Kulgam: In a bid to foster community engagement and provide exposure to students from Government Middle School (GMS) Malwan, the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Government Degree College (GDC) Kulgam, in collaboration with the Department of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) on Tuesday organized a community outreach program, here.
A group of 60 enthusiastic students, comprising both boys and girls, embarked on an educational journey that took them through the various facets of higher education at GDC Kulgam.
The students had a packed itinerary that included visits to various departments and facilities within the college. One of the highlights of the visit was the tour of the college’s well-stocked library and state-of-the-art laboratories in science departments. The BCA department, with its computer labs and language lab, also caught the students’ attention.
The day’s activities culminated in a formal session at the college’s conference hall, where the students from GMS Malwan had the opportunity to express their views on their visit to the college. Many of them shared their excitement and aspirations about pursuing higher education.
This community outreach program was organized under the able guidance of Professor Sajad Ahmad Shah, Head of the Department of BCA, and Professor Shahid Yousuf Gilkar, the NSS Program Officer.
The event was aimed to raise awareness about the importance of education and community engagement. During the event, a crucial session on drug abuse was conducted by NSS Program Officer Shahid Yousuf Gilkar. He emphasized the harmful effects of drugs and advised the students to stay away from substance abuse, highlighting the importance of making informed and responsible choices.
The community outreach program served as a bridge between GDC Kulgam and GMS Malwan, creating a space for students to explore their academic interests and build a strong foundation for their future endeavors.