Mr. Mohammed Rizwan
Physical Education Director
Land Line: +91 80 - 2552 9875
Provide adequate facilities for sports and games through a coaching, and outreach activities, to purse excellence in the advancement and development of physical education sporting and extra-curricular activities.
To provide a broad spectrum of sports, recreation and leisure activities for students that stimulate growth, fitness and wellness, social interaction, and leadership opportunities.
To identify and encourage developing athletes/students with ability, as well as to coach and train them.
To create enthusiastic and passionate sportsman, who will show sportsmanship spirit at all the time.
The inaugural ceremony of VTU inter-college Kabaddi tournament (Men) Bangalore central division commensed at Vemana Institute of Technology, Bengaluru on 4th November, 2022. It started with the invocation song to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha followed by the introduction of the various inter-college sports events conducted at Vemana Institute of Technology. This is followed by lighting of the lamp by the group of dignitaries- the chief guest, Sri. Arumugam, International Kabaddi player, Sri. S. Jayarama Reddy, President, KRJS, Dr. Kiran Kumar H K, Regional Director, Bengaluru Central Division and Dr. M. Shivram Reddy, Member, VTU Sports Council and Former Regional Director, Bengaluru Central Zone, VTU, Belagavi, Vice President, KRJS Sri. A R Shivram and Sri. Venkatshiva Reddy, Joint Secretary KRJS, Prof. P. Sadashiva Reddy and K M Krishna Reddy, Sri. M Chandra Reddy, Treasurer, KRJS and Dr. Vijaysimha Reddy B G, Principal, Vemana Institute of Technology, Bangalore and student participants.
Dr. Hemamalini G. E., formally welcomed all the dignitaries present on the dais and participants from various VTU affiliated colleges. She mentioned about the VTU inter-college Kabaddi tournament (Men) which would take place on 4th and 5th November, 2022.
The chief guest, Sri. Arumugam enlightened the students about the game and shared his experiences at international level.
Dr. Kiran Kumar H K, had given the information on sports inter-college events conducted by VTU to encourage students in the field of sports.
Dr. Vijaysimha Reddy B G, gave an inspirational word to the participants and wished every team a great success.
Finally, presidential address by Sri S. Jayarama Reddy, President, KRJS was motivational to the crowd present in an auditorium.
In the end, Dr Sharath B R, Assistant Professor, Maths Dept. proposed vote of thanks. He thanked all the invited guests, participants, principal of other KRJS institutions, HoDs, Professors and students for gracing the occasion by their solemn presence. He also thanked VTU for providing the opportunity to conduct the VTU intercollege Kabaddi tournament (Men).
Vemana Institute of Technology continues to follow its tradition of developing the holistic personality of our students at Vemana It. The institution also concentrates on academic excellence but believes in the overall development of students. We organize several co-curricular activities throughout the year, and sports are integral to college culture. In coordination with Physical Education Director Mohd Rizwan, the sports committee of our institute organized VTU Intercollegiate Table Tennis Bengalore Central zone (Men &Women) for all the VTU affiliated colleges. Our students' secured Runners and qualified Inter-zone in inter-zone II Runner addition our students represented the institute in the number of inter-college events organized by VTU and other affiliated institutions.
Inter class events are kick-started with Tug of War (men & women) 8th June 2022 400 students participated the events MC Member Mr Vasu inaugurated it have graced the occasion the chief guest hold Tug of War rope hoisted the flag signaling the start of Tug of War.
He much awaited annual stats meet Vemana Kreedotsav of Vemana institute of technology was held on 10th June 2022 at St. Johns ground which was a day filled with passion and excitement experienced amidst thrills shrills and cheers. The day started off with the lovely rendition by salutation to the lord almighty, and another highlight of the day was the lighting of Olympic touch the students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way commencing with march past of six contingents of different departments.
Col.S.K.Singh Commanding Officer 39 KAR BN NCC was the chief guest for the inaugural function and Smt. Usharani international Kabaddi guest of Honour our president Sri S.Jayaram Reddy, secretary Sri K.N. Krishna Reddy, Joint secretary Sri. Sadavashiva, sports committee staff have graced the occasion. Prof. Venugopal and Prof Munikrishna introduced the chief guest and Dr. Lokesh Reddy delivered the welcome address and the oth was taken by the students solemnly pledged torch hold the spirit of true sportsmanship the chief guest delivered the speech wherein emphasizedon confidence commitment and continuous efforts to realize their dreams later the students are graced by presidential speech he mentioned the importance of sports in the student's life his speech was inspiring and valuable the principal of this esteemed institution prof Venu thanked all the office bearers and management committee member principal and staff for their cooperation and supports and advised students to keep up their sportsman spirit.
The competitors participated with great excitement in the track and field event the event included races in categories of 100mts 200mts for boys and girls and field evens include board jump discuss throw.
Vemana institute of Technology provides indoor and outdoor sports/games, for student to improve their ability to achieve their goals in the sports.
VTU and various inter collegiate tournamentsparticipated in indoor and outdoor
Athletics event participated in GNDEC, Bidar
Badminton event participated in BMSCE, Bangalore
Football event participated in new horizon college of Engineering
Basketball event participated in MSRIT, Bangalore
Vemana Institute of Technology hosting VTU TOURNANENTS every year
Staff cricket our college staff cricket team participating inter collegiate tournaments
WINNER OF SSMRV NATION LEVEL INTER-COLLEGIATE TABLE TENNIS (MEN) TOURNAMENT Org by SSMRV ON 25th & 27th FEBRUARY 2020
VTU INTER-COLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY RACE INTER ZONE Org By Dr.T.THIMMAIAH. IT ON 24th & 25th FEBRUARY2020 CHETHAN V SECURED 3rd PLACE.
RUNNER OF VTU INTER-COLLEGIATE TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT BENGALORE CENTRAL ZONE Org by ATRIA16th& 17th NOVEMBER 2019.
WINNER OF CMR STATE LEVEL INTER-COLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT THROWBALL (WOMEN) ORG BY CMRIT 26TH & 27TH SEPTEMBER 2019
WINNER OF BMSCE STATE LEVEL INTER-COLLEGIATE THROW BALL (WOMEN) TOURNAMENT Org by BMSCE ON 4th OCTOBER 2019
WINNER OF VTU INTER-COLLEGIATE THROW BALL (WOMEN) TOURNAMENT BENGALORE CENTRAL ZONE Org By VEMANA INSTUTITE OF TECHOLOGY ON 09th & 10th OCTOBER 2018
WINNER OF CMR STATE LEVEL INER-COLLEGIATE THROW BALL (WOMEN) TOURNAMENT Org By CMRIT 3rd & 4th OCTOBER 2018
RUNNER OF VTU INTER-COLLEGIA THROW BALL (WOMEN) TOURNAMENT INTER ZONE Org By NITTE MEENAKSHI INSTUTITE OF TECHOLOGY 12th & 13th OCTOBER 2018
WINNER OF CMR STATE LEVEL INTER-COLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT TABLE TENNIS (MEN) Org by CMRIT 26th & 27th SEPTEMBER 2019
Annual Sports Meet "Vemana Kreedotsava" of Vemana Institute of Technology was held on 14 November 2019 at St John ground Dr. Shivram Reddy Bangalore Reginal Director the chief guest for the inaugural function, KRJS President Sri Jayaram Reddy, General Secretary Join Secretary Sri Sadashiva Reddy, Sports committee member Sri. H N Shaman Reddy and the member of sports committee, staff have graced occasion.
The competitors participated with great excitement in the track & field event such as 100, 200, 400, 1500mts, and discuss, shot put, long jump for both boy and girls, the prize were distributed to winners.
1. VEDANTH SIRIMALLA: Represented VTU in TENNIS.
2. PRAJWAL: Represented VTU in marathon.
3. RANJITH: Represented VTU Taekwondo
Outdoor: Volley Ball, Throw Ball, Kabaddi, kho-kho & Net Ball.
Indoor: Chess, Carom and Table Tennis.
Vemana Institute of Technology has organized VTU tournaments i.e., Volley Ball, Throw Ball, Chess, Mallakhamba, Gymnastics, Taekwondo etc.
|3||06-07-21||Covid vaccination drive|
1) Independence Day celebration at Vemana IT (15th Aug 2020)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology in collaboration with youth red cross unit, celebrated the 74th Independence day at Vemana IT on 15th Aug 2020. Physical director Mr. Mohammed Rizwan and NSS programme officer Mr. S Puneeth graced the occasion. NSS volunteers along with few teaching and non teaching staff members participated in the event. NSS programme officer, Vemana IT spoke to volunteers about the importance of independence day. He also hoisted the indian flag. Physical director Md. Rizwan distributed the sweets to all volunteers and the celebration ended with national anthem.
2) Republic Day celebration at Vemana IT (26th Jan 2021)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology in collaboration with youth red cross unit, celebrated the 72nd Republic day at Vemana IT on 26th Jan 2021. Dr. Chandrashekar S M, vice principal, Vemana IT, Physical director Mr. Mohammed rizwan and NSS programme officer Mr. S Puneeth graced the occasion. NSS volunteers along with few teaching and non-teaching staff members participated in the event. Dr. Chandrashekar S M, Vice Principal, Vemana IT spoke to volunteers about the importance of republic day. He also hoisted the indian flag. Physical director Md. Rizwan distributed the sweets to all volunteers and the celebration ended with national anthem.
3) Covid Vaccination drive at Vemana IT (06th July 2021)
NSS unit and YOUTH RED CROSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology in association with BBMP, organized COVID vaccination drive at Vemana IT campus on 06th and 07th July 2021. More than 400 students were given 1st dose of COVISHIELD and around 100 staff members were given 2nd dose of covishield. NSS volunteers helped the medical team of BBMP in smooth conduction of vaccination drive. Covid-19 tests were also conducted at the same time for all those who got vaccinated. NSS valunteers also created awareness about responsible behavior of students during vaccination drive. Beloved principal Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G extended complete support for the smooth conduction of covid vaccination drive.
|1||05-06-19||World Environment Day|
|3||31-08-19||One student one tree initiative|
|4||29-02-20||Swachch Bharath Abhiyan|
|5||04-03-20||Blood Donation camp|
1) World Environment Day at KIDWAI Hospital (5th June 2019)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology participated in the world environmental day conducted by digvijay news and vijayavani at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology on 5th June 2019. An awareness on environment was given to lakhs of people through digvijay news. Around 30 volunteers of Vemana IT NSS unit participated in the event. The event had the presence of mayor gangambika, Mr. Uday Garudachaar (MLA), Dr. C Ramachandra, Director who planted the tree in kidwai hospital campus.
Famous kannada actor Mr. Vijayaraghavendra and actress Milana Nagaraj also participated in the event. More than 1000 plants were planted inside the campus of kidwai hospital. One of the NSS volunteer (Yashaswini) from Vemana IT spoke to the media about how holidays can be utilized to create awareness on environment. The programme ended with planting more than 1000 trees.
2) Independence Day celebration at Vemana IT (15th Aug 2019)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology celebrated the 73rd Independence day at Vemana IT on 15th Aug 2019. Beloved principal Dr.Vijayasimha Reddy B G, vice principal Mr. Chandrashekar S M, Physical director Mr. Mohammed rizwan and NSS programme officer Mr. S Puneeth graced the occasion. NSS volunteers along with few faculty members participated in the event. Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy, Principal, Vemana IT spoke to volunteers about the importance of independence day. He also hoisted the indian flag. Physical director Md. Rizwan distributed the sweets to all volunteers and the celebration ended with national anthem.
3) One student one tree initiative at Vemana IT (31st Aug 2019)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology started the one student one tree initiative in collaboration with Youth Red Cross unit of Vemana IT under the guidelines of AICTE. Dr. Viayasimha Reddy B G, principal Vemana IT and Mr. Chandrashekar S M, vice principal, Vemana IT motivated the students to take initiative in planting trees. The main objective of the initiative is to create responsibility of maintaining environment among all students. Beloved principal, Vemana IT handed over the plants to NSS volunteers as a sign of handing over the responsibility of environment. So far around 300 students have turned up for the task contributing to about 12% success in Vemana IT. If this percent reaches 100%, approximately 2000 plants will be planted by Vemana IT alone. NSS unit is continuously monitoring the progress.
4) Swachch Bharath Abhiyan at Vemana IT campus
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology in collaboration with youth red cross unit of Vemana IT conducted swachcha bharath abhiyan at Vemana IT campus on 29th Feb 2020. Around 50 NSS volunteers participated in the event and cleaned the campus. The main objective of conducting the event was to create awareness on clean campus among every student, faculty and non-teaching staffs. NSS volunteers collected paper cups, plastics and other wastes thrown in various places inside the campus. NSS unit has also given the guidelines for all the students to maintain the campus cleanliness.
5) Blood Donation camp at Vemana IT (4th March 2020)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology organized a blood donation camp at Vemana IT campus on 4th March 2020 in collaboration with LIONS CLUB of bengaluru airport city and youth red cross unit of Vemana IT. Three major blood banks of rastrotthana blood centre, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health and Bouring & Lady Curzon Hospitals were invited for the blood donation camp.
Sri K N Krishna Reddy, General secretary, KRJS, Prof. P Sadashiva Reddy, Joint secretary, KRJS, Dr. T Yella Reddy, Dean R & D, Vemana I T, Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G, Principal, Vemana IT, Sri Baabu Reddy, Lians Club, Prof. Mohan B, Professor emeritus, Vemana IT and fraternity of LIONS club inaugurated the blood donation camp by lighting the lamp. Lions club people thanked the management and principal of Vemana IT for extending their support for conducting blood donation camp. Sri. A R Shivaram, Vice president, KRJS also visited the camp and wished the entire team for conducting such an event. Around 286 students registered for blood donation in which 51 were rejected and a total of 235 units of blood was collected during the blood donation camp.
Rastrotthana blood centre received 87 units of blood, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health blood bank received 83 units of blood and Bouring & Lady Curzon Hospital blood bank received 65 units of blood. Around 15 NSS volunteers helped the hospital teams in conducting blood donation camp. And also a day before the blood donation camp, an awareness on donating blood was done by Srimathi Sulochana Reddy, Lions Club in Vemana IT campus. She gave abundant information on benefits of donating blood and motivated the students to donate blood.
|1||21/06/2018||'International yoga day'|
|2||15/08/2018||'Independence day celebration'|
|3||18/08/2018||'Induction programme for first year students about NSS'|
|4||29/08/2018||'Leadership programme by aikya to NSS volunteers'|
|5||26/09/2018||'Health checkup camp'|
|6||10/11/2018||'Drug awareness walk'|
|7||14/11/2018||'Children's day celebration at govt school'|
|8||02/02/2019 & 03/02/2019||'Awareness programme and painting at madiwala market'|
|9||19/03/2019||Blood donation camp at vemana institute of technology|
1) INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY
Karnataka Reddy Jana Sangha celebrated international yoga day on 21st June 2018 at vemana institute of technology with the help of NSS units of Vemana I T, RJS PU college, RJS School and RJS Degree college. NSS volunteers and few staff members actively participated in the event.
A group of yoga teachers taught different Asanas to our NSS volunteers. Also sports and cultural head Sree Shamanna Reddy sir spoke about the importance of yoga in building the personality both physically and mentally.
2) INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Independence day was celebrated by NSS unit and student council of Vemana Institute of Technology on 15th aug 2018 by hoisting the national flag. All teaching and non teaching staffs participated in the event. There was oath taking ceremony of various positions of student council of Vemana I T. Sri. Vijayaraghava Reddy, Honorable president, GC, KRJS hoisted the flag.
Esteemed members of KRJS management committee spoke about the sacrifices of freedom fighters and importance of youth in building the nation. Also enlightened the NSS volunteers to participate in nation building activities.
Our beloved principal Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy spoke to NSS volunteers about the participation of youth in development of the human community and also motivated the students to actively involve in social activities
3) INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS ABOUT NSS
NSS orientation was arranged for the first year students on 18th of August in an auditorium.
During this first two hours was interactive presentation session by the NSS program officer Prof. Puneeth S, from Dept of Mechanical Engineering. Members of the college NSS team were also present.
The presentation started with introduction of the NSS unit and members of the college NSS committee, followed by the history and existence of NSS in our country.
Motto and symbol of NSS was explained to the students. Awareness of objectives of NSS was made with the pictorial examples and slogans from our holy book Bhagwathgita and Mahabharatha. Students enjoyed the session very much because it was very informative and interactive. Meaning of the education was very well explained to students.
Aims, programs and regular activities of NSS were explained and a small break was given to students. After the break students had team activities like group discussion, debate and leadership activities with the help of student council.
Overall the session was interactive, informative, interesting and inspiring to the students.
4) LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME BY AIKYA TO NSS VOLUNTEERS
NSS unit of Vemana I T conducted a leadership programme to our NSS volunteers in collaboration with AIKYA (a youth initiative of The Akshaya Patra Foundation) on 29th Aug 2018 in Vemana I T auditorium. Ajit Kaikini - Director of Bouyancee Training and growth, enlightened the volunteers for on leadership. Complete details of the program is given below.
Aikya leadership wokshop by Mr.AJIT KAKINI
Ajit Kaikini - Director of Bouyancee Training and growth. He is a motivational trainer who has in-depth 15 years of experience in sales/marketing, production and admin/training in companies at top positions in blue chip, pharma companies.
He conducts training programmes all over the world in six languages. And also conducts life skills and soft skills programmes to large corporations such as adidas, Accenture, Cisco, Indian Oil Corp., Stanchart , SBI, CanBank, LGSoft, Taj Hotels and ITC to name a few. Has also conducted training in Europe - Denmark and UK.
He is a consultant to many educational & professional institutes and has conducted training for their students and staff in over 5 states.
He is associated with the Rudseti programme of Govt. of India & Dharmasthala, training their directors in soft skills, giving them ways & means to inspire and motivate their students. The officers in Vidhana Soudha and the officers of internationally famous e-chaupal of ITC too undergo his trainings to develop soft skills.
Be A Social Leader
To conduct activities motivated by the primary purpose of serving the society through various social engineering and community development projects.
To create innovative solutions to immediate social problems and mobilize ideas, capacities, resources and social arrangement required for sustainable social transformation.
Basically focuses on the three major aspects namely:
To educate the underprivileged children section and to develop them as future leaders through the necessary knowledge and skills.
To increase the green cover of our country by conducting tree plantation drives and also creating environmental awareness by mobilizing volunteers for environmental conservation campaigns.
Cleanliness and Hygiene
Encouraging individuals and corporates to join hands in support of Government of India's Swachh Bharat by cleaning the streets, roads and other infrastructure and also conducting campaigns to make a permanent impact.
On successful completion of Aikya Leadership workshop in VEMANA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
5) HEALTH CHECKUP CAMP
Health checkup camp was organized by NSS unit of VEMANA IT on 26th Sep 2018 in association with united india limited. Apollo team of doctors visited our campus to conduct health checkup to all the teaching and non-teaching staffs of VEMANA IT. Small seminar was given by Dr. Naveen, dept. of orthopedics, Apollo hospital, to all the lady faculties about contraception.
6) DRUG AWARENESS WALK
The incidence of drug abuse among children and adolescents is higher than the general population. This is notably because youth is a time for experimentation and identity forming. In India an NGO revealed that 63.6% of patients coming in for treatment were introduced to drugs at a young age below 15 years. There are very few health centers that deal with child abuse problems, especially in the rural areas. The use of tobacco is another major concern among children.
To tackle the above issue a walk against drug abuse was organized by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka in association with Bangalore City Police at St. Joseph's Indian High School ground opposite to UB city, Bengaluru on 10th of November 2018.
40 NSS volunteers accompanied by the staff members from vemana institute of technology, participated in the walk against drug abuse to create awareness amongst the public of Bengaluru.
7) CHILDREN'S DAY CELEBRATION AT GOVT SCHOOL
The NSS unit of the vemana IT celebrated Children's Day of this year by spending some quality time with the children of the government higher primary school, koramangala. A team of NSS volunteers along with staff members visited the school and distributed stationary equipment and sweets to the kids and enjoyed the company of each other. It was a joyful experience for the NSS volunteers and also for the kids of the school.
8) AWARENESS PROGRAMME AND PAINTING AT MADIWALA MARKET
NSS unit of vemana institute of technology conducted awareness programme to all vendors in madiwala market on 2nd and 3rd of February 2019 in collaboration with VEDAN trust (NGO). NSS volunteers cleaned the walls of market shops and also painted the walls with beautiful designs. Around 20 volunteers participated in the event and made it successful.
Vendors in madiwala market used to throw the waste to the roads and also they never separated the waste into dry and wet. Our NSS volunteers did a great job in convincing the madiwala market vendors to separate the waste into dry and wet waste. Tremendous awareness is been created in the minds of the vendors about keeping the market clean. Now 90 to 95% of the vendors are following BBMP instructions.
Ms. Suhasini from vedan trust spoke to all our NSS volunteers and motivated them to do this great job. NSS volunteers also had social exposure when they spoke to all the vendors about cleanliness.
9) BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT VEMANA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NSS unit of Vemana I T organized a blood donation camp on 19th March 2019 in collaboration with LIONS club at vemana I T campus. Three govt. organizations namely, Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology unit - Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Department of transfusion medicine (blood bank) - Victoria Hospital and Rashtrotthana blood bank collected the blood from the volunteers of vemana institute of technology. Total 261 units of blood was collected benefiting many poor patients across Bengaluru.
Our beloved principal Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G along with Sree. Vijaya Raghava Reddy, President, KRJS, Sree. Muninaagappa, General secretary, KRJS and members of Lions club inaugurated the camp by lighting the lamp. An awareness about the blood donation was conveyed to all the NSS volunteers during the blood donation camp.
|1||23/11/2017||'Awareness campaign for 'Tobacco Free Children'|
|2||JAN 2018||'Operation suraksha - compliance monitoring'|
|3||12/01/2018||'Vivekananda jayanthi (national youth day)'|
|4||21/03/2018||'Workshop on developing future leaders for tobacco control'|
1) Awareness campaign for 'Tobacco Free Children'
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of technology participated in campaign for "Tobacco free children" organized by consortium for tobacco free Karnataka (CFTFK), held at freedom park, Bangalore, on 23rd November 2017. More than 40 volunteers of NSS unit along with 7 staff coordinators, participated in this event to give a kick start for the anti-tobacco measures to control tobacco usage.
Freedom Park, a public space in the heart of the city, came alive on Thursday with youngsters from schools and colleges across the city came together for a cause. Slogans such as "Say no to tobacco and save our future," "Control tobacco for the sake of children" "Implement loose cigarette ban and e-cigarette ban" reverberated the surroundings as a state level campaign titled "Tobacco-free-Children" was kick-started.
Organized by the Consortium for Tobacco-Free Karnataka(CFTFK), a network of Health Care Institutions, Educational Institutions and civil society organizations, working for the implementation of tobacco control measures in the larger interest of public health, saw participation of around 700 youngsters from around 20 schools and colleges across the city.
Pradyumna, an engineering student from Vemana Institute of Technology thanked the state government for its recent move to ban sale of loose cigarettes, bidi and chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes in state. "Tobacco products are a threat to the future of this country as they result in youngsters not only have adverse effect on their health but also lose focus in their life. We want government departments and ministries related to tobacco trade to commit themselves to implement such measures," he added.
Chief Guest on the occasion Dr Kripa Amar Alva analysed that tobacco products, especially cigarettes and bidis, if available in the loose form, are a gateway to drug addiction among youngsters. "All children have the right to smoke-free environment and free from addictive substances including tobacco, the State Government is committed to take all measures to protect children and support all other initiatives by health care institutions and civil society organisations in this regard", She added.
Guest of Honour Mr. Arjun Devaiah an acclaimed International Athlete, Arjuna Awardee & Olympian, called for strict implementation of both loose cigarette and e-cigarette ban to protect health of children. "It is important that youth should understand what is right and wrong for themselves and the society. Keeping themselves physically active, involving in sports keep them healthy. Tobacco consumption at early ages weakens one's body and mind which will lead to premature deaths, this in turn effects the development of the country. Students are the future of our nation, hence keep away from tobacco and contribute to the progress of our country", he added.
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balekundri, Senior cardiologist and Honorary President, CFTFK, said, "The state Government at any cost should not reverse or withdraw the order bowing to any kind of political or any other kind of pressure tactics. It is necessary to make youngsters aware of the serious health impact tobacco consumption can cause to them," she added.
Mr. S J Chander, Convenor, CFTFK, said building network with schools and colleges throughout the state to create awareness about the tobacco control measures and ill-effects of tobacco is the main aim of the campaign. "Thereby, we aim to make youngsters as champions against the tobacco epidemic," he pointed out.
C A Ramesh from Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka said "It's a good initiative and my best wishes for the cause and regarding the tobacco awareness all of us have a greater role to play, even though the ban of cigarettes and other substances in and around schools, it is not been implemented strictly , as a result children's as young as 8-9 year are found smoking for fun and trial, vendors provide children's cigarettes even thou it's a violation, the law and rules has to be implemented strongly, School heads should be given powers to enforce the law with framing certain guidelines."
2) OPERATION SURAKSHA- COMPLIANCE MONITORING
Our NSS unit is the first unit in state to undertake a new programme entitled, "operation suraksha - compliance monitoring" to control the illegal sales of tobacco products in Bangalore. NSS volunteers have been allocated for different wards for compliance monitoring using compliance monitoring tool.
3) VIVEKANANDA JAYANTHI (NATIONAL YOUTH DAY)
NSS unit, Vemana I T celebrated Vivekananda jayanthi on 12 Jan 2018 in the presence of principal, heads of all the departments and teaching and non teaching staffs. This day is also celebrated as national youth day, as swamy Vivekananda enlightened more on youth power and the role of youth in building the nation.
Dr. Vijayasimha reddy B G, Principal, Vemana I T, addressed about the philosophy and ideologies of swamy Vivekananda. He also insisted everyone to cultivate the values of swamy vivekananda in order to have success in life.
4) WORKSHOP ON "DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS FOR TOBACCO CONTROL"
NSS unit of vemana institute of technology, conducted Workshop on "Developing future leaders for tobacco control" in collaboration with CFTFK. Around 80 students participated in the workshop held on 21st march 2018. NSS volunteers were emphasized on the hazardous effects of tobacco consumption and actions to be taken to control tobacco.
REPORT ON NSS SPECIAL CAMP (2018-19)
NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology, Bengaluru organized a special camp in the adopted village, Dasaiahgaarupalli, Baagepalli Tq. from 25-02-2019 to 03-03-2019. This special camp was organized with the help of Panchayati Raj, Devaragudipalli, baagepalli Tq. The Volunteers of the NSS unit performed many activities - awareness programmes as literacy, tree plantation, health and hygiene, construction and repairs, communal harmony etc. Around 63 students and 7 faculties participated in the special camp for 7 days. These 63 volunteers were distributed to 6 teams with one captain to monitor the team. Work load was distributed to all the 6 teams equally during the 7 days camp. Details of the work and time schedule is attached below.
|Team1 (Kaveri)||Kitchen incharge||Flag hoisting incharge||Program incharge||Cultural incharge||Day camp report||Living space incharge|
|Team2 (Ganga)||Living space incharge||Kitchen incharge||Flag hoisting incharge||Program incharge||Cultural inchargec||Day camp report|
|Team3 (Godavari)||Day camp report||Living space incharge||Kitchen incharge||Flag hoisting incharge||Program incharge||Cultural incharge|
|Team4 (Bhaagirathi)||Cultural incharge||Day camp report||Living space incharge||Kitchen incharge||Flag hoisting incharge||Program incharge|
|Team5 (Krishna)||Program incharge||Cultural incharge||Day camp report||Living space incharge||Kitchen incharge||Flag hoisting incharge|
|Team6 (Narmada)||Flag hoisting incharge||Program incharge||Cultural incharge||Day camp report||Living space incharge||Kitchen incharge|
Day - 1 (25th Feb 2019)
The forenoon session of the Day began with a Procession by volunteers in the village. Volunteers rallied into the streets of the village to create awareness among the villagers about the ensuing special camp programme in their village for a period of one week.
This was followed by an inauguration Program held at Dasaiahgaarupalli village. The programme was started with a prayer to almighty and handing over a plant to NSS volunteers as a sign of responsibility towards sustaining the nature for future generation. The chief guest Sree. Prabhakara reddy, director, kolar-chikkaballapura milk federation limited, and other dignitaries were welcomed by NSS Programme officer Mr. Puneeth S. The inaugural speech was delivered by Mr. Sathyanarayana Reddy, Taluk health officer, baagepalli Tq. Inauguration program had a gracious presence of Mr. V Anjanappa, Head Master government school gundlapalli, Mr. Ashwathappa, physical education director, Mr. Raja Reddy, villager, Mr. Murali Krishna, HoD, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Vemana I T. During the program, Sree Prabhakar reddy emphasised the role of NSS in the community service and importance of youth in building social harmony. Program was conducted by NSS Programme officer of the unit Mr. Puneeth S, Assistant Professor of the department of Mechanical Engineering have also expressed their opinions about the NSS camp. Several village people attended the function. Village authorities welcomed the team of Volunteers into their village and assured them all sorts of co-operation needed in making the special camp a success.
After the program volunteers interacted with Village people and visited the people in their houses discussed about their needs and requirements. Volunteers created awareness through door to door campaign on cleanliness, spread of diseases, importance of environment and judicious use of electricity, water harvesting and importance of ground water. After taking dinner volunteers discussed the project agenda and activities with NSS programme officer. Before going into the bed volunteers sang the NSS song.
Day - 2 (26th Feb 2019)
In the dawn of the second Day, volunteers started their activities with yoga and meditation followed by flag hoisting organized by team 6. NSS volunteers started the shramadana soon after the breakfast. Volunteers distributed the road construction and repair work to each team and around 400 meters of road was repaired and cleaned.
Afternoon session was used for fire safety awareness programme by fire department in the gundlapalli govt school. Mr. Basavaraju K, DFSO, Fire station baagepalli delivered a talk on fire safety in various situations. Later Mr. Sathyappa demonstrated the tools used for fire safety. Fire department team also demonstrated the fire extinction process during emergencies. Many villagers, school students, NSS volunteers witnessed the workshop given by the fire department. After the dinner volunteers had a discussion on the day's program and plan of action for the next day.
Day - 3 (27th Feb 2019)
The Forenoon Session of third day began with yoga, meditation and flag hoisting. Road repair and cleaning process continued with same effort. At the end volunteers completed another 400 meters of road repair and cleaning.
Afternoon session, NSS unit headed for creating awareness to villagers on health and hygiene. A talk by Mr. Nagaraj rao, Block health education officer, Baagepali on CLEANLINESS AND HEALTH was organized in the govt school. Mr. Nagaraj rao explained how cleanliness plays a major role in our health to school children and villagers. An awareness was created among the villagers about cleanliness around their houses. A door to door interactions were done by the volunteers to create awareness on health and hygiene.
Also as a part of health concerns NSS volunteers organized few games to school children and also faculties to show case that a refreshed mind helps in maintaining the physical health. Also there were few cultural activities by school children. The day was ended with useful discussion about program.
Day - 4 (28th Feb 2019)
The Subject of fourth day camp was voting awareness. NSS volunteers starting the day with yoga, meditation, NSS oath taking, flag hoisting and NSS song headed for the village to do shramadana. About 50 volunteers divided themselves into sub groups and went into the streets, lanes and by lanes of the village and organized a cleanliness drive. Volunteers cleaned the village roads, removed dust heaps and cleared the stagnant drainage flows and attempted to create awareness on Cleanliness and hygiene. They swept with brooms on the roads of the village.
Later in the afternoon volunteers organized voting awareness to all the villagers. There were one to one interaction with villagers by the NSS volunteers. A group of NSS volunteers visited each and every home in the village and enquired about voter IDs and also noted the villagers who had not registered for voting. List of people newly eligible for voting was given to respective officers to create their election IDs. Mr. Ashwathappa, PT, Govt school delivered a talk on importance of having the right of voting. End of the day a discussion on all activities and further improvement to be added was carried.
Day - 5 (1st March 2019)
The fifth day of the camp was full of events, It was mainly dedicated to create awareness on depleting forests. In the forenoon session all the volunteers joined hands together to complete the cleaning process in the village. In the afternoon an awareness programme on effect of current developments on forests. A resourceful person from forest department was invited to give a talk on forest development and its importance. He insisted every person present in the program to plant at least one tree and maintain it. Later cultural activities were organised for young lads and prize was distributed by NSS program officer and other guests. The day ended with NSS song and discussion.
Day - 6 (2nd March 2019)
The Six day began with Prarthana and Yoga followed by flag hoisting. The Volunteers discussed the day plan with programme officer Mr. Puneeth S and decided to paint the walls of the govt school and clean the surroundings of the govt school in gundlapalli village. Volunteers cleared a drainage near the school and made sure that the water is not stagnant near the school. Around 50 NSS volunteers painted the compound wall of the school.
Later a talk on IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIETY was given by Mrs. Saritha, president, village panchayath, devaragudipalli. She emphasized on women empowerment in today’s world to create better societal harmony. After the discussion of day’s activities, volunteers ended the day with NSS song.
Day - 7 (3rd March 2019)
The seventh day was the closing day of the camp. In continuation to Previous Day Programme, the Forenoon Session of 6th day was dedicated to trekking to nearest hill as part of tuning the physical strength of the NSS volunteers. Combination of a fit body, healthy mind and pure heart will create a responsible NSS volunteer. The second session of the day was allotted to valedictory function. Function was presided over by Sree. Prabhakara reddy, director, kolar-chikkaballapura milk federation limited. Mr. V Anjanappa, Head Master government school gundlapalli, Mr. Ashwathappa, physical education director, Mr. Raja Reddy, villager, Mr. Murali Krishna, HoD, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Vemana I T, Mr. Baabu reddy, villager were present at the function. Sree. Prabhakara reddy addressed the gathering and explained about various service activities undertaken during the period of stay in the village. All the guests appreciated the Volunteers and staff for their work and thanked the village authorities for their support. Mr. Murali Krishna, HoD, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Vemana I T profusely thanked the volunteers and program officer and the Management of the college for their various service activities and assured all sorts of co-operation in their future operations as an adopted village. Guests were felicitated by the NSS volunteers for their cooperation. Villagers appreciated the works of NSS unit of Vemana Institute of Technology. The session concluded by vote of thanks proposed by one of the NSS volunteer.
There ends the seven days camp which was a huge success. The NSS team headed back to the college carrying lots of experiences, learnings and memories with absolute satisfaction. All the volunteers showed much enthusiasm and justified the motto "NOT ME BUT YOU" and also reflected the theme "WE SERVE THE DESERVED".
Outcomes of the Special Camp
Volunteers inculcated team and social work attitude for the betterment of village community.
A stretch of 0.8 km road repair and cleaning was completed near dasaiahgaarupalli village.
The government school compound and its surroundings was cleaned and painted.
Drainages of the village were cleared and made easy for the free flow of stagnant water.
Water tank and its surroundings was cleaned.
Name board of the village was painted and made it legible.
Special camp helped the volunteers to develop sense of social and civic responsibility.
Volunteers acquired leadership qualities and problem solving abilities.
Volunteers were trained by fire safety department to handle fire emergencies.