The College N.S.S. Unit was inaugurated on 15th August 2003 with an intake of 50 volunteers that was doubled to 110 volunteers in 2004. In recognition of its commendable functioning the College was sanctioned a second unit in March 2008. Currently the College N.S.S. team comprises of the Principal as the Chairman, 2 lecturers as Programme Officers and 230 volunteers. Till date numerous activities have been undertaken as highlighted underneath: -
- An approximate amount of Rs. 1,50,000 has been raised by the volunteers towards several causes including N.F.C.H, Poor fund, Natural calamities such as floods etc.
- Under the pulse polio programme volunteers have vaccinated around 2000 infants.
- Around 4000 saplings have been planted by our volunteers in adopted villages under Vanamahotsav celebrations.
- Chlorination programme for 40 ponds and 200 wells are completed in adopted slum areas.
- During the six years since its inception, NSS volunteers have carried out Blood Grouping for 1200 people.
Apart from donating blood in regular blood donation camps, 40 of our volunteers have donated blood under emergency, critical conditions.
International Literacy Day is observed every year and financially backward students from the local municipal school are provided with education supplements and till date 600 students have received such aid.
N.S.S. Women's Day is observed annually with focus on bringing out the hidden potential among women students by providing them platform to exhibit their talents in creative areas.
World's AIDS Day is utilized in education for the volunteers and by the volunteers to create awareness among the public in culminating AIDS.
Our Volunteers have won University places in four different events in N.S.S. Youth Festival.
15 volunteers underwent training in the Youth Leadership Training camp held annually. 2 volunteers are imparted training every year.
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India introduced N.S.S. National Adventurous Camp from 2008 for which our volunteers are selected. Last year the camp was held at Uttaranchal attended by D. Madhavimani of III B.Sc. and this year it is to be held at Ooty, for which P. Satish Kumar of II B.Sc., has been selected..
N.S.S. Special Camp for a period of 7-10 days is conducted annually in which the volunteers adopt a village and work for educating the villagers in health, hygiene, sanitation, literacy etc.
Blood grouping, blood donation, traffic awareness, clean and green, awareness and utilization of 108 and EMRI services etc. are other regular activities of the N.S.S. units.
Government of Andhra Pradesh declared the State level National Service Scheme Awards 2009-10. T. Satish, III M.P.E. of our college won the BEST VOLUNTEER AWARD FOR THEYEAR 2009-10. He was given the award by C.R.Biswal, I.A.S, Principal Secretary to Govt., Higher Education Dept, Govt. of A.P., K. Rajendran, Asst. Prog. Adviser, NSS Regional Centre, Govt. of India., and Dr.G.Bhaskar Rao, State Liasion officer, Higher Education Dept, Govt. of A.P. The award function took place at Ravindra Bharati, Hyderabad, on 24th Sep 2010 i.e. NSS Day. Our College Principal and NSS Chairman, Prof. P.Venkatarao and District NSS Co-ordinator, Mr. Kiran Chandra took part in the award ceremony.
N.S.S volunteer, T. Satish of III M.P.E was selected from Andhra University region to attend N.S.S. Summer Mega Camp conducted by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India, at Sri Perumbadur, Tamilnadu. During the 12-day stay at the national camp from 8th - 19th June 2010, Satish underwent training sessions in Disaster management, personality development, communication skills, Culture exchange programmes etc. and toured around Goa, Tamilnadu & Kerala. He was awarded training certificate by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Human Resources, Govt. of India.
The annual NSS special camp by NSS volunteers of BVRICE for the year 2010, is successfully conducted under the supervision of the NSS Chairman and College Principal Prof. P. Venkat Rao and N.S.S. programme officers, Mr. N.V.R. Ravi Kumar & M.E.A.V.V. Rambabu. N.S.S. Unit I adopted Srungavruksham, W.G.DT. Bhimavaram; and N.S.S. Unit II focused on Bantumilli, W.G.DT. Bhimavaram, for the one-week camp that commenced on 14th October.