At CTTEWC we conduct rallies, chant slogans and carry placards to create awareness.
The Road safety awareness programme was held on 19th March 2021, which was organized by the Student Council of Chevalier T.Thomas Elizabeth College for Women. Mr.Vinod Kumar Kanumala, Chief Functionary, IFRS and Mrs. N.Vivetha Venkataraman, Facilities, Administration Manager and Trainer, IFRS, were invited as the resource persons of the programme. The programme was held in two sessions, the first session from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm and the second session from 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm for different streams. The programme was started with the welcome address by our student council Ms. Yasmeen, then the resource persons took over the session.
They started their session with an activity. They gave questions related to road safety and asked the students to explain every question with their answers and presentations. Then they explained road signs, rule boards, markings, etc… to the students. At the end of the session, everyone was familiar and aware of the rules and regulations of road safety. The session was ended with a vote of thanks which was done by Ms. Praganitha. R.
On 16th March 2021 National Service Scheme (NSS), C.T.T.E College for Women along with the Health Department, Greater Chennai Corporation (Thiru-Vi-Ka-Nagar), organised an awareness programme on TB. 59 NSS volunteers along with the Programme Officers participated in this awareness session. This programme was conducted as a part of world TB Day, observed every year on March 24th, to raise awareness among the NSS volunteers.
The session started with a video explicating the causes and symptoms of TB. Post the screening of the video, the volunteers, and other staff members present were questioned on the history and impact of TB, thus making the session highly interesting and interactive. The team from the Greater Chennai Corporation also provided pamphlets, caps, and badges to the audience. The useful and informative session ended with a pledge by the participants to carry forward the message of preventing and eradicating TB for the welfare of society.
On 8th February 2021, Greater Chennai Corporation organised a Leprosy Awareness Programme at the JJK Auditorium, C.T.T.E College for Women. Mr. Issac Arul Kumar and his team from, Department of Health, Chennai District, Govt. of Tamil Nadu created awareness about leprosy and the need to create a leprosy-free nation. The speaker Mr. Kumar also touched upon the COVID-19 precautionary measures. 30 NSS volunteers attended the enlightening programme.
The session was interactive, adhering to the COVID 19 protocols issued by the government including maintaining social distance and wearing masks. Mr. Kumar educated the audience about leprosy and its early symptoms. The participants actively raised many queries regarding leprosy and clarified their doubts.
The session ended with everyone taking a pledge to widely spread awareness in the society on leprosy and its eradication and also to follow COVID-19 precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
On January 25, 2021, 31 NSS volunteers of CTTE College for Women along with Sembium Traffic Police organised a rally to create awareness on Road Safety. The rally started from CTTE College Campus to Perambur Park, strictly following the COVID 19 safety measures. Respected Principal Dr.S. Sridevi, flagged off the rally, guided by the NSS Programme Officers, Dr.U.Priya and Dr.A. Kasthuri.
Volunteers carried placards displaying messages and chanted slogans on road safety such as “Wear Helmet”, “Follow Traffic Rules”, “Drive Safe, Save Lives” etc. The rally ended at Perambur park, with the participants taking a pledge to obey traffic rules.
In addition, National Voter’s Day was also observed on the same day, where the volunteers along with the Sembium traffic police took a pledge to be vote responsibly and choose the right government.
The Citizen Consumer Club of Chevalier T.Thomas Elizabeth College for Women organized a Group Discussion on the topic ‘Milk Adulteration’ on 27th November 2020 from 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm via Google meet. Over 90 students participated in the discussion.
A Webinar on cancer awareness was organised jointly by the NSS, RRC and YRC on 7th November 2020 from 5.30 p.m to 6.30 p.m via GMeet. Dr. S Rajeshwari, Consultant Preventive Gynecologist, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai was the resource person for the same. In the highly interactive session, the doctor provided a thorough insight into the nature of cancer, the early stages of its development in the human body, breast and cervical cancer risk factors among women and their preventive measures. Dr. Rajeshwari also clarified the doubts asked by the students and public present in the Gmeet and YouTube. 96 participants actively participated in this event.