Crowd Funding Activity
Suraksha Kit is a UVC light sterilization box invented by Pune based 15 years old boy Aditya Pachpande. He is a young innovator, social entrepreneur and founder of NextGenInnov8 social foundation. The Suraksha box can be used to sanitize vegetables, newspapers, dairy products, wallets, newspapers, stationery items, cheques, keys etc. The kit is a shield of protection for any type of germs, bacteria, and viruses including all strains of COVID. The box has a mesh on which the items will be put and sterilize by using UVC light in a controlled environment for 360-degree sterilization. The Suraksha Box has a Government of India (MC&I) patent published and is tested, approved, and certified by CSIR-CMERI (ICMR Approved lab) of Govt. of India.
It is basically a UVC light sterilization box that provides protection against infectious diseases including COVID-19, by sterilizing food and sundry items during these challenging times. Inspired by a natural disinfectant: ultraviolet light, the Suraksha box can be used to decontaminate and disinfect items like vegetables, groceries, wallets, currency, mobile phones, newspapers, parcels, letters, pens, watches, etc. and can be used in households, offices, educational institutions, restaurants and other such areas.
The NextGenInnov8 Social Foundation has conducted numerous crowd-funding activities for students in order to teach them the basics of crowd funding.
Alexa Quiz Initiative Amidst Covid-19
Alexa Quiz Initiative Amidst Covid-19: Coded and developed a multilingual, interactive COVID-19 awareness quiz, accessible via Alexa and Facebook, aimed at bolstering global understanding regarding pandemic protocols. This initiative, designed to enhance public health education and promote safe practices, impacted over 15,000 individuals from diverse backgrounds, aiding them in navigating the pandemic.
A Free Training Course On Social Innovation & Crowd funding
NextGenInnov8 Social Foundation also conducted a free training on Social Innovation and Crowd funding. This Training course was conducted in 5 batches during the 4 months duration. Around 2000 students from around 135 schools across India has participated in this training course.
A free IPR training session conducted in collaboration with Government
As a part of India’s 75th Anniversary of Independence under the banner of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, and Government of India has taken initiative of National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) under which awareness and training would be imparted to 1 million students on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) during the period from 15August 2021 to 15 August 2022.
As part of said Mission, the NextGenInnov8 Social Foundation has organised the Intellectual Property Right awareness program. The said program is of 30-40 minutes duration wherein the students was exposed to different types of Intellectual Property Rights(IPRs) and they enlightened and motivated to convert their ideas into innovationand further transformation into IP assets through protection of their IP rights. After completion of the this program every participant including the organization has been awarded with e-certificate from the Government of India under NIPAM mission. The webinar was a great success with all the eminent speakers. More than 4000 participants were present during the event from 4 different institutes. The event was organized on zoom platform and it was also live on facebook. Everyone was very participative where questions were asked and answered by the speakers. A thorough experience about IPR was gained with specific examples which made it clear for the participants to understand the topic of discussion. In a nutshell, the session covered the importance of IPR, its types, policies and its uses. After the event Google form quiz on IPR is circulated to all the participants, and almost all the participants submitted the quiz.
A Free Webinar On Mental Health & IKIGAI.
As part of our commitment to professional and personal success, we have hosted free sessions on mental health & IKIGAI.
The objective behind conducting an awareness session on mental health and IKIGAI for students is to educate and empower students to take care of their mental health and well-being, while also helping them find their purpose in life. Specifically, the session aims to:
Push ourselves to think of how we are leading our lives.
Help us find a way to lead a better life and, consequently, change the world in a small way.
Enable us to seek 360 degrees of balance and alignment or to be better in our profession and truly achieve all that we are passionately ambitious about
To help ourselves reach our sense of being without compromising on who we are in the moment.
Raise awareness about the importance of mental health and the prevalence of mental health issues among students.
Provide students with the knowledge and skills to identify the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and how to seek help.
Help students understand the importance of self-care, stress management, and self-compassion in maintaining their mental health.
Introduce the concept of IKIGAI, which is a Japanese concept that refers to having a sense of purpose in life, and help students to explore their own IKIGAI.
Encourage students to explore their passions and interests, and to find ways to incorporate them into their lives and careers.
Provide students with the tools to find their own sense of purpose and fulfillment, which can help to promote mental well-being.
Provide students with an understanding of the importance of their mental well-being, and to empower them to take ownership of their well-being.
Overall, the objective of an awareness session on mental health and IKIGAI for students is to provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to take care of their mental health and well-being, and to help them find their purpose in life. It aims to empower students to be proactive in their own mental well-being and to find fulfillment in their lives.
CHATGPT Awareness Webinar for Small Entrepreneurs
Led by a ChatGPT Expert Trainer from Germany, our webinar attracted 200+ small and medium entrepreneurs. It illuminated the possibilities, fostering innovation and growth in the entrepreneurial landscape.
On 7th December 2022, the ASM’s college organized a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activity on tree plantation. A total 72 students has participated in this drive. This drive was organized by ASM students by creating awareness across campuses through Social media, designing of banner, arranging various equipments for making tree plantation drive successful. The aim of the program was to plant 50 plants on Mahalunge forest area.
Cloth Donation Drive
Cloth donation drive started from 7-12 January 2023; total 16 volunteers were involved in this activity. For this Cloth Donation Drive, collection of 20 boxes of clothes were done, Along with clothes, Suraksha boxes were also given to the orphanages and the old age homes for creating awareness about hygiene and cleanliness. The clothes were distributed at 3 old age homes with approximate capacity of 50 each and 5 orphanges with capacity of 30 each.
Blood Donation Drive
A Blood Donation drive and awareness programme was organized in ASM institute on Thusday, Sept,14 2023 in collaboration with Lions Blood Pune Galaxy. They convinced the audience by taking the promise of voluntary blood donation. He also said that the basic spirit of blood donation is benefitting the society and emphasized the importance of blood donation as it helps in keeping good health and prevents cancer. A single pint can save three lives, a single gesture can create a million smiles. A matter of 15 minutes and 350ml of your blood won’t take away much from your day, but for those 3 lives in need it can mean a life. At the end around 100 units of blood was collected and the team of Lions Blood Pune Galaxy thanked all the donors and the guests who donated blood for a noble cause.
Utilization and Recycling Campaign with PCMC Swach+
At NextgenInnov8's social foundation, our unwavering commitment is deeply rooted in fostering a culture of social and environmental accountability. Teaming up with PCMC Swach+ and ASM Group of Institutes, we've pioneered a transformative movement focused on uplifting the planet. Our innovative campaign champions the utilization and recycling of household items, underscoring the importance of sustainable practices.
Embracing a dynamic approach to societal and ecological stewardship, our collective efforts prioritize sustainable engagement. To preserve our planet's vitality, this initiative embodies a holistic commitment to responsible consumption and environmental preservation, encouraging a profound sense of responsibility among individuals for a better, greener future.