Groups & Movements
National Service Scheme (NSS)
The NSS unit of Auxilium College has been committed ‘to serve and reach out’ to the society, for the past 45 years, kindling and nurturing the spirit of service and compassion in the minds of young people. NSS in Auxilium strives to provide space for its student youth to explore and experience life beyond their classrooms. As the academic programme ensures their knowledge and skill development, so does NSS enhance their personality. The students participating in the NSS activities are highly motivated to be socially committed, active agents of social transformation.
The best of community service is offered through NSS in the neigbouring locality and in the adopted villages. Field work and interactions with the public impart a valid, life-time learning experience for the student volunteers .The NSS volunteers are also involved in formative and reach-out programmes like awareness campaigns on legal, health, gender and environmental issues. Literacy programmes like regular coaching classes and orientation programmes for the school dropouts and school going children of the adopted villages, community development programmes and service learning projects, form the regular activities of the NSS volunteer
Dr. Amutha Arockia Mary P.R received State Level Best NSS Programme Officer Award for the year 2012 – 2013 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Dr. Amutha Arockia Mary. P.R
Ms. Senthamil Selvi .G,
Ms. Parimala. C
Dr . Preetha .R,
Ms. Deepa. S
No. of Units : 5
No. of Students : 500
No. of. adopted Villages : 5
Names of the adopted Villages: Kavasampet, Chennangkuppam, Pillanthipet,Muthinampet, P.K.Puram Villages
- To involve students in service activity.
- To motivate the Students to be aware and socially responsible and generate them to be the agents of social change.
- Leadership Training and Personality Development Programme.
- Skill Development Programme and Community Development Programme.
- Orientation and Awareness Programme on Health, Education Environment and Legal issues.
- Collaboration with Government and Non- Governmental organizations and other local governing bodies for organizing programmes and awareness campaign like rally, human chain.
- Enhance green and clean society by involving the volunteers by planting saplings in the campus and public places and cleaning the same.
- Commemoration and celebration of National Events like Vellore Sepoy Revolt, National Integration and Communal Harmony Day, World Literacy Day, International Day for Books, International Volunteers Day, etc.
- Visit to Rehabilitation centers, old aged homes and orphanages.
- Regular visit to the adopted villages
Special Camp Activity
- Annual Special Camp is conducted for 7 Days in the adopted villages.
- Survey on Socio- economic status, literacy ratio, school dropouts, pregnant women and unemployed youth.
- Literacy Campaign and Awareness Programme on health, women, environment and Legal issues.
- Cleaning and Planting Saplings in schools and other public places.
- Organizing Free Health Camps and Book Fair in the village.
- Visiting the Primary Health Centers, Schools and other local government office in the village for study.
- Construction of Rain Water Harvest structures in the village.
- Awareness on Water Management and Microbial Analysis of Water.
- Conducting sports for children and youth and various other competition for women in the village.
NATIONAL CADET CORPS (NCC)
Group : National Cadet Corps
Staff In-charge : Lt. Anitha Alice.E
No. of students : 100
Motto : Unity and Discipline
- To develop character, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook , spirit of adventure, sportsmanship and ideals of selfless service among the youth of the country.
- To create a human resource of organized, trained and motivated youth, to provide leadership in all walks of life and always be available for the service of the nation.
- To provide a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the Armed Forces.
Regular Activities : Camp Activities
Extension : Social Services Activities
All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF)
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Auxilium College Unit Adviser: Dr. (Sr.) Regina Mary R.
The All India Catholic University Federation is a movement of University students and is often indicated by the Acronym, AICUF. In 1924, this movement was founded by Rev. Fr. Carty S.J. at St. Joseph’s College, Trichy. It spread its wings all over India and now it operates in 12 states of India. In Tamil Nadu it functions in more than 25 Colleges.
AICUF is well known for its dynamic involvement in Social Issues. Young Women of our college empowered through this movement celebrities life and vigour in Auxilium almamater for the past 60 years.
“We are born in an unjust society,
and we are determined not to leave it as we have found it”
Aim and Objective
To analyze socially the various situation in India and Tamilnadu and to approach the society with social awareness
To be the voice of the voiceless for their rights
To create spirituality centered on human kindness within students
To prepare the students to respond to the social issues in today’s context
Dalits, Women, Adivasis, Refugees
College / University students with social harmony irrespective of caste, creed and who agree with the principles of AICUF
AICUF’s structure is geared to ensure its mass students movement character. AICUF functions at the National, State, Regional and Unit levels. The state is the primary decision making body in AICUF. The various states are linked at the national level as a members of a federation.
Trainings by AICUF
- Leadership & Personality Development
- Social Analysis & field visits
- Political Awareness
- Street Theatre & folk arts training
- Journalism & Media education
- Criticism on Documentary Films
- Human Rights Education
- Summer Camps
Developing personality and leadership quality for today’s youth, with the virtues like Love, Justice, Honesty, Truth and Gender Equality.
Organizing Seminars, Special Talks, Debates, Group Discussions to make the students socially concerned.
Conducting workshops to explore the multi talents of the students.
Training the students to think optimistically.
- Sri Lankan Refugee Service at Abdhullapupram (North Arcot Dt.) – 12 kms from College
- Coaching classes for 150 children
- Awareness Programme
- Animation programme: College Students of the camp
- Family visit
- Celebration of Pongal, Deepavali, Christmas, Women’s Day
The 2001-2002 marked the beginning of another movement in Auxilium College. A Star destined to burn brightly leading our students to be model citizens of our nation. The Rangers movement was started in Auxilium College on 25th August 2001.
History of the Movement:
Rangers Section is a senior section in guides movement. LORD BADEN POWELL, the founder of movement named this section as RANGERS. The name was adopted from forest Rangers- a man who is a warden of some large tract of forest. This is wild free life with many responsibilities. So like him a Ranger hopes to find adventure, strength, gentleness and knowledge. It also suggests self discipline, wisdom and service.
Rangering provides a well designed programme to suit the needs of youth, who have individual differences and ideas.
Aims and Objectives:
Character development through happy citizenship, through natural rather than artificial means.
- Fun and Friendship.
- Membership in a world wide Organization.
- A Sense of Belonging.
- Opportunities to lead and to make decisions.
- New experiences.
- A chance to use leisure time in service to Community.
- Training to enjoy the out of door activities.
- Varied activities for personal development.
The Rangers under the able guidance of Dr.(Sr.) Jayashanthi, Asst. Professor of Chemistry render services in the adopted village and coach the students of Govt. Municipal School. The Rangers offer help at the traffic signals in Vellore. Five students took part in the International Adventure programme at Pachmarhi, Madya Pradesh in 2012. Three rangers were selected to participate in the state level workshop on Millennium Development Goals, conducted by Railway Guides and Scouts in Chennai. Ten Rangers were selected to take part in the folk act training in Perambur, Chennai and were trained by experts in different Folk dances especially in Karagam and Oyilattum. A one day Rover Ranger (RORA) programme was organized by Don Bosco Bharat scouts and guides at Fatima Hr. Sec. School, Chennai. Special training was given to 28 Rangers by experts on first aid. A blood donation camp was organized by the Bharathidasan scout and Kasthuribai guide group for 4 days in Katpadi Railway station. New year, Christmas and Pongal were celebrated in the adopted villages of Kalliammal koil, T.K Puram, Senur, Unnamalaisamuthiram and Thirumani in Don Bosco Youth centre, T.K Puram along with VIDES, Department of Chemistry and Bro. Lucas, Director, Don Bosco Youth Centre, T.K Puram. Coaching classes, regulation of traffic and rules of the road inside the campus, visit and service to the sisters of St. Clare, Sathuvachari, were the regular activities. The Rangers visit villages to teach the weak students.
Youth Red Cross
Youth Red Cross inauguration was held on 22.07.16 , Ms. Priyadharshini, Asst. Prof, Department of English welcomed the gathering. The Chief-guest, Mr. C. Indranath, Chairman, Bharath Group of Educational Institution and General Secretary, Indian Red Cross, Vellore District, gave his speech on how he started to help people when he was a student. He also motivated students to involve in social service activities voluntarily. Youth Red Cross students took oath on this day to serve the needy people.
Group : Youth Red Cross
Staff In-charge : Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth S.
No. of Students : 121
Motto : Promote Life
Objective : To serve the Vulnerable
Regular Activities : Seminars and Study Camps
Extension : Visit to Orphanage.
Group : Enviro Club(shift-I)
Staff In-charge : Mrs. Isabella Roseline
No. of Students : 90
Motto : Green and Clean environment
- To protect and sustain the environmental resources
- To remain Eco-Friendly.
- Awareness in guarding the nature.
- Keep the surrounding clean and pollution free.
- Project the world and leave the world guess enough to the next generation.
Regular Activities (Shift- I)
- Seminar and Workshop on Mushroom Culture
- Wildlife Week Celebration
- Naming of the Plants in College Campus
- Terrace Gardening
Extension : Green Audit
Enviro club- shift II
Motto : “Let’s go green to get our globe clean”
- July – Inauguration
- August – Pencil Drawing
- September – Poster presentation
- December – Essay Writing
- January – Quiz
The Motto of VIDES is to Light Life
It is abbreviated as,
V – Voluntary
I – International
D – Dedicated
E – Education
S – Socially at risk
In 1987,the idea of initiating VIDES association started to generate in the mind of mother Castagno Marinella the former superior general of the salesian sister society.At the dusk of 1987, the association of VIDES began to take its shape in the Italian Salesian Sister?s center as voluntary International dedicated to the Education of socially at risk (Youth and Women) so from its origin it is clear that VIDES is a Forum of creating oppurtunities for the youth to render service to the needy atleast once in their life time.It started in our college in 2003, to instill in young people to reachout to others who are inneed.
At present there are 90 residential students as members in VIDES from all the three years of Shift-I and Shift-II.
The Activities of VIDES:
Teaching the uneducated children
Conducting tuition for students who are in Government School.
Celebrating important festivals and sharing with the needy.
Visiting old aged home, orphanage and home for mentally retarded children.
The Volunteers Dedicated to the Development of the Socially at Risk – VIDES
The VIDES unit offered weekly coaching classes and conducted awareness programmes in the adopted village, Kulakarai. Under the co-ordination of Sr. Xavier Venci, Asst. Proessor. of Physics, visits to Old Age Home and Orphanage at Poigai and Home for the Mentally Challenged Children were organized. Thirty five members participated in the Zonal meet conducted at Mary Immaculate Convent, Tirupattur. Service was rendered in the adopted villages, Unnamalaisamuthiram and Thirumani regularly and coaching classes were conducted. The VIDES adopted villages namely Unnamalai Samuthiram and Thirumani to render service for the government school children. The VIDES members visited Ammavarpalli village and Irullar colony and the members distributed clothes and cakes.
Regular week end coaching classes were conducted at Don Bosco School and St. Xavier’s School, Christianpet. A free eye check up in collaboration with Uthavum Ullangal, Vellore and CMC Eye Hospital was conducted at Mother Teresa Home, Shenbakkam. Assistance is given in the conduct of Polio Drops Campaign every year. A rally to create awareness on the depreciation of Rupee value was organized in collaboration with the Department of Commerce. The members were actively involved in campus cleaning, coaching classes to the students of Karunalaya, visit to Anbu Illam and visits to schools. A tree plantation project on the theme “Save and protect the environment” was conducted in the college premises. A medical camp was conducted for women.
Group : Rotaract Club
Staff In-charge : Ms. V. R. Meenakshi , Ms. R. Geetha
Leader : J. Monika Beautlin
No. of. Students : 480
Motto : Be responsible and serve the society
Objective : To serve the society and help the needy
Regular Activities : Polio camp, Eye camp, Gynae-care, Skin camp, Tree plantation
Extension : To serve people at orphanages and old age home
Citizens’ Consumer Club
Ms.G.Usha Bernadette Mary is the Coordinator of the Citizens Consumer Club of the College.
Other Extension activities
Sr. Sheila Susai Raj is the Coordinator for Coaching classes for Bank and Railway Board examinations.
Group : Citizen Consumer Club
Staff In-charge : Ms. S. Sukacini
No. Of Students : 320
Motto : AWARE, ALERT, ACT
Objective : To make the students a responsible consumers in the
Regular Activities : Regular meetings with the club members are conducted every 1st Thursday in a month.
Extension : Conduct of Rally’s, Exhibitions and distribution of Consumer awareness pamphlets for the public.
Name of the Group – Kanali Women’s Cell
Group Co-ordinator – Sr.Arokia Jayaceli Ambrose
Members – Ninty two
Motto – Empower women to Enlighten humanity
Aims and Objectives
* To Affirm that women are the unique creation of the Almighty, and to enable them to experience the Sakthi within them
* To promote self Esteem, sisterhood and friendship among the student community
* To explore their opportunities to empower themselves as successful women
* To promote Gender Justice and the dignity of women in the campus and outside. And to remove all barriers that prevent full participation of women and girls in the public life.
* To publish and disseminate information at different levels on gender, development, women’s empowerment, respect for rights and diversity, and peace and justice.
* To prepare students to become future agents to transform and better the Society.
* Summer camps with less privileged children in Thiruppur 1-5-2015 to 13-5-2016
* Seminars on “ Women’s rights.”
* Creating awareness on girl children rights
* Training programme for “Street theatre .”
* Blue Heart campaign to prevent human trafficking.
* Community Extension service for visually challenged students.
* Group study on women’s rights.
|July||Guest lecture on human Trafficking Blue heart campaign.
Orientation Talk on Goal setting
|August||The contribution of women in Nation Building. Essay writing.
Programme on Personality development for students.
|Sep||Documentary movie on Human trafficking||Availability|
|Nov||Group sharing on social issues personal Reflection and prayer commitments||Compassion|
|Dec||Two days seminar on Human trafficking||Consciousness|
|Jan||Peace march to mark the Don Bosco’s contribution to the migrant boys.||Eagerness|
|Feb||Poster presentation on Human trafficking||Empathy|