ABOUT AGASTYA


(Since 2013)

Agastya International Foundation is a non-profit educational trust that seeks to transform and stimulate the thinking of economically disadvantaged children. Agastya does this by bringing innovative science education to the doorstep of Government schools in various states in India.

Agastya wins the Google Impact Challenge, India


Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal has been established since the early 1940’s and in this blooming year of 2015 we are glad to announce that Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal has completed its journey of 75 glorious years! Several activities have begun in the past couple of years; one of which Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal has been successfully running a AGASTYA PROJECTS since 2013.
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Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal has recently started a SCIENCE CENTRE in collaboration with Agastya International Foundation. Science Centre is open for students residing in Kapadwanj Taluka and its surroundings.
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We have been successfully running 3 projects which are described below in brief:

    Various Projects:
  • Science-on-Wheels: This project has been started in our Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal in the year of 2013 and has been spreading awarenes about various science facts to children all around our vicinity. Our Mobile Science Lab - Science-on-Wheels was inaugurated by Shri Bhupendrasingh Chudasama-Cabinet Minister of Education (Primary, Secondary and Adult), Higher and Technical Education, Food and Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Science and Technology in 13th Gujarat Legislative Assembly.
    Science-on-Wheels cover around 22 schools and 4876 students and 22 teachers.
    Major Activities of Science-on-Wheels are
    #School Visit
    #Community Visit
    #Summer Camp
    #Winter Camp
    #Low cost model making
    #Model making competition
    #Teacher Training
    #Science Fair
    #Young Instructor training
    #Drawing Competition
    #Science Corner
  • Tech-la-Bike: This project has been started in the year of 2014 in our Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal. Tech-la-bike project believes in hands-on method teaching. It is like science all clubbed up in a backpack and knocks at your doorstep for widening your scientific zone. Tech-la-Bike covers around 689 students and 21 teachers of 20 Schools.
    Major Activities of Tech-la-Bike are
    #School Visit
    #Teachers Training
    #Video Show
    #Hands on Models demonstration
    #Low Cost Model Making training
    #Multimedia
    #Computer literacy activities
    #Peer to Peer Teaching
  • Operation Vasantha: This project has been started in the year of 2014 in our Kapadwanj Kelavani Mandal. It focuses on dropout students, out of school children & children who are not regular to school. Operation Vasantha covers 25 villages 618 underprivileged students and has trained 26 volunteers.
    Major Activities of Tech-la-Bike are
    #Night education class
    #Identify irregular students and engaged in center for curious in education
    #Identify local volunteers in village
    #Volunteer training
    #Craft activity
    #Develop TLM
    #Playing game
    #Linkage with Schools
    #Scholarship for students