Commitment to Institutional Social Responsibilities
Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology, Deemed to be University is committed to empowering local communities through its Institutional Responsibility activities. This commitment originates in its Founder’s vision, is part of its stated Vision and Mission statement, is woven into its functioning and has had substantial impact on students and other stakeholders.
Social Concern as a Cornerstone of University Policies
The Vision of the University is to introduce relevant innovations, to distinguish itself as a diverse, socially responsible learning community, and to develop the overall personality of students to become excellent professionals rooted in human values and respect for diversity. One of the core values of the University is ‘Respect and Social Compassion’.
Importance of Mental Health Care for Societal Wellbeing
In today’s world lifestyle changes along with social and economic inequalities have increased individual and societal stress making us more vulnerable to mental ill health. The World Health Organization estimates that at any given time 10% of the global population suffers from some form of mental illness. The National Education Policy-2020 also emphasizes Life Skills Education to promote positive coping strategies for the challenges of day to day life.
Mental Health Promotion Activities Integrated into all domains of University Functioning
In view of the above, the University has established the following:
Mental Health Centres
Activities for University Students and Staff
Student Led Mental Health Related Social Responsibility Activities
Extension Programs for Organisation
Psychological Counseling, Testing and Training programs for Organizations and Industries.
Research on Mental Health
Psychological Research is being carried out in following major areas:
The Social Responsibility and Mental Healthcare Activities have had a substantial impact on the community
In conclusion the University has made an impact in diverse areas of social relevance.
Commitment to Skill Development
Shobhit University Business Incubator (SUBI)
SUBI works as a bridge for Knowledge & Technology Transfer between the University and the Industry also. The University is member of the apex industrial bodies of the country such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM & CII.
International Skills Development Centre (ISDC)
The objective of ISDC is to provide need based and market driven professional employability skills to youth, both in the organized and un-organized sectors.
Industry Engagement Initiative (IEI)
The University understands that active engagement of the industry with the academia is vital for developing the required skills in the future professionals in the context of changing scenario around the globe. Under this Initiative students are prepared to meet the requirements of industries.
Initiative for Preservation of Historic and Cultural Heritage
Hastinapur Research Institute has been set up to preserve our historical wealth. Ganini Jnanamati Shodhapeetha, Jamboodweepa of the University, is functioning under the blessings of Ganini Gyanmati Mataji. The Shodhapeetha library has rare manuscripts and plenty literature on Jainology.
Initiatives for a nonviolent world are being undertaken to foster proactive intellectual dialogue through conferences & seminars.
Student Transition & Empowerment Program (STEP)
STEP program familiarizes school students with life beyond the boundaries of the school before actually moving out of it.
The objective of STEP is to prepare school students to take informed decisions in career selection, bring out their hidden talents and interests and guide their growth path.