NSS  
  Mr.V.RAVI Programme Officer  
 

                National Service Scheme stands for “NOT WE BUT YOU”. This N.S.S unit, started in the year 2002, and has been raised to the strength of hundred, constituting 94 male and 6 female. The objective of this unit is selfless service to the fellow human beings under an eminent programme officer as head. Students are encouraged to interact with the social welfare for uplifting the rural areas.

 
 

               In order to take the service of our N.S.S student to the doorstep of   ‘Melmudalambedu' village people a special seven days camp was conducted by our N.S.S unit in our adopted village  on the theme of “ Youth for Cleanliness” from 21.01.16 to 27.01.16 and accomplished various tasks like bringing out AIDS awareness among the people, awareness about the essence of maintaining cleanliness in drinking water and food habits ,cleaning of temples, schools and entrepreneurship development for ladies.

 
     
 

                     In order to take the service of our N.S.S student to the doorstep of   ‘Kizhmuthalambedu Tamil Colony’ village people a special seven days camp was conducted by our N.S.S unit in our adopted village  on the theme of Healthy Youth for Healthy India from 29.12.13 to 04.01.14 and accomplished various tasks like bringing out AIDS awareness among the people, awareness about the essence of maintaining cleanliness in drinking water and food habits ,cleaning of temples, schools and entrepreneurship development for ladies.

 
     
     
 

Healthy Youth for Healthy India was the theme on which different activities like bringing out AIDS awareness among the people, awareness about the essence of maintaining cleanliness in drinking water and food habits ,cleaning of temples, schools and entrepreneurship development for ladies were carried out for the welfare of the village people during a special seven days camp from 11.02.13 to 17.02.13 by our N.S.S unit.

 
     
 

G.Sarathkumar, III/CE receiving the Best NSS Volunteer Award for the year 2008-2009 from Kumar Jayanth IAS,Commissioner,DOTE at NSS award distribute function held at DOTE on 28.01.2010

 
   
 

Sri Durgadevi Polytechnic College was awarded the Best Supporting College Award for the year 2010. A.Seenivasan ,Programme officer,NSS receiving the award on behalf of the principal.

 
   
   
 

Our N.S. S unit has been adjudged as the BEST N.S.S UNIT among Tamilnadu Polytechnic Colleges for the year 2005-06 by DOTE Chennai.

 
Development Programmes  
 

               Twice DOTE level Inter Polytechnic colleges development programme titled “Leadership Motivation and Skill Development Camp” was arranged. Students from 25 colleges participated in this programme. Seminars on various topics such as ‘Creativity and memory technique’, ‘Communication and Public speaking ‘, ‘Successful Entrepreneur’, ’Self confidence building and effective decision making’, ‘Leadership qualities’, ‘Career guidance and job opportunity’ were delivered by eminent persons.

 
Leadership motivation and skill development camp  
 
                       A Three day DOTE level Inter polytechnic college Leadership motivation and Personality development camp  organized at our college.

                      A Three day DOTE level Inter polytechnic college Leadership motivation and skill development camp sponsored by NSS cell, Directorate of Technical Education, Ch-25 is to be organized at our college . About a hundred NSS volunteers and Programme officers participate in the camp. Eminent resource persons are going to deliver lectures on the occasion.

 
Programme  
 

NSS–Aim and objectives – Regular and Special camping programmes.
Mr.G.Ramakrishna Srinivasan,
PO /NSS Sri Durga devi polytechnic college

Creativity and Scientific thinking
Dr.A.Jagadeesh
Convenor, Centre for Energy and SubStantial Resources
R.M.K. Engineering college

Personality Development – Leadership Quality - Concept of Self Analysis Dr.E.S.Parveen Sultana
Motivation – Planning - Implementation 
Dr. Periyardasan.
Communication – Presentation skill – Public speaking
Mr.I.Augustin Anbananda
Principal of R.M.K.International School

Confidence building on effective Decision-making.
Prof.T.Rengaraja, Principal, Sri Durga Devi Polytechnic College

Career Guidance - Higher Education avenues & Job opportunities for Diploma Engineers.
Mr. A.Ayyakkannu, Director of Training & Regional Central Apprenticeship Adviser board of Apprenticeship  & Training, Taramani, Chennai  - 113.

Interview Techniques
Mr. K.Arumugam

How to become a Successful Entrepreneur
Mr.K.S.Parthasarathy.

Life Style Education for a healthy life Dr. Suresh Punjabi.Corporate Trainer & HRD Consultant

Group Discussion on Youth related Issues  & Challenges.
Dr. Suresh Punjabi.
Corporate Trainer & HRD Consultant

Feedback and Evaluation
Dr. V.Seetharaman, Programme Co-ordinator NSS,
Directorate of Technical Education

In addition, we have intended to conduct competitions like Essay Writing, Elocution and Paper Presentation for NSS volunteers during the camp.
 
ISTE  
 

           The Indian Society technical education is a national, professional, non-profit making society. It enhances professional ideals and standards. Our college has enrolled in 2004 in this society to cultivate fraternal spirit amongst the teachers, administrators and professionals. An ISTE student chapter with 575 student members has been functioning under the guidance of an efficient faculty advisor.

 
 

            An ISTE student chapter with 473 student members has been functioning under the guidance of an efficient faculty advisor since 2006-07.Best ISTE Student Award for the year 2012-13 has been conferred on R.Ashwin of ECE by ISTE Student Chapter,New Delhi.

 
 

           In the academic year 2012-2013 a State Level Technical Symbosium 'IMPACT -2013' was conducted in various topics. Around 55 students from 10 polytechnic colleges in tamilnadu presented the papers on various topics.In tis symposium, the participation was issued to all the participants and the winners were awarded with the cash award of Rs.2000,Rs.1500,Rs.1000 towards I,II and III Prize respectively for each discipline.

 

          Our student C.Venkat Raman of III year mechanical department won the Second Place in the 'CAD QuiZ 2011' programme conducted by ISTE student chapter of Murugappa Polytechnic college at Avadi.