Annual NSS Camp inaugurated at St. Agnes College (Autonomous)
Mangaluru: The inaugural function of the annual NSS camp of St. Agnes College (Autonomous) Mangalore was held on November 1 at Holy Family Sabha Bhavan, Meramajal, Bantwal Taluk.
The Chief guest for the function was Fr. Allwyn Edward D’Cunha, Parish Priest, Holy Family Church, Meramajal, Bantwal Taluk. Sr. Dr Jeswina A.C. .,Principal , St. Agnes College (Autonomous) presided over the function.The other dignitaries present for the function included Sr. Dr.Maria Roopa A.C., Joint Secretary, Sr. Carmel Rita A.C., Administrator, St. Agnes College( Autonomous), Mangalore, Shri K. Ravindra , Zilla Panchyat, Member,Pudhu,Shri Satish Nayga, President, Meramajal Grama Panchayat,Shri Francis Mendonza,Member, Meramajal Grama Panchayat,Sr. Mabel, Headmistress, Holy Family English Higher Primary School, Meramajal,Sr. Prameela, Headmistress, St. Joseph Higher Primary School, Meramajal, Shri Patrick Pinto, Vice President, Holy Family Church Parish Council, Meramajal, Shri Ronald Pereira, Vice President, P T A , St. Agnes College( Autonomous), Mangalore.
The program began with a prayer, followed by a welcome dance by the NSS volunteers.Mr. Derik Dais welcomed the dignitaries. The guests inaugurated the NSS camp by lighting a lamp. Father Allwyn Edward D’Cunha addressed the gathering regarding the NSS camp and emphasized on the significance of unity among the youth irrespective of their caste, creed and religion for the overall progress and development of the Nation.
Sr. Dr. Maria Roopa A.C. enlightened the audience with the importance of service by the youth of the nation and the role of the same in the development of the society. The President of the function Sr. Dr. Jeswina A.C. Principal , St. Agnes College (Autonomous), then explained to the NSS Volunteers the importance of NSS in daily life and its role in the overall Personality Development of an individual.She also appreciated the NSS volunteers for the selfless services rendered by them for the betterment of the society.Mrs. Vineetha, Assistant NSS Program Officer proposed the vote of thanks.The program concluded at 8.00pm. The guests left the venue after having dinner along with the NSS Camp Organisers .