Wednesday, August 27, 2008

NSS volunteers gear up for social transformation

National Service Scheme (NSS) provides a great opportunity for the students to take part in social work in the college day life and make a difference in the society, expressed Dr. Narayan.

Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, National Co-ordinator of Indian Development Foundation was addressing the NSS volunteers of Vivek College of Commerce, Goregaon, Mumbai on 27th Aug. on importance of students' social responsibility.

Dr. Narayan enlightened the students on various aspects of life touching time management skills and the importance of social audits. As development of society is our prime motto, students need to optimize their skills and gain experience.

Dr. Narayan exhorted NSS volunteers to excel in their concerned fields towards achieving fulfillment of their desired goals. Corporate Social Responsibility is the buzz word, Dr. Narayan said that there are ample career oriented avenues open in the social market which can help in transforming the society.
After the successful blood donation drive, NSS volunteers have chalked out health awareness campaigns, teaching the underprivileged students, vermiculture and village development programmes in their agenda.

Prof. P. Thangadurai, NSS Co-ordinator, Vivek College of Commerce in his welcome speech appreciated the role of Indian Development Foundation in organizing several social projects for NSS volunteers. It is heartening to note that a good number of NSS volunteers have enrolled to teach students in neighbouring Municipal Schools, expressed Prof. Thangadurai.

It was interesting to participate in the student empowerment session organized by IDF, expressed NSS volunteer Bhagyashree. The developmental activities shared by Dr. Narayan and the good work done by the Foundation for the welfare of the humanity are great, said Kennedy, NSS Volunteer.

Vidya Padmanabhan, PRO of NSS Unit of Vivek College expressed her sincere thanks to IDF for enthusing volunteers to become key players in social transformation.

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