Education

Encouraging education has long been a subject of great interest for Precision Foundation. In a world where education has become the biggest differentiating factor, Precision Foundation offers an edge to the deprived and rural students through its activities.

Prabodhan

  • On January 8th, 2018, Precision Foundation organized a day-long workshop called ‘PRABODHAN’ which was attended by 625 teachers and administrators from the 101 schools of 81 villages; where e-learning tools have been provided by the Foundation in the last one and a half years.
  • The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Bharud, CEO of Solapur Zilla Parishad.The technical training sessions were under the guidance of Mr. Vishwas Yelnoorkar & Mr. Sandip Gund who helped teachers understand the innovative uses of Digital Classrooms. The non-technical session was conducted by Mr. Kamlakar Sawant, Centre head of Nandurga, who motivated the teachers on how to work towards progress of the students and the schools. There were presentations by Somnath Walke from ZP Primary School, Pargaon Jogeshwari and Rohit Suryakant Ubale & Ankush Ramchandra Kumbhar from ZP Primary School, Kamati Budruk, who have used the e-learning tools very innovatively at their respective schools and have created a model for other schools. The work shop was extremely beneficial for the teachers at large.

Interactive Learning through e-Learning Tools

  • In 2016, Precision Foundation took a leap towards digitizing classrooms by providing e-Learning kits comprising of a projector, tablet, computer and an IR camera to nearly 50 schools. As part of this undertaking, teachers were also given the necessary training and digital course content for using the tools provided.
  • In order to make the digital classrooms self-sufficient and sustainable, Precision Foundation has installed solar panels to power all the digital classrooms.
  • On 2nd May, 2017, the Foundation conducted a workshop called Pratisaad (Feedback) for all the teachers from the 52 schools that have received the e-learning kits. 354 teachers participated in this workshop. Prof. Vilas Bet explained the purpose of the workshop The teachers were divided into 10 groups and were given various topics for group discussion and were asked to present the outcome of their discussion. The workshop was very effective in understanding the benefits of the e-learning kit provided to the students, teachers and the community in general. It also brought forward ideas on what needs to be done next and helped motivate the teachers to use the tool more efficiently.
  • In August 2017, Precision Foundation donated e-learning kits to another 48 schools making the total number of schools 100 under its e-Learning Project.
    The kits donated to 48 Zilla Parishad, Solapur Municipal Corporation & Private schools, comprise of advanced smart boards compared to the white boards combined with IR cameras which were installed in 2016.
    538 enthusiastic teachers from 48 schools were in attendance for a training workshop held over a week at 4 schools selected as venues for the workshop. As part of the workshop, teachers were given training in operation of various devices and tools provided along with training in fundamentals of using the digital syllabus, use of the web and other resources for improved teaching practices.

Sponsorships for Sports & Athletes

  • In September 2018, Precision Foundation sponsored Master Saishwar Guntuk, an eight year old Marathon Runner from Solapur, for the Kargil International Marathon. This was a High Altitude, low temperature Marathon and Saishwar completed 21 Kms in 2:53:05 holding 8th rank in the Boys Open category. Precision Foundation will be sponsoring him to participate in 8 to 10 prestigious Marathons over the next year.
  • Precision Foundation encourages and sponsors participation of local athletes at international levels sporting events.
  • Precision Foundation sponsored Ms. Prarthana Thombare of Barshi, an international lawn tennis player from 2007 to 2010. She represented India in the under 16 girls team and won a number of international tournaments over the 3 years. She also represented India at the Rio Summer Olympics in 2016.
  • Precision Foundation has been sponsoring the annual ‘Precision Scott Cricket Tournament’, organized by Central Railway Institute since 2012.

Skill Enhancement & Vocational Training

  • In 2014, Precision Foundation began fully sponsoring a one-year ‘Healthcare Assistant’ nursing course affiliated with Solapur University and taught at the B.C Girls Hostel, Solapur. This initiative aids in skill development and employment of 25 young women of Solapur annually.
  • In 2016, Precision Foundation sponsored the training of 22 visually impaired members of Swadhar - an organization which works towards overall rehabilitation of disabled people especially the blind. This initiative was part of Swadhar’s vocational training program.

Educational Workshops

  • In 2013, Precision Foundation conducted a one-day workshop for teachers and parents on brain based ‘constructive’ education.

School Adoption

  • In 2009, Precision Foundation adopted a rural English Medium School at Barur, Taluka South Solapur where more than 600 students from 14 nearby villages receive education. Precision Foundation has provided them with a school bus and a computer lab with 6 computers.
  • In 2011, Precision Foundation adopted a school in the settlement area of Solapur which houses people from the lowest strata of the society and have started implementation of brain based ‘constructive’ education with the help of ‘Gram Mangal’ a renowned institute working in the field of education.

Infrastructural Support

  • In 2009, Precision Foundation built infrastructure for a Zilla Parishad School in Solapur.
  • Precision Foundation has built a pavilion for spectators and a lounge for the tennis players at the Solapur District Sports Complex, a tennis facility developed by the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association. Solapur was well equipped to host the first ever USD 10,000 Women’s ITF matches in 2012 because of this facility.
  • In 2015, Precision Foundation extended infrastructural support to the schools in and around the city of Solapur. The foundation has ensured basic security to some schools by building compound walls and gates and it has met the sanitary needs of the schools by building toilet blocks for some schools.

Teaching Aid

  • In 2008, Teaching aid consisting of a set of 8 headphones was donated to the deaf & dumb residential school operating in the locality of Precision Camshafts Limited.
  • In 2015, Precision Foundation set up computer labs in 12 schools from rural areas around Solapur.

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51 Sarvoday Housing Society,
Mahavir Chowk, Opp. ICICI Bank,
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Precision Foundation & Medical Research Trust

Registered Office:
201/27 Sarvoday Housing Society,
Mahavir Chowk, Opp. ICICI Bank,
Hotgi Road, Solapur -413003,
Maharashtra, India