About 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.
Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer:
A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service programme would either be a college level or a senior secondary level student. Being an active member these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following:
- an accomplished social leader
- an efficient administrator
- a person who understands human nature
Objectives of the National Integration Camp
Make the NSS volunteers aware of the following:
- Rich cultural diversity of India
- History of our diversified culture
- National pride through knowledge about India
The camps are held every year which are attended by approximately 1500 NSS volunteers with at least 50% of the volunteers being girl students. These camps are conducted in Himalayan Region in the North and Arunachal Pradesh in North East region. The adventure activities undertaken in these camps includes trekking of mountains, water rafting, Para-sailing and basic skiing.
Objectives of Adventure Program
- Promote various adventure activities among NSS volunteers
- Infuse the sense of love towards the various regions of India
- Enhance leadership qualities, fraternity, team spirit and risk taking capacity.
- Improvement of physical and mental strength
- Exposure to new vocational possibilities
1-World Rose Day:-
NSS Atharva unit B-57 attended the programme on “World Rose day” to spread the happiness and joy to the cancer patients of Dr. Borges Memorial Hospital, Bandra(E) on 22 SEP 2018
On account of the request made by the Narcotics Department of Mumbai Police, NSS Atharva performed a street-play in the college campus on 16-02-2015. The theme of the play being; Drugs and its ill-effects on the society.
We have given a boost to our traffic policemen there! Two hours of are event had this effect after 45 minutes. Standing before the Zebra crossing, today NSS Atharva, though for some time has brought change!
Contamination of the environment is like contamination of our own home! Be a hero by saving the nature,doing nothing but just disposing the waste material properly and ofcourse avoid littering!!This message was spread by our NSS team and was executed successfully in various places
5-Flag Pickup And Awareness Rallies:-
We address it as our ultimate pride..yet it is left abandoned on streets..Be the change you want to see!!DONT THROW our TRICOLOUR on the streets.
Our volunteers visited the nearest Bus depot and spread awerness about the importance of bus decipline and other important issues regarding public saftey.