a - Nai Talim Initiatives
i. A roundtable is a meeting with the head of the institute and its faculty members, spanning an hour or two. The objective is to apprise them of developments and pave future course of action like Workshop, MTDP or FDP.
ii. Workshop- It is an intensive Interaction of half a day, one day or two days with faculty members of the Institute. The objective is to discuss and get some outcomes on the topic of discussion.
iii. MTDP - Master Trainers Development Programme is a five day orientation programme with teacher educators of those handling school curriculum from SCERTs and DIETs. The objective is to equip teachers with teaching and transaction methodology of curriculum and to provide hands-on experience to transact easily in their respective classrooms.
iv. FDP - Faculty Development Programme can be a five or seven day orientation programme with faculty members. The objective is to equip the faculty members with the teaching methodology of the curriculum and also to provide hands-on experience to transact easily in the classroom. Classroom and field activities form part of an FDP.
v. Field Visits- Visiting to Schools or Colleges or Universities for infusing aspects of different areas (e.g Nai Talim Education, Swachhta, etc..) and School- Community Engagement
Rural Immersion helps the students to view the village life differently, understand with an open mind and absorbs the rustic charm, savor the natural beauty of its environs, perceive
people's indigenous ways founded on indigenous knowledge, learn age-old ways of life, and analyze livelihood options that define their intelligence and skills. It is to facilitate the
process of learning for any student keen about understanding rural life in all its beauty and complexity through use of appropriate methodologies. Basically, during the Rural Immersion
Programme, a student is expected to adopt 'participatory approach' which is based on open-ended field inquiry and action oriented. These methods are distinct from the ones
adopted for conventional 'academic research'. It is practical and experiential. It is live.
It is the process of improving the curriculum on different aspects such as Rural Engagement, Rural Entreprenuership, Rural Teacher Education, etc The main objective is to facilitate
the faculty members to transact the course easily in the class.