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National Service Scheme

National Service Scheme

National Service Scheme popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Mahatma Gandhi Centenary year 1969 and aimed at developing student’s per2sonality through community service. The overall objective of National Service is educational. This objective is attained through the service to the community.

National Service Scheme (NSS) is a permanent youth Programme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and funded by Government of Tamilnadu and Government of India in the ratio 5:7

Objective

The overall objective of NSS is Personality Development through community service. The broad objectives of NSS are to:

  • Understand the community in which they work
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems
  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural diaster and
  • Practice national integration and social harmony

Motto

The motto or watchword of the NSS is “Not me but you”. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. This express the essence of democratic living and upholds the need of selfless service and appreciation of the other man’s point of view and also consideration for fellow human beings.

Badge

The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge. The NSS volunteers wear it while undertaking any programme or community service. The konark wheel in the symbol has eight bars, which represent the 24 hours of the day. Hence, the badge reminds the wearer to be in readiness for the service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours. The Red Colour in the badge indicates that the NSS volunteers are full of blood i.e. lively, active energetic and full of high spirit. The Navy Blue Colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

Symbol

The symbol of the National Service Scheme is “Rath’ Wheel of the Konark Sun Temple of Orissa. These giant wheels of the sun temple portray the cycles of creation, preservation and release and signify the movement in life across time and time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun Chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and enlistment.

NSS Day

NSS was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth Centenary year of Father of Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities

NSS Activities 2017-2018

  • Bag to School Project.
  • SudhandhiraBharatham
  • SwachhtaPakhwada
  • Award Received from Madras Voluntary Blood Bureau (MVBB)
  • NSS Day Celebration
  • Award received by the student
  • Regional Youth camp
  • Project Swasth
  • Pollution free Diwali
  • Feeding of 1000 poor children
  • Rain coat to schools
  • Bag to School Project.
  • Science Squad
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award(RYLA) I Programme
  • Exam kits to school students.
  • OMR RUN
  • Blood donation camp
  • Exam kits to school students
  • Swachh Bharath Camp
  • Royal independence Ride
  • Independence day celebrations
  • Vanavasam trip
  • Blood donation camp
  • Kerala Flood Relief
  • Safre Hands
  • Rotary Youth Leadership camp
  • MAYVI(Make Your Vimana) 24 Hour National Aero modelling competition.
  • Rotary Youth leadership camp (Thadam)
  • Polio Free Day
  • Swasth 2.0

NSS Activities 2016-2017

  • Award Received from Madras Voluntary Blood Bureau (MVBB)
  • 1000 Saplings Plantation
  • NSS Day Celebration
  • Installation programme for Rotaract Club of HITS
  • Nation Builder Award Programme
  • Blood Donation camp
  • Celebration of “World Literacy Day”
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)
  • E-Learning Smart Class Room donated to the 5 Govt. Schools
  • 50 Computers distributed to 6 Govt. Schools
  • SwachhBharath Kashmir To Kanyakumari Rotary Cycle Rally
  • Christmas Celebration at CSI higher Secondary School for Deaf & Dumb
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) I Programme
  • OMR RUN
  • Appreciation Award received from the Rotary Club of Chennai Upscale

NSS Activities 2015-2016

  • Anti-Ragging Campaign 2015
  • First Year Orientation Programme
  • Rotary club of Chennai capital interaction Meeting
  • Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science 6th Convocation
  • Blood Donation Camp at Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science
  • Digital India Programme
  • First Aid Awareness Programme. (CPR)
  • Distribution of Flood Relief Kit to 240 families)
  • Medical camp - Flood Relief Activities
  • Medical Camp
  • Motivation Programme for Thantai Periyar Govt. Hr. Sec. School students
  • National Youth Conference at NSS BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
  • Charter Programme of Rotaract Club of HITSand Rotary Club of Chennai Capital Community Corps
  • Awareness Programme on Constitution Day
  • Govt. Higher Secondary School students visited the University Lab.
  • Celebration of Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday at Govt. Primary School Thiruporur
  • Namma Chennai Programme at Besant Nagar