Nirmala College for Women, which is one of the most prestigious institutions of Coimbatore District has taken up the dictum – “If not I, then who? If not now, then when?” as the theme of the academic year 2018- 2019.
In conformity with the theme, the College has adopted the village Kangayampalayam located in Sulur Block in Coimbatore District, to advance and transmute the village into a clean, green and model village.
The Village Adoption Programme of the college was formally inaugurated on 03.08.2018 in the presence of Mr. S.M. Veluswamy, Former Mayor, Coimbatore Municipal Corporation, held at the Government Higher Secondary School, Kangayampalayam village. Tree saplings were planted on the same day in the School premises. The Chief Guest opened the Tailoring unit and the Computer classes were started by the College for the welfare of the village women. The students from various departments regularly visit the village and are actively involved in various activities such as conducting surveys, creating awareness on various aspects such as Self- employment, Food & Nutrition, Energy Conservation and Teaching Fundamentals like Basic Mathematics, English and MS Word to the students. The village people were trained in Jewellery designing, Mushroom Cultivation, Face Pack and Hair oil preparation, making Detergent Powder for fabric wash, Scouring Powder, Phenyl and Liquid hand wash, crafting newspaper carry bags and preparing Vermicompost. Medical Camp was arranged to test Haemoglobin level and blood grouping of the village people. An Eye Camp was conducted in collaboration with Eye Foundation and awareness programmes like Health and Hygiene for Women and Children, Savings Habit, Online Banking and Insurance, Domestic Violence against Women and parental care were conducted. Awareness of Plastic was carried out by various departments. The college conducted counseling session for the school students. The Village Adoption committee of the college has proposed and decided to execute a variety of ideas for the welfare of the Kangayampalayam Village which are eventually getting materialized.