Acharya Prafulla Chandra College (APC College)

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College

Govt. Sponsored | NAAC Accredited A Grade College with CGPA 3.23

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College (APC College)


Acharya Prafulla Chandra College has an active NSS wings which keeps itself busy round the year. It has three units Unit I, Unit II & Unit III comprising 100 students in each unit.

N.S.S. Programmes Officers :

a) Dr. Mallika Roy - Unit I, b) Sri Debashis Mondal - Unit II c) Smt. Sunanda Biswas - Unit III

These units regularly organized both indoor and outdoor programmes. This includes :

  1. College Beautification
  2. Anti-communal week observation
  3. Anti smoking campaign in nearby railway station
  4. Social integration under the banner of “We are all one”
  5. Health awareness camps in nearby village
  6. Visiting Anganwari Centres
  7. Adoption of a village named Panihara for the intervention purpose.

Unit-II of NSS of our college is continuously at work in the village PANIHARA between 2010 and 2014. Special programmes, for the downtrodden people were undertaken during this period. These people are mainly slum dwellers and belong to the minority community. NSS volunteers run PANIHARA SISHU SIKHA NIKETAN (Panihara Children Education Centre) about 3 Kms. from the college. NSS units also arranged awareness programmes on environmental pollution, precautions against viral diseases and other ailments etc. The volunteers also organized health check-up camps, tree plantation ceremony etc.

Some of the recent programmes of the NSS units are listed below:

SL. No. Programme Topic Year
1 Birth anniversary 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore 2010-2011
2 Survey How to reach to the community and select target group 2010-2011
3 Special campaign programme Rate of literacy, nutrition status and general diseases due to pollution in the villages 2011-2012
4 Awareness programme Physical development and diet chart of 10-20 years aged youth 2011-2012
5 Seminar Killing of girl-baby foetus 2011-2012
6 Seminar Women trafficking 2011-2012
7 Birth anniversary Special lecture on 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda 2011-2012
8 Birth anniversary Special lecture on 150th birth anniversary of Acharya PrafullaChanra Roy 2011-2012
9 Awareness programme Physical and mental health and superstition 2011-2012
10 Awareness programme by Barrackpore Fire Brigade Zone Fire fighting 2011-2012
11 Awareness programme Environmental awareness 2011-2012
12 Seminar at Pallymangal Sishu Vidya Niketan
(in a nearby village)
Necessity of Education
13 Awareness programme Equal opportunity of women 2011-2012
14 Awareness programme Sanskrit as a Basic Language of India 2011-2012
15 Awareness programme Environmental pollution and mosquito control; necessity of plantation 2011-2012
16 Awareness programme Health awareness 2011-2012
17 Awareness programme Traffic control and  awareness in the locality 2011-2012
18 Special campaign programme Welfare of Children : Health,  education, nutrition status and diseases 2012-2013
19 Awareness programme Suggestions and advice about the health of kitchen 2012-2013
20 Awareness programme Problems, scope and opportunities : health, nutritional status of women in village 2012-2013
21 Awareness programme
By Red Ribbon Club
AIDS and Critical diseases 2012-2013
22 Special campaign programme Pollution 2013-2014
23 Workshop Position of women in past, present and future 2013-2014
24 Workshop Primary prevention of common diseases 2013-2014
25 Awareness programme Preventive measures of Physical and Psychological problems of aged persons 2013-2014