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EVENT NAME: ABHYUDAY
EVENT TYPE: Sociial
ORGANISED BY: IIT BOMBAY
LOCATION: Mumbai, Maharashtra
EVENT DATES: 21-22 JANUARY
EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Abhyuday is the Social Body of IIT-Bombay with a vision to provide a platform to youth for discovering social issues and address them to find the solution. We carry out social events throughout the year and organize a 2-day social festival in 3rd week of January (21-22 January, 2017 this year).
This year the theme of our Social festival is ‘I am not disabled, I am differently abled’.

Previous editions of the festival saw a participation of 5000 students from more than 150+ colleges and 50+ NGOs around the country. Numerous personalities including Aamir Khan, Padmabhushan D.R.Mehta, Joe
Madiath, Anshu Gupta, Shailesh Gandhi, Sonam Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and the entire Satyamev Jayate team graced the festival with their presence.

Link for registration: abhyudayiitb.org.in/fest/register
Note: All the events in the fest are FREE for all.
LIST OF EVENTS:
The fest will include:
1. Cultural events where ‘Differently abled’ children from NGO’s like will showcase their talent and prove that they are not disabled but rather differently abled
2. Lecture series from eminent personalities working for this Social cause.
M. Balakrishnan: An IIT Delhi professor who is working on the technology which can enable blind people to do daily activities with ease.
Vinod Shankar Nair: He is former Indian Army captain and will give a motivational speech to the audience about his life.
3. “UNSUNG HEROES” event focusing personalities who are not recognised by society
Dr.Subodh kumar singh: A noted plastic surgeon and the man behind Oscar winning documentary “Smile Pinki”, Dr Subodh Kumar Singh is known for changing the lives of thousands of people born with cleft lips. His team has performed more than 17000 free cleft surgery. He has contributed greatly for the cause of poor and needy sick patients in this part of the country.
Mr. Praveen Tyagi Also known as “Young Age Dronacharya”, born to a farmer of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, he is the owner of IITians PACE Pvt. Ltd. Every year Mr. Praveen Tyagi provides IIT-JEE coaching to 50 girls free of cost who are picked from rural areas of Maharashtra.
Prof. Sandeep Desai: A professor who goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. He has raised more than 50 lakh rupees that is used to run five schools.
4. Exhibition of innovations and technologies by NGOs, IITs, NITs and IIMs for ‘differently abled’ people
Handicrafts 2. NGO’s 3. Pottery
5. Workshops
VI Simulation workshop: conceptualised and developed by XRCVC-Xavier's Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged aimed at creating a sneak preview for the sighted into the world of the visually challenged. Registration:abhyudayiitb.org.in/fest/viworkshop/register/
Stress Management Workshop: Get to know the ways to handle stress by participating in this worshop. Register: abhyudayiitb.org.in/fest/tejgyaan/register/
Accessibility Training: The concept focuses on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology. Registration:abhyudayiitb.org.in/fest/atworkshop/register/

CONTACT INFO:
SANDEEP KUMAR
sandeepkr151998@gmail.com
8879178123

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