National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of St. Joseph’s College Jakhama held its special camp in its adopted village Mima from December 3 to 6 where 50 NSS volunteers along with programme officers Nepuni and Tepukushunu Tetso participated in the camp. The volunteers with Mima Students Union organized a sanitation drive and placed bamboo dustbins at different corners of the village. The volunteers also cleaned the unwanted plants along the circular road of village where the unit planted around 500 tree saplings two years ago.
To commemorate the event, a friendly volleyball match was played on December 6 between volunteers and youths of the village which was followed by valedictory function at village government primary school. Tepukushunu chaired the program and she highlighted on “What is NSS” and its role in the college and thanked the village council and the students body for being very co-operative. Zeneikho, President Mima Students Union while thanking the NSS unit also mentioned that the students union had decided that every first Saturday of December will be a ‘Sanitation Day’. Fr. John Lotha of St. Joseph’s College also visited campers at Mima and encouraged them to be disciplined and helpful anytime.
Meanwhile, NSS unit thanked college authority, Mima village Council, students body and State Laison Officer, NSS for their timely help and support for the success of the camp.