KNM Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam has two NSS units (24 A & B) running at present with a sanctioned strength of 200 volunteers.  It aims at the development of personality and a sense of participation in the process of nation building through community service.   The unit resumed its activities with the NSS motto “Not Me But You” that “reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings”.  The units implemented all programmes proposed by the university, including general programmes as well as seven days residential special camp.

All important days were observed and different competitions were conducted.

2014-15, Soju S.L., one of our volunteer got a golden opportunity to participate in the Republic Day Parade at New Delhi.

During 2013, Jibin Jose attended the South Zone Pre Republic Day Parade camp at Salem.  During 2014, Soju S L participated in the Pre-R D selection Camp conducted at University Stadium Thiruvnanthapuram and got selection for the10 day State Level Selection Camp at Trissur. During 2015, Praveen A B attended for 10 days Pre-RD camp at Mysore.

Our volunteers received the Best NSS Volunteer award continuously for the last three years               (During 2014, Jibin G Jose,  2015 Soju S L and 2016 Praveen A B)  from University of Kerala.

During 2011 Sri. Sunil John, our programme Officer, Muhammed Sanooj, and Arya Sankar, NSS Volunteers and during 2014  Gokul J B and Jibin G Jose, during 2014 Aswathy and 2016 Neemu Jose participated in the National NSS Adventure camp at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and  allied Sports Manali. They successfully completed the Adventure Camp and acquired proficiency in elementary skills of Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing, Trekking, Camping, Jungle craft,  Survival and Leadership. The Adventure Training was conducted in the Wilderness of the Himalayas.

We are regularly conducting blood donation camps in the college to motivate the students for blood donation. During 2014, our unit received an award from All Kerala Blood Donors Society for conducting highest number of Blood Donation Camps.  Noopura Daniel, Akash S S and Roshin got  appreciation for donating maximum times during the period.

During 2012,  Agila G B and Roshin R S, During 2014, Praveen A B, Aswathy P L and Nithin Murali participated in Leadership Training Camp at Bishop Moore College, Maveelikkara. During 2016,Akash S S and Ajil Das attended three day NSS Volunteer Leadership Training camp at Government College Kariavattom.

            During 2014,Aswathy P.L., Aswathy P.G, and Nithin Murali attended the state level camp on skill development.

Our volunteers conducted a public awareness kiosk – open window at Central Railway station,  Thiruvananthapuram during 2014, for promoting the message of community mental health. Different outreach programmes were also organized and Janakeeya Maanaseeka Arogya Bodhavalkkarana Paripadi- at Jawahar Central School was one among them.

As a part of the 35th National Games in our state , our NSS unit also participated in mass awareness programme named RUN KERALA RUN.

Other programmes are:

·         Campus cleaning

·         All important days were observed with various activities in our college.

·         Anti Ragging Awareness programme

·         Environment protection programmes

·         Legal awareness programmes

·         Medical awareness programmes

·         Palliative care programmes and old age home visit

·         Fire and safety awareness programme

·         Kitchen garden- an awareness programme

·         Interaction with experts from various fields

The N S S Programme  Officers   participated in  the meeting held by  Kanjiramkulam Grama Panchyath to discuss the conduction  of Swachch Bharath Campaign and other programmess.  Dr. Rani L and Dr. Sindhu C A are leading the NSS unit of our college as Programme Officers.