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CSR Project By:  KPIT Technologies Limited

Project Budget: INR 1.18 Cr


Chhote Scientists

Project

Chhote Scientists  (2015-16)

 
 
Project Sector  : Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement
 
 
Implementing Partners:  Jnana Prabodhini
 
 

Project Description

 

Being a technology Company, KPIT has a significant number
of engineers, technology experts and science enthusiasts.
Leveraging their experience & skills, we designed a unique
program called Chhote Scientists that aims at imparting
practical education and inducing scientific thinking among
school students.
Chhote Scientists was launched in 2012 by KPIT. Using
frugally developed scientific toys, we teach students various

Being a technology Company, KPIT has a significant number of engineers, technology experts and science enthusiasts. Leveraging their experience & skills, company designed a unique program called Chhote Scientists that aims at imparting practical education and inducing scientific thinking among school students. Chhote Scientists was launched in 2012 by KPIT. Using frugally developed scientific toys, company teach students various scientific principles primarily in the areas of electricity, motion, pressure, energy, magnetism and electronics. Over the last four years since 2012, cumulatively this program has benefitted 10,500 students involving 2,400 employees. 800 employees participated in this initiative in the year 2015-16 alone, conducting sessions on six different themes. Total 40 schools are covered this year. Company extended this program to 10 PMC’s schools (Pune Municipal Corporation) & 10 PCMC’s schools (Pimpri Chinchawad Mahanagar Palika). A total of 300 sessions have been conducted so far across all locations, comprising of 250 sessions at Pune, 30 at Bangalore and 20 at Mahape. To continue with company's expansion plan and to reach out to more and more children company proposed this project to the colleges to conduct Chhote Scientists programs at the school. And the pilot was conducted in Jalana College. As part of this initiative Company had nearly 60 of the college students’ volunteer for their Chhote Scientists program conducting 156 session, covering 26 schools and thereby reaching nearly 7,500 children.

 

 
 
Project Location:   Pune-Maharashtra,
 
 

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