SKILLING RURAL YOUTH OF KHURJA

WEEKLY NEWS

from Sleepwell Foundation Skill Development Centre, Khurja

Success in SSC GD Exam

Three of our students qualified for the SSC GD exam this year. We wish them success as they progress to the physical tests. Additionally, more students have joined us for physical test training.

Perfect Success as 48 Students Excel in Paramedical Test

48 students meeting the 75% attendance requirement completed the final exams with a perfect 100% result. Congratulations to our students and trainers on this remarkable achievement!

Infrastructure Expansion to Enrich Student Experience and Capacity

Developmental activities are integral to our growth-oriented organizational model. Recently, we have expanded our infrastructure to enhance our offerings to students. These expansions include new labs for DMLT and OTT, a new office for Staqo, a new beautician lab, upgraded electricity capacity, a grand main gate reflecting our brand, and hiring additional trainers to accommodate more students.

Honoured Visit by
Mr. Rahul Gautam, Chairman of Sheela Group: A Day of Inspiration at SDC, Khurja

It was a great honour and pride to welcome Mr. Rahul Gautam, Chairman of Sheela Group, along with Ms. Namita Gautam, our Managing Trustee, to our campus. They were given a tour and briefed on the recent developments in academics and infrastructure, as well as ongoing projects. The visit was a day full of inspiration and motivation for all of us at SDC, Khurja.

5S Implementation Gains Traction with Visible Results

The sorting process is gaining momentum at SDC Khurja, showing visible results on the ground. We emphasize its continuous nature and encourage all members to integrate it into their daily routines seamlessly.

The CCAB Certification Exam Held

The CCAB certification exam, conducted in collaboration with NIIT Foundation, took place this week. A total of 25 students, meeting the 75% attendance criteria, participated. It's encouraging to see young students enthusiastically pursuing successive courses to grasp the fundamental aspects of IT.

National Doctor’s Day 2024 Celebrated at SDC Khurja

In honour of the medical community, the students of the Paramedical Course celebrated National Doctor’s Day 2024 on 1st July, 2024 at SDC Campus. The students offered their heartfelt gratitude to the ‘Heroes in the White Coat’, whose unwavering dedication to healing and saving lives continues to inspire us all.

Tech-Savvy Students Excel in Paperless Paramedical Exams

A total of 78 students participated in the week-long Final Paramedical Exams, which were conducted entirely online. Each day, we observed our students becoming increasingly proficient with technology, resulting in a flawless execution of the exam. Furthermore, being paperless contributed to saving valuable resources.

23 Students Recognized for Outstanding Service at the Medical Camp

23 students were awarded Volunteer Certificates for their outstanding contributions to the Medical Camp organized in association with Sharda Hospital Foundation on June 11, 2024. This recognition is expected to boost their motivation and enhance their performance across various aspects of life.

Early Morning Bustle

In the mornings, the campus bustles with Agniveer and other Armed and Police Services aspirants arriving for Physical Training starting at 6:00 AM. Mondays are test days, following Sunday breaks, where students experience rigorous testing akin to final selection processes. Exercise enhances not only physical fitness but also mental acuity and attitude.

Celebrating International Day Of Yoga at SDC Khurja

The theme "Yoga for Self and Society" for the International Day of Yoga emphasizes the dual benefits of yoga: personal well-being and its broader impact on society. Celebrating this day at SDC Khurja provided a perfect opportunity to explore this theme in various ways to promote physical fitness, mental clarity, and emotional balance.

Alumni Inspire

We consistently invite and warmly welcome our alumni, recognizing their significant motivational impact. Recently, Shiva Jadoun, currently serving as a Sub Inspector in UP Police, visited and inspired us all during a special event.

Fostering a sense of pride and belonging to the newly admitted trainees of SDC Khurja

To cultivate a strong sense of pride and belonging among the newly admitted trainees at SDC Khurja, our marketing head, Mr. Girija Shankar, organized an orientation program. This initiative aimed to familiarize the trainees with SDC Khurja that would not only enrich their learning experience but also empower them to raise awareness about our institution within their communities. This effort is expected to contribute significantly to boosting admissions in the future.

Advancing Commitment to Quality Skill-Based Education

An Academic Council meeting was convened to enhance and streamline the academic process. We firmly believe that education, particularly skill-based education, is a potent instrument for creating a better world. Our commitment remains unwavering as we strive to deliver quality education in our pursuit of global betterment.

SDC Khurja Continues to Implements 5S Practices

Implementing 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) practices at SDC Khurja is indeed a continuous improvement process aimed at achieving ongoing improvements in organization, efficiency, safety, and overall workplace culture, ultimately leading to sustained positive results.

Empowering Girls: Collaboration with IIMPACT to Enhance Skill Development Opportunities for Girls

We are delighted to announce a successful online meeting with IIMPACT, a dedicated NGO championing the education and empowerment of underprivileged girls in the Terai Region. The focus of this meeting was to inspire girls, along with their parents and mentors, to enroll in skill-based courses offered at SDC. We believe that providing access to education and skills training is pivotal in transforming lives and uplifting communities.

Strengthening Education: Second Consecutive Year MoU Signed with AKP PG College

We are excited to announce the renewal of our Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AKP PG College, marking a significant step forward in our educational partnership. Aligned with the NEP 2021, this collaboration expands our course offerings at the SDC, increasing from six to ten credit courses.

Embracing Shramdaan: Cultivating a Culture of Selfless Service

At SDC, we instill in our students the value of selfless service through initiatives like Shramdhan.

The Transformation Of SDC Through 5S Practices

Breathing new life into both indoor and outdoor spaces, while clearing away scrap and waste material to create efficiency and clarity.

Shramdan - Our Clean Campus and Green Campus drive

Yielding visible results.

Student-Designed Fashion Line Hits AKP Girls College

SDC's Fashion Designing students showcase their original designs for sale at AKP Girls College.

Shramdan for Cleaner Spaces

SDC Trainees makes 'Shramdhan' a routine for a Cleaner Environment

Viva Conducted for DAV College Bulandshahr Students

Broadening Learning Horizons

Visit to Sharda Hospital

On May 18, 2024, over 65 students from our Paramedical Department, accompanied by 4 trainers, embarked on a visit to Sharda Hospital in Greater Noida. The experience was not only educational but also deeply motivating. Overall, it proved to be a professionally enriching visit.

5S Day: Transforming Work Habits and Efficiency

Friday marks 5S Day, dedicated to reviewing all 5S-related activities undertaken throughout the week and implementing necessary corrections. The overarching goal is to instill 5S principles as a habitual part of our daily lives. Encouragingly, we're witnessing a notable shift in our approach.

Recreating Certificate Distribution Ceremony

Ensuring every student receives their due recognition, even if missed during the ceremony, is integral to our commitment to education. As we distribute Course Completion Certificates to those who were not present at our Certificate Distribution Ceremony, we celebrate the enduring beauty of education—an invaluable asset that remains with us always.

Visit by Principal of AKP Girls PG College

The visit by the Principal of AKP Girls PG College was instrumental in fostering stronger ties in the realm of education. Collaborations like these pave the way for advancing our mission of empowering underprivileged sectors of society, particularly women.

Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

As part of Preventive Social Medicine, Para Medical Trainer Mr. Vikas Kaushik, a veteran from the Army Medical Corps, offers crucial advice to students and trainers on staying safe during the summer heat.

Making our Campus 5S Compliant

Every week, the 5S process becomes increasingly dynamic on our campus. We're fully committed to aligning with the Principles of 5S, emphasizing sorting and disposing of unnecessary materials. Remember, 5S is not just a start but an ongoing journey towards excellence.

Selection of Brand Ambassador

On April 25, 2024, our selection panel conducted the first round of interviews to nominate Brand Ambassadors, who will assist in mobilizing students for different courses at our SDC.

Renovation at AKP Girls PG College

As part of our CSR Activity we renovated the main gate of AKP Girls PG College.

Shramdhan

In our commitment to honor the dignity of labor, we engage in Shramdhan every Wednesday for an hour. At SDC, we firmly uphold the values of Shramdhan and adhere to the Principles of 5S.

CEE Prep: Joint Classes with NCC Cadets

A joint classes to prepare students for the Commom Entrance Exam - CEE for Agniveer were held with NCC Cadets from the local NCC Battalion. Commanding Officer of the NCC Battalion was present in the occasion and spoke to all the students.

NEP New Session

Fresh registrations for new batches from AKP College under the NEP-20 have commenced since last Saturday, and the momentum is building up. Classes are scheduled to commence from April 20, 2024.

SDC Khurja offers infrastructure along with meticulously designed courses and a curriculum recognized by Government Skill Development Missions for integration of vocational education into the Indian education system as per NEP – 20 mandate.

Alumni Meet

Our alumni serve as our ultimate brand ambassadors, embodying the essence of our brand. To celebrate their dedication, an Alumni Meet was organized. It was truly inspiring to witness the success of our alumni across various fields.

Beautician Course Orientation Programme

An orientation training session for the Beautician Course was held on April 6, 2024, receiving a positive response. SDC Khurja has expanded its academic calendar by introducing three new courses: Hospitality Management, Logistics Supply Chain Management, and Beautician. These additions are in response to anticipated future needs and feedback from our stakeholders.

Course Closure : NEP-20 Courses at AKP PG College: Semester Conclusion

The six-credit courses, aligned with NEP-20, at AKP PG College concluded with the semester-end exam on April 4, 2024. Registration for new courses has commenced, with classes scheduled to begin next week.

Vertiv Team Visits SDC Khurja Campus

On April 5, 2024, Vertiv's team visited our campus and expressed profound admiration for the exceptional work of the Sleepwell Foundation. They extended their best wishes to every member of our team.

Zoom Meeting with IIMPACT Team

On April 4, 2024, a meeting convened to explore avenues for uplifting the underprivileged in society. Detailed insights about the Sleepwell Foundation were exchanged, intending to disseminate this knowledge to the target students. Inputs gathered will shape our forthcoming initiatives.

NEP Courses at DAV College, Bulundshahr:

SDC Khurja has signed an MoU with DAV College, Bulundshahr to conduct a Three-Credit course for students in accordance with NEP-20. The first classes commenced on April 4, 2024.