National Service Scheme (NSS)

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.

Aims and Objectives of NSS:

  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



Regular Activities:

  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.

Camp Activities:

  Adventure camp

  National integration camp

  Blood camp

  Medical camp

  RD Parade

  Special camp

Awards & Recognitions:

  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

NSS Programme Officers

  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

Office Bearers:

  President : Pavi Lucia Mary. A – II B.Sc., Botany (SI)

   Secretary : Kavi Bharathi. D – II BA English(SI)

Contact details

Office 0431-2700637
Mobile Number 9965837411
E-mail id dr.p.shanthiraj@gmail.com