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Sunday, April 29, 2018

FRIENDS SOCIETY WEB SITE



Friends Society Web site is finally up and functioning!

Please go to: https://www.fsvadodara.org/

Please provide feedback about the web site directly to Friends Society - Website Team: office@fsvadodara.org

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Leadership Development Camp for Executive Committee Members

 EC members attended a Leadership Development Camp on 27th Sep. 2015, at Jeevan Dashan, Fatehgunj, Vadodara.

The EC camp started with Welcome by Hon. Secretary Shamsuddin and introduction of new EC members and Mentors. This was followed by FS Vision, Mission and Role of EC by Dr Vanisha Nambiar. Then, Bharat Mehta took over for a session on Team building, Leadership and Organizational skills.

After ‘Chai pe charcha’, Dr. Ankur Saxena took up Membership drive & Integration of FS activities with placement students. This was followed by Managing communication by Dipankar Das.

Ami Patel  & Meena Patel made the things ‘very humane’ when they shared live experiences on Sensitivity and community mobilization for the differently abled. After Lunch, in was turn of some basics in Accounts, Finance & Statutory Authorities and Execution methodology, by Anuj Agrawal.

Then the future leaders  (i.e. EC members) – presented their Proposed Annual plan of activities, to be coordinated by Mentors.


Mission of Friends Society


To provide, without any discrimination on basis of economic status, caste, religion, creed or community, a platform and opportunity to youth in general, and university students in particular, to carry out activities that are of service to community, so as to bring about overall development of the youth.

To provide a vibrant common platform for the students of all the Universities/colleges in and around Vadodara, to spend their leisure time in a constructive way, so that their potentialities are enhanced and personality is enriched.

To bring the youth closer to the less privileged (physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, economically, educationally challenged, etc.) sections of the community – youth members of FS provide voluntary services that are of benefit to the less privileged.

To provide exposure and experience to the youth through their involvement and participation in the execution of service projects in the area of health, education and rehabilitation in Baroda and surrounding areas.

To provide exposure and experience to the youth in management of social service programs and organizations. 

To undertake and accept specific projects within the objects & available capacity/infrastructure of Friends Society,  suggested by the donors who unconditionally donate the amount for such projects and Board of Trustees agrees to accept such donation at its discretion.

To involve and integrate the body corporates for implementing the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and provide specific schemes, plans and programs which can be taken up under CSR.  

As a Non-Government Organization (NGO), to participate/assist for implementation of government sponsored scheme, to the extent it can be coordinated within the objects and available infrastructure and resources of Friends Society.

To undertake such other activities as are incidental and/or conducive to the fulfilment of the above objectives.       

Management of Friends Society

The management of Friends Society is carried out by:

   Board of Trustees (BOT)    – at strategic level and      
  Executive Committee (EC) – for day to day operations.    

   For all statutory compliances the responsibility  lies with Board of Trustees only.  

Friends Society Board of Trustees


Dr. Sagun Desai

Mr. Jaikishan Gianchandani

Mrs. Gowri Babu Rajendran

Mrs. Rizwana Jamshed

Mr Anuj Agrawal

Mrs Ami Patel

Mr Bharat Mehta

Prof. Shubhada Kanani

Dr Vanisha Nambiar

Friends Society Executive Committe for 2015-16

POSITION
FULL NAME
SECRETARY
SHAMSUDIN KHOJA
JOINT SECRETARY
MAHIMA SINGH
TREASURER
AANKSHA SHAH
INCHARGE -  PROGRAMME FOR UNIVERSITY YOUTH
SUYASH SINGODIA
TRUPTI RAYCHURA
I/C BLOOD DONATION CAMPS
VRUSHALY SHINGLOT
I/C SUNDAY SCHOOL
MANI KUMAR
I/C SUNDAY CLUB
SHAILESH SHAH
I/C YOUTH CLUB/ NIRMANN
SARTHAK BHALLA
PAYAL PATEL
I/C PROGRAMME FOR  FUTURE LEADERS/SHAURYA
JANAVI PATEL
GEETIKA NAMBIAR
I/C CHEER UP
ANJU ROY
I/C LIBRARY

I/C PUBLICITY
JIGAR SINGH
VIDHI CUDASAMA
I/C PLACEMENT
Mrs. DUBEY