Representative of UBA Mr. Boobathy from Gandhigram University visited our college regarding the UBA and its effective community outreach activities by us. He visited our college between 19-22, June, 2023 and his nature of work as follows.
UBA representative visited our institution and conducted face to face interview with volunteers of the NSS units. Need of the services from NSS volunteers, How the villagers perceived the services of the NSS volunteers, What are the expectation of the villagers regarding our works from the college were deeply discussed with NSS volunteers.
The representative spent whole day for our adopted village namely, Keelakanavai, Perambalur District and he who visited by physically and conduct face to face interaction with the villagers more than 250 household. He collected the information about the role of the college regarding community outreach. Program that the college conducted for the village, how often the college visited the village and met it the needs, positive suggestions and expectation from both sides were also shared and recorded by the representative.
Representative spent the time with our college teaching faculty and the coordinator of UBA, he referred all the files related to UBA and get recorded. What are the new plans and activities that we are going to established in our adopted village were also collected by him.
The whole day the representatives uploaded the data where he collected for the past three days to his system. Official meeting with Principal were also done on the day and the he winded up his UBA work after a formal conversation.
These are just a few of the many activities that were conducted by UBA in our college. UBA is a national program that aims to promote sustainable development rural India by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of high educational institutions. The program has been active since 2017 with our college and has helped to implement a wider and of projects in rural areas, including water resources conservation, awareness rally solar power, health and hygienic program and rural entrepreneurship.