The Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension (DLLE)


Thakur Institute of Management Studies, Career Development and Research is also a part of DLLE(Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension) project started by Mumbai University.

DLLE established on October 12, 1978 and has been recognized as a Statutory Department of the University of Mumbai since 1994 to promote a meaningful and sustained rapport between the Universities and the community. Its mission is to maintain the voice of helping professional focused on serving college and university students in a mental health setting. The working motto of DLLE is, ‘Reach to Unreach’, to facilitate the sensitization of the student to the socio-cultural realities, the Department offers for the students, extension work projects encompassing social issues. The student is awarded Ten Additional Marks at the final exam for a project on completion of 120 hours of work and the submission of a project report which are undertaken by degree college students.

UDAAN 2014

UDAAN 2014 was organized by The Department Of Life Long Learning and Extension(DLLE) on 20th January 2014 in Kiran Devi Saraf Institute, Malad(W).The program started from 9.30 am onwards with the enchanting of University Song ,following speech given by Mr. Dilip Patil ,Director of DLLE. The festival had Poster making and Street play competition in which 17 different colleges had participated. Approximately, 300 students and 30 extension teachers attended the festival.

Street Play and Poster Making were based on various issues like Status of Women in Society, ICT(Information and Communication Technology),Career etc.The Posters made by students were very creative and clearly reflected its message to the viewers. Street Play performed by the students was full of energy, enthusiasm and intensity.

TIMSCDR students performed Street Play on the topic ICT and were successful to bag 2nd prize for the college. The felicitation ceremony was graced by Mr. Dilip Patil and the winners were awarded with the trophy and certificates. The festival was a very good experience to meet creative people and learn more from them.


UDAAN 2013

166 students registered DLLE activity. There are seven types of Extension Work Projects are being offered by the department. The institute took up 2 of these projects based on the choices of registered students;

  • Anna Poorna Yojana (APY)

This activity has been designed to encourage the student to try their hand at entering the field of small scale business. Hence this activity is designed to make students understand the concept of small scale business and increase self reliance approach.


  • Information Technology Project (ITP)

The main focus and the importance of Information Communication Technology  project is to prepare students with the required skills in handling  ICT enabled services,  and to provide students the learning  opportunities to access different options available under the ICT,


Every year the Department organizes an evaluation process through arranging an Annual Extension Work Festival district wise in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts. Students of Extension Work from various colleges come together and give Performances through Skits and Exhibit Posters on the activities undertaken by them and present their actual efforts in the form of street play and poster competition and share their views with each other. The Best Performances and Best Displays are also awarded prizes based on the recommendations of the panel of Expert Judges.

Institute students bagged ‘Complimentary Award’ for posters prepared by the students.

Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension

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