NOVEMBER, 2022

Mitr Activity

 

Scheduled Events for the month of November are as follows.

 

(1) Art of Living Club

(2) MITR Placement poster design

(3) Tshirt design and Vendor distribution

(4) Yourdost Video

(5) Insti Survey

 

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OCTOBER, 2022

Saathi Activity

 

Scheduled Events for the month of October are as follows.

 

29th October : Day 1 - UG-22 Insti Immersion Program

 

30th October : Day 2 - UG-22 Insti Immersion Program

 

31st October : Day 3 - UG-22 Insti Immersion Program

 

Program will consist of fun activities like treasure hunt, Zumba, Ice Breakers, standup comedy, talent show, etc.

 

The purpose is to get the freshies interact with each other and not feel home sick.

Mitr Activity

 

(1) Barefoot training sessions for the coordinators conducted between 27th September to 2nd October 2022.

(2) World mental wellness day and Quiz wishes with a poster emailed to all students.

(3) World mental wellness day poster for whatsapp and insta handle shared with all coordinators for awareness among the students.

Pre-placement session "How To Prepare Mentally For Placement and Handle Stress During Interview" on 14th October, 4pm at CLT. Session by Miss. Jinna and Mr. Arun.

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SEPTEMBER, 2022

Mitr Activity

 

For the September month,

(1) Talk on ‘SELF-NAVIGATING THE MENTAL WELLNESS LABYRINTH’ a lecture at IIT MADRAS by C KRITHIKA, MSEE (UC SANTA BARBARA), BSEE (PURDUE) and author of the book “HAVE YOU HEARD THE SOUND OF YOUR OWN VOICE”

(2) Poster Making Competition on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2022

(3) Planning for an orientation/guidance programme for students trying to apply for foregin universities.

Saathi Activity

 

For the September month,

(1) 17-18 September - Training of mentors by Wellness Centre

(2) 23rd September - Wellness talk. Speaker yet to be decided.

(3) 25th September - Offline Insti Immersion Program for PG students consisting of various fun events like DJ, games, etc

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AUGUST, 2022

Mitr Activity

For the August month,


(1) Aspiring coordinators Fundae session was conducted on 6th August, 2022 for all the students.


(2) Official Mitr Team Meeting with Faculty Advisor and
Wellness Team was held on 9th August, 2022. The Mitr team 
took their verbal oath to fulfil their responsibilities and maintain confidentiality. Which was followed by dinner and discussion regarding the SoP of the team and its documentation.


(3) Informal Meeting with Wellness Team and Mitr team was conducted on 10th August, 2022.


(4) Call for Mitr coordinators was sent out to the student body, the deadline for which was 12th August, 2022.


(5) Formal meeting with wellness center and chief advisor was conducted on 16th August, 2022 to finalise the protocols and criteria for selection of the coordinators.


(6) Interview and Selection was conducted for the Mitr
Coordinators by the Core team, Wellness Team and the Faculty Advisors between 18th - 20th August, 2022.


(7) Mitr core team made a presentation to the incoming batch of PG and PhD students during the Orientation session conducted by Saathi on 20th August, 2022.


(8) Result of the interview was declared by sending an email to the selected candidates on 22nd August, 2022.

Lecture by Swami Suddhanandha Giri

On 6th August 2022, Saathi Wellness Group and Extra Mural Lectures (EML) organised a lecture by Swami Suddhananda Giri, a senior Sannyasi of Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India (Ranchi). He delivered his lecture on “Inner Energy Control Technology for Achieving All Round Success”. He emphasised the importance of holistic living, and later on led the audience into a guided meditation session.

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JULY, 2022

Saathi Activity

Events

Event for Self Care Day(July 24) - A list of self care activities will be released to students over a week to create awareness about self care. Students have to complete the tasks and send proofs to Saathi. We will simultaneously post about Self Care on Saathi's social media accounts.

Student Mentorship Cell

Department Representatives Selection - The entire selection process (releasing the applications, application submission deadline the interviews) will be done throughout this month

Academic Cell

Acad Buddies selection - Applications will be released this month

Mitr Activity

 

1) Issual of certificate for 2021 batch coordinator

2) New Core Team - Wellness Centre meeting on 20th July 3) New coordinator requirements

4) MITR Video Release in coming days'

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JUNE, 2022

Saathi Activity

 

Student mentorship program for the whole month. 

MAY 27, 2022

Sensitization talk on “ The Psychological Issues of IITM Students”.

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MAY 15 - JUNE 25, 2022

Mann Meet 

This support group therapy is conducted by the wellness centre. Around 200 students are expected to be participating in the Mann Meet. The meet will happen on all Fridays and Saturdays.

MAY, 2022

Saathi Activity

 

In the period April-May, we were in the process of selecting the next Saathi Cores. The selection is over now and the new cores will take charge soon. Apart from this, the SMC and Acad Buddy programs are functioning parallelly

Mitr Activity

For the May month,

(1) We had shared the application for Next Core Team selection with questions to be filled in based on which interviews will be conducted.

(2) Based on the Survey we had conducted, we are allotting coordinator to the students and are planning to arrange group therapy sessions

APRIL, 2022

Saathi Activity

Selection of next core team is underway.

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Mitr Activity

In the month of April, the plan is to:

1) Change Core Team Structure

        2 UG Core, 1 PG Core , 1 Research Scholar Core and              splitting MITR into 3 wings etc.

2) Quarterly Survey

3) New core Selection

MARCH, 2022

Saathi Activity

UG and PG Mentorship programme and Acad buddy Programme

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Mitr Activity

Mitr volunteers met on 12 March to design the Mitr brochure and posters. Once done, these posters and brochure will be shared among the student community and to be placed in various designated paces within the IITM campus

Upcoming Events

February, 2022

Digital Wellness Campaign

 

Through a series of events and workshops, " Digital Wellness Campaign" will help students take a necessary break from social media and engaging with their daily lives. Various aspects of Digital Wellness like controlling social media usage, healthy online presence, maintaining one's mental health amidst the bombardment of information from the social media, averting health risks from use of digital media and protecting yourself from digital fraud will be covered. Experts in this field will be conducting sessions and workshops for the students.

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Mitr Campus Drive

Mitr campus drive initiative is taken by Mitr volunteers in the month of January. This program is going on through the month of February too.

Multiple planned initiatives are taken to reach each student in campus.

Past Events

January, 2022

Mitr Campus Drive

The Mitr students are organizing a campus drive in the month of January, 2022. The agenda of the drive is to create awareness among the students who have just arrived the campus. 

 

During the drive, posters containing information of MiTR, SAATHI, the Wellness Centre will be  sticked in to different areas of the campus.

MiTR will also share posters with each department.

The aim of the drive is to reach each students in the campus and educate them the mental health facilities available in the IIT Madras. 

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December, 2021

Mental Health Survey Phase III

MITR has conducted the Mental Health Survey Phase III among the IITM Students.

Interactive sessions with psychologists will be organised based on the survey report by the end of the month. 

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Webinar on "Keeping up a healthy lifestyle in quarantine 

The Wellness Centre  welcome students to the campus.To make the students psychologically ready the Wellness Centre has organised webinars on 'Keeping up a halthy lifestyle in quarantine' in collaboration with 'YourDOST'.

Please find the recorded webinar here.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OTLxyOb_UPQYXjryfO2N1FiV92uqDMvn/view?usp=drive_web

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SAATHI in collaboration with the Wellness centre is organising a series of talk for the fresher PG students.

 

The topics are, handling difficult home situation, dealing with inferiority complex, and dealing with loneliness.

PG Mentorship Program

November, 2021

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Barefoot training 

MiTR, in collaboration with the wellness centre is organising barefoot counselling training for the new MiTR volunteer students across the month. 

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Recruiting Department Heads and Student Mentors for the upcoming freshman batch of 2021. Conducting an orientation session for mentors through the Wellness Center

UG SAATHI Mentorship Program

October, 2021

Art Therapy Sessions

Breaking away from the monotonous routine of online lectures, SAATHI presents interactive Art Therapy Sessions from 3rd to 9th October, to help students distress and unwind through an artistic medium.

To know details, please contact at saathi_core@smail.iitm.ac.in 

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Student Summit on Wellness

SAATHI is organising a platform for student wellness bodies from various leading technical institutes in the country to exchange their experiences and create shared value that each of them can tailor to the needs of the students in their institute. 

To know details, please contact at saathi_core@smail.iitm.ac.in 

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Art Therapy Sessions

Breaking away from the monotonous routine of online lectures, SAATHI presents interactive Art Therapy Sessions from 3rd to 9th October, to help students distress and unwind through an artistic medium.

To know details, please contact at saathi_core@smail.iitm.ac.in 

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MITR Faculty Quarterly Meet Autumn  

All the MiTR faculty volunteers and advisors of MiTr, and the Wellness Centre team would get together and discuss how to strengthen the mental health care system at IITM and would brainstorm different ways and means to enhance the reach of mental health resources among the student population. 

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Mental Health Day Celebration 

The Wellness Centre is celebrating Mental Health month with interactive sessions by the Wellness Centre professionals, on themes surrounding the "SELF" such as, self exploration, self care and self confidence.

To know details, please contact at asstmgr_wellness@smail.iitm.ac.in 

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Student Summit on Wellness

SAATHI is organising a platform for student wellness bodies from various leading technical institutes in the country to exchange their experiences and create shared value that each of them can tailor to the needs of the students in their institute. 

To know details, please contact at saathi_core@smail.iitm.ac.in 

All the MiTR faculty volunteers and advisors of MiTr, and the Wellness Centre team would get together and discuss how to strengthen the mental health care system at IITM and would brainstorm different ways and means to enhance the reach of mental health resources among the student population. 

MITR Faculty Quarterly Meet Autumn  

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