COMMUNITY PROJECTS

• Are supervised activities that form an integral part of the SPC training programme

• Are meant to achieve/put into practice one or more of the overallobjectives of the SPC project

• Involve school-level coordination with officials of supporting Departments, viz. Transport, Forest, LSG, Excise, Health etc.

• Deliver measurable results in terms of learning outcomes, personal development, skill acquisition and increased effectiveness

IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES (GENERAL)

For each project, one DNO is nominated as State Project Coordinator

• State-level Meeting of SNO and Coordinator with Programme Officers to discuss and assess modalities of state-wide implementation

• Quarterly Review Meetings of Project officials conducted to present state-level implementation report for each project, every three months

• Quarterly Assessment Reports will be submitted to State Advisory Committee for inclusion in SPC project reviews, reports, etc.

• Press materials on each project will be released as appropriate (local and statewide)

• In each school, senior cadets, in rotation, are given responsibility for carrying out certain tasks on a regular basis for each project

ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES OF COMMUNITY PROJECTS

• Cadets get exposure to systems of administration and learn to work with authorities

• Cadets develop social responsibility and insights into societal conditions

• Cadets imbibe civic sense and empathy for needy sections of society

• Cadets are motivated to undertake activities that positively impact their family, communities they live in, and their local environment