Motto Of National Service Scheme, the NSS is part of our academic, social and personal life as it is the third dimension of education. It allows the students to actively contribute their services for the cause of community and the nation, thus helping them develop their personality. Service and attain the traits of a leader of the nation. As such,the NSS is the right platform, where the student- youth of the nation may get to involve with real-life social activities, and thereby become responsible citizen of India.
Thisreflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. Therefore it should be the aims of the NSS to demonstrate this motto in its day-to-day programmes.
ABOUT THE NSS
The National Service Scheme (NSS) had its birth on September 24, 1969, during
the Gandhi centenary year. The scheme was first launched in 37 Universities
comprising 40,000 students.
Today the NSS has become the largest Government organization of students in the country comprising members from the +2 level to the college and university level. The strength of volunteers has now increased to more than 30 lakhs, which makes the NSS one of the largest student forces in the world.
The NSS has good relations with different government agencies and non-government organizations in implementing its programmes for building up community assets, helping the underprivileged people through education and
The NSS is useful not only for the development of the students’ personality, but it also helps promote the unity and integrity of the nation by bringing together young people from diverse geographical and socio-cultural backgrounds.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) started functioning at Jadavpur University
since 1969 and the performance of this scheme is highly satisfactory.
More than three thousand recorded student volunteers are working on various activities in regular and special camping programmes under the supervision of the programme officers and programme coordinator.
The objective of the NSS is “development of the personality of students through