National Service Scheme Units of DGC GURUGRAM

Concept and Aim of NSS:  The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.  The scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year in 1969. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. In this concern DGC have two units with two programme officers for each unit of NSS volunteers, one for girls and one for boys having 100 students each. NSS plays a vital role in the academic expansion of volunteers. The spirit of selfless service is inculcated among the student and NSS Programme Officers through sustained community interactions.

Objectives

The main objective of NSS is the personality development of the students through community services.

The Specific Objectives are: 

  • To provide a variety of learning experience
  • To develop a sense of participation, service, and achievement among the volunteers
  • To emphasize the dignity of labor and self – help and the need for combining physical work and intellectual perspectives
  • To develop a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • To develop the capacity to meet emergencies and national disaster
  • To acquire leadership qualities and a democratic attitude
  • To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in the problem-solving process
  • To practice national integration and social harmony

NSS symbol, Motto and duration

The symbol of NSS is based on the ‘Rath’ wheel of the Konark Sun temple of Orissa.The 24 bars represents 24 hours of the day. The red color indicates that the volunteers are full of blood i.e., lively, active, energetic, and full of high spirit.

The Motto or watched word of the NSS is ‘Not Me But YOU’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. The volunteers need two years to get certification of NSS form the concerned authority.

NSS Activities

NSS activities have been divided into two major groups.

(1) Regular Activities

Various one days campus were organised in the college campus along with adopted village area and these includes the activities like.

·         Cleanliness drives in the campus

·         Orientation camp

·         Awareness rallies for road safety, girl education and environmental protection etc.

·         Various essay writing competition, poster making competition and debate competition were organised during the session.

·         Celebration of important national days

2) Special Camping Programme

7 days Special camp is integral part of NSS and organised in each session. Various activities were performed during the camp such as

·         Incorporation of group- living behaviour and collective experience sharing among students through various group activities.

·         Development of student’s qualities like character, courage, self-discipline,confidence, decision –making, democratic attitudes and leadership through various activities like motivational lectures and various drills regarding nation service.

·         During the campvarious awareness ralliesand nukkad-natak were performed along with First aid training programme for all the volunteers.

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