With a vision of channelizing youth towards solving India’s challenges, Abhyuday is a two day festival fostering leadership and social impact. It is a journey of inspiration, learning and action.
In order to gear students towards action the events of the fest are designed with the following three step model.
understanding the problem, learning to build solutions and implementing ideas. Implementation models of Activism, Not-for-Profit and Enterprise are the pillars of the festival.
In addition to speakers like Samir Biswas (IAS, Maharashtra Cadre), Shailesh Gandhi (ex-CIC) and Popat Rao Pawar (National awaed winner & former Sarpanch of Hiware Bazar), we have workshops on RTI, Social Entrepreneurship and Starting Up taken by best in the field that you would be interested to be part of. These two days would also see an Open House with Teach for India fellows; first ever Quora MeetUp of Top Writers and UnConference meets providing great networking and learning opportunities.
How to reach IIT Bombay, Mumbai
IIT Bombay is located at Powai, which is an eastern suburb in the North-Eastern part of Mumbai.
Mumbai is in the form of a long narrow island, almost a peninsula, thrusting south wards into the Arabian Sea. It can be broadly divided into four zones.
South Bombay (Colaba, CST,Fort, Chruchgate, Nariman Point etc.)
Central Bombay (Dadar, Bombay Central, Worli etc)
The Western suburbs (Bandra, Juhu, Andheri, Borivali etc)
The Eastern Suburbs(Kurla, Chembur, Ghatkopar, Mulund, Kanjur Marg, Vikhroli etc.)
There is also New Bombay (Vashi, Turbhe etc.) across Thane Creek on the mainland.
Mumbai has one of the most efficient and reliable public transport network. One can travel by Autorickshaws / Taxis to reach IIT from the nearest stations(Autorickshaws, however do not go further south than Sion and Bandra). For longer distance, you can use either the BEST Bus Network or the Mumbai Local train System.