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National Service Scheme- NSS

The NSS of our college works with the objective of ‘’development of the personality of students through community service’’. NSS is the right platform where the youth involved with real-life social activities, and there by become responsible citizen of India. The Motto of NSS ‘Not me, but you’ reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the needs for selfless service and appreciation of other person’s point of view and to show consideration for fellow human beings. The aim of NSS unit of our college is to demonstrate this motto in all its activities.

The college has two NSS units with more than 100 volunteers.

On the basis of the activities carried out by our volunteers, the NSS unit of our college was selected as the best NSS unit in University level. Best NSS program officer award in the University level was secured by our program officer, Mr Anoop Arjunan Bahuleyan in 2020 and the best NSS volunteer award was secured by Sarath S (2019), Subin S Sudarshanan (2020) and Saranya S Chandran (2021).

Report of the activities of NSS
An innovative initiative of NSS unit of our college was the introduction of organic farming in the college campus. Two hectors of land were used for the project. All volunteers of NSS unit actively participated in preparing the land, seeding and watering the sprouts as well reaping the harvest. This project was carried out with the help and support of agricultural officers of Sreekaryam Krishibhavan. Varieties of crops were cultivated in these years.

Out Reach Programmes

Helping the Special school at Pothencode 21-12-2021
Helping the mentally retarded home of Somatheeram, Mithirmala 13-12-2021
Cleaning the  surroundings of Primary Health Center at Vilappilshala 29-10-2021
Helping the old age home at Malayinkil  29-10-2021
Kerala Voluntary Youth Action for 2 day District level Residential Training Volunteer participation 21-02-2020 to 22-02-2020
Attukal Pongala Green Protocol Volunteering, Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation,20-02-2020
Samrudhy Project Vachayoor,14-02-2020
Shramadan, University Campus  Karyavattom, 06-02-2020
Vimukti Jwala NSS unit participation, 01-02-2020, NSS Cell University of Kerala
Three day National Workshop on Capacity  Building on Lifeskills, Disaster Management and First Aid,14-01-2020 to 16-01-2020 Dept  of  History, School of Distant Education University of Kerala
Vimukti Anti drug Initiative Streetplay,06-01-2020
Vimukti Anti drug Initiative Survey on Alcoholism,03-01-2020
Samrudhi Project Shangumukham,NSS Unit participation,21-11-2019
Chidren’s day Celebration,14-11-2019, Gandhipuram Anganvaadi
Flashmob at Kochuveli Railway Station.02-11-2019
Sramadaan in Adopted village, Ayyankali Nagar
Vigillance Awareness Week 2019,streetplay,02-11-2019,Ayyankali Nagar
Ragalia International Cultural Fest,02-11-2019
World Palliative care Day, 12-10-2019, Ayyankali Nagar
State Level Volunteer Leadership Training Programme, 05-10-2019, BJM Govt. College and      KMML  Chavara
One day Motivational Training Course, 20-10-2019, Sreenarayana Guru International Study Centre
Gandhi Jayandhi Observation, 02-10-2019, Kochuveli Railway Station
Clean Village Drive,25-09-2019,Ayyankali Nagar Chellamangalam Ward
Monsoon Diseases Awareness Survey,25-09-2019, Ayyankali Nagar, Chellamangalam Ward
Honorary Degree To Dr  Jayananth, 22-08-2019, Senate Hall University of Kerala
Awareness  and Signature campaign,03-08-2019, Adopted Village
Volunteer participation, 30-07-2019, Senate Hall University of Kerala 
Old Age  Home Visit-    16-07-2019 Bethelgram Mukkolakkal,
Udyanam  Project  Thampuranmukku, 22-02-2019 
Inter-Institute Officials E-waste awareness session 15-02-2019 Govt, Arts College Thycaud
District Youth Parliament Volunteer participation 24-01-2019 District youth Parliament held at GLC Trivandram
Udyanam Project at Karamana,17-12-2018
National Intergration Camp Volunteer Participation, 10-12 -2018 to 16-12-2018
Samridhi Project Gandhipuram, NSS Unit Participation, 8-12-2018
Childerns Day Celebration, 14-11-2018, 4 Anganavadies –Gandhipuram, Rose Nagar, Chellamangalam,Kalluvila 
PFMS- Entry Completion Workshop, 04-10-2018, Computer Center University Of Kerala 
Gandhi jayandhi Initiative, Sreekaryam Mass Cleaning Drive, 2-10-2018, Sreekaryam  Junction and  Premises
Gandhi jayandhi Initiative, Indian Railways Cleaning,02-10-2018, Trivandrum Central Railway Station.
Gandhi jayandhi Initiative, University Campus Cleaning, 02-10-2018, Senate House Campus,Palayam
Residential Volunteer Leadership Training programme, 14th to16th -09 -2018, NSS Cell, Women’s College
National Seminar,19-07-2018 -20-07-2018
Aksharasree Literacy Survey Meeting 10-07-2018,Government HSS Sreekaryam
Akshrasree, 02-07-2018 PWD Rest House Thycaud
Sahajeevan- One Day Volunteers Camp Meet 02-07-2018Sahajeevan Special School Kaniyapuram 
Akshrahsree Literacy Survey, Kerala State Literacy Mission  and Thiruvananthapuram corporation 24-06-2018 Sreekaryam ward
Aksharasree, 08-06-2018 Government Guest house Thycaud 
Idanadu Mangalam Neeruvilakam Christian college Chengannur
NAAVYAM-2018-Phase 1, 22-08-2018 and 23-08-2018
Volunteer  Participation in Flood Relief Camps,18-08-2018, 19-08-2018
National Integration Camp-2017, 13-03-2018 to 19-03-2018Government of  Karnataka
Attukal Pongala, 2-03-2018, Attukal Devi Temple,TVM. 
EKATA-2011,14-01-2018, Sports Authority of  India 
Mrithasanjeevani 27-11-2017, V.J.T Hall, Palayam, TVM. 
Mrithasanjeevani 24-11-2017, NSS Office University Of Kerala 
Thiruvananthapuram College of Arts And Science 
Inter college Youth camp 201717-11-2017 to 19-11-2017 
Volunteer Leadership Training Camp 27th,28th, 29th /10-2017 
World Food Day 16-10-2017, Monday, Medical college
Gandhi Jayathi Varaghosham at Tagore Theater October 2 to 8
Mass Cleaning Programme at Sreekaryam 
NSS day celebration 24-09-2017 Sunday Ayyankali Nagar 
Ozone day celebration 16-9-2017 Saturday Ayyankali Nagar and College
Akkulam –Mega Cleaning Drive 29-08-2017 Akkulam Tourism park and Tourist village 
Volunteers distributing noon meals in Medical College 2017-2018
Pusthakathottil  Programme   Govt.L.P Thalachappalli Pothencodu 16-2-2017 to 13-03-2017
Eye testing at Adopted village(17-12-2016)Ayyankali Nagar
Survey  and Campaign against Drug in Adopted village 26-11-2017
Observation of Children’s day 14-11-2016 Govt. L.P School Manackkal
Volunteers Cleaning the premises of Community Hall in Ayyankali Nagar -2-10-2016 
Digital Indian conference at University of Kerala-1-09-2016
Mass run and Tree plantation drive at University 23-08-2016
Health survey -22-07-2016

Report of the activities of NSS during 2015-16

An innovative initiative of NSS unit of our college during 2015-16 was the introduction of Organic Farming in the college campus. Two hecters of land was ear-marked for the project. All volunteers of NSS unit actively participated in preparing the land, seeding & watering the sprouts as well as reaping the harvest. This project was carried out with the help and support of agricultural officers of SreekariamKrishiBhavan. Our vegetation  bagged the first place in the district for Institutional Organic Farming. Thirteen varieties of crops were cultivated in the project.

NSS volunteers of our unit participated in the following Camps during 2014-15

  1. Sujith S.J Participated in National Camp held at Manali from 16-10-2015 to 8-10-2015.
  2. Rajesh Kumar.V participated in Mega Camp from 19-01-2015 to 31-01-2015.
  3. Participated in the Leadership Training Camp at University Students Centre organised by NSS Cell, University of Kerala.
  4. Aravind P Vijayan, Sujesh S.J, Bipin B.S attended Orientation Class on “Blood Donation organised by Red Ribbon Club held at Maria Rani Training Centre Sreekaryam
  5. Volunteers participated in the Pre- Republic Day Parade.

The most appreciated activities of NSS during the year are:

  1. Handover of Benevolent Fund [Karunya Nidhi]- Our NSS volunteers took the initiative of helping their friend Mr. Sreeju Gopal of III DC Economics, suffering from kidney failure. An amount of Rs 4 Lakh was collected from staff and students for meeting the expenses of his Kidney transplant surgery. This amount was handed over to his father by Mr.Thushar Vellappally, Assistant Secretary SN Trusts in a grand function on 31.7.2014.
  2. Kashmir Flood relief fund- NSS unit collected Rs. 8001/- as Kashmir Flood Relief Fund from the teachers, students and non-teaching staff of the college.
  3. Renovation of house project- As part of its social service activities, the NSS unit decided to renovate the dilapidated house of an old poor woman Smt Sarasamma living near the college. Students and teachers donated voluntarily an amount of Rs One lakh towards its expense. The key of the new house was handed over by Sri Vakkom Purushothaman, Former Governer of Mizoram on Founder’s Day (7.11.2014).
  4. Snehanidhi: On Founder's day, NSS unit handed over Rs 25000/- to the parents of Jeevan Deepak, a teenage student who is suffering from heart disease.
  5. Pusthaka Thottil program- This was a book collection programme in which NSS volunteers collected more than 1300 books from teachers and students of the college. Dr.S Venumohan NSS Coordinator, University of Kerala inaugurated the function on 29.9.2014. The books were handed over to Smt. Sheela.K.S (Education & Sports Standing Committee Chairperson, Thiruvananthapuram Corporation) to be donated to the nearby adopted village.
  6. Thulika Award: A Handwritten-Magazine competition was conducted by the NSS unit to nurture the literary talents of students. Six departments of the college participated in this competition by releasing the following hand written magazines.
    English Scripting Minds I prize
    Economics The Face II prize
    Sociology Jyothirgamaya III prize
    Botany Ithalukal  
    Geology Samastha  
    Political Science Ullkazhcha  
    Prof. Asha G Vakkom presented the award to winners. Samuel Chellaya (Assistant Programme Officer, Govt. of India) delivered an introductory speech during this function.
  7. Run Kerala Run- About 100 NSS volunteers and members of the Physical Education Department organized Run Kerala Run, a mass run from college campus to Sreekariam, to show our support and encouragement for the 35th National Games at Thiruvananthapuram.
  8. As part of the ‘Suchitwa Mission Keralam’ program of Kerala State Suchitwa Mission for the National Games, our NSS unit along with the Chempazhanthy Gurukulam Residents association volunteered to clean the school premises of SN HSS.
  9. NSS Camp - The Annual Seven day Camp was inaugurated by Dr. J Prabhash (Head, Dept. of Political Science, University of Kerala). The Ward Councillors, Residents associations and other dignitaries participated in the function. The NSS unit participated in the cleaning of the Palayam Campus of University of Kerala. During the camp volunteers studied to make Paper Bags, Sandal Sticks etc. The volunteers participated in an Orientation class by Amir Shah R S, (Programme Officer, Suchitwa Mission Govt. of Kerala) on Environmental Degradation.
  10. Nakshatravanam program- The NSS unit along with the Nature club planted 27 saplings depicting 27 celestial stars, in the campus on 31.07.2014.
  11. Neem Plantation Program- Planted 50 neem saplings in the campus on 19.06.2014 in collaboration with Neem Green Kerala Charitable Organization.
  12. International Day for the Elderly- The NSS along with the Sociology department felicitated 10 elderly people in the nearby colony by providing clothes.
  13. A Safe Drive campaign supported by Bajaj India was organized for the girl students.
  14. National games- Our members of the NSS served as volunteers during the closing ceremony of 35th National Games at Thiruvananthapuram.  

Other activities carried out by NSS include a personality development class for newly inducted members by Sri G.V Hari, Lecturer, NSS HSS, Pandalam. NSS commemorated Environment day, Anti-narcotic day, Hiroshima day, Teachers day, World Aids day and Unity day in appropriate manner.

Credit Points and Grace Grade for NSS Volunteers</p>

Sl. No. Performance Grade Credit Weightage Points WGP WGP Cumulative limit
1 NSS volunteers
attended Republic
Day Parade
A 4 1 4
2 NSS volunteers attended National camp B 3 1 3
3 NSS volunteers having NSS
C 2 1 2
Maximum weight for performance in NSS 12.5

Programme Officers

Dr Saritha S R,
Assistant Professor & Head, Department of History.

Mr Abhilash T,
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

NSS Activities Gallery

Activities of NSS 2021

NSS Seven Day Camp Closing Function Session on 31-12-2021

NSS Seven Day Camp Inauguration Session on 25-12-2021

Snehatheeram visit

Sasthampara tourist village cleaning

Helping the nearest school for reopening after Covid 19 pandemic

Old age Home Visit

Pre-RD Camp selection

EKATA-Sports Authority of India

Campus Cleaning

Organic farming

Steel glass campaign


Vimukthi - Flashmob

Kochuveli Railway station cleaning

Green protocol volunteer Attukal Pongala

Paper Bag making

Re-using waste materials

Organic farming

Certificate of Best NSS programme officer 2021

Best NSS volunteer certificate 2021

Activities of NSS 2020

Certificate of best NSS Volunteer 2020

Activities of NSS 2019

Certificate of best NSS volunteer 2019

Activities of NSS 2018

Congrats Sulthana Firoza for winning NSS Best Volunteer Award.

Activities of NSS 2016

Activities of NSS 2015

Activities of NSS 2014