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This is an invitation to all those who wants to be a partner in progress of our nation. If you have the enthusiasm, courage, enjoy facing real challenges and feel that you can, and need to contribute, we can provide the right platform for you.

For the past 25 years, Vigyan Ashram has been pioneering a unique experiment in the rural schools of Maharashtra. The experiment has drawn attention of educationists, developmental scientists, governmental departments from India and abroad.

In a nutshell, we have been able to prove and establish an educational system in which the school need not be a passive follower of technology but a centre of development for the community. In this basic technology course, the high school students of are taught Workshop science, Construction, Energy and Environment, Agriculture & Animal husbandry , Home and Health by practicing what they learned. Paid community services form the backbone of this system integrating education with development.

It is also the intention of this program to provide an effective delivery system for new technologies and nurture entrepreneurial spirit in the nascent minds.

We need like minded individuals who can take up important responsibilities for propagating and implementing this program. You will be one of the core team members who will be entrusted with the task of co-ordinating, networking, educating and solving problems.

Vigyan Ashram is looking for serious and senior candidates looking for long term career in development and education. Selected candidates have to operate from Pabal and Pune. The positions available are supported through the funding from Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi.

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D-I-Y Lab Engineer

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Last Date: 11-30-2016

Description: Vigyan Ashram is running a D-I-Y Lab in Pune City. We want to start training of Govt schools in advanced technologies like 3D printing / microprocessor projects etc. We are planning to launch program for Pune municipal schools from June 2016. We require creative individuals to co-ordinate this activities. The candidate should be technically sound, with practical knowledge and skills, inventive and enthusiastic to generate, guide and implement projects. Those who want to develop a career in this area can expect an extremely satisfying and stimulating environment which will help them grow intellectually, skill wise and interacting with some of the most creative minds in India and abroad.

Eligibility: M.Sc/BE (E&TC/Electronic).

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Research Scholarship

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Last Date: 11-30-2016

Description: Vigyan Ashram is providing Research scholarship for youth to innovate new technology, and transform it into the real life model. Which can generate livelihood sources for large group of peoples.

Eligibility: Demonstrable knowledge of automation / electronics programming / design software etc. Must be Maker at heart and spirit.

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Innovation Fabricator

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Last Date: 11-30-2016

Description: We are looking for “Innovation Fabricator" for Department of Science & Technology (DST) supported R & D project. The projects “Objectives” are to develop, adopt and disseminate appropriate rural technologies. The candidate should have firm knowledge of basics of engineering (Mech / Civil),Basic drawing skills (CAD / CTIA). Candidate should be self motivated for “hands-on working” and conduct research trials. Basic Job responsibilities- •Identifying “technology need” (Engineering section) and contacting “Research trials” for developing and/or adopting appropriate technologies. •Documenting technology development, adopting work, by preparing manuals, study papers, online publications etc. •Disseminating different appropriate technologies, by conducting training for rural youth , IBT schools, SHG’s etc.

Eligibility: Qualification- Diploma, BE (Mech/ Civil/ Electrical), BTech, Mtech. Location – Pabal Tal. Shirur Dist. Pune 412403 Desired: Experience 2 Years. Salary – As per the standards.

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Research - Fellowship

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Last Date: 11-30-2016

Description: Vigyan Ashram, in collaboration with Savitribai Phule Pune University, offers exciting opportunities at Design Innovation Center for budding young innovators. Full time residential courses are offered in the following areas: Plant growth and soil microbiology (6 month) Environment and watershed (6 month) Sensors and signal conditioning (6 month) Computer aided product design (1 year) Job profile: Follow the university prescribed design course like a regular DIC student. Attend DIC everyday, Work on the assigned rural technology projects and training of students as well as help in projects of DIC faculty members.

Eligibility: M.Sc/Agri/Diploma/BE Desired qualification: Any science or engineering graduates / Post graduate. Aptitude to work by hand / tinkering, S/he must be passionate to make new things !

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Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Candidates with higher experience/ lesser qualification can also apply.

Please email your resume and interests to vapabal@gmail.com and contact 7758072698 to discuss personally.