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A fun talk show about self care & mental health


7 pm


Bandhu, IIT Bombay presents, ‘Happiness begins from within’. A session on Self-care and Mental Health by Azeem Banatwalla, Stand-up Comedian and Sana Khan, co-founders of the podcast ‘Senti-Mental’ in conversation with the host Divija Bhasin. 

Look forward to some heart-warming chat on 6th November at 7 PM on Zoom. 

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Launch of Bandhu - a self help website


Bandhu was launched on 1st November in the presence of Minister of State Shri Sanjay Dhotre and renowned filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari. 
Here's the recording of the launch event, along with the interactive session, where the renowned filmmaker shed light on his experience in IIT Bombay, his struggles with mental health and the importance of mental health and initiatives such as Bandhu.

Life@IITB: First year UG Students


Collaboration: Student Mentor Programme and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay
Key Takeaway: A series of talks by current students, alumni and counsellors was organized to help students understand the importance of balancing their time, managing stress and having a growth mindset.

Parent Orientation 2019


Collaboration: Dean ACR Office, ISCP and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay
Key Takeaway: Student counsellors addressed the parents of the incoming students to share the challenges students face at IITB

Time and Stress Management Workshop


Collaboration: ISCP and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay
Key Takeaway: How mismanagement of time leads to stress. Several methods of managing stress were shared such as benchmarking personal progress vs looking at competition.

Leadership Talk: Think Like An Explorer by Cathy O Dowd


Collaboration: Speaking Minds, PRO Office and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay
Key Takeaway: Ms Cathy O Dowd, a South African rock climber and a international motivational speaker spoke about the importance of teams, leadership, failures, obstacles and goals.

ISMP Mentor Training


Collaboration: SMP and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay.
Key Takeaways: Through role plays and case study discussions the ISMP Mentors learned about helping skills, lifecycle of a mentor, listening skills etc.

International Day of Happiness

Poster Exhibition and Campaign


Collaboration: NSS and Student Wellness Centre IIT Bombay.
Key Takeaway: This campaign was recognised by the “International Day of Happiness” community worldwide. Students received happiness tips about avoiding perfectionism, being mindful of nature.

World Mental Health Day

Talk by Mr Mickey Mehta on Holisitic Wellness


Collaboration: Vision Club and Student Wellness Centre, IIT Bombay
Key Take Away: Mr Mickey Mehta, a holistic health, wellbeing and fitness guru spoke to the IITB community about the importance of regular workout, sound sleep, honest relationship with family & friends and mindfulness