National Service Scheme (NSS)
NSS unit of the college is very active and it works meticulously in keeping the campus plastic free, and its volunteers participate in all initiatives of the college in addressing the social issues such as gender, inclusion and environment. This unit is consistently trying to inculcate the significance of environment to the students and staff, it organizes lectures by the special invitees and conducts programs on water conservation, fuel conservation, and organizes blood donation camps, health checkup camps to create awareness of the importance of being healthy.
College Management has initiated a number of community development activities by conducting the following programmes through NSS, NCC, Cultural Committee, etc.:
- Organising regular blood donation camps.
- Health check-ups & AIDS awareness programmes.
- Invited surgeons from reputed Government hospitals to deliver lectures on health and hygiene awareness.
- Awareness programmes on environment by Eco Club.
- Rallies and Jathas were organised to create civic awareness.
- Yoga classes are conducted regularly for teachers & students.
- Science exhibitions are organised for school, college and public to create awareness on basic sciences.
- Faculty & students of the college are actively involved in “SWATCH BHARATH ANDHOLANA” programme.
National Service Scheme (NSS) Activities (2020-21)
A Covid-19 Pledge with three key messages – “Wear mask, Follow physical distancing, and Maintain Hand Hygiene” was taken in the college premises on 21/11/2020. The main objective of this program was to create awareness regarding corona virus and to stay safe from it. An oath was taken to follow the guidelines to stay safe from corona virus.
The pledge was administered by the NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru for the staff, students of VDC. Around 25 NSS volunteers participated in this event in spite of the crisis covid-19.
On the occasion of HEARTATHON DAY 50 NSS Volunteers participated in a 5 KM walkathon program organized by the PEOPLE TREE HOSIPTAL, GORGUNTEPALYA, Bengaluru on 07/01/2021. The 5KM long walk started from Mathikere to PEOPLE TREE HOSPITAL, Gorguntepalya, Bengaluru. The cricket players Devdatt Padikal, and Shreyas Gopal were the Chief Guests of this event. The motto of this walkathon is to create awareness regarding the side effects caused by the sedimentary life style and to reduce weight and have a good and healthy heart.
All the NSS Volunteers assembled near the location (Mathikere JP Park) at 6:15 am and eventually walkathon got started by 6:45am.
NSS Wing, VIVEKANANDA DEGREE COLLEGE, Bengaluru celebrated Republic Day in association with NCC Wing on 26/01/2021. Around 30 NSS Volunteers participated in this event. Due to COVID-19, this year Republic Day was celebrated in a simple and manageable manner.
All the initial arrangements for the flag hoisting were made by the NSS volunteers.
The program started at 8:30 am by welcoming our honorable dignitaries through a parade by NCC students. Later the flag was hoisted by Sri G.K. Narayan Reddy, Mentor, JES and national anthem was sung by all.
The program was inaugurated by Sri H.C Balakrishna, president, J.E.S, Dr. C. N. Manche Gowda, Secretary, J.E.S, Sri K. C. Avinash, and Sri G. V. Anil, Governing members, JES, and Sri H. Nagaraj, Treasurer, JES, Dr. B. G. Bhaskara, principal, VDC, Bengaluru, and NSS program officer Mr. Abhishek M.R.
Honourable dignitaries spoke about the reason for celebrating Republic Day and the importance of our constitution and laws.
Patriotic songs were sung and speeches were given by the students, and the Sweet was distributed at the event for all the participants by the chief guest.
Black Day was organized by NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru to honour the contribution of our great soldiers who lost their life by lighting the candles on 15/02/2021. Around 70 NSS Volunteers participated in the event.
DR.B.G.Bhaskara,Principal, VDC, Bengaluru, Mr. M.R. Abhishek, NSS programming Officer, VDC, Bengaluru, teaching and non-teaching staff witnessed the event. DR.B.G.Bhaskara, principal, VDC, Bengaluru spoke a few words about our brave soldiers who lost their lives in the attack.
Fit India 2.0(Azadi Ka Amruth mahotsav)was organised by NYKS foundation at Gandhi Bhavan on 14/08/2021at 7:30 am .Sri S N SubhannaRao,Freedom Fighter,Miss.Priyanka,International vollay ball player,Miss poornima jogi,State Level NSS Officer were the guests of this event.The Flag was hoisted by the Chief guest S N Subhanna rao.The main objective of this event was to creat awareness regarding obestity and have a healthy body and mind. Around 20 NSS volunteers participated in this event.
The Marthon started from Ghandi bhavan to anandarao circle(Around 2km).Refreshments were provided to all volunteers after the Marathon.
NSS Wing, VIVEKANANDA DEGREE COLLEGE, Bengaluru celebrated Independence Day in association with NCC Wing on 15/08/2021.
All the initial arrangements for the flag hoisting were made by the NSS volunteers.
The program started at 7:30 am by welcoming our honorable dignitaries through a parade by NCC students. The program was inaugurated by hoisting the Flag by The Chief Guest Dr.C.N.Manche Gowda, Secretary, JES, and national anthem was sung by all. Dr. B. G. Bhaskara, principal, VDC, Bengaluru, and NSS program officer Mr. Abhishek M.R. ,Teaching, Non-teaching staff, NCC, NSS Volunteers, and other Students participated in this event.
Honourable Chief Guest of this function spoke about the reason for celebrating Independence Day and shared his childhood experiences related to freedom fighting. During this event Kamsale art farm was performed by NSS Girls followed by Pyramid Formation by NSS Boys. At last sweets were distributed for all.
NSS wing, VDC, Bangalore, organized a 6 days camp at government higher and secondary school, Hosakote on 23/08/2021-28/08/2021. The objective of this camp is attract the students to get admitted in the institution through renovating the government school campus.
47 NSS volunteers participated in the activities like painting, cleaning, sketching and planting.
For about 4 days all the volunteers involved in the cleaning and painting work in and around the school campus. In the Next 2 days students painted the sketches related to branches of Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology), Spirituality, Health ,Yoga and other sketches to attract children to attend school. The great personalities like Vivekananda, APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Kuvempu were also painted on the walls of the schools to inspire the Students.
Every morning the day started with morning walk from6:00 AM TO 8:00 AM. Then breakfast at 9 AM and then started the activity work.
The Plantation and Corona awareness and Cultural Programme were arranged during evening time.
In the Valedictory function each and every volunteer shared their experiences and were honored by a shield by chief guest, Sri. Laxman Gowda, Founder, L G foundation.
NSS wing, VDC, Bangalore, organized campus cleaning drive under the Central Government’s Posha Maha Theme, from 14/9/2021 to 17/9/2021. . The main motif of this event is to motivate and maintain a clean and green environment.
About 60 NSS volunteers participated in the event. All the NSS volunteers took initiative in the campus cleaning drive. Plastic, glass bottles and other unwanted wastes were cleaned and segregated.
NSS wing, VDC, Bangalore, organized Platation drive under the Central Government’s Posha Maha Theme,on 18/09/2021. The main motif of this event is to motivate and maintain a clean and green environment.
On 17/9/2021 all the initial preparation for the plantation were made.
At 10:30 AM JES secretary Dr. C N Manchegowda and Principal Dr. B G Bhaskara inaugurated the event by planting the saplings. Further saplings were planted by NSS officer and volunteers and were watered.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru, organized NSS day on 30/09/2021.
The event was started inaugurated by the chief guest, Dr. Poornima Jogi, NSS implementation officer, youth empowerment and sports department government of Karnataka at 10:30 AM. The Invocation song was sung by the NSS volunteer. Prof. Abhishek M R Gowda, NSS officer welcomed the guests by presenting the plant saplings.
Honorable principal Dr. B G Bhaskara spoke few words about NSS. Chief guest Dr. Poornima Jogi, NSS implementation officer, youth empowerment and sports department government of Karnataka, motivated the students by sharing some of her own experiences, and inspirational stories.
National Service Scheme (NSS) Activities (2019-20)
A free medical camp can be considered as a life saving programme that aims to provide and a free medical and surgical guidance services. NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru organized free health check up camp in the college premises on 07/08/2018 in collaboration with Vijaya Diagnostic Centre, Bengaluru. The objective of this create awareness regarding preventive health check up. Around 80 people became the beneficiaries of this camp.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru organized an Orientation Programme in Association with B-PAC on 17/08/2019 and Go Green Ambassador Campaign in Association with B-PAC on 8/09/2019.
The chief objective of this event is to spread awareness regarding segregation of solid waste i.e. dry and wet waste.
40 NSS volunteers and other staff of the institution actively participated in the event.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru, organized an Outdoor activity in association with Rotract Bangalore West on 24/8/19.
NSS volunteers actively participated in spreading the awareness regarding the harmful effects of using plastic covers and promoted using cloth bags which is safe for the environment.
NSS volunteers walked through the areas of Gayathri Nagar, and surroundings of our college by spreading awareness regarding the same.
NSS wing VDC, Bengaluru organized an awareness programme ‘’Parisara Pragna” (ECHO GANESHA and JATHA) in association with NRCL, QCI ,KSPCB, Bengaluru on 29/08/2019.
The main objective of this Jatha is to promote stop using of POP (Plaster of Paris) and coloured Ganesha to maintain Eco friendly Environment.
Nearly 500 students took part in the JATHA and walked through the streets of Rajajinagar, Gayathrinagar by distributing the Pamphlets donated by Sri Manjunath H, Corporate, BBMP, SubramanyaNagar, Bengaluru.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru, Narayana Nethralaya, Bengaluru, Jointly organized a 2 day Awareness Camp on Eye care on 29/8/19 and 30/08/19.
Dr. Ann Koshi spoked about “vision syndrome” i.e ‘myopia’, referred to digital eye strain, and described vision related problem.
Mr. Shebuel beno Moses organized free eye screening test in association with Narayana nethralaya rajaji nagar Bangalore.
Dr. Aditya. C patil and Dr.komal S ophthalmologist, Guided regarding ‘eye care’.
During eye screening they identified certain problems and gave suggestions related to their problems. More than 200 students had undergone screening test.
Cauvery Calling is a first of its kind Campaign, setting the standard for how India’s rivers can be revitalized organized by Isha foundation. The project aims to support farmers to plant 2.42billion trees in the river Cauvery basin, increasing water retention by up to 40% and also multiplying farmers’ income by 3-8 times, in 5-7 years.
This campaign was organized in Bengaluru by Isha foundation on 09/09/2019. Around 50 NSS Volunteers of our institution actively participated in this Campaign in order to bring success to such activities which contributes for the betterment for the society.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru organized World Suicide Prevention Day in association with SA-MUDRA at lalbagh botanical garden on 10th September 2019.
SA-MUDRA organization volunteers and NSS Wing volunteers enacted the street plays on the depression themes related to love failure, low grade marks in exam, parents fear etc. in order to create awareness regarding prevention of suicides among the youths in the society.
In order to mark the 150th birth anniversary of ‘MAHATMA GANDHI’ THE SCHOOL BELL, NGO organized a 3 days Campus To Community Campaign from 20.09.2019 to 22.09.2019.
Campus 2 Community is a volunteering campaign of motivated youth from different college campuses across Karnataka working for social change with an idea to bridge a gap between the youth in campuses and the community, and also encourage students to understand and identify the issues concerned with the community and address the same at their capacities.It is a mass service activity across the remote rural villages bordering Bengaluru and indulge in rejuvenating 150 government schools.
Around 50 NSS volunteers actively participated in the campaign’s different kinds of activities and served the society.
NSS Wing, Vivekananda degree college, Bengaluru organised a voluntary blood donation camp in association with Indian Red Cross Society, Bengaluru Urban District, Lions Club Bangalore Metro Dist.317F, Bowring Hospital, and Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, Vijay Nagar, Bengaluru, on 25/09/2019. The camp was presided by Dr. G.K. NARAYANA REDDY and LION G.P DIVAKAR, chief guest inaugurated the programme.
All NSS volunteers had actively participated in this activity to make this program successful. Around 285 students and 7 faculties of our institution donated blood.
On the occasion of 150th Gandhi Jayanthi , government of Karnataka and state nss unit organized cycle rally event at Gandhi bhavan, Bengaluru on 02/10/2019
the event was inaugurated at Cubbon park with cycle rally at 9.00 am to give a call to save environment and to have clean and healthy city.
Several enthusiastic volunteers cycled from cubbon park, M G Road and Gandhi Bhavan covering a distance of around 6km.
After the rally, students assembled in a hall. The chief guests of the event were sri B S Yediyurappa, sri H K Patil, former minister.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru joined ISKON team to assist Iskcon dasara festival celebration. Around 30 NSS volunteers assisted the Iskcon team in services like medical assistance, helping desk, water service, crowd control and gate duty for 2 days during ISKON DASARA and made the event successful.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru organized, 7 days special camp at historical place MANNE village of thamgondlu taluk, Bengaluru rural district from 3/01/2020 to 9/01/2020.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru celebrated environmental day in collaboration with JANATHA EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY on 05/06/2020.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. B.G.Bhaskara, Principal, VDC, Bengaluru. 50 NSS volunteers participated in this event and planted the tree saplings around the college campus.
‘PEOPLE TREE HOSPITAL’ organized 5K walkathon to spread Awareness regarding Arthritis on 20/10/2019. 100 NSS volunteers of our institution actively participated in this event and made the walkathon successful.
NSS Wing, VDC, Bengaluru, organized Voters’ Day in collaboration with Department of Political Science on 25/01/2020.
Around 80 NSS volunteers along with college students took an oath to give their precious vote and select a right candidate. A rally was also organized to create awareness on the importance of voting.