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1 Diploma in Basic Rural Technology (DBRT) Vigyan Ashram (VA)Diploma in Basic Rural Technology (DBRT)IBT CoordinatorVocational CoursesAnnual Update forBudget Proposal
2 Enterprise Development MissionRevolutionize the education system with following goalsSuitable to 90% of our population, who at present often opts to remain out of school.Work activity should be the base for education.Learning should be by “Learning While Doing”Use of the modern technology as a social equalizer improving quality of education especially in rural area.EducationEnterprise DevelopmentRural DevelopmentTechnologySchool Society
3 Objectives Integration of education with development Stimulating intellect through physical activitiesBroadening the horizon of student experienceReversing rural to urban migrationGiving multi skill base for specializationDeveloping entrepreneurship
4 History Center of Indian Institute of Education (IIE), Pune Founded in 1983 by scientist turned educationalist Dr. S. S. KalbagAimed to find problems in formal educationModern version of old Gurukul systemSeveral programs for training youth in rural and urban areasIn-house programs for school dropoutsTeaching and learning takes place in Marathi, Hindi and English.Developed innovative technologies and successful commercialization
5 Location Pabal – 70 km from Pune, Maharashtra IBT program is now implemented in 130 schools across 5 states (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh
6 Asha Support DetailsDBRT (Diploma in Basic Rural Technology), 1-year residential diploma program is main laboratory of education for VA. IBT program is its replication in schools.Asha mainly supports core staff salary and other expenses (Utilities, internet, Electricity, Water, Maintainance, Communication, Travel) at Pabal campus.Other organizations like Lend-a-hand-India, Suzlon etc support the IBT replication efforts.DBRTDBRT instructor staff salary (6 Instructors)Admin staff salary (1 Accounts person)Kitchen staff salary (4 people)Utilities (e.g. electricity, water, internet)DBRT\IBT coordinator salaryYogesh Kenge is working as a principal of DBRT program as well as IBT coordinator.
7 Support by other organizations DBRT and short term courses – E-Boss, Tech Mahindra FoundationStudents are charged withTuition fees – Rs.8,000 (per year)Hostel and food expenses – Rs. 12,000 (per year)Some organizations pay for students' fees/education loanIBT schoolsUnder plan 100 – supported by Lend-a-Hand IndiaOther IBT schools - supported by various organizations like HKFINDUSA (Kishan & Kiran Bhatia)Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India supports development of rural technology on a project by project basisInfrastructure development – supported by M/S Praj Foundation, Govt. of Maharashtra, E-Boss, Mr. Mahesh Wahaval, Suzlon Foundation
8 2012-2013 Fund Utilization Asha Fund History Approved Rs. 7,76,000 DBRT SalaryRs. 8,02,083Utilities and other expensesRs. 1,10,775.25TotalRs. 9,12,858.25*Excess expenses will be met through community service income and fees.Asha Fund HistoryRs. 7,76,000Rs. 7,34,000Rs. 7,72,000
9 Funds Requested Fiscal year July 2013 – June 2014 SalariesRs. 11,91,307.50Rs. 14,31,499.44Utilities and other expensesRs. 1,89,860Rs. 2,08,846.00Tuition Fees-Rs.3,60,000 (Rs.8,000 * 45 students)-Rs.3,87,000 (Rs.8,600 * 45 students)ProposedRs. 10,21,167Rs. 10,44,499.44ApprovedRs. 7,76,000TBD
10 Budget 2013-2014 A. Salary of DBRT staff Total B. Other expenses QualificationActual Salary (Per month)10% increase in salary over last year is considered.Proposed salary **Annual salaryEl ContibutionEPF ContibutionTotal Annual SalaryYogesh KengeMsc( DBRT co-ordinator )Laxamn JadhavDBRT (Workshop)Milind OvolDiploma Agriculture(Agri/AH)Anita PansareB.Tech (Food Technology)800.000.00Vishal JagatapBA ,DBRT ( Electrical)Pradnya ShindekarDiploma (Electronics)Anita JangamM.Com(Accounts)600.00Alaka JadhavKitchen442.00Kausabai DeshmukhRukmini LokandeSavita BhandalkarTotalB. Other expensesTOTAL BUDGET : DBRT programUtilitiesInternet ChargesTable (A)Salary of DBRT staffElectricityTable (B)Other expensesWatermaintainance of machines/ wear and tearCommunicationTravel
11 Process Checks Item Status Approved budget (proposed: Rs. 10,45,000) Approval typeRecurringAmount(s) disbursed last fiscal yearRs. 7,76,000Amount utilized by the project last fiscal yearRs. 9,12, (Rest coming from other donations)Last Site visitNovember 2014Current primary stewardJyoti GawadeCurrent secondary stewardsAparna GeetDeepali BhagvatStatus of the web pageUpdated till Jan 2014Status of the Yahoo databases
12 Updates - Highlights Do-it-yourself (DIY) lab in Pune Village level Entrepreneurs (VLE) program started partnering with Bottom of the Pyramid Energy & Environment Pvt Ltd (BOPEEI) in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states from the $100,000 grant from World bank. 300 village youth to be trained in LED and solar installation. 2 coordinators with 10 field officers. 100 demo centers in schools. An impact assessment team of World Bank representative visited Kathewada (MP) to document case study of the project.VLE Awareness camps in following villages of Chattisgarh : Kumharas, Badejarka,Muchnar, Paunar (abujmad), Vahanpur, Koragali, Nakulnar, Budpaddar etc. Most of the villages are very interior and only accessible after 3‐4kms by walk. 7 solar villages (100% population) are using BOPEEI solar lamp.37 students out of 40 residential DBRT students graduated in June 2013 and got placed. 14 IBT instructors completing DBRT(distance ed ) over 3 years. 6 students continuing higher education (BA - distance ed). This batch has earned Rs.1,21,735/‐ by way of community services.batch started in July with 42 students (1 girl) from 8 different states as Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Andra Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar and Maharashtra. 28 students getting scholarship from other donors and VA scholarship fundsIBT program expansion in other parts of India schools in 5 states. 207 IBT instructors completed training this year.
13 Updates - HighlightsTotal of 47 students completed various short term courses.Skill on Wheel (SOW) research project to develop a low cost methods to take skills training to very poor community without infrastructure. Funded from $2000 individual donation.INDUSAPTI continued OER generation and testing, working on the VA blog, OER website and DST portfolio website. INDUSA CARES introduced new computer courses.AAKASH Tablets – IIT,Pawai has given us 200 Aakash tablets which were distributed to IBT School children.INDUSA CARE (Computer application for rural Education) continued providing training and services in accounting, hardware assembly and computer maintainance to nearby villages and schools.Many volunteers from various institutes / organizations as Engineers without border (EWB-UK), SPJIMR- Mumbai, Dr.BSKKV Agriculture B.Tech College, Fab-lab (MIT – USA), Bachpan Banao (CG) and individual volunteers contributed in Vigyan ashram’s program during last year.Maharashtra State Livelihood Innovation Mission Forum (MSRLIM) awardShri.Ga.Ma.Samajik Krushilta Purskar – 2014 awardLiz is a NPR news reporter from seattle visited VA in July. She will publish a brief writeup on their website soon and plans to include VA in a radio feature about philanthropy by Indians in Seattle Area
14 Updates - DBRT Cleanliness Drive by DBRT students in Pabal Village Ganapati Festival performance earned Rs 16000EWB conducted waste management training in Pabal high school, installed garbage bin and plans to make a composting pit in market. DBRT students atteded one day training on hydroponics green fodder cultivation and polythene bag silage making. Students will adopt these 2 techniques as a part of their DBRT project. DBRT students built a ferro-cement wall in cow shed as their practical work.DBRT students put up stall of various food products at Mind-tree exhibition, Hinjawadi Pune
15 Updates - DBRT DBRT students visited Kisan Exhibition held at Moshi DBRT students participated in Science Exhibition at GMRT‐Khodad16 students from Anand Niketan,Nasik completed (IBS Introduction to Basic Skills) training.23 DBRT students went on cycle trek , covered distance of 265 kms in three days. Visited Goat Narayangaon, Ojhar sugar factory and nearby scenic places.Information cum Training session was conducted on microfinance and loan for business.
16 Updates - IBT Proposal to introduce IBT program at VI‐VIII is submitted to SCERT Open Education Resources (OER) testing at Pokhari & Shinavane High SchoolConducted survey of all 73 IBT alumni. We are planning opportunity guidance programDantewada District administration has decided to introduce IBT in 17 schools. IBT Training in Chattisgarh.Total 65 instructors from 17 schools participated in the program. Testing of Open Education resources (OER) was done in Shivkar IBT school. Students constructed geodesic d ome structure for their Tiffin shed. Mr.Nazrul of Azim premji foundation visited IBT schools and presented IBT program in Nai Talim conferenceDhamari school Engineering dept made community service work for villagers worth Rs. 1,20,700 and made profit of RsFunding for many Plan100 schools is stopped and become irregular from last 2 years. Funding from Suzlon f oundation has stopped completely. Schools are trying their best to run the program from fees and own reso urces. 30 schools need additional support to keep the momentum of the program. IBT school Principal meeting was held at JPNC on 4th Jan. Total 76 persons including principals of 46 schools and sponsoring partners attended the meeting.
17 Updates - IBTA committee to revise IBT (v1) syllabus as per the National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVEQF) is formed by Directorate of Vocational Education & Training (DVET). Yogesh created the first draft.Yogesh visited khodad on 22nd Oct and met Dr.Govind Swaroop. They wanted to start rural science center in khodad in line with IBT program.Pawan is operating from Dantewada and launched IBT program in all 17 porta cabin schools of the district.Instructor Eligibility test was conducted for schools in Pench region on 18th Dec. It is found that Out of 16 instructors, 6 are poorly trained, 4 are very well qualified.3600 annual review of IBT schools in Pench & Tadoba area involving Funding partner (HKF), villagers, parents, Govt officials, VA and other NGOs working in the forest areas.IBT Exhibition and workshop in Kolhapur.District administration of Dantewada sanctioned Rs. 150,000 for each of the 17 schools to purchase tools for IBT program.Unicef sanctioned proposal for training and technical support for IBT program in Bijapur district.Group of Bachapan Banao fellows are working in different porta cabin schools completing their fellowship period in April.
18 Updates - IBTIBT stall in Rangeela Bal Mahotsav at Dantewada visited by Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Mr.Raman Singh and his ministers, District collector.IBT Gurukul school,Develapar (Nimtola) exhibited IBT project in Tribal Education conferenceRanjeet and Kailash visited Lokmangal Seva Trust ,Belgaum (Karnataka) who wish to implement IBT with help of Vigyan ashram.Visit of RMSA team – Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA) team visited VA to understand VA philosophy and IBT. Education Dept is working on making IBT program a core subject as per NSQF(National Skill Qualification Framework) and this meeting was important in that respect. Yogesh visited Lucknow on 21st July at the invitation of RMSA, UP to present IBT programYogesh visited Director (vocational) of CBSE board to discuss IBT program in CBSE school.Ranajeet Shanbhag visited Hyderabad on invitation to start IBT program in newly formed Telangana state.Yogesh met trustees of Swadesh Foundation to discuss possibility of introducing IBT in schools in konkan.Yogesh visited Munni Seva Baroda interested in IBT.Mr.Rajendra Pawar, Chairman of Baramati Agro Development Trust visited VA to explore possibility of starting IBT program in their schools
19 Updates – DST 47 students took short term vocational courses Electric appliances1Welding and Fabrication (3 month)3Welder cum fabricator (1 year)14Accounting18Computer(Basic & Networking)4PoultryGoat Farming
20 Introduction/ features/ Principles Updates - DSTParticularIntroduction/ features/ PrinciplesDomestic Solar Egg IncubatorTemperature / Humidity control systems are modified to digital controls.Business model prepared for domestic egg incubator model.4 Units were sold (2 to educational institutes & 2 to farmers) by M/s.Future innovatiove systems.AquaponicsTrial on feasibility of aquaponics is in progress.Trials on aquaponics with various polyhouse farming crops as cucumber, tomato, spinach are completed.Tomato & Cucumber trials showed significant difference in yield output of crops.Experiment results are published onAmbient temperature dryer (De-humidifier)Dryer based of dehumidification principle developed for fruit pulp, vegetables, herbal products etc drying with field testing on mango pulp.Mango pulp dried to form candy roll, a marketable processed product.Commercial marketable model designed with 3000 lit volume capacity on order with its operational manuals.Food processing recipesVarious new food recipes are developed as that of - Linseed fortified chikki, Spirulina fortified chikki, Drying technology for Natural fruit pulp, Pomegranate drying, ready mixes etc..
21 Updates - DSTNew poultry shed with proper raring environment (temp / light/ hu midity), feeding / drinking water facility etc has resulted in improved FCR (feed conversion ratio) with more profit / bird. Dantewada, Chattisgarh for 34 students.A dry fruit roll cutting machine is manufactured and delivered against order to a business in Indore.Aquaponics trial of Tomato plantsTraining on advance farming techniques for local farmers and help with needed testing\analysis
22 Updates - DSTWorking on making a rice huller. First prototype of newly designed, hand operated machine was fabricated and lab tested for its efficiency.Conducted a workshop to develop new project ideas from the scrap received at JPNCA science project competition - students from six school participated in the projectSprinkler irrigation system is installed on new fodder plot.A project to monitor and reduce water evaporation using waste products like PET bottles and Thermocol ball.A half day workshop was conducted for selected 20 farmers on Advanced mobile technology based agricultural applications with demonstration of Mpest and other android apps on AKAASH tablets.
23 Updates – INDUSAPTI & INDUSA CAREs Dairy , silage, lathe machine, carpentary, water testing OERS given for verificationA website for Nai Talim conference on OER is uploaded onNai Talim OER Development workshop at Ahmedabad. 70 people from different states. 13 OER drafts were created.We have received 200 ‘Aakash’ Tablets from IIT, Powai. Distributed 120 tablets to IBT students in Pabal high school. These students underwent training on use of Tablets at ashram. OERs, Powerpoints and CDs developed on IBT/DBRT course are loaded on the tablets. 44 selected apps related to biology, maths, chemistry, English, Hindi, and geometry are also loaded on the tablets.Launched practical course in accounting as part of INDUSA CAREs for 16 students from Pabal village who will provide accounting services to self-help groups under “Learning while Doing” technique.
24 Other UpdatesReceived replacement parts for laser cutter from MIT. Had issues with customs. Working on getting exception.EWB volunteer Olivia and Sam completed their 3 months volunteering tenureTeam from Cummins and Aquafilter India visited VA to take feedback on trial water filter set given to us and to demonstrate new community filter model.Visit to Anandwan (Varora) to study waste plastic recycling project.Development of permaculture garden at DIY lab PuneWinter camps in DIY lab benefitting 51 studentsVA got Multipurpose cultivator that does soil preparation, weeding, hoeing, spraying, shredding etc.) from Chudekar Industries. To be used to test the concept of ‘Agri service provider’ – repository of equipment for a village where farmers can rent the equipment.35 Students from different schools are attending regularly weekly training workshops (Saturday and Sunday) in fab lab for completing different science projects.Composting of garden waste in DIY lab.
25 Other UpdatesYogesh attended meeting at NIOS Head office, New Delhi on 12th March to develop content for launching ‘Rural Technology’ course through virtual open school (VOS). VA submited proposal to prepare content and it was accepted.VA is getting some of the projects done by graduate and post graduate students of various colleges.Submitted proposal on “Technology Incubation cum Entrepreneur Development Centre” to Praj Foundation.Domes built by VA in 1992 in Latur earthquake were painted by school children volunteers with the help of VA people.Azim Premji University (APU) will be doing impact study of VA program i.e DBRT and IBT.Some of the VA staff attended 2nd DM Convening on ‘Monitoring and evaluation’ at Delhi to discuss measuring intermediate outcome and impact of the VLE project.In Fab lab, 3 students from Pabal village are working on project on ‘Traffic control system’ and 1 from Pargaon are working on grass cutter. They are preparing this project for INSPIRE Award competition.
26 Other UpdatesPradnya completed all her assignment for Fab Academy and is the first person from Vigyan Ashram to complete Fab Academy.Technology Incubation cum Entrepreneurship Development centre (TIED)’ project supported by Praj foundation started. A fellowship will be provided to youth having potential to become entrepreneur including stipend for 6 month, facility to do a trial run of enterprise on VA campus with mentoring and hand‐holding support.VA Alimni Anil Gade is with VA and has contributed in development & commercial manufacturing of Egg incubator, dryer, Anjir slicer etc. His contribution is recognized for ‘Yuva Udyojak Puraskar 2014’.On 30th July, open house exhibition was organized. All of VA’s work: projects done and major achievements during last year were shown. More than 2000 visitors including Panchayat members, our alumni, villagers, farmers group, SHGs, our funding partners, NGOs, students from 13 schools visited the exhibition.Mr.Chris Pocock and Mr.Navaz Karim from EWB‐UK joined VA on 11th July. They will be working on ‘Design Thinking’ project for next 3 month.
27 Updates – Conferences, Workshops Fab9 : International conference for Digital fabrication at Yokohama, Japan. Sponsored by MIT and Fab foundation. Presented paper on egg incubator. Good opportunity to learn new tools for digital fabrication and its importance in coming futureMeeting at Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities (COSMIC) at NUS Singapore as a partner (feedback and field testing) in the MPest project, a mobile app that provides intelligent pest solutions to help farmers to collectively share and receive knowledge regarding pest conditions in agricultural fields. Talk on ‘21st century education’ at Kamale Guruji vyakhyanmala for school teachers organised by Solapur Jil ha Samajseva MandalTalk on ‘Opportunities in rural areas’ in National Seminar on social inclusion organised by Dr.Munje MBA inst itute at NasikTechnology Resource Group (TRG) meeting on ‘Learning hubs’ for Odisha Girl Incentive Program in New DelhiPresented paper on Vigyan Ashram’s educational philosophy and program at ‘Tech for Seva’ conference at P une.First conference of Development MarketPlace award winning organizations at Ranchi.World Bank also organized training on “Management & working strategies”.
28 Updates – Conferences, Workshops Dome construction training in college of Architecture, BalewadiYogesh participated meeting on developing framework for monitoring and evaluation of ‘Value Education’ program conducted by Bhartiya Jain Sangathan in Beed District.Yogesh gave lecture on ‘Education for Third Industrial Revolution’ at Parivartan Vyakhyanmala at Baramati.Stall in AgroOne agricultural Exhibition in Pune displayed Egg incubator and different food products.Skill training for advancement of rural societies (STARs forum) conference at Pune. Total 112 attendees representing 90 organizations from 6 states participated. New areas for livelihood generation, rural marketing opportunities, content for skilled training, work based education etc were discussed in the conference.Yogesh gave a talk on ‘Education for 21st century’ at Dantewada.Yogesh participated in panel discussion at MCCIA in ‘Summit on skill development’ on 4th March. The conference was organized by Yuva Parivartan.Yogesh attended meeting regarding introducing vocational education in school under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abiyan (RMSA) at Mantralaya.Mr.Yagyavalk Bhatt of Himalayan Environment Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO), a DST core support organisation visited VA to study technologies and educational program.
29 Updates – Conferences, Workshops Ranjeet attended Climate change knowledge Network‐ for Indian Agriculture (CCKN‐IA) workshop on 14th BAIF.Yogesh gave a talk on ‘Education for third Industrial revolution’ on 28th March in a lecture series organized by ‘Samajawadi Adhyapak Sabha’ at Sane Guruji Smarak, Pune.Yogesh gave presentation before STED proposal evaluation committee of DST at New Delhi on 3rd April.Yogesh attended mentor meet at S.P Jain Management Institute, Mumbai on 12th April.Yogesh submitted online application form of SERO (Scientific & Industrial research organization) for IIE, Pune.Rahul attended workshop on ‘Public Trust act and compliances’Mr. Riichiro Takahashi of M/S Toshiba India Pvt Ltd. Visited VA on 18th June.Yogesh and Pradnya attended Fab10 Barcelona. Yogesh was invited as a speaker in a panel discussion on Fab Education. He also took part in different discussion on FabEd (Fab lab in education) and Fab Asia Network. Pradnya learned about 3D printer and shopbot machine.
30 Updates – Awards and Recognitions Vigyan ashram and BoPEEI Pvt.Ltd. received Word bank sponsored International Development market place award and $100,000 grant for replicating renewable energy technologies in tribal belt of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh state.Vigyan Ashram received ‘Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Innovation Forum (MSRLIF)’ award for communicating technologies to rural population through IBT schools. Award consists of amount of Rs.2 lacs and trophy.Yogesh was felicitated by Rotary Club of Pune Central on 19th Oct for contribution in the area of vocational education.Manus Pratishthan,Pune awarded ShriGaMa Vidhayak Krutishilata Purskar to Vigyan Ashram.Maharashtra tourism development corporation (MTDC) included Vigyan ashram in its social tourism destination. They are organizing tour of people interested in development work once a month.
31 Updates - Infrastructure New kitchen building construction work was started in June. Work started with demolishing of old kitchen and office.Flooring for dairy farm shed, shed for azolla nursery, fabrication of handle to lift workshop gate, brooder for poultry – 3 nos, railing in farm shedSafety Day : Carried out safety audit of all workplaces and took corrective actions. All loose connections, bro ken pins etc were fixed. Students discussed possible danger in each section and common mistake they make which can be dangerous. DBRT students completed workshop shed construction for D-I-Y lab in Pune.Students constructed temporary shed for cooking due to shifting of kitchen.DBRT students erected a dome at Balewadi stadium for kite festival.DBRT students constructed a shelter for visitors (Dream House) from material salvaged from old structure that was being demolished.Fodder chopping yard shed is rebuild with new roof structure. Fodder chopping yard flooring and side wall construction (ferro-cement) is completed by DBRT students.Polyhouse UV protection film was damaged due to heavy cyclonic wind in VA. Repairs costed RsDry fodder storage yard damaged due to fire outbreak. Loss of about Rs
32 Site Visit ReportSrihari from Asha Pune did a site visit on June 22nd 2014 and November 2nd 2014.The construction of the new Kitchen/Meditation Room/Office is in progress. The Slab work is all done. Since there are issues using the makeshift kitchen VA wants to get the Kitchen walls done as early as possible. The slab work is done by external contractor who is an alumnus of VA and remaining work by the students.Students were attending lectures, doing practical work in the various departments.Workshop students were building up a shelf for the booksElectrical students doing some work on circuit breakersAgri students working on Ajola fodder cultivationPoultry students tending to chicks and GoatsHome and Health students doing some Lassi using Almonds, Elachi and Curd. Few students making some Khoya for making some Pheda.There was one girl student in the Electical department but I could not talk to her.
33 Site Visit ReportThis time students have a colour jacket as uniform: - Electrical – Brown, Workshop – Blue, Agri – Red and Food – Sky Blue. Wearing the uniform on Monday is compulsory.Account of few students I spoke with this time:-Bishnu is from Nepal and has been in VA for the last 3 months doing practicals in Ajola areaJoy Singh just joined a month back, is from Assam doing practicals in Ajola area. Along with Joy there were few more from Assam.Dutta who is from nearby Chakan have been in VA for the last 3 months. He was showing me around. He has finished his Food lab work and now in Agri departmentThis time there were two students (Raj Kumar and Murugesan) from TN who have joined VA. They have joined after getting to know about it through Ranjith’s friends in TN. Both of them know only a smattering of English and Hindi and no Marathi but they still get by. Learning new things, making new friends and to do something in life.Most of the students I met have completed their 12th.
34 Vigyan Ashram Resources Main portal:Continuous updates:https://www.facebook.com/vigyan.ashram.pabal/Monthly status report and all annual reportsDocumentaryv=tYARqEp0NbgOER portal:DST portal:
35 DBRT Batchbatch has students from 8 different states ‐ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Jharkhand,Andra Pradesh, Bihar, Kerala and Maharashtra
36 DBRT BatchStudent providing highest amount of community services (Rs )Team working on the Best project of the year (Dream House)Best student of the year