About National Service Scheme
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides an 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 the 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 programs.
NSS Programme Officers:
|1||Mrs. Jigna Vyas||Programme Officer|
|2||Mrs. Ranjana Yavagal||Programme Officer|
|3||Mr. Manoj Singh||Assistant Programme Officer|
|4||Dr. Sanjay Mishra||Assistant Programme Officer|
NSS at KESSC
We are proud to mention that our college has Two Units of NSS.
- The NSS unit in the College enrolls students as per the NSS guidelines and directions of the University of Mumbai.
- Eligibility for enrolment – 10+2 from any Stream
- Capacity – 2 Units with a total strength of 150 volunteers
- NSS is a 2 Years Continuous Program
- Completion of 120 hours of work per year are mandatory
- NSS volunteer Certificate will be issued after completion of 240 hours in 2 years and at least one 7 days residential camp must be attended in two years
- This scheme gives an opportunity for students to develop organizational skills, leadership qualities, and a sense of social consciousness.
- Various projects are undertaken by the NSS Volunteers on and off the campus
The motto of NSS: NOT ME BUT YOU
- To understand the community in which volunteers work
- To understand themselves in relation to their community
- To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
- To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
- To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
- To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
- To gain skills in mobilizing community participation
- To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
- To develop the capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters
- To practice National integration and social harmony
An 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