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)

Social Responsibility

Extension activities and outreach programmes are organized by three units of National Social Services (NSS) of our college. The range of issues addressed include campaign against social maladies such as:

Drug AddictionLiquor consumptionSmokingGirl child traffickingAtrocities against womenDomestic violence

Department of Physical Education and Women’s Cell recently organized a programme of self-defence skill especially for girl students

A few health-related issues were also organized. The issues include :

Awareness about Thalassemia and its detectionAIDSApplication of medicinal plantsFirst aid training by St. John’s Ambulance

Blood donation camps are organized with great importance by the Students‘ Union and NSS.

Departments like Geography and Anthropology further extends social outreach programmes in a unique manner. During their Academic excursions and field trips, the students and teachers figure out some local issues that relate to society and offer short term support during their stay. The college therefore has a tradition of promoting institution-neighborhood community network and students‘ engagement. The practice is not confined to seminars and awareness campaigns alone, several field works and practical applications are also undertaken by different departments.