SaiStudents portal is an endeavour to connect Sai Students, alumni of the men campuses of Sri Sathya Sai University. Bhagawan had graciously blessed a poster of the Sai Students Portal on January 1, 2010 during the Alumni Meet at Prasanthi Nilayam.
We, the Sai Students, have always shared a sweet bond with our fellow students from our days at the Sri Sathya Sai Hostels. This portal is designed to be a virtual extension of that brotherhood, enabling us to connect with our friends and classmates at the Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions, relive memories, engage in discussions, support each other personally and professionally, share information and collaborate on service projects and a variety of other things.
We look forward to evolving the portal into a useful, interactive place buzzing with activity just like our hostels - to share experience at a service project or come up with a new one; to share daily life anecdotes in the endeavour to practice human values or just to have good clean fun. Our dreams for the portal also include the hope that it will serve as an incubator for various Academic / Entrepreneurial / Seva projects and facilitate the execution of these projects by making it easy to coordinate across geographies.
This site is being run on a voluntary basis by some alumni, essentially a bunch of friends who felt the need for such a portal and decided to take the initiative. If you wish to get in touch with the team or volunteer for portal work, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technical details: The site is powered by the open-source social networking application called ELGG. ELGG itself is built on top of Apache, Linux, MySQL and PHP. We are currently running from a dedicated virtual private server.