NSS Cell, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru under the umbrella of National Service Scheme celebrated NSS Day and Golden Jubilee celebration of NSS from 20th to 24th Sep 2019 with various activities. NSS Unit of JSS Dental College and Hospital, organized all the activities on behalf of JSS AHER in association with all NSS Units.
Various activities were organized from 20th to 24th Sep 2019, ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION of the topic of ‘Problem caused by the plastic bags’ was held on 20th Sep 2019 at JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru. On the same day, in the afternoon Drawing Competition was held on the theme “Nature, Calamity and Service” was held at Faculty of Life Sciences campus, JSS AHER, Mysuru. Debate Competition was organized by JSS dental college and hospital on 23 rd sep 2019 and the theme was Urbanization is Boon or Bane. Short film competition was held on 23rd Sep 2019 based on the theme of “Water Resources Management” and event was organized by NSS Unit of JSS Medical College, Mysuru.
The winners in the above competitions were given prizes and certificates on NSS day celebrations held on 24th Sep 2019 at Rajendra Auditorium, JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru.
A rally was organized on 21st Sep 2019 to create awareness about menace of use of single use plastic from 9 am to 12 noon. Rally started from the JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru premise and returned to the same place via, JSS Medical College premises, Hanumanthanagara, Highway Circle, LIC, Bannimantap and St. Joseph’s Hospital. About 400 plus NSS volunteers participated in the rally.
On Sunday, 22nd Sep 2019 from morning 7 to 10 am a Clean Chamundi Hill; Make it plastic free camp was organized at Chamundi hill jointly by NSS Unit of JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru, NSS Unit of Maharani’s College, Mysuru and Clean Mysuru Foundation, Mysuru. This program was to make awareness about the hazardous use of plastics, a street play and rally was conducted at Chamundi hill to create awareness about cleanliness and not to use plastics. About 300 NSS volunteers of JSS Academy of higher Education & Research and volunteers of Clean Mysuru Foundation, Mysuru participated in the program. Three areas were identified to clean and make free of plastics, they were Nandi statue area, View Point area and Thavarekere area.
On the same day from morning 6 to 8 am Health screening camp for the residents of Chamundi Hill as well as morning walkers was also arranged. Health checkup for Blood pressure, diabetes and Body Mass Index was done free of cost. The Health screening camp was organized in association with Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru. Along with Health screening camp, Free Dental Checkup and Treatment camp was also organized by doctors of JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysuru.
NSS Day and Golden Jubilee celebrations of NSS were held on 24th Sep 2019 at 10 am in the Sri Rajendra Auditorium, JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru. Dr. Yellappa Reddy, environmentalist and Former Forest Service Officer, Bengaluru inaugurated the function, Dr. B. Manjunatha, Registrar, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research; Mysuru presided over the function. Dr. Kushalappa, Director, Academics, JSS AHER was grace the occasion. Awards for Best University NSS Volunteers of 2018-19 and winners of various competitions were given. All the Principals of constituent colleges of JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Heads of University Department and Dr. K L Krishna, NSS Program Coordinator of JSS AHER were present in the functions as guests of honor.
All the activities were organized by NSS Unit of JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS AHER Mysuru on behalf of University