National Service Scheme (NSS)

NSS program in our undergraduate degree program as a compulsory course for all students for First and Second year with course code: NSS 101 with credit hours of 0+1. Through this programme we have adopted Karamanithoppu village of Orathanad bloc, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu which is located 6 kilometers from AC&RI, Eachangkottai. Every year NSS special camp have been conducted in the adopted village for one week.

Following activities are carried out NSS volunteers:

  • Demonstration on agricultural technology developed by TNAU
  • National programme – Swachhtaa Pakhwara, International Yoga day, World environmental day, POLIO awareness, National productivity week, open defecation programme, Ozone day celebration, NSS day, Dengue Awareness Rally programme, AIDS awareness programme, International soil health day, Vigilance awareness week, Rally on clean India, International Youth Day, Rally on environmental pollution, Rally on Road Safety, Rally on organ donation
  • One student one tree program which was initiated at TNAU, Coimbatore was implemented in adopted village at Karamanithoppu. The seedlings were maintained by NSS volunteers and around 125 seedlings well established. In AC&RI, Eachangkottai campus students were planted Red sandal tree (120 seedlings) and Peltophorum ferrugenium (Copper pod yellow gulmohar) from main building entrance to hostel and farm office.
  • World Record of Longest Webinar
    Date Title Status/Record
    16.10.2020 National webinar on National Women Farmers Day and World Students Day: Farmerette and Futures Webinarathon 2020 Created world record and entered in International book of records for longest webinar (21 hours and 8 minutes)