STUDENTS MENTORING ON NATIONALISM, COMMUNAL HARMONY & SOCIAL ISSUES
Indian Constitution: Our Constitution is a resolve to constitute India into a Sovereign, Socialist and Secular Democratic Republic. A preamble is an introductory statement in a document that explains the document’s philosophy and objectives. Constitution Day is celebrated in India on November 26 every year, the day to mark formation of the Constituent Assembly in 1949 and adopted on January 26, 1950.
Fundamental Rights: It is, in fact, a promise to the people through fundamental rights for securing them socio-economic and political justice, liberty and equality, liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship religion freedom, cultural and educational and right against exploitation. It ensures; equality of status and opportunity; and to promote among all – fraternity, assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity of the nation.
Along with fundamental rights, the Constitution has also given us fundamental duties. Where we have freedom through our fundamental rights, it has been balanced by the fundamental duties.
Fundamental Duties: Fundamental duties basically imply the moral obligations of all citizens towards country & constitution, which are written in Part IV-A of the Constitution adopted by the 42nd and 86th Constitutional Amendment Acts. These includes, abide by the constitution and respect national flag & national anthem, follow ideals of the freedom struggle, protect sovereignty & integrity of India, defend the country and render national services when called upon, sprit of common brotherhood, preserve composite culture, preserve natural environment, develop scientific temper, safeguard public property, strive for excellence and duty for all parents/guardians to send their children in the age group of 6-14 years to school.
National Anthem: One must have respect for the national anthem as provided in our constitution. It is played on all official occasions in the institution and everyone will stand in attention position.
National Flag- Tiranga: The national flag represents the hopes and aspirations of the people of India & is a symbol of our national pride. The colour of the top panel shall be India saffron (Kesari) and that of the bottom panel shall be India green. The middle panel shall be white, bearing at its centre the design of Ashoka Chakra in navy blue colour with 24 equally spaced spokes, prepared with Khadi or hand-spun cloth with size in the ratio of 3:2. It is furled on all national days on any house but on state buildings it can be furled on all days. The flag should always be hoisted briskly and lowered slowly and ceremoniously. The insult or disrespect to the flag or any part of it, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with fine, or with both.
Gender Sensitive: Fundamental Rights, among others, ensure equality before the law and equal protection of law; prohibits discrimination against any citizen on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth, and guarantee equality of opportunity to all citizens in matters relating to employment. The policy has been framed towards securing for men and women equally the right to an adequate means of livelihood, equal pay for equal work for both men and women, promote justice, on a basis of equal opportunity and to provide free legal aid by suitable legislation or scheme or in any other way to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities securing just and humane conditions of work and for maternity relief.
Legal Issues related to women: The Constitution of India not only grants equality to women but also adopted measures of positive discrimination in favour of women for neutralizing the cumulative socio economic, education and political disadvantages faced by them. The constitution provides legal rights to women against harassment (in any form), dealing issues related to police action, safety and security at work place etc. The offences provides punishment for violation of the any of the provision.
Communal Harmony: It is expected that every law abiding citizen will maintain the harmony & tolerance with everyone comes across irrespective of their cultural, religion, language, race/colour, communal, socioeconomic and other diversities. The code of conduct of the college provides specific provision and committed to maintain harmony and inculcate tolerance among the staff and students and provides inclusive environment to achieve these. Keeping this in view, the activities are organised with the participation of one and all respecting their sentiments and feeling in all respect. The respect is given to all official languages, traditions of all sectors of people and state in the cultural events are encouraged, so they mix up well and share common facilities without any barrier. The ‘Sadbahavna’ divas is celebrated on 20th August every year to educate the importance of communal harmony.
Swachatta & Environment: It is expected that everyone will work for the saving our earth through observance of issues related to it. The conservation of natural resources such as water besides maintaining cleanliness on the campus and all places surrounding you. The saving of electricity when not is use will save natural resources. Everyone should have love for trees and when get opportunity plant a tree and maintain it.
Ethics, Code of conduct & Core Values: GITS have adopted UGC approved Code of Conduct and notifies it on website and display at places. It has been distinguished for excellence in quality education and strive for growth and offering multi-disciplinary courses.
The Core Values of the colleges are maintaining Integrity-Working with truthfulness for the betterment of the society.
- Transparency: The Colleges observe full transparency in working including students related matters.
- Quality: Be quality conscious and work to achieve high.
- Work Together: The strength of the colleges is working unitedly taking everyone together.Work for the Community & Society: We owe to the people living in the local and national community, serve them.
- Be Humane: Inculcate the habit of being human first. This is the lesion delivered first on joining the group. Respect differently abled people & women, giving them first chance at all places.
Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Challenges (SWOC) Institutional
• The institution campus spread in 26 acre area with green and clean landscape with ambiance look.
• More than 30,000 sq. m. build up spaces for academics, residences and other facilities.
• Well-furnished hostels with 600+ capacity; separate mess for boys and girls; in house medical facility with qualified doctor; cafeteria and ATM.
• Sports facility for cricket, football, volleyball, etc., indoor games and well equipped gymnasium are available for overall development of students, with separate timing for boys & girls.
• Retained for a long time, the faculty is well qualified, experienced and motivative using f ITC tools & innovative teaching pedagogy.
• The labs are equipped with additional equipment and state of art instruments more than prescribed in affiliating university syllabus. .
• The wi-fi campus offers state of the art ICT facilities for teaching-learning experience.
• Library facility (more than 50000 books) with digital access to e-resources; book bank facility and easy procurement of additional book as per needs. .
• An innovation and incubation lab providing support to students in converting their ideas into reality.
• Provision for extending financial support for research, innovation and patents.
• Scholarship/freeship to large number of students on merit cum need basis.
• Strong linkages with industry through MOUs signed for training and placements.
• Industry ready program partnership with ‘Thermax’ and ‘GE Healthcare’.
• Effective academic delivery & mentoring system providing continuous guidance to students.
• Institution is well recognised in neighbouring community due to regular outreach and extension & social activities.
• Regular interaction with alumni to establish strong linkages and their support for campus development, placements and other activities.
• The cell created for effective career counselling and placement through mock and preparatory activities.
• Only self-financing private institute in southern Rajasthan with NBA accredited engineering and Management Programs.
• Regularly organising extra-curricular and Co-curricular & NCC/NSS activities as these are part of annual activity calendar.
• Environment friendly & energy conservation practices- Grid connected Solar PV system, solar water heater and biogas utilisation; water conservation and harvesting.
• Regular practice of organising annual internal academic & green audits followed by external audit once in two yrats.
- Institutional Weakness
• Being self-financing private institution, limited finance availability.
• Lack of International collaborations.
• Limited number of sponsored research.
• Limited faculty involved in research and publications.
- Institutional Opportunity
• The efforts of the intuition in revenue generation through consultancy and engineering/management support to local industry is successful & will give priority over others.
• Interest of the meritorious and more students for admission in various programs in GITS lead to closure of some institution in the area.
• The efforts to attract well qualified and experienced faculty with research aptitude.
• Encouraging the staff & students to participation and winning national competitions on innovations.
• The schemes of the institution for conducting training & add-on-courses develops additional skill enhancing their employability and good placements.
• The institution is successful in the Revenue generation through resource sharing for future development.
• The subscribing to GATE Tutor and other software for preparing the students for competitive exams and higher studies.
• Post NBA accreditation, the institution qualifies for AICTE & government schemes to support research, innovation, and start-ups.
- Institutional Challenge
• Declining interest in engineering education among youth and increase in intake in state owned institutions affects the admissions and their quality.
• The qualified and talented staff moved to the government owned institutions at first opportunity as such the retention of the staff is a challenge.
• Enhancing the admissions and placements in core branches.
• With creation of competitive scheme by the affiliating university, I retaining the `A’ grade ranking of the institute.
• The financial status of economically weaker population in the area is a challenge as the students wish to study but families are not in a position to support them.