National Service Scheme (NSS)

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service.

 

MOTTO

The motto of National Service Scheme is NOT ME BUT YOU.

Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer

A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service programme would either be a college level or a senior secondary level student.Being an active member these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following:

an accomplished social leader

an efficient administrator

a person who understands human nature

 

Major Activities:

National Integration Camp (NIC):

The National Integration Camp (NIC) is organised every year and the duration of each camp is of 7 days with day-night boarding & lodging.These camps are held in different parts of the country.Each camp involves 200 NSS volunteers to undertake the scheduled activities.

Objectives of the National Intehration Camp 

Make the NSS volunteers aware of the following:

  • Rich cultural diversity of India
  • History of our diversified of India
  • National pride through knowledge about India 
  • To integrate the nation through social service

Adventure Program:

The camps are held every year which are attended by approximately 1500 NSS volunteers with at least 50% of the volunteers being girl students.These camps are conducted in Himalayan Region in the North and Arunachel Pradesh in North East region.The adventure activities undertaken in these camps includes trekking of mountains, water rafting, Para-sailing and basic skiing.

Objectives of Adventure Program

  • Promote various adventure activities among NSS volunteers
  • Infuse the sense of love towards the various regions of India
  • Enhance leadership qualities, fraternity, team spirit and risk taking capacity
  • Improvement of physical and mental strength
  • Exposure to new vocational possibilities

 

Dr. Jiji Paul S (Unit No.124)

Smt. Simi Baby Thattil (Unit No.175)