• Andhshraddha Nirmulan:
Time is demanding need of open and rational thinking. NSS unit and Social Sciences Departments organize yearly programs on Blind faith Eradication in association with Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (MANS).
Though, Maharashtra has a long inheritance of rationalist social reformers, time is urging to create awareness towards blind faiths, exploitation of children and women in the name of rituals, misleading the masses etc.
The scientific attitude is one of the responsibilities of every Indian and has included it as a value to be inculcated through education. Programs such as Demonstration of fake miracles, thought provoking speeches and guidance sessions etc. are undertaken by college so as to instill the scientific temperament among students and to encourage constructive and critical analysis of religion, traditions.
Shramsanskar Shibir: One week special residential camp
Every year a special residential camp is arranged as per guidelines of University. During the tenure of camp, the activities and the atmosphere of the camp, imparts in the participant volunteers:
• Personality development
• Stage to present oneself
• Scope to come up with innovation and art
• Socialization of students
• Sense of self-dependence
• Discipline etc.
Below are regular activities conducted during the camp:
• Village School Teaching
• Cultural programmes
• Tree Plantation Drive
• Interaction with local community
• Awareness Campaign
Shramdaan which includes cleaning places such as school premises, public places, beach cleaning, bandhara building etc. Involvement of NSS volunteers in preparations of camp, arrangements, distribution of various responsibilities for smooth conduct of camp is done so as to ensure participation of volunteers.
Apart from the regular and mandatory activities, the institute organizes socio-economic surveys, lectures, presentations, training programs in accordance with the institute’s goal of Sustainable Development of Village through Tourism Development. The local residents are also invited to attend the lectures, presentations and programs and considerable participation of locals is noticed.
• Disaster management
Expert lectures, short videos and presentations on disaster management, safety, natural calamities, crisis response and responsibilities etc. are organized for NSS volunteers and for students as well.
Also, selected representative volunteers participate in the district and state level disaster Management Training programmes organized by University.
Links for Devgad College NSS CAMP 2017 Location : Mithmumbari