Kozhikode, Aug. 23: National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of the Government Arts & Science College has been selected as the best one in the country for the year 2018.
Its unit head Dr.Baby Sheeba of the Malayalam department has been selected as the best programme officer in the country, an official release here on Friday said. This is for the second time that the NSS unit of the college has been selected as the best one in the country.
Apart from its regular programmes, the unit sponsors education for 25 economically backward students.
The unit has also provided basic infra like incinerator and vending machine at the college as well as in the hostel. The unit also conducts free-of-cost training in tailoring and computer for girl students. These out-of-the-box initiatives by the unit have contributed in getting the accolade for the second consecutive year, the release said.
Thanks to committed and poor-centric initiatives by Dr Babu Sheeba, the NSS unit has also been participating in many social and environmental-oriented programmes.These included horticulture, school renovation, construction of houses for three homeless students of the college, free noon-meal for about 90 poor students of Kolathur, a nearby village the NSS unit had adopted for implementing its various programmes. (UNI)