RURAL IMMERSION PROGRAM

About

About


During the execution of aforesaid program multiple themes like Health, Water and Sanitation, Education, Women Empowerment, Spirituality (Peace), Life Skill Education for adolescent girls and boys, tree plantation etc. are covered to build up social awareness among the students.

The program executed by MIT-World Peace University is not only to give exposure to university students to visit villages as a part of MIT-WPU methods but also to create a learning opportunity for students from urban background by actually living in the farmer’s house for a few days for understanding their plights, problems, value system and their courage to cope up with the natural as well as man-made calamities faced by the farming sector. It is also poised to understand the struggle of rural community and their contribution for food security of our country.

Rural Immersion Program is a mission to give an opportunity for students to learn mechanisms deployed by women, men, elderly people, youth and children from different economic and social groups to overcome various obstacles during survival efforts. They are also given an opportunity to work with rural community and learn the structures and functions of local-self government bodies and their performance with respect to the provisions of Vth Schedule and Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA).

Vision


  • To build leadership that generates good citizens and a strong commitment to society.

Mission


  • To sensitize the urban students towards the problems faced by the villagers

  • To provide an opportunity to the students to become a part of rural development process

  • To apply knowledge of respective disciplines to solve social problems.

Program Objectives


  • Connecting urban Indian Youth to Bharat. ( I TO B )

  • Connecting rural Bharat to Urban Area. ( B TO I )

  • Creating opportunities to learn from rural Bharat for MIT-WPU students.

  • Contributing to Rural development by urban youth of India.

  • Sensitizing urban youth about issues and problems of villages in general and farmers in particular.

  • Attempt in providing solutions to village problems through Project Based Learning. (PBL)