The college students will be given an orientation to library, SNA, NSS, University programs, college premises, academic programs, hospitals and community areas (at the time of posting) and hostel in order for students to adjust well and feel at ease in their new environment.
Students Nurses Association (SNA)
The student Nurses Association of India is statutory requirement of any nursing college or school and operates under the banner of Trained Nurses Association of India. A student staying in any of the Nursing college/school recognized by Indian Nursing Council qualifies for a membership of such a unit formed in that institution.
The student registers for a membership by paying a membership fees of Rs. 200/- (subject to change) per annum. The annual subscription for the membership will be collected each year along with college fees. Besides, the students are required to contribute nominal amount of money decided each year by the SNA unit executive committee as monthly contribution for organizing various SNA activities.
The students are encouraged to take part in all the SNA activities and also to contest the elections at the unit level.
National Service Scheme (NSS)
National Service Scheme was launched during the Mahatma Gandhi’s Centenary year (1969). It is a centrally sponsored scheme of Govt. of India and Flagship Programme of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Department of Youth Affairs. The aim of National Service Scheme is “Development of the Personality of Students through Community Services”. NSS is operational in Vrundavan Institute of Nursing Education. Under the Scheme, each volunteer contributes 120 hours of Community work during a period of one year. The students are entitled to get benefit of 7 grace marks after completing 120 hours in social service.
The management of Bhagirathi Surya Naik Memorial Trust has provided hostel facilities for students coming from far off distance. Living in the hostel contributes to community living where the students from different socio-cultural background live together. It demands discipline on part of students at the same time, the hostel milieu enhances the social, cultural, psychological and recreational domains of students’ life.
Once admitted into the hostel, the hostel warden takes responsibility of students’ welfare during her stay in the premises. The students are expected to follow the rules and regulations as stipulated, at all times. The parents and guardians too, have to co-operate with the warden and college authorities in implementing discipline and maintaining decorum of the hostel: it is mandatory.