Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR Activities
RVIM Centre for Social Responsibility
We Care for the Society
RVIM Centre for Social Responsibility is one of the centres of excellence working towards social and community development programmes. The centre focus and conducts environmental awareness programmes periodically, in and off the campus to reach out to the society.

RVIM-CSR is networked with many international organizations in implementation of community development and environmental development programmes. All networking is restricted to knowledge sharing through e -mail support. The network organizations are:

  • South Asia Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Nepal
  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN), New York
  • Social Responsibility Research Network(SRRN), United Kingdom
  • The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire, United Kingdom
  • Earth Day Network, USA

RVIM-CSR is associated in mobilizing student’s philanthropy to designated beneficiaries. The beneficiaries from 2013-15 were:

  • Indian Association for the Blind
  • National Foundation for Communal Harmony

RVIM-CSR initiated and implemented numerous awareness programmes regularly to mark the day/ week/fortnight celebrations.

Centre for Social Responsibility is one of the Centres for Excellence at RVIM .RVIM- Centre for Social Responsibility had participated in the AIMS National Management Week 2017  (CSR Programmes )and the brief report was sent to the Jury members of CSR Programmes on August 10, 2017. Accordingly after initial screening by the jury members RVIM –CSR is positioned one among the six institutes/colleges in the nationwide ranking and was selected to make a presentation of CSR Programmes at the  29th AIMS Annual Management Education Convention  held in Pune from August 22-24, 2017.In another event Positive Psychology Unit, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences has awarded RVIM as one among the Top Five institutes in India for organizing ‘Engage to Change’ Campus programmes on the theme ‘Let’s Talk about Mental Health: It Matters!.RVIM –CSR Documentary Film ‘A Precious Letter’ with lead cast Ms.Rashmi Shetty, Assistant Professor, RVIM and Ms. Neha Pasha, Student III Semester bagged an award.

Photo:RVIM-CSR Volunteers display certificate and awards .RVIM –CSR Documentary Film bagged an award
RVIM –CSR Activities
June 1- November 25, 2017

Date Programmes and Activities Brief Description
1 1.8.2017 Identification of Voluntary Blood Donors Initiated Blood Donors Network. Provided awareness and basic education. A total of 60 prospective donors were identified and provided to Cancer Hospital Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology and Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research.
2 2.8.2017 Etiquettes to Auto Drivers Volunteers Tilak Kumar and Amrutha educated auto drivers on ethics, etiquette and safe driving practice. Reached 16 drivers in Jayanagar.
3 3.8.2017 Road Safety to School Children CSR Volunteer Pallavi.U addressed students in L.R. Cambridge School on road safety. Awareness to 500 students.
4 3.8.2017 Teaching Chess in Government School Volunteers Nischith.H.G  and Sunil C.H.provided chess game skills to Government School children in Jayanagar 9th Block.
5 5.8.2017 Designing Road Safety Programmes A team of experts from NIMHANS working in the areas of Traffic and Road Safety held a discussion with RVIM –CSR volunteers in RVIM campus. Also the student volunteers were provided with research information and presentation content to analyze the causes of accidents on the road.
6 6.8.2017 Visit to Orphanage CSR Volunteers Pavithra, Namratha, Pallavi, Priyanka and Meghana visited the Child Fund Association- an orphanage located in Puttenahalli. The student volunteers interacted with the inmates of the orphanage listened to their poems, added activities.
7 7.8.2017 Reaching Support to Blind School Volunteers Wernher Peter D’Silva ,Shaun Joshua D’Souza ,faculty members Prof. Suresh and Chandran visited SreeRamana Maharishi Academy for the Blind in J.P.Nagar. The support for a cause was established and philanthropist was identified for the support.
8 7.8.2017 Fund Raising for Indian Association for the Blind RVIM has been contributing for the organization since many years. This year the sale of flags commenced on Aug 7, 2017 with collection of Rs.2500.
9 7.8.2017 Digital Literacy for Senior Citizens CSR Volunteers Suprada and Suma provided the basic training to use banking services, travel and other essential services on mobile phone to senior citizens. The senior citizens aged 60 years -80 years attended the session in the campus.
10 8.9.2017 International Literacy Day RVIM-CSR Volunteers Team RachanaSaraswat,
Shraddha Gugale&PriyamChirania visited Cancer Hospital and Blind School.At blind school  they  helped students to read and enhance the capability to use computer and mobile phones. At Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology they interacted with children in pediatric ward.
11 9.9.2017 World Suicide Prevention Day Student volunteers cycled 16 kms on the eve of WSPD. The CSR Team addressed the Press Meet at Press Club of Bangalore.
12 11.9.2017 World Suicide Prevention Day Street Play conducted at RVIM entrance and near Bus stop
13 13.9.2017 World Suicide Prevention Day Painting of posters and display in campus to create awareness.
14 24.11.2017 Communal Harmony Campaign Week Organised street play to spread the message of National Integration. A film ‘Ray of Hope’ was screened on November 19, 2017 to start the week programme. The Fund raising for Flag Day was carried out as per the instructions of National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) Guidelines.