Arulanandar College Initiative for Social Education

Name of the Extension programme and its year of establishment

The extension programme ARISE was initiated in the college from the academic year 1995-1996. This ARISE programme was conceived and commenced by our former principal Rev.Fr.J.L.Gnanarethinam, S.J. The college works in collaborating with Non-Government Organizations, Government officials and the Local leaders. Sophomores of both Aided course and the self-supported courses are involved in this programme ARISE creates an opportunity both for the students and the college, to reach out to the people as learners with the knowledge and the skill gathered to animate people and help them develop themselves by mobilizing the locally available resources.

General Objectives

AAC creates a sense of Social concern in the minds of all the students, through direct contact and exposure to our rural community and to lead the educated to committed action, dedicated service to the poor.

Specific Objectives

  • To insist on the specific thrust of our college `` University to the Villages``
  • To empower the rural people to find solutions to their problems more systematically
  • To provide an adequate opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills to become agents of social change.
  • Adopted Areas

    The ARISE program has adopted Blocks 1,2 and 3 of the Chellampatti Blocks, which includes areas of Vadakkampatti, Vadakkampatti Colony, Moorthy Nagar, Paloothupatti, Indira Nagar, Jeyaraj Nagar, Nathappatti, Janatha Colony, Poosaripatti, Kesavanpatti, Kottaiyur, Pullaneri, Mottaiyanayakkanpatti, Meenatchipatti, Moonandipatti South and Moonandipatti North

    Dynamics of functioning

    The project aims at developing the neighborhood communities through Lieracy, Health Sanitation and Women Empowerment. Students will work in the assigned areas for 60 hours in an academic year. Students in each department will work in teams of 10-15 members, with a team leader as their respresentative.The work of every team will be continuously monitored and evaluated


    1. Dr.V.Nirmal Rajkumar

    Field Assistant

    1. Mr.K.Muniyandi

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    Secretary : 04549-287052
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