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Kaizen, the annual social festival of NSS IIT Delhi is a platform to recognize the continuous improvements in our society initiated and accelerated by the combined efforts of all socially motivated student bodies and NGOs across India and abroad.
Interaction and opinion sharing is the prime focal point of Kaizen. It aims at providing a single platform for exchange of a plethora of ideologies, stories & experiences of people who stood up against the tides and sailed through them, so that any idea or solution implemented at one place can also become success model for others.

50K
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100+
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150+
school kids
20+
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NGOs



The event उड़ान will focus on the “journey” of leaders who brought about changes in society. It brings forward the idea of how one can work towards “collective happiness” and prosperity.
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Amarpreet Singh coordinates all Khalsa Aid projects in Panjab and India including the disaster relief operations which has included Assam Floods, Sri Lanka Floods, Chenai Floods, Kashmir Floods, Nepal Earthquake and many more.

Amarpreet Singh

Khalsa Aid Director (India)

Dr. Shruti Kapoor is an award-winning gender equality activist, economist and social entrepreneur, passionate about girls and women’s safety. Shaken by the horrific gang rape in Delhi 2012 that caught the attention of the global news media, she founded her organization, Sayfty to educate and empower women and girls of India against violence. The organization aims at not only creating awareness of laws and legal rights around the issue of violence against women, but also uses self-defense training, digital media, and storytelling for women’s safety.

Shruti Kapoor

Founder and President, Sayfty

Mr. P. Balaji is Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer at Vodafone Idea Limited since August 31, 2018. Mr. Balaji was the Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer at Vodafone India Limited until 2018, and served as its Director of Regulatory, External Affairs, and Corporate Social Responsibility. He was responsible for leading the company's regulatory, public policy, and government relations activities and also the external affairs function overseeing corporate communications, reputation management and administering corporate social responsibility and the Vodafone Foundation in India.

Balaji P

Chief Reg. & Corp. Affairs Officer,Vodafone Idea Ltd.

Mr. Amod K. Kanth is one of India’s leading social activists and a former bureaucrat who founded Prayas in 1988, an NGO which works for care, protection, development and rehabilitation of the rights of marginalized children and women, for the past 30 years, besides having an outstanding and highly decorated career in police and as the Chairman of Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

Amod K. Kanth

Founder, Prayas JAC Society

Mr. Muralidhar Pundla is a thorough Senior Management professional in Quality Management, Customer Relationship Management, Six Sigma and Process Excellence domains with more than 27+ years of experience in OEM/ EMS industry with organizations like Motorola , Flextronics, Bloom Energy etc. He is a trained Six Sigma Black Belt from Motorola University, and is a Lead Auditor in ISO22000, ISO9001, ISO14001 & OHSAS etc., Management Systems.

Mr. Muralidhar Pundla

Director (Quality), Akshaya Patra Foundation

Social CONVENTION | 3rd March

Social Convention is the Flagship event of KAIZEN 2019. It provides an innovative platform for organizations working in social sector to present their work to potential investors such as CSR as well as to several students and student bodies (such as NSS) of colleges across India who would love to collaborate with such organizations (NGOs, Social Startups etc.) to make the World a Better Place !
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Guest Lecture 2nd March || IIT Delhi

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Workshops 1st to 3rd March

Kaizen'19 brings you some wonderful and interactive workshops in different social domains. These would involve one-to-one interaction and activities covering a wide range of areas such as entrepreneurship, self-awareness, effective giving and sustainable development.
Gain an all together different perspective on some of the essentials of life! Register now before the seats fill in!

NSS IIT Delhi and Kaizen'19 in collaboration with UN Volunteers is conducting a workshop on “Volunteering as an effective means of implementation of Sustainable Development Goals”

Date: 1st March 2019 (Friday)
Venue: LHC, IIT Delhi
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

We have a limited capacity of 50 volunteers for the workshop. So, Register soon and we will be shortlisting based on the form response.

Volunteering and SDGs

Link to Form : Click here to register

In this workshop participants would be introduced to basic concepts of effective giving, learn about pre-selected charities, discuss the merits of each organisation and finally, select a charity that would receive the money (sponsored by EA).

Date: 2nd March 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: LHC, IIT Delhi
Time: 11:00 AM onwards

Giving Games

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Drawing an analogy from the Iceberg , through a series of engaging activities, the facilitator will bring the awareness of the participants to what is driving their behavior (visible externally) and how they can change them by choosing ways to get better results. This awareness can help the leaders and the team to consciously design ways to act or not act to produce effective results.

Date: 3rd March 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: LHC, IIT Delhi
Time: 2:00 PM onwards

Understanding Self using the Iceberg model

Link to Form : Click here to register

This workshop will introduce the participants to the concept and working of theory of change through a framework. An understanding of this framework will help participants in

(a) Better designing and measuring the impact from their product / service / program
(b) Clarity of thought and better understanding of activities that need to be undertaken to meet the outputs, outcomes and so on
(c) Staying the course - focusing on the identified problem and long-term impact
(d) Communicating their work more effectively.


Date: 2nd March 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: LHC, IIT Delhi
Time: 11:00 AM onwards

Theory of Change

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Competitions

Kaizen'19 is organizing a bunch of competitions and informal events with exciting cash prizes and other awards.
The major highlights are:


Tech for Cause TECHNOTHON - The Flagship Hackathon

Ever wondered, how Technology and Society can be blended together to bring a change that you wish to see?
If you are a Development Enthusiast and want to promote a social cause, then this is the opportunity that you are waiting for...
Get ready to bring a revolution in the society with your ideas on our problem statements.
Win exciting prizes worth 15k!!

Human trafficking
Human trafficking is a global enterprise that is second to drug trafficking for the most profitable criminal business. Increasing numbers of young people are being trafficked online, fueled by the global spread of high-speed internet and rising mobile phone ownership. Create an idea to help analysts, law enforcement, or victim services using artificial intelligence/machine learning, augmented reality, etc.
Agricultural and demographic issues
There are many exciting things happening at the moment on the agri-tech scene. Technology is producing solutions to current challenges the sector is facing. There are biotech startups inventing new super-power crops, hardware companies fighting against the drought, startups working on data-based solutions, and many more. Develop ideas which can help empower the sector.



Ideate . Innovate . Implement SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE

When differently-abled can perform equally in education, we must ensure equity for them in terms of "Ease-of-Movement". Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) is the flagship Ideathon of Kaizen NSS IIT Delhi. This year, Kaizen '19 in association with Tryst presents an idea marathon on the topic ?Ease of living in campus for differently-abled'.
We invite both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students to present their ideas on the topic mentioned above.
Win exciting prizes worth 20k!!

Ease of Living in campus for differently abled
You are required to come up with a model/idea and present it, through which this problem can be solved. The idea/model can be either Technological or Policy-based. Note that your idea/model should enable the differently-abled people to utilize most of the facilities or infrastructure within the campus and should focus on their independence in movement.



Music and Society Conquer the Mic : For a Cause

Ever wondered, how Music and Social Cause can be blended together? If you are a Music Enthusiast and want to promote a social cause, then this is a good opportunity for you to showcase the inherent musician and the change-maker in you.
Get ready to set the stage on fire, with your amazing compositions on any of the given social themes.
Win exciting prizes worth 10k and more!!

CONQUER THE MIC is the flagship cultural competition of Kaizen'19, the social festival by National Service Scheme (NSS), IIT Delhi. It is a fusion based event that aims to provide a platform to raise awareness about the social cause by means of MUSIC.
The themes that can be opted are:
  • Human Trafficking
  • Women Empowerment
  • Child Labour



When is all this happening ? SCHEDULE





  • Prof. Samrat Mukhopadhyay (NSS IITD Co-ordinator)

Opinion matters What people say

Madhavi Sharma

Food4Thought Foundation

Thank you so much entire team of Kaizen-IIT Delhi for Society to invite Food4thoughtfoundation in Convention and helped us to share our views on this platform. Looking forward for such more events

Khushiyan - Connecting Helping Hands

NGO

Thanks Kaizen - IIT Delhi for Society for inviting our team in the event !! it was a great opportunity for us to interact with visitors and with other NGOs. Thanks for organizing it successfully and spreading the spirit of volunteering! #SpreadKhushiyan

Karan Shukla

Student, Sri Aurobindo College (eve)

Thank you so much NSS IIT Delhi Team for inviting us to this wonderful event - KAIZEN '17.

Vaibhav Garg

B.Tech & M.Tech, IIT Delhi (Working at Goldman Sachs)

Being a part of Kaizen IIT Delhi provided a platform to many people and NGOS to enlarge their outreach by outrightly inspiring and awesome which might not have been known by many people. It gave me a sense of motivation and inspiration, how many people are thinking to solve complex societal issues.

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