Overview

Overview

Overview

The existence of the College is the outcome of single minded dedication of many kind hearts. The Institution considers it their moral responsibility to carry forward this baton of good work and hand it over to the next generation. Who can be better recipients than the souls that drank from the pond! Shasun founded the Centre of Extension Activities to kindle the service mind in the students and feed their constant craving for knowledge and exposure.

Extension programmes of Shasun are ‘learnings taking place beyond the classrooms’ and augment the sense of compassion for others. It helps to build relationships while working with NGOs, government agencies, companies, etc. It affirms to make a difference when they do something with what they have learnt.

The college has adopted Kaliyanur Village, Kanchipuram District and dedicated efforts on the part of the institution have gone into enhancing the infrastructure of the corporation school, the public library and toilets. Students of our college celebrate significant traditional days and festivals with the students and general public of Kaliyanur Village.

The numerous clubs of Shasun and the various departments involve themselves in extension activities to create a social connect and community engagement.

Highlights

  • Students volunteered for Covid-19 Contact Virtual Tracing work for Greater Chennai Corporation. The students worked from home during July and August 2020. They provided moral support and guidance for the patients. The contribution of the students was recognised through remuneration from GCC and certificates from Chennai Volunteers. During the two months of volunteering, the students reached out to 10,000 COVID-19 positive patients.
  • Under the PLANT A TREE! GREEN THE EARTH! Initiative of Environment Club, students distribute saplings to the general public in their neighbourhood. The initiative was kick-started on 16th September 2020 on the occasion of World Ozone Day focussing on “Let the Green be Seen”. The club members distribute saplings on a monthly basis as an initiative to increase the awareness on the importance of greenery.
  • A National Level E-Quiz was organised for students of various colleges to celebrate the International Yoga Day, 21st June 2020 on the topic “Let’s Get Acquainted with Yoga”.
  • RRC students distributed food packets to the needy people to commemorate World Food Day on 16th October 2020. Food was distributed in areas such as Ambattur, Kolathur, Sembakkam, Sowcarpet, Poonamallee, Valasaravakkam, Pallawaram, KK Nagar, West Mambalam, and Kodambakam.
  • The club also organized competitions such as drawing, elocution, essay writing and poetry writing for Government school students in Sholinganallur, Chemmencherry & Perumbakkam on account of National Youth Day. The topic for the competitions was “My Perception in Shaping New India”.
  • NSS volunteers and Program Officers created awareness to among neighbours, friends and relatives residing in various areas by explaining about the problems caused by the dreadful COVID-19 virus. Significance of social distancing and sanitizing was explained to the public by the NSS team.
  • Programs such as cyclothon, walkathon and assistive internship training with Chennai Traffic Police of T-Nagar Sub-Division were carried out during the month of January and February 2021.
  • In October 2020, Rotaract Club started Ariyalam Vanga – Vaaram Oru Mooligai project to create awareness about our traditional medicinal plants. Benefits of each plant are posted in the social media pages of the club on a weekly basis.
  • On 18th December 2020, club organized a free makeover training session “OPPANAI” for unprivileged students.

The Institution has constructive relationships with other institutions of the locality for working on various outreach and extension activities. The College organizes various interface programmes with the agencies and addresses the academic and career concerns. NSS team of the College is actively engaged in outreach and extension activities such as blood donation camps, temple cleaning and many awareness programmes.