Cancer Awareness Programme
Cancer is a deadly disease and the number of cancer patients is increasing day by day. Many of the common cancers can be prevented or cured if detected at an early stage. WHO celebrates 4th February of every year as 'The World Cancer Day' to increase the level of awareness about cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment.
The 'Times of India' group organized a month long programme on cancer awareness along with 'Indian Cancer Society' and N.S.S Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, Kolkata (Gokhale Memorial Girls' College being the host college). The NSS Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College made the programme memorable and successful.
The closing ceremony of the month long programme was held in the College campus on 3rd February, 2018. The Honourable Governor of West Bengal, Sri Keshrinath Tripathy inaugurated the programme and delivered a speech on cancer awareness. Dr. Arunabha Sengupta (Hon. Secretary, Indian Cancer Society), Dr. Atashi Karpha (Principal, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College), Mr. R. S. Goenka (Chairman, Indian Cancer Society), Jaideep Bose ( Editor-in-Chief, Times of India Group), Vineet Kumar Jain (Chairman and Managing Director, Times of India Group) expressed their own views regarding cancer. The Times of India group, Indian Cancer Society and the NSS Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College also arranged a 'Cancer Awareness Walk' from Gokhale Memorial Girls' College campus to St. Pauls Cathedral to make common people conscious about cancer. The Governor of West Bengal, Keshrinath Tripathy hoisted the flag and initiated the social awareness walk. The programme ended at 6.00 pm.
154th Birthday of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January 2016
On 12/01/2016, student leaders of the NSS Unit 1 of Gokhale Memorial Girl's College participated in a programme organized by NSS Unit of University of Calcutta at the University College Street Campus to celebrate the 154th Birthday of Swami Vivekananda. They were accompanied by Dr. Sarthak Roy Chowdhury (NSS Coordinator, Gokhale Memorial Girls CollegeUnit 1) and Smt. Sarama Das (Teacher Member of NSS Unit 1).
Honorable Pro-Vice Chancellor Finance, Dr. Sonali Chakrabarty Banerjee, Dr. Manindra Nath Roy, Dr. Ashis Sana, Dr. Prabir Chandra, Swami Istabratananda Maharaj and Mr. T.K.Panda spoke on Swamiji's thoughts and deeds. A rally was organized from the University campus up to Swamiji's Residence at Vivekananda Road, Simla Para with participants carrying posters and banners.
NSS Activity on 05 December 2015
A "Handicraft Mela" was organized by the student members of NSS Unit - I of the College along with four NGOs on 5th December 2015 in the college grounds. Handmade articles were displayed for sale by the NGOs. Students brought food materials for sale. The proceeds of both would be used for the benefit of the downtrodden represented by the NGOs.
NSS Activity on 05 June 2015
Student members along with the NSS Co-ordinator and other teacher members of the NSS Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College took part in the programme organized by the University of Calcutta at the University Rowing Club to celebrate the World Environment Day. The day was also observed as "NO PLASTIC DAY" in the College.
- Student members of NSS Unit-I organized a "CAMPUS CLEANING" drive in the college grounds.
- Student members of NSS Unit-I, teachers and non-teaching staff actively participated in a "TREE PLANTATION PROGRAMME" tree plantation programme on the same day.
NSS Activity 09 May 2015
The NSS Unit of the College was invited by the University of Calcutta NSS wing (Vide letter No.NSS/PVC/72/15-Dated:30/04/2015) to attend the Rabindra Jayanti Programme held on 09/05/2015 in the Centenary Hall, University of Calcutta. Seven student representatives and Smt. Sarama Das, member, NSS Committee attended the programme.
NSS Activity 08 May 2015
NSS Unit-1 of the college organized a campus cleaning and plantation programme on 08-05-2015 in the college campus. It was conducted by the NSS student leaders and Members of the NSS Committee. 40 students from different departments participated in this programme.
NSS Activity 19 Feb 2015
A "Cancer Awareness Programme" was organized under the National Service Scheme (NSS), Unit - I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College in association with Indian Cancer Society on 19th February, 2015 at 1.00 pm at Sarala Ray Memorial Hall, Kolkata-20. The progamme was inaugurated by Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) of the University of Calcutta. Dr. Arunabha Sengupta and Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Das delivered valuable lectures regarding cancer awareness. Around 120 students registered their names for this programme.