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  • Feb 6, 2018

Welcome to NSS


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:

  • Understand the community in which they work
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
  • Practice National Integration and Social Harmony.

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:

  1. Health awareness programs
  2. Knowledge Transfer Programmes
  3. Motivational Programmes
  4. Community Development Programmes
  5. Environmental Awareness Programmes
  6. National and International Youth Day celebrations
  7. Yoga Day Celebrations.
  8. Sadhbhavana and Ekta Diwas celebrations
  9. Swach Bharath Abhiyaan
  10. 10.Telanganaku Harithaharam – A Mass Plantation Programme.
  11. Campaigning Programmes.

  • The Youth play a major role in the Nation’s building and progress. The activities conducted by the NSS made the students more Disciplined and sensitive towards the society.
  • The students become more confident and independent and aquire the qualities of decision making nad problem solving.
  • They become aware of the needs of the society and the community around them and act promptly to help the needy.
  • The concept of Not Me but You executed through various community development programmes and Knowledge Transfer activities make them compassionate individuals.
  • The overall Impact of becoming an NSS volunteer makes them disciplined makes them realize their role in the nation’s progress.
NSS Activities

NSS Activities of 2021-22

  • Constitution Day (‘Samvidhan Diwas’)On 04-12-2021, NSS Committee celebrated Constitution Day to promote constitutional values among our young students. November 26 is observed as Constitution Day or ‘Samvidhan Diwas’ every year, which commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of India. On November 26, 1949, the Constitution was adopted and it came into effect on January 26, 1950. Mrs. Aarthi Deepak, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Social Science, St. Pious X Degree & PG College was invited as a Guest Speaker. Speaker has elaborated on the importance of Indian Constitution. Around 70 NSS Volunteers attended the Programme.
  • Rashtriya Ektha Diwas On 04-12-2021 NSS Committee celebrated Ektha diwas ( National Unity Day) to commemorate the Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, India’s first Home Minister, who played an important role in persuading many princely states to join the Union of India. Around 70 NSS Volunteers attended the Programme. B.Com III yr students has given the presentation onAchievements of Sardhar vallabahai patel.The Students have taken the pledge on “Unity”.
  • Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 The NSS Units I & II of St pious X Degree & PG College for Women have organized a 3 K Run in collaboration with Sports Committee of the college on 30th September 2021 to commemorate the 75th year of Independence ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Around 60 Volunteers have participated in the 3 k Run which was organized at HMT Nagar, Nacharam, Hyderabad. The run was organized to encourage fitness and get freedom from obesity, laziness, stress & anxiety.
  • National Nutrition Month The NSS Committee of St Pious X Degree & PG College have celebrated Nutrition Month by Organising a webinar on 28th September 2021 from 10.30 am to 11.30 am on the theme “Women & Child Nutrition.” The Speaker was Ms G Vasudha, Clinical Nutritionist & Founder of VG Nutriment. All the NSS volunteers, NSS Committee members and the students of thecollege participated in the webinar. In the session Ms Vasudha has focused on the different types of Nutritional Diet to be followed by children, teenagers and adults. She also emphasized on the factors which can affect Women’s Health at different stages and what nutrition should be taken to be taken. 80 students and staff have participated in the webinar.
  • Volunteered for Telugu Bhasha Dinotsavam. NSS volunteers of unit I & II volunteered for Telugu Bhasha Dinotsavam at Ravindra Bharathi on 9th September 2021. 10 NSS Volunteers have volunteered in the above programme.
  • Volunteering at Rosoolpura, Begumpet. 10 NSS Volunteers of Unit I & II have volunteered for Kriya Sangh Society at Rasoolpura, Begumpet on 27th July, 2021. They have volunteered by spreading the awareness about the new KSS Charitable Health Care Centre which aims at extending Health Care Services for poor residents of Rasoolpura slum area, Begumpet.
  • International Yoga Day – 2021 NSS Unit-I & II of St Pious X Degree & PG College for Women conducted online yogasession on 20th& 21stJune 2021 from 8.30 AM to 9.30 AM by Mr. PankajPhansalkar a certified yogainstructor. All the NSS volunteers, NSS Committee members and the faculty of thecollege participated in the session.
  • NSS Orientation programme for first years students An Orientation program for I year students was arranged for all first year students on 30th January,2021 to introduce students to NSS and its related activities. Ms Rajeetha Mondal P.O unit I in her welcome speech extended warm welcome to everyone. The chief Guest for the programme was Mr Uday Kumar Reddy, Social worker & Chairman of Sri Rajamatha Foundation. Mr Uday Kumar Reddy delivered a speech mentioning how important it is for students to involve in community services to understand the reality of human needs and he provided lot of information about NSS and its activities.
NSS Activities of 2020-21

  • EKTHADIWAS: (31 OCTOBER 2020) Rashtriya Ektha Diwas was celebrated in remembrance of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and his contributions to the freedom struggle and unity of independent India, an online programme was held for all the NSS Volunteers. The objective was to promote national integration among citizens of India as well as maintain the national unity and integrity of country. Swara NSS unit II Volunteer addressed the contribution of Sardar Vallabhai Patel's services as the first Home Minister and deputy PM of our country. The programme concluded with unity pledge taken by all NSS
  • CONSTITUTION DAY: (26 NOVEMBER 2020) On 26thNovember an online meeting was held for all the NSS volunteers on drafting of Indian constitution and rights and duties of the citizen in the nation by the constitution. The NSS unit II volunteer Sruthi presented a PPT on Fundamental Rights and Duties to all the volunteers. It was followed by webinar “Why the Constitution Matters” organised by Department of Political Science.
  • NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE JAYANTHI (23 JANUARY 2021) The NSS Units I & II of St Pious X Degree & PG College for women celebrated Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti on 23rd January 2021 hosted by Ms Rajeetha Mondal. The programme included a presentation on life of & contribution of Subhash Chandra Bose in achieving India's indepence. It highlighted famous and inspiring quotes by Netaji that has sparked patriotism among Indians to join the freedom struggle. It also discussed various theories regarding Netaji's death. 40 NSS volunteers participated the programs and Ms Rajeetha Mondal, Programme officer Unit 1, Anju Raghunath and Hardhikya NSS Volunteers Unit 1, Ms Amulya and Meghana Unit 1, Sruthi, NSS Volunteer Unit 2 partipated in making this online programe. The program was concluded with apatrotic song and national anthem.
  • Making and distribution of Sanitizer NSS unit-I & II along with the Department of Chemistry, prepared and distributed sanitizer as a part of social responsibility towards the pandemic COVID-19. The activity was done in first week of June. Financial support was given by the management of the college and NSS. 15 faculty members, from department of chemistry and NSS, 20 NSS volunteers along with 5 supporting staff were involved in this program.
  • International Yoga day NSS Unit-I & II conducted online yoga session on 21st June 2020 by Mr. Pankaj a certified yoga instructor. All the NSS volunteers, NSS Committee members and all the faculty of the college participated in the session. Mr. Pankaj has given awareness of practicing yoga in daily life followed by demonstrating some yoga practices which the participants have performed along with him. He clarified the participants’ doubts regarding some health issues and suggested some yoga practices to overcome them.
  • Online Quiz Competition NSS unit-I & II together conducted online intercollegiate Quiz competition started on 8th June, 2020 and lasted for five days on the theme Awareness on COVID-19. 700 participants have participated and made it huge success. Participants who scored more than 50% marks received E-certificates.
  • Harithaharam (Intercollegiate Competition) NSS Unit-I & II together conducted intercollegiate competition as part of Harithaharam program in last week of July, 2020. As part of this program, we conducted five different competitions, they are Painting (Theme: Harithaharam), JAM (Theme: Rare Plants), Slogan Writing (Theme: Harithaharam), E-Poster (Theme: Harithaharam) and Photography (Theme: Biodiversity). Around 60 participants participated from various colleges in twin cities and made it Successful. Every participant was given participating certificates and winners were given winner certificates. Winners will be receiving prizes from College Post Lockdown.
  • Harithaharam (Intracollegiate) NSS Unit-I & II together conducted Harithaharam program for our college students in the last week of July 2020. They were asked to plant a tree and give a caption and send the photograph to the NSS committee. 30 Students have participated in this program.
  • Independence Day celebrations The NSS Unit 1 & 2 of St Pious X Degree & PG College conducted an online Essay writing Competition as part of India’s 74th Independence Day celebration on various themes - New Education Policy – Boon or Bane, AatmaNirbharBharath, India: Then & Now after 73 Years of Independence, Nature for our Future and Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology of Peace & Love. Students were allowed to choose topic of their own, altogether there were 8 participants. Winners of the competition are - 1st prize - Brunda Pinky of Raja BahadurVenkata Rama Reddy Women’s College 2nd prize – Anju Raghunath & J.S. SINDRA BILGA of St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women. Participation certificates were given to all participants.
  • Fit India Movement The NSS unit 1 & 2 Volunteers of St Pious X Degree & PG College participated in Fit India Movement on the theme – Freedom from Lethargy to Live Healthy Life as directed by Ministry of youth affairs & sports from 15th August to 14th September 2020. The NSS Volunteers have practiced Fit India Movement at home with their family and friends. They promoted it by making e-posters and sharing on their social media platforms. The activities they have carried out are jogging, running, yoga etc.
  • February 29th to March 6th 2020 NSS Unit-I and II conducted NSS special camp at Keesara and Bhogaram Villages. The main theme of the the camp was Awareness and training on selfemployment schemes and Medical camp. Out of 7 days camp NSS volunteers participated in programs like, Socio economic survey, Training village women and school students in candle making and paper bag making. They conducted games for school children, Awareness on health for Government school children, Medical campseye camp and general health checkup and also distribution of free Homeopathy Corona virus preventive medicines. NSS PO’s Ms. Hymavathi and Ms. Rajeetha and NSS committee members Ms. Vanisree, Ms. Hemalatha and Ms. Preethi supported the volunteers in making the camp successful
  • February 7th and 14th, 2020 NSS PO’s Ms. Hymavathi and Ms. Rajitha along with NSS committee member Ms. Hemalatha conducted a pre -camp survey at Keesara and Bhogaram, villages. They met respective village Sarpanch and planned for NSS special camp for Year 2019-20.
  • February 1st 2020 Ms. Swara Priya from II B.Com (CS) participated in national integration camp selections conducted at NSS office, OU.
  • January 31st 2020 St Pious X Degree and PG college for Women took up a Pada Yatra on the preaching’s of Mahatma Gandhi at Snehapuri colony with an aim to create awareness among the people on the preachings of Mahatma Gandhi. 40 NSS volunteers of unit 1 and unit 2 along with Ms Rajeetha Mondal programme officer of unit 1 and Mrs Mamtha participated in the Pada Yatra.
  • January 12th 2020 National youth day was celebrated, on this occasion the students were motivated to be good citizens of India, thus contributing to the development of the country. A lecture was delivered by Mrs Aarthi, Dept of Political Science, St Pious X Degree and PG college on the theme “Channelizing Youth for Nation Building”. NSS Committee members Ms. Preethi and Ms. Mamatha conducted this program.
  • January 8th and 9th 2020 6 NSS volunteers and Ms. Mamatha attended Two day National seminar and training program on “Ghandhian ideals and Youth leaderdhip” at St. Francis College, Begumpet. NSS Volunteers participated in Poster presentation and Solo dance competitions conducted on this occasion. Ms. Swara Priya of II B. Com(CS) won I prize I Solo dance Competition.
  • December-19th 2019 NSS volunteers Ms. Pranavi and Ms. Laya attended selections for national integration camp conducted at NSS office, OU.
  • 31st October, 2019 Rastriya Ekta Diwas On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel the NSS unit, in collaboration with Osmania University and Regional Directorate of NSS Hyderabad observed “Rastriya Ekta Diwas”. Various competitions were held like Taken Pledge for “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” Run for Unity, Essay-Writing/Painting Competition in Colleges, Lectures and discussion on “Rashtriya Ekta” and “Thoughts of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel” Programme, other relevant Sports / Culture Activities. Around 250 students from unit 1 and 2 participated and won prizes.
  • 24th September 2019, NSS Day Celebrations As per the Instructions of NSS, OU, 5 NSS volunteers participated in 150th celebrations of NSS Day at Centre for Distance Education, OU. Student Volunteers were motivated to participate actively in NSS activities by eminent speakers followed by the Cultural activities.
  • 20th September 2019, Global Strike for Climate Action NSS Committee in collaboration with Eco committee of the College and Jana Vignana Vedika conducted an orientation program, where the student volunteers were encouraged to act against burning fossil fuels, ensure 100% renewable energy access to all, reduce Greenhouse gas emissions, Climate Justice for everyone. The Resource persons were Prof. Babu Rao, retired Scientist, IICT and Environmentalist, Prof. B.N. Reddy, Retired professor, OU. The program was followed by a rally protesting for Climate action from Snehapuri colony to Ambedkar statue, Habsiguda X Roads, by the student volunteers.
  • 16th August 2019 Rakshabandhan Celebrations at Sadhana home: On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, NSS committee organised a program at Sadhana Institute for Mentally Disabled, coordinated by NSS committee members Ms. Jyothi Sree lecturer Department of Commerce and Ms. Swarnalatha lecturer Department of MBA. A team of 15 students along with Ms. Jyothi Sree celebrated Rakshabandhan with mentally disabled students. The volunteers tied rakhees and distributed sweets and refreshments to the students.
  • 23rd to 27th July 2019, Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Program -50hrs: As a part of Institutional social responsibility College has adopted a nearby slum Murukulabasti, near Nacharam area with an aim to develop it in all aspects. NSS units have chosen this area to take up the Swachh Bharat Summer internship program for the academic year 2019-2020 with an aim to fulfil the task given by NSS, OU and be helpful to the people in the slums. The duration of the program was five days from 23rd to 27th July 2019, with ten student volunteers under the guidance of NSS program officers of the college Mrs. Hymavathi lecturer department of Chemistry and Miss. Rajeetha lecturer department of Microbiology.
  • 21st June 2019, Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2019 for the faculty who actively participated in the Yoga session.
  • 13th July 2019 An orientation program was conducted for all the first year students to make them aware of the activities of NSS unit in the College. Ms. Vani Sree HoD, department of Biochemistry, enlightened them about the different activities taken up by the NSS Committee during 2018-19
  • 15th April 2019NSS Units of college in Collaboration with HMWSSB and Snehapuri colony association has initiated WALC (Water Leadership and Conservation), to bring wide awareness in the need for water harvesting and water recycles.They spread the spirit through thousands of volunteers all over the 6 zones of Hyderabad. In this regard HMWSSB conducted an Orientation on 15th April 2019 at College auditorium followed by the rally by the NSS volunteers in the Snehapuri colony.

NSS Activities of 2018-19

Swachh Bharath Summer Internship program:(19-06-2018 to 03-07 2018)

TAs per the guidelines of Government of India St.Pious X Degree and PG College for Women, have taken up100 hrs Swachh Bharath Summer Internship Program for 15 days i.e from 19th June to 3rd July 2018 at Erkalabasthi, Nacharam, with an aim to develop Skill and Orientation among student volunteers towards Swachhtha revolution. 15 final year Students of undergraduate course have enrolled for the program under the nodal officer Mrs. CH.S.R. Hymavathi.( NSS PO Unit-II) The different activities taken up were:

  1. Awareness campaigns on cleanliness
  2. Door to door campaigning on sanitation
  3. Awareness campaigns on disposal of waste
  4. Rallies on awareness of Swachhtha
  5. Swachtha mela on demonstration of construction of Compost pits and the advantages of using compost pits.
  6. Street Cleaning
  7. Bringing awareness of Swachh bharath program through wall painting on Public walls.

Student volunteers have actively and enthusiastically taken up this program and were appreciated by the local people for their service

Yoga day : ( 21-6-2018)

On account of International Yoga DayMS.Vanisree, NSS PO Unit-I,organiseda programme on Yoga in college auditorium, for NSS Volunteers. Yoga guru Mr.Prithvi raj from Patanjali organisation, explained how Yoga helps an individual to be healthy and fit. On the same day 50 NSS volunteers along with two NSS committee members attended the yoga programs organised by NSS, OU at OU garden and were appreciated by the people for their active participation.

State NSS Training Program On PFMS And EAT Module: (13-07-2018)

Mrs.Ch.S.V.R.Hymavathi NSS PO Unit-II attended one day Telangana state NSS training program on Public financial management system (PFMS and EAT module, at Osmania university conducted by NSS,OU.

Orientation Program:

An Orientation program for I year students was arranged separately for the B.Sc students and B.Com/BA/BBA students.For B.Sc students MS.Vanisree, NSS PO Unit-I explained about the activities of the NSS units of college and Mrs. CH.S.V.R. Hymavathi, NSS PO Unit-II explained forB.Com/BA/BBA . Interested volunteers were asked to enroll their names. The response was huge.

Selection for NIC camp:(9th Sep 2018)

Two NSS volunteers Sushma, NSS unit-I Shruthi, NSS unit-II attended national integration camp selections conducted in the month of August.

Blind March

100 NSS volunteers along with NSS PO Mrs. CH.S.V.R. Hymavathi participated in 2Km Blind fold walk, Sight-A-Thion- a joint initiative of Government of Telangana, SAKSHAM and NPCB, on 9th Sep 2018. This program is a part of National movement for prevention and mitigation of Corneal Blindness in India, Cornea Andhatv Mukt Bharath Abhiyan (CAMBA) and Eye donation fornight. Some of the NSS volunteers donated their eyes on this Occasion.

Swatch bharath program:(2-10-2018)

80 NSS volunteers, with NSS PO’S of Unit- I & II,MS.Vanisree and Mrs. CH.S.V.R. Hymavathi, actively participated in the Swachh Bharath program , organised by Government of Telanganaat MGBS on account of Gandhi jayanthi. The service provided by NSS volunteers was greatly appreciated.


Rashtriya Ektha Diwas was celebrated in remembrance of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and his contributions to the freedom struggle and unity of independent India, in College Auditorium on 31st Oct 2018. On this occasion NSS PO MS.Vanisree enlightened the Volunteers on Political and personal life of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and advised them to inculcate few of his qualities, followed by “Pledge On Unity” and “Walk for Unity” by the NSS volunteers.

Selection for Pre-RD: (13-11-2018)

Ms.Geetha and Ms.Lavanya from NSS unit-II has attended selections for Pre-RD conducted at OU Ms. Lavanya has qualified to the second round.

National Youth Day: (12-01-2019)

As a part of National youth day celebrations on occasion of birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Ms. Rajitha and 50 NSS volunteers from unit-I & II participated in programs such as ‘Seminar on Women Empowerment’, Awareness lecture on Organ donation’, ‘Discussion on Social activities’ held at Marri Chenna reddyhall, Tarnaka.

Extension activity: (13-01-2019)

As a tribute to the former chief minister Marri Chenna reddy, on his 100th birth anniversary food donation was done to 12 orphanages, Ms. Vani Sree NSS PO unit-I and 50 volunteers from unit-I & II actively participated in this program rendering their service by packing the food and serving the orphans.

Republic Day: (26-01-2019)

On Republic day in association with CSR foundation Ms. Preethi and Ms. Swarna along with 100 volunteers from unit-I&II actively participated in youth meet held at Marri Chenna reddy hall, Tarnaka, The programs held were Rally, Awareness program on Social activities, Debate competition, our volunteers were appreciated for their sincere participation.

Tribute to CRPF Jawans: (21-02-2019)

As a support to the deceased CRPF Jawans at Pulwama attacka candle light tribute was observed by Correspondent Sr. Japamala, Principal Sr. Velangini, all the NSS volunteers of the college and Faculty under the supervision of NSS unit-I PO Ms. Vani Sree and NSS unit-II PO Mrs. CH.S.V.R. Hymavathi, at the college followed by collection of donations from all the students, faculty and management. RS.11,000 was collected by end of the day and was donated to India’s Brave hearts, Ministry of Home affairs, Government of India.

Extension activity: (02-03-2019)

70 NSS Volunteers of NSS unit-I&II and. MS, Nazreen Saba attended program on “Empowering Women through Health and Hygiene” organised by JNTUH university in association with Organization for Women Hygiene, Health Education and Empowerment.

NSS Activities of 2017-18

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

  1. Swacchtha oath
  2. Greening the campus. Each class brought a potted plant giving the significance and took an oath to nurture the plant everyday.
  3. Cleaning the campus . The NSS volunteers cleaned the various areas in the campus , that included corridors, basket ball court, washrooms, laboratories and library.
  4. A rally on Swach Bharath was organized

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

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.

Day-1 (01/02/2018):

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-2 (02/02/2018):

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-3 (03/02/2018):

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.

DAY-4 (04/02/2018):

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-5 (05/02/2018):

 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.

DAY-6 (06/02/2018):

 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-7 (07/02/2018):

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:

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.