National Service Scheme

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian Government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. The club aims at developing student's personality through community service and it is a voluntary association of young people in colleges, working for a campus-community linkage.

The National Service scheme of Patrician College of arts and science was started in the year 2001 with 2 units. At present, more than 200 volunteers are actively involved in social activities every year. Through the 2 units, the volunteers actively contribute their services for the cause of community and the nation, thus helping them to develop their personality. It serves as the right platform, where the student-youths get to involve themselves with real-life social activities, and thereby become responsible citizens of India.

The NSS Unit comprises of 2 Faculty Coordinators, 1 Faculty Member, and 6 Student Leaders. Membership is open for 200 students ( 100 per unit)

Motto – NOT ME, BUT YOU

The motto reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole.


Objectives
  • To understand the community in which they work
  • To understand themselves in relation to their community
  • To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  • To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
Types of activities

There are two types of activities: Regular Activities (120 hours) and Annual Special Camp (120 hours). These special camps are held annually, funded by the Government of India, and are organized in rural villages or city suburbs. The NSS volunteers are involved in activities such as:

  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Afforestation
  • Stage shows / Street plays
  • Awareness Rallies - a procession creating awareness on social problems, education and cleanliness
  • Health camps
Faculty Coordinators
1. Mr.Prithivi Rajkumar
2. Ms. Abinaya Devi
Official Mail ID: nss@patriciancollege.ac.in
Annual Reports :
Red Ribbon Club

Red Ribbon Club is a movement started by the Government of India to spread awareness over HIV / AIDS. It envisages instilling charity mind among all the students to extend their capable help towards developing healthy life styles, donating blood to all the needy by promotion of Regular voluntary blood donation.
The red ribbon is a symbol for both drug prevention and for the fight against AIDS. The main purpose of the club is to create awareness on the education about prevention of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV, Acquired Deficiency Syndrome Related Complex, and AIDS.


Youth Red Cross

YRC is a voluntary humanitarian organization to protect human life and health based in India. It is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and so shares the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The mission of the club is to provide relief in times of disasters/emergencies and to promote health & care for vulnerable people and communities.

Youth Red Cross has the following three principles
  • • Protection of health and life
  • • Service to the sick and suffering
  • • Promotion of National and International friendship
Annual Reports :
Leo Club

Leo Club is a youth organization which encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities. Patrician College Leo Club promotes service activities among the youth aiming to develop the individual qualities and to unite its members in fellowship and mutual understanding.

Motto

“Leadership, Experience, Opportunity”, (LEO)

  • LEADERSHIP: Leo members acquire skills as project organizers and motivators of their peers.
  • EXPERIENCE: They discover how teamwork and cooperation can bring about change in their community and the world.
  • OPPORTUNITY: Leo’s develop positive character traits and receive recognition for their contributions.
Objectives of Leo Club
  • • To provide an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively as responsible members of the local, national and international community.
  • • To develop Leadership qualities of the students
  • • To provide experiences through service to the community.
  • • To provide an opportunity to promote international understanding.

Faculty Co-Ordinator : Dr.Ahila Shiva Shankar | Email:leo@patriciancollege.ac.in
Annual Reports :
Rotaract Club

Patrician College Rotaract club aims is to improve and change for the better, the attitude and behaviour of the society we live in. Rotaract club focuses on the development of young adults as leaders in their communities and workplaces. The club takes a global effort to bring peace and international understanding to the world.
The purpose of Rotaract club is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relationship between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship.

OBJECTIVES

“Leadership, Experience, Opportunity”,

  • • To develop professional and leadership skills of the students
  • • To provide opportunity for students to address the needs and concerns of the community and our world
  • • To provide opportunity for working in cooperation with sponsoring Rotary clubs

Faculty Co-Ordinator : Dr.Ahila Shiva Shankar | Email:rotaract@patriciancollege.ac.in
Annual Reports :
Citizen Consumer Club

It works on the motivational zeal of consumer groups to create awareness among students at a very young age and through them awareness is created among the general public. It also creates awareness about consumer products and services and how to use it with an ethical and environmental conscience. Motto of this club is Aware, Alert and Act.

The role of Citizen Consumer Club of Patrician College of Arts and Science is to empower all consumer segments of the society to obtain a just deal in the purchase of goods and services of the public and to impart consumer education among the society and the college students. The objectives include to spread awareness on consumer rights amongst all consumersegments, sensitize manufacturers, service providers on consumer rights and quality, to help consumers get justice when affected. The club functions under 2 staff coordinators and 5 Office Bearers. Membership is open for 150 students of the College.


Faculty Co-Ordinator : Mrs.B.SASIKALA | Email:ccc@patriciancollege.ac.in

Reports :
AICUF – All India Catholic University Federation

AICUF – All India Catholic University Federation is a movement of University students with a vision for a new and just Society. It is the student’s movement which spreads awareness on social issues. AICUF cultivates leadership qualities. It encourages religious harmony and equality among the students and fights for the rights of the poor, Dalit, Tribal and Women. (Marginalised people in the society) .Mass is conducted on all first Friday of the month for the catholic students and faculty members for spiritual growth.

  • AICUF aids in progressing the history of constant rediscovery and re-creation.
  • AICUF links itself the emerging needs and realities of the university, the church and the wider society.
  • AICUF is affiliated to PAX ROMANA-International Movement of catholic students.
  • AICUF spreads awareness on social issues and cultivates leadership qualities in students.
Objective
  • To enable students to develop a critical awareness and analysis of the Indian and world situation, to cultivate a deep and genuine concern for the oppressed and marginalized and to effectively commit themselves to the task of building a new and just society.
  • To help students evolve spirituality that has humanization as its core, through involvement and reflection.
  • To motivate students to become involved in studies, research and activities within the university.
  • To enable Christian students to play a prophetic role in their communities through a critical understanding of their faith, drawing inspiration from the Gospels, the Eucharist and their prayer life.
  • Membership

    The membership of AICUF is open to university students who share the ideals of the movement as enshrined in its constitution.
    However, every member state has the autonomy to decide on its own policy regarding membership. Every member is entitled to participate in all the decision - making activities of the unit. However, a member can be selected as an office-bearer only on completion of one year in the AICUF, except in the case of newly formed units.

    Faculty Co-Ordinator : Rufus Sooria Kumar | Email:aicuf@patriciancollege.ac.in

    Reports :
KALAIAGAM (FOLK ART CLUB)

[தமிழர் கலை பயிற்றுக் களம்]

Introduction

All art performances are great exhibition of aesthetics of man’s noble thought. Such aesthetics of noble thought needs to be unearthed from students’ inner sense. Kaliyagam shoulders this great responsibility. Kaliyagam identifies students’ artistic skills and their aesthetic sensibility and celebrates them.

அறிமுகம்

மனித எண்ணங்களின் ஊடாக அவர்தம் அழகியல் உணர்வுகளை வெளிப்படுத்தும் நிகழ்வுகளே கலைகளாக முகிழ்கின்றன. கலைகளின் அழகியல் தன்மையை மாணவரிடமிருந்து வெளிக்கொண்டுவர எழுந்ததே எங்கள் கல்லூரியின் ‘கலையகம்’. இக்கலையகத்தின் வழியாக மாணவர்களின் கலைத் தன்மையை அறிந்து அவர்களின் திறமைகளைப் போற்றும் வகையாகச் செயல்பட்டு வருகிறது.

Vision

Art makes men complete. The goal of art is to integrate the inner capacity of man and to enrich his imagination. Kalayagam, takes this goal as its vision and attempts to bring such vision into practice.

நோக்கு

மனிதனை மனிதனாகத் தனித்துக் காட்டுவது கலையாகும். மனித உள்ளத்தின் திறன்களை ஒருங்கிணைத்துக் கற்பனை வளத்தை மேன்மைப்படுத்துவதே கலைகளின் நோக்கமாகும். அதனை செயல்படுத்த ’கலையகம்’ பயணித்துவருகிறது.

Mission

The mission of Kaliyagam is to cull out the artistic sensibility of students with added values of enriched imagination and development of artistic skills. Kalaiyagam works towards this mission.

செயல்

கலையகம் அழகியல் உணர்வோடும் சமூக அக்கரையோடும் மாணவர்களின் கற்பனை, திறமை, ஆளுமை போன்றவற்றை மீட்டெடுக்கும் வாயிலாக பணியாற்றி வருகிறது

Faculty Co-Ordinator : Dr R. Sathiya priya, | Email:patriciankalaiyagam@patriciancollege.ac.in

Reports :
Enviro Club

Enviro Club was established in 2009 in order to maintain the cleanliness of the campus and to impart knowledge on cleanliness and environmental education among the students.

Vision

Create environmental awareness among the youngsters in order to build a healthier future.

Mission

To keep the college campus and the nearby locality green and clean.

Wealth Out of Waste

Wealth Out of Waste (WOW) program was instituted in the academic year 2014-2015. Memorandum of understanding was signed with ITC Company for recycling of papers. The main purpose of signing this MOU is to prevent deforestation and to use recycled papers. Every staff room and lab is provided with a bag to dump waste papers like cardboard, tickets, newspapers, cut papers, etc. Once in 20 days the ITC team will weigh the paper and take it for recycling. The income generated by this program will be used for future prospects of the club.

Faculty Co-Ordinator : Mrs.T.Christy | Email:enviroclub@patriciancollege.ac.in

Reports :

Reading Club

Reading club is a forum to discuss, share and exchange ideas among members. It also is a self-reading program to initiate exposure to books worthy of reading. The club is set up to create a non-formal platform to acquire and enrich student’s vocabulary.

Objectives
  • 1. To provide a platform for the students to form a circle among themselves and write the book review and recommendations of good book
  • 2. To enhance reading habit among students.
  • 3. To make students aware of resources available in the library and involve them in library activities
  • 4. To encourage students to exhibit their talents
  • 5. To promote and involve all I year students in reading club.
Methodology
  • 1. Utilizing Library hour by forming reading circle and create healthy competition of review writing.
  • 2. Every alternative month one student volunteer from each circle will share his/her reviews about the book to other student members.
  • 3. Recognitions given for the best circle
Faculty Co-Ordinator : Dr. Rajanbabu| Email: librarian@patriciancollege.ac.in

Reports :

Literacy Club

Literacy club is a platform for the support staff to initiate them to literacy programs. Outreach activities are focused towards the neighborhood community in the vicinity of Adyar.

Objectives
  • 1. To teach the marginalized the rudimentary parts of the language by giving individual attention.
  • 2. To give them practice in the basic numerical exercises by giving simple case studies.
  • 3. To create awareness on the social and cultural issues by enacting folk dramas
  • 4. To empower the marginalized with basic skills needed for the social and cultural conduct and demands and to fulfil their personal needs in life.
  • 5. To facilitate the marginalized learn basic education in language and numbers by conducting classes and programs and live independently
Faculty Co-Ordinator : Dr. Rajanbabu| Email: librarian@patriciancollege.ac.in

Reports :

Placement Team