National Service Scheme (NSS)
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes.
The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students strength increased from 40,000 to over 3.8 million up to the end of March 2018 students in various universities, colleges and Institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programmes.
|Aim of National Service Scheme :||‘Development of the Personality of college Students through Community Service’|
|Motto of NSS:||‘NOT ME BUT YOU’|
|Volunteer Duration:||2 Years, Special camping (07 days )|
|Programs:||Regular activities (community work ); 120 hours in a year|