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Dhruba Chand Halder College

Dhruba Chand Halder College
NSS Unit

  • The college has two NSS Units.The first one started in the late eightiesunderthe leadership of Prof. J.R. Sardar (Retired), Dept. of Economics.
  • With the increase in the number of students, another unit of NSS started in the year 2014 under the leadership of Prof. Ranjit Mishra, Dept of Mathematics.The second NSS unit also fulfilled a long standing demand forthe participation of Girl students.

Objectives of NSS

  • The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) 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 themselves 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 responsibilities
vii.   gain skills in mobilising community participation
viii.  acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
ix.  develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
x. practise national integration and social harmony


Motto


The Motto of NSS "Not Me But You", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person's point of view and also show consideration to other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrined in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfareof an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.


Symbol


The symbol for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (The Black Pagoda) situated in Orissa, India. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space. The symbol thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.


Committee Members of NSS-2015-16


1. Dr. SatyabrataSahoo, Principal, (Chairperson of College NSS unit)
2.Prof Ranjit Mishra (Convener & Coordinator of NSS unit II)
3.Prof BiswajitMajhi (Coordinator of NSS unit I)
4.Dr. KushalDey
5. Prof ManasMondal
6. Prof Tapasree Ghosh
7. Sri AtanuHalder


Profile of the NSS Volunteers

  • Activities /Events Organised
  • Health AwarenessProgamme
    • Health AwarenessProgramme in collaboration with various NGOS in the collegecampus were organized where in NSS volunteers participated in this programme actively.
    • Students are coming from different social and economic backgrounds. They are informed /taught about the basic health & hygiene issues, health hazards related to adolescent period.
  • Observation of World AIDS Day

We are aware about the growing incidents of AIDS and the issues related to AIDS.For prevention and control of AIDS, awareness is the first step. Towards this NSS unit observed World AIDS Day 18 Dec, 2011 onwards. Professors of Zoology Dept gave lectures and showed some slides on AIDS awareness.

  • Acting as Volunteers in Ganga Sagar Mela

Ganga Sagar Mela is organized by the Government every year for 15 days on the eve of Makarsankranti where lakhs of pilgrims gather. NSS volunteers render their services in association with the local administration.

  • Volunteering at Dakshin Barasat Road on Traffic Week.

NSS Volunteers’ participated in road safely awareness programme alongwith local police and administration.

  • Cleaning of College Campus

To inculcate the dignity of labour, for better health & hygiene of the students & the for the benefit of cleanliness, NSS volunteers are engaged on regular basis for cleaning the College Campus. Keeping in tune with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan of the Government of India, cleaning of bathrooms and toilets of the college and the hostel are carried out by the NSS volunteers

  • Plantation Programme

Plantation programme in the College Campus and nearby vicinity of the college is conductedin the first week of August every year.In 2016 carbon mapping in College Campus was organized in association with Botany and Zoology department.According to their recommendation plants which could absorb more CO2 are being planted. The NSS volunteers help in plantation of new saplings as well as maintain the college garden (cleaning and watering of the plants).

  • Cleaning of BaruniChhatrabas (Boy’s Hostel)

The four corner of the water body inside the hostel were cleaned and flowing plants were planted by the NSS volunteers with the assistance of boarders of the hostel.

  • Maintenance of Waterbody in the College Campus

Aquatic weeds on the waterbody is cleaned on a regular basis by the NSS volunteers. The weeds are placed under the soil for use as organic manure, which inturn is used for gardening purpose.

  • C.U.Rally: Commemorating the Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12th of January.

Few NSS Volunteers of our college took part in the Rally organized by the NSS unit of Calcutta University to celebrate the life, work and teaching of Swami Vivekananda.

  • Blood Donation Camp

In collaboration with the Red Cross and Students Union of the College, NSS department organized blood donation camp in college campus wherein students including NSS volunteers donated their blood.

  • Special Camps

One Special Camp is organized in every year. Activities and events conducted in the camp are:

  • Community living
  • Dignity of labour
  • Health and hygiene
  • Cleanliness
  • Gardening
  • Quiz Competition
  • Cultural Competition
  • Sports
  • Cleaning of Pond

During the period from 2011-12 to 2015-16 following Special Camps were organized:
Year            Duration                        Place                                       No.of participants
2011-12      (             )    Nischintapur PrimarySchool, 24 Parganas(s)
2012-13      (             )    LakshminarayanVidyapith
2013-14      (             )    Namkhana High School
2014-15      (             )    Seva Sangha High School
2015-16      (             )    LakshminarayanVidyapith

  • Adoption of Village

Nurullapur village adjacent to the College has been adopted by the NSS Department in 2015.
The following activities, programmes, events are organized by NSS department for the betterment of their daily life:

    • Awareness of Health & Hygiene
    • Importance of vaccination and immunization programmefor prevention of diseases.
    • Survey among the inhabitants of the village about their Literacy Level of all age groups, so that suitable measures can be taken to take up a Literacy programme.
    • Necessary care and steps required for prevention of Dengue and Malaria and Water Borne diseases.