National Service Scheme is a community service programme sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, Govt. of India. National Service Scheme is a student – centred and community oriented educational programme. It is a noble experiment in academic extension. With the motto ‘Not me but You’ National Service Scheme volunteers of Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur are always socially committed. From safeguarding environment to social service, they have become the icon of ideal citizens. The NSS Symbol is embossed on the badge. The eight bars in the wheel represent the 24 hours of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of young blood that is lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.
This the first unit that came to existence under Calicut University due to that nss unit got alpha numerical code starts with KL01/106. . Presently there are two nss units in Sree Kerala Varma namely Unit 41 and unit 162. Programme officers Dr. Sheenaja.K.K and Dr. Biju K. P are programme officers who give leadership for NSS activities. Each and every
programme is arranged in order to inculcate social values in the volunteers.
The major objectives are
i. Understand the community in which they work
ii. Understand themselves in relation to their community
iii. Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve
them in problem-solving
iv.Develop among them a sense of social and civic responsibility
v. Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual
and community problems
vi. Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of
vii. Gain skills in mobilising community participation
ix.. Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
x. Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
xi. Practise national integration and social harmony
The thrust areas of NSS activities in recent years are
1. Environment protection-MANNU AND PRATHEKSHA
2. Fight against AIDS-Be positive
3. Snehardarm-Hearing aid for blinds
4. Pothichooru-noon meal for poor
5. Free the campus and free the Kannattukara from plastic
6. Medical camps
7. Urjakiran-save energy Campiagn
8. Back to nature for better future-OOTY koru fruit
9. Blood donation
10. Dr Sheenaja.K.KContingent leader of Kerala in the Pre Rd parade at Trichy.
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The N.S.S. Units depute volunteers to attend Leadership camps, Workshops and Seminars in various colleges of the Calicut University. The volunteers actively participate in Quiz programmes and Music Competitions. They actively participate in Welfare Schemes like Blood donations, Aids Awareness Programmes etc. An Annual Special Camp for seven days is arranged for N.S.S. volunteers to make them actively participate in Community Development works like digging canals and building roads. This is usually done with the help of the nearby Grama Panchayats.
UNIT LEVEL ADVISORY BODY
COLLEGE LEVEL ADVISORY BODY
3. Prof. C. M. Latha, Principal
4. Prof. Bindu R, Ex Mayor Thrissur Corporation, Associate Professor in
5. Prof. Johnson Mangalam- Punarjani De addiction Centre, Associate
Professor in Philosphy
6. Prof.Geetha , In charge of blinds, Associate Professor in chemistry
7. Prof .Ravikrishnan ,NAAC Co-ordinator , Associate Professor in English
8. Prof. K. Ramakrishnan, Former Programme Officer, HOD P.G.
Department of Political Science,
9. Dr. T D Simon , Former Programme Officer, Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
10.Shri .Ravunni, councillor ward no.25, Thrissur Corporation
11.Shri. Sarath , NCC Officer
12.Shri. Sangameswran , Non-teaching staff
13.Sri. sunitha, (Adopted area representative)
14.Akshy N.G, Student Volunteer
15.Athul haridas , Student Volunteer
16.Akshatha A.S, Student Volunteer
17.Sajana Sajayan, Student Volunteer
18.Sajil T.S, Student Volunteer
19.Renjith M.R, Student Volunteer
20.Anadhu Suresh, Student representative
NSS unit donating study materials and cloths to underprevilaged people of Ssmile Villege at Athirappilly.
Wednesday noon meal ready to distribute among poor people of Thrissur City. Every Wednesday, more than 150 meals are distributed.
Gandhijayanthi Celebrations in the adopted village Kanattukara in association with social forestry department Thrissur