About National Service Scheme (NSS):- National Service Scheme (NSS) was launched during 1969, the birth centenary year of Mahatma Gandhi, in 37 universities involving 40000 students. NSS is an extension dimension to the higher education system to orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institutions. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

    Aims and objectives of NSS:- 

        • To understand the community in which they work;
        • To understand themselves in relation to their community;
        • To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
        • To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
        • To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems;
        • To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities:
        • To gain skills in mobilizing community participation;
        • To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude