Social Service

IIM Kozhikode as an Institute boasts a socially oriented management curriculum. The Institute aims to inculcate social values in its students who in the later period of their lives add value to the society, by considering & weighing in the social implications of their decisions. We bring you all the social initiatives taken by SSG and the students

Hon'ble director conducts session for the faculty members of a regional school under the PRISM initiative

Hon’ble director conducts session for the faculty members of a regional school under the PRISM initiative

PRISM : Promoting Regional schools to International Standards through Multiple interventions Dr. Debashis Chatterjee conducted an inspirational session for the faculty members of Nadakavu Girls High School, Calicut on 15th and 16th July 2013 as a part of PRISM project. Dr. Chatterjee who is author of many books on leadership spoke about leadership in school and role of teacher in… Read more →

The Social Touch from Dr. Paramita Banerjee, Associate Director Programs at SAATHI

The Social Touch from Dr. Paramita Banerjee, Associate Director Programs at SAATHI

The last speaker for the Day 2 at Horizons was Dr. Paramita Banerjee. Dr. Paramita Banerjee is the Associate Director of Programs at SAATHI- an organization working towards providing universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention and care. She received her PhD in Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She has been working on gender and sexuality, HIV/AIDS, adolescent and youth development, and… Read more →

Aarogya 2012- A health camp organized by SSG

Aarogya 2012- A health camp organized by SSG

Amidst the rigor of B-school life, ‘Aarogya’ sought to be a convenient way to take stock of one’s health. A health camp organized by the Social Service Group (SSG) of IIM Kozhikode on 4th November, Aarogya 2012 was a grand success. With the objective of providing in-house health checkups to the IIMK Community, the health camp drew participation from over… Read more →

Talk on Women’s Health Care: An SSG Initiative

Talk on Women’s Health Care: An SSG Initiative

A talk on Women’s Health Care was organized by the Social Service Group of IIM Kozhikode within campus premises on 3rd November, 2012. The talk was delivered by Dr. Vasundhara Jagannathan, a gynecologist from CRADLE, a woman and child hospital in Calicut. The talk focused on several health issues ranging from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) to Cancer. The session also… Read more →

Aarogya 2011: An SSG Initative

Aarogya 2011 was a novel initiative taken by the Social Service Group (SSG) at IIM Kozhikode in order to facilitate the improvement of health awareness on campus. Students and staff were given the opportunity to undergo blood and eye testing so as to detect common ailments. The SSG operated in a partnership with Vasan Eye care and the Aswini diagnostics… Read more →

Federal Bank Calicut Mini Marathon 2011 - Transforming Lives

Federal Bank Calicut Mini Marathon 2011 – Transforming Lives

The Federal Bank Calicut Mini Marathon 2011 organized by the Social Service Group of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode in association with District Sports Council and Usha School of Athletics, took place on Sunday, 6th February, at the Calicut Beach. The theme of this year’s marathon was ‘Transforming Lives’. The aim of the marathon was to create awareness about the… Read more →

Smiling Future...Backwaters v2.10 day 3

Smiling Future…Backwaters v2.10 day 3

The special attraction of Day 3 was Smiling Future Series of Youth United; Smiling Future – In keeping with its aim to become a socially responsible institute, a beautiful initiative was taken by Backwaters v2.10 along with Youth United to create opportunities for the under-privileged and special children. Smiling Future was a special and unique event designed for under-privileged and… Read more →

Shiksha: A sneak peek into the life of an MBA

Shiksha: A sneak peek into the life of an MBA

Shiksha is one of its kind initiatives by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, to help undergraduate and postgraduate students of institutes around Calicut to experience the thrill of being a part of Backwaters. It helped the undergraduate students of Calicut get a sneak peek into the life of an MBA and experience the thrill of being a part of “Backwaters… Read more →