National Service Scheme (NSS)
The National Service Scheme is a central sector scheme of government of Indai, Ministry of youth Affairs and Sports.
Slogan of NSS
“Not Me but You”
The motto of NSS “Not Me but You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for shuttle service , which helps in student’s development and appreciate others point of view and also to show consideration towards other fellow beings.
UGC head by S. RADHAKRISHANAN recommended the introduction of voluntary National Service in Academic Institutions. This idea was again considered the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) in January 1950.
On 24th September 1969 the Union Education Minister V K R V RAO launched the NSS at 37 Universities to all States.
AIM OF NSS
The Programme aims to instill the idea of social welfare in students and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work everyday to ensure that the needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, Volunteers learn from people in village how to lead a good life with lack of resources.
“To build the youth with the mind and spirit to serve the society and work for the social uplift of down–trodden masses of our Nation as a Movement”.
- Understand the Community in which they work and understand themselves in relation to their Community.
- Identify the needs and problems of the Community and involve them in problem solving.
- Develop among them a sense of social and civil responsibility.
- Utilize their Knowledge in finding the practical solutions.
- Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
- Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes.
- Develop the required skill to overcome medical emergencies,natural disasters and so on....
- Practice national integration and social harmony.