Student's Supports

Departmental Seminars
1. The main objects of the Seminar shall be pursuit and promotion of study in the subject by holding seminar meetings, symposia, discussions and speeches from time to time on topics and problems relating to the subject.
2. All students of the Honours and P.G. Classes are members of the seminar, all teachers in the subject are honorary members.
3. The Head of the Department is the President of the Seminar. He shall guide the seminar and preside over all academic meetings. In his absence the next senior teacher present presides.
4. The Executive Committee of the seminar shall consist of the following (a) President (b) Secretary (c) Asst. Secretary.
5. The Secretary and the Asst. Secretary shall be nominated by the president once in a session from among the students.
6. The Secretary shall be responsible for organising the seminar activities under instruction from the President and for maintaining records, proceedings and accounts under supervision. The Asst. Secretary shall assist the Secretary and assume all the responsibilities of the Secretary, in his absence.
7. The seminars shall conduct minimum four academic discussions in course of the session. Participation in seminar shall be encouraged and given due credit while issuing certificates to students.
8. The Principal is the Controller of all seminars. He/she may alter, amend or abrogate any or all of these rules at his/her discretion.

N.S.S. (National Service Scheme)
As a rule, students having genuine interest in social work are selected and enrolled in N.S.S. As the scheme is based on voluntary service. Programmes under the scheme include (a) construction of work projects like building and repair of roads, renovation and cleaning of tanks and wells, etc. (b) education, adult literacy, social education, etc. (c) health service to patients in hospital, health centres etc. (d) campaigns for eradication of social evils like untouchability, child marriage, dowry, campaigns for improvement of slum conditions, national integration etc. and (e) service during emergency like flood, famine, accidents, epidemic, etc. Students enrolled in N.S.S. are required to work for 120 hours during the session including their work for seven hours per day in the 10 days period of N.S.S. camps held usually once in a year, preferably in a rural area during holidays or vacations of the College.

This scheme aims at providing the opportunity to the students:
  1. To understand through direct experience the realities of social life;
  2. To develop a spirit of fellow feeling and service to needy.
  3. To realize their responsibilities towards their fellow beings.
  4. To inculcate among the students the values of citizenship.
  5. To acquire skill, insight and understanding in working with people.
  6. To put to use the knowledge or skill gained in the college for the practical solution of social problems.
  7. To understand and accept the dignity of labor.
  8. To understand the value of constructive social action
  9. And ultimately to inculcate among the students a sense of patriotism with devotion and service.
  10. The motto of N.S.S. is "Not Me But You."

N.C.C. (National Cadet Corps)
N.C.C. Training is provided for the boy students. Every cadet is required to attend the parade once a week. They are imparted training in military science by the N.C.C. officers and the Army personnel posted by the Defense Department. The following are the aims of the N.C.C.:
    a) To develop character, comradeship and qualities of leadership in the youth of the country.
    b) To provide service training to youth so as to stimulate their interest in the defense of the country.
    c) To build up a reserve of potential officers to enable the armed force to expand rapidly in a national emergency.

Advantages of N.C.C. Training
N.C.C. cadets at the end of the first or at the beginning of the second year of training are eligible to appear at the "B" certificate and at the end of the 3rd year of their training to appear at the "C" certificate exam. Students with N.C.C. qualification are always given preference over other students in many competitive examinations both civil and military. It also provides opportunity to have a career in the Army through the officers Training Unit of N.C.C. and "C" certificate entry.
Students enrolled in N.C.C. have to attend a minimum of 75 percent of the parades and N.C.C. classes in order to qualify themselves to appear at the "B" and "C" certificate examinations.

Youth Red Cross Society
Youth Red Cross society is organized for the purpose of inculcating in the youth of the country the ideals of peace and the practice of service especially related to the cause of their own health and that of others. The youth should understand and accept civic and human responsibility and should cultivate a spirit of friendly helpfulness towards the children and youth of other countries.
The aim of youth Red Cross are (1) promotion of health (2) service of the sick and suffering (3) international friendliness. Membership of Youth Red Cross is open to boys and girls of all classes who desire to participate in its various activities.

Government College (Autonomous), Bhawanipatna