The seven day special camp of NSS units 193 and 585 of SCP was held at MGM HSS Kuruppampady from 23rd December 2018 to 29th December 2018.The seven day camp was inaugurated by Rayamangalam Grama panchayath President Mrs Soumini Babu. SCP Principal Prof. Baby P P presided over the function. NSS Programme Officer Mr Akhil M S welcomed the gathering. Rayamangalam Grama Panchayath Welfare Board standing committee chairman Mr. Jyothish kumar, and ward member Mrs Preetha Eldhose felicitated the gathering. NSS volunteer secretary Mr. Arun Gopi delivered the vote of thanks.
The motto of seven day camp was to “give support for a good change” in the society. As a part, the NSS volunteers conducted a flash mob and cleaned the surroundings of Kuruppampady Bus Stand. They also painted two waiting sheds at Kuruppampady bus-stand and electrified the first floor of one of the buildings of Kuruppampady Police Station. An awareness rally highlighting the danger of plastics usage was conducted from Kuruppampady bus-stand to Iringole Kavu, a nature reserve. Volunteers removed the plastics waste from the temple surroundings. Rayamangalam public health centre surroundings were also cleaned by our volunteers. Besides these NSS volunteers cleaned 4 public libraries and classified and arranged the books in chronological order. Students celebrated the Christmas with inmates of BETHSADA Mental Health Centre and Guardian Angel Care Old Age Home at Vengola. They interacted with the inmates and performed cultural programmes for them. Awareness classes and interactive sections of various departments like Fire & Safety, Public health department and Motor Vehicle department were conducted during these days.