September 20th, 2023 by kamaladevi
National Service Scheme
The National Service Scheme (NSS), is an Indian government sector public service program
conducted by the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the government of India. Popularly
known as NSS the scheme was launched in Mahatma Gandhi’s Centenary year, 1969. The
symbol of NSS symbolises the giant Chariot Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (
The Black Pagoda). The wheel portrays the cycle of Creation, Preservation and Release. The
symbol stands for continuity as well as change . It implies that NSS continuously strives for
social change and harmony.
Objectives of NSS
* The program aims to implement the idea of social welfare and provide service to the society
without any biasness.
* The NSS volunteers work for the needy to enhance their standard of living.
* The volunteers try and learn to utilise the resources that are available to the maximum and
provide facilities even with scarce resources.
* NSS reach out to people during natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing,
first -aid and other necessary items to the victims.
Name of the Members:
1. Chairperson – Dr. Sadhana Jha
2. In Charge- Prof. Piyali Banerjee
3. Members –
Prof. Nirmal Sarkar
Prof Ankita Das
Prof. Amrita Datta.