SEVEN DAY NSS ANNUAL CAMP-2019 on
"CASHLESS TRAINING AND DIGITAL INDIA AWARENESS"
27th February 2019 to 05th March 2019
The NSS (National Service Scheme) unit of Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurugram organized a seven day NSS Annual camp from 27th February 2019 to 05th March 2019 on the theme “CASHLESS TRAINING AND DIGITAL INDIA AWARENESS”. The objective of this camp was to make the people aware about cashless economy/transaction in digital India.
The NSS Volunteers of the college particularly worked in adopted village "Khentawas" for eradication of illiteracy, cashless training and digital India awareness, watershed management and wasteland development, agricultural operations, health, nutrition, hygiene, sanitation, mother and child care, family life education, gender justice, development of rural cooperatives, savings drives, construction of rural roads, campaign against social evils etc.
On the First Day During the inauguration ceremony on 27th February 2019, Prof. (Dr.) Sri Krishan Yadav, Dean Academics, Dronacharya College of Engineering, addressed the gathering and motivated the students to adopt the different methods of cashless transaction in their life and also encouraged the students to inspire other individuals to adopt the different methods of cashless transaction. He also motivated the students to do something about the social evils. On the First day after inauguration there was Guest lecture on Beti Bacchao, Beti Padhao delivered by Er. Vertika. During the program Hon'ble Principal Prof (Dr.) B.M.K. Prasad, Registrar (Retd. Brig.) R.S. Kochhar, NSS program officer Mr. Ashok Kumar and Ms. Pooja Jain were also present.
On the Second Day the volunteers organised CashlessTrainingand Digital India Awareness training for college bus drivers, conductors and villagers regarding cashless payment. In the beginning of the workshop they were shown a video about NSS's Moto. They were also taught how to use mobile applications like BHIM app and Paytm for online transaction.
On the Third Day Extensions lecture on traffic rules was delivered by Jagjeet Gandhi. Volunteers also took a pledge to follow traffic rules. After that, a Quiz on traffic rules was organised.
On the fourth Day NSS volunteers organised Poster making competition on the theme - Beti Bachao Beti Padho, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, Cash less India/Digital India, Make in India. All the students took part enthusiastically.
Winners of Drawing Competition-
- Gaurav Kumar (Roll No.20445)
- Gaurav Kumar Yadav (Roll No.21315)
- Paras Kumar (Roll No. 20468)
After that organised cleanliness drive in the college surrounding area.
On the Fifth Day the volunteers visited the Om Shanti Retreat Centre of Brahmakumari's (ORC) at Bhorakalan, Gurgaon. The volunteers attended a lecture on concentration by Ms. Divya. The lecture was very inspiring and a peace of mind for the volunteers. During the session she explained how the meditation can change everyone’s life. The students were also made aware about the fact that how introspection and meditation can change their mindset towards society and themselves. It was all based on various acts of goodness like sharing, uplifting, caring, helping etc. The volunteers visited the whole campus including the art gallery, pyramid structured meditation room, garden, dining hall, solar system etc. Mr Sanjay Ji gave us a tour around the Campus.
On the Sixth Day of the camp, the NSS volunteers visited the slum area. The slum children were taught about cleanliness and good values. The volunteers also motivated the slum children to work to earn their living and distributed clothes, books, stationary items and sweets to the needy children. The NSS volunteers encouraged the children to showcase their talent in respective fields of their interest which motivated the other children around them. Further a lecture on cleanliness and hygiene by the NSS volunteers was followed by the National Anthem.
On the Seventh Day, Last day of the camp NSS volunteers organised a rally. The motive of this rally was to make people aware about Digital and Cashless India. The rally also covered various social issues like women empowerment, female foeticide etc. The volunteers portrayed these issues using posters (which were made by them). The volunteers actively interacted with the shopkeepers during the rally. The volunteers also surveyed the various shops about cashless services which these shops used in transaction processes.
After the rally, closing ceremony of the seven day NSS special camp was held. The Chief Guest, Hon'ble Principal Prof (Dr.) B.M.K. Prasad said that such sort of activities would be advantageous for society. He said the camp had been a great exposure for the students. He congratulated the NSS volunteers for the fruitful completion of the camp. The briefing of the NSS seven-day camp activities was presented by NSS volunteers. After this, there was a skit performed by NSS volunteers on importance of education for youth. The moto of the skit was to show the significance of education in everyone’s life. A Folk move was performed by the female NSS volunteers.
The ceremony ended with a vote of thanks by Mr. Ashok Kumar
NSS Program Officer, Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon.