Surya Sen Colony, Block B, Siliguri
Dist.: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal (India)-734004
Email: suryasen@suryasencollege.org.in
Phone : +91 353-2691488, +91 94763 87939

SURYA SEN MAHAVIDYALAYA

Govt. Aided College & Recognized by UGC u/s 2(f) &1 2(b) :: Established in: 1998
NAAC ACCREDITED  ::   ISO 9001:2115 & ISO 21001:2018 CERTIFIED
Masterda Surya Sen

Indian revolutionary
and School Teacher

22 Mar1894 - 12 Jan 1934

ELECTORAL LITERACY CLUB


Introduction:

An Electoral Literacy Club is a platform to engage college students through interesting activities and hands-on experience to sensitise them on their electoral rights and familiarise them with the electoral process of registration and voting. Thus, Electoral Literacy Club (ELC), Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya, was set up, in accordance with ECI guidelines.

Vision: 

Electoral literacy club aims at strengthening the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters.

Objective: 

  • Engage (actively) in promoting awareness of ‘Right to Vote’ among students, faculty members and community at large.
  • Enable critical thinking on issues related to elections, rights, duties and electoral system and its processes.
  • To identify students of the 18 plus age-group who have not registered for inclusion of their names in the electoral rolls, and encourage and assist them, in the process of voter registration.
  • To develop a culture of popular participation and maximize the informed and fair voting and follow the principle 'Every vote counts' and 'No Voter to be Left Behind'.

Membership:

The club will have all regular students as its members.

Structure:

ELC may be named as per the name of the institution and will be set up and coordinated by the Nodal Officers. Therefore, the ELC of Surya Sen College has been coordinated by two Nodal Officers, who are the teachers of the Political Science department and they shall also act as Mentors of the ELC. The Nodal Officers shall focus on:

  • Promoting and supervising Club enrolment.
  • Supervising the election and formation of the Executive Committee of ELC.
  • Coordinating between the District Election Officer and the ELC for exchange of resources, information etc.
  • Attempt generating new resources and forward the same to the District Election Officer.
  • Guiding and supervising the development of the calendar of activities for the year by the Executive Council.
    1. Organizing the Club enrolment
    2. Planning activities for the ELC and framing further guidelines for smooth conduct of ELC activities
    3. Supervising the conduct of activities as per the calendar and as such.

Executive Committee:

The club would be run by an elected body from amongst the ELC member students with elected representatives from each of the disciplines of the College. The committee members can only be students who are already enrolled as voters. Thus, the elected representatives shall constitute the Executive Committee of the ELC and elect one of the representatives as its Chairman and another as Vice Chairman. The Executive Committee, under the guidance, consultation and supervision of the Nodal Officer will be responsible for organizing the activities of the ELC.

Convenor: 

Campus Ambassador(s), wherever they are appointed will act as the Convenor(s) of the ELC and will assists the Nodal Officers in discharge of their functions. The Campus Ambassador(s) shall be responsible for:

  • Identifying and involving student’s members in organising various ELC activities.
  • Conducting activities under the overall guidance of the Executive Committee and Mentor/Nodal Officer(s).
  • Any other task assigned by the Executive Committee and Mentor/ Nodal Officers.

 

NODAL OFFICER

DESIGNATION

NAME

     MENTOR(S)

Dr Tirthankar Chakraborty

Dr. Babita Das

CONVENOR

DESIGNATION

NAME

 

CAMPUS AMBASSADOR(S)

ISHIKA DUTTA

MD EZAZ CHOWDHURY

ANJALI KUMARI SHA

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

DESIGNATION

NAME

CHAIRMAN

BINITA YADAV

VICE-CHAIRMAN

PAUSHALI SARKAR

SURYA SEN MAHAVIDYALAYA
Affiliated under NBU


Block B, Surya Sen Colony
P.O. : Siliguri Town Dist. : Jalpaiguri,
West Bengal (INDIA), Pin : 734004
Phone (Office): +91 353-2691488
Phone (Helpline): +91 94763 87939
Email: info@suryasencollege.org.in
principal@suryasencollege.org.in


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