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National Service Scheme (NSS):

Ravenshaw Junior College has an N.S.S. Unit for boys  with a capacity of 50 volunteers.  The activities of the N.S.S. are governed by the C.H.S.E. Volunteers are enrolled in the beginning of the academic session. Any student of the college with an apptitude for social service is eligible to apply for enrollment. The unit is headed by a member of the teaching staff who functions as the Programme Officer.

Objectives:

  • To promote national and social consciousness and a sense of social responsibility.
  •  To inculcate a sense of dignity of labour among the students.
  • To acquaint the student community with problems and conditions of the society in which they live.
  • To enable the student to develop a sense of involvement with  common people to work with them for constructive social activities-

The N.S.S. volunteers usually undertake the projects assigned to them on Sundays and holidays. An Annual Camp is usually arranged during the vacaticn. in which 75% of attendance is obligatory. Certificates of participation at camps are issued to N.S.S. Volunteers.

Detail information regarding N.S.S. programs can be obtained from the Programme Officer.

Red Cross Society:

A Red Cross Society functions in this college under supervision of a counseller nominated by the Principal from among the members of the teaching staff. Membership of the society is open to all the students of the college who desire to participate in its programmes &  activities.

Objectives:

  • To promote  health awareness
  • To render service to the sick and the suffering.
  • To promote international friendliness and understanding.

N.C.C wings:

There are five NCC Troops in two wings such as  Army and Navy functioning in this institution 3(0) NCC Naval (50 cadets), 1(0) Arty Battery (60cadets) 1(0) Battalion(50 cadets) 1(0) Girls Battalion (50 cadets) 1(0) Armed squarden (180 cadets for Boys) These NCC wings are  under Ravenshaw University with  a provision of enrolment of students of both Ravenshaw University and Ravenshaw Junior College. The NCC impact physical training for the cadets and prepare them  for  NCC ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations. The cadets are given physical training and teaching on the fundamentals of NCC. Participation of cadets in state level and national level camps give them an opportunity to interact with cadets of other state and develop their courage and leadership quality. The cadets who excel in NCC activities are awarded with scholarships and honored both at the State and National level.  Best cadets get the privilege of representing the Indian contingent on a trip  to foreign countries under the Youth( Boys & Girls) Exchange  Programme (YEP). The cadets also get motivation to serve the nation as defence personnel and explore opportunities of professional career.

RTI  Cell :

To give access to information about the college, a RTI cell is functioning in the institution with the following officers.

1 First  Appellate  Authority Principal
2 Public Information  Officer Nominated by Principal
3 Asst.  Public Information Officer Nominated by Principal
4 Office Assistant Nominated by Principal

Students’  Consumer Club :

  A consumer club has  been formed in Ravenshaw Junior College from the  academic year 2011-12 with  fifty students as members and two teaching staff as guide  teachers and laboratory in-charge respectively.  A managing committee has also been constituted with  Principal as chairman and faculties as its members. The sole motto of the club is to spread awareness about consumerism among the students.

Functions :

  • To disseminate information gained through consumer club.
  • To observe National and World consumer Day on 24th December and 15th March respectively.
  • To provide practical knowledge on consumer protection and consumer welfare through audio-visual aids, lectures, demonstrations, etc.

Students’ Associations :

There  shall be the following Associations for students  of  Higher  Secondary  Classes of Ravenshaw Junior  College, Cuttack.

  1. Cultural Association.
  2. Athletic Association.
  3. Dramatic Society
  4. Students’  Common Room
  5. Social Service Guild.
  6. Day Scholars’ Association.

1. Cultural Association:

  • To organise discussions on  current general, cultural, academic, national and international topics.
  • To organise literary activities and competitions
  •  To celebrate the annual day every year.
  • To take up such other activities as proposed by the association and approved by the Principal.

2. Athletic Association:

To promote games and athletic activities among the students by conducting the annual athletic meet. To send students to take  part in inter college and CHSE(O) sponsored games.

3. Dramatic Society:

  • To bring out  talents in stage performers.
  • To conduct music/drama competitions.
  • To provide entertainment to the students.

4. Students’  Common Room:

The College provides Common Room facilities to the students. Officers nominated by the Principal will remain in-charge of the Students’ Common Room. A Secretary and two Assistant Secretaries (One from boys and other from girls) shall be elected by  the students of Higher Secondary Classes to look into day-to-day affairs of the Common Room in consultation with the officer in-charge of the Common Rooms. The Assistant Secretaries shall belong to the 1st year Higher Secondary Class.

Indoor games, literary and cultural competitions organised by the Students’ Common Room are open to all Higher Secondary students of the college.

The Principal is the final authority in all matters relating to Student’s Common Room.

5. Social Service Guild:

The objective of SSG –

  • To render social service.
  • To award financial help to the needy and deserving members of the Guild.
  • To form a volunteer corps for rendering help to the affected people during natura1 calamities.
  • To educate people in rural areas regarding the prevention of epidemics.

6. Day Scholars’ Association:

Its objectives are –

  • To create a sense of unity among the day Scholars.
  • To organise various cultural activities.
  • To take up such other activities as proposed by the association.

Students’ Aid Fund :

There is a Students’ Aid Fund for rendering financial assistance to deserving students to meet their tuition fee examination fees. or to purchase books. No scholarship, stipend, loan, prize, reward etc. will be given from this fund.

The fund is administered by a managing committee consisting of the following members.

1 The Principal-Ex. Officio Chairman.
2 Two members of the staff nominated by the Principal.
3 One class representative from each of the sections of  both +2 1st year and +2 2nd year classes.

Self- Defence Training :

Self-Defence Training for college girls is a flagship programme launched by the Govt. of Odisha under State

Youth Policy-2013. There are 30 Nodal centres in Odisha to monitor and implement the programme at the district level.

Ravenshaw Junior College is the Nodal College for 150 colleges in Cuttack District. In this district about 3,000 girls have been trained in this scheme in 2013-14 session. There are 70 master trainers  to impart training to  fifty thousand college girls in the district. These trainers have received special training  and skills at the state level training camp in Bhubaneswar. There is a district level committee with collector as the chairman and Nodal college principal as the convenor. There is a team of members, Nodal Officer and  co-ordinator in the Nodal College. Nodal college Principal is to supersive the programme in the district and to submit reports to the govt. through college to college visit.

Membership and Committee :

Membership : Every student on roll of Higher Secondary Classes of this college is a member of each of the Association mentioned in 10.6.

Fund : Every student of the Higher Secondary Classes shall pay subscriptions to each of the Associations in chapter -6 as prescribed by the Government.

Executive Committee : There shall be an Executive Committee for each association for smooth conduct of its affairs. The  executive committee consists of:

(i) President Principal (Ex-officio)
(ii) Vice-President Nominated by the Principal
(iii) Associate Vice Presidents from amongst the members of teaching staff.
(iv) Secretary To be elected by the students
(v) Asst. Secretary To be elected by students of of H.S. Classes.
(vi) Class- representatives One from  each section from  1st yr  & IIYr class Arts, Science & Commerce stream shall be elected the

 

Note- 

1. The Assistant Secretary shall be a student of first year Higher Secondary class.

2. No student of Higher Secondary wing can seek election to the same office for two consecutive academic sessions.

All meetings of the associations will be presided over by the President or by the Vice-President in  absence of the President of the respective associations.

The Secretary of respective associations shall organise all functions, give notices (with approval of Vice-President) for  meetings, record minutes, subject voucher for the expenditure incurred to the Vice-President within seven days after every function.

The Assistant Secretary shall assist the Secretary in  discharge of the duties and in his absence perform all his duties