Providence Women's College

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Providence Women's College
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Providence Women's College , KOZHIKODE 673009, KERALA, INDIA
91 495 2371696
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• Oldest & First Women’s College serving to educate the women of North Malabar since 1952 • Salubrious environment • Granted ‘College with Potential for Excellence Status’ by UGC. • Received FIST support from DST, Govt. Of India for infrastructure development of Research. • Village Facilitation Centre for offering all expertise available on campus to the neighbourhood. • Mother Veronica Library for people in the adopted village. The institution : The college was instituted as the first women’s college in the North Kerala region. It has remained committed to this ideal as it moves twards its seventieth year. This is especially significant when compared with the fate of other institutions in the region, which have had to diverge from their original vision due to the challenges in the field of higher education Courses : The college offers 13 UG, 6 PG courses, has 1 Research Centre, 4 research guides and a Community College programme. In addition many Add on and Certificate Courses are also offered Vision : The college aims at the holistic development of the students, and this is achieved by giving the students to engage in a whole range of curricular, co curricular and extra curricular activities. The college has a large number of clubs functioning on the campus, which provide the students the much needed skill quotient for their growth. Outreach programmes : The Village Facilitation Centre set up to uplift disadvantaged women from all sectors of life and rehabilitate them, also functions to extend the subject oriented activities to the people of the village and neighbourhood. The NSS units of the college have been recognised by the State Govt with awards for the Best Programme Officers and Best Units on more than one occasion. The Village Adoption and Housing for the Needy scheme of the college provide various opportunities for the students to develop as conscientious citizens empowered for self employment and a spirit of inclusivity.
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A. ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION  Dependence on alternate energy sources with Solar panels  Rainwater harvesting and conservation of water resources  Plastic free campus campaign  Organic farming of vegetables on the campus  Bio compost manufacture  Cooking gas produced from kitchen waste in hostel  Following Green protocol by banning the use of disposable glasses and plates  E-waste management B. DISASTER MANAGEMENT Flood Relief activities  Flood Relief Camp during floods Flood relief camp was set up for people in the adopted village and neighbourhood Association with City Corporation authorities More than 400 affected people were accomodated Medical camps organized  Post Flood intiatives Village Reconstruction following the floods of August 2018 Landslide Relief Activities in Kattipara.  Students and faculty Visits  Financial help to families  Providing materials needed for affected