NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME
"NOT ME, BUT YOU"
“PersonalityDevelopment of Students through CommunityService”
“Education through Community Service”
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government- sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year, 1969. Aimed at developing student's personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Colleges, Universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community linkage.
Aims and objectives of National Service Scheme :The objective of the National Service Scheme is “development of the personality of students through community service”. This objective is sought to be achieved by work in community. The programme aims to inculcate social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias enabling the students to
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are:
1. To enable the students to understand the community in which they work;
2. To understand themselves in relation to their community;
3. To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process;
4. To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
5. To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems;
6. To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities;
7. To Gain skills in mobilizing community participation;
8. To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude;
9. To develop capacity to meet emergencies and national disasters;
10. To practice national integration and social harmony.
Motto of National Service Scheme:
The Motto of NSS "Not Me, But You", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service.
The symbol of the National Service Scheme is“Rath’ Wheel of the Konark Sun Temple of Orissa.These giant wheels of the sun temple portray the cycles of creation, preservation and release and signify the movement in life across time and time and space.The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun Chariot wheel primarily depicts movement.The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life.It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and enlistment.
NSS Day :- NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
Regular activities of National Service Scheme :-Regular activities includes functional literacy and non formal education, Blood donation camps.·Immunisation/Health camps.·Environment/Waster land development and conservation.·Literacy/Educational Programme.·Celebration of important days.·Activities during emergencies such as flood, war earthquake, Tsunami etc. · National Integration/Communal Harmony Programmes.· Work in Hospitals/Orphanages/ Destitute Homes. ·Programmes for Woman.· Awareness camps on drug Abuse/AIDS( UTA)/HIV. ·Adoption of villages·Construction and repair of roads·Afforestation·Plastics eradication·eye donation·tree plantation·
SPECIAL CAMPING PROGRAMME
Under this, 07 days camp organized in the adopted villages with a specified theme being given by Govt. of India by involving local youth.
Some activities of NSS:-
Our 02 Nss volunteers HemlataSahu and YaminiSinha participated in the NIC at Junagarh,Gujrat from 06/01/2020 to
OUR NSS VOLUNTEERS PARTICIPATED IN THE BLOOD DONATION CAMP ORGANIZED BY YGPT AND ROTARY CLUB
Organized BLOOD DONATION CAMP at the college and our 20 NSS volunteers donated blood in the camp and a very informative talk was organized for the awareness regarding blood donation.