Acharya Prafulla Chandra College

Govt. Sponsored | NAAC Accredited A Grade College (2nd Cycle)
Affiliated to West Bengal State University
ISO Certified : 14001:2015, 50001:2018, 9001:2015

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College (APC College)


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

N.S.S. Officers :

  1. Dr. Mallika Roy - Unit I
  2. Sri Debashis Mondal - Unit II
  3. Smt. Sunanda Biswas - Unit III

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College is engaged in NSS activities round the year. These units of NSS undertake many programmes, both internal and external, that include :

  • College Beautification
  • Anti-communal week observation
  • Anti smoking campaign in nearby railway station
  • Week long programme
  • Social integration under the banner of  “We are all one”
  • Anti-smoking campaign in nearby railway station
  • Health awareness camps in nearby village
  • Visiting Anganwari Centres
  • 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 Muslim minority community. PANIHARA SISHU SIKHA NIKETAN ( Panihara Children Education Centre) about 3 Kms. from the college was chosen as the centre of activities for awareness of environmental pollution, avoiding us of plastic bags and materials, precautions against viral diseases, health check up campus etc. The volunteers made the dwellers aware of the utility of tree plantation around their houses and walking path. The unit also tried to develop scientific mind by making effort to remove social superstitions. Posters and banners were accompanied by lectures against superstition. At the end of the programme, the children of the centre were given away prizes for their programmes in games, dance music and painting. Similarly Unit I & Unit II of NSS rendered valuable services in and around the college. The students are taught to be better and responsible citizens of the nation.

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

SL. No. Programme Topic Year


Birth anniversary 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore 2010-2011


Survey How to reach to the community and select target group 2010-2011


Special campaign programme Rate of literacy, nutrition status and general diseases due to pollution in the villages 2011-2012


Awareness programme Physical development and diet chart of 10-20 years aged youth 2011-2012


Seminar Killing of girl-baby foetus 2011-2012


Seminar Women trafficking 2011-2012


Birth anniversary Special lecture on 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda 2011-2012


Birth anniversary Special lecture on 150th birth anniversary of Acharya PrafullaChanra Roy 2011-2012


Awareness programme Physical and mental health and superstition 2011-2012


Awareness programme by Barrackpore Fire Brigade Zone Fire fighting 2011-2012


Awareness programme Environmental awareness 2011-2012


Seminar at Pallymangal Sishu Vidya Niketan
(in a nearby village)
Necessity of Education  


Awareness programme Equal opportunity of women 2011-2012


Awareness programme Sanskrit as a Basic Language of India 2011-2012


Awareness programme Environmental pollution and mosquito control; necessity of plantation 2011-2012


Awareness programme Health awareness 2011-2012


Awareness programme Traffic control and  awareness in the locality 2011-2012


Special campaign programme Welfare of Children : Health,  education, nutrition status and diseases 2012-2013


Awareness programme Suggestions and advice about the health of kitchen 2012-2013


Awareness programme Problems, scope and opportunities : health, nutritional status of women in village 2012-2013


Awareness programme
By Red Ribbon Club
AIDS and Critical diseases 2012-2013


Special campaign programme Pollution 2013-2014


Workshop Position of women in past, present and future 2013-2014


Workshop Primary prevention of common diseases 2013-2014


Awareness programme Preventive measures of Physical and Psychological problems of aged persons 2013-2014