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Jul 28
THE GREAT HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION -NSS Activities

-THE GREAT HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION!!

NSS Unit of Tejaa Shakthi Institute of Technology for Women ,Karumathampatti,Coimbatore participated in a High Altitude Trekking and Camping(Summer – Adventure  Camp )at Western Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (WHMI)Hatkoti, Shimla District,Himachal Pradesh.

The programme was organized by Rajiv Gandhi Adventure Scheme sponsored by Ministry of Youth Affairs &Sports ,Govt. of India.  Totally 20 NSS Volunteers all over from Tamilnadu participated in the Camp. Ms.D.Sudha,NSS Programme Officer  and Ms.R.Jeyameenakshi  II B.E.(ECE)  an  NSS Volunteer, Tejaa Shakthi  represented  Anna University of Technology,Coimbatore.

NSS in himlaya

It was a 10 Day Camp from 23rd June to 2nd July 2011,in which  there were activities of  High Altitude Trekking and  Adventures. The High Trekking to a high altitude of about 10000 feet, Rock climbing at the starting point of Himalayan Mountain,Rappelling(descending down of the rock)and River Crossing at Giriganga werethe major activities  carried out in the camp.In connection with the camp activities ,  there was also  few  campaigns on Environmental Awareness  wherein students have been educated about the dire need of ‘Say NO to Plastics’.Further, the Volunteers have got trained in Rafting,Kayaking (a kind of boating),Swimming, Floating etc.

Our’s is the only women’s engineering college in Tamilnadu which takes the privilege of the  adventurous  NSS activities – The great Himalayan expedition….