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
4.To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic
5.To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and
6.To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of
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 2014 & 2017
Name of Faculty
Prof. Deepak U.
Co- Progm. Officer
Co- Progm. Officer
Dr. Babita Yeole