National Service Scheme (NSS)

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides opportunity to the student youth of Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities &programmes.The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since inception of the NSS in the year 1969, colleges and Institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programmes. The first unit of the NSS was started in 2012 in this college. Members are selected on the basis of their aptitude.The NSS units of our college are engaged in social awareness and cultural programmes.It provides diversified opportunities to students in our college to develop their personality through community service.

ACTIVITIES OF NSS

NSS volunteers of St. Mary’s College Puthanangadi, on observing the Gandhi Jayanthi, cleaned the KSRTC bus stand, Perinthalmanna. NSS coordinator Mr Abdul Navas monitored the activities of the students

On 18/08/2019 NSS volunteers of St. Mary’s college Puthanangadi extended their hands to help the peopleofPothukal, Nilambur, who faced a dreadful flood that took away all their valuables and made their lives miserable. Mr. Narayanan, NSS coordinator, organized and monitored the activities of the students and the entire team was appreciated by the honourableVice Chancellor Dr. K Mohammed Basheer, University of Calicut.

To save nature, NSS unit of St. Mary’s college conducted a campaign on 25th December 2019. Fifty NSS volunteers, under the leadership of Mr. Narayananan, NSS coordinator, planted trees on both sides of SH 73( Valanchery- Nilambur state highway). A meeting was held to entrust a few students to take care of the planted trees.

Under the guidance of NSS unit, students of St. Mary’s college, Puthanangadi conducted a Covid survey on 28th and 29th of December 2020. Students visited Covid affected areas in Perinthalmanna and collected details of Covid patients. Trained volunteers of NSS gave precautionary instructions to defend the pandemic. Fifty NSS volunteers took part in the campaign under the leadership of Mr. Narayanan, NSS Coordinator.

This is to certify that volunteers of NSS unit, St. Mary’s College Puthanagadi have proven their social commitment by conducting a covid survey on 28th and 29th December 2020.

NSS unit of St. Mary’s college, as a part of Swachh Bharath Mission, cleaned the sides of SH 73 from Puthanangadi to MES Medical college, Malaparamba on 24th December 2019. Mr. Narayanan, coordinator of NSS unit, led fifty students in the activity

This is to certify that volunteers of NSS unit, St. Mary’s College Puthanagadi have proven their social commitment by conducting a covid survey on 28th and 29th December 2020.

As a part of upholding social commitments, a blood donation camp was organized by the NSS students of St. Mary’s college in collaboration with HDFC bank Perinthalmanna& Blood Bank Perinthalmanna on 12/11/2019 for the First year Degree students. More than fifty students donated blood and showed their social commitment. The event was organized by first year NSS students and monitored by Mr. Narayanan( NSS coordinator). Rev fr. Denny Cholappallil(The Principal, St. Mary’s college) and Dr. K Balachandran ( HOD of Commerce Dept.) conveyed felicitation.

NSS volunteers of St. Mary’s college Puthanangadi cleaned the premises of the Co-operative Milk Supply Society, Pariyapuram on 22/12/2019. NSS Coordinator, Mr Narayanan, monitored the activities of the students. All Second Year NSS volunteers participated and proved their social commitment.

As a part of Covid-19 defense,the NSS volunteers of St.Mary’sCollegePuthanangadi distributed masks to traders and auto drivers in Puthanangadi and Perinthalmanna on 02/10/2010 and proved their social commitment. Fr. Denny Cholappallil( The Principal,St. Mary’s college) Rev. Fr. VargheseKochuparambil (The Vice Principal) and Mr. Narayanan(NSS coordinator) were there to coordinate the programme.

NSS volunteers of St. Mary’s College,Puthanangadi, took an initiative to collect fund for Pain and Palliative, Perinthalmanna unit on 30/01/2021. NSS volunteers sought the contribution of travelers, auto drivers and people who arrived at the market and shopping malls. They exhibited pluck cards to highlight the values of charity.

St. Mary’s college
Puthanangadi PO Angadippuram
Via Malappuram Dist Kerala – 679321