Clubs and Societies

The Academy has a large number of clubs and societies which organise various activities ranging from treks to cultural evenings to discussions. Participants of a course elect representatives from among themselves,to manage these organizations during their stay at the Academy.

Adventure Sports Club brings the spice of adventure to life in Academy. The Location of the Academy in the Garhwal Himalayas provides ample opportunities for adventure sports. From time to time it organises Treks, River Rafting, Para sailing, Skiing, etc.

Alumini Association keeps in touch with alumni of the Academy. It brings out a periodical Academy Sandesh which has contributions from the alumni.

Computer Society keeps officer-trainees abreast with the latest advances in Computers. It organises various activities like quizzes, debates, demonstration of the latest in computer technology and special sessions on computers.

Film Society for the film-buffs, organises film appreciation courses and film making courses. It regularly screens Indian and foreign films.

Fine Arts Association brings out musical and acting talent among officer-trainees. It organises cultural evenings, singing and drama competitions, classes in singing, dance and acting, zonal day functions with themes drawn from India's 5,000 year old multi-ethnic cultural heritage.

Hobbies Club encourages officer-trainees to develop their hobbies by interaction with other like-mined people. It organises painting and collage competitions, photographic exhibitions, etc. 

House Journal Society is a medium for the literary aspirations of officer-trainees. During every course it brings out a journal with contributions from officer-trainees. At the end of each course it brings out a directory of participants: a reminder of cherished moments spent together at the Academy.

Management Circle attempts to introduce officer-trainees to the world of Business and Management through activities like the Stock Exchange Game, Management Quiz, Advertisement Recall Game, Mock Conference, Great Idea Contest, etc.

Nature Lovers Club is the home of the Academy's 'greens'. It organises Jungle Safaris, Nature Photography Competitions, Herbarium and Driftwood Exhibitions,a Nature Quiz, the screening of Wildlife films, etc.

Officers' Club provides facilities for both outdoor and indoor games. The outdoor facilities include Lawn Tennis, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Cricket and Hockey. The indoor games include Billiards, Snooker, Carrom, Chess, Table Tennis, Squash and Badminton. It also organises inhouse competitions and matches with other institutions.

Officers' Mess is the centre of community life at the Academy. The Mess Committee routinely organises formal and informal get-together. The Celebration of different festivals and zonal days when an atmosphere of regional cultures is created, are among the more important functions organised.

Rifle and Archery Club organises practice sessions in the use of fire-arms and archery. It possesses revolvers, air guns, rifles, etc. From time to time it organises competitions in its special areas of interest.

Society for Contemporary Affairs is a forum for discussion, debates and study of all matters of general interest. It invites celebrities of national and international fame for interaction with officer-trainees. It regularly organises debates on important contemporary issues, quizzes, and extempore competitions.

Society for Social Services runs a Homeopathic dispensary and Lalita Shastri Balwadi. It organises evening coaching classes for children of class IV employees. It also holds health camps in neighbouring villages. It takes up projects directed to benefit the poor.

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