On February 12, 2008, Mr. Mable Varghese, an assistant professor in the department of information technology, began leading Unit-197, a sponsored unit of the National Service Scheme. Since there were more students enrolling in NSS, Unit 587, a new self-financed unit was approved in 2016. Also, Unit 307, a new aided unit was approved in 2022. “Not Me But You “, the NSS's motto, embodies democratic living and emphasizes the necessity of selfless service. The spirit of giving is prolonged with the Rudhirasena NSS volunteers conducting several blood donation camps. The NSS volunteers also initiated “Punarjani”, a project which aimed at renovating public sector buildings like schools and hospitals which is done every year, as part of the 7 day camp, which promotes community service and a sense of togetherness. To commemorate Van Mahotsav on 1st to 7th July, the NSS volunteers initiates afforestation activities documenting their tree-planting efforts. A significant milestone was achieved when NSS volunteers conducted a survey in collaboration with IIT Roorkee, aiming to gain insights into energy savings and climate change. The promotion of clean tech was a key focus for NSS VJCET, collaborating with the Energy Management Cell, Government of Kerala, KTU NSS Cell, and the Energy Cell of NSS VJCET, with an informative session and quiz.
The commitment of the volunteers extended to the fundraising campaign "Jeevana," aimed at supporting dialysis for financially struggling individuals. The NSS VJCET had completed a milestone project ‘JEEVANA’ in the month of October 2023 and raised a fund of Rs 5,00,000/- to support the patients suffering from renal failure, and a state level camp for the KTU Care mission under APJAKTUNSS Cell, around 400 NSS volunteers from all the engineering colleges across Kerala participated in this 2 day state level camp. The volunteers also gained insight into essential life-saving techniques with a session on basic life support and CPR, conducted by an experienced medical professional. The NSS volunteers conducted surveys among taxi drivers on behalf of the National Transportation Planning and Research Center. Further community service was carried out by conducting an old-age survey which aimed to support the elderly in the community. The current office bearers consist of Mr. Rakesh Jose, Mr. Appu John and volunteer secretaries Aparna Sunilkumar, Akshay SS , Roan Peter Saji and Sara Jetcy.
|PROGRAM OFFICERS / ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICERS UNIT-197|
|Mr. Rakesh Jose||Program Officer||2021- onwards|
|Mrs. Jane Maria S||Associate Program Officer||2021- onwards|
|Ms. Jerin Jose||Associate Program Officer||2020-2021|
|Mr. Aneesh Kurian||Program Officer||2020-2021|
|Ms. Jerin Jose||Associate Program Officer||2019-2020|
|Mr. Shibu K R||Program Officer||2019-2020|
|Ms. Anitta Thomas||Associate Program Officer||2016-2017|
|Ms. Sreeja S. Pillai||Associate Program Officer||2015-2016|
|Mr. Sharone Varghese||Program Officer||2015-2019|
|Mr. Jibby Peter D'cruz||Program Officer||2012-2016|
|Mr. Mr. Naveen Jacob||Program Officer||2009-2013|
|Mr. Mable Varghese||Program Officer||2008-2009|
|PROGRAM OFFICERS / ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICERS UNIT-587/307|
|Mr. Appu John||Program Officer||2022- onwards|
|Ms. Mary Nirmala George||Associate Program Officer||2020-2021|
|Mr. Santhanu P Mohan||Program Officer||2020-2021|
|Mr. Nibin B.||Program Officer||2016-2020|
|Ms. Vineetha Thankachan||Associate Program Officer||2015-2019|
|Mr. Jacob Mathai||Program Officer||2015-2019|
|VOLUNTEER SECRETARY UNIT-197|
|Ms. Sara Jetcy||2023-2024|
|Mr. Roan Peter Saji||2023-2024|
|Ms. Gadha Ashok||2022-2023|
|Mr. Abhinav P George||2022-2023|
|Ms. Taniya Tijo||2021-2022|
|Mr. Alen Salu||2021-2022|
|Ms. Irene Meriyam Jos||2020-2021|
|Mr. Sidharth T.S.||2020-2021|
|Ms. Arya Vijayan||2019-2020|
|Mr. Akash Satheesan||2019-2020|
|Mr. George M. Roy||2018-2019|
|Ms. Riya Alex||2017-2018|
|Mr. Charles George||2017-2018|
|Ms.Grace Maria George||2016-2017|
|Mr. Jithin Xavier||2016-2017|
|VOLUNTEER SECRETARY UNIT-587/307|
|Mr. Akshay S||2023-2024|
|Ms. Akshara Joshy||2022-2023|
|Mr. Eldho Peter Regi||2022-2023|
|Ms. Haripriya Biju||2021-2022|
|Mr. Soyal Sunny||2021-2022|
|Ms. Megha Jomon||2020-2021|
|Mr. Navin Joseph||2020-2021|
|Ms. Arsha Paulose||2019-2020|
|Mr. Basil Sunny||2019-2020|
|Ms. Sandra Rojas||2018-2019|
|Mr. Jeevo Johnson||2018-2019|
|Ms. Ceeba Cleatus||2017-2018|
|Mr. Pranav Pradeep||2017-2018|
|Ms. Ashna Mathew||2016-2017|
|Mr. Balu M. N||2016-2017|
|National Service Scheme (Technical Cell) Unit 197 and 587/307|
|Reports of Activities|
|Report of Activities from July 2022 to March 2023||VIEW|
|Report of Activities from July 2021 to March 2022||VIEW|
|Report of Activities from July 2020 to March 2021||VIEW|
|Report of Activities from July 2019 to March 2020||VIEW|
JEEVANA COUPON RELEASE
Kidneys perform crucial and sophisticated functions within our body.So it is vital to treat kidney failure. In order to do that , dialysis is the best method. Most people need 3 sessions of dialysis a week. Many poor families cannot afford the treatment . so KTU Care Coordinators of NSS VJCET collabed with Renal Care Foundation for collecting money for dialysis Coupon and its given to one who needs the most. As a kick start to this flagship event, the Renal care foundation provides us a platform for the official coupon handling.They presented the coupon toprincipal and our team. Principal Mr.KK.Rajan and all the eminent ones present over their especially MLA Mathew M Kuzhalnadan appreciated our startup.
NSS volunteers of VJCET conducted a survey in collaboration with IIT ROORKE .The preliminary stage of the survey was completed on 24th July 2022 .Two google forms where provided to submit the responses. The first form was about the perspective on energy savings and climate change .The latter was demand side management ,EV-PV adoption .
Rudhirasena NSS volunteers of VJCET conducted the second stage of blood donation camp on 4th July 2022. The 2nd stage was completed with 73 donations. In total, we were able to complete 145 donations. The NSS volunteers, college faculties and many others actively participated in this event making this a mass success.
NSS NRPF volunteers of VJCET decided to practice afforestation for van mahotsav on 1-7 of july 2022.All the volunteers planted trees in their own homes as part of this.After the event the photos of volunteers planting trees were submitted through google drive by 7th july.
As a part of the institutional cultivation project ,the volunteers of NSS ,VJCET had done some maintenance work on the NSS cultivation ground & cultivated some Vegetables on 29th June 2022.The volunteers worked hard to get a best result on the ground.Even in the worst climatic conditions like heavy rain & hot sun the volunteers had done an astonishing work.We added natural fertilizers,removed weeds,provided adequate care.The tough grind of the volunteers made their hard work fruitful.The yields from our garden was a treat to the eyes and heart.
NSS volunteers decied to conduct Blood Donation Camp on 16/06/2022. So to gather the information about the donators, a google form containing a set of questions asking about their details like name, age, blood group etc was released on 6th of June.This form was circulated till the 12th of Junefor gaining as many donors as we can get. Aisa result we got an overwhelming amount of responses. We then sorted this list on the basis of classes. This concluded the day 3 of the blood donation camp.
The beautiful vegetable garden we built in the past few months had reached the stage of harvesting. We NSS Volunteers were very proud and happy as it is our hard work and team coordination that helped us to make the NSS garden a great success . We collected many vegetables and made a great profit on that day. All NSS volunteers took part in the program, and it was a huge success.
NSS volunteers of VJCET started working on the third stage of life mission on 3rd June 2022.The aim of the 3rd stage was to contact the beneficiaries who were approved by LB committee .Each volunteer contributed their best & it was a great experience. On 11th June the 3rd stage came to an end & we submitted the details of all the benefitiaries.As a token of appreciation for the efforts of the volunteers, certificates were granted to the volunteers BY LIFE MISSION KERALA in collabration with good deeds day and DC volunteers as a part of #EveryIndianVolunteering Campaign by Captain Social Foundationon 23rd June.The 3 rd stage was a great success with the activeness of all the volunteers.
On May 20th ,the members of Presiding group of VJCET NSS along with panchayat members arranged a meeting at avoly panchayat inorder to discuss and enquire about what all things can be done by our nss volunteers for the wellbeing and development of panchayat.Finally we arrived at a solution for that.Moreover, we planned to introduce several community ideas for the same.
NSS volunteers of VJCET conducted a survey on 13th May 2022. The name of the survey was LIFE MISSION. LIFE(Livelihood Inclusion Financial Empowerment) Mission is the mission of the government of Kerala to build free houses for all the homeless in the state. The most apt applicants are provided with a financial assistance of 4 lakh rupees. Our aim was to identify the most suitable beneficiaries- homeless people, those who have not been able to complete the housing or those who have a temporary home especially in the SC.ST category.
The NSS volunteers of VJCET conducted a webinar on National Technology Day on the topic 'Sustainable Engineering'.It was conducted by Dr.Jai M Paul, NSS Ernakulam district coordinator, via google meet on May 11th 2022.The webinar started at 7 pm.It was really mesmerizing & informative .An opportunity to clear their doubts regarding sustainable engineering was given.Through his words,"As engineers we have seen marked shift towards delivering sustainable engineering solutions"made the volunteers interested and more conscious on the topic.By 9.00 the webinar came to an end.
On 2022 April 27th,As part of ‘ RED WINGS ’an initiative VJCET NSS blood donation, Our Rudhirasena Coordinators Jeevan Benny, Anand P Sasidharan, Eldho Mathew, Adarsh E Reji contacted our volunteers for the purpose of donating blood to Siby Varghese who is in need of blood as he was suffering from blood cancer.
On the 19th of April 2022 the NSS volunteers began to prepare the space allotted to set as garden. But the allotted land was not suitable for cultivation. As first the volunteers leveled the plot for cultivation. They removed the rocks,wastes from the soil.Then the soil was mixed with nutrients such as cow dung thus it lacks minerals. The work was not completed in a day as expected.We had to work for the next two days as well.
The National Service Scheme unit of VJCET, Vazhakulam had organized a cleaning work at Avoli Panchayat on 6th April 2021.Around 25 NSS volunteers had participated.
The National Service Scheme unit of VJCET, Vazhakulam had organized a four day Environmental Survey and Board fixation. The work started on 2nd December 2020 and ended up on 6th December 2020. The program was conducted in an offline mode and around 25 volunteers have actively participated. The main objective of the work was to identify the trees and to fix the name boards. It was conducted on college campus.
The NSS unit conducted this years Seven Day Special Camp-Punarjani-2018 at Govt. Taluk Hospital Thodupuzha from 25th to 31st January 2019. The aimed at repairing damaged and out-of-use furniture and other health-care facilities at government hospitals. During the camp the NSS unit reinstated an asset of worth Rs. 25lakhs.
On 3rd May 2019, a Stem Cell Donor registration camp is held at the college campus. In the event Ameer P A of S8 Mechanical Engineering, shared his experience in which he had volunteered stem cell transfer by bonemarrow.
On 6th April 2019 a blood donatin camp is arranged the the college campus in association with the IMA thodupuzha.
On 26th March 2019, NSS volunteers distributed 200 Chekutty Dolls in the college campus. All the proceeds went to the weavers of chendamangalam handloom society, who lost their livelihood after the floods. The inauguration is done by giving the doll to the Principal at his office.
On 7th and 8th March 2019, the NSS unit organised IoT Challenge at the college campus in association with i3Indya Technologies. The wining tean of S2EEE took part in the Radiance 2019-Technical fest of IIT-Bombay.
On 15th and 16th February 2019, NSS volunteers oversaw the first aid and refreshments for “Drona 2019” the annual sports event of VJCET.
From 26th to 28th December 2018, several NSS volunteers actively participated in implementing Green Protocol at Thiruvairanikkulam Mahadeva temple.
On 9th October 2018, NSS volunteers visited the Providence Home, Kavana – a home for elderly and differently abled ladies.
On 10th October, 2018, a blood donation camp in organized in the campus with Indian Medical Association, Thoduouzha. Over 60 students came forward to donate blood in the event.
On 24th September 2018, the NSS day is celebrated by hoisting the NSS flag at the college campus by the Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Josephkunju Paul C.
On 18th September 2018, the second phase of rehabilitation survey is conducted by the volunteers at the homes in the Vazhakulam area.
On 15th September 2018, the NSS volunteers participated in cleaning the Private Bus stand Vazhakulam.
From 27th Aug to 2nd Sept. 2018, the students s all departments (except 1st year students) under the guidance of Natinal Cell (Technical Cell) were engaged in the rehabilitation works ranging from preliminary survey and cleaning, to collection and distribution of necessary food and clothing and volunteering at relief camps, completing on an average of 100 hours per student.
From 14th to 16th August, The NSS volunteers actively participated in collecting the necessary items of food and clothing from the Viswajyothi Family to distributed in relief camp of the flood affected areas. All the collected material were distributed in the relief camps in the near by areas.
On 15th August 2018, Independence Day is celebrated in the college campus by hoisting the National Flag.
On 11th August 2018, orientation talk is arranged to new NSS volunteers, the Classes were taken by Mr. Jithin Xavier.
On 7th July 2018, the NSS volunteers involved in the cleaning of the local streams and water bodies under Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan.
On 27th and 28th June 2018, as part of Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan, NSS volunteers initiated in removing the plastic bottle waste on the either sides on the road on the college, over 1000 bottles were colleceed and were handover to the panchyath authorities for proper recycling and disposal.
On 10th June 2018as part of Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan, NSS volunteers activelyparticipated in making disposable waste bins and manure pits, in the Avoly Gramapanchyath, in connection with Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan.
On 5th and 6th June 2018, tree saplings were planted at various locations in the Avoly Gramapanchyath and at Kavana L P School, in connection with World Environment Day Celebrations.
On 7th May 2018, the sourroundings of Lavana L P School were cleaned by the NSS volunteers in connection with Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan.
On 6th and 7th on May, 2018 a door to door survey regarding Cleanliness (Swachh Bharat Bbhiyan) were undertaken in the various locations of Avoly Gramapanchyath.
On 29th April 2018, The IMA thodupuzha honoured the NSS unit of our college as the Best Camp unit.
On 28 April 2018, school supplies including a bag, umbrella and necessary stationery were distributed at Kavana L P school. The function is inaugurated by Mr. Jordy, President Avoly Gramapanchayat and Presided by Prof. (Dr) Josephkunju Paul C.