VIVEKANANDA GIRIJANA KALYANA KENDRA, B R HILLS
One Day Faculty Outreach Programme was organised by the Department of MBA on July 27, 2019. The visited place was Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra, B R Hills. Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra (VGKK) is a Non – Governmental Organisation committed to the holistic, sustainable development of tribal people, keeping in mind their socio-cultural background and their rights. Dr. Arun, the person In-charge of the kendra and his colleagues helped us to know the programmes carried out for the tribal people.
The faculty members interacted with students. The students were given some Yoga tips to improve concentration and health. Few activities were also conducted for the students such as singing of bhajans and games. Thereafter the faculty members visited ancient Vishnu temple at BR Hills to seek his blessings.
VISIT TO BIG BARN FARM
One of the effective ways of teaching some of the management lessons is through outbound learning activity. The individual and team behaviour is improved through outdoor activities which uses experiential learning techniques.
Some of the skills like team building, leadership skills, planning, change management, motivation, delegation, coordination, time management and many more are learnt through outbound learning activities.
ISR ACTIVITY- INSTITUTIONAL SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Today’s students are the leaders of tomorrow. As a part of Institutional social responsibility, BNMIT ensures students are sensitised about the social responsibility right from now so that, they become responsible citizens of tomorrow.
OUTBOUND ACTIVITY- VISIT TO PYRAMID VALLEY
Inspired by the vision of Brahmarshi Patriji’s that “ Masters of the World – Unite ”, Pyramid Valley is set up with a core objective of providing a common platform for all world spiritual masters, to collaborate for a peaceful and love-filled planet Earth in the shortest possible time. It is situated in Kanakpura Road, Bangalore
The students got to experience the serene atmosphere and an opportunity to learn the right technique to meditate. Students were also told about the various benefits that one can get through meditation. Some of them are calm mind, enhanced concentration, improved clarity and communication, and relaxation of the mind and body. Students also got to learn the concept of Pyramid Energy and an opportunity to browse literature by spiritual masters across the world in a tiny yet enchanting book store on the premises. This experience was indeed very divine and alleviating.
VISIT TO AKSHAYA PATRA FOUNDATION
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-profit organisation feeding millions of underserved children in India. Carrying out the world’s largest NGO-run feeding programme, Akshaya Patra aims to not only fight hunger but also bring children to school. In Karnataka, Akshaya Patra Foundation has six kitchens in five locations, which feed 4,86,172 children in 2,968 schools. Students were made to understand, appreciate and learnthe supply chain, distribution of food across schools.