Profile for SSR – Institutional Initiatives for Electoral Literacy

1. Whether Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) has been set up in the College?

Established in the year 2017

2. Whether students’ co-ordinator and co-ordinating faculty members are appointed by the College and
whether the ELCs are functional? Whether the ELCs are representative in character?


Sr. No Year Faculty Coordinator Student Coordinator
1 2017-18 Prof Sarang Dhawade Shantanu Ambadekar
2 2018-19 Prof Sarang Dhawade S Mohd Azar Ali
3 2019-20 Prof Ashish Saywan S Sandesh Dagade
4 2020-21 Prof Ashish Saywan S Rupesh Shendre
5 2021-22 Prof Ashish Saywan S Aamir Faraz Athar Iqbal
6 2022-23 Prof Ashish Saywan S Aayush Bhagat

3. What innovative programmes and initiatives undertaken by the ELCs? These may include voluntary contribution by the students in electoral processes-participation in voter registration of students and communities where they come from, assisting district election administration in conduct of poll, voter awareness campaigns, promotion of ethical voting, enhancing participation of the under privileged sections of society especially transgender, commercial sex workers, disabled persons, senior citizens, etc.
  1. Voter Registration camp for the eligible students in the campus.
  2.  Voter awareness camp conducted at various tehsil places in Amravati district.
  3.  Voter awareness camp conducted for disabled persons & senior citizen at various villages.
  4.  Voter awareness guest lectures conducted for in-house students.

4. Any socially relevant projects/initiatives taken by College in electoral related issues especially research projects, surveys, awareness drives, creating content, publications highlighting their contribution to advancing democratic values and participation in electoral processes, etc.
  1.  Graduate Constituency voter awareness & registration drive conducted in Amravati District.
  2.  Teachers Constituency voter awareness & registration drive conducted in Akola, Yavatmal, Washim & Buldhana District.

5. Extent of students above 18 years who are yet to be enrolled as voters in the electoral roll and efforts by ELCs as well as efforts by the College to institutionalize mechanisms to register eligible students as voters.

Voter registration drive conducted at Institute for above 18 yrs of age students