National Cadet Corps is a Tri-Services Organization comprising the Army, Navy and Air Force, engaged in grooming the youth The Leaders of Tomorrow into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The genesis of the NCC can be traced back to the First World War when the British created the University Corps as the second line of defense and to have a large pool of trained youth available for employment into the Armed Forces.
After independence the present day NCC under the Ministry of Defense came into existence on 16th Apr 1948 through NCC act XXXI, 1948. NCC was formally inaugurated on 15thJul 1948 as soon as the schools and colleges reopened after summer vacation. The Girls Division of the NCC was started in Jul 1949. In 1950 Air Wing was added on 01 Apr with one Air squadron each at Bombay and Kolkata. The Naval Wing of the NCC was raised in Jul 1952, thus completing the true representation of all services in the Corps. Presently, NCC has approximately 13 Lakhs Cadets under its fold.
Training forms the backbone of the NCC. This gives not only the shape and form to the corps but controls all the sensitive and vital nerves of the organization. A tremendous amount has been achieved by the corps through its well regulated system of intensive training which includes Basic, Advance and Specialised training, with major stress being laid on training camps. The training in the NCC is conducted through a three-tier system of training staff, consisting of Regular Officers, Whole Time Officers, Whole Time Lady Officers, Associate NCC Officers (ANOs), Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs), Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and their equivalents from the Navy and the Air Force as Permanent Instructor Staff, Girl Cadet Instructors (GCIs), Civil Gliding Instructors (CGIs), Ship Modeling Instructors (SMIs) and Aero Modeling Instructors (AMIs).
In our college, before starting NCC, ArulmiguPalaniandavarCollegeof Arts&Culture Cadet Corps was started on 06.12.1972, under the guidance and leadership of S.M.Arumugam,V.R.Kalyani,Lt.S.Sivasanmugam, Lt. M.Purushothaman,Major R. Murugesan with consisting of 60 cadets. From 2002 to 2013 Captain D.Manokaran was the NCC officer. From 2013 onwards Lt.K.Pakiyaraj is the NCC officer of our college.
3/14 (TN) BN NCC,
A.P.A. College of Arts and Culture,
NCC cadets of our college have their own life, service style, work style, cultural style in engaging and committing themselves in multifarious training and extension Programme on the campus and off the campus. They have attended 40 training periods officially as on institutional training. 20 extra training periods extra officially and 10 farm service extension Programme at our College. Presently 60 cadets are on the roll. 15 cadets are going to appear for B Certificate Examination and 15 cadets are going to appear for Certificate C examination (Feb 27 & 28, 2016). In the previous training year certificate examinations, all cadets have secured pass with good grades.
All cadets have undergone combined annual training camp at Usilampattifrom 15th Sep& 24th Sep 2015. Various activities they had rendered were reception, accommodation, Shrine hall arrangements, food distribution, mass orientation and control, first aid, dismantling, traffic control and escorting of VIP.
Like this year a cadet by name R.Muneeswaran II-B.A.,Tamil had an opportunity to participate in RDC event at New Delhi.
National Service Scheme is a student – centered programme and it is complementary to education. It is a noble experiment in academic extension. It inculcates the spirit of voluntary work among students and staffs through sustained community interaction. It brings our academic institutions closer to the society. It is a link between the campus and community, the college and village, knowledge and action. The overall aim of NSS is the Personality Development of students through community service. It gives an extension dimension to Higher Education system and orients the student youth to community service.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year, 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 linkage. National Service Scheme Starting with an enrolment of 40000 students in 37 Universities covering all states, the coverage of NSS students increased to about 26.6 lakhs (2006-07) in 198 Universities, 9117 colleges,1196 Technical Institutions, 7542 Plus Two Schools and 41 Plus Two Vocational Higher Secondary Directorates. During its 39 years of fruitful existence more than 2.7crore students have so far benefited from this largest student-volunteer ship programme in the world.
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.
To enable the students to understand the community in which they work.
To understand themselves in relation to their community.
To identify the needs and problems in the community in the solution of which they can be involved.
To develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities.
To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
To develop capacity to meet emergencies and national disasters.
To practice national integration.
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. It 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 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 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.
NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes & activities.
Our college has Four NSS Units and the NSS Units have organized several programmes for betterment of the society. Every year the volunteers create awareness on Cancer. The NSS units conduct a More than Ten Special Camps around the Palani Region during the year 2008-2015. In addition to that for the last Seven years the NSS units conduct Free Eye Screening Camp for the benefit of the students and staff members. From this Academic year (2015-2016) The NSS units select volunteers, one who do selfless service to the society and award them with The Best NSS Volunteer Award and Shield, every year.
|S.NO||UNIT.NO||NAME OF THE PROGRAMME OFFICER|
Department of Economics
|02||139||DR.R.MANOKARAN M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., |
Department of Indian Culture
Department of Indian Culture
Department of Commerce (SF)
Regular activities include projects such as
Yoga and Personality Development
Eco Friendly Activities
Devotees and Pilgrims Guidance service and festival Mass Control
Independence day and Republic day Parade
Blood Donation and Special Eye Check up camps
Cancer, AIDS and Health Awareness Programmes
Road Safety Week
National Voters Day
National youth Day
Untouchability Eradication day
Village adoption and its development,
Work in Awareness Programmes.
The NSS Units organize a 10 OR 7 days Special camp in different selected rural areas. Projects are selected according to needs of the rural life. Camps are held annually, funded by the government of India, and are usually located in a rural village or a city suburb. Volunteers may be involved in such activities as
Planted trees inside the campus as well as in various schools in the adopted villages.
Stage shows or a procession creating awareness of such issues as social problems, education and cleanliness
Cleaning The Street, Bond, School Campus, Temple Premises And Graveyard
Awareness Programmes and Rallies
Eco Friendly Activities
Inviting doctors for health camps
Personality and Skill Development Programmes
Temple Premises Cleaning
Our NSS units conducted the 10 Special Camps during the Period 2008-2013
Our NSS units conducted one Special Camps during the Period 2013-2015
Red Ribbon Club is an international symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness. Since 1991 Red Ribbon Club is a movement started by the Government of India in educational institutions, through which students will be made aware about AIDS. December 1st is observed as World AIDS Day to emphasize solidarity and support for people living with H.I.V
Red Ribbon Club is a platform where skill and knowledge building session are conducted for the youth population. Through RRC youth are encouraged to learn about safe and healthy lifestyles. The strategy is to promote health seeking behavior and voluntary blood donation as well as enable them to become change agents in HIV & AIDS prevention programs in the state.
The RRC aims at harnessing the potential of youth by equipping them with correct information on HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support and Treatment. It also aims to build their capacities as peer educators to spread right messages on health seeking behavior and healthy living. They will also be motivated to create enabling environment and increasing voluntary blood donations from among youth.
Equipping youth with correct information on HIV/AIDS Prevention, treatment, Care and Supporting
To reduce new occurrences of HIV infection among youth by raising their risk perception through awareness on HIV prevention methods.
To induce the spirit among youth to help and support people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) thereby reducing stigma and discrimination against PLHWAs.
To motivate youth.
Red like Love, as a symbol of passion and tolerance for those affected.
Red like Blood, representing the pain caused by many people who have AIDS..
Red like the anger about the helplessness about which we are facing for a disease for which there is still no cure..
Red is a sign of warning not to carelessly ignore one of the biggest problems of our time.
Our College has well organized RRC unit with total volunteer of ____ students. The unit conducts AIDS awareness program for the student’s society, through various adepts in this field. The awareness program have been headed by famous Doctors, Consultants from STI, ICTC, STD – Government Hospital, Palani, Planning Organizer – HIV affected Welfare Association, Dindigul.
|NAME OF THE PROGRAMME OFFICER|
|Dr. A. SHIBU M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D., SET
Department of Botany