GITAM INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

Visakhapatnam Campus

ABOUT enactus

ENACTUS is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

ENACTUS is guided by GIM ENACTUS head and faculty advisor. ENACTUS teams teach important concepts like market economics, entrepreneurship, finance and business ethics. About 2000 universities in 40 countries have ENACTUS communities who are dedicated to changing the life of the communities. Regional and national competitions are conducted for teams to present the results of their projects which are evaluated by business leaders serving as judges. ENACTUS's gives an opportunity to the team to learn and exchange social ideas.

GIM-ENACTUS

The Students at GITAM Institute of Management (GIM) is a student-led community-driven organization that strives to make a difference in the community through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of enactus. There are around 187 students registered under GIM ENACTUS who have the yearning to serve the communities. The teams leverage their classroom learning about business to solve society problems. 

Activities in the year 2016

Description: On the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiatives for the smart village, it should have adequate infrastructure and proper environment for the development of the rural population. The facilities should include health and sanitation, housing, power, skill development centers and micro-industries products.

Number of students involved 40
Hours put in 280 hours
Associate Organization Bejjipuram Youth Club & Geetha Srikanth Foundation
Amount spent on this project
Location Peddipalem
Population 30 Families & 5 women groups
Direct Impact 100
Indirect Impact 1050
Financial Assets Increase in Income- Rs 6000
Social Assets Dignity, Empowerment, Decision making and leadership skills
Human Assets New skill development and technical know-how about the market

Description: Our project aims to diagnose and enhance the skills of women and instill faith in them that they are worth much more. We have chosen to work with women in Somalingapalem because they neither had the minimum educational qualifications to earn a decent living nor the knowledge about current trends and resources.

Number of students involved 50
Hours put in 2100 hrs
Associate Organization Bhagavtula Charitable Trust
Amount spent on this project
Location Somalingapalem
Population
Direct Impact 150
Indirect Impact 1500
Financial Assets Increase in Income- Rs 4500
Social Assets Dignity, Empowerment, Rise in a standard of living
Human Assets Development of skills and entrepreneurial attitude in women
Physical Assets Access to nutritious food

Media coverage

Newspapers Television Channels Magazines
Times of India TV9 Yo Vizag
The Hindu CVR
Indian Express ETV2
Deccan Chronicle
Eenadu
Sakshi
Andhrajyothi
Leader
The Hans India
Andhra Bhoomi
Vaartha
Praja Sakthi
Andhra Prabha

Activities in the year 2015

Description: The village Bejjipuram has abundant resources, but lacked the skills to utilize these resources ENACTUS GIM has provided them with sewing and rolling machines and the training is conducted with the help of Bejjipuram Youth club and Geetha Srikanth Foundation.

Number of students involved 40
Hours put in 280 hours
Associate Organization Bejjipuram Youth Club & Geetha Srikanth Foundation
Amount spent on this project
Location Bejjipuram
Population 30 Families & 5 women groups
Direct Impact 200
Indirect Impact 800
Financial Assets Increase in Income- Rs 6000
Social Assets Dignity, Empowerment, Decision making and leadership skills
Human Assets New skill development and technical know-how about the market

Description: Our project aims to diagnose and enhance the skills of women and instill faith in them that they are worth much more. We have chosen to work with women in Somalingapalem because they neither had the minimum educational qualifications to earn a decent living nor the knowledge about current trends and resources.

Number of students involved 50
Hours put in 2100 hrs
Associate Organization Bhagavtula Charitable Trust
Amount spent on this project
Location Somalingapalem
Population
Direct Impact 150
Indirect Impact 1500
Financial Assets Increase in Income- Rs 4500
Social Assets Dignity, Empowerment, Rise in the standard of living
Human Assets Development of skills and entrepreneurial attitude in women
Physical Assets Access to nutritious food

Media coverage

Newspapers Television Channels Magazines
Times of India TV9 Yo vizag
The Hindu CVR
Indian Express ETV2
Deccan Chronicle
Eenadu
Sakshi
Andhrajyothi
Leader
The Hans India
Andhra Bhoomi
Vaartha
Praja Sakthi
Andhra Prabha