National Service Scheme (NSS)

National Service Scheme (NSS)

Activities of National Service Scheme (NSS)

National Service Scheme is a Nobel experiment in academic expansion. It inculcates the spirit of voluntary work among the students and teachers through sustained community interaction. It brings academic institutions closer to society. NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing has been started in the year 2000, volunteers involve actively in both special camp and regular camp activities

Activities of The NSS Unit

  • National Service Scheme is an Indian Government sponsored programme under the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports of the Government of India. It was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year, 1969, aimed at “Developing Student’s Personality Through Community Service”.
  • The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing was started in the year 2000 with an aim to “inculcate the social welfare thoughts in the students, and to provide service to the society without any prejudice.

NSS Advisory Committee Meeting

  • The advisory committee members met together and planned the activities for the whole year under the guidance of Chairperson Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, NSS Programme Officer Mrs. J. Poornima Mary Rodriguez. and Asst. NSS Programme Officer Mrs. Sheeba Shalini.R. The advisory committee met regularly to plan and discuss about various activities.

Objective of NSS

  • 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 among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • To apply their education in finding practical solution to individual and community problems
  • To develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  • To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude
  • To develop capacity to meet emergencies and national disasters and
  • To practice national integration.

The Motto

The motto of NSS is “NOT ME, BUT YOU”. This expresses the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless services and appreciation of another man’s point of view and also show consideration for fellow human beings. It insists that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society as a whole.

NSS Symbol

The symbol of the National Service Scheme is based on the ‘ Rath ‘ wheel of the Konark Sun Temple situated in Orissa. These giant wheels of the Sun Temple portray the cycle of creation, preservation and release, and signify the movement in life across time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun-chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and upliftment.

NSS Day

NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS DAY with appropriate programmes and activities.

Activities of NSS

  • There are two types of activities (Regular Camp & special Camp) to be conducted.
  • All the activities should be focused towards achieving the objectives of NSS.

Regular Camp Activities (From January 2017 To May 2017)

  • 18.07.17 – Tree Plantation :
    As per the intimation received from the Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai on 13.07.2017, saplings were planted in PSG College of Nursing campus on 18.07.2017. Five NSS volunteers of I year B.Sc Nursing students participated in planting the saplings.
  • 11.07.17 – World Population Day :
    As part of World Population Day 2017 on 11th July 2017 the NSS Volunteers participated in the Awareness Rally organized by the Department of Family Welfare, Coimbatore. District Collector Thiru.T.N.Hariharan I.A.S flagged off the Rally from Collectorate campus to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital. Around 30 NSS Volunteers B.Sc Nursing II year students of PSG College of Nursing participated in the programme followed by which they attended seminar in Coimbatore Medical College Hospital. The speakers in the seminar stressed on maternity schemes, family planning methods, role of youth in control of population. Thirteen NSS Volunteers of II year B.Sc Nursing students participated in the role play stressing on Women Empowerment and Gender Equality. The role play was appreciated and were awarded with certificates.
  • 05.06.17 – World Environment Day :
    As part of World Environment Day 2017 on 5th June 2017 the NSS Volunteers took the Environment Day Pledge. Essay Competition was also conducted for the NSS Volunteers of PSG College of Nursing in Tamil and English based on the theme “Connecting People to Nature”. Nearly 25 volunteers have participated in the programme and the essay papers were evaluated by Mrs Rajeswari P.M, Asst. Professor and Mrs.Subathra. N, Asst. Professor, Community Health Nursing Department. Best three essays in Tamil and English were awarded.
  • 12.05.17 – International Nurses Day :
    International Nurses Day was observed on 12.05.17. Essay writing competition was conducted both in Tamil and English on the theme “Nurses: A voice to lead – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”. Thirteen NSS Volunteers have participated in the competition and the winners were awarded with prizes.
  • 07.04.2017 – World Health Day:
    NAs part of World Health Day 2017, theme ‘Depression: Let’s Talk’ on 7th April 2017 Poster Competition was conducted for the NSS Volunteers of PSG College of Nursing. Nearly 10 volunteers have participated in the programme and the posters were evaluated by Prof Esther Daisy, HOD, Mental Health Nursing Department and Mrs.K.Viruthasarani, Asst. Professor, Community Health Nursing Department. Best three posters were awarded. After which the posters were displayed in PSG Hospitals for creating public awareness on prevention of Depression.
  • 21.03.2017 – Special Outreach Programme:
    NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing had participated in the special outreach programme organized by Mr.S.R.Chandrasekearan, Field Publicity of India on 21.03.17 at 10 am in Karadivavi, Coimbatore. Various activities were organized like rally about environmental sanitation, role play on “Save the Girl Child”, exhibition on “Diet during pregnancy and lactation” and discussion on “Central Government Schemes”. The Programme was inaugurated by Smt.Jayanthi, District Collector, Tirupur. Ten NSS volunteers and around 200 villages have participated in the programme.
  • NSS SPECIAL CAMP REPORT (2016 -2017):
    The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing organized NSS Special Camp from 05.03.17 to 11.03.17 at Vadambachery. Fifty NSS volunteers were deputed for the camp. The theme of the camp was based on ‘Healthy Youth for Healthy Nation’. NSS volunteers reached the camp area on 05.03.17
  • Day-1 (05.03.17): Orientation to the NSS Volunteers & special cleaning drive programme
    Orientation was given to the volunteers regarding the camp activities and handouts were distributed to the villagers about the programme schedule and medical camp. The volunteers have involved in the special cleaning drive programme at the kalyanamandapa premises.
  • Day-2 (06.03.17) Inauguration (Morning):
    The inauguration function of the NSS Special Camp was commenced on 07.03.17 at 11 a.m. in the Sankarappa Chettiyar Kalyana Mandapam at Vadambachery. The chief guest of the programme was Mr.R.Kanagaraj, MLA Sulur Block,
    Coimbatore. The chief guest inaugurated the function and Mr.Kandhasamy, Chairman, Co Operative Society, Vadambachery gave encouraging speech for the NSS Volunteers. Dr.Malarvizhi.G, Principal i/c, PSG College of Nursing addressed the gathering. The Programme was felicitated by Mr.N.Gunasekaran, President, Handloom Weavers Society, Vadambachery, Mr.Krishnamoorthy, Ex.Vice President, Vadambachery, Mr.Sokkanadhan, Oor Settimai, Mr.Swaminathan Oor Settimai,Vadambachery.
  • Rally on Health and Sanitation (Evening)
    Rally on ‘Health and Sanitation’ was flagged off by Mrs Maheswari.T NSS Programme Officer, PSG College of Nursing. NSS volunteers were holding placards with slogans regarding ill effects of open field defecation, importance of toilet construction in houses and safe disposal of wastes. Rally covered most of the regions of the village panchayat. The volunteers participated in the rally with great enthusiasm. The rally ended at 6.30 p.m.
  • Day-3 (07.03.17) Free Medical Camp (Morning):
    Free medical camp was organized. Doctors from General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Ortho Department of PSG Hospitals were involved in conducting the camp. Around 100 villagers attended the camp and benefited. After the checks up, people were provided medicines at free of cost and few of them were referred to the hospital for further treatment.
  • Management of menopausal syndrome by using Yoga and exercises (Evening):
    Management of Menopausal Syndrome by using Yoga and Exercises was taught to the volunteers and villagers by Mrs. Thavamani, Manavazhakkalai Mandram Trust, Coimbatore. Fifty NSS Volunteers and 9 village women were benefited out of the programme.
  • Day-4 (08.03.17) International Women’s Day celebration:
    Rangoli competition was conducted for the Village women in connection with International Women’s Day. Around 16 women were participated in the competition. Rangoli was evaluated by Mrs.Maheswari T, NSS Programme Officer, Mr.Chandrasekar, Field Publicity Officer and Ms.Nithya Priya, Asst. Professor, PSG College of Nursing. The winners were awarded with prizes.
  • Street play on Ill Effects of Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Tobacco Usage(Evening):
    Street play on ill effects of Alcoholism, drug abuse and tobacco usage was conducted on 8.3.17 at Vadambachery from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. Around 175- 200 village people attended the mass awareness programme.
    Film show on Swine Flu and Dengue (Evening) Film show on ‘Swine Flu and Dengue’ was filmed by Mr.Chandrasekar, Field Publicity Officer on 8.3.17 around 7.30 p.m to 8.30 p.m. Around 175- 200 village people attended and benefited from the awareness programme
  • Day 5 (09.03.17) Dental Camp and Sports Competition (Morning):
    Free dental camp and sports competition was organized for the Primary School children. Dental doctor from PSG Hospital involved in the dental screening. Eighty three children were screened by Dr.Valli, PSG Hospitals. The children with problem were referred to nearby hospital. The information was sent to the parents through the class teacher.
    Different sports events like lemon and spoon, bottle filling and back walking were conducted for the Primary School Children. The students have participated enthusiastically and the winners were awarded with prizes.
  • Personality Development Programme (Afternoon):
    Personality Development Programme was organized for the NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing. The session was handled by Mr.Samskani, Mrs. Poornima and Mrs. Vimala Student Counselors, PSG IMS&R. The programme lasted for 2 hours. The programme was very useful and it gave motivation for the volunteers. They shared many points to enhance self confidence, assertiveness and total personality of an individual.
  • Day 6 (10.03.17 Road Safety Awareness Training Programme (Morning):
    Road Safety Awareness Training Programme was organized for the villagers and NSS Volunteers. The session was handled by Mr.Vinayagamoorthy, Traffic Police, Coimbatore. He explained about various traffic rules to be followed through different activities and training programmes. The volunteers assured that they will abide the traffic rules.
  • Sports competition for the village youths (Evening):
    Cricket was organized for the village youths. Cricket was chosen as per the request of the village youths. The winners were awarded with prizes.
  • Day 7 (11.03.17) Tree plantation (Morning):
    Ten saplings were planted in the Primary School at Vadambachery. The children at the school assured that they will pour water every day and will consider as their trees.
    Valediction (Evening)
    The valediction function of the NSS Special Camp was conducted on 11.03.17 at 3.30 p.m. in the Sangarappa Chettiyar Kalyanamandapam, Vadambachery. The Chief Guest of the programme was Mr.N.Gunasekaran, President, Handloom Weavers Society, Vadambachery and falicitated by Prof.Esther Daisy Joel, HOD, Mental Health Nursing Department, PSG College of Nursing, Mr.Krishnamoorthy, Ex.Vice President, Vadambachery, Mr.Sokkanadhan, Oor Settimai, Mr.Swaminathan Oor Settimai,Vadambachery.
  • 30.01.2017- Leprosy Eradication Day:
  • NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing observed Leprosy Eradication Day on 30.01.17 along with YRC Unit and Deputed Director of Medical Services (Leprosy), Coimbatore. Thirty NSS Volunteers have participated in the rally organized by the Deputed Director of Medical Services (Leprosy), Coimbatore. The rally was flag off by the District Collector. The rally was from collectorate office to Deputy Director of Health Services Office, Coimbatore.
  • Regular Camp Activities (From January 2016 To December 2016)

    • 01.12.2016- World AIDS Day:
    • NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing along with Shanti Ashram and Sree Narayana Guru College of Arts & Science observed World AIDS Day on 01.12.2016 at Sree Narayana Guru College of Arts & Science, K.K Savadi, Coimbatore. Various programmes were organized like interactive panel with people living with HIV, impact of HIV & Challenges faced by young people and Pledge taking. The theme of World AIDS Day 2016 is “Hands up for HIV Prevention” (Source: UNAIDS). Fifteen NSS Volunteers of PSG College of Nursing, four people living with HIV/AIDS and 100 volunteers of Sree Narayana Guru College of Arts & Science have participated in the programme.
    • 15.10.2016- Youth Awakening Day:
    • Youth Awakening Day was observed remembering the missile man of India Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam in the College of Nursing campus. Poster competition was organized on the theme “Science for Human Welfare” in which NSS Volunteers have taken part. The poster competition is a part of long running tradition that gives artist the opportunity to create an iconic and timeless image that celebrated the vibrancy of the youth awakening day. The posters were evaluated by Prof.Sree Renjini and Prof. Leena.J and the winners were awarded with prizes.
    • 24.09.16- National Social Service Day (NSS Day):
    • In view of National Social Service Day (NSS Day), saplings were planted in the PSG IMS&R Campus on 24.09.2016. Ten volunteers have participated enthusiastically in the programme.
    • 12.08.2016- Special Swachhta Campaign:
    • NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing along with Field Publicity of India & GEM Trust organized special cleaning programme on 12th August regarding Special Swachhta Compaign involving 16 NSS Volunteers at Vadambacherry Village, Sultanpet Block, Coimbatore District. The Programme was inaugurated by Smt.Rajamani Kandasamy, President, and felicitated by Mrs.Maheswari.T, NSS Programme Officer, Shri.A.Ramesh Arumugam, Secretary, GEM Trust, Sulur, Shri.S.R.Chandrashekaran, Field Publicity Office In charge, Shri.Chokkanatha Chettiyar, Village leader, Shri.S.Krishnamoorthy, vice President, Shri.N.Gunaselaran, Co-operative Society President and Shri.V.M.Dhanraj.
    • 04.08.2016- Breast Feeding Week:
    • Breast feeding week was celebrated on 04.08.16 at Appanaickenpatty ICDS Centre. Talk on importance of breast feeding for the mother & baby, theme of breast feeding week celebration 2016 and techniques of breast feeding was given by Dr.Sakthipriya, PSG Karadivavi Health Centre. Pamphlets were distributed about breast feeding to mothers. Around 25 mothers and babies have participated in this programme. Mom and Me contest was conducted where the twenty five babies and mothers have taken part actively and the best babies and the proud mothers were awarded.
    • 11.07.16- World Population Day:
    • World Population Day was observed on 11.07.16 on the theme “Investing in Teenage Girls”. The NSS volunteers have participated in the rally and seminar organized by Department of Family Welfare Service, Coimbatore. The Rally was flagged off by Mr.Hariharan, District Collector, Coimbatore. The rally started from Collectorate office to Nirmala college of Arts & Science. The programme was felicitated by Mr.Christhuraj, District Revenue Officer, Sr.Jayalakshmi, Associate Director i/c, Nirmala College of Arts & Science, Dr. Selvaraj, District Health Extension Educator and Dr.Mohammed Ali, Tuberculosis Control Division Member, Coimbatore. The news was published in Dhinamalar, Thinaththanthi and the Hindu news paper
    • 21.06.16- International Yoga Day:
    • The NSS & YRC Unit jointly organized International Yoga Day on 21.06.16 in PSG College of Nursing. Yoga to enhance memory and concentration was demonstrated to 100 volunteers by Dr.Harini, Department of Yoga and Naturopathy, PSG Hospital. The volunteers participated enthusiastically and did a return demonstration of different yoga.
    • 14.06.16- World Blood Donor Day:
    • In view of World Blood Donors Day, NSS unit of PSG College of Nursing organized a blood donation camp on June 14.06.2016. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Blood connects us all”. Three NSS volunteers donated blood in PSG Hospitals
    • 05.06.16- World Environment Day:
    • World Environment Day was observed on June 4th 2016. The NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing along with Medical & Paramedical students took oath on saving the environment & measures to prevent of global warming. Had discussion based on the theme for the year 2016 “Go Wild for Life “(ZERO TOLERANCE FOR THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE)”. NSS volunteers participated in tree plantation, around 100 saplings were planted in the Institution premises.
    • May 2016- Blood Donation:
    • Three NSS Volunteers have donated blood in PSG Hospitals for the patients undergoing open heart surgery.
    • 08.03.16- International Women’s Day:
    • The NSS and YRC Unit of PSG College of Nursing observed International Women’s Day on 08.03.16 by distributing pamphlets to the 100 self help group women regarding premenopausal syndrome and its management at PSG Rural Health Training Centre, Vedappatti. The volunteers participated in the panel discussion organized by PSG Rural Health Centre on “Health, Nutrition, Legal and Entrepreneurship empowerment for women”.
    • 21.02.16 to 23.02.16- Pulse Polio Immunization Programme :
    • The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing along with Community Health Nursing department participated in the Pulse Polio Immunization Programme from 21.02.16 to 23.02.16. Volunteers have undertaken activities like administering the polio drops to the children of 0-5 years, conducted home visit and marked the evidence for polio administration and educated the people about the importance of immunization. Around 61 volunteers participated in the immunization campaign in the nearby health centers like Peelamedu Health Centre, Sowripalayam Health Centre, Udayampalayam Health Centre, Puliyakulam Booth and Nehru Nagar Booth. Each volunteer immunized around 40-50 children.
    • 30.01.2016- World Leprosy Day :
    • NSS & YRC unit jointly observed World Leprosy Day on 30.01.16. Rally and elocution competition was organized by Mr.Palanisamy, Deputy Director of Medical Services (Leprosy), and Coimbatore & Tirupur District. Thirty students were actively participated in the rally programme. The rally started from Collectorate Office to DDHS Office in Race Course Road.
    • The news was published in Dhinamalar, The Hindu and Dhina Thanthi. Ms.Pandiselvi of B.Sc(N) III year student won the second prize in the elocution competition on the topic “ Role of the students in eradication of Leprosy”.
    • 29.01.2016- Sarvodaya Leadership Summit Programme:
    • Thirty volunteers of NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing participated in the Sarvodaya Leadership Summit Programme organized by Shanthi Ashram on 29.01.2016 at PSG IMS& R Auditorium. This programme was focused on Mahatma Gandhi’s vision for building peaceful harmonious societies. Youth from 50 different institutions were also taking part in this progrmme.
    • Regular Camp Activities (From February 2015 To December2015)

      • 01.12.15- World AIDS Day:
      • The NSS & SNA Unit of PSG College of Nursing jointly observed World AIDS Day on 01.12.15. Red ribbon was distributed to all the students and faculty of College of Nursing. Slogan writing competition was conducted based on the theme “GETTING TO ZERO” (“Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths”) in Tamil and English. The winners were awarded with prizes.
      • In view of World AIDS Day, AIDS Awareness programme was organized by Shanthi Ashram, Kovaipudur on 02.212.2015. Dr. Kezevino Aram, Director, Shanti Ashram, Kovaipudur, gave motivating speech for the students about HIV/AIDS. Mime show was presented by the volunteers of PSG College of Nursing. Students from various Colleges in Coimbatore like VLB Janaki Ammal arts & Science College, Krishna arts & Science College, Bharathiyar University College and CBM arts & Science College also participated in the programme.
      • 15.11.2015 to 21.11.2015- NSS Special Camp:
      • The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing organized NSS Special Camp from 15.11.2015 to 21.11.2015 at Vadugapalayam, Vadhampachery Panchayat. Sixty NSS volunteers were deputed for the camp. The theme of the camp was based on ‘Healthy Youth for Healthy Nation’. NSS volunteers reached the camp area on 15.11.15.
      • Various programmes were conducted like Mass Awareness Programme on “Breast cancer”, Free Medical Camp, Rally on “Alcoholism, Drug addiction and Tobacco usage, Self Defense Training Programme, Awareness Programme on “Small Saving Schemes”, dental camp for the Elementary School children in Sowdeshwari Nagar, elocution competition, artificial jwellery making for Self Help Group Women, tree plantation, personality development programme, yoga classes and cooking completion.
      • As a token of appreciation of NSS special camp activities, shield was presented by Mrs.Rajamani Kandasamy, President, Vadhampachery Panchayat to PSG College of Nursing.
      • 15.10.15- Youth Awakening day:
      • Youth Awakening Day was observed on 15.10.15. Essay writing competition was conducted on “Youth for better India” both in Tamil and English. Around 17 NSS Volunteers participated in the competition. The winners were awarded with prizes.
      • 24.09.2015- National Voluntary Blood donation day :
      • National Voluntary Blood donation day was observed on 01.10.15. Blood donation camp was organized in PSG Hospital. Around 28 NSS Volunteers came forward for blood donation.Amongst 8 eligible volunteers ware donated blood.
      • 24.09.2015- Tree Plantation:
      • Tree plantation was done in view of NSS Day on 24.09.2015. Ten saplings were planted in PSG IMS&R campus near public parking area.
      • 11.09.2015- Seminar on Role of Youth in Eradicating Terrorism:
      • The NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing have attended seminar on “Role of Youth in Eradicating Terrorism” on 11.09.15. This was organized by PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Peelamedu.
      • 05.08.2015- World Breast Feeding Week:
      • The YRC and NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing jointly with Field Publicity Office, Singanallur observed World Breast Feeding Week on 5th August at Rural Health Centre, Karadivavi.
      • 11.07.2015- World Population Day:
      • World Population Day was observed on 11.07.2015. The YRC and NSS volunteers have participated in the Rally, which was organized by Deputy Director, District Family Welfare Bureau, Coimbatore District and flagged off by Mr.Velumani, Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural development, Law, Court and Prison Minister and headed by Tmt.Archana Patnaick IAS, District Collector, Coimbatore District and felicitated by Thiru.P.Rajkumar, Mayor of Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation and Thiru.Jayaraman, Vice-President of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. The Rally started from Collectorate office to Bishop Appasamy college of Arts and Science in Race Course Road. A skit about small family norms was shown by the volunteers in Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science.
      • 14.06.15- World Blood Donor Day:
      • In view of World Blood Donors day, NSS and Red Ribbon Club of PSG College of Nursing organized a blood donation camp on June 12, 2015. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Thank you for saving my life”. Ten NSS volunteers donated blood in PSG Hospital.
        The students participated in the Rally on 25.06.15, which was organized by Deputy Director of Health Services, Coimbatore District. Rally was flagged off by Mrs.Archana Patnaik, District Collector, Coimbatore. Rally covered areas from Collectorate office to Racecourse road.
      • 05.06.2015- World Environment Day:
      • The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing had tree plantation in view of World Environment Day on 05.06.2015 at IMS&R campus. NSS volunteers participated in tree plantation; around 50 saplings were planted in the Institution premises. The NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing took oath on saving the environment & measures to prevent the global warming and had discussion based on the theme for the year 2015 “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.”
      • 12.05.15- INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY:
      • International Nurses Day was observed on 12.05.15 by conducting Essay writing competition (Tamil & English) for the B.Sc(N) students based on the theme “Nurses Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective”. The winners were awarded with prizes.
      • 09.05.15- ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING PROGRAMME:
      • The NSS Unit and YRC jointly organized road safety awareness training programme on 09.05.15 in PSG IMS&R Auditorium for around 400 nursing students. The session was handled by Mr.Vinayagamoorthy, Road Safety Awareness Training Officer, Commissioner Office, Coimbatore.The session was more interactive and videos were shown to the students related to accidents and space between life and death to create more awareness about road safety. The students have taken took oath to follow the traffic rules.
      • 07.04.15- WORLD HEALTH DAY:
      • World Health Day was jointly organized by the PSG College of Nursing- NSS Unit, PSG Karadivavi Rural Health Centre and Directorate of Field Publicity Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Coimbatore in V.Vadugapalayam,Vadhampachchery on 07.04.15. Nearly 80 village people attended the programme. The programme was based on the theme of the year “Food Safety”. The awareness about the importance of safe food from farm to plate, preventive measures of food poisoning, and the ill effects of fast food was disseminated to the people through skit and Film show. The programme was headed by Mrs.Rajamanai, President, and Mr.Krishnasamy, Ward Member, and felicitated by Mr.Chandrasekar, Field Publicity Officer, Mrs.Maheswari, NSS Programme Officer, Mr.Udhayakumar, Health Educator, PSG Karadivavi Health Centre, and Mr.Shanmuga Sundaram, Rotary club member. The news was published in Dhinamani and Malai malar.
      • 24.03.15- WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY:
      • The NSS Unit and the Community Health Nursing Department observed World Tuberculosis day on the theme of the year “Find, Treat and Cure 3 Million”. The awareness was created to the public through skit, puppet show, villupattu and Video Show in Pattalaththamman Kovil street, Peelamedu. The programme was felicitated by Mr.Ganesan, Field Publicity of India, Mrs.Maheswari.T, NSS Programme Officer and Mrs.Virutha Sarani, Asst.Professor, PSG College of Nursing.
      • 02.03.2015- MASS AWARENESS PROGRAMME :
      • NSS unit and Community Health Nursing Department of PSG College of Nursing conducted Mass awareness programme on Vector Borne Diseases like Dengue fever, Malaria and Chikungunya through role play, puppet show and villupattu. The programme was conducted on 2.3.15 in Government Higher Secondary School, Peelamedu. Around 170 students participated and benefited out of this programme. The programme was falicitated by Mrs.Maheswari.T NSS Programme Officer, Mrs.Gandhimathi, Mrs.Poornima, Mrs.Subathra, Asst.Professor and Ms.Merline, Asst.Lecturer, PSG college of Nursing.
      • 28.02.2015- NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY:
        National Science Day was observed by conducting Poster competition for the students based on the theme “Science for Nation Building” on 27.02.15. Students from II, III & IV year participated in the completion. Prize winners were awarded for I, II, & III place.
      • Regular Camp Activities (From January 2014 To December 2014

        • 5.12. 2014- WORLD AIDS DAY:
        • NSS and SNA have jointly observed the world AIDS Day (1st December) on 5th December, 2014 at PSG College of Nursing with an Elocution Competition on the theme of the 2014, “Getting to Zero” for the nursing students. 27 students had participated. Prize winners were awarded for I, II, & III place. All the participants were certified.
        • 17.11.2014 to 22.11.2014- NSS SPECIAL CAMP :
        • NSS unit of PSG College of Nursing organized NSS Special camp from 17.11.2014 to 22.11.2014 at Lakshminaickenpalayam, Selakkarichal panchayat. 60 NSS volunteers were debuted for the camp. The theme of the camp was based on ‘Healthy Youth for Healthy Nation’. NSS volunteers reached the camp area on 16.11.14
        • 16.11.2014 – Orientation to the NSS Volunteers :
        • The inauguration function of the NSS special camp was commenced on 17.11.2014 by 11 a.m. in the Devi Mangammal Kalyana mandapam at Lakshminaickenpalayam. Mr.Ranganathan ward counselor was the chief guest. Mr.Karthikeyan and Mrs.Indhrani ward counselor facilitated the function. Mrs.Maheswari.T NSS Programme Officer enlightened the volunteers about “NSS camp guidelines”. The programme was inaugurated by Dr.Elizabeth Jean Abraham, Principal, and Dr. Malarvizhi, Vice-Principal, PSG College of Nursing, who gave encouraging speech for the NSS volunteers.
        • Rally on “Alcoholism, Drug addiction and Tobacco usage” (Afternoon):
        • Rally on “Alcoholism, Drug addiction and Tobacco usage” was flagged off by Mrs Sofiya Princes Hema and Mrs.Jyothi S Sunandha, Assistant professors. NSS volunteers were holding placards with slogans regarding Alcoholism, Drug addiction and Tobacco usage. Rally covered most of the regions of the panchayat. The volunteers participated in the rally with great enthusiasm. The rally ended at 5 p.m.
        • 18.11.2014 – Free Medical Camp (Forenoon):
        • Free medical camp was organised. Doctors from Medicine, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology department of PSG Hospital were involved in conducting the camp. Around camp, 120 villagers attended the camp and benefited. After the checks up people were provided medicines at free of cost and few of them referred to the hospital for further treatment. Followed by NSS volunteers organized mass awareness programme on Cervical Cancer. Around 50-60 people attended the programme. NSS volunteers explained about cervical cancer causes, signs and symptoms and the management through puppet show, skit and villupattu.
        • Personality Development Programme (Afternoon)::
        • Personality development programme was organized for the NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing was arranged. The session was handled by Mr. Naachmuthu ,Asst. Professor, Department of Psychology, PSG College of Arts and Science Coimbatore. The programme lasted for 2 hours. The programme was very useful and motivative. He shared many points to enhance self confidence. He made the session interactive.
        • Film show on Consumer Awareness (Evening)::
          The film show on consumer awareness regarding junk foods was done by Mr.Chandrasekaran, Field Publicity Officer. Several short films were also filmed regarding mosquito borne diseases and prevention of road traffic accidents. Around 80 village people attended and benefited out of this programme.
        • 19.11.2014 – Self Defence Training Programme (Forenoon)::
        • Self defence training programme was organized for the NSS volunteers of PSG College of Nursing by Mr.Jeladharan, Yoga lecturer, Krishnammal College Coimbatore. He taught to the NSS Volunteers regarding basic silambam and karathe. The volunteers were enthusiastically participated and practiced the self defence training programmes.
        • Art and Craft class (Afternoon)::
        • Art and craft programme was organized for the village women to enhance their economic status. This was dealt by Mrs.Sangeetha Subash. Women’s were taught to make flower baskets, wealth from waste and so on. They expressed that the programme was very useful. Nearly 40 and 60 students and womens were benefited out of this programme.
        • 20.11.2014 – Tree plantation (Forenoon):
        • Tree plantation programme was organised in Devi Mangammal Kalyana Mandapam Temple premises. Firstly the reserved area for plantation had been cleared and dug well by the volunteers. 25 Saplings were planted.
        • Guest lecture on “Rights of Women: Both Constitutional and Legal” (Afternoon)::
        • Guest lecture on “Rights of Women: Both Constitutional and Legal” was organized for the village women and NSS volunteers. The session was handled by Mrs.Lavanya Bharathi.M.L.Visisting Professor in Government Law College, Coimbatore. She discussed about how the laws protect women from conception to death, how they can utilize the laws, and how to empower women legally.
        • 21.11.2014 – Dental camp (Forenoon):
        • Free dental camp was organized for the SRNV Elemantary School children in Lakshminaickenpalayam, Selakkarichal. Dental doctors from PSG Hospital participated in this camp. Around 42 children benefited out of this camp. After the checkup students were provided medicines at free of cost and few of them were referred to hospital for further treatments.
        • Elocution Competition (Afternoon):
        • NSS unit conducted different competitions for the SRNV Elementary School children, Lakshminaickenpalayam. Various competitions like elocution, running, bottle filling, biscuit biting, musical chair and balloon bursting etc., were conducted and prizes were distributed to the school students. All the students participated enthusiastically and won the prizes. The Prizes were given at the end of the programme.
        • Street play on Environmental Sanitation (Evening):
        • Street play on Environmental sanitation was conducted in Lakshiminaickenpalayam Bustand. Around 40-50 people attended the street play. NSS volunteers explained the importance of environmental sanitation by singing song and role play.
        • 22.11.2014 – Cooking Competition (Forenoon):
        • Cooking competition with millet preparations was conducted for the village women in Lakshminaicken palayam. Around 15 women were participated. The products were judged based on taste, ingredients, health benefits, cost, and time of preparations. Prizes were distributed to the winners during the valediction programme.
        • Valediction Function (Evening):
        • Valediction programme was felicitated by Mr.Kalyana Sundaram, and Mr.Ranganathan Trust Board members, Sri Devi Mangammal Kalyanamandapam, Mr.Karthikeyan ward counselor,and Prof.Esther Daisy Joel , HOD Mental Health Nursing Department PSG College of Nursing. Prizes were distributed to all the participants and winners of the competitions. Helping hands were honored during valediction.
        • Report on Yoga Practice – All days:
        • As a part of NSS special camp yoga classes was conducted at Lakshminaickenpalayam from 17.11.2014 to 22.11.2014, daily at 7 am – 8.30 am by Mr.Jaladharan, Yoga lecturer, Krishnammal College. The classes were held on meditation, alternate nostril breathing, suryanamaskaram, warmup exercise, relaxation technique, weight balancing exercise and different asanas.
        • 10.10.2014. – WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY CELEBRATION:
        • World Mental Health Day was observed on 10.10.14 in PSG Hospital Psychiatric ward and OPD. Role play was performed by the NSS Volunteers regarding drug regiment, ill effects of not adhering to the drug regimen and the role of the care givers in the drug compliance. Around 100 pamphlets regarding drug compliance were distributed to the patients and relatives in the ward and OPD. Poster competition was held for the NSS Volunteers based on the theme for the year 2014 “Living with Schizophrenia”. Around 15 inpatients and 100 out patients benefited out of this programme. The programme was felicitated by Prof. Esther Daisy Joel, HOD mental health nursing department and Mr. Karuppasamy Psychiatric Social Worker PSG Hospital, Faculty of Mental Health Nursing Department and Staff Nurses in Psychiatric Ward.
        • 04.08.2014. – World breast feeding week celebration:
        • World breast feeding week was observed on 4.8.2014 at Selakarichal panchayat. Mr. Swaminathan Ex president of Selakarichal panjayat presided the programme. Well Baby Contest was conducted where the fifty tiny tots were dressed up in vibrant colors took an active participation and the best baby and the proud mother was awarded. Faculty from PSG College of Nursing and Supervisors from PSG Hospital gave talk on importance of breast feeding for the mother and baby, highlighted the breast feeding week theme, and explained the techniques of breast feeding. A short film on breast feeding was filmed for the mother. The programme felicitated by Mr.Chandrasekaran Field publicity of India, Mrs.Maheswari.T NSS Programme Officer, Mrs. Vidhya.K, Mrs. Virutha Sarani, Ms. Ajitha, Mrs. Subahdhra, Mrs. Rajeshwari, Ms.Merline, Ms. Abitha, Mrs.Irin Dorathy and Mrs.Bobby. The news was published in Dhinamalar and Afternoon paper.
        • 11.07.14. – World population day: World population day was observed on 11.7.14 at A.V.A.T Hr.Sec School along with field publicity and GEM trust, sulur. Elocution and slogan writing competition were conducted for the school children and prizes were awarded.NSS volunteer enacted a skit on Small Family Norm and a speech was given based on the World population day theme “Investing in the youth” and the programme was felicitated by Mr.Sivaprakasam, NSS programme officer, A.V.A.T Hr.Sec School, Mr.Umapathy, Head Master, A.V.A.T Hr.Sec School and Mr.A.Ramesh Arumugam, Secretary, GEM Trust.
        • 05.06.14. – World Environmental Day: The NSS volunteers of PSG CON along with Medical & Paramedical students took oath on saving the environment & measures to prevent of global warming. Had discussion based on the theme for the year 2014 “Raise your voice not the sea level”. NSS volunteers participated in tree plantation; around 110 saplings were planted in the Institution premises. The news was published in Thinathanthi.
        • 13.05.14. – Fire and Safety drill: IV year students participated on a Fire and Safety classes and drill conducted by Mr. Rajagopal, Fire and Safety Officer, PSG Institutions. They were taken classes by Fire and Safety Officer on various aspects of fire safety, alerting on code red, management in fire accidents and demonstration was done on use of fire extinguishers and use of water to extinguish fire. All students rehearsed and demonstrated the use of extinguishers and water hose to extinguish fire.
        • 12.05.14. – Mass awareness programme on Breast and Cervical Cancer: Thirty students from PSG College of Nursing staged a short skit and enacted a mime on the effects and prevention of breast cancer and cervical cancer. The programme aimed at creating the awareness among the female prisoners about the causes, symptoms and prevention of breast and cervical cancer and students demonstration on self examination of the breast. A film show on prevention of breast and cervical cancer was screened by Field Publicity of India.
          Mr.Govindarajan, Deputy Inspector General of Police and Mr. K. Anandan, Superintendent of Prisons, Coimbatore presided over the function. Prof.Esther Daisy Joel, HOD, Psychiatric Department and Mr.Chandrasekar, Field Publicity Assistant, Field Publicity of India felicitated the programme and it was organized by Mrs.Vidhya K. NSS Coordinator. Ms.Ajitha. A, Asst. Professor, PSG College of Nursing.
        • 04.04.14. – Mass awareness programme on Breast and Cervical Cancer: Thirty students from PSG College of Nursing staged a short skit and enacted a mime on the effects and prevention of breast cancer and cervical cancer. The programme aimed at creating the awareness among the female prisoners about the causes, symptoms and prevention of breast and cervical cancer and students demonstration on self examination of the breast. A film show on prevention of breast and cervical cancer was screened by Field Publicity of India.
          Mr.Govindarajan, Deputy Inspector General of Police and Mr. K. Anandan, Superintendent of Prisons, Coimbatore presided over the function. Prof.Esther Daisy Joel, HOD, Psychiatric Department and Mr.Chandrasekar, Field Publicity Assistant, Field Publicity of India felicitated the programme and it was organized by Mrs.Vidhya K. NSS Coordinator. Ms.Ajitha. A, Asst. Professor, PSG College of Nursing.
        • 06.3.14. – Mass awareness programme: The NSS volunteers played a skit on substance abuse, ill effects of alcohol and tobacco at Rayappa street, Peelamedu. Skit, puppet show and villupattu were organized.
        • 28.2.14. – National Science day: Article submission competition was conducted for students on the theme of “Science and technology interaction” and best articles were awarded.
        • 5.1.14. – Perur temple: 25 NSS volunteers went to Perur temple on 05.01.2014. Students actively involved in cleaning the temple premises and educated the devotees on importance of cleanliness to preserve historical monument and to maintain sanctity of the temple.
        • Regular Camp Activities (From January 2013 To November 2013)

        • 11.11.2013 to 16.11.2013. – NSS Special Camp: The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing conducted a special camp at Lakshminayakanpalayam Panchayat from 11.11.2013 to 16.11.2013.Mr.Kankaraj District Councellor inaguarated the camp. A variety of programme were such as free medical camp, tree plantation, children’s day programme & career development programme for the school students, Art & craft class & Rangoli competition for the village women and sports for village Boys club with first aid education were conducted . A rally on Diabetes & Hypertension , Street play on vector borne diseases were also conducted. Yoga classes and personality development programme were conducted for the NSS volunteers. Prizes were distributed for the villagers who participated in various competitions. NSS volunteers participated in the camp with great enthusiasm and co-operation.The camp ended on 16.11.2013.
        • 10.10.13 – Mock Drill On Emergency Preparedness: NSS Unit jointly with PSG Hospitals safety wing organized Evacuation Mock drill at paramedical block. In the drill code red was activated in the third floor of Nursing college. Nearly 836 Faculty and students participated in the scenario.
        • 07.09.13 – Perur Temple: 25 NSS volunteers went to Perur temple on 7.9.13. Students actively involved in cleaning the temple premises and educated the devotees on importance of cleanliness to preserve historical monument and to maintain sanctity of the temple.
        • 05.09.13 – National Nutrition Week: National Nutrition Week observed on 5th of September at Arasur along with Field Publicity of India .Nearly 50 mothers and self help group women participated in the programme. A skit was enacted by nursing students on the importance of nutrition and doubts were clarified.
        • 05.08.13 – World Breast feeding Week Celebration: World Breast Feeding Week was observed by focusing the rural population of karukampalayam on August 5th 2013 along with Child Health Nursing, Maternity Health Nursing Department, PSG Hospital, Karadivavi & Field Publicity of India . A role play to highlight the Importance of Exclusive breast feeding was performed by 3 year nursing students of PSG College of Nursing and Well Baby Contest was conducted the best baby and the proud mother was awarded. Field Publicity of India was organized a film show for mothers on Importance of breast feeding and all mothers viewed.
        • 11.07.13 – World Population Day: Based on the theme “Prevention of Adolescence pregnancy”. The students were asked to collect the information related to
          Vital Statistics and its problems
          Ways to control the Population.
          Problems of over population
          The same was displayed and evaluated the prizes were awarded to the best papers.
        • 05.06.13 – World Environment Day: The NSS volunteers of PSG CON along with Medical & Paramedical students took oath on saving the environment & Anti-food waste. Had discussion based on the theme for the year 2013 “Think, eat, save” & enormous devasting effects on the environment.NSS volunteers participated in tree plantation, around 100 saplings were planted.
        • 12.05.13 – Nurses Day: The NSS volunteers played a short skit on Importance of Nursing & Nurses to the society. In the skit, they highlighted the values of Nurses & their dedication to the society.The play was broadcasted in PSG Community FM.
        • 07.04.13 – World Health Day: Skit on Awareness about “Prevention of Hypertension” was organized at Lakshminayakan Palayam,Karadivavi.
        • 08.03.13 – International Women’s Day: To commemorate the International Women’s Day, the NSS & Youth Red Cross of PSG College of Nursing in partnership with Indian Red Cross Society, Coimbatore District Branch organised a one day “Women Welfare and Awareness Programme” at Indian Red Cross Building, Coimbatore. Prof. Elizabeth Jean Abraham, Principal, PSG College of Nursing inaugurated the sessions. She spoke about empowering women to protect their rights and women to remain as a unified force to achieve this. In the first session, Mr. A. K. Rajendran, Advocate& author of Kovai Satta Vizhipunarvu Monthly Magazine, insisted on the importance of knowing women legal issues. The second session was headed by Mrs. Christy Christopher, Board Member, YWCA, Coimbatore. She gave ideas to manage the problems in domestic and professional life. In the third session, Mrs. Latha Sundaram, Managing Trustee, Aram Foundation Charitable Trust, Coimbatore delivered a lecture on the necessity of self- defence and there was a practical session on self- defence. The news was published in Dina Malar.
        • 28.02.13 – National Science Day: Poster competition was conducted for students on the theme “Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security”. Posters were evaluated and best posters were awarded . Ms.Steffy Jose P and Amarnath K of 3rd year B.Sc Nursing bagged the first prize in National Science Day Quiz held at PSG College of Pharmacy on 15.03.2013.
        • 12.01.13 – National Youth Day: As a part of this, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women organized Inter Collegiate Seminar on “Wake Up Bharath – Enlighten the World”. 10 students of II and III B.Sc(N) have attended and received certificates for participation.
        • Regular Camp Activities (From January 2012 To December 2012)

        • 01.12.2012 – World AIDS Day : • As part of the World AIDS Day, NSS Unit and Community Health Nursing Department along with Shanthi Ashram NGO’s conducted a sensitization programme among nursing students on 30.11.2012. Nearly 200 II & III year B.Sc Nursing students participated and gained knowledge on HIV and AIDS.
          3 PLHA’s came from Shanthi Ashram – Sudar programme showed their views and challenges faced by them in the society during the initial period and their diagnosis.
          NSS Unit honoured them by giving nutrition supplements and vitamin tablets to improve their immunity.
          Prof.Elizabeth Jean Abraham, principal and Dr.Vinu Aram, President, Shanthi Ashram presided over the function. Principal gave speech and explained to the students that a generation is lost and the grand parents are taking care of the grand children. Students saluted the PLHA’s by standing and clapping for their confidence and positive attitude towards life.
        • 18.11.2012 to 24.11.2012- NSS SPECIAL CAMP : The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing conducted a special camp at Lakshminayakanpalayam Panchayat from 18.11.2012 to 24.11.2012. A variety of programme were conducted for the villagers. A mass awareness programme on Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension was inaugurated by Mr.K.Thirumalai Rajkumar, Youth Officer, NSS Regional Centre, Chennai. Various other programme such as free medical camp, veterinary camp, banking and health insurance, tree plantation, children’s day programme for the school students and imitation jewellery making were conducted for the village women. A rally on dengue awareness was inaugurated by Honourable Minister Shri.S.Dhamodharan, Minister of Agriculture, Tamilnadu. Yoga classes and personality development programme were conducted for the NSS volunteers. Prizes were distributed for the villagers who participated in various competitions. NSS volunteers participated in the camp with great enthusiasm and co-operation. the camp ended on 24.11.2012.
        • 30.6.12 – Tribal Visit to Palamalai: IV year B.Sc(N) students had a Tribal Visit to Palamalai on 30.6.12. They donated cloths, stationery and house hold items to the residents of the area. They also conducted a medical camp. Residents of the area were benefited by the camp.
        • 12.5.12 – Nurses Day : International nurses day was observed on 12.5.12. Prof.Esther Daist Joel and Prof. Baby gave a speech on Closing the Gap :Evidence to Action in PSG Community FM which was broad casted.
        • 8.3.12 – International Women’s Day : International women’s day was observed on 8th March 2012.Elocution competition was organized in 3 languages in which 20 students participated enthusiastically in the competition and won prizes.
        • 2.3.12 – Tree Plantation : On 2.3.12 Tree plantation was organized in PSG campus in remembrance of Chief Minister’ Dr.J.Jayalalitha’s birthday. Totally 64 sapling were planted around college premises. NSS volunteers were participated actively in tree plantation.
        • 6.3.12 – Mass Awareness Programme : On 6.3.12, Mass awareness programme was conducted on substance abuse, ill effects of alcohol and tobacco at Rayappa street, Peelamedu. Skit, puppet show and villupattu were organized based on the theme. Around 70-100 people participated and were benefited.
        • 28.02.12 – Science Day : The NSS unit of PSG College of Nursing observed the National Science day on 28.02.11 article submission competition was conducted for students on the theme of “The Cleaner Energy Options and Nuclear Safety”. The submitted articles were evaluated and best articles were awarded.
        • Regular Camp Activities (From January 2011 To December 2011)

        • 12.12.11 – Inauguration of Red Ribbon Club : The NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing co-jointly with PSG IMS&R inaugurated Red Ribbon Club on 12.12.2011. Dr. Mohammed Ali, District Programme Manager, District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit, Coimbatore inaugurated the programme and unwheel the Red Ribbon Club Board and gave a lecture on Prevention of AIDS. During the session Mrs. M.D.Anuratha, Associate Professor discussed on stigma and discrimination of AIDS and Mrs. Rama, Lecturer.
        • 14.11.11 – Mass Awareness Programme : PSG College of Nursing-Community health Nursing Department, NSS Unit and PSG Rural Health Centre conducted amass awareness programme in two places. The Bsc Nursing students of PSG College of Nursing conducted many programs to create awareness on cervix cancer, breast self examination urinary incontinence at tailoring centre and hypertension and diabetes at Jeeva nagar. The life style changes advanced to these disease which leads to chronic care. The Neelambur people attended and benefited.
        • 13.11.11 to 19.11.11 – NSS Special Camp Report
        • 13.11.2011 – Inauguration : The inaugural function of NSS Special Camp was commenced on 13.11.2011 by 10 a.m. in Panchayat Middle School of Kollupalayam. The programme started with a prayer song by Ms. Yugasubitha of 2010 Batch. Chief guest Mr. Dhandapani, Mr. Govindharaj, Panchayat President, Mr. Karuppusamy, Assistant Panchayat President and ward members Mr. Palaniswamy, Mr. Arjunan, Mr. Balu attended the function. Mrs.K.Vidhya NSS Coordinator welcomed the gathering. Assistant Professor Ms. Lavanya Mary.F spoke about the views and objectives of NSS Special Camp. Chief guest Mr. Dhandapani inaugurated the function and Panchayat President Mr. Govindaraj gave an encouraging speech for NSS volunteers. Mr. Karuppusamy contributed his efforts in arranging the stay of NSS volunteers. Ms. Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Nursing gave vote of thanks.
        • 14.11.11 – Special Police Programme – “Police is your Friend” : NSS Unit of PSG College of Nursing conducted a special police programme “Police is your friend on 14.11.11 at 10 a.m. in Oothupalayam Middle School. Welcome speech was given by Mrs. Vidhya.K, Assistant professor, NSS Coordinator & Presidential Address was given by Mrs. Anuradha.M.D, Associate Professor, PSG College of Nursing. Mr. Ramachandran, Sub Inspector of Traffic Control, Sulur Police Station was the Chief Guest. He explained about road traffic rules & regulations, prevention of accidents, emergency calls, importance of helmet wearing and speed limit. He also explained about good samaritan law and he clarified the doubts of public. There was an interactive session with students at the end of the programme & vote of thanks was given by Ms. Santhoshpriya of 2009 batch.
        • 14.11.11 – Children’s Day Programme : The NSS Unit conducted children’s day programme on 14.11.11 in Kollupalayam Middle School. The welcome speech was given by Mrs. Vidhya.K, Assistant Professor& the chief guest of the day was Mrs. Sreerenjini.B, Associate Professor. Volunteers motivated the students to participate in the competitions. Competitions like running race, biscuit bite, musical chair, saving balloons, lemon & spoon, sac race and filling the bottle was conducted. Prizes were given at the end of competition. At last, vote of thanks was given by Ms. Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Nursing.
        • Yoga Practice : As a part of NSS Special Camp, Yoga classes was conducted in Government Middle School, Kollupalayam from 15.11.11 to 17.11.11 at 7 a.m. – 8.30 a.m. by Mr. Jaladhavan. Yoga Lecturer, Krishnammal College. The classes were held on meditation, alternate nostril breathing. Suryanamaskar, warm up exercise and relaxation technique. On 16.11.11 there were yogic games and basic kazhari.
        • 15.11.11 – Report On Free Medical Camp : PSG NSS Unit has conducted free medical camp which was held on 15.11.11 Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Oothupalayam Middle School. In this, dental and opthal were included and the doctors involved in diagnosis and treatment. In this camp 150 students of Oothupalayam Middle School and 17 members of different areas came for dental and opthal check up. After the check up 5 members registered for cataract surgery and 3 school students found to have defractive errors & advised for spectacles. The camp was inaugurated by Prof. Malarvizhi.G, HOD, Child Health Nursing Department and the camp was organized by Mrs. Vidhya.K, NSS Coordinator. The camp ended at 12.30 p.m.
        • 15.11.11 – Computer Education : NSS unit of PSG College of Nursing conducted computer education in association with Apollo Computer Education, Hope College for school students in Government Middle School at Kollupalayam on 15.11.11 at 11 a.m. The programme was started with the welcome speech by Ms.Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor and introduced the Educator Mr.Sathish Kumar to the school students. Basic computer operations were taught to the students and the doubts were clarified. The session was about one and half hours. Finally, Mr.Baskaran.M, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Nursing spoke about the uses of computers in education system and vote of thanks was given by Mrs.Vidhya.K, Assistant Professor cum NSS Coordinator.
        • 15.11.11 – Street Play : On15.11.11 a street play was conducted near library ground, Kollupalayam at 5 p.m. The program was inaugurated by Prof. Esther Daisy Joel & Mrs. Bindu. C. Vasanthi, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Nursing. A small play was presented by NSS volunteers on the importance of caring mentally challenged people. Ms. Santhosh Priya taught abut the care of mentally ill and clarified the doubts of the public who were present to watch the play. At last Mrs. Vidhya.K, NSS Coordinator gave the vote of thanks.
        • 16.11.11 – Road Safety Awareness For School Children – An awareness programme for school children on “Road safety” was conducted on 16.11.11 from 10 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. The programme was thought up with the help of Mr. Murugesan, Chief, Head Guard who gave a detailed talk about road safety & its importance. Programme was organized by Mrs.Vidhya.K, NSS Coordinator and Dr.Subhadra Iyengar, PSG College of Nursing as chief guest. About 150 children attended the programme. At the end of the programme, vote of thanks was given by Ms.Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor.
        • 16.11.11 – Report On Personality Development : On 16th November 2011 a class on “Personality Development” for NSS students was conducted by Dr.Gayathri Devi, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Avinashilingam University at 2 p.m. The welcome speech was given by Mrs. Vidhya.K, Assistant Professor cum NSS Coordinator. The class was effective & encouraging. She had taught many tips to improve the concentration. She had also taught about the importance of developing good personality. Vote of thanks was given by Ms. Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor & the student field work was given by Ms. Santhosh Priya of 2009 batch.
        • 17.11.11 – Report On Mushroom Cultivation : On 17.11.11, a class on mushroom cultivation was conducted in Arasur Panchayat office for self help group women as a income generating activities. Ms. Santhosh Priya welcomed the gathering Dr. V. Prakasam, Department of Plant Patholoy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University was invited as resource person for the class. We taught about different method of cultivation twenty five women were participated and learnt the making with interest. The Chief Guest of the day Prof. T. Nirmala, Vice Principal, PSG College of Nursing motivated the group regarding the cultivation and clarified the doubts. The demonstration was done by the group. At last, the vote of thanks was given by Ms. Ajitha.A, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Nursing.
        • 18.11.11 – Rangoli Competition : On the 5th day of NSS programme, rangoli competition for women was conducted in Murugan temple. It was started at 2 p.m. 9 members were participated with real interest. The evaluation was done by Prof. Christy Mekala.V, Professor & Mrs.Anju.V, Assistant Professor based on time, design attractiveness and neatness. Participants used the materials like chalk piece, flowers, coloured salts and colour powder. Judges selected the best 3 rangoli and prizes were distributed during valediction.
        • 17.11.2011 – Puppet Show On Breast Self Examination : As a part of NSS special camp puppet show on breast self examination was conducted on 17.11.2011. Volunteers taught the public regarding the breast self examination and the importance of screening. Prof. Christy Mekala V and Mrs. Anju V, Assistant Professor presided over the progrmame and ended with vote of thanks by Ms. Keerthana B, Assistant Lecturer, PSG College of Nursing.
        • 18.11.2011 – Report on film show on ‘Safe Drinking Water’ : NSS Unit along with Field Publicity Office, Ministry of Press Information Beauro organized a film show on safe drinking water on 18.11.2011 between 7 – 8 p.m. at Kollupalayam. Nearly 80 members were participated including young children, youngsters and elderly ones. The programme was addressed by Ms.Ajitha A, Asst. Professor. After that as it was a slum area several short films were also shown on prevention of mosquito born diseases, family planning, iron and iodine deficiency, ill effects of smoking and female foeticide. The programme was concluded by Ms.Keerthana B, Asst. Lecturer and expressed her gratitude to Mr.Chandra Sekaran, Field Publicity Officer and to the public.
        • 18.11.2011 – Report on Women Empowerment Debate : On 18.11.2011 debate was conducted on women empowerment at 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. The welcome speech was given by Ms.Ajitha A, Asst. Professor PSG College of Nursing .The topic was on women empowerment in that the positive and negative views were brought out for discussion and it was concluded by Prof.Tamilselvi. PSG College of Nursing around 25 students gathered and a skit was conducted on women empowerment by NSS volunteers and Ms.B.Keerthana, Asst. Lecturer gave the vote of thanks.
        • 17.11.2011 – Volley Ball Competition : On 17.11.2011, the volley ball competition was conducted in Government Middle School, Kollupalayam. NSS volunteers Ms.Bhuvaneswari and Ms.Jincy organized and welcomed the gathering. Ms.Ajitha, Asst. Professor and Ms.Keerthana B, Asst. Lecturer inaugurated the competition. Mr.Sivagurunathan, Karate Master accepted to be the judge for competition. Competition was conducted between 4 teams two junior and two senior the junior match won by team named hones and senior match won by team named friends.Vote of thanks was give by Ms.Bhuvaneswari of 2009 batch.
        • 10.11.2011 – Valediction : The valediction programme of NSS special camp was commenced on 19.11.2011 at 10.30 a.m. in Panchayat Middle School of Kollupalayam. The programme started with a prayer song and welcome speech was given by Mrs.Vidhya K, Asst. Professor cum NSS Coordinator. Mrs.Gandhimathi R, Associate Professor, Ms.Sudhapriya S, Asst. Professor and Ms.Sofiya Princess Hema, Asst. Professor attended the valedictory programme and appreciated the NSS volunteers. After the speech cultural programme was performed by NSS volunteers. In between the culturals, prizes were distributed to the school children and village people who won in the competition. Finally the valediction was ended by the vote of thanks by Ms.Ajitha A, Asst. Professor. She gave thanks to the President, Vice President, village people, School Head Mistress, teachers, school students and NSS volunteers who gathered in the valediction programme. gave a lecture on ART and Dr.Mohammed gave a lecture on Milestones of HIV. At the end of the session, doubts were clarified by and various issues on HIV was discussed by the chief guest.
        • 10.10.11 – World Mental Health Day : World Mental Health Day was observed on 10.10.11 in Psychiatric ward and OPD. Bsc and Msc nursing Students played a skit on schizophrenia. Displayed posters and a short film on mental awareness were played. Pamphlets were issued.
        • 24.9.11 – NSS Day : As part of the NSS day celebration the PSG College of Nursing visited Snehalaya Home for HIV infected persons. The NSS volunteers administered typhoid vaccine. They also played a skit on personal hygiene and nutrition. There was also a puppet show on dental hygiene.35 HIV infected persons ranging from 2 ½ to 45 years benefited from the programme.NSS volunteers donated the sun amount of Rs.3500/- for buying the grocery to the Snehalaya Home.
        • 6.9.11 – National Nutrition Week : National Nutrition Week was organized on 6th of September at Ellaithottam, Coimbatore. Co-jointly by NSS wing and Community nursing department the students prepared food rich in nutrition like groundnut balls and carrot kheer and administered the same to the ballwadi children. The diabetic hypertensive patients and elderly people were provided with greens and salads and they were advised to take balanced the dietary pattern. Around 40 members including children were benefited from the program.
        • 18.8.11 – Observation Of Sadhbavana Diwas : Sadhbavana Day was observed on 18th August by the NSS volunteers. All the students were participated and a speech was given by the Nss Programme Officer. Students took Sadhbavana Day Pledge on that day.
        • 15.8.11 – Independence Day Celebration : Independence Day was celebrated at Othupalayam Middle School. We conducted various competitions like drawing, singing, writing and elocution competitions to the school students and prizes were given. Students gave cultural at the end of the program. School Leaders from Arasur Panchayat felicitated the program
        • 6.8.11 – World Breast Feeding Week : World Breast Feeding Week was observed by focusing the rural population of Vedapatti on 6th August 2011 along with Rural Health Centre Vedapatti and Innerwheel Club, Coimbatore. A role play to highlight the importance of successful breast feeding was performed by PG Students of PSG C college of Nursing and Well Baby Contest was conducted where the tiny tots were dressed up in vibrant colors took an active participation and the best baby and the proud mother was awarded.
        • 11.07.2011 – World Population Day : World Population Day was observed by NSS unit based on the theme “Urgency for global issues”. The students were asked to collect the information related to Vital Statistics and its problems, Ways to control the Population and Problems of over population. The same was displayed and evaluated. The prizes were awarded to the best papers.
        • 02.07.2011 – Tribal Visit : The NSS unit had visited Perumalkovilpathi tribal area. The 40 student volunteers, HOD’s, Faculty of College of Nursing also accompanied the team. The population of this village is around 250. A free medical camp was organized and 80 people of the village were screened, among them 20 URI, 33 undernourished children, 7reproductive tract infection and 11 Osteoporosis cases were detected. Medications was provided at free of cost. The people in the village were educated on personal hygiene, menstrual hygiene, reproductive health, Nutrition and oral health. The cloths, toys, stationeries and utensils were distributed to the needy people.
        • 25.06.11 – NSS Activity : The YRC and NSS unit had organized a rescue operation and fire extinguishing programme at PSG Paramedical block. Mr. A Murugesan, Superintendent of prison presided over the function. There were 450 students & faculty from Paramedical department and 30 home guards & fire service personnel participated. The home guards exhibited on rescue of person caught under vehicle and buildings. They also demonstrated the skill in bring the victims from most elevated buildings. They demonstrated on various techniques in safe transport of victims to the ground level and also to the ambulance. The programme was telecasted through UTV and also published in Daily Newspapers like The Hindu, Dinakaran and Malaimalar
        • 5.06.11 – World Environment Day : The world environment day was celebrated by NSS unit and organized by a film on forest, generation and degeneration of the earth in the past and now, truth about tiger was telecasted. The students staged a skit on “preservation and conservation of forest”.
        • 31.05.11 – World No Tobacco Day Observed : NSS unit conducted World No Tobacco Day at Central Prison, Coimbatore. Mr. Murugesan, Superintendent of Prison inaugurated the function and welcomed the gathering. PSG College of Nursing students participated in street play, mime show on harmful effects of tobacco usage and Documentary Film and a speech on ‘Tobacco awareness’ was delivered for prisoners took oath against tobacco usage. During the programme, the knowledge and attitude of prisoners regarding smoking and its ill effects was assessed. The volunteers participated in short skit, mime show on harmful effects of Tobacco usage, enacted a short film on the ill effects of tobacco and a speech on tobacco awareness was delivered for prisoners. At the end of the session prisoners took a pledge assuring to give up tobacco. On the same day the faculty Ms. A Kondal devi, Mr. Baskaran, Mrs. K.Vidhya conducted a programme on WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY was broadcasted in PSG FM on 31.5.11. They had a discussion on the WHO framework convention on tobacco control.
        • 18.04.11 – NSS Activity : ECO Club, NSS & SNA organized a film show on Truth about tiger at 5 pm on 18.4.11. All the students and faculty viewed the film.
        • 7.04.11 – World Health Day : The faculty Ms. Kondal Devi, Asst Professor, along with the NSS volunteers conducted a programme on World Health Day which was broadcasted in PSG FM. They had a discussion based on the theme ‘NO ACTION TODAY, NO CURE TOMORROW’ in a form of skit.
        • 31.03.11 – World Water Day : The UG and PG Nursing students participated and won prizes for drawing, painting and power point presentation during the Inter Collegiate Competition organized by PSG College of Pharmacy in commemoration of World Water Day and World Forest Day
        • 24.03.2011 – World TB Day : NSS Unit conducted a film show on Prevention of Tuberculosis in an urban area. The film show was arranged by the Filed Publicity Office, Singanallur.
        • 19.03.2011 – Observation of International Science Day :

          NSS Unit conducted a competition among volunteers on exhibition of working model. Totally 9 teams participated in the competition with different topics, such as :

          I Year : On blood circulation
          II Year  : On prevention of tuberculosis
          III Year  : On CABG surgery
          IV Year : HIV disease progression

          All the volunteers interestingly participated and prepared the working model. The best three teams were selected and the prizes were given during Intra Cultural Meet on 19.03.2011.

        • 07.03.2011 to 10.03.2011 – International Women’s Day: As part of observing International Women’s Day, the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth & Development University conducted various competitions in Chennai. Among those, our volunteers participated in street play, poster and mime show competitions. On 7.3.2011 they participated in street play and poster competitions. In street play they won second prize and in poster Ms. Devipriya won the third prize. On 10.03.2011, they participated (2 teams) in mime show competition. One team won the first prize. Nearly 33 volunteers participated in the above programme. All of them had a chance to interact with other college volunteers. Each batch was accompanied by Mrs. Gandhimathi & Mrs. K. Vidya, the NSS programme Officers. On 08.03.201, as part of International Women’s Day, NSS Unit, PSG College of Nursing kept the sign board in three places on stressing the 2011 theme. Three best comments were given prizes. The theme was equal rights for women.
        • 12.01.11 to 19.01.11 – National Youth Week: NSS Unit observed National Youth Week by conducting elocution competition on ‘Youth involvement towards National Development and a debate on ‘Effect of technology among youth’. .
        • 03.1.11 – Mass awareness on Ill Effects of Smoking and Alcoholism: NSS volunteers conducted the program at S.S Kulum PHC. They performed a skit on alcoholism and smoking, Natiyamum Nadagamum on effects of alcoholism.
        • Regular Camp Activities (From March 2010 To December 2010)

        • 08.12.10 – Mass Awareness Program On Dengue Fever: NSS volunteers performed mass awareness program on Dengue fever at S.S Kulum PHC. Volunteers performed a skit on prevention of dengue fever, Mime show on clinical manifestations, then tableau on the complications of dengue fever. Volunteers conducted a small quiz to the public and distributed prizes to them.
        • 13.11.2010 to 19.11.2010 – NSS Special Camp: NSS Special camp was organized on 13.11.2010 to 19.11.2010 at Kollupalayam. 50 NSS volunteers participated in the camp and we stayed at Government Middle School, Oothupalayam. The programme was inaugurated by Mr. C.N.Rajan, Kazhaga Seyalalar, Chinniampalayam and Mr. A.V.Anbarasu, President, Arasur Panchayat. Various programmes were organized on each day and volunteers interestingly participated in all the programmes. The theme of the camp was based on ‘Healthy Youth for Healthy Nation’.
        • On 14.11.2010 conducted Medical Camp from PSG Hospitals. Various department doctors came and gave treatment to nearly 7 -10 village people. On 15.11.2010, Fancy Dress Competition at Balwadi & Puppet Show on Dental Hygiene for primary school children was organized.
        • On 16.11.2010, Education given on Menstrual Hygiene to middle school girls. At 11 a.m. gave Awareness Programme on Plastic Waste Disposal. Volunteers performed street play at various places and we gave a bag from RAAC office to collect the dry plastic waste to shops and school children. The programme is called as WOW – Wealth out of Waste.
        • On 17.11.2010 arranged a Session on ‘Stress Management and Improving Memory Power’ to NSS volunteers. On the same day, evening organized a Rally on H1N1 influenza which was felicitated by Mr. Ganesan, District Health Education Officer, DDHS, and Coimbatore.
        • On 18.11.2010, 50 saplings were planted at Kollupalayam area. Dr.Subhadra Iyengar, Eco Club point person planted the saplings. Regarding time management, a practical session was organized to NSS volunteers. Prof.Christy Mekala gave a inspirational Speech on Time Management. On 19.11.2010, Preparation of Soap Powder And Soap Oil and Candle Making was taught to SHG women by Dr.Johnsy Rani from Avinashilingam University life long learning department. Nearly 30 women participated and benefited through this programme. To stress the National Integration various competitions was conducted and prizes were given to school children.
        • On 18.11.2010 a Film Show was organized by Field Publicity Office, Singanallur on Health And Hygiene and Road Safety at SC Colony, Coimbatore.
        • At last, 19.11.2010 3 p.m. Valediction programme was felicitated by Mr. Karupusamy, Counselor, Kollupalayam Mrs. Rukmini, Headmistress, Othupalayam Middle School and Prof. Esther Daisy Joel, Prof Beena Chacko, Prizes were distributed to all the participants and winners of the competitions. Those who helped in the programme were honored during valediction.NSS volunteers and school children gave cultural programme to the audience.
        • 1.11.10 – Mass Awareness Program : NSS unit conducted the mass awareness program on swineflu awareness at S.S kulum PHC. Volunteers performed a skit on the prevention aspect & Villupattu on the causes of swine flu.
        • 19.10.10 – Emergency Evacuation & Disaster Drill at Arasur High School : NSS unit along with Community Health Nursing Dept organized the disaster drill at Higher Sec School. After the Evacuation, Demo on Fire Extinguisher operation was taught to students.
        • 24.09.10 – NSS Day Observation : NSS day was observed by conducting the personality Development Program for the Volunteers. Dr Rohini, Lecturer (Selection Grade), Dept of Psychology, Avinashilingam University for Women, came and gave the Lecture on Stress & Time Management.
        • 20.8.10 – Observance of Sadhbavana Diwas Day : Sadbhawanadi was observed by the NSS volunteers. All the students were participated and one NSS volunteer spoke on National Harmony. Students took Sadbhavana day pledge on that day.
        • 15.8.10 – Independence Day Celebration : Independence Day was celebrated at Oothupalayam Middle school. We conducted various Competitions like Drawing & Singing Competitions, Essay Writing and Elocution Competition to the school students and prizes were given. Students gave cultural at the end of the program. School Leaders from Arasur Panchayat came and felicitated the program.
        • 3.8.10 – World Breast Feeding Week Celebration : World breast feeding week was observed by conducting awareness program to antenatal mothers at S.S Kul;um PHC , Based on the theme. The theme is emphasizing the BFHI, Ten points to Successful breast feeding. Students performed role play, quiz competition to the mothers. District Health Education Officer Mr Ganesan from DHO Office Felicitated the program. Dr Ramachandran, Medical Officer, S.S kulum PHC, gave encouraging talk to the mothers, and praised the NSS volunteers for their effort.
        • 28.06.10 – International day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking : The NSS unit observed International day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by having rally on the theme THINK HEALTH NOT DRUGS. Students holded the pluck cards and walked around the HUDCO colony Peelamedu by shouting the slogans. After rally in Thiruvalluvar nagar urban slum area with the help of field publicity office singanallur, film show was organized on preventing drug abuse. NSS Programme Officer Mrs. Gandhimathi, Mrs. Kondal Devi Asst.NSS Programme Officer welcomed the people and inaugurated the film show. Nearly 100 NSS volunteers participated in rally and around 50 people were benefited by this programme. The NSS unit is thankful to Mr. Chandrasekaran, Field Publicity Assistant, Directorate of Field Publicity Office (Singanallur) for this enthusiastic involvement in arranging film show.
        • 23.03.10 – World Water Day : PSG College of Pharmacy has conducted a Drawing & PowerPoint presentation competitions. In PowerPoint Presentation III year B.Sc.. Nursing student Ms. Steffy Jacob got 3rd Prize.
        • 22.03.10 – National Science Day : NSS Unit of PSG College of Pharmacy conducted a quiz Competition. Two students from IV year B Sc (N) participated and selected for the main Quiz. They received the Participation Certificates.
        • 11.03.10 & 18.03.10 – Mass Awareness Program : NSS Unit along with Community Health Nursing Dept conducted mass awareness program in Peelamedu, Pattalamman Koil Street on the basis of their probleMs. Students gave different programs like skit on Non Communicable Diseases, Mime show on Personal Hygiene Puppet Show on Worm Infestations, Debate on Environmental Hygiene, and Exhibition on Hypertensive Diet. They asked questions to the public and encouraged them by giving small prizes.
        • 04.03.10 – Tribal Visit to Athikadavu : As part of NSS Programme 47 II year B.Sc. (N) students visited the tribal village Guntur near Athikadavu on 04.03.10. The students visited and spoke with the tribal people get to know about their occupation & their living standards. Students distributed the old clothes which were collected from the faculty & students. They identified their needs & problems & gave the Mass awareness program on Anemia, Alcoholism & Under five care.

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