National Service Scheme

NSS Description

The College proposes to start an N.S.S. unit. Students will be enrolled as N.S.S. volunteers as per the directives and guidelines issued by the N.S.S unit of the University Of Mumbai. Students will be encouraged to participate in various social service activities throughout the year.

EVENT : NSS DAAN UTSAV WEEK

As a part of daan utsav week one of our staff members donated 5 bags of grocery items containing 
 
5 kg rice
1 litre oil
1 kg rava
1 kg moong dal
1 kg sugar
 
This donation was distributed among street children near gorrai along with roti ghar group. Later our NSS volunteers spend some time with them. Volunteers were sensitized with the challenges that those people have to go through everyday.

EVENT : A beach cleaning activity

A beach cleaning activity after ganpati immersion was conducted on 30th September 2018 at Dadar Chowpatty. NSS volunteers were engaged in collecting broken idols of ganesha and plastic from chowpatty. Later, the garbage was taken by BMC Marshall. Around 25 volunteers were involved in these activity.  

EVENT : River March

On 29th September 2018 our volunteers in coordination with River March NGO spread awareness for cleaning river at Kranti Nagar, Kandivali. A message of keeping the environment clean was passed through skit. Volunteers went door to door to counsel residents of that locality and tell them to dump garbage in dustbins only. Around 12 volunteers were engaged in this activity. 

EVENT : A session on Hepatitis

A session on Hepatitis was organised for NSS volunteers in coordination with United Way NGO. Further, volunteers will make efforts to spread the same in our adopted area. Around 50 volunteers actively participated in the session. 

EVENT : NSS - Rakshabandhan Celebration with special children

NSS Unit of our college celebrated Rakshabandhan with special children (Mentally Challenged) of Shashi Manglam School, Goregoan. The volunteers tied rakhis and played games with those children. The main objective of the event was to sensitize volunteers with the difficulties faced special children. Though it was emotional it was a good learning experience for volunteers.  

EVENT : 15th August by NSS

Today i.e.15th August 2018, along with Independence Day our NSS volunteers celebrated Thanksgiving Day too. A team of volunteers staying at Mira Road took special efforts to make greeting cards and thank those employees who serve the nation during holidays. Thank you cards were given to policeman, traffic police, sweepers and fire brigade officials. Volunteers also had one to one interaction where they appreciated and thanked them for their work. The people who received cards were touched by the gesture and gratitude shown by our volunteers.

It feels good to know someone is smiling because of you.

EVENT : Donation to Oldage home

The management of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College of Commerce and Science, Kandivali donated a massage chair to Shri Nityanand Old Age Home. The chair will help old people to relieve their stress and relax their muscles. The founder member of the oldage home Mr. Rupesh Patil was highly obliged to receive a massage chair.

EVENT : NSS Visit at Belwadi

On 26th July 2018, NSS Unit of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College-Kandivali East, undertook 4 socially driven activities in Belwadi village, Virar (village adopted by college NSS unit)

These activities were undertaken in adopted area:
1. *Solar Lamp Distribution:* During the camp visit at village the survey was conducted and identified that village does not have sufficient street lights, therefore NSS Unit took initiative to provide  automatic Solar Panel street lights which will help  villagers once the area turns dark at night. 4 solar street lamps were donated to them.
2. *Ceiling Fans Distribution:* The college generously donated 23  fans to the Zilla Parishad school and Ashram school at Belwadi.
3. *Patnatya(Street Play):* NSS volunteers also performed a Street Play on *Health and Hygiene*. The skit was witnessed by more than 150 school children and villagers. The main objective behind performing Street Play was to inculcate the habit of cleanliness and hygiene in daily life.
4. *Drum Distribution:* NSS unit also donated beating drum to Z.P.School in order to encourage their extra curricular activities.
Got a good response from all the villagers and members of Gram panchayat.

EVENT : Achievements of the year

  • Mr. Ashwin Sadanandan and Ms. Shruti Shetty participated in 5 days Leadership Training Camp organised by NSS Cell at University of Mumbai.
  • Volunteers received at cash prize of Rs. 11,000/- from MAA NGO for performing skit.
  • NSS Volunteers won 3rd Prize in skit competition organised by MAVA NGO. The topic for skit was “Transgender – To have equal rights”.
  • Mr. Balaji Banate was selected to participate in 2 day Raigad Parikrama.
  • Mr. Balaji Banate was selected for Yes Foundation Fellowship.
  • Mr. Devansh Desai participated in 10 days AVHAAN camp at Aurangabad.
  • EVENT : College Level Activities

  • Yoga Day:-As without fitness our volunteers haven’t been so active to do all the events so far we have been conducted. Yoga day was conducted in our college auditorium for all the volunteers so that they can be fit and fine for further activities.
  • Blood Donation Camp:-On 16th September 2017, the total numbers of blood bottles collected were above 161 during this program. On the same day of the blood donation camp, thalassemia check-up and hemoglobin check-up was also conducted.
  • S.S. Week Celebration:- This year we celebrated N.S.S week in our college by conducting various competition with an NGO named “United for Road safety”. We conducted competitions like Quiz, JAM and Poster Making, etc.
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  • EVENT : Camp activities

    A 7 days residential camp was organised at Bhalivali, Virar and various social activities were conducted at Belvadi village.

    1. Construction of Bandara: A 1 ft Bandara was constructed by our volunteers. The Bandara acted as an obstacle for flowing water and the level of water started increasing. Due to this the villagers will not have problem of scarcity of water. Two Bandaras were constructed.
    2.  Slipper Distribution: Around 300 slippers were distributed to school going children at Belvadi
    3. Drawing competition at Z.P.School, Belvadi
    4. Snake awareness session was conducted for volunteers and also for villagers.

    5. Session on Nasha Mukti Kendra for making villagers understand the harmful effects of consuming tobacco.

    EVENT : Innovative Activities

  • An initiative was taken to set up a library at Z.P.Kanchad School, Wada. The school has around 1000 students and there was no library, hence, our NSS unit collected around 300 story books from the stakeholders of college.
  • This year volunteers celebrated Rakshabandhan at orphanage. Girls tied rakhi to children and then they were engaged with one minute games.
  • Share with care drive - As every year old clothes, toys and stationery were collected from college stakeholders and same was distributed at our adopted village (Belvadi). The villagers were very happy to receive so many things
  • On the occasion of Makar Sankranti a Haldi Kunku was organised at Belvadi. Approximately 50 ladies were a part of the programme. Ladies were made play one minute games and then ladoos and gifts were distributed among them.
  • EVENT : Prakruti Mitra

    To maintain the ecological balance and protect mother earth various eco friendly activities were conducted by NSS Unit of our college.

    1. Paper bag and cloth bag making and distribution
    2. Tree plantation
    3. Beach Cleaning

    EVENT : Sneh Adhar

    NSS Unit of our college has adopted BMC School, Poisar to conduct regular activities. Every day 8-10 volunteers visit the school and help weak students in their studies. Volunteers also motivate them to participate in various curricular activities

    1. Teaching at BMC School
    2. Wall painting