Dept. of Sociology and Dept. of Social Work have jointly adopted a slum area named Gautamnagar, in Bellary City. The residents of the slum were invited to our university and involved in a discussion on cleanliness, Swach Bharath programme, gender issues, AIDS, malnutrition etc
The Department of Social Work has adopted a village named Handihalli and two slums –Korcha Colony and Samatha Colony – as part of VASASURKSHA Yojane. The department carried out door to door survey and prepared a report on various socioeconomic parameters.The department also organized health camps, blood donation camps, PRA programmes, awareness programmes, workshops and several meetings in Handihal in the recent Past.
The NSS is active and being appreciated for its work. The unit has organised several programmes in villages namely Yaranagalahalli, Dommuru, Korlagundi, etc and initiated activities related to national integration, Swach Bharath, construction of roads, compounds, etc. It has also organised jaatas/rallies in order to spread messages pertaining to the importance of voting, plantation, sanitation etc. Few of our students have actively participated in the Republic Day camp at Bangalore in 2016. The Unit sent four students to Youth Parliament Programme held at Pune in 2014-15. The Youth Parliament Programme is held to create awareness about functioning of parliament and democracy. The Red-Cross Society has organised blood donation camps at VSK University and at BITM college in 2014 and 2017 respectively.