National Service Scheme (NSS)

NSS

NSS unit (No. 182) functions within the campus from September 24, 2007 and is responsible sensitizing the student members on Social Responsibilities, legal rights and ragging menace. The unit organizes activities to spread environmental consciousness among staff and students. Later one more unit (No.584) has been envisaged on October 27, 2015 to bring in more students under NSS. The aim of the units is to inculcate among students a feeling of sacrifice, a spirit of service and a sense of togetherness.


With the concerted efforts of committed student volunteers and program officers from among the faculty, several community development services have been undertaken in the past. The college is situated in Palissery and the NSS unit has adopted this Panchayath for revitalization and community development. Nearby Gandhigram Skin Diagnosis Centre also has been adopted by the NSS unit. Constructive relationships have been formed with various organizations and working in close collaboration with them the institution has been able to reach out to a larger community


The NSS unit 182 currently has 100 members. The NSS unit 584 currently has 50 members. The college NSS unit maintains attendance register, program register, accounts and annual reports of students participation in NSS activities. Certificates are issued to volunteers who complete stipulated hours of work load. Each student also maintains a work diary of activities in which they have participated


Objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS)


  • Understand the community in which they work
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilising community participation
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
  • Practice national integration and social harmony

Activities include


  • Computer literacy programs
  • Women empowerment programs
  • Technology mentorship to community
  • E – literacy programs for housewives
  • Drinking water testing
  • Legal literacy programs
  • Training for rain water harvesting
  • Rejuvenation of water sources in surrounding areas
  • Blood donation camps
  • Anti-ragging campaigns
  • Awareness campaigns on road safety, blood donation, organ donation, aids, women education,
    human rights, women empowerment, ill effects of narcotics, protection of environment, climate change, health and hygiene
  • Upliftment of underprivileged sections of society
  • Awareness classes on world environment day and world water day
  • Awareness classes to prevent spread of epidemics
  • Cleaning initiatives
  • Road reconstruction
  • Visits to old age homes, orphanages etc.

Office bearers: Unit No. 182


Programme Officer : Sujay K - Mobile - 85473 09440, Email Id - sujay@scmsgroup.org

Volunteer Secretary 1 : Sandeep G Menon (S6 ME), Mobile - 95395 17352


Office bearers: Unit No. 584


Programme Officer : Rakesh A,Mobile - 99462 90608,Email Id - rakesh@scmsgroup.org

Volunteer Secretary 1 : Vivek R Nair (S4 EE) Mobile - 70342 91498

Volunteer Secretary 2 : Renjima R Nair (S4 CS) Mobile 92071 50080

Volunteer Secretary 2 : Aswathy P (S6 EC), Mobile - 85929 56733


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