Arulanandar College Initiative for Social Education

Name of the Extension programme and its year of establishment

The extension programme ARISE was initiated in the college from the academic year 1995-1996. This ARISE programme was conceived and commenced by our former principal Rev.Fr.J.L.Gnanarethinam, S.J. The college works in collaborating with Non-Government Organizations, Government officials and the Local leaders. Sophomores of both Aided course and the self-supported courses are involved in this programme ARISE creates an opportunity both for the students and the college, to reach out to the people as learners with the knowledge and the skill gathered to animate people and help them develop themselves by mobilizing the locally available resources.

General Objectives

AAC creates a sense of Social concern in the minds of all the students, through direct contact and exposure to our rural community and to lead the educated to committed action, dedicated service to the poor.

Specific Objectives

  • To insist on the specific thrust of our college `` University to the Villages``
  • To empower the rural people to find solutions to their problems more systematically
  • To provide an adequate opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills to become agents of social change.
  • Adopted Areas

    The ARISE program has adopted Blocks 1,2 and 3 of the Chellampatti Blocks, which includes areas of Vadakkampatti, Vadakkampatti Colony, Moorthy Nagar, Paloothupatti, Indira Nagar, Jeyaraj Nagar, Nathappatti, Janatha Colony, Poosaripatti, Kesavanpatti, Kottaiyur, Pullaneri, Mottaiyanayakkanpatti, Meenatchipatti, Moonandipatti South and Moonandipatti North

    Dynamics of functioning

    The project aims at developing the neighborhood communities through Lieracy, Health Sanitation and Women Empowerment. Students will work in the assigned areas for 60 hours in an academic year. Students in each department will work in teams of 10-15 members, with a team leader as their respresentative.The work of every team will be continuously monitored and evaluated

    Events Organised by Arise

    Veterinary camp at Pullanery village

    Since most of the local people have domestic animals the department of Rural Development Science organized a special Veterinary Camp in collaboration with the VETEX of our College on 20-08-2015 and total 432 animals were treated in the camp.

    General Medical Camp at Nathappatti village

    The second year mathematics students have organized a free general medical camp at Nathappatti in collaboration with Chellampatty Primary Health Center on 29-09-2015 and 158 people have been treated

    Eye Camp at vadakampatty village

    The students of second year Chemistry organized an Eye Camp at Vadakampatty village in collaboration with the Agarwal Eye Hospital Madurai on 01-10-2015. Nearly 105 people have been tested their eyes and given reading classes.

    Tuition Center inaugural function at Jayaraj Nagar

    Center was The evening Tuition inaugurated at Jayaraj Nagar on 08-10-2015 nearly 85 students go for tuition regularly in the evening and a teacher is appointed and a monthly honorarium is given to him by the management. The entire initiative was made by the extension department of ARISE and the department of Computer Science.

    LPG Gas safety function

    The Extension Department of ARISE Arul Anandar College, Karumathur, organized an awareness programme on ?LPG Gas Safety? in collaboration with Mathipareni Gas Agency on 12th October 2015 for second year students of our college.

    Tree plantation programme at Moorthi nagar village

    The second year students of History organized a tree plantation program 09-10-2015 in which 85 saplings have been planted in and around Moorthi Nagar.

    Eye Camp at Vadakampatty village

    The students of second year Food Science and Technology organized an Eye Camp at Vadakampatty village in collaboration with the Agarwal Eye Hospital Madurai on 01-10-2015. Nearly 150 people have been tested their eyes and given reading classes.


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