The NSS Unit of Behala College has been functioning since 2005. This voluntary national service was approved by the University of Calcutta in 2014. The NSS of the college motivates the students to think and work for the people. It is involved in a number of extension activities like organisingblood-donation camp and medical camp, visiting destitute home and distributing clothes and food packets, distributing stationaries and books to slum children, organizing campus cleaning programmes, observance of various important days, etc.
Cardinal Principle, Objectives and Motto of NSS
To develop a sense of involvement in the task of National development organized by the students themselves.
Development of personality of students through community service.
Motto – NOT ME BUT YOU
Environment Awareness Programme
Our Activities (2016-2017)
Observance of National Literacy Day by distributing exercise books, pencils and refreshments in local schools
Celebration of World Aids Day by organizing poster competition
Celebration of Women’s Day by organizing Yoga demonstration by students and short film projection
Celebration of important days like Independence Day, Republic Day, Calcutta University Foundation Day
Participation in the ‘Safe Drive Save Live’ campaign by Kolkata Police
Organisation of 7-day slum development programme in Adupota,Choubagha (West), beside Basanti Highway. The project included children’s health check-up and awareness programme, distribution of medicines and clothes, distribution of gloves to women working in plastic bottle recycling units.
Our Activities (2017-2018)
Celebration of Children’s Day by visiting a slum and a free primary school in college locality and distributing stationaries and food packets among children.
Observation of World Aids Day by organizing a poster competition on ‘Aids – Awareness’.
Organization of a Counselling and Screening Programme for the parents and siblings of the Thalassemia Carriers.
Free eye check-up camp for students and teachers.
Organisation of Flood Relief Camp where clothes, medicines and dry foods were distributed among the flood affected families of Amta, Block II, Howrah.
Organisation of 7-day slum development programme in Rail Basti, adjacent to Nangi Rail Station. The project included free medical check-up, Thalassemia awareness programme, handicraft workshop for women empowerment, sports for women and children, distribution of clothes and lunch packs to children.