National Service Scheme is an Indian Government sponsored programme under the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports of the Government of India. It was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year, 1969, aimed at “Developing Student’s Personality through Community Service”.

                      The NSS Unit of Vignesh Nursing College was started in the year 2008 with an aim to involve the students in social service programs for personality development and to provide service to the society without any prejudice.

  NSS unit:
                      The advisory committee members met together and planned the activities for the whole year under the guidance of Chairperson Dr.S.Vijayalakshmi, NSS Programme Officer Mr. V. Poovaraghavan and Asst. NSS Programme Officer Mrs. Udhaya. The advisory committee meets regularly to plan and discuss about various activities.

  Objectives:                                                                                                                                          

        Z    To understand the community in which they work

        Z   To understand themselves in relation to their community.

        Z   To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.

        Z   To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.

        Z    To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems

        Z   To develop competence required for group living and sharing of responsibilities.

        Z   To gain skills in mobilizing community participation

        Z   To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude

        Z   To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and

        Z   To practice national integration and social harmony

  The Motto:

                                  The motto or watchword of the National Service Scheme is: ‘NOT ME BUT YOU’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. Therefore, it should be the aim of the NSS to demonstrate this motto in its day-to-day programme

  NSS Symbol:

                                  The symbol of the National Service Scheme, as appearing on the cover page of this Manual is based on the ‘Rath’ wheel of the Konark Sun Temple situated in Orissa. These giant wheels of the Sun Temple portray the cycle of creation, preservation and release, and signify the movement in life across time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun-chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and upliftment.

  NSS Badge:

                                  The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge. The NSS volunteers wear it while undertaking any programme of community service. The Konark wheel in the symbol has eight bars which represent the 24 hours of the day. Hence, the badge reminds the wearer to be in readiness for service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours. The red colour in the badge indicates that the NSS volunteers are full of blood i.e. lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

  NSS Day:

                                  NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.

  Activities OF NSS:

                                   Z   There are two types of activities (Regular Camp & special Camp) to be conducted in the rural and urban community

                                   Z   All the activities should be focused towards achieving the objectives of NS

   Activities :

DateActivities
July 11th 2015On the account of World Population Day, a rally was organized by Joint Directorate of Health Services, Tiruvannamalai. 43 B.Sc (N) 2nd, 3rd & 4th year students accompanied by Ms. Nalini and Ms. Nandhini, Clinical Instructors participated in the world population day rally. District Collector Mr. Rajendran and concerned health team members started the rally and gave a small lecture on population control, uses of contraceptive devices and small family norm.
June 18th to 20th 2015Leprosy Survey program was conducted by Kattampoondi Block PHC . Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal Vignesh Nursing College, Dr. Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari, BMO, kattampoondi Block PHC and Concerned Health Team Members gave a small lecture on Leprosy and details of collecting information from the people. 150 B.Sc (N) 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students and 10 faculties done house to house survey from 9. 00 Am to 2.00 Pm. Students participated for detecting Leprosy cases and its Symptoms in 83 villages (More than 60,000 population) which is covering Tiruvannamalai Panchayat Unit
June 5th 2015Principal, Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi attended NSS Advisory committee meeting held at The Tamilnadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai.
May 12th 2015INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY: International Nurses Day was observed on 12.05.15 by presentations on “Nurses Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective”
September 29th 2014 World Heart Day celebration was conducted in VNC auditorium. World heart day theme of this Year was highlighted. Quiz programme for B.Sc (N) II, III, IV Year was conducted. B.Sc (N) III Year secured first place , BSc (N) IV Year secured second place and third place secured by B.Sc (N) IV Year
June 13th 2014International Nurses Day Celebration 2014 was organized and conducted in VNC Auditorium. Vice Principal highlighted on the theme – Nurses: force for change – a vital resource for health. Short video message telecasted on Nurses Leading Force to Change. 3 M.Sc(N) faculties dealt on topics related to theme. A Special message on Nurses day celebration was given by Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal
March 21st 2014Mock drill on Fire safety and prevention services as part of disaster management was conducted by Fire safety service Department ,Tiruvannamalai Head Quarters for M.Sc(N). B.Sc(N) and P.B.BSc(N) Students
Mar 7th 2014 International Women’s day was celebrated highlighting the theme “Equality for women is progress for all”. Chief Guest address given by Exn. P. Indirarajan, Vice President, Exnora International, Special address given by Mrs. Latha Prabulingam, President, Sakthi Exnora. This was followed by pattimandram on the topic “etPd fhyj;jpy; ngz;fs; Nghw;wg;gLfpwhu;fsh my;yJ Jw;wg;gLfpwhu;fsh” by B.Sc(N) & P.B.B.Sc(N) students & Judged by Mrs. Latha Prabhulingam. Chief guest & judges were felicitated by Principal, Vignesh Nursing College, Tiruvannamalai. Prizes & certificates were distributed to participants by Chief guest.
Sep 27th 2013Swami Vivekananda 150th Birthday celebration was organized & conducted in the VNC Auditorium. BSc(N) III & IV year student presented with speech on stage events of Swami Vivekananda and speech on stage events of Swami Vivekananda. Special address was given by Mr Rajagopalan,Principal,Vignesh polytechnic college, Special message was given by Dr. Mrs. S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal,Vignesh Nursing College followed by Message from Chairman R.Kuppusamy and Chief Guest message by Mr.Shankar ,HOD, Shanmuga Arts and Science College. At the end Faculty and students took the oath recited by Mr.Sarveshwaran , Lecturer , Vignesh polytechnic college
Sep 21st 2013World Alzheimer’s day was organized and celebrated. Mr. S. Balamurugan , Lecturer gave an introduction on Alzheimer’s day celebration and highlighted the theme of the year- “Dementia : A Journey of caring”. B.Sc (N) III Year and P.B.B.Sc (N) II Year students presented symposium to highlight about Alzheimer’s disease and it’s management ,Skit on “Management of Dementia” by B.Sc(N) III Year students. Dr. Mrs. S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal addressed the students with the motivational speech
Sep 10th 2013World Suicide Prevention Day was organized in the VNC auditorium. Mrs. G .Jayanthi presented an introduction on suicidal prevention and highlighted on the theme “Stigma, A major barrier to suicide prevention”. Mrs. A. Padmavathi, Lecturer presented on the magnitude of the problem around the globe. Mrs. R. Sheela, Lecturer discussed the various prevention method and ways to eradicate stigma. Final Year B.Sc(N) students presented skit on suicidal prevention. Video show on suicidal prevention was displayed to the students. Dr. Mrs. S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal addressed the students with the motivational speech on suicide prevention
May 12th 2013International Nurses day celebration was organized by the faculty of VNC. Principal gave special message.Mrs. Vasanthakumari, Vice principal and Mrs. Udhayasankari, Lecturer gave detailed oration about the theme – Millennium development goal for 2015. All the faculty, students attended the programme.
March 8th 2013International women’s day celebration was conducted . Patti mandram in Tamil on the topic “Pen Sudhandram akkama allathu Azhiva”. Two groups participated in the debate. Mrs.Latha Prabhulingam, M.A., President, Sakthi Exnora consented to be the chief guest, Chairman presided over the function and Special address were given by the Principal
21st January 2013Final year students participated in taluk level competition by executing a street play on ‘your vote is your future’’ and received second prize at taluk level and selected for district level competitions. Totally 23 colleges participated in district level competition and students won the first prize for the street play your vote your future on 24.01.2013. District collector Vijay Binglay awarded the students with the cash prize of Rs.3000, first prize shield rolling shield and certificates were awarded for the students
January 2013Program on “Control & Prevention of sex determination & female feticide” was organized & conducted at Vignesh Nursing College by Department of Health Services, Tiruvannamalai. Dr. A. Ramalingam, Joint Director of Health Services, Mr. R. Amarenthiran, District Extension Educator represented to conduct Elocution competition in Tamil . Welcome address renderd by Dr (Mrs) S. Vijayalakshmi, Principal . The prizes and certificates were distributed to the Students for their best performance
October 29th 2012World heart day celebration was conducted by organizing Mime Show, Elocution, Poster presentation, Model presentation and Quiz competiton . 25 colleges all over Tamilnadu participated in the competitions. Dr. Mrs. S. Vijayalakshmi ,Principal delivered the Welcome address. Chief guests were Dr. Sridhar, Dr. Anuradha, Dr. Sugumar , Dr. Madhu . Mr. R. Kuppusamy, Chairman , Vignesh Group of Colleges, and Mr. V. Raja, the Director, Vignesh Group of Colleges graced this occasion
September 12th 2012World Suicide Prevention Day was celebrated . The chairman Mr. R.Kuppusamy presided the function and the power point presentation on healthy life, mental preparation to meet the challenges, how to overcome the life hurdles and live a pleasant life were done by the principal
August 15th 2012Independence day was celebrated .Programme commenced with hoisting the flag, distribution of sweets, flag song, narration of importance of freedom , cultural feast followed with the power point presentation on improving positivism by the Principal
June 21st 2012National Epilepsy Day was celebrated . B.Sc(N) III year students conducted Symposium on the theme “Unmasking the epilepsy – purple day celebration”in the august presence of Chairman and Principal .Teaching faculty and B.Sc(N)students participated in the programme.
June 15th 2012World Blood donors day was celebrated. B.Sc(N) IV year students conducted the workshop on world blood donors day
March 8th 2012International women’s day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Vignesh Nursing college. Power point presentation on women’s right was done and followed by cultural feast in
January 26th 2012Republic Day was celebrated. Flag hoisting was done. Flag song and National anthem was sung by B.Sc(N) students . Cultural Program and Debate was organized. Sweets were distributed.
September 17th 2011Panel discussion on World Alzheimer’s Day was conducted. The workshop highlighted the Understanding of dementia and alzheimer’s disease, cost of dementia, awareness of dementia, and preventive aspects of alzheimer’s disease. Significant message on alzheimer’s disease was given by Dr. (Mrs.) S.Vijayalakshmi, Principal
August 15th 2011Independence day was celebrated. The programme started with Thamilthai vazhthu. Dr.(Mrs).S. Vijayalakshmi Principal of Vignesh Nursing College hoisted the flag, followed by flag song by students
12th MAY 2011Nurses Day was celebrated
8th MARCH 2011World Women’s Day was celebrated by B.Sc (N) I & II year Students.
26th JANUARY 2011Celebrated Republic Day
                                  

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