In a commendable display of corporate social responsibility, Infogain’s Volunteer Engagement Program has left an indelible mark on four educational institutions across India. The initiative, spearheaded by Neeraj Mehra, Vice President of Infogain, and Eddie Chandhok, Corporate Vice President, M&A Head, and Sustainability, aims to empower young minds while fostering a sense of environmental responsibility.
Overview of the Program
Infogain’s Volunteer Engagement Program unfolded across four distinct locations: M. P. Bhuta Sion Saravajnik School in Mumbai, Aapte Prashala School in Pune, Parikrama Center of Learning in Bangalore, and Swami Vivekanand Shiksha Niketan in Noida. The program encompassed two-hour sessions at each school, emphasizing both technical and non-technical facets.
Schedule and Activities
- M. P. Bhuta Sion Saravajnik School, Mumbai (11:00 am to 01:00 pm):
- Technical Session: A hands-on programming activity was conducted, introducing students to basic coding concepts.
- Non-Technical Session: A workshop related to environmental awareness, emphasizing the significance of sustainable practices.
2. Aapte Prashala School, Pune (12:30 pm to 2:30 pm):
- Technical Session: Engaging students in a tech-driven exercise to enhance problem-solving skills through interactive coding challenges.
- Non-Technical Session: A session on environmental conservation, inspiring students to actively participate in preserving nature.
3. Parikrama Center of Learning, Bangalore (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm):
- Technical Session: An immersive coding workshop designed to ignite students’ curiosity in the world of technology.
- Non-Technical Session: Focused on environmental preservation, promoting sustainable habits among students.
4. Swami Vivekanand Shiksha Niketan, Noida:
- Technical Session: A dynamic coding activity challenging students to apply programming principles in real-world scenarios.
- Non-Technical Session: Addressing environmental concerns, fostering a sense of responsibility towards the planet.
Planting Seeds of Change
A distinctive feature of the program was the active participation in environmental stewardship. In each school, Infogain volunteers, alongside students, engaged in the plantation of trees and plants. This dual-focus approach, combining technology and environmental consciousness, exemplifies Infogain’s commitment to holistic education.
Adding prestige to the program, dignitaries Neeraj Mehra and Eddie Chandhok graced each location, interacting with students and volunteers. Their presence underscored Infogain’s dedication to creating a sustainable impact on education and the environment.
Impact and Future Aspirations
The Volunteer Engagement Program by Infogain has already garnered positive feedback from both schools and volunteers. The program’s success lies not only in imparting technical knowledge but also in instilling a sense of social and environmental responsibility among the youth.
As Infogain continues to contribute to the community through such initiatives, the Volunteer Engagement Program stands as a shining example of corporate leadership in education and sustainability. The seeds planted during these sessions are not just saplings but symbols of growth, resilience, and a promising future.