Eco club is a platform on which we got the knowledge about environment. The meaning of an eco club in a group who works to contribute to improving environmental conditions. They offer programs and activities to encourage others to reduce pollution, plant trees, and more.
Eco club or green club is a voluntary group which promotes the participation of students in learning about, and improving their environment. A green club is a means by which students and youth can organize themselves to learn more and this issue, and also take action to improve their immediate environment.
For teachers, it is a wonderful opportunity to create awareness, build attitudes and help students take up activities in real world, in a way in which the constraints of the classroom and curriculum will not allow.
A green club can thus help to extend boundaries and scope of the formal educational system encouraging creativity, and improving students for constructive action.
Green club activities can help the teacher to meet the objectives of environmental education, which are to create awareness and sensitivity among individuals and social groups to the total environment and its allied problems. Impart knowledge to help individuals and social groups gain a variety of experiences in and acquire a basic understanding of, the environment and its associated problems.
Build attitudes to help individuals and social groups acquire a set of values and feelings of concern for environment, and the motivation for actively participating in environmental improvement and protection.
Teach skills to help individuals and social groups for identify and solve environmental problems.
Eco Clubs play an important role in creating environmental awareness amongst the future generation.
The activities under the scheme include:
Programme Coordinator :
Dr. S. Raja, Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous)
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year in 1969. Aimed at developing student's personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Colleges, Universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community (esp. Villages) linkage.
The programme aims to instill the idea of social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. it also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster's victims.
The motto of NSS is ‘NOT Me But You’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS)
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 welfare of 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.
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.
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.
The programme aims to inculcate social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. It also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster victims.
NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
The National Service Scheme of the College has seven units with 500 active student volunteers working for the social, economic and educational welfare of society.
The National Service Scheme of the College has seven units with 500 active student volunteers working for the social, economic and educational welfare of society. The Units are functioning with resounding success under the able guidance of these NSS Programme Officers:
Aided (3 Units)
Unaided (2 Units)
Dr. R. Velmurugan (Unit - I)
Dr. K. Palanivel (Unit - IV)
Dr. P. Chitra (Unit - II)
Dr. A. Amuthalakshmi (Unit - V)
Dr. P. Matheswaran (Unit - III)
CBCS (Choice Based Credit System)
NSS is included in the curriculum as a co-curricular activity. At the end of the sixth semester volunteers have to show satisfactory performance in the regular activities as well as the special camping programmes of the NSS, with 75% attendance, to add one credit point to their degrees. The Student volunteers work for two years or 240 hours of their Undergraduate study period. Their service to the society is categorized under two dimensions:
(1) Regular Activities
(2) Special Camping Programmes.
NSS Adopted Villages:
A. Typical projects:
B. Special Camping Programme (Seven days Residential Special Camp)
C. Flagship Programmes:
1. Environment Awareness Programme
2. Greening of the surrounding Project
3. Anti-Drug Campaign
4. Energy Conservation Programme
5. Anti-Ragging Programme
6. First-aid Training Programme
7. Skill Development Campaign
8. Traffic Awareness Programme
9. Water conservation Programme
10. Voter Awareness Programme
11. Parthenium Eradication and Awareness Campaign.
D. Special Projects:
1. Drops of Love – Blood donation campaign
E. Regular Activities:
(a) Environment Enrichment Programmes:
1) Plantation of trees, their preservation and upkeep (each NSS Unit should plant and protect at least 100 saplings in and around the campus and in the adopted Places)
2) Creation of NSS parks/gardens, Vegetable gardens and Medicinal gardens.
3) Anti-plastic campaigns – eco friendly Bag making unit.
4) Vegetable/Medicinal/ Ornamental Garden
5) Chlorination of village ponds and wells.
6) Vermi-compost project in each unit. Popularization and construction of Gobar Gas Plants-use of non-conventional energy.
7) Waste Management Programme – Land, Air & Water Pollution
8) Rainwater harvesting.
(b) Greening of the surrounding:
Documentation of Saplings planted in and outside the campus.
(c) Health Awareness Programmes:
1) Anti – Drug Campaign.
2) First – Aid Training Programme
3) Blood – Donation campaign
4) Dengue awareness campaign
5) AIDS Awareness Programme.
6) Healthy Food Habits.
7) Healthy Life Style.
8) Medical camps
d) Educational Programmes:
1) Legal Literacy programme
2) Computer Literacy programme c) Consumer Awareness Programme
3) Human Rights Awareness Programme
4) Career Guidance Programme
5) Traffic Awareness Programme.
6) Value Education Programme
7) Communicative Skill i) Personality Development & Leadership Classes.
8) Stress /Disaster Management Programme.
9) Effective Parenting.
10) Energy Conservation Programme.
e) Women Empowerment Programmes:
1) Programmes of educating people and making them aware of women’s rights, both Constitutional and legal.
2) Creating consciousness among women that they too contribute to economic and social well being of the community.
3) Creating awareness among women that there is no occupation or vocation which is not Open to them.
4) Imparting training to women in sewing, embroidery, knitting and other skills where ever possible.
f) Social Service Programmes:
1) Two days in a Palliative Care Centre.
2) Work in institutions meant for physically and mentally handicapped.
3) Organizing blood donation camps and eye-pledge programmes.
4) Work in Orphanages, homes for the aged etc.
5) Work in welfare organizations of women.
6) Prevention of slums through social education and community action.
7) Programmes for making villages self sufficient.
8) Soap making units, Paper carry bag making unit, tailoring unit
g) Relief & Rehabilitation work during Natural calamities:
1) Disaster Management Programme - Assisting the authorities at the time of natural disasters and calamity.
h) Creation of Durable Assets:
1) Home for the Homeless
2) Libraries in adopted places, hospitals, etc.
3) Construction of sanitary latrines.
The Youth Red Cross (YRC) Unit of our college was established in the year 2004 under NSS. YRC Unit is now independent and is under the YRC Zone of the University which in turn is the part of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Tamil Nadu Branch.
Youth represent a substantial part of the membership of Red Cross renowned for its humanitarian commitment. Young volunteers can make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable people within their local communities through Red Cross Youth programme. This has been designed to involve young people as much as possible in the movement and its activities not only as workers and also as beneficiaries.
The IRCS is functioning throughout India with "Seven Fundamental Principles" such as:
Youth Red Cross is based on three principles:
The College YRC unit focuses on the following areas:
Dr. C. Ravichandran
Department of Mathematics(Aided)
Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous), coimbatore.
Red Ribbon Club-ARIBAS is envisaged to instill among all the students in the educational institutions values of service, develop healthy life styles, and increase availability of safe and adequate quantities of blood to all the needy. It also aim at harnessing the positional of the youth by equipping them with correct information on mental health, substance abuse, nutrition and reproductive health: and building their capacities as peer educators in spreading message on positive health behaviour in an enabling environment.
It was established in the year 2009 in ARIBAS by the students under the guidance of teacher coordinators. The initiatives were guided upon by GSACS(Gujarat State AIDS Control Society) and NACO(National AIDS Control Organization). The club is run by student volunteers and aims to serve various purposes like awareness against drug abuse, substance abuse, anti-AIDS campaign, inspires blood donation etc. Another chief purpose is the empowerment and overall development of youth. ‘Getting to zero’, in terms of HIV prevalence is the ultimate goal.
Dr.K.Krishnaveni,Assistant Professor in Chemistry (Aided)
SHE is the orgin, SHE is the destiny
With a view of intellectual upliftment *The Women Empowerment Cell* equips the female students enabling them to break barriers physically and mentally throughout their endeavours.
WEC visions in providing platforms for women to voice their opinions and empower them . It comprises of Women who share multiple ideologies to bring in vibrant changes to instill personal power and positivity
To create awareness of the Women’s Right and to empower Women
Dr. R. Sumathi, Assistant Professor in English(A)
Faculty members :
Dr. M. Revathi Bala
Dr. P.K. Kavitha Shri
Dr. P. Kathireswari
Dr. P. Chithra
Dr. M.K. Praseeda
Mrs. S. Kalpana Devi
This College pays equal attention for harmonious growth of both the body and mind of the students. The College believes in following the dictum ‘a Sound Mind in a Sound Body’. The Department of Physical Education, ever since its inception in 1975, has been making all our efforts to train the students in Indoor and Outdoor games.
Aim & Objectives:
The college has spacious grounds for playing outdoor games like Volleyball, Kabaddi, Badminton and Basket Ball etc. The students are given intensive training every day in playing many sports and games, with the training provided by professional coaches. There is also a modern, state-of-the-art gymnasium for the benefit of both men and women students of the College, in order to keep their body and physique in a very good shape.
The Department of Physical Education has been organizing a number of Sports Events for the benefit of teaching and non-teaching staff of this College. The numbers of Students have won prize in many sports meets, conducted both inside and outside Tamilnadu, in events like Chess, Badminton, and Volley Ball, Power Lifting, Shooting, Teakwondo, Cycling, Best Physique, Cricket, Table Tennis and Athletics competitions.
Dr. P. K. KAVITHASHRI
Director, Department of Physical Education
Mobile : 9597789099
E-mail :firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Mr. N. SURESH
Assistant Director of Physical Education
Mobile : 9688780191
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
An exclusive gymnasium cum fitness centre equipped with modern fitness machine caters to the health conscious students and staffs.
Equipment Available in Fitness Centre:
Open Air Gymnasium:
The National Cadet Corps is an Indian military cadet corps with its Headquarters at New Delhi, Delhi, India. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. National Cadet Corps is a Tri-Services Organization, comprising the Army, Navy and Air Force, engaged in grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The National Cadet Corps in India is a voluntary organization which recruits cadets from high schools, colleges and universities all over India. The Cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades.
Motto: Unity and Discipline.
Aims of NCC:
DG's Four Cardinals of Discipline:
NCC Boys Wing:
National Cadet Corps with its Army STARTED IN THE YEAR 1982 and Air wingBoys in association with PSG College of Arts & Sciencehas always been the pride of the College and Col. P.V. Manoj, Commanding Officer, 4 (TN) BN NCC, Coimbatore, accorded permission to raise the strength from 90 to 104 cadetsin the college from 2019-2020 Training year under the leadership of the Associate NCC officer Lt. Dr. A. Manimaran, Asst Professor in Chemistry of our College. NCC Cadets regularly represent the college at Republic Day camp , All India ThalSainik camp and All India VayuSainik Camp at Bangalore. Cadets also participate in National Integration camps at Rajesthan, New Delhi, Maharastra, Bihar and MP and also actively participate in Trekking expeditions.
NCC Girls Wing:
Commanding Officer, 5(TN) Girls Bn NCC, Coimbatore, accorded permission to raise one unit of NCC Girls Wing with strength of 104 cadets in the college from 25.06.04. Consequently, the unit was inaugurated by Col.P.P. Oka, Group Commander, NCC Group Head Quarters, Coimbatore on 08.07.04 under the leadership of the N.C.C. officer Dr.Capt. P. K. Kavitha Shri of the College. Our College has a Girls Wing NCC unit which is functioning under the guidance of NCC Officer Dr.Capt. P. K. Kavitha Shri. Only first year UG students can enroll as NCC cadets.
Drill, shooting, Physical fitness, map reading, First aid, Gliding/Flying, boat pulling, sailing and camp training covering basic of military training in Army, Navy and Air Force.
This training is mostly carried out in schools and colleges by the cadets. In addition, depending upon the type of service, basic knowledge of that service is imparted to the cadets e.g gliding , powered flying for Air Wing cadets and boat pulling, sailing for Naval Wing cadets form part of institutional training. These activities comprise approximately 50% of the entire syllabus.
This is the most imp aspect of NCC Trg and hence great emphasis on institutional trg to be given. State DDG's to issue comprehensive instrs on organising the Institutional Trg at Gp / Unit level.
Following actions will be taken to improve the standard of trg.
Cadets must be made to understand the aim and purpose of teaching drill, so that they are suitably motivated and do not take it as "fatigue". Emphasis will be laid on correct bearing, marching, saluting and arms drill. Inter-squad competitions may be organized to create interest.
Cadets generally take keen interest in wpntrg and firing. Units must liaise with nearby Service and Para-Military Units to ensure that all cdts get an opportunity to fire their authorized amn. Use of firing simulators may be made to optimize trg efforts where possible.
Adventure activities have been incorporated in NCC training with the aim of inculcating and strengthening leadership traits amongst the cadets. These activities in NCC can be broadly divided into the following.
1. Land based - Mountaineering,RockClimbing,Trekking.
2.Water based - Sailing Expedition,White Water Rafting,ScubaDiving, River Crossing.
3.Air based - Parasailing.
Youth Exchange programme:
This is a very important activity. It is done to increase international understanding and bolster awareness. These exchanges are done with NCC community of 10 countries namely Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Maldives, Nepal, Singapore, UK, Russia and Vietnam at international level.
All OC Units are keeping a check of Institutional trg regularly to ensure proper attendance. Attendance registers are marked before the commencement of the parade and NOT repeat NOT after the parade.
All DDG's are putting an effective monitoring mechanism which is in place to check attendance and conduct of this trg.
NCC Social Service Activities:
NCC has adopted community development activities with the aim of imbibing amongst cadets selfless service to the community, dignity of labour importance of self help, need to protect the environment and to assist weaker sections of the society in their upliftment. This was envisaged through programmes involving:
The eligibility conditions and the general procedure for the conduct of the Certificate Examination for Cadets of Senior and Junior Division/Wings NCC(All wings) have been issued by this HQ from time to time. The aim of this Directive is to consolidate all such instruction and revise these, where necessary.
Type of Examination:
The type of Certificate Examination and the unit in which these are held are given below
Type of Certificate NCC Unit
NCC Certificate 'B'& 'C' Senior Division/Wing NCC
Eligibilities for Certificate Examination:
For "B" Certificate Examination(Senior Division)
1. The Cadet must be in second year of SD/SW NCC Training
2. Must have attended one Annual Training Camp/NIC/Attachment training with regular Army, Navy, Air Force Units.
3. Cadets possessing 'A' Certificate will be awarded 10 bonus marks.
4. The cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of total training period laid down in the syllabus for the first and second years for Senior Division Wing NCC (All Wings). Break in the NCC service of the cadet SD/SE prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his service for Certificate 'B' Examination. In case the break exceed 18 months the following procedure will be adopted.
"If he had been on the unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total periods during his NCC service he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for certificate 'B' Examination. In all other cases where above conditions are not fulfilled, the cadet must attend a minimum 75% periods of the first and second years of training."
5. An Air Wing Cadet must do a minimum of 10 Glide launches.
For "C" Certificate Examination(Senior Division):
1. Cadet must have passsed 'B' certificate.
2. The Cadet must be in second/third year of SD/SW NCC Training
3. The Cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of the periods of 3rd year syllabus during the academic session.
4. Break in the NCC Service of the SD/SW Cadet prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his previous service for Certificate 'C' examination. In case the break exceeds 18 months, the following procedure will be adopted
"If he had been on the Unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total period during his NCC service, he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for Certificate 'C' examination. In all other cases where above conditions are not fulfilled, the Cadet must attend a minimum of 75% periods of the first and second year of training."
5. Must have attended two Camp.
Permission to Appear in Certificate Examination after Discharge:
Cadets who ceased to be on rolls of NCC may be permitted to appear for certificate 'A' Examination for Junior Division/Wing and 'B' &"C" for Senior Division/Wing NCC at their own expenses within a period of 12 months of their discharge from the NCC, provided they were otherwise eligible at the time of their discharge.
The ex-cadet so eligible can appear for the examination at any place in India by applying for the same, alongside with discharge certificate, to Local Unit Commander. The Group Commander is empowered to accept such requests from the ex-cadets.
Choice Based Credit System (CBCS):
4(TN) Boys NCC:
5 (TN) Girls NCC:
Capt.Dr. P. K. Kavithashri, Associate NCC Officer, Mobile : 9597789099
Vacancies Reserved For NCC Cadets in Armed Forces
(For Short Service Commission)
DIRECT ENTERY in the ARMED FORCE (No entrance exam, Direct SSB for Cadets holding ‘C’ certificate)
Incentives given to cadets during recruitment in other organizations
Bonus marks/ weightage/ preference given in the recruitment
Para-Military Forces : BSF/CISF/ITBP/Coastal Guard
Bonus marks/ weightage/ preference given in the recruitment.
Ministry of Telecommunications
Bonus marks/weightage/ preference given in the recruitment.
NCC 'B'/'C' Certificate holders are considered eligible for recruitment to gazetted posts.
NCC 'C' certificate
NCC 'C' certificate holders are given preference in the recruitment of Civilian Gliding Instructors/ Girl Cadet Instructors/ NCC Whole Time Lady Officers and Aero/Ship Modeling Instructors
Preference given to the NCC Cadets in State Government Services including Police.
Sahara India and many other top industries pick up NCC cadets possessing 'C' certificate for various jobs in their companies.
Government of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission while selecting candidates to the post in civil services which are under its purview takes into consideration, the NCC ‘C’ Certificates possessed by the candidates.
Government of Pondicherry
NCC 'A'/'B'/'C' certificate holders are given preference in selection to various posts in all Departments, especially in Police force.
Indian Army NCC Special Entry Scheme
UPSC : https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Employeement : http://employmentnews.gov.in/NewEmp/Home.aspx
COIMBATORE, the fast growing industrial hub of Kongunadu had the need for more colleges during the 70s, and this demand was fulfilled on 12th August 1973, the day on which Kongunadu Arts and Science College came into existence.
Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous),
GN Mills, Coimbatore - 641029. Tamil Nadu, INDIA
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