National Service Scheme (NSS)

National Service Scheme

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program is functioning at this college since the start of the college (1992). NSS is a voluntary association of young students; it develops student’s personality through community service. The programme aims to inculcate social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. it also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster victims.

The details of NSS period, regular activities, special camp activities, achievements are provided below

Period: 2 years – 4 semester (I and II Year) – compulsory non credit course and the students’ participation is 100%.

Special camp: 7 days at the end of II year

Students are exposed to NSS origin, motto, symbol, NSS administration at different levels, programme planning, rural and urban projects, government schemes – career guidance, self-help groups, environment protection, use of natural energy, conventional energy resources, soil and water conservation, community health programme, women and child welfare, education  for all, importance of national days and commemorative days.

Other than that students are involved in NSS thematic programs such as literacy & computer awareness campaigns, animal health, dairy and poultry farming, road safety, training on first aid and emergency cell,  popularization of small savings, communal harmony and national integration, care of senior citizens, personality development, meditation, yoga art of living, activities on the preservation of national monuments, cultural heritage and folklore.

Students understand the community in which they work, understand themselves in relation to their community, identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving, develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility, utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems, develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities, gain skills in mobilizing community participation, acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes, develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and practice national integration and social harmony.