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National Service Scheme (NSS)

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides 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 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 programmes. Four Units of NSS has been established in the college in the year 1997 and is functioning effectively till date.


The NSS Badge Proud to Serve the Nation
  • All the youth volunteers who opt to serve the nation through the NSS led community service wear the NSS badge with pride and a sense of responsibility towards helping needy.
  • The Konark wheel in the NSS badge having 8 bars signifies the 24 hours of a the day, reminding the wearer to be ready for the service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours.
  • Red colour in the badge signifies energy and spirit displayed by the NSS volunteers.
  • The Blue colour signifies the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.
Motto

The motto of National Service Scheme is “NOT ME BUT YOU”.

Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer

A 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
Regular Activities
  • Blood Donation
  • Tree Plantation
  • Various Awareness Programme
  • Health Checkup Camp
  • Swachh Bharat Activities
  • Special Camps
Former NSS Programme Officers
  • Dr. M. Pitchaimani, Department of Commerce.
  • Dr. G. Sundaramoorthy, Department of Tamil.
  • Dr. P. Shanmugam, Department of Tamil.
  • Dr. R. Krishnan, Department of English.
  • Dr. V. Upendran, Department of Computer Science.
  • Dr. B. Geetha Dhanalakshmi, Department of Computer Science.
  • Mr. K. Shankar, Department of Computer Science.
  • Mr. R. Palanikumar, Department of Mathematics.
  • Dr. M. Karnan, Department of Physics.
  • Dr. M. Karunanidhi, Department of Physics.
  • Dr. K. Rajam, Department of Commerce.

Programme Officer
  • Mrs. K. Rajam, NSS PO attended the National Adventure Camp (2013) at Roing Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Mrs. K. Rajam has been awarded as Best NSS Programme office for the year 2013-2014.
  • Mrs. B. Geetha Dhanalakshmi, NSS PO attended the National Integration Camp (2016) at Nagpur.
  • Mrs. B. Geetha Dhanalakshmi, NSS PO received the NYLP cash award for the year 2015-2016.
  • Mrs. B. Geetha Dhanalakshmi has been awarded as Best NSS Programme office for the year 2016-2017.
  • Mr. R. Krishnan has been awarded as Best NSS Programme office for the year 2017-2018.
  • Dr. J. Sivaraman received the appreciation Certificate from the Tiruchirappalli City Corporation.
  • Dr. J. Sivaraman, NSS PO has been selected as CAMP OFFICER the STATE RD Camp 2020 held at Chennai.
  • Dr. J. Sivaraman has been awarded as the best NSS Programme Officer award from the Bharathidasan University Level.
Volunteer
  • Mr. S. Balusamy attended the Adventure camp held at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports located in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
  • Mr. S. Balusamy attended the Pre-RD Camp held at NCT, Trichy.
  • Mr. S. Balusamy has been selected for the STATE RD Camp 2020 held at Chennai.
  • Mr. S. Balusamy has been awarded as the best NSS Volunteer award from the Bharathidasan University Level.