National Service Scheme (NSS)
1st August 2018: Swachhta Shapath and Guest Lecture
The NSS, Patna Women’s College Unit, celebrated ‘Swachhta Pakhwara’ from 1st to 15th August 2018 under Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” campaign. During this period, the NSS conducted various activities elated to the cleanliness drive. As part of this programme under the guidance of the Principal, Dr. Sister Marie Jessie A.C. together with Programme Officers Dr. Keerti Choudhary and Ms. Priti Kumari.
As part all the celebration Guest Lecture on ‘Cleanliness our Surrounding’ was organized in the College, Dr. Manish Chandra delivered the lecture.
About 100 NSS volunteers attended the lecture and took an oath (Swachhta Shapath). Volunteers will also spread this message to another hundred people and make them devote 100 hours per year for cleanliness. This step would result in making a ripple in cleaning India and then make India a better place to live in. This was one of the profound concerns of the Father of Our Nation – Mahatma Gandhi.
2nd August 2018: Campus Cleaning and Grass Cutting
100 NSS volunteers participated in the Campus Cleaning Programme during the Swachhta Pakhwara.
7th August 2018: Orientation Programme and Enrollment Ceremony
An Orientation Programme for New NSS volunteers was held in the College. Dr. Atul Aditya Pandey, Programme Co-ordinator, NSS, Patna University addressed the volunteers. He spoke about the aims, objectives, motto and the various regular activities undertaken by the NSS Volunteers during their two years of enrollment as volunteers of NSS. The Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhary, and Ms. Priti Kumari also addressed the volunteers and asked them to devote 120 hours of social service to the community.
The Principal, Dr. Sister Marie Jessie A.C. addressed the volunteers and encouraged them to do small things in their capacity to serve society. The new NSS volunteers were enrolled and Principal gave them NSS Dairy and Sash. They were 100 students registered themselves as NSS Volunteers.
8th August 2018: Slum Visit
The NSS, Patna Women’s College Unit visited Adalat Ganj Slum, Patna to create awareness among the school children regarding cleanliness. A number of events are being organized in the College like cleaning the campus, visit Adalat Ganj, slogan making competition, easy writing competition, cleanliness rally etc. on the theme “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”. The various programme is being held in the College under the guidance of the Principal, Dr. Sister Marie Jessie A.C., and the Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhary and Ms. Priti Kumari and about 100 NSS volunteers are attending the events.
9th August 2018: Slogan Writing Competition
On the occasion of Swachhta Pakhwara NSS, Patna Women’s College Unit, organized a Slogan Writing Competition on cleanliness, clean India Green India, and Say No For Plastic. On this occasion, 50 volunteers wrote slogans.
10th August 2018: Essay Writing Competition
On the occasion of Swachhta Pakhwara NSS, Patna Women’s College Unit, organized a Essay Writing Competition on ‘Clean India, Green India, Say No for Plastic and Cleanliness’. On this occasion about 50 volunteers were participated and wrote essay.
13th August 2018 : Orphanage Visit
The NSS, Patna Women’s College Unit visited Orphanage Apna Ghar, Punaichak, to create awareness among them regarding cleanliness.
14th August 2018 : Cleanliness Rally
100 volunteers participated rally on cleanliness inside the College campus with posters and banner to create awareness among the students to keep their surroundings clean. All the NSS volunteers were exited to show the importance of cleanliness in their day to day lives.
15th August 2018 : Independence day
25 volunteers along with the Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhary and Ms. Priti Kumari attended the Independence Day Programme, which was held in Science College, Patna Universtiy. Volunteers participated in March Past.
25th August 2018 : Valedictory Ceremony of Patna University’s Centenary Year
The Valedictory/closing ceremony of Patna University’s Centenary Year celebration was held at Bapu Sabhagar of Samrat Ashoka Convention Centre, near Gandhi Maidan on a grand scale.
NSS volunteers contributed their service by acting as vigilance near the entrances to the programme and also by helping the audience find seats for themselves inside the hall.
NSS students who volunteered for the function: Pushpanjali, Priya Jaiswal, Madhu, Nancy Bhavini of Unit- I and Sanya, Aakanksha, Tamanna of Unit- II.
8th September 2018 : World Literacy Day
NSS Volunteers, under the guidance of Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhry and Ms. Priti Kumari organized dance performance in the beginning, games like musical chair, passing the parcel and statue game. Prizes were given to the first three winners. Our Principal, Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C. graced the occasion and shared important information with the volunteers regarding the status of literacy in our region, Bihar and encouraged us to work for its betterment. Principal, Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C.
Ameeta Jaiswal, Head, Department of Philosophy distributed some gifts to the little children as a gesture of love and appreciation. The little kids thoroughly enjoyed the event.
23rd September 2018 : Launching of Ayushman Bharat Mission
‘Ayushman Bharat’ – a health scheme of poor families which assures a coverage of upto Rs. 5 lakh per year without paying any money at the listed private or government hospitals was launched successfully by Shri Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister, Bihar and also a nationwide launch by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inform Ranchi, Jharkhand.
The programme was held at Bapu Sabhagar, Gandhi Maidan and was attended by several notable dignitaries – Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister, Shri Ram Kripal Yadav, Shri Ashwini Kumar Chowbey, Shri Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Bihar Assembly Speaker, Shri Mangal Pandey, State Health Minister and many others.
More than 1.08 crore families in Bihar would be covered under the scheme, with full perseverance and complete transparency, as said by our revered on. Also, a beneficiary from Bihar State can get the benefits even if he/she stays in Mumbai. The quantum of this scheme can be judged by the fact that the total number of beneficiaries of this scheme will be greater than the entire population of USA, Canada, and Mexico. It is a revolutionary step in the health sector of our country. Our 15 volunteers attendant the programme and were well informed by this event.
24th September 2018 : NSS Day Celebration
On 24.09.2018, Volunteers and Programme Officers of NSS Units from different Colleges of Patna University attended the NSS Day Celebration, organized at Wheeler Senate Hall, Patna University. The programme was held from 11:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m.
Patna University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rash Bihari Prasad Singh, honoured as the Chief Guest for the programme. NSS Co-ordinator Dr. Atul Aditya Pandey addressed the volunteers with a welcome speech and highlighted the role of NSS in the lives of students and for society. Prize distribution was held to honor the participants of Republic Day Parade, winners of Swacch Bharat Summer Internship and the magazine for previous years’ NSS activities, ‘Samarpan’ was launched by the Vice-Chancellor.
In his speech, Dr. Rash Bihari Prasad Singh emphasized the role of villages and its development in our society as well as the importance of tree plantation. He introduced the volunteers to a new scheme “ Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ under which 5 villages are adopted and our NSS teams will be allotted the respective villages to identify it’s the problems faced while its development and sorting it out. Under the technical support of IIT Delhi as well as Subject Expert Groups (SEGs). Lastly, the programme was concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Keerti Choudhary, NSS, Programme Officer, Patna Women’s College.
31st October 2018: Sardar Patel Jayanti National Unity Day
NSS Volunteers from Unit I and II, together marked the occasion of National Unity Day and paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth Anniversary (31st October).
Volunteers actively participate in the ‘Run for Unity’ which commenced from the Raj Bhawan at 07:00 a.m. and ended up near Eco Park, Gate 3 at 08:30 a.m. Caps and refreshments were provided to the volunteers.
In the College campus, the students celebrated the day by Swearing to the ‘Pledge for Unity’, followed by speech programme. Aakanksha, Shagufta, Stuti and two other volunteers delivered their informative speech, expressing their views on the role played by ‘The Iron Man of India’ in uniting our country. The volunteers displayed excellent speaking abilities. The programme was headed by our respected Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhary and Ms. Priti Kumari.We hope, the objective of promoting national integration as well as maintaining the unity and integrity of the country was successfully fulfilled through these programmes.
1st December 2018: International AIDS Day
21 NSS volunteers from both the units of Patna Women’s College, NSS wing participated in the Awareness Run organized by the Bihar State Aids Control Society on the eve of International AIDS Day. State Health Minister, Shri Mangal Pandey, inaugurated the run from Rajbhawan by cutting the ribbon. Students from various colleges of Patna were present. It was a 5 km run starting at 07:20 a.m. from Rajbhawan to Gandhi Maidan via Bailey Road. Karuna Singh Man from BSACS unit delivered a short speech regarding AIDS awareness and there was also a beautiful song present by our states rising star, Maithili Thakur. At the Gandhi Maidan, few other programmes were organised by BSACS in partnership with HDFC Bank, Times of India and others; like singing and Nukkad Natak on AIDS awareness. Our young star Maithili Thakur mesmerised the guidance wither beautiful voice. Volunteers were also provided with food packets and drinks. Our Programme Officers, Dr. Keerti Choudhary and Ms. Priti Kumari also joined the Programme with us. A programme was held from 07:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)