School of Education, Galgotias University in collaboration with UPAY NGO organized an online one-day orientation programme on &ldquoCommunity Work for Teachers&rdquo on 09th September, 2021. The objective of this event was to engage budding teachers in the community-based works and encourage them to take participation in various community-based works to enhance their capacities and play a role of social worker in their neighborhood. The event was moderated by Ms. Swati Malik, B.Ed. Student, School of Education, Galgotias University. In begning she welcomed all the delegates of UPAY NGO and participants and briefed about the objectives of the programme and introduced the resource persons. Prof. (Dr.) Satyendra Gupta, Dean, School of Education, Galgotias University welcomed all the participants and aware all about the purpose of conducting the orientation program.
The delegates of the UPAY NGO, Ms. Priti Sharma initiated the Orientation Program with a brief introduction and it was continued further by Ms. Debashree Bhattacharya, who gave a vivid sketch about the mission and vision of the NGO, which is "Underprivilege&rsquos Advancement by Youth". She told that members of the NGO were working relentlessly towards educating the marginalized and underprivileged children, as well as socio-economic upliftment of the weaker sections of the society. Some of their noble initiatives are- Footpathshala, Reach and Teach, Samarth and Granth on Rath. Ms. Debashree emphasized on the need of the educated youth of the community to come forward to join hands together for the upliftment of the society. She also explained the various ways the B. Ed students of Galgotias University can join the UPAY NGO and contribute in their own ways for the betterment of the society.
The entire session was very informative and proved to be an eye-opener. All participants including the students of School of Education and faculty members felt inspired and motivated towards community work. Programme was successfully ended with satisfactorily answering to the queries of the participants. The gratitude and vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Ruhani Farzin, B.Ed. Student, School of Education, Galgotias University. Orientation programme was coordinated by the Dr. Shri Kant Dwivedi, Associate Professor, School of Education, Galgotias University. The session was attended by faculty members, B.Ed., M.Ed. and Ph.D. research scholars of the School of Education.