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Shrimati Narsamma Hirayya Shaikshanik Trust, Amaravati

Shrimati Narsamma Arts, Commerce & Science College

Kiran Nagar, Amravati

National Service Scheme

The objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are to:

i. understand the community in which they work

ii. understand themselves in relation to their community

iii. identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving

iv. develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility

v. utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems

vi. develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities

vii. gain skills in mobilising community participation

viii. acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes

ix. develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and

x. practice national integration and social harmony

Motto:

The Motto of NSS "Not Me But You", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person's point of view and also show consideration to '/other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrined in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfare .of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.

Symbol:

The symbol for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (The Black Pagoda) situated in Orissa, India. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space, The symbol thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.

Badge:

The NSS Symbol is embossed on the badge. The eight bars in the wheel represent the 24 hours of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of young blood that is lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

The NSS Unit of the College:

Program Officer: Dr. Pankaj Wankhade

Co-Officer: Dr. M.D. Tambekar


The College has a unit of 100 student-Volunteers. The unit undertakes various social activities as per the directions of the University, State and Central governments. Every year a Seven day residential Camp is organized in nearby village. Various developmental and community-related social activities are undertaken in the camp.

Annual Camp: in 2017-18:

Camp participants: 50 Volunteer-students
Adopted Village : Kastura (Mogra) Dist. Amravati
Duration and Period: 8 days Between 7/1/18 & 14/1/18
Project: Village Cleanliness drive, Drainage and Road maintanince

Annual Blood Donation Camp

On the eve of Independence Day every year Blood Donation Camp is held by NSS unit of the college. In the year 2017, around 50 donors donated their blood during the camp.