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FDP on Fostering Institutional Social Responsibility and Community Engagement in Higher Education Institutes

Faculty of Management Studies
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(M): +91 - 9428055135
(M): +91 - 7043763662
Start Date
19/09/2022 10:00 AM
End Date
24/09/2022 04:00 PM
Ganpat University - VMPIM, Ganpat Vidyanagar, Mehsana - Gozaria Highway, North Gujarat, Mehsana, Gujarat 384012
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About FDP


The Faculty Development Programme (FDP) intends to prepare, sensitize and facilitate knowledge and skill necessary for fulfilling the Institutional Social Responsibility and Community Engagement. The purpose is to imbibe and develop skills for better understanding and developing the conscience about Institutional Social Responsibility and facilitating Community Engagement to mitigate the gaps between educational institutions and its nearby community.



  • To prepare, sensitize and facilitate knowledge among academicians about Social Responsibility and Community Engagement.

  • To develop skills pertaining to mentoring Institutional Social Responsibility among academicians.

Teaching Pedagogy

  • Interactive Teaching 

  • Group Exercise 

  • Exposure Visit 

  • Hands on Training 

  • Community Sensitization 

  • Empathy & Emotional Connect 

  • Case Discussion 



  • Community Engagement (CE): For addressing the felt needs of the community which are within the competence of the education institution

  • Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR): For promoting Education Institution Social Responsibility towards the neighbours who give space, ground water, provide services and man power, manage waste, provide roads and transport

  • Project Management: For completing any task in a given time and with available budget

  • Mentoring: Orienting, continuous hand holding and guidance for community engagement of Higher Education Institutions.

  • Facilitation: For orienting on working with the communities by building consensus and sharing of resources


Who Can Participate: Faculty working in Higher Education Institution in Gujarat may apply for participation: 


No. of Seat: 35 


Participation Fee: No Participation will be charged. We are thankful to the funding agaency- MGNCRE Hyderabad for the support.




Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), seeks to strengthen the rural higher education curriculum and the faculty members transacting it through Faculty Development Centre (FDC) under Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching on the issues related to Gandhian philosophy and Rural Engagement. FDC MGNCRE is now an advisory interface and a curriculum development agency for the Government of India, having made path-breaking initiatives such as developing curriculum, manuals, text books; and networking and engaging with Higher Education Institutions across the country with focus on Empowerment of Faculty, Capacity building and professionalization of Higher Education Institutions, Vocational Education, Experiential Learning, Skill development for livelihood, Rural and Social Entrepreneurship, Community Engagement, Curriculum and Academic contributions, Action Research Projects and Psycho-socialGuidance (specifically pre and post COVID). Linking work and education has earned MGNCRE the prestigious UNESCO Chair on Experiential Learning, Work Education and Community Engagement for its innovative interventions enhancing the capacities of higher education and research institutions through an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities related to rural community engagement, work education and experiential learning in teacher education and school education fields. The formation of more than 12000 Institutional Cells/Committees involving Vice Chancellors, Directors, Heads of Institutions, Faculty and students have engaged about 2.5 lakh students and 30,000 faculty members. MGNCRE also recognized, certified and awarded 400 Higher Education Institutions with District Green Champion Awards as part its Swachhta Action Plan activities. The Council seeks to usher in rural change and inclusive growth in India as a catalyst organisation. The Higher Education streams of focus for MGNCRE include: Rural Studies, Rural Development, Rural Management, Social Work and Education.


Contact us:

Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidyanagar, Mehsana - Gozaria Highway, North Gujarat, Mehsana, Gujarat 384012

Ph: 02762 286 896