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.


NSS Report 2021-22

In the academic year 2021-22, NSS unit of Govt. KNM Arts and Science College, conducted several programs for the NSS volunteers to improve their leadership quality, enhance their commitment towards society etc. The following were the key programs conducted.

  1. Celebration of world environment day collaborating with Govt. Arts and Science College Kulathoor: Mr Shibu K Nair (India coordinator GAIA and director Thanal) gave the keynote address.
  2. Prevent Anaemia campaign was conducted on 12th June and our volunteers took a lead role to spread awareness to prevent anaemia in the college.
  3. Pos-poss talk series presented by Debashish Chatterjee conducted in collaboration with several institutions in presence of Shri P Vijayan IPS. Selected NSS volunteers took part in the talk series. This was conducted every month
  4. June 19th to 25th was celebrated as reading week with speech competition, book review, discussion etc
  5. In connection with world population day (July 11th), NSS volunteers came up with a message on population control
  6. Blood was donated by the NSS volunteers associating with the blood donor’s society
  7. 75th Independence Day was celebrated in college under the leadership of NSS. Volunteers took part in several competitions which were conducted as part of the Independence Day celebrations.
  8. NSS unit conducted a wisdom session on National Teacher’s Day – 5th September 2021. Dr Raji V R Psychologist, Educator and trainer led the session.
  9. 25th September was celebrated as National NSS Day. Our NSS unit arranged a talk of Akhila Sree L (winner of Kerala University best Program Officer). Our volunteers took part in several celebration conducted by Kerala University in connection with the NSS day
  10. On 28th September, Ms Veena M environment educator gave a speech to our volunteers about relation between environment and butterflies
  11. As part of palliative care programs, this unit has sent 4 NSS volunteers for the palliative care training program in October
  12. Our NSS volunteers took part in different cleaning sessions conducted in the college premises
  13. Our NSS unit has sent 2 volunteers (a boy and girl) for leadership training camp conducted by Kerala University
  14. Our NSS volunteers conducted a relief drive at Ponmudi tea estate. NSS volunteers of the collected food items and other essentials 45 food kits were distributed to families in the tea estate. The volunteers donated 250 books to the Ponmudi Govt. LP School.
  15. International Human Rights Day celebration on 10th October was celebrated by the unit. The NSS unit conducted speech competition, message competition and talk by Dr Manoj Krishna (Retired professor Govt Law College)
  16. From 26-12-2021 to 1-1-2022, Annual 7-day camp Athijeevanam was conducted with 6 different sessions, including awareness program and cleaning drive at adopted village, setting up of a kitchen garden at camp premise, releasing e-magazine, releasing a survey report on covid 19 pandemic. Sathyaraj NSS district coordinator inaugurated the camp presided by our college principal, Dr V K Anuradha. As part of the camp, the several talks were conducted.
  17. National Award winner for public speaking Mr Prajith Nirbhaya, write and critic Dr Bettymol Mathew, Psychologist Dr Mridula Nair B, NSS national trainer Brahmanayakam Mahadevan were the dignitaries who conducted the sessions.
  18. The college celebrated Republic Day under the leadership of NSS unit
  19. Our selected NSS volunteers took part in assisting the police for Attukal Pongala. They were part of a task force by name friends of police. The key activities included crowd management and covid protocol implementation
  20. Another important program of NSS was Kurunnu Vayankku Kaythangu completed distribution of 750 books to different Govt. schools
  21. 28th February, National Science Day was celebrated by NSS with different programs which included debates, science quiz and invited talk by Dr Shyam Mohan (researcher in UK) on the topic application of light in Medicine
  22. On 8th March 2022, women’s day was celebrated by conducting women’s day message competition and a talk by adv Bhuvanendran Nair on laws on women’s right
  23. On 11th March our NSS volunteers gave a general awareness session to newly trained volunteers This was done by Dr Vasanth Krishnan S, master trainer Naiter, my coach and people facilitator.
  24. On 11th March, our NSS unit contributed food kits, walker and other health supporting devices costing Rs 20000 to the Kanjiramkulam health centre as part of our palliative care initiative.
  25. On 18th March 2022, invited volunteers and program officer has received letter of appreciation for our palliative care activities from Pro VC of Kerala University.



Pictures and Brochures

  1. Ponmudi Relief Drive