National Service Scheme (NSS) was started in 1975 in Holy Cross College. It is an extension dimension to the higher education system to orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institutions.
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 process.
To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems;
To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities:
To gain skills in mobilizing community participation;
To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude;
To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters; and
To practice national integration and social harmony
"NOT ME BUT YOU"
The NSS unit of our college conduct regular activities like Yoga, leadership programme, Swatchatha awareness programme, Rally, Dengue awareness, Tree plantation, visits to orphanage and old age home, Road safety, Smoke free, lectures and all National Day celebration.
National integration camp
Best NSS unit Award (2014 – 2015)
Best NSS Programme Officer Award(2014 – 2015) Ms. G. Elizabeth Rani, Assistant Prof. in Tamil (SI)
Best NSS Volunteer Award (2014 – 2015) Ms. R. Radhika B.Sc Physics (S II)
Best NSS Programme Officer Award(2016 – 2017) Ms. R. UmaRani, Assistant Prof. in Economics
Best NSS unit Award 2016 -2017
Best Participation award for awareness campaign on Swatch Bharath and Swatch Survekshan (2017-2018)
Best NSS Volunteer Award (2017-2018) Ms. S. Sowmiya of II B.Sc., Zoology
Swachhata HiSeva Award from Tiruchirappalli City Corporation(2017-2018)
Best NSS unit Award 2018 - 2019
Best NSS Programme Officer Award2018 - 2019 Dr. P. Shanthi, Assistant Prof. in Botany Dr. P. Maria Sophiya, Assistant Prof. in Economics
Best NSS Volunteer Award 2018 – 2019 Ms. Hawwa Aafia of II BA English
1. Dr. P. Shanthi, NSS – Co ordinator, Assistant Professor & Headof Botany
2. MS. M. L. Eileen Brisha, Assist. Professor of English
3. Dr. P. Maria Sophia, Assist. Professor of Economics
4. MS. V. Noble Esther, Assist. Professor of English
5. MS. R. Kavitha, Assist. Professor of Botany
President : Pavi Lucia Mary. A – II B.Sc., Botany (SI)
Secretary : Kavi Bharathi. D – II BA English(SI)