Annual Report of the Principal
(Academic Year 2019-‘20)
Good morning to you all .It is my great privilege and honour to present this annual report the of our college especially in context of celebration of completion of science block andlittle bit reserved in the context of outbreak of covid 19.I am contented in the sense that completion of science block is a graet milestone in the history of development of this great institution. It is a day for us to recall the vision of our Founder sriPunnasseriNeelakanta Sharma ,the great scholar ,social reformer .Though am anxious about the issues faced by our students during this online period am trelieved on one fact that we were equipped with the technology for online learning years before. On this occasion, I am honoured to present the annual report for the academic year 2019-20of Sreeneelakantagovt.sanskrit college.
One of the few special grade colleges in the stateSreeNeelakantaGovt.Sanskrit collegehas,accredited at A grade by NAAC, has been recognized as the centre of excellence in higher education. Presently, the College is functioning with 11 under graduate and 7 post graduate programmes along with 4 research departments. The college has 85 members in the teaching departments and 41 in the ministerial pool. The student strength of the college is 1594 out of which 84% are girls. They are excelling in the field of academics, culture, arts, sports and other extensive works. The college Union Election was conducted in a very peaceful atmosphere and Sri. KK KRISHNAKUMAR ,Dept of Botany discharged the duties of returning officer successfully. A Union has came as Mr.AbhijithLaxmanan as the chairman of the college.MsRegitha C R, Assistant Professor of commerce has been nominated as the staff advisor to the College Union. Mr Alikutty, Assistant Professor of Malayalam as staff editor and Smt. Sharmila K Thankappan, Assistant Professor of Sanskrit have been nominated as staff fine arts advisorrespectively.MrKaladharan is in charge of CUCBCSS coordinator. We have an excellent team of faculties with dedicated teaching and research commitments. Examination processes are effectievely going on with Dr Prathibha ,Asso.professor of Hindi as chief superintendent and DrSudheer as additional superintendent.AlsoI take this opportunity to appreciate with great reverence about the effort taken by the engineering team especially to Er. Vijujose behind it to reach to this stage..
Poetry Carnival the distinctive feature of our college has gone for its 5th edition in 2020 and it is reached to stage where it is highly stabilized in its structure and in its content. The only literary festival for poetry even in India, organized by Malayalam Department.An event which has provided our college a great reach to the cultural geography of Kerala.
The Collegiate Education Department has recognized the Malayalam department as the Center of Excellence in Oriental Languages and has sanctioned special funds this year.This is a very proud achievement for the department.
A four day ‘Poet to Poet Translation Workshop’ was organized by the Department of Malayalam, SNGS College Pattambi, involving a number of South Indian poets. The workshop was held in the vision of promoting amity and cultural interaction among the south indian poets, as a sequel of the one co-ordinated by Kerala SahityaAkademy in 2017. A total of six publications were published by the Malayalam department this year.In 2019-20, three issues of Irayam, research journal of the Malayalam department, were published. The department also published a translation of modern Arabic poems in association with the Arabic section. The 2020 issue of Thilanila Magazine, published by the department, is also published as part of the Carnival, combining contemporary Malayalam poetry and studies. The book ‘PrabandhaSamhita’ has been published with the best essays selected for the PG Project Awards instituted by the Malayalam Department for the best PG dissertations presented in various universities in India.A total of 10 students achieved NET/JRF and first five ranks were in the same department.
Department of chemistry organized a Two Day National Seminar on Chemistry: Past, Present and Future on 21st& 22nd November 2019 sponsored by Collegiate Education Department, TVM.Department in collaboration with higher education department had conducted a 10 days HSST teacher transformation programme, a training program for revolutionary transformation of teaching methodology.One major research project on “Graphene based materials for versatile organic transormations” for an amount of Rs. 5,50,000/- (Five lakhs fifty thousand only) under Extramural Research Scheme of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi is ongoing in the Department with our faculty member Dr. Binitha N N as the Principal Investigator.
Our faculty member Dr. Binitha N N had delivered Two Invited Lectures in National Seminars at Department of Chemistry, Govt. College, Chittur and Department of Chemistry, SN College, Shoranur. Our Faculty member Dr. Binitha N N delivered an invited talk in connection with the Research orientation program for science stream research scholars of Maharajas College, Ernakulam on 4th October 2019.Our faculty member Mr. Roy K B had delivered Invited Lecture in the Orientation Programs conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut.Our faculty members Dr. Binitha N N, Dr. Manoj T P and Dr. Roy K B had delivered classes in HSST teacher transformation programme.Our faculty member Dr. Manoj T P had attended the Foundation for Capacity, Building in Science (FCBS) Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) atTrivandrum, India, October 31st – 2nd November, 2019.
Our alumni Neeshma M had qualified GATE – 2019 and CSIR JRF.Our alumni Dr. Suraja P V and Amritha U had qualified CSIR/UGC-NETOur alumni Chandni A P and Nishana K had qualified UGC-JRF.Our alumni Manikandan M, and Aneesha V P had qualified KSCSTE Research fellowship.Our research scholar Shemeena M had qualified KSCSTE Research fellowship and secured Maulana Azad National Research Fellowship of UGC. Our research scholars Rajeena U had presented a paper in the International Conference on Materials on Millennium conducted by the Department of Applied Chemistry, CUSAT on 16th March 2019. The research group of Dr. Binitha N N had published 6 papers in international journals in the year 2019. PhD is award to two of our research scholars; Dr. Shaniba C P and Dr. Sowmya B, who had done their research under the guidance of Dr. Resmi M R and Dr. Binitha N Nrespectively.Two students, Ms. Vidya N and Ms. Suvarna K S, had registered for Ph.Dprogramme in the department under the guidance of Dr. P Venugopalan and Dr. Binitha N N respectively.
Physics Department has an excellent achievement in the academic level. Out of the 45 students passed out, One student got admission for MSc Physics at NIT Surathkal and one at Central university of Kerala, Kasargod and 16 students got admission for M.Sc. Physics in Govt. & aided colleges. One student got admission for MLiblsc in Calicut university and One student got admission for BEd. There is remarkable participation of our students in sports at the Inter-zone levels. Our First Year students Parvathy S Nair had won the first runner up in the Inter-zone Womens Cricket Competition of Calicut University. Sreeraj K P secured second place in interzone WUSHU (men) Championship at Calicut University.Department of physics conducted a Two day National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Physics” on Nov. 21st and 22nd, 2019 at SNGS College, Pattambi. The seminar aims to inspire students to choose a scientific research career. Distinguished speakers from various institutions will be delivering the lectures and chance is given to research scholars to present their work. The Coordinator of the seminar is Shihabudheen M.
From Dept of Sanskrit KumariSreeshma KP, Fourth MA Student got 1st Prize in All India Level VakyarthaVichara contest in Sanskrit Sahitya and Best performer award of Sastrasadas conducted by Govt. Sanskrit College, Tripunithura on 29th December 2019. Sooryarag P Fourth BA Sanskrit student got First prize in Vakyarthavichara contest in Jyothisha and Sruthi M M got second prize in VakyarthaVichara contest in Vedantha in the same National Level Satrasadas.Three Day National Workshop on Abhinvabharati of Abhinavagupta from 11th to 13rd November2019.Five day National Workshop on Sanskrit & Modern Liguistics from 3rd to 7th Feb,2020.One Day International Lecture on Myth and Medicine a Revisit to Kerala’s Sanskrit Tradition on 13rd December2019.Conducted a one day seminar on DhvaniTheory:NewDiamensions collaborated with alumni 1970-73 batch named ‘Smrthisaurabham’ on 27 Nov.2019, DrChathanathAchyutanunni delivered the talk. A Quiz competition based on the topic Kerala Sanskrit literature also conducted in the same program.The annual PunnasseryMemmorial talk was conducted on 25th February. Dr C R Subhadra, Winner of Kerala Sahitya Academy Endowment prize and Retired Professor of Sanskrit Sahitya, Govt, Sanskrit College, Tripunithura delivered the talk on Vakrokthi School of Sanskrit poetics. : Two articls are published by A Vasu, Assistant professor of Sanskrit Sahitya on the following topics and journals.1)The Contribution of Krishna Guptan to Sanskrit Tradition – Journal of Sukritindra Oriental Research Institute.2)KudalloorGurukulam and its Kathakali Tradition_ ‘Saraswatam’ Journal of All India Oriental Conference.
The department of Economics admitted 20 students for the PG programme and 57 students for the UG programme. All the regular activities like tutorial classes, PTA meetings, internal examination etc were conducted. In addition, the department conducted the following activities.
A NET orientation class was conducted by the department for the PG students. NET coaching class for the PG Economics students of the college and students from other colleges was conducted. Money was mobilised from the students as well as the public and mid day meal for a few days was provided by the Economic association for the inmates of an orphanage in Koottanad. The department showcased some traditional art forms of the state during a cultural festival organised by the University Union. An alumni was formed and a general body meeting was organised in October 2019. A two day national seminar titled ‘Times of serious economic turmoil: role of Economics and economists’ was conducted by the department in October 2019. The faculties of the department are engaged in many clubs and are also performing their duties as coordinators/nodal officers of variousprogrammes like NSS, Jeevani, CAMS, e-procurement and WWS. The department organised a budget talk covering both the state and union budget in February 2020 and all the Economics UG and PG students participated in the same. The department conducted a talk on the Nobel laurateAbhijeeth Banerjee and his contributions to the subject.
The Department of Arabic conducted an interactive session with “Rolf Killuis” ( Oral historian, ethnomusicologist, museum consultant and film maker, SOAS University of London). As the part interaction, he delivered a lecturer on “ Gulf connections; A musical journeys in the Arab World and with Kerala”Dr. M Jothiraj, Principal presided over the function. Dept. Started an Add on course on PSC and Competitive Exams. The course inaugurated by Prof. C .Abdul Kareem, Principal, Coaching Centre for Minority Youth,Pattambi. One the same day, three historical documentaries ( Cellular Jail, Jalianvalabagh and Malabar rebellion ) displayed in the college auditorium.Dept.organizedan Alumni meet and Award distribution for meritorious students. This function inaugurated by Sri.VM Mohammed Ali, President Pattambi Block Panchayath. Prof. V. Mohammea Ali memorial merit award was presented to Harshida, Top scorer of the Degree Batch. T. Sharafudheen, Inspector of Muslim Education, MalappuramDist delivered keynote address. By the help of Directorate of Collegiate Education,conducted Two day national workshop on “TRANSCULTURAL DISCOURSE: Exploring the Translation of Contemporary Arabic Poetry”. The workshop inaugurated by Husain Umar Ali Husain Ageed, Teaching Assistant, University of Hodeida, Yemen. Musafar Ahmad, famous Journalist delivered keynote address.Dept. conducted aone day orientation program on KAS ( Kerala Administrative Services ). The Programe inaugurated by Prof. MP Ishaq, Deputy Director of Collegiate Education(Rtd.)The Arabic Dept, Under the Centre for Oriental Languages studies at SNGS College, in association with Malayalam Department, organized four Day National Project Workshop of Translation of Modern Arabic Poetry. The department of Arabic celebrated the WORLD ARABIC DAY on 18 December 2020 with various programs. The celebrations were inaugurated by Musab Ali Mohammed Al Dahabi,Professor Al Azhar University EigiptIn the “Kavitha Carnival” , 5th Edition of poetry festival , one of the best practice of the college, a special session was organized for presenting translation of Arabic poetry. Around 40 arabic translated poetry were presented in the function. The department of Arabic published an anthology of translated Poetries from Arabic to Malayalam named as AKALTHINTE ALAVUKAL. The book consisting 42 poetries belonging to 26 poets from different Arabian countries was released on 18th February 2020 at College Seminar Hall by renowned Malayalam poet P.Raman presenting the first copy to Dr. M. Jothiraj, Principal of the college.
As part of the Green Kerala Mission, the cadets engaged themselves in the cleaning activities. The college premises, surroundings were cleaned by them many times.On 5th June, The World environment Day , celebrated by conducting an awareness rally. The rally started from college and ended in the Pattambi town. The cadets participated in social forestry campaign and planted many trees. Associate NCC Officer Capt.Dr. P.Abdu, Senior Under Officer Vaisak, Under Officers Aiswarya, Asif and Devanand led the Programme. On June 14, NCC conducted a warm welcome ceremony to Sri. Abdul Naser, the second Everester of Kerala, old ncc cadet and alumni of the college. Principal PKPrsanna handed over the memento . Dr.P.Abdu, Dr.Tanuja,Shermila, Athul Krishnan and VK Muralidharan were present.On 21 June, on behalf of International Yoga Day, the NCC unit of the college held under its aegis a Yoga exhibition and training program. Principal PK Prasanna presided over the function. Sri. KSBA Thangal Chairman, ,Pattambi municipality, inaugurated the function and delivered a talk on the importance of Yoga. Lt.Conl. Ashok Kumar k , Officer Commanding of 28NCC Bn. Ottappalam,NCC Officer Capt. Dr. P.Abdu,1st Officer RaveendraNath, Lt.Bahagavandas, DevadasSree Lakshmi Asok,Sub. Maj. Mahendrayadav Sub. Krishnan chand led the session.On the 26 June, an awareness Programe onAnti Drug Abuse. The principal inaugurated the function by taking pledge. Dr.Tanuja, PTA Secretary led the programe.On July 3, conducted an anti-pollution seminar.it was inaugurated by principal PK Prasanna.On July 16, A wide campaign was conducted for creating awareness on the functioning of this youth organization. To introduce the benefits of NCC Certificates among the students, the unit conducted a One day Seminar on16 July 2019. Commanding OfficerLt.Conl. K Ashok kumar inaugurated the seminar.Prof. PK Prasanna, Vice Principal, ANO Lt.Dr.P.Abdu, were present.On July 22, the, conducted “Jalasakthi campus day” as the part of “ JalashakthiAbhiyan”, for create awareness on water protection , the cadet made some rain pits for rain water harvest and started a “Blue army” in the campus.In the last days of July and 1 week of August, the NCC unit actively participated in flood relief work in many relief camps. And collected cloths ,food ,medicine and other essential material for flood affected people.Cadets served as volunteers in the camps and took part in cleaning events in public places.The Cadets collected Rs 11000 and handed over to Kerala Chief Minsters Disaster management fund by Commanding Officer Col.UBGurang. On 15 Augest,The Independence Day was celebrated under the NCC unit in a colorful way. Principal Dr. M Jothiraj flag hosted and delivered the message.1 September The unit conducted a rally on Swachbharth. The rally was flagged off by vice principal. The cadet cleaned the Govt. Vetnary Hospital Pattambi.
On the 2nd October, As part of “Swachhta Hi Seva” the NCC unit conducted Gandhi SmrithiYathra , From College to Pattambipattambi railway station and cleaned the premises . The Yathra was flagged off by K T Rukiya, Municipal Councillor in the presence of VicePrincipal Prof. PK Prasanna, Lt. Dr. P. Abdu, ANO, Hav. Lalith Butt. The Yathra showed various placards pointing the importance of waste management, health and hygiene. The Cleanliness Drive was inaugurated by PB SyamLal, Station Master of Pattambi Railway. The cadets Cleaned Pattambi Railway Station. More than one hector aria was cleaned and approximate 400 kilogram garbage was removed. The plastic waste was separated and sent to the reprocessing units. Swech Barat Seminar.An awareness class also conducted in college auditorium .Dr.E.SreeKumaran , Head of Dept. of life science, University of Calicut handled the the class. Principal Dr. M Jothiraj presided over the programe. ANO Capt.Dr.Abdu , KK Raseena, Sharmila K Thankappan (NSS Co odinators) Vaisak and Sarang were lead function. Blood donation camp: On 26 November, in connection with the NCC Day Celebration, the unit organized a blood donation camp. It was inaugurated by KSBA Thangal, Chairman PattambiMunicipality and was followed by an awareness program on Blood Donation, in collaboration with District Blood Bank of the District hospital, Palakkad. Dr.Aparnnika , , Prof V.Haridas, PTA Secretary, MK Mushthak, the councilor of Municipality , MS Jinu , Karthik ,Officers, Canara Bank Pattambi,UOAiswarya and Vaisak ,delivered talks. SwachataPakwada.As the part of SwachataPakwada, The Unit organized various programmes from December 1 to December 15. The cleanliness drive inaugurated by Principal Dr. M Jothiraj .Dr. Husain koorimannil delivered a lecturer on Air, water and sound pollution. Dr. VM Umer also spoke. Plogging Programme: The programme was aimed to collect plastic waste from public places . The cadet collected plastic waste from public road and hand overed to recycling unit of Pattambi municipality. Sub. Krishnan ,HavildarLalith and Capt. Dr. P. Abdu led the event. Energy Saving Day.n December 13, The cadets took the pledge on energy saving . Principal Dr. M Jothiraj ,ANO Capt. Dr.P.Abdu,Dr.AbdulRasheed talked on various methods of energy saving.Badminton Team Selection.A battalion Badminton Team Selection has conducted in the college. Commanding Officer Col.UBGurang, Subedar Major Mahendrayadav ,Subedar Krishnan and Capt. Dr.P.Abdu have acted as Selection Team.MLA’s Excellence Award.The Associate NCC Officer Capt.Dr. P.Abdu and 1 Coy.Ncc Unit of the College have bagged MLA’s Excellence Award for the Year 2019-2020. The award distributed by MLA in the grand function conducted in College Auditorium.Republic Day: The Republic Day celebrated under the NCC unit. Principal Dr. M Jothiraj raised the National flag and gave a message on Indian democracy and constitution. The cadet organized various cultural programme regarding this day. The cadets took part in the programme conducted in head quarters of PattambiTaluk. Road safety week: On 2020 January 11 , A wide awareness program organized in connection with road safety week .Mohammed Ashraf, Assistant Motor Vehicle inspector delivered a lecture on the topic. Associate Ncc officer Capt. Dr.P.Abdu, Sub. Ayyappan,College Union member Varun, under officer Aiswaria have spoke. As part of the Green Kerala Mission, the cadets engaged themselves in the cleaning activities. The college premises, surroundings were cleaned by them many times.TheUnder Officer Aiswaryahasawarded WithChief Ministers Scholorship . Two Cadet, Hashir and Vishnu Aravind got job in Indian Army The Under Officer Aiswarya A awarded With Chief Ministers Scholorship and selected as best Senior Wing Cadet of 28 K Bn NCC I proudly present the list of cadets who attended camps at various levels in various locations. Sisira V and Arya MK, the Under Officers, Lcpl. Aiswarya.V, Anjana C and Devanand KR had been attended the National Integration Camps held at Maharashtra, Kasargode and Alappuzha. AjithP,Devaraj C, Sabareeshkumar KP, Sooraj PB, Nikhil V, Sajith P have attended Army Attachment Camp PangodeThiruvanthapuram.Before concluding the report, I would like to convey the hearty thanks on my part and on behalf of the 1 Coy. NCC of SNGS College Dr.M. Jothiraj the principal, Col. UB Gurang, Commanding Officer,28(K)Bn, Lt.Col.K Ashok Kumar,Administrative Officer, PI Staff, Civil Staff, Prof.PK Prasanna the vice principal, colleagues, cadets, students and other well-wishers who helped, supported and cooperated with us in all the endeavors of 1 Coy. NCC of our SNGS College.
Regular activities of 2019-20 started with the selection of volunteers to ‘Solace Youth’ (an organisation that helps children with long time diseases) on 6th April 2019. Twenty NSS volunteers offers their volunteer ship in their activities. The district level leadership campaign for NSS volunteers was held at Mercy College, Palakkad and 4 volunteer captains were participated in this programme. The Pre-Monsoon Cleaning campaigns were conducted both in Pattambi Municipality and in the campus. Related to this cleaning activities were done in various parts of the municipality on May 5th and 55 volunteers were actively participated in this. The cleaning activities in Campus before monsoon were conducted on 31st May with the participation of 95 volunteers extending their efforts to assure the cleanliness of the campus. The programme on World Environment Day was the next activity in which the volunteers assured the growth of plants and seedlings planted last year. 20 Volunteers also participated in the District level inaugural functions of ‘HarithaKeralam’. An awareness campaign was conducted in the campus on waste management and related issues. ‘VayanaaDinam’ was celebrated by volunteers with various readind activities both in the campus and in the near-by LP school. Various interactive programmes were conducted in the LP school for promoting the reading habit in children. Some books were also provided to children as prize for inculcating the reading habit in them. International Yoga Day was observed and celebrated on 21 June 2019. The official inauguration was done by the Principal in the presence of Programme officers and Volunteer Captains. Yoga Demonstration by Mr.SakirHussain was a refreshing experience for the volunteers and teachers who participated in the demonstration session. Volunteers were also participated in a mass-run campaign conducted by Ashtanga Ayurveda Hospital and Sreepathy institutions related with the International Yoga day. Related to the ‘World Water Day’, ‘Jalasena’ was formed in the college on 22nd June 2019 and they conducted different programmes with the theme water conservation. Volunteers were actively participated in the Flood related relief activities. A Flood collection centre was started its functioning in the Campus leaded by NSS volunteers and collected various essential items. These were distributed near by relief camps and relief campus of Nilambur with the District leadership. 10 volunteers were participated in the Post-flood cleaning activities at district level conducted by the Palakkad municipality by cleaning Palakkad Fort and its surroundings. 12 volunteers were collected the data regarding flood in the ‘flood survey’ from 1 municipality (Pattambi) and 5 Panchayaths (Thirumittakkode, Thrithala, Ongallur, Vilayur and Thiruvegappura) during 3rd to 10th October. Orientation Programme for newly selected volunteers of first Year classes was conducted on 30th august 2019. NSS trainer, Mr. Joseph Ongalloor gave orientation for the new volunteers. The timely interference of the two NSS units in the flood relief activities has added a new perspective in the minds of the volunteers. Flood affected Pakakkad and Kerala came under the concern of our NSS units too. NSS Day was celebrated with various activities in the Campus. A Leprosy awareness class was also conducted relating to this by the cooperation of Health Department. ‘Gandhi Jayanti’ was celebrated by the volunteers with variety of programmes. A district level cleaning was conducted in Palakkad municipality by cleaning the civil station and 10 of our volunteers participated in it. There is an awareness programme in the campus regarding ‘Green and Clean Campus’. Our Principal inaugurated the programme and Dr.Sreekumaran, HOD, Department of Life Sciences, University of Calicut delivered a speech on this theme. Volunteers also cleaned the campus and maintained the garden on this day. The volunteers were participated in the concluding ceremony of the ‘Leprosy eradication programme’ of the health department held at Ongallur. 12 volunteers participated in this programme with various activities. They also performed a ‘flash mob’ in this function. An ‘AadharAdhalath’ was organised in the campus in collaboration with the Postal Department and more than 225 beneficiaries used this for correction and enrolment of Aadhar during 29th to 31st October 2019. Volunteers celebrated the ‘RashtriyaEkata Divas’ on 31/10/2019 and took the pledge leaded by the Principal. An awareness programme on ‘Transgender Issues and Rights’ was held on 1/11/2019 at the college in collaboration with the District Social Justice Department. Solace is an organization that helps disabled children and children with long term diseases. In collaboration with this organization, our NSS units conducted an orientation programme and volunteer ship campaign on 4/11/2019 at the college auditorium. The visit to AMLP School Pattambi as Part of Children’s Day was a delightful experience for the volunteers. The day was celebrated with the students of the school with variety of entertainment programmes. Programme officers meeting at the University was on 11th November 2019. One Programme Officer participated in the discussion on the plans that were to be made for the future activities of NSS. NSS Palakkad district convocation 2019 “Kelly” was held at MES College, Mannarkkad on 16th November 2019. About 50 volunteers from our units participated with variety of events. Our college received an overall third prize in it. NSS units collected more than 200 books for building one library in Attappadi and donated it to Sri James, NSS PO of Government College Attappadi on the same day. A traffic awareness programme was conducted on the 7th November in the collaboration with the Pattambi RTO office. 70 of our volunteers participated in the Mental Illness awareness programme held on November 20th at Taluk Hospital, Pattambi. Constitution day was observed on 26/11/19. Dr.Jothiraj, Principal of the college, delivered a speech on the constitution of India and its unique features. Volunteer Captain gave the preamble of constitution to the volunteers. A Blood donation camp was also organized on this day in collaboration with the Ottapalam District Hospital. 40 Volunteers gave blood. Other students, teachers and nonteachers participated in the camp and gave blood. As part of World Aids Day, volunteers organised sticker campaign in Pattambi municipality on 1 December 2019. Senior Health Inspector of Health Department, Koppam, Sri.Aji gave an awareness class to volunteers. On that day, our 25 volunteers visited AWH school for special children and engaged the whole day with them with various interactive programmes. In collaboration with Pain and Palliative care Unit, Pattambi, our volunteers extended the service of NSS to the people who are in need. In conjunction with this, the Palliative Day Celebration was held on 15/1/2020 at Pattambi Bus Stand and 50 of our volunteers participated in this. A Road safety awareness programme was organized on January 17th in collaboration with Police station, Pattambi. The Sub Inspector handled an interesting session with the volunteers. NSS units conducted a ‘River Conservation’ awareness class at the college on 18/1/2020 in association with the ‘Vayali’ group, Aragottukara. Volunteers also participated in various river conservation programmes with this institution. The Programme Officers attended PFMS training held at Calicut university on 4/2/2020. Cleaning campus programme, with the theme ‘Plastic free campus’, was held on 8th February 2020. Women’s Day was observed with the help and support of the College Women Development cell. On March 2020 the last activity in the academic Year 2019-20 was the making of Hand Sanitizers leaded by the Department of Chemistry in collaboration with Pattambi MLA Sri. Mohammed Muhassin.
The Bhoomithrasena club of the College is aimed at encouraging college students to appreciate the environment and to react positively to environmental issues. The club organises various activities for achieving this aim in collaboration with withEncon Club of the college.
World Environment Day was celebrated in our campus by awareness programme by planting fruit trees in our campus on June 13, 2019. This programme was inaugurated by planting jackfruit trees in our campus by our principal Dr. Sheela S. Also other fruit trees like Mango, Mangostein were planted in the campus. Special days with nature and conservational aspects are celebrated by exhibiting paper cuttings and other relevant articles on the notice board. This was very much effective in creating enthusiasm and awareness among students.Dr. Maju T T, Assistant Professor of Dept. of Botany, Coordinator of Bhoomitrasena Club, SNGS College participated in the Odonate Survey conducted in Silent Valley National Park (19 to 21, September 2019) and Periyar Tiger Reserve (28 to 30 September, 2019).Awareness Programme on Wetland Conservation.TheBhoomitrasena Club together with Department of Botany, Encon Club, National Service Scheme and Science Club of SreeNeelakanta Government Sanskrit College, Pattambi, participated in the State Wetland Authority of Kerala (SWAK) funded programme “Eco restoration of PonnaniKole wetlands through community participation”, implemented in the Department of Botany, University of Calicut.
An awareness programme was organized for the students of Botany and allied disciplines and members of various social service and scientific organizations of the institution on 14/10/2019 (AN). The programme started at 01.00 pm in the Seminar Hall of the College. Dr. Vivek P.J., Head of the Department of Botany, S.N.G.S.College, welcomed the gathering. Dr. Jothiraj M., Principal, S.N.G.S. College, inaugurated the programme. Felicitation addresses were made by Smt. Prasanna P.K. (Vice Principal, SNGS College), Dr. Rema LP (HOD, department of Zoology) and Dr. Raseena K.K. (Coordinator, National Service Scheme, SNGS College).The inaugural session was followed by an awareness session by Dr. C.C. Harilal (Associate Professor, Department of Botany, University of Calicut) on the topic “Wetlands and Conservation Strategies – with special reference to Kole Wetlands”. The technical session was followed by an interactive session. The students interacted with the resource person. The programme ended at 04.00 pm. Dr. Maju T.T. (Coordinator, Bhoomitrasena Club and Encon Club, SNGS College, Pattambi) proposed Vote of Thanks.Tea and light refreshments were provided to the participants. The expenditure concerning the programme was met by the Principal Investigator. The programme was a successful one.SAKSHAM-2020 Oil and Gas Conservation Mass Awareness Campaign with the theme for this year is “Save environment by judicious use of fuel” is conducted in the college from 4th -5th February, 2020. The following activities are organized in our college and the prizes for the activities were sponsored by Bharath Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Kochi Refinery.
In collaboration with Jeevani club College counseling cell of S N G S College Pattambi organized a class on social behavior and social skills by clinical psychologist Raisa Davison 31/01/2020.the class and interaction with students helped a lot to many.20 students from the college participated in the mental health awareness programme conducted on November 20, 2019 at the PattambiTaluk office.
Astronomy has significant impact on science in general as well as on public imagination. The astronomy club discusses how to integrate astronomical discoveries into our education system and our national life.Astronomy clubs in colleges gives the opportunity to students to know more about the celestial objects.
The presence of PTA in the routine activities of this college is commentable and is acting as the livewire of the college. I congratulate Mrs.Prasanna-Secretary PTA ,Vice President mrVijayakumar and their team for their wholehearted constructive involvement in the routine activities of the college. Our PTA is providing financial assistance to the office, union activities and National Service Schemes as and when necessary. It continues to offer free computer classes to first year UG students. Infrastructural inadequacies created by the massive increase in UG and PG seats by the University were handled smoothly with the timely assistance of PTA. The PTA has appointed two staff in the computer centre and a watchman. It also installed a fence surrounding the college campus in order to secure it from encroachers. In order to improve the intellectual investment, the PTA has given financial assistance to the library so as to subscribe new journal and continue the existing ones. The body was also creatively involved in all activities of the college like the Association days, Arts day, Departmental seminars and Poetry Carnival.
I gratefully acknowledge the sincere and whole hearted efforts of Vice Principal Sri. Smt. Prasanna Associate Professor of Economics, PTA secretary, IQAC coordinator Dr. Santhosh H.K,ASAP coordinator Mr. V.K. .Muralidharan ,Rusa coordinator Dr. Ajayakumar AP,CDC convenor Mr Haridasan V.. Chairman of the College Abhijith, staff advisor Smt. Rejitha C R,, Discipline committee convenor Haridasan V, Senior Supnd. Sri .Balasundaran, College Union office bearers and each and every one of my colleagues and my students for the valuable help and moral support extended to me for the smooth running of the institution.