Student’s welfare Committee

Aim of Student Welfare Committee

The aim of the Student’s welfare is to contribute towards the development of an academic environment that promotes constructive learning, academic success and the socialization of the University and AICTE Schemes among students.

Objectives of Student Welfare Committee

1. To recommend on policies relating to students’ welfare (students’ experience)

2. To monitor and ensure the “One Stop Centre” at Student Welfare Committee level is being implemented effectively

3. To recommend on the enhancement of student facilities, students’ life and experience during their time at the University

4. To focus on all relevant student issues determined by current events and/or by suggestions of committee members

5. To review orientation processes and practices of each constituent in order to ensure these programmes meet the needs of all students.

6. To work closely with other members of the University to enable the SWC to appropriately function.

Activity & date

1. Inauguration of Student Welfare Committee Cell and Seminar on importance of Student Welfare Committee Cell on date 17/02/17 by Secretary : Bhagwan Wahule and Vice Secretary : Bhagwan Wahule of COEP Pune Student Welfare Committee.

2. Pariniti is basically working on students from underprivileged background. They provide workshop of 2 days including soft skills and overall personality development.18/02/17.Contact person: Swati Contact No: 9969638356

1.Schemes of AICTE for student welfare:


Sr. No. Scholarship/Fund Address Contact details
01 State Scholarship foundation of Greece (IKY) Directorate for Special programs, International scholarships, Unit for foreigners and cultural exchanges Details of Scholarship Application form
02 The J.N. Tata Endowment Fund Bombay House, Behind Askarrally’s Lane, 24, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400 001 022-22049131http://tata.com/beyond_business/trusts/index.php
03 Rotary Scholarship Rotary Service CenterJuhu Tara Road Mumbai 400 049 022-26609847, 26607217(Praful M. Bhatt)http://www.rotary.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho/Also see:http://www.umich.edu/~icenter/ overseas/study/rotary
04 RD Sethna Scholarship Esplanade House, 1st Floor RD Sethna Scholarships, Fund 29, H. Somani Marg, Fort, Mumbai 400 001 022-22070764
05 American Alumni Association C-Vulcah Insurance Building, Veer Nariman Road, Opp: Churchgate Station, Mumbai 400 020 022-2821413, 2821485 aaa@indous.org
06 Lotus Trust Lotus House, Near Liberty Theater, 6, New Marine Lines, Mumbai 400 020
07 The Fulbright Commission / Also known as the USEFI) Has offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai. Check the site for the addresses 022-22624603 (Mumbai)044-28112049 (Chennai)033-22881637 (Kolkata)011-23328944 (Delhi)http://www.fulbright-india.org/
08 Bal Shrinbai and Seth Horusji Mody Trust C/o Kapadia Damania Company, Bhupen Chambers, Dalal Street, Mumbai 400 001 022-2673806
09 Shri Brihad Bhartiya Samaj Scholarships Sri Brihad Bhartiya Samaj, NKM International House, 178, Backbay Reclamation, Babubhai M. Chinai Marg, Mumbai 400 020 022-22020113 (Mrs. Gadre)
10 Currimiji Jiwanji Moriswala Charity Trust Trust 157 Kazi Sayeed Street, Mumbai
11 Dawoodbhoy Fazalbhoy Muslims Educational Trust Dawodbhoy Fazalbhoy Muslim Educational Trust, 42, Ibrahim Md. Merchant Road, Dhadah Khadak, Mumbai 400 029
12 Deccan Educational Society Foreign Scholarship Fund Deccan Educational Society, Pune
13 Ichalkaranji Educational Endowment ‘Yeshodham’, 7, Tapobhumi Society, Near Kirloskar Press, Mukund Nagar, Pune – 9


Sr. no. Bank name Link for education loan
1 State bank of India http://www.statebankofindia.com /user.php?action=sbiEdulLoan
2 Axis bank http://www.axisbank.com/personal/loans/studypower/Education-Loan.asp
3 Bank of Baroda http://www.bankofbaroda.com/pfs/eduloans.asp
4 Allahabad bank http://www.allahabadbank.com/education.asp
5 Bank of india http://www.bankofindia.com/eduloans1.aspx
6 Bank of Maharashtra http://www.bankofmaharashtra.in/credit_fac_edu.asp
7 Central bank of India https://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/site/MainSite.aspx?status=2&menu_id=120
8 HDFC bank http://www.hdfcbank.com/personal/loans/educational_loan/el_indian/el_indian.php
9 Indian bank http://www.indianbank.in/loans.php?by=12&ty=1
10 IDBI bank http://www.idbi.com
11 Kerala State Cooperative Bank ltd. http://www.keralacobank.com
12 HSBC bank http://www.hsbc.co.in/1/2/personal/loans/educational-loan
13 ICICI bank http://www.icicibank.com/Personal-Banking/loans/personal-loan/index.php
14 State bank of Patiala https://www.sbp.co.in/index.aspx
15 Syndicate bank http://syndicatebank.in/scripts/SyndVidya.aspx
16 UCO bank http://www.ucobank.com/loan.php#EDUCATIONALLOAN
17 United bank of india http://www.unitedbankofindia.com/education-loan.asp
18 Union bank of india http://www.unionbankofindia.co.in/ln_Union_Education.aspx
19 Punjab National Bank https://www.pnbindia.in/>
20 Andhra Bank http://www.andhrabank.in/scripts/ABDrPattabhiVidyaJyothi.aspx
21 Bharat Overseas Bank https://www.iob.in/educational-loan.php
22 Corporation Bank http://www.corpbank.com/
23 Dena Bank http://www.denabank.com/viewsection.jsp?id=0,4,26,68
24 DCBL Bank https://www.dcbbank.com/
25 Dhanalakshmi Bank http://www.dhanbank.com/personal/other_loans.aspx
26 Federal Bank http://www.federalbank.co.in/Personal_Loans_FederalVidyaLoan.aspx
27 Indian Overseas Bank http://www.iob.in/vidya_jyothi.aspx
28 Jammu and Kashmir Bank http://www.jkbank.net/customerEducationalLoans.php
29 Karnataka Bank http://www.karnatakabank.com/ktk/SpAdvances.php
30 Karur Vysya Bank http://www.kvb.co.in/
31 Lakshmi Vilas Bank http://www.lvbank.com/Vidhya_Lakshmi_Loan.aspx
32 Oriental Bank of commerce http://www.obcindia.co.in/obcnew/site/inner.aspx?status=2&menu_id=40
33 Punjab and Sind Bank https://www.psbindia.com/
34 SBI Commercial and International Bank https://www.sbi.co.in/
35 South Indian Bank http://www.southindianbank.com/content/viewContent.aspx? linkIdLvl2=12&linkId=85
36 Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank Ltd. http://www.tmb.in/r_education.php
37 The Ratnakar Bank Ltd. http://www.theratnakarbank.com/lon_edu.php
38 Vijaya Bank http://www.canarabank.com/english/
39 Canara bank http://www.canarabank.com/english/
40 Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd http://www.csb.co.in/
41 City Union Bank http://www.cityunionbank.com/english/home.aspx

3. SPPU Pune University The Board of Students Welfare undertakes the following prominent activities:

1. ‘Chetana’ (Students’ Bulletin)

2. Disaster Management Cell

3. Dr P C Alexander Inter University Marathi/ English Elocution Competition

4. Fearless Girls Campaign ('Nirbhay Kanya Abhiyan')

5. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil ‘Earn and Learn Scheme’

6. NCC Felicitation Ceremony

7. Placement Centre

8. Samarth Bharat Abhiyan

9. Students' Safety Insurance Scheme

10. Students Aid Fund

11. Students’ Council

1. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil ‘Earn and Learn Scheme’

The main objective of the scheme is to develop a student as a multifaceted personality with academic excellence and a commitment to an egalitarian society. India lives in her villages and to bridge the gap between rural Bharat and urban India, this scheme is basically undertaken for the benefit of students coming from the rural areas, who are economically backward, intelligent and meritorious but cannot afford higher education, needy and financially hard pressed. It inculcates in the student the idea that no work is big or small and develops a work culture with the right aptitude. It is now been announced by our Vice Chancellor, Dr.Narendra Jadhav that the scheme should be flexible to give work to those who demand it. This is a vision of keeping our youth gainfully employed as well as to contribute from civil society. This is a paradigm shift in the way we see higher education. This will make higher education accessible and available to the poor, meritorious and the marginalized.

The scheme is at present being undertaken at the post-graduate level on the university campus as well as at the graduate level in the affiliated colleges and recognised institutions under the jurisdiction of the University of Pune. Financial assistance to the extent of fifty percent of the expenditure incurred by the affiliated Colleges/ Institute is reimbursed to the concerned on submitting the necessary papers to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare. Under this scheme those students who are interested in joining are to fill the necessary application form, which is then scrutinized by an appropriate committee. The list of students who have been finally enrolled in the scheme are to be sent to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare on or before 15th September every year, subject to the condition that the College / Institution has been given permission to undertake the scheme. The students enrolled under the scheme are given the following types of work namely-That increase their skills in areas of their study, office work, technical work and field work. However when the distribution of work is given it is seen that all students get equal opportunity to get all different kinds of work and that each student gets eighty percent of technical work and twenty percent of fieldwork. Office work includes working at the Library or any other office of the institute.

Technical work includes:

Knowledge of computers, office machines such as photocopying etc. or even working at a telephone booth, while field work includes working in the garden, looking after newly planted trees, play grounds, cleanliness of the campus etc. Each student is expected to work for three hours daily.

Students working under this scheme are paid an honorarium of Rs.25 per hour as per the revised rates effective July 2013. Payment is made as per the attendance sheet, which is to be maintained by the institute/college/university. The students are requested to open a bank account at their respective places and cheques make payments. At the end of the year the respective institute/college is requested to submit the annual accounts for the scheme when the central audit scheme is undertaken.

As per the new decision taken by the University:

1) Colleges in Tribal Area shall be paid 90% of the Total Expenditure on the Scheme.
2) SC, ST, SBC, VJNT Minority & Destitute students Expenditure shall be paid 100%
3) For Remaining Colleges 75% Expenditure shall be paid by the University. The ceiling of payment to th Colleges/ institutions shall depend upon the enrollment of students.

The ratio being as follows:

1 to 500 - Rs. 40,000
501 to 1000 - Rs. 70,000
1001 to 2000 - Rs. 1, 35,000
2001 to 3000 - Rs. 2, 00,000
3001 to 4000 - Rs. 2, 65,000
4001 to 5000 - Rs. 3, 30,000
And over 5001 -Rs. 3,95,000

And that any student who is eligible for enrollment in the scheme will be given work and an allocation of Rs. 6 Crores has been made in the current budget.

2. Special Guidance Scheme

The basic objective of this scheme is to help those students who are deprived of the latest knowledge of the subject they undertake at the first year level. Secondly, to inculcate the urge to educate one self, and that education liberates one internally as well as externally. Thirdly, to offer guidance to students in their career choices and the relevant subjects to be pursued by them to attain their best potential. The enrollment under this scheme is basically for students who are economically, financially backward and also to the reserved category students. There is no limit on the number of students who can be enrolled under this scheme.

Financial assistance to the tune of Rs. 6,000/- only is given to the concerned college / institute which undertakes this scheme. Any lecturer who is invited to deliver lecturers in this scheme is given an honorarium of Rs. 100/- per lecture. Students have to apply in the prescribed form for joining this scheme. The colleges / institutes have to take prior permission from the Director, Board of Students' Welfare to undertake this scheme and that the said proposal from college / institute of the scheme be forwarded to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare on or before 15th September every year for approval. At the end of the year the respective college / institute has to submit all necessary papers / documents at the time of central audit after which the necessary payments are made.

3. Fearless Girls Campaign ('Nirbhay Kanya Abhiyan')

This is a scheme introduced by the University to develop the confidence and personality of a lady student who comes from the rural areas and are deprived sections of society. The marginalization and deprivation is double if you are a woman and from the backward or scheduled castes. The main objective of this scheme is to develop a critical mind, self-confidence and a commitment to society. The lady students are given training in health, law, and social activities. They are also given training in self-employment and all possible other activities that enhance her social confidence. This scheme is open to all regular lady students from all the affiliated colleges / institutes. Funds for organizing these activities are provided by the University.

Out of the 6.5 lakhs students enrolled for different courses at the University there are over 1.5 lakh lady students out of which a majority of them come from rural based background. These student have to travel daily by bus or other means of transport to attend their respective college / institutes. It is very likely that these lady students during their travel may experience all sorts of atrocities in a challenging environment, which prevails today. In order to make them face the prevailing situation and develop self-confidence to face courageously these situations the scheme has been introduced.

All colleges / institutes interested in organizing this activity are to apply to the Director, Board of Students welfare before 15th September every year and after the sanction is given the activity be started. Names of selected candidates should be submitted through proper channel. The concerned college / institutes have to organize seminars, camps / workshops to fulfill the objectives of the scheme. At the end of the year all necessary papers are to be submitted to the central audit scheme after which necessary payments are made. Financial assistance of Rs.15, 000/- is given for the same by the University. The main objectives of this scheme includes development of self confidence how to defend one self in any situation, training in self defense and finally make them fearless and be ready to face any unwanted situation. The scheme is open to all lady students in all colleges and institutes. The university makes available requisite funds for undertaking this activity.

In the above scheme students from about 8 to 10 colleges / institutes that are proximately and geographically near each other are requested to form a group and out of these one college is selected by the Director, Board of Students' Welfare who will be responsible to organize this one day activity. The selected college should send the proposal to the university office on or before 15th September every year. The colleges / institutes so selected to form a group should select a total of 10 lady students by inviting applications and then forward them to the organizing college who in turn will forward the combined list to the university. The organizing college should then send a detailed program in respect of the activity to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare. After the activity has been organized the organizing college should send a detailed report of the same to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare. All papers as are prescribed in the circular with regard to the activity along with all papers in connection with the financial expenditure should be made available at the time of the central audit after which the necessary payment will be made to the concerned college which organizes the activity. An amount of Rs. 15,000/- is made available to the organizing college.

4. Youth Festivals

There are two Youth Festival Programs for which the university sends its team. These are activities at the state and national levels. Ultimately these give our students an opportunity to understand the different parts of Maharashtra as well as the country. It is an opportunity for the students of Pune University to test their accomplishments at state as well as national levels. This gives them the exposure and is celebration of cultural diversity and difference, a unity in diversity. The Board of Students Welfare take special care and interest that the students of the University /colleges/ institutes participate in these festivals with great zest. The activities are given below:-

A. Indradhanushya
'Indradhanushya' is a state level youth festival that has been initiated at the behest of the Chancellor of the university. At this youth festival students interested and those who are talented in cultural activities like music, drama, elocution, dance, fine arts etc. are selected. The University sends a circular to all affiliated colleges/ institutes and then selection trials are held and a university team is selected keeping in mind the total number of participants who could be sent for the same. All funding in respect of the above is made from the university funds.

B. All India Inter University Youth Festival
The above is organized at par with the above activity Indradhanushya. The only difference is that this being a national level competition initially zonal competitions are conducted. Pune University has been grouped in the WestZone group. Winners at this competition are sent for the final inter zonal competition. All students who are winner / runners up or have got special mention are then felicitated by the university at the annual prize day. The university provides funds for the same.

5. Moot Court Competition

Pune is fast becoming a hub for legal services. The University has under its umbrella some of the top national law colleges. To inculcate the confidence and a sense of participation amongst the students of Law a yearly Moot Court
Competition for them is organized by the Board of Students' Welfare in collaboration with the Department of Law, University of Pune. The above competition is known as the "Late Justice P.B. Gajendragadkar Moot Court Competition".

6. Annual College Magazine Competition

To promote the art and habit of writing among the students, an annual magazine competition is organized by the Board of Students' Welfare. This helps students to learn the art of writing, editing, publishing a magazine. All colleges / institutes are requested to send copies of the annual magazine published by them to the Director Board of Students ' Welfare who in turn submits them to a panel of experts which is appointed by the Vice Chancellor to judge these magazines and award them positions. Prizes at the University level as well as District level are awarded to the selected magazine and the Principals are expected to be present to receive them at the Annual Prize Day organized by the Board of Students' Welfare. The university gives funds for the same. At the end of the academic year an annual prize distribution function is held where-in students / colleges / institutes who have excelled in various activities conducted by the Board of Students' welfare are felicitated at the hands of the Hon. Vice chancellor. This is a way to recognize talent, hard work and innovation.

7. Dr P C Alexander Inter University Marathi/ English Elocution Competition

The following are the activities of importance, which are held under the jurisdiction of the Board of Students' Welfare: -

The former Chancellor of this University generously gave a donation to both the University of Pune and the University of Mumbai to conduct an annual elocution competition to be named as the Chancellor Dr. P. C. Alexander Inter University Elocution Competition. This elocution competition has helped students to display their oratorical skills, clarity of thought and lucidity of presentation. It connects the regional with the global. The University of Pune is to organize the competition in Marathi language while the University of Mumbai is to organize the competition in the English language. The elocution competition is an inter university competition open to all the universities in the state of Maharashtra. As per the rules the individual universities in the state are to conduct a competition on its own and then send the name of the winner to the Director, Board of Students' Welfare, University of Pune in respect of the competition held in Marathi language. The University of Pune then organizes an inter university competition for the winners and runners up Two prizes are awarded to the winner and runner up. These prizes are a cash prize of Rs. 5,000 and 2,000 respectively. As per the rules of the competition these prizes are awarded to the respective students at the annual convocation of the university.

8. Dr. P. C. Alexander Marathi Elocution Competition

The objective of the debate at University and National level is to strengthen youth skills and capacity to enhance their awareness and generate better understanding among youth in the field of population, development and environment.

9. Samarth Bharat Abhiyan

To fulfill the dream expressed by the President of India His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam a massive movement to involve the entire student community in a constructive manner in nation building activities. The University of Pune has undertaken this. This is to make the University socially responsive to society 's problems and not be just a white collared ivory tower. It is this vital linkage that is being re -connected. It is this, that will ignite the minds of the students of India. Knowledge needs a social purpose and it is this dimension that this program hopes to implement.

Team of Staff Coordinator in Student Welfare Committee:-

Prof D.A.Jakkan(SWC Head)-8380097660
Prof U.S.Kaur(Staff Cordinator[Mech])-8329345662
Prof P.A.Joshi(Staff Cordinator[Civil])-8983686620
Prof S.S.Kale(Staff Cordinator[Comp])-9665715442

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