National Service Scheme
The ARSD unit of NSS has organized over 600 events (2017-22). With the Connecting Dreams Foundation, a government school was adopted in 2017. Through “Sevadeep,” volunteers run several programs in an adopted slum. The Unit organizes free health checkup camps in the slum and in College. They collaborate with different NGOs to provide hands-on learning to disadvantaged sections. During the pandemic, volunteers distributed essentials, procured oxygen cylinders, and organized more than 200 webinars and workshops.
Begun in 2017, Enactus is part of an international student initiative that believes that Entrepreneurial Action for others creates a better world for all of us. The ARSD Chapter has been empowering underprivileged communities, running 5 projects and an annual exhibition-cum-sale.
The Women Development Cell
WDC through talks and workshops sensitizes the College community in a holistic manner.
The Equal Opportunity Cell
The Equal Opportunity Cell promotes inclusivity, ensuring barrier-free access to all. From 2017-22, the Cell organized several events and sensitization programmes to raise awareness and inspire the fight for equal and fair representation. Through Help the Blind Foundation, Hong Kong, the Equal Opportunity Cell has obtained a total scholarship of Rs. 60,000 (Rs.10,000 each to six visually challenged students).
The College Dramatics Society stages social issues through its performances, collaborating with other Societies to highlight social inequity. Its members also organize workshops for slum children.
The Eco Club
Eco Club works to raise awareness about environmental concerns, undertakes tree planting initiatives and runs other public-interest campaigns related to clean, green methods. It also recycles waste paper.
The College has conducted a tree census of the campus, an Annual Green Audit and Energy Audit.
It also has a MoU with NGO Jagruti to recycle waste. The College has signed an MoU with the Society for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies to aid the differently-abled students of all the colleges of South Campus, Delhi University. Motorized wheelchairs, motorized scooties and Apple MacBook Air laptops were distributed to our needy students by the Society. During the Lockdown, the College crowd funded the MA fees of an ex-student, Chandan Kumar, whose family had been threatened with loss of livelihood. Our distinguished alumnus, Mr. Gaurav Mohan Sharma, Director, Alvaro Group, generously donated four oxygen concentrators—one for the College and three to the University of Delhi during the pandemic.
The North East Welfare Committee
It works at integrating the campus and sensitizing the College body to the socio-cultural situation in the North East. It organizes the popular Rainbow Festival that sees widespread participation from students across the University.
Star College Scheme
Outreach programmes are conducted among nearby government schools to familiarize them with scientific experimentation and provide a new perspective on the practical applicability of science.
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
The College has participated in MHRD’s flagship UBA programme. Under this, the College has adopted 5 villages and working for their development. During the pandemic, students ran awareness campaigns and distributed masks in these villages.