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The Motto of NSS "Not Me But You" is reflected in all the activities conducted by the NSS units. The objectives of the NSS are accomplished by a strategic annual planning and formulating the policies apart from conducting the programmes suggested by the NSS Office.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are to:
The objectives of NSS are manifested in all the activities of NSS units in the college. The major activities conducted during the last five years include:
Swach Bharat at Snehapuri colony -10-06-2017
The NSS volunteers promptly responded to the request by the Corporator, Mrs.Shanthi Saizen Shekar to help the members of the community to clean the dump yard and prepare the ground for a recreation park.
International Yoga Day- 24-06-2017
Yoga and Meditation are the means to strengthen the mind and help in maintaining a positive attitude in everyday activities. The NSS volunteers were given an opportunity to learn some basic techniques of Meditation and Yoga by Mrs. Rajini, Member of the Isha Foundation , Hyderabad. The students were shown the documentary on the life of Sadguru and made them realize how an ordinary man can rise up to become a sadguru by practicing noble virtues and meditation.
NSS Orientation Programme – 7-07-2017
An orientation programme for I year UG students was arranged in the auditorium to enlighten the freshers on the various activities conducted by the NSS Committee and the PEARL committee.
Telanganaku Haritha haram- 14-07-2017
As per the guidelines of the Telangana Government this year Haritha haram programme was confined to the greening of the campus. The saplings were procured from the Nacharam nursery bed by the NSS coordinators and they were planted in the campus. Some of the saplings were given to the faculty members as an ecofriendly practice. The volunteers took an active aprt in greening the campus.
Swachhtha Pakhwada-1-08-2017 to 15-08-2017
The 15 days Swacchtha programme was carried out as per the schedule given by the NSS office, OU. Some of the programmes conducted during the fortnight swacchtha programme are
A Rally to support the handloom weavers was conducted on 19th September, 2017.
Rakshabandhan Celebrations at Sadhana Home
The NSS volunteers along with the committee members visited the Sadhana Home, an Institute for children with special needs and celebrated the Rakshabandhan festival with inmates.
Rally on Save Handlooms on 19-09-2017:
A Rally was taken out by NSS Volunteers on 19th September 2017 around the neighboring colonies of our college for bringing awareness about handloom to encourage weavers. This program was taken up by NSS as a part of Social cause to save the weavers in collaboration with Social science department of our college who has organized Handloom exhibition in our college.
Ekta Diwas -31-10-2017
At St.Pious X Degree and PG College for women, the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was celebrated remembering fondly Sardar Vallabhai Patel ji and his contributions to the freedom struggle and unity of independent India. His professional and personal life are a lesson to all of us.
The NSS volunteers and the other students took the “Pledge On Unity” in the auditorium at 1:00 PM . This was followed by “Walk for Unity” by the NSS volunteers. The message of unity was spread by the volunteers through various slogans. Mrs. U.Hymavathy NSS PO, Unit-II, Ms.C.Vanisree, NSS PO, Unit-I along with the committee members, Ms. Rani Padmini, Ms. Hemalatha, Ms.Swetha, Ms.Rajitha, Mrs.Preethi participated in the programme.
World AIDS Day on 4th December , 2017
World AIDS Day takes place on 1st December every year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for HIV patients. To commemorate this day, volunteers under National Service Scheme in collaboration with Star NGO organized a guest lecture on Cause and Prevention of HIV/AIDS on 4th December, 2017 to create an awareness among the students about HIV/AIDS. The lecture started with a small talk by Mr.Ajay Kumar, Star NGO, in his address he highlighted about the importance of the day.
The first guest speaker was Dr.Vamshidhar Rao, General Physician, Century Hospital, Banjara Hills, in his speech gave information about HIV virus and also shared important facts about AIDS and he has also emphasized on various modes of transmission of HIV disease, different causes and preventive measures of AIDS.
The second lecture was given by Dr Ramesh Reddy Allam, Deputy Project Director, PEPFAR, Share India, Hyderabad. He delivered a lecture on different tests available to detect HIV and also its treatment.
The lecture was received with admiration by the students and they also found the slides appropriate. The event ended with vote of thanks . The second lecture was given by Dr Ramesh Reddy Allam, Deputy Project Director, PEPFAR, Share India, Hyderabad. He delivered a lecture on different tests available to detect HIV and also its treatment.
The lecture was received with admiration by the students and they also found the slides appropriate. The event ended with vote of thanks.
National Youth Day:
National Youth Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda whose life is an inspiration to the Youth. 60 NSS volunteers along with the 4 faculty members attended the National Youth Day Programme at University college of Arts & Social Sciences, Osmania University. The Chief Guest for the Day, Prof. Ramachandram Garu, Vice Chancelleor, Osmania University gave a message on the importance of Time Management in a students Life and how that paves way to the better Future. Mr.Chandru Naik, NSS Coordinator , Osmania University, motivated the NSS volunteers with the slogan “Desh ki Rakshak Navjawan, Navjawan”. The NSS Volunteers then participated in the rally.
National Voters day:
Right to Vote is one of the fundamental rights given by the Constitution of India. The National Voter’s Day was celebrated on 25th January at from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Conferrence Hall. The motto of the National Voter’s day is to encourage the youth to enroll into the voter’s list participate in the election of the right government. On this occasion, a Lecture was arranged for the final year UG students and the NSS Volunteers on the Importance of Voting and the role of the youth in Politics by Prof.Parthasaradhi, Department of Management, St.Pious X Degree and PG college. At the end of the session , students also shared their opinion on the current politics. The program concluded by taking Pledge on Vote.
National Youth Festival on 07-02-2018
The National Youth Festival was celebrated on 7th February at Faculty Club, Osmania University. All the colleges of the University and the Affiliated colleges actively participated in various competitions conducted on this occasion. 4 students along with Ms.Swetha Deshpande attended the event. Ms.B.Sushma ( II Bc MC) and Ms.Vaidehi ( II B.Com) participated in the Quiz Competition. Ms.G.Namratha ( II Bc.M.C) participated in the Essay writing Competition and Ms. Nandini ( II B.Com,CS) participated in the Rangoli Competition.
Awareness Programme on Prudent Usage of Water- 5-03-2018- ( JALAM-JEEVAM)
An Awareness Programme on the Prudent Usage of water was arranged for the NSS volunteers on 5th March,2018. The programme was organized by the NARI NGO in collaboration with HMWSSB ( Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board).
The General Manager, HMWSSB, Mr. Kiran Kumar and The Deputy Manager, Mr.Krishna explained the efforts made by the Government towards the purification of the sewage water and how much budget is being allocated every year for the same. They requested the citizens to understand the significance of Rain water Harvesting pits in conservation and enrichment of the ground water. A documentary on the working of HMWSSB was played for the students . Mr.R.Murali, Secretary, NARI Foundation explained the importance of collecting the bio degradable and non degradable waste separately. The Vice-President of Snehapuri colony, Mr.Gopal Rao, Secretary, Mr.Bhupal Reddy, Member, NARI, Smt.Rama Jyothi and Circle Manager, Mr.Venu Gopal also attended the event and shared their views.
Later 60 NSS Volunteers along 3 faculty, Members of NARI Foundation and HMWSSB participated in the rally with various slogans on SAVE WATER.
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NSS Special Camp Report-2017-2018
As a Compulsory part of NSS activities of the year St. Pious X Degree College NSS units I and II Conducted special camp from 01/02/2018 to 07/02/2018 at Old Ambedkar nagar colony and New Ambedkar nagar colony respectively in which 78 students and 10 of the faculty participated. Among the total 78 students 35 are from NSS Unit-I and 43 are from NSS Unit-II. The Day wise report of the camp activities is as under.
The day one of the camp started with Inaugural session at the Community hall of Colony. The guests for the inaugural session were the camp coordinator of the local area Mr.Gyara Kiran and Vice- president of the colony Mr.Rakesh. The Guests made the students aware of the conditions of the locality, route map and also informed the students to speake with the local people politely and get their work done and most the people living there are cooperative.
After the inaugural session students were divided into groups with at least one final year girl in the group acting as a group leader and sent in to the colony for Socio-economic survey. Both the colonies together include approximately 600 houses among which girls could complete around 100 houses on day one.
Day two program continued with Socio-economic survey as the numbers of houses are more and at the end of day two in total NSS volunteers covered Socio-economic survey of approximately 400 houses.
Day three was planned based on Swatch bharath program. This program started with a Rally on Clean India where our volunteers had gone for the rally with the help of the local volunteers and GHMC people creating awareness on keeping our house and also surroundings clean among the colony people followed by cleaning the lanes of the colony by our volunteers. The guest of this program was the Coorporator Mrs. Shanthi Saizen Shekar, She encouraged our girls by speaking about the importance of keeping our surroundings clean and also inaugurated the rally.
Afternoon session of Day three is followed by “Awareness program on Nutrition for Children” for the local women. As part of this program our student volunteers spoke about the importance of the nutrition for everyone with more emphasis on the nutrition of the children to the neighbourhood women and the elder people in the houses. The neighbourhood people participated enthusiastically and cleared many of their doubts.
On Day four programs on self employment were taken up like “paper bag making” and “Candle Making” The objective of these programs is to say no to the Plastic bags and to create awareness among the women that they can use their free time in involving themselves with small creative works that can also be useful for them to be self employed. Local women actively participated and expressed their happiness and gratitude to the faculty and our volunteers to make them aware about small yet creatively new things.
Day five started with health and fitness related program “Yoga and meditation training”at 8.00am in the morning and was conducted by our resource person Sri Jaya Raj Arya retired government school teacher, for all the neighbourhood people. Local people felt very happy for learning small yet important tips for keeping themselves healthy.
After yoga session an awareness program on self employment schemes was exclusively conducted for local women and the resource person was Mrs. Swarna faculty of St.Pious X MBA College for Women, She explained in detail about the various self employment schemes for women and also gave a printed copy of the details about the schemes.
The day started with teaching small artefacts to the students of Government School, Nacharam. One group of student volunteers interacted with the school students by inculcating creative thinking in them and also made them aware of healthy habits. Later they took the students class wise to the GHMC ground, Nacharam and conducted games for them and the winners were given prizes. The School management appreciated our girls for their active involvement. Meanwhile other group of girls had conducted games to the local women at the community hall and distributed prizes to the winners. The Women expressed their happiness for making them sensitive about new things which they are not aware of.
Day seven program was organised basically by taking into consideration the request of the locality leaders for conducting eye camp. As a part of last day program we have conducted medical camp with the help of Lions Club Meerpet. The camp was successful as many people has come and utilised the opportunity. Among the people utilised the opportunity 48patients were suggested for glasses and 24 were suggested for cataract operation. The Lions club management assured cataract operations for free and the local Coorporator assured free glasses to the people, thus our medical camp turned out to be huge success.
Valedictory function was organised where the chief guest were the local Coorporator Mrs. Shanthi Saizen Shekar, Mr. Saizen Shekar, our NSS OU Coordinator Sri Chandru Naik and few local leaders. Mrs. Shanthi Saizen Shekar has spoken words of encouragement to the students and appreciated our girls for actively participating and distributed certificates for second year students. Chandru Naik sir interacted with our students and gave an inspirational speech regarding duties of NSS volunteers and also about NSS. He also appreciated the girls for being in NSS and successfully completing the Camp. He then distributed certificates to the final year students.