EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
A. NATIONAL CADET CORPS (N.C.C)
The N.C.C in Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja College. Bhanjanagar has one Infantry Unit (boys & girls) under 2 (O) Bn.N.C.C:, Berhampur. Enrolment Enrolment in N.C.C. is done in August every year. It is open to all students .of +3 classes (Ist year). Selection for enrollment are made strictly on the basis of physical and medical fitness. Enrollment forms can be obtained from N.C.C. office or N.C.C. officer, as and when notified.
The training is spread over within 90-120 periods in different years from August to February. Infantry training consists of Foot Drill, Weapon Training, Field Craft, Map Reading. Organization of Armed Force, Civil Defense, First Aid, Military History and Geography. Social service such as Tree plantation, Adoption of a village for its all round development, Blood donation and Literacy Drive are also taken up by cadets.
An N.C.C. Cadet has to attend at least one camp in each training year to be eligible to appear Certificate Examination. The camp may be Annual Training Camp, (inside Orissa), or Basic Leadership Camp, Advance Leadership Camp, Army Attachment Camp, All India Summer Training Camp, Thal Sena Camp and Republic day Camp (all outside Orissa), Special Adventure Camps such as Trekking Camps, Para-sailing Camp, Cycle expedition, Moped expedition and Rock climbing camp are also held every year .
Advantage of N.C.C. Training:
As per the revised NCC course curriculum 2013, a Cadet has to complete the entire course within 3 years. Accordingly a Cadet has to appear the certificate ‘B’ examination during 2nd year of training and 'C' Examination at the end of 3rd year of training.
N.C.C. Certificate holders are given extra percentage of marks during admission into medical/engineering/veterinary/agriculture in the state. Cadets with 'C' Certificates have reserved quotas in the following services.
1. Armed Forces
2. State Police
3. State/Central Excise
5. Indo Tibetan Border police
6. Border Security Force
7. State/Central Forest Depts.
8. Industrial Security Forces etc.
Other information regarding N.C.C. can be obtained from the N.C.C Office or from the N.C.C. Officer Lt. Dr. A.K. Mohanty, Lecturer in J.M.C.
NCC Naval wing
This wing has started in the college from September 2012. The enrollment of students (both boys and girls) in +3 classes is 50 Nos. Selection of student for enrollment is as per the rule of NCC Army Wing.
B.NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (N.S.S.)
The National Service Scheme has been introduced in this college from the session 1971-1972. All the students of the college are eligible to join as N.S.S. volunteers.
Objectives of NSS :
The overall objectives of NSS are to enrich the academic experience of the students. This can be realized by providing different opportunities like.
a) To understand the realities of social life through direct experience.
b) To realise one's responsibility to the community
c) To develop a spirit of fellow feeling and service to the needy.
d) To inculcate in the students the value of citizenship and democratic leadership
e) To acquire skill, insight & understanding in working with people
f) To understand the value of constructive social action.
g) To understand the dignity of labor.
h) To inculcate in the students a sense of national unity. & provide incentives to the students.
With regard to the measures necessary to encourage wider participation, the following incentives are given.
1. Allowance for conveyance, food, refreshment. etc.
2. Award of certificates and medals in recognition to distinguished services at College, State and national level.
3. Proper publicity to the work
4. Supply of uniform and blazers
5. Preference in job.
6. Opportunity to participate in national and regional service of development. Work :
A student who joins the NSS shall have to perform 120 hours of field work out of which 70 hours of field work will be done in the camp in prescribed days.
C. YOUTH RED CROSS SOCIETY
Youth Red Cross is organized within the college “To Serve”
The main aim and objectives are
i) To render Social Service to the affected people at the time of natural calamity (like flood, drought and fire)
ii) To Hold camps like blood donation, eye, dental and health camps for the benefit of the people.
III) All students of the college shall be its members.
IV) There is a working committee of the Association. The Principal is its ex-officio chairman, one counselor or secretary and three members of teaching staff as members to be nominated by the Principal, N.S.S. officers as members and two student volunteers one from among the boys and one from among the girls to be nominated by the Principal in consultation with the Counselor.
D. ROVERS AND RANGERS
Student volunteers with service motive can join in Rovers’ crew and Rangers team. 24 volunteers can be enrolled in each team. They work under the supervision of teachers under the auspices of Orissa State Bharat Scouts and Guides. Rover is meant for Boy students and Ranger is meant for Girl students.