Professional Societies

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NSS (National Service Scheme)

Year of Beginning : 2011

The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :

  1. understand the community in which they work
  2. understand themselves in relation to their community
  3. identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  4. develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  5. utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  6. develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  7. gain skills in mobilising community participation
  8. acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
  9. develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
  10. practise national integration and social harmony.


The Motto of NSS “Not Me But You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration to ‘/other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrined in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfare .of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.


In a commendable act of social service, the NSS volunteers of TIST, along with the Kerala Action Force decided to build houses for two poor families in Choornikkara Panchayath. The foundation stone was laid by Pathmashree Dr. Tony Fernandez on 16.11.2018.

Foundation Stone- laying ceremony of the  two new houses

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TIST NSS Unit conducted deworming campaign on 25/10/2018 and Albendazole tablets distributed and administered to the students in the college. 250 students participated in this campaign

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Volunteers of TIST NSS Unit had taken up the relief and rescue operations on war-footing from 16/8/2018 to 1/9/2018 and actively participated in the flood relief activities in critical circumstances. Everyone took part in different activities like collection of materials, packing, loading, visiting relief camps, volunteering etc. The timely coordination kept the volunteers inspired and motivated to extended all possible help to the victims.

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TIST NSS Unit conducted 6 Day Survey Camp from 27/08/2018 to 1/9/2018 in collaboration with the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) and NSS Technical Cell at Choornikkara Panchayath aimed at visiting the flood affected areas and taking a survey on the amount of damage. All NSS volunteers along with the Programme Officer, Mr. Fabil Varghese, actively participated in the camp.

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2017 – 2108

  • TIST NSS conducted seven – day special camp from 25th to 31st March 2018. The camp began on 25th March 2018 at 2pm at Pakalveedu,Oorakam. All NSS volunteers along with NSS program officer Mr. Fabil Varghese participated in the camp.
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On 21stMarch 2018 the NSS unit in association with the Department off Safety and Fire, Toc H Institute Of Science And Technology conducted an event named “SURAKSHA SURABHI” in Maneed Panchayat Community Hall. The motive of the event was to  make the residents of the locality aware of Basic First-Aid and Evacuation, Mock Drill and CPR Training, Kitchen Safety with the cooperation of Fire &Rescue Services, Piravom.

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On 19th March 2018  TIST NSS unit and Department of Civil Engineering in association with the Ernakulam District Collectorate conducted a pond cleaning activity under ‘ENTE KULAM PADHATHI’ at Arakkunam. All the NSS volunteers took great efforts to make this program a grand success.

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On 26/01/2018 NSS volunteers cleaned the building and surroundings of Mathrika Anganavaadi, Oorakam


On 26/012018 NSS volunteers cleaned the building and surroundings of Government L.P School, Oorakam.

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NSS volunteers visited an old age home “Karunalayam” at Piravom on 24/12/2017. Our unit  had conducted a meeting there wherein  volunteers sang songs and entertained the inmates

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Volunteers of TIST NSS unit visited KSRTC bus garage Piravom on 2/10/2017. The volunteers washed and cleaned the buses including general,low-floor, a/c and non a/c buses.

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NSS Activities 2016- 2017

Grow bag cultivation in college  hostels

To instill the importance of organic cultivation, green chilli and gourd cultivation was done in boys’ and girls’ hostel on5/1/2017 . NSS volunteers and other students prepared 100 grow – bags in each hostel


Visit to Old Age Home at Mamala Kavala

NSS volunteers and students visited an old age home in Mamalakavala on 3/3/2017. They conducted fun games and had interaction sessions with them.

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Road Safety Survey

TIST NSS unit had initiated a  Survey on Road Safety partnering with Mulanthuruthy Police Station under the guidance of Mr. Upendranarayan, CEO, IIRSon 8/5/2017. The survey was conducted in the Mulanthuruthy Police station limits.


Road Safety Seminar: Issues and Solutions

Road Safety Seminar: Issues and Solutions-To highlight the importance and create awareness on traffic rules, a session on Road Safety: Issues and Solutions was conductedon 8/5/2017 by Mr. Upendranarayanan, CEO, IIRS to create awareness on the importance of Road Safety.

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Lahari Vimukta Keralam

Lahari Vimukta Keralam- A session throwing light on the importance of Drug abuse and its impacts was conducted on 11/5/2017 in association with Excise Department, Kerala. Mr. Sunil Thomas, Sub Inspector of Police inaugurated the programme and Mr. Job, Excise Department handled the session

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Self Defense for Women

Self- Defense for Women-A session on self defense for women was conducted on 16/5/2017 in association with Mulanthuruthy Police Station.

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Punarjjani Mini-Camp

The National Service Scheme unit of Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Arakkunnam under the Directorate of Technical Education National Service Scheme Technical Cell Kerala conducted PUNARJANNI 2016-17 mini-camp at Community Health Centre, Mulanthuruthy from 24th to 26th March 2017. 52 Volunteers attended the camp and provided excellent support for the same.

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