National Service Scheme
NSS is a permanent and prime student youth programme implemented in higher education institutes In India, the idea of involving students in the task of national service comes from the times of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. NSS was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
The benefits of National Service Scheme (NSS) is not only to students but to the society also.
It helps the student in their all-round development i.e. to grow individually and as a group.
It enhances the confidence of students, develops the leadership skills, and increases their knowledge about different people from different social & economical levels.
The NSS Department of our College organizes camp as per the guidelines of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati in which the volunteers visit a rural area and perform activities like cleaning, afforestation, rallies, stage shows. They may also invite doctors for regular health check-ups and free health camps for the rural population.
The NSS programme aims to instil the idea of social welfare in the youth, as well as to provide service to society. The NSS volunteer students work to ensure that everyone who is in need gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. Volunteers do social service in adopted village during the camp. The social service activities such child and adult education, construction of garbage pits, soak pits, chock dams, health check-up camp, tree plantation etc. according to requirement of work in the adopted area.
The intake capacity of National Service Scheme of our college is of 100 students. Incentive marks are given by University for the participants as per the following conditions.
Regular Camp Participation 120 Hrs: 5 Marks
Regular Camp + 1 Special Camp Participation: 6 Marks
Regular Camp + 2 Special Camp Participation: 7 Marks
Blood Donation: 2 Marks
Note: The conditions of incentive marks may change as per the University Rules
The symbol of the National Service Scheme is based on the ' Rath ' wheel of the Konark Sun Temple situated in Orissa. These giant wheels of the Sun Temple portray the cycle of creation, preservation and release, and signify the movement in life across time and space.
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