national service scheme(nss)
National Service Scheme, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India, popularly known as NSS was launched in Gandhiji’s Birth Centenary Year 1969, in 37 Universities involving 40,000 students with primary focus on the development of personality of students through community service. Today, NSS has more than 3.2 million student volunteers on its roll spread over 298 Universities and 42 (+2) Senior Secondary Councils and Directorate of Vocational Education all over the country. From its inception, more than 3.75 crores students from Universities, Colleges and Institutions of higher learning have benefited from the NSS activities, as student volunteers.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :
1.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.
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 attitudes.
9.To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters.
10.To practice national integration and social harmony.
The Motto of NSS “Not Me But You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service .NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration to ‘/other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrine in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfare .of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.
Mahatma Jyotiba Fule Mahavidyalaya, Amravati
LIST OF COORDINATORS FOR NSS FOR THE SESSION
Name of Faculty
Prof. Deepak U.
Co- Progm. Officer
Co- Progm. Officer
Dr. Babita Yeole