RVIM Centre for Social Responsibility Programmes
Environmental Programmes such as climate change mitigation are of importance to sustain life. Here the students extend their volunteering time to reach to nearby educational institutions, Anganwadi and public centres to conduct awareness campaign. Important days like World Earth Day (April 22), World Environment Day (June 5) and World Ozone Day (September 16) are celebrated. On World Ozone Day, students invite children from the community to participate in the painting competition. On World Environment Day, cycling and other sporting events are organized with green slogans.
Health Programmes conducted by RVIM include; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with the support of doctors to educate people about CPR so that they can provide emergency artificial respiration,Good nutrition awareness camp and AIDs awareness programme across the campus and in the nearby community. For emergency blood requirement, the students have created a donors network to respond immediately.
Swachh Bharat Summer Internship 2018 was carried out at Hullahalli. Presently RVIM Centre for Social Responsibility has adopted six villages under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and commenced the work in October 2018.Thirty students participated in these.
Other Programmes conducted include fund raising initiative for visually challenged and for victims of terrorism held every year .The amount collected are remitted to Indian Association for the Blind and National Foundation for Communal Harmony.
Separate programmes are done to celebrate Animal Day (October 4),White Cane Day(October 15), Autism Day (April 2), World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and others .Such programmes are designed to sensitize the students in the campus and the public through print and electronic media interactions. Gender discrimination and other related social injustice issues are tackled by using street plays and poster making.