Best Practice 1:
Institutional Social Responsibility: To Foster, Aid and Promote Social Inclusiveness
Adoption of Government Schools: Presidency University has adopted Government Schools and Colleges to improve their Infrastructure and provide necessary resources. This includes equipping Classrooms with Writing Boards, Computers, Projectors and other Educational Resources/Tools to enhance the Learning Environment.
Kannada Literacy Promotion: Under the purview of this Program the University has established Language Labs using Multi-lingual Indic Keyboard and Pocket Computer Server connected to thin Client Terminals with Online and Offline Content. For this purpose, the University has collaborated with the Rotary Club of Bangalore and Kannada Phonetics Pvt. Ltd.
Women Empowerment Initiatives: The Rotaract Club of Presidency University and its Women Empowerment Club have launched various initiatives to empower marginalised women in the community. These include arranging English-speaking Classes, Breast Cancer Screening using Thermal Scans, Cultural Celebrations to showcase their hidden talent and Awareness Programs on issues such as Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Community Engagement and Social Outreach: NSS (National Service Scheme) of the Presidency University and Rotaract Volunteers engage in Community Outreach through various activities. These include teaching Underprivileged Children in adopted Government Schools, organizing Blood Donation Camps, providing Relief during National Calamities, conducting Sapling-planting Drive and promoting Cleanliness, Fitness and Hygiene, through Awareness Campaigns.
Support during Crisis: Presidency University has demonstrated its commitment to the Community during times of crisis. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the University Distributed Food, Provided Ration Kits, attached its Ambulance to a Government Hospital and supported nearby communities with Medical Assistance. Additionally, the University undertook significant renovation projects in Government Schools and Colleges, thereby providing improved facilities for Students.