Special Schemes

Thanks to the attitude and assistance of the state and central governments, a number of special schemes are successfully conducted.

Canada India Institutional Co-operation Project – CIICP

It is a brainchild of an alien soil namely Canada. Originally it was a well thought out and perfectly implemented plan. The success of this scheme was so overwhelming that the Indian government has presently adopted this name and scheme. This Scheme paves a number of ways to generate funds so that the institution concerned becomes financially independent. Civil engineering related training, Crane operator training, Gold – Appraiser training, Cell Phone-servicing, Beautician training are some of the worth mentioning special courses that attract the attention of a number of students.

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Community Development through Polytechnic – CDTP

Envisaged and nominally funded by the Ministry of Human Resources & Development, Govt. of India, this scheme mainly focuses its attention on non-formal skill training to SCs/STs, OBCs, women, school dropouts, minorities, physically disabled, economically weaker sections of the society and other under – privileged persons. The main objectives of the scheme are carry out need assessment surveys to assess the technology / training needs, impart skill development training to the intended target groups, disseminate appropriate technologies for productivity enhancement, provide technical and support services to rural masses / slums dwellers and create awareness among the target groups about technological advancement. Selected students are provided with useful training on well – designed trades as per the interest of trainees or as per the demands of local companies / industries / market so that they may either seek jobs or stand on their own legs. Welding and fabrication, Electrician, data entry operator, Garment making, candle making and jewellery making are some of the training programmers so popular among the takers.

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Entrepreneurship and Management Development(EMD) Centre

This scheme is sanctioned by AICTE, New Delhi and is launched in our college with view to encourage students to consider self employment as a career option, provide training in Entrepreneurship through modular courses and increase the relevance of management particularly in the non-corporate and under managed sectors.

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Industry Institute Partnership Cell(IIPC)

All objective of the IIPC cell is to reduce the gap between industry expectations (practice) and academic offerings (theory) by direct involvement to attain a symbiosis.

All the Stakeholders, namely; Institutions, Industry, Students and society stand to gain as it can be a win-win partnership. The Institutions stands gain by way of up to date curricula, source of revenue generation by consultancy and R&D, source of manpower for employment; industry stands to gain by way of availability of employable manpower pool, and increased productivity; faculty stand to gain by way of exposure to latest industry practices for more effective teaching-learning processes, etc., students stand gain by way of hands – on training, reduction of learning curve in industrial practices; and society stands to gain by way of improved quality of goods and services.

Some of the activities of the IIPC are:

  • To arrange industrial training for student and faculty.
  • Faculty exchanges - Getting Professionals from industry as visiting faculty or adjunct professors for short or long periods and deputation of faculty to industry to gain industrial experience and / or work on projects in industry. Personality development workshop for students relating with soft skills.
  • Guest lectures by eminent personalities, academics, leading industrialists at regular intervals to update the students’ knowledge.
  • To arrange technical symposium, exhibitions for students to bring out their talents.
  • To arrange short-term programs.
  • Technology transfer in the nearby rural areas.
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National Cadet Corps (India)

An N.C.C. Unit (3 SIG-PL) (Signal Platoon) is functioning in this polytechnic College with a strength of 50 cadets. Entry in N.C.C. by the students are optional and all the medically fit students can join N.C.C. candidates appeared for the ’B’ certificate examination should have served for one year in N.C.C. with a minimum of 80% attendance in the parades and should have attended one annual training camp. In order to appear for ’C’ certificate examination, candidate should have served for 2 years in N.C.C. Unit with a minimum of 80% attendance for the parades and should have attended two annual training camps and should have passed in ‘B’ certificate examination. 2 parades, each of four hours duration are being conducted annually during weekend holidays. At least 5-10% of seats are reserved for the students with N.C.C. ‘C’ certificate in government, public sector and private organisations in job opportunities and also seats for higher education in various educational institutions.

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National Service Scheme (NSS)

To create social awareness, to inculcate patriotism and to cultivate and foster love for the socially deprived, we have many programmes in the NSS. Every year the NSS camps are conducted invariably at one of the suburban villages that needs to be cared for. Taking the basic amenities into consideration, approach to main roads are repaired. The needs for healthy and hygienic life is stressed and demonstrated, paying reverence to the faith of the masses, the dilapidated temples are renovated and white washed; bringing physicians in medicals camps are conducted. Water being both food and food-producing element, the need to harvest rain water is well-emphasized through entertainments and demonstrations. The inevitability of forest in fetching timely rains is dramatized and finally the importance to donating blood and the physical parts of the human body is explained with examples.

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Leo Club

Leo Clubs are a youth organization of Lions Clubs International. The word L E O stands for Leadership, Experience, Opportunity. And now is Greater youth club volunteer character of the World.The Leo club objective is, " to provide the youth of the world (with) an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community". Leo clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities. They are dependent on a Lions club to sponsor and initiate a Leo club. Leo Club members are addressed as "Leos." They conduct various projects in the fields of health care, elders, children, differently abled literacy and education, and self-development. The Leo Club Program gives young people the opportunity to serve their communities and make a positive impact. They offer a great way to have fun, make new friends and develop valuable leadership skills. Leo club functioning in this polytechnic college with a strength of 20 members.

  • President - BALAJI.D
  • Secretary - PRADEEP.O
  • Treasurer - RUBANKUMR.P

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Red Ribbon Club (RRC)

A RRC Unit’s functioning in our with objective of reduce new HIV infection among the youth by raising their risk perception through proper education on sex, sexuality and HIV / AIDS. Also to prepare the youth as peer educators and agents of change by developing skills on leadership, social marketing and team building.

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Rotaract Club

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of kottai – Pattukkottai, a Rotaract unit is in existence at this college with the view to develop overall personality among its members. It provides opportunities to enhance their knowledge level. Also, it addresses the physical and social needs of the community.

  • It promotes better relations among the people of the world.
  • It provides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance their knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development.

The following are the activities undertaken by the student members of Rotaract Club:

  • Blood Donation
  • Awareness Processions
  • Eye Camp
  • Saplings plantation
  • Awareness Camp
  • Helps the needy and the poor

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Youth Red Cross (YRC)

Youth Red Cross is sponsored by the Indian Red Cross Society. It is established in 2004 in our college young 100 volunteers can make a significant contribution to meeting the need of the most vulnerable people within their local communities through Red Cross Youth programmed. This has been designed to involved young people as much as possible in the movement and its activities not only as workers and also as beneficiaries.

YOUTH RED CROSS FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

  • HUMANITY
  • IMPARTIALITY
  • NEUTRALITY
  • INDEPENDENCE
  • VOLUNTARY SERVICE
  • UNITY
  • UNIVERSALITY

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Star Scheme

(National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme)

The objective of this Scheme is to encourage skill development for youth by providing monetary rewards for successful completion of approved training programs. Specifically, the Scheme aims to:

  • Encourage standardization in the certification process and initiate a process of creating a registry of skills
  • Increase productivity of the existing workforce and align the training and certification to the needs of the country.
  • Provide Monetary Awards for Skill Certification to boost employability and productivity of youth by incentivizing them for skill trainings
  • Reward candidates undergoing skill training by authorized institutions at an average monetary reward of Rs. 10,000 (Rupees Ten Thousand) per candidate.
  • Benefit 10 lakh youth at an approximate total cost of Rs. 1,000 Crores.

In our institution, we are affiliated with Construction Skill Development Council of India and Automotive Skills Development Council for the following courses:

1. Welding Technician Level 4
2. Helper Bar Bender & Fixer Level 1
3. Helper Construction Laboratory Technician Level 1
4. Assistant Construction Laboratory Technician Level 2

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Junior Chamber International (JCI)

JCI is a worldwide community of young active citizens ages 18-40 who share the belief that in order to create positive change, we must take collective action to improve ourselves and the world around us. Engaging in activities ranging from community development to international projects, members demonstrate their social responsibility and improve themselves through participation, leadership and action. Mission: To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. Vision: To be the leading global network of young active citizens.

Values:

  • Faith in God
  • The brotherhood of man
  • Individual freedom and dignity
  • Government of laws
  • Human personality
  • Service to humanity

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Women In Development (WID)

In order to scope with the changing society, status of women in the community must be improved in major areas like economic development, general awareness and education. To achieve the above goal we will conduct need based training programmes and general awareness programmes.

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