Approx. 1000 kg Ganesh Pooja Waste collected from Sea Shore. Preparing Vermi compost. Malavan Nagar Parishad involved this year
Location: Bhandari highschool ,bhandari, malvan, sindhudurg Description:
This was 2nd-year IBT student collected Ganesh Pooja waste from the sea shore. To avoid environmental & hygienic problems at the Malvan seashore. Looking at last year's IBT initiative this year Malvan Nagar Parishad involved & supported this IBT initiative. They helped in the collection of waste & offered a vehicle to carry the waste. Approx. 1000 kg of waste collected by adding other required material school has started vermi composting. The school is expecting approx. 800 kg vermi compost from the same & earning of Min Rs. 12000. Rs. 15/kg. It is becoming an ideal model for society and the government for waste management.
Prepared a Big Humidity Chamber
Location: Dnyan Savardhini Vidhyalaya, Shirwal Description:
This school is located in a small city there is a good demand for flower plants and seedling. Last year students had tried humidity chamber at very small scale. Looking at the benefit this year instructor decided to make a big structure of the same.
Accordingly, the 10 std students prepared the big humidity chamber of 20 ft X 10 ft using a PVC pipe and plastic paper. They have started preparing seedlings, flower plants and grafting activities in the same.
It took approx. 9500 cost to built the same.
IBT students prepared bench using RCC column and Ferro cement sheet.
Location: KulswamiKhanderay Vidyalaya, Hiware, Dist- Pune. Description:
The school students were in a need to have something to seat on the ground. So as a sample activity they have decided to build a bench under IBT activity. Accordingly, under-engineering section IBT students introduced to the process of preparing bench by using RCC column & ferro cement sheet. In this activity students firstly prepared the engineering drawing and started working on the foundation RCC column. Then prepared a ferro cement sheet of size 2.6 ft. length x1.3 ft. breadth. After getting dry student fixed the ferro cement sheet over the RCC columns already built. After getting ready students paint the same. Now the school is planning to make more benches on the ground & in village.
IBT program participated in Shikshanachi Wari 2017-18
Location: Latur, Amaravati, Ratnagiri and Nashik Description:
The IBT program selected as a best activity based educational program for ‘Shikshan Wari 2017-18’ event organized by the School Education Department, Government Maharashtra. The theme of our stall was ‘कृतियुक्त विज्ञान आणि वैज्ञानिक दृष्टीकोन’. This event aimed at exhibiting ideas which are useful and effective educational practices, which are improving the quality of education.
21000+ people from approx. 20 districts visited the stall in 4 exhibitions.
Projects exhibited: Hydroponic, Solar vegetable dryer, Making vermi compost from garbage, Electronic sensor based projects- LDR and Clap switch, Scrap rally and making best out of waste, Biodiversity register.
IBT project 1st prize in science exhibition. Project name- Smart Water level controller
Location: Adarsh Vidyalaya Amboli Description:
Overflowing the water tank is a common problem in the society it is here in the school also.
Since students were introduced to electronics and basic automation in the IBT program, to solve this water tank overflow problem IBT students decided to come up with some automatic system which will control the motor pump automatically to start switch off once water will come up to some level in the tank. Later under the guidance of IBT instructor and experts from Vigyan Ashram students developed a smart kit. This kit was tested & exhibited in the science exhibition organized at Taluka level and owned 1st prize. Thi skit installed in the school & planned to install one more tank in the village.
Students demonstrated the silage making at farmer’s farm- made 500 kg silage
Location: Shree Sambhajirao Palande Patil Pragati highschool, Mukhai, Pune. Description:
The 10th std students decided to make a project on silage in the community so that they will get a project and community a service. This will also help school to demonstrate this technology in the community.
Accordingly, instructor introduced the process and precaution need to be taken for successful silage and taken them to the farm of Mr. Kakasaheb Salukhe. There student followed the process and made a silage of 500 kg and informed the precaution need to be taken to the farmer also.
This was a good experience for the students in which students introduced to the process of silage making, they used chopping machine, weighing, making a liquid, etc.
Students repaired 58 benches as a project
Location: Shree Bhairavnath Vidyamandir, Pabal, Pune. Description:
This school is a centre for SSC and HSC board exams. This year school was going to face a problem of shortage of benches. The headmaster put this problem in front of school management committee along. Along with other options they discussed about repairing existing 58 benches with the help of IBT department. And it is decided to give order to the IBT.
Then IBT students of 8th and 9th std in their project work repaired total 58 benches. In which they conducted a survey put a material requirement with the help of instructor. This repairing mainly includes replacing the wooden planks, welding, screw fitting etc. If the school had taken this services from outside it could have cost Rs. 19,000. But IBT done this job at just approx. Rs. 8990 and saved Rs. 10,010.
The hydroponic unit adopted by a local farmer from Model IBT school at Nagaj.
Location: Adarsh Prashala, Nagaj Description:
Mr. Narayan Hankare (+91 9702492877), farmer, Kereweadi, Nagaj came to know about hydroponic technology in his visit to agricultural exhibition in the Kavthemahankal in Aug month. There he visited Nagaj school stall of hydroponics unit.
He have cows and goats. Due to drought situation animal fodder shortage has started in his area. In this time he found this hydroponic unit a useful idea.
Accordingly after exhibition he contacted the school and take guidance on how he can start this unit at his farm. To start with he started hydroponic unit with 3 big trays and after successful trial he started with 22 trays. He has a plan to start this unit with 71 trays.
IBT project ‘multipurpose Agri Power Tiller’ awarded with 1st prize in science exhibition
Location: Adarsh Prashala, Nagaj. Description:
The IBT students Mr. Sangharsh Gherde, 10th std. has a interest in engineering section. With his idea he decided to make multipurpose Agri Power Tiller using the scrap material. Which can be used by small farmers.
Further with the help of engineering instructor and local garage person the students prepared this Agri Power Triller which can be used for roter, weeding and making a sari (whole). In this machine he has used old motor bike engine which can run for 1 hour with 1 liter petrol.
This project school has exhibited in Taluka level science exhibition in which it got 1st prize and selected for district level exhibition.
Tested 252 drinking water samples through 28 IBT schools under cleanliness campaign of Prime Minister.
Location: 28 schools across Maharashtra Description:
It is important to check quality of water to know it is drinkable or not. Since many diseases mainly caused through the water. In Sep & Oct 2018 school participated in the Prime Minister Cleanliness Campaign. The schools decided to test the drinking water quality using simple water testing technology is available in IBT.
In this activity students collected the drinking water samples from 252 sources & tested the same using H2S strip bottle test. Out of 252 sample 32 were not fit for drink. The test result were communicated to the respective people who were using that water. Also the students communicated the method through which we can make that water drinkable such as use of Mediclor & use boiled water.
Make something week celebration
Location: Mukhai, Bhiwadi, Nagaj, Kurze, SHirval, Vadachapat & Malvan Description:
This activity was aimed at creating the excitement of making among students. This will also help to create interest about the IBT program among the students. It was organized in the 2nd and 3rd week of Aug 2019. The activity themes were, Repair, Reuse & recycle, DIY stuff and Cooking. In this, all the students enjoyed working with hand and learn new things in just a week. Students provided a community service of approx. Rs. 48000+.
Solar cooler cap made by IBT students.
Location: Sumati Balvan School, Katraj, Pune. Description:
The summer heat has started. In IBT students introduced to various skills and technologies to solve real-life problems through innovative ideas through which students not only solve the problems but also learn the science, maths and other curricular concepts.
Due to summer heat students started thinking about cooler mainly personal cooler which can be easily portable, affordable and can use whenever required. While discussion students came up with an idea of cooler cap which will be operated on solar as well as battery.
Then with the guidance of the instructor designed a model of such a cap and prepared 2 models. One model was solar operated and another was battery operated.
In this cooler cap students used a fan, operated by a small electric motor, solar panel of 3inch X 3 inch size, clips, wires, etc. Students used and introduced to the basic electrical knowledge given to them about the electrical circuits, current, soldering, solar power, measuring, marking, costing, etc.
The cost of the cap is just Rs. 250. Which includes electric circuit cost of Rs. 190 and additional cost of the cap which is Rs. 60.
As per information received from the school total 8 caps has been sold.
Agriculture tools & festival material preparing & selling in local weekly market
Location: Swami Vivekanand Vidyalaya, Asade, Pune. Description:
On the occasion of Gauri – Ganpati festival, IBT students of Asade school were decided to prepare items for exhibition and selling in the weekly market. They prepared and exhibited agri tools and stand required for Gauri Poojan it mainly includes 10 Dantale (For garbage collection), 5 pairs of Gauri Stand (used for decoration of Gauri) and 10 dust pans. During the weekly market they sold material of Rs. 900/- and remaining item will be sold in the coming week. Around 100-120 customers visited to stall and appreciated the job done and the IBT program. Sakal News Paper covered this activity on 7th Sep 2019 (attached article). In this project work students introduced to various processes it mainly includes planning, material selection, cost estimate, using welding machine, power cutter, grinder, drill machine, carpentry tool use, calculating cost, etc.
IBT product stall at L&T Infotech Ltd., Hinjewadi
Location: L&T Infotech Ltd. Hinjewadi Description:
On the occasion of Diwali Festival, IBT students had prepared various food items and products under their practical activity. LTI recognized the same and provided an opportunity to exhibit the products and sale at Hinjewadi location on 22nd Oct 2019. In this exhibition, schools exhibited and sold Lantern, LDR smart switch, decorative light mal, Diyas, Utan, Massage oil, Shankarpali and Chiwada. The schools earned Rs. 11730. A total of 5 students and 4 instructors from 4 schools have participated. A total of 97 LTI employees visited the exhibition and purchased the products. This was also a campaign to promote volunteering for the IBT program among the LTI employees.
The IBT students prepared frames for 22 poster of IBT content and fixed in labs.
Location: New English School, Marunji, Pune. Description:
Vigyan Ashram has developed 22 IBT posters on various topics from the syllabus. Marunji school printed these posters to make it as a part of their IBT labs. After print school headmaster asked engineering section to make a wooden frames for these poster and fix the same into their labs.
It was a good opportunity here for the students since in current market flex printing and frame making has a huge market demand and hence change for service.
In this activity students took measurement of the poster, calculated required wooden frame, listed material for fixing frame and purchased material from the market and developed 22 frames and fixed them in the labs. The market price of total work was Rs. 3300 which was compiled within just Rs. 550.
Through this activity students were learnt to take measurement, use of basic carpentry tools, cutting of wooden frame and making frames, calculate cost, etc.
The IBT students prepared smart sticks for grandparents.
Location: Shree Dada Maharaj Natekar Vidhyalaya, Chikhali, Pune Description:
Chikhali school has an old age home in their campus. Students observed that old people can’t see properly in the night time and facing problem for walking. They has to take stick for support in one hand and a torch in other hand.
Students were discussed this problem with the instructor of Energy and Environment. After a detail discussion, IBT students were decided to prepare a stick that will solve the problem of support with torch and sensor to sense the obstacles which can come in front of stick to avoid accidents. For the stick, students listed out material, its cost and designed low weight, user-friendly stick. With the help of instructor students were made stick and named as “smart stick”. Stick comprise of an ultrasonic sensor which has a 3.5. fit range, buzzer to make a noise if obstacle will detect, small torch, battery and handle. Then they gave that stick to old age person to collected their feedback and made necessary changes. Cost of final stick is Rs 1000/-.
Due to this activity, students learned to find out community issues, use of IBT tools to solve the issue, types of sensors, use of the sensor, different types of circuits, soldering, wiring, and costing, etc.