Rover Scouts Unit

Scouting in MNS-UAM was started on December-02-2016, in the supervision of Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Rao, Vice Chancellor MNS-UAM, who took oath as a Pattern in Chief/ Chief Scout of Rover Scouts Unit, MNS-UAM. It is just only one movement or society of MNS-UAM in which the Vice Chancellor is also a member. Dr. Umar Ijaz Ahmed (Assistant Professor of Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department) are playing role as President and Dr. Amir Bakhtavar as Vice- President of Rover Scouts Unit MNS-UAM.

The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self- fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

Scouting is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills.

It is one of several worldwide youth organizations.Scouting is a great way to get your child involved. Through scouting organizations, children make friends, develop skills and become involved in their community.There is no doubt that parents value what Scouting does for their children. Parents say Scouting gives their children more confidence, responsibility, a broader set of friends, a chance to pursue things they might not get to do otherwise, adventure and an extended family.

The Rover Scouts Unit, MNS-UAM will be a dynamic, self reliant, educational organization providing value based, challenging and attractive program through efficient leaders and effective organizational management, making a significant contribution to the society and the country.

The Rover Scouts Unit work in supervision of an Advisory Council based on the following members;

  • Senior Rover Mate (SRM)
  • Dy. Senior Rover Mate (DSRM)
  • Unit Secretary
  • Counselor
  • Quarter Master
  • Assistant Quarter Master
  • Sports Secretary
  • Press Secretary
Who are selected on specific criteria from volunteer’s students.
Scouts from unit had been participated in the following events:
  • 4th All Punjab Snow Fall Hike 2017, Murree Galliyat
  • Flood Relief Moak Exercise, Regional Scouts Office, Multan
  • Hike to Fort Munro in collaboration with Regional Scouts Office, Multan
  • 35 th All Punjab Rover Moot 2017, Scouts Nasheman Ghora Ghali Murree
  • National Integration Desert Hike, Derawar Fort, Cholistan Bahawalpur 2018
  • 5 th All Punjab Snow Fall Hike 2018, Murree Galliyat
  • 36 th All Punjab Rover Moot 2018, Scouts Nasheman Ghora Ghali, Murree
  • Silver Jubilee National Hike for Rover Scouts-2018 / A Centenary Event of International Rover Scouting
  • Better Frame-Work Camp-2019 at NHQ, ISB dated on 16-22 Nov 2018
  • 6th All Punjab Snow Fall Hike 2019, Murree Galliyat
  • Voluntarily Participated in Hajj Service-2019 as Khudam-ul-Hujjaj at Zikria Zaireen Complex, Multan under Hajj Directorate, Multan
  • 8th All Punjab Snow Fall Hike 2020, Murree Galliyat dated on 11-14 Feb 2020

Rovers from RSU MNS-UAM also provide their services in organizing and managing all the major and minor seminars and events at MNS- UAM such as:

  • World Scouts Day Celebrations & Cleaning Campaign 22-Feb-2017
  • Kissan Mela 2017
  • Plant Centric Meal Competition & 1 st South Punjab Bilingual Debate Competition on 23rd March 2017
  • Weed Eradication and Mogha Inauguration at Jalalpur Pirwala, 2017
  • Mango Festival 2017 dated on 08-10 July 2017
  • 14th August Celebrations week 2017
  • Admission Guidance Desk for Batch 2017-18
  • Seminar on Oil Seeds Crops, Jalalpur Pirwala, October 2017
  • 15th years celebrations of HEC Seminars and Events
  • Spring Festival 2018, 25-28 February & 5-6 March 2018
  • 41st HEC All Pakistan Female Badminton Tournament, 14-Mar-2018
  • Sino-Pakistan Horticultural International Conference, 23 March 2018
  • Dunya Kissan Dost Mela-2018 dated on 31 March 2018
  • World Environment Day-2018 dated on 05 June 2018
  • Mango Festival 2018 dated on 14-17 July 2018
  • Admission Guidance Desk for the batch 2018-19
  • 1st International Conference on Soil and Crop Health in Changing Climate dated on 28-29 Nov 2018 at MNS-UAM
  • Mango Festival-2019 dated on 05-07 July 2019
  • Admission Guidance Desk for the Batch 2019-20

Along these Events Rover Scouts also organized the following events for all university students:

  • Arranged a Rescue Training Course Title “Community Actions for Disaster Responses (CADRE)” in collaboration with Rescue 1122 at MNS-UAM dated on 25-27 April 2018
  • 1st Annual Exhibition & Camp-fire-2018 dated on 14-15 Nov 2018 at MNS-UAM
  • 1st One Night Camping at Lal Suhanra Forest Park, Bahawalpur-2019 dated on 13-14 April 2019
  • 1st Annual Summer Hiking & Trekking Course-2019 dated on 17-24 July 2019 (Trek: Utror to Jandrai Village via Jahaz Banda Pass)
  • One Night Camping at Derawar Fort, Cholistan Bahawalpur-2020 dated on 29 Feb – 01 March 2020

Scouts also won some competitions during 35 th All Punjab Rover Moot 2017 as follows:

  • Camp Inspection: 1st position
  • First Aid Competition: 3rd position
  • Pioneering Competition: 3rd Position
  • Camp Fire: 3rd position
  • Qirrat Competition: Special certificate
  • Naat Competition: Special certificate
  • Debate Competition: Special certificate

Three Scouts from Unit also get Rambler Badge during National Integration Desert Hike 2018 held at Cholistan, Bahawalpur. During that those scouts passed a night in self-made hut with locally available trees and bushes and also cooked food without use of utensils.