Leisure Time Activity of College Students –New Experiment in Rural Maharashtra, India.*

Friday, July 18, 2014: 8:30 AM
Room: 501
Oral Presentation
Smita AWACHAR , Sociology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Aurangabad, India
Narayan BORADE , Maystodary College, Jalana, India
Leisure or free time is time spent away from business, work and domestic chores. It also excludes time spent on necessary activities such as sleeping and, where it is compulsory, education.

College is a place where students are studying there higher studies. They don’t have any specific role to play in society. Young age always known as age when person can do what where can do. This age is treated as period of preparation of future. With the degree which they acquired after the completing higher education they may fruitful role to perform.

         But in collage affiliated to Dr. B.A.M. University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India one experiment is going on from last few years. This experiment gives skills and exposure to various professions to the Students.

        In this research paper authors are trying to evaluate this experiment. This paper is based on primary as well as secondary data. Last 10 years, Collegein, Jalana, one of the backward Districts in Maharashtra, India, introduced new innovative program for their students every year.

  1. Understand the pattern of leisure time activities.
  2. Leisure time activities can transform in to main earning source for youngsters.
  3. Younger generation is ready to learn more skills while pursuing formal education.

Young generation in India is ready to accept new skills to shape their personality during their free time means leisure time.