National Service Scheme

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is another programme operated in the college for the bachelor degree students to educate the villagers about the importance of health and hygiene for better living. The students make aware the villagers the safe disposal of waste and take part in one of the identified work that the village needs immediate attention.

 

NSS Regular activities

 

The NSS wing of the College is organizing regular activities in the campus. During the programme, campus cleaning activities include clearing of weeds, picking up of plastic materials, plastic cups, tins, broken bottles, papers, broken tiles, tyres, dried leaves, clearing of bushes, destroying of creeps, waste materials etc around the office premises, auditorium, laboratories, class rooms, library, dispensary, live fish laboratory, swimming pool complex, hostel blocks, play ground etc. The volunteers are engaged during monthly weekends in repairs of roads and leveling of play grounds. Further, planting of gardening and teak saplings are being done during monsoon period. During world environment days (5th June), every year vanamahotsava programme is being organized in the campus. Some of the action photos are provided here about the regular activities.

 

NSS Annual Special Camp

 

Activities carried out during special camp

Every year, special camp in adopted village (selected every year) is being planned involving various associations. The college NSS volunteers are exposed to work with the local unemployed youths, students in improving the hygienic standards of the village. The following are some of the activities carried out during the stay in villages.

  • Preparation of garden and watering to the garden plants
  • Cleaning the temple surroundings
  • Beach cleaning programme
  • Clearing of weeds and picking up of waste materials including the plastics around temples and schools
  • Road and drainage repair
  • Watering of garden plants around the Balabhavan, Primary and High school
  • Cultural programmes such as singing, dancing, mono acting, mime, rangoli competition etc. involving village children, unemployed youths, house wives and the student volunteers
  • Talks by the subject matter specialists on fish net making, preparation of value added products, ffabrication and maintenance of Aquarium, advanced salting and drying of fish, preparation of fish manure and its importance etc.
  • Demonstration of fish net operation, boating, fish sorting etc.
  • Yoga, Meditation, Shramadhan activities
  • NSS volunteers are assigned the works to visit local panchayath, fishermen association, youth clubs, net making yards, fish market etc. to study the problems of the fishermen and suggestions given thereafter to overcome the same
  • Students were taken to visit fishmeal and fish oil production plants and explained them on methodologies followed for the same
  • Volunteers are also exposed to work with self help groups and directed to collect various information on their activities, programmes, duties in addition to various schemes available from the government and the extent of implementation
  • Student volunteers are placed in the fish curing and drying yard to study the methodologies adopted by the fishermen for processing of fishery products and suggestions to improve the latest techniques in curing and drying of fishes