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NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

Programme Officers: Dr. Somnath Waghmare
Introduction

  1. The National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) unit in Nowrosjee Wadia College has been actively functioning for a long time. Since its establishment, it has been trying sincerely to meet the needs and requirements of various students and people from different walks of life.
  2. It is a voluntary association of young, dynamic, and socially active college students who work for campus-community associations. The overall aim of N.S.S. is to develop students’ personalities through community services.
  3. The National Service Scheme unit of Nowrosjee Wadia College offers a platform to the students for community work and developing a wisdom of involvement in the different tasks of nation-building activities. NSS volunteers work to confirm that the needy get help to enhance their standard of living. A variety of activities are organized every year to streamline the energy and idealism of the younger generation into creative quests. N.S.S. volunteers educate students and society at large regarding many issues like personal health, sanitation, gender sensitization, environmental awareness, etc. Various health camps and cleanliness drives across the college campus and areas nearby are taken out regularly to create awareness and also to motivate people to work towards a clean and safe environment. The N.S.S. unit also organizes various events for inculcating the values of selfless service to society and brotherhood among all volunteers by taking students out of their comfort zones and allowing them to involve themselves in the various grassroots problems of society.

The NSS Badge :

Aim and Objectives

  1. Understand the community in which they work.
  2. Understand themselves in relation to their community
  3. Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in the problem solving process.
  4. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  5. Utilize their knowledge to find practical solutions to individual and community problems.
  6. Develop the competence required for group living and sharing of responsibilities.
  7. Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.

Motto :

The National Service Scheme's motto is "Not Me, But You." Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer: A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service programed would either be a college-level student or a senior secondary-level student. Being an active member, these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following:

  1. An accomplished social leader
  2. An efficient administrator
  3. A person who understands human nature

The Events Organized

The National Service Scheme unit of college functions under the guidance of a programme officer. Some of the major events of the NSS Unit are.

Special Camp, Winter camp, Savidhan Day, HIV Aids Awareness Program, Road Safety Abhiyan Rally and Awareness, Student volunteers as “Police Mitra” Blood donation camps, Vaccination camp, Voter Awareness Program, N.S.S. foundation day celebrations, Birth anniversaries and death anniversaries of popular and social activists.etc.

As per the Under graduate choice based credit system for undergraduate students effective from June 2019, N.S.S. students after participating in camp get 01 credits while N.S.S. students with Republic Day pared participation can earn 04 credits.

Sr. No.Place of CampDuration
1 Naigaon 2018-2019
2 Padwi 2019-2020
3 No Camp due to COVID19 2020-2021
4 Dongargaon 2021-2022
5 Dongargaon 2022-2023

Glimpses of N.S.S. at Nowrosjee Wadia College