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The NSS unit of the college is functioning with a total strength of 100 volunteers under the supervision of one Programme Officer. The Unit carries out different activities and extension programmes to develop the personality of the student volunteers through community services.

The Motto:

The motto of the NSS is NOT ME BUT YOU. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the needs for selfless service and appreciation of the other person's point of view and also to show consideration of fellow human beings. It underlines the Welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society as a whole.

NSS Symbol:

Rath Wheel of the Konark Sun Temple of Orissa is the symbol of NSS. It portray the cycle of creation, preservation, release and signify the movement in life across time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun-chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and upliftment.

Classification of NSS Programme

NSS activities have been divided in two major groups. These are regular activities and Special camping programme.

a) Regular activities: Under this, students undertake various programmes in the adopted villages, university/college/school campuses and urban slums during week ends or after college hours.

b) Special Camping Programme: Under this programme, camps of 7 days duration are organized in adopted villages or urban slums during summer vacations or winter vacations with some specific projects by involving local communities. 50 per cent NSS volunteers are expected to participate in these camps.

Aims and Objectives of NSS

The objective of the National Service Scheme is "development of the personality of students through community service." This objective is sought to be achieved by enabling the students to:

  1. Understand the community in which they work.
  2. Understand themselves in relation to their community.
  3. Identify the needs and problems in the community in the solution of which they can be involved.
  4. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  5. Apply their educational knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems.
  6. Develop competence required for group-living and sharing responsibilities.
  7. Gain skills in mobilising community participation.
  8. Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  9. Develop capacity to meet emergencies and disasters and
  10. Practise national integration.