December 2014 and 2015.
Students of Assam down town University in the rally
One day celebration of “World Suicide Prevention Day” on 10th September 2015. Skit was performed by the students of Social Work in the AdtU Campus to create awareness.
Students performing during suicide prevention awareness day
b. Organized one day awareness program on “Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Week” at Panikhaiti Village on 26th March 2015. On this occasion short dramas were performed on safe drinking water and sanitation.
One day program on “Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Week” at Panikhaiti Village on 26th March 2015.
c. Organized one day celebration of “Mental Health Day” in collaboration with ‘Destination’ and street play were performed by the students of social work at Ganeshguri, Guwahati on 9th October, 2015.
On 10Th October 2015 the students participated in rally cum awareness program organised by ‘Destination’ at Guwahati.
d. Organized one day workshop on the “Emerging Dimensions of Professional Social Work” on 2nd April 2015 on the occasion of “World Autism Day”. Eminent speakers were invited from IOCL, NIRD and GMCH. Students from the various Social Work institutions of Guwahati and Meghalaya had participated for the program.
During the workshop
e. Organized one day workshop on “Street Play” for the students of Social Work AdtU and the students of NERIM had also participated for the program. Mr. Manoj Kumar Martin, Eminent Actor was the main resource person for the program.
During street play workshop
f. Celebration of ‘World Social Work Day’ on 17th March, 2015 and 15th March 2016.
Lighting of the Lamp Students performing Drama
Celebration of ‘World Social Work Day’ on 17th March, 2015:
g. The students of social work department with other department got an opportunity to join in a one day program on “Mission Clean Brahmaputra” conducted by ARANYAK in collaboration with Assam down town University on 19th February, 2015 at Hatisila.
Students ,faculties and NGO personals during Mission Clean Brahmaputra
The department of Food Nutrition & Diatec (FND) has organised programs as follows-
- In order to impart nutritional education an awareness program was organised by the department under the University banner on Disadvantages Of Junk Food In Human Body on 30th October 2013 at Srimanta Sankardev School, Bonda , Guwahati .
- On 07th March 2014 Women’s Day was celebrated by the department at Chandrapur Girls H. S. School , Guwahati where awareness was given on Importance of Nutrition Pregnant & Lactating Women
Students during Women’s Day celebration
c. Another awareness camp was conducted on 1st of November 2014 on Health, Hygiene & Nutrition in association with Rotary Club of Guwahati at Pragati Pathsahala Primary School, Shantipur , Kamrup district.
Students and faculties during Health, Hygiene & Nutrition awareness camp
d. Breast Feeding Week Celebration on 14th November2014 at Assam down town University, Panikhaiti.
Poster made during breast feeding celebration by students
e. On the occasion of World Health Day on 07th April 2015 a Seminar was conducted on Food Safety: Issues And Trends at Assam down town University, Panikhaiti.
f. The Healthy Athletes Health Promotion Programme was conducted at Sarusajai Sport Complex Guwahati on 4&5th May 2015 for Special Olympics Bharat.
Students during health promotion
As a routine program of Sankar Madhab College of Nursing every with a different theme, awareness programmes have been conducting from2012 till date . These programs were on school health program , health talk , anganwadi program etc. The students have also participated in National Immunization Program.
School health Program Hand washing Program
Role play by student on Mental health Day Observation
The students of the department of Optometry received an opportunity to participate in a “Walk for Glaucoma Awareness” on 8TH March 2015 , which was organised by Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya Beltola, Guwahati to spread awareness of Glaucom.
Students at Sankardeva Netralaya assembled for Walk for Glaucoma Awareness
Also the Optometry Department conducted a free vision screening camp in Bamunigaon on the occasion of “World Optometry Day” on 22nd March 2016.
Students and faculties during free vision screening camp
Under the banner of AdtU and in collaboration with WHO and AAFSA , the department of Microbiology organised an Antibiotic awareness campaign in 2015 in order to develop awareness about growing concern of Antibiotic resistance and its dreadful effect on the Medical Services.
During awareness camp
The department of Computer Science and Engineering is conducting a Basic Computer Training to nearby village students of Panikhaiti from this year 2016 at AdtU campus.
Dean of Studies of Assam down town University addressing the certificate distribution ceremony of basic computer course
Passed out students of basic computer course
In the year 2011 the department of Pharmacy organised a Health Camp at Panikhaiti. (Similarly an Awareness Programme on source segregation of municipal solid waste was conducted in 2015 at Narengi, Bonda and Panikhaiti area by the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Awards and recognition have been received for extension activities :In house award has been given to Social Work Department for Functional Literacy Program by the University.
A certificate provided by Assam down town University
Students’ involvement in various social
The University at all different levels is concerned about its Institutional Social Responsibility and from time to time has been supporting for conducting such programmes either through monetarily or by other means. The University celebrates Puja like Sarawati Puja, Shiv Ratri every year ; celebrates important days like International Yoga Day, etc.
Relief activities have been done for Nepal Earthquake victims in 2015: A team from Assam down town University went to Nepal for relief measures.
Appreciation Certificate from NepaL Govt to Assam down town University for their assistance to the Earth Quake victims of Nepal