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SRM Institute of Science and Technology during the year 2003 to 2004 had one NSS unit and was taken care by one NSS Program Officer at University level and coordinated by NSS Program Coordinator . The management then expanded the NSS wing of SRM during 2005 to 2006, as a result of which there were five units with six program officers. Now in the year 2012 – 2013, there are seven NSS units for SRM Institute of Science and Technology

NSS Programs

National Service Scheme has two types of programs:-

Students enrolled as NSS Volunteers are expected to work in the scheme for a period of two years and also participate in Special Camp Programs which are of seven days duration.

Aims of NSS Programs/Activities

The operational aim of NSS is to integrate the three basic components of the program. NSS program should provide a variety of learning experiences which must develop a sense of participation, service and achievement among the volunteers. The activities should aim at the following:-

While undertaking these activities, each NSS unit should envisage its programs/activities aimed at instilling discipline, building character, promotion of physical fitness and development of culture.

Code of Conduct For NSS Volunteers

Strength Allocated and Activities

Regular Activities 700 Student volunteers (7 Units)
Special Camping Program 350 Student volunteers (7Camps)
Number of campuses and Faculty Implementing NSS 5
No. of Adopted Villages 7
No. of Program Officers 7

Proposed Innovative NSS Activities 2012 - 2013

To get the NSS Volunteers acquainted with the philosophy, history, aims and objectives of NSS, 20 hours are dedicated to orientation program through lectures, discussions, audio-visuals etc.

ENVIRONMENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

  1. Plantation of trees, their preservation and upkeep (each NSS Unit should plant and protect at least 100 saplings in and around the campus and in the adopted places)
  2. Creation of NSS parks/gardens, Vegetable gardens and Medicinal gardens.
  3. Anti – plastic campaigns – eco friendly Bag making unit.
  4. Fodder - cultivation program.
  5. Chlorination of village ponds and wells.
  6. Vermi-compost project in each unit. Popularization and construction of Gobar Gas Plants-use of non-conventional energy.
  7. Waste Management Program – Land, Air & Water Pollution
  8. Rainwater harvesting.
  9. Kanikonna and Neem project in each campus.
  10. Smokeless choolas in Rural Houses.

HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAMS

  1. Anti – Drug Campaign.
  2. First – Aid Training Program
  3. Paliative care Units
  4. Blood – Donation Drive.
  5. AIDS Awareness Program.
  6. Healthy Food Habits.
  7. Healthy Life Style.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

  1. Legal Literacy program
  2. Equivalency Program in association with State Literacy Mission
  3. Computer Literacy program in association with Akshaya Project.
  4. Consumer Awareness Program
  5. Human Rights Awareness Program
  6. Career Guidance Program
  7. Traffic Awareness Program.
  8. Value Education Program
  9. Communicative Skill – Malayalam & English
  10. Personality Development & Leadership Program.
  11. Stress Management Program.
  12. Effective Parenting.
  13. Energy Conservation Program.

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS

  1. Programs of educating people and making them aware of women’s rights, both Constitutional and legal.
  2. Creating consciousness among women that they too contribute to economic and social well being of the community.
  3. Creating awareness among women that there is no occupation or vocation which is not open to them.
  4. Imparting training to women in sewing, embroidery, knitting and other skills whereever possible.

SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMS

  1. Two days in a Paliative Care Centre.
  2. Work in institutions meant for physically and mentally handicapped.
  3. Organising blood donation camps and eye-pledge programs.
  4. Work in Cheshire Homes, Orphanages, homes for the aged etc.
  5. Work in welfare organizations of women.
  6. Prevention of slums through social education and community action.
  7. Programs for making villages self sufficient.
  8. Soap making units, Paper carrybag making unit, tailoring unit

PRODUCTION ORIENTED PROGRAMS

  1. Working with people and explaining and teaching of improved agricultural practices.
  2. Rodent control and pest control practices.
  3. Weed control.
  4. Soil testing, soil health care and soil conservation.
  5. Assistance in repair of agricultural machinery.
  6. Work for the promotion and strengthening of co-operative societies in villages.
  7. Assistance and guidance in poultry farming, animal husbandry, care of animal health, etc.
  8. Popularization of small savings and
  9. Assistance in procuring bank loans.
  10. Rehabilitation of kalkuwari workers - around the campuses
  11. Volunteer exchange program in Special Camps.
  12. Regular activities in the adopted villages according to action plan.
  13. Collaborative research on social issues.
  14. Pooling of selected units activities in the University level adopted region.
  15. Seven days special camps during Winter and Summer Vacations.
  16. Other State Level programs
  17. Healthy Youth for healthy India will be theme of this year too.
  18. Besides this a separate theme will be adopted for the NSS activities in the Campuses : ‘Cleanliness through Homes’ – An Environmental Awarness Program.
  19. Water shed Management.
  20. Tribal village development – Planning to meet Tribal People in the Hill stations with minimum student volunteers

RELIEF & REHABILITATION WORK DURING NATURAL CALAMITIES

  1. Care and Share Project.
  2. Disaster Management Program - Assisting the authorities at the time of natural disasters and calamity.
  3. Miss a Meal Project.
  4. Palliative Care Program.

CREATION OF DURABLE ASSETS

HOME FOR THE HOMELESS

LIBRARIES IN ADOPTED PLACES, HOSPITALS, JAILS ETC.

CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY LATRINES.

OBSERVATION OF IMPORTANT DAYS

a) National days and Celebrations Days

1. National Youth Day 12th January
2. Republic Day 26th January
3. Martyr’s Day 30th January
4. International Women’s Day 8th March
5. World Health Day 7th April
6. Anti-Terrorism Day 21st May
7. World No Tobacco Day 31st May
8. World Environment Day 1st July
9. World Population Day 1st July
10. Independence Day 15th August
11. Sadhbhavana Day 20th August
12. International Literacy Day 8th September
13. International Peace Day 15th September
14. NSS Day 24th September
15. National Blood Donation Day 1st October
16. World Non-violence Day 2nd October
17. National Integration Day 19th November
18. World AIDS Day 1st December
19. World Human Rights Day 10th December

b) Weeks

1. National Youth Week 12 – 19 January
2. Van Mahotsava Week 1 – 7 July
3. International Literacy Week 8 – 14 July
4. Quami Ekta Week 19 – 25 November

NATIONAL INTEGRATION PROGRAM

3rd Edition A state Level Youth Festival “ EUFFORIE 2K12” on 28th – 30th September 2012

LIST OF OTHER DEPARTMENTS WHO ARE WILLING TO INTEGRATE WITH NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEMES

  1. 'Cleanliness through Homes’, Environmental Awareness Program- Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board.
  2. Legal Literacy Programs in Colleges/Universities - Tamilnadu State Legal Services Authority.
  3. Red Ribbon Club – Tamilnadu State AIDS Control Society.
  4. Anti – Drug Campaign – District Medical Officer /Mass Media Officer.
  5. Energy Conservation Program - Tamilnadu Electricity Board.
  6. “Veetukku Veedu Maram” Project – Forest Department.
  7. Vegetable Garden – Agricultural Department.
  8. Fodder cultivation Program - Dept. of Animal Husbandry.
  9. First Aid Training – District Medical Officer.
  10. Palliative Care Unit - District Medical Officer / Panchayath / Municipalities / Corporations.
  11. Youth against Terrorism – Directorate of Youth Welfare

NSS ACTIVITIES IN THE ADOPTED VILLAGES

  1. Regular Activities which are undertaken during the working days of the semester and
  2. Special Camping activities for 7 days duration in the adopted villages / Urban slum during vocation.

Each NSS unit in the college is expected to adopt a nearby village/slum and work for its all round development. Regular Activities and Special Camp should preferably be organized in the adopted village/rural unit/slum for this purpose.