NSS (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 personality 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.
|The motto of 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.
The overall objective of NSS is Personality Development through community service. Campus to Community Linkage. The broad objectives of NSS are to:
Each NSS volunteer is required to put in minimum 120 hours of community service per year for two years, i.e., total 240 hours. The NSS volunteers work on issues of social relevance, which keep evolving in response to the needs of the community, through regular and special camping activities. Such issues include Literacy and Education, Health, Family welfare and Nutrition, Environment Conservation, Rescue and Relief during calamities and Empowerment of Women.