The Board of Trustees of the Dinabandhu Foundation Trust always had a desire of doing some community outreach activities to improve the quality of life of the communities.The Board entrusted the Trident Group of Institutions with the responsibility of achieving this purpose.

The institution then formed an ISR committee with the following members:

  • M.N.Dwibedi
  • Nanigopal Dash
  • Subhajit Jagdev
  • Ashok Nayak
  • Archana Beura

The first meeting of the committee was held on  2nd July,2010  in which the members decided the vision and the policy.

  • Develop Community Knowledge systems for bridging the gap between theory and practice
  • Encourage interactions between students and local communities for better understanding of problems faced by them
  • Democratisation of knowledge by facilitating partnerships and associations with Industries,NGOs,Community Welfare groups etc.
  • Promote and carry out activities for attaining the goal of Faster,Inclusive and Sustainable Growth as described in Twelfth Five Year Plan 2012-17
  • Promote knowledge sharing by undertaking need-based and community oriented research projects.

TGI’s focus areas for welfare activities will be in urban as well as rural areas of Odisha.

The group’s ISR will revolve around the principles of volunteerism, communication, partnerships, affirmative action and impact.

A large part of the ISR initiatives of TGI will be implemented by an in-house ISR cell .The group will also collaborate with relevant and trustworthy organizations to design,fund,execute and assess projects.

  • The ISR committee of TGI will govern and review the ISR of the company regularly.The ISR committee will recommend the annual budget for ISR to the management for its approval.
  • The ISR committee will review the activities and achievements against targets set annually.

This ISR policy document will be reviewed periodically and any changes if    required will be approved by the ISR committee.

ISR INITIATIVES

Trident Group of Institutions always gives emphasis on the all-round development of the students by instilling in them good human values, faith,self confidence, personality development,team spirit,volunteerism and willingness to serve for the society.Apart from excelling in academics,the students are also encouraged to participate in different extracurricular and charity activities to broaden their horizons  and motivate them to become responsible citizens. Personality development and soft skills training programmes alongwith Yoga,meditation and motivational speaking sessions are arranged for the students on a regular basis.

  • TGI encourages and promotes various social welfare activities.TGI is associated with many NGOs,CBOs,Youth Clubs, Social workers and Companies carries out various comminity welfare activities.
  • We have our NSS wing through which students get a scope to do various activities of social importance.Trident Academy of Technology is the only technical institute under BPUT to have been accorded permission to open NSS units by Govt. of India with due approvalof Govt. of Odisha.
  • We have our own social development wing called INDEVIN through which we work with vulnerable sections of the society and address various socio-economic challenges faced by them.
  • SKILL-EM is an initiative to create awareness among students in colleges and schools of Odisha regarding Skill India Mission,Digital India and Make in India.
  • Blood donation camps(Best Blood Donor Institute in the year 2011-12)
  • Aids Awareness Programmes
  • Relief and rescue operations during natural calamities
  • Jala Chhatras(Water Kiosks) during summer
  • Free Health Check-up camps
  • Educating on Safe drinking water practices in slum areas
  • Plantation Drives to create environmental awareness
  • Yoga and Meditation Sessions
  • Motivational Talks
  • Spiritual Discourses

It is a programme implemented with a purpose to impart free of cost ICT education to the secondary school students of the rural areas and to spread ICT education in remote areas of Odisha and to connect the schools and the communities with Information and Communication Technologies.A team of students were engaged in this activity and imparted computer education to secondary school students in different villages.This programme was highly appreciated by the communities and schools.Seeing the success of the project,CISCO,an International and highly reputed IT company has given a grant for the expansion of the project.It is worthwhile to mention here that our students and college got “CISCO Student IT Ambassador Title for India 2013”.

  1. E-Abhiyan Project in association with CISCO
  2. Plantation Drive in association with Halchal Youth Club
  3. Blood Donation Camp in association with the NGO ‘Ama Odisha’
  4. Socio-economic surveys in association with SPARC