Morning Star Home Science College

Angamaly ESTD.1963

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A Grade in NAAC (Re-accreditation Third Cycle)

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NSS

National Service Scheme started functioning in our college since 1984 with a single unit, and later an additional unit was allotted in 1986. The advisory committee of NSS consists of Principal, representatives from management, Bursar, Ex-programme officers, Staff Secretary, College Union Chairperson, PTA Vice President, Panchayath Ward Member, Volunteer Secretaries and Programme Officers. The two units of the college consisting of 200 volunteers regularly organize various activities under the leadership of programme officers and volunteer secretaries.


The motto Not Me, But You reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the perception of an individual. National Service Scheme helps to develop the personality of Students through community service. NSS serves to create awareness and inspiration in citizens and provide opportunities for students to step out of their comfort zone into less privileged and weaker sections of the society.


The unit won Indira Gandhi State Award for the Best Unit and the best programme officer award in 2000-2001. Ms. Jesty Pauly was awarded Best NSS volunteer award in 2015-16.


The unit releases newsletter Handza Servze which covers the yearly activities and a manuscript magazine, which provides an opportunity for the students to produce their creative talents.


Every year NSS activities begin with the official inauguration by eminent personalities. The organization observes important days and conducts various activities in regard with the same. Some of these days include World Environment day, NSS day, Independence day, Anti Drug day, World Population day, Women Empowerment day, Sadbhavana Divas, National Unity day, World AIDS day, Bamboo day, Human rights day, National Youth Day, International Peace Day etc.


The NSS unit of our college plays an important role in organizing various awareness programmes in association with certain legal authorities and NGOs. As a part, the unit arranges Road shows, skits, rallies and talks. Students are provided proper orientation during their initial period of service.


Seven day special camp is organized in the adopted village in collaboration with local governing bodies. Most often the NSS unit takes part in building home for poor, road construction and awareness classes. NSS also organizes skill development programmes on umbrella making, soap powder making, flower arrangement etc.


NSS unit actively participate in Nationwide Swach Bharath mission by prime minister. Volunteers cleaned Panchayath, college premises, Angamaly railway station, Adopted village and TELK junction.


In association with Regional Blood Bank Aluva, Blood donation campaigns are organized in college campus.


As a part of Share a meal project, NSS unit have been successfully providing noon meals on all first Fridays of every month for the inmates of Abhayabhavan- A home for homeless at Koovapady. Around 300 lunch packets are collected from staffs and students. This project aims at developing sharing mentality and a concern towards the poor in students.


For the benefit of society, NSS unit also organizes medical camps like cancer detection camp, eye testing camp, organ donation camp etc.


Students are given training on civic laws and selected as approved paralegal volunteers. These volunteers assist advocates in legal aid clinics of grama panchayaths, preporatory works of adalath and reporting cases in police stations.


Our volunteer serves as volunteers for Viomithram programme organized by Samoohika Suraksha Mission.


NSS unit organizes State level, Inter Collegiate level and interdepartmental programmes and competitions throughout the year. As a part of commemorating the Birthday of Former Indian president, Late Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, NSS Unit Organizes a one day Inter- Collegiate Programme in October. The programme consists of Inter- Collegiate Level Power Point Presentation competition on the topic A.P.J Abdul Kalam: A Visionary who walked ahead of times and a seminar on APJ: The Legend .


Realising the importance of organic farming in future NSS have been taking initiatives to spread awareness and promote organic farming. NSS unit organized a state level workshop on Manufacturing of Organic Pesticides in association with Krishi Bhavan Angamaly.


In collaboration with Angamaly municipality, Krishi Bhavan, G.K Nursery, Nayathodu, and Kerala Agricultural Technical Staff Association (KATSA), NSS unit launched a project Ammayukku oru thottam . This project includes building up 1000 vegetable gardens in selected houses of 30 wards of Angamaly muncipality. A group of 5-6 students were taken to each ward, accompanied by an Agricultural Assistant, a Farmer and corresponding Ward Councillor, where they planted 25 saplings in each house, using 1 Kg of organic pesticide. Ernakulam District Collector Mr. K. Muhhammed Y Safarulla IAS, inaugurated this project.


NSS unit always volunteers in providing financial aid for the needy like cancer patients and also contributes to those projects which demands the call and attention as initiated by the university like Chennai Relief fund.


Every year Volunteers collects Toiletries, stationary materials, Dress materials from students to refugees as a part of Swanthana .


NSS unit has collected e-wastes from students and was given to Clean Kerala Company. Also e jaalakam classes were organized for all first year students.


Every year one of the students are selected on the basis of their performance as the Best NSS volunteer of the college, also Best Camper and Best Entertainer awards are instituted.

Youth Red Cross

The YRC Unit in the college is registered with the Indian Red Cross Society, Kerala chapter. Youth Red Cross unit and K Chittilappilly Foundation in association with Jeevadhara renal care foundation organized a programme on 'Honouring the relatives of organ donors'. Two Blood Donation camps were organized. Staff co-ordinators and 40 volunteers attended pain and palliative care in association with Indian Red Cross Society. They also served as volunteers in the vikasanotsav organized by Vayomithram,

Women Cell

The Women's Cell - Sreyas - of Morning Star College works in coordination with the Kerala State Women Development Corporation. Seminars on 'Healthy Relationships', 'Reproductive Health' 'World Famous Women' and 'Gender awareness' was arranged with sponsorship from Kerala State Women's Development Corporation. Training programmes on fire and safety techniques, Women self-defensive techniques was also arranged. Toiletries were collected and handed over to the inmates of Daivadan orphanage.

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Conducting Water Analysis for households

NSS volunteers also conducted water analysis of each house of Ward 27.


Swachh Bharat Summer Internship

NSS volunteers underwent Swachh Bharat Summer Internship, a Training camp at St. Mary’s College, Manarcaud and Suvarnam 2019 (NSS Seven Day Special Camp)


Hair donation campaign

On 19th February 2019 NSS unit of our college and Amala medical college, Thrissur jointly organized hair donation campaign for cancer patients


Best NSS unit Award

On 18th January 2019 NSS unit of Morning Star Home Science College received the best NSS unit award from M. G. University


Constructing houses

NSS volunteeers placed brick upon brick to secure the safety of families in the shelter of a home.


Thelineer

On 17th September 2018 NSS programme officer Dr. Teji K. T, secretary Ms. Anna C. Sebi and volunteer Aleena Johnson attended a meeting on Thelineer , an organization for protecting Manjalythodu


Interactive session with Dayabai

An Interactive session for NSS Volunteers with famous social worker Dayabai was arranged on 25th January 2020


Inauguration of Mini Camp

Official inauguration of mini Camp Thelineer by MLA Mr.Roji M. John was held on 2nd October 2018.


Promoting Cloth Bags

Cloth bag making for promoting usage of the same in order to avoid plastics was launched.


Share a Meal

NSS unit collects Noon meals from all staff and students on the first Friday of every month for the inmates of Abhayabhavan, home for poor.


Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations

Speech, quiz and cartoon competitions were conducted in connection with Gandhi Jayanthi celebrations.NSS volunteers also conducted Padayatra from the college to Telk junction.


Golden Jubilee of NSS

Golden jubilee celebration of NSS was observed by leading a Rally and Distribution of 50 food packets to needy at Railway station, KSRTC bus stand and Govt hospital Angamaly.


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