NSS & Red Cross

OVERVIEW

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year in 1969. Aimed at developing student’s personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Colleges, Universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community.

Aim of NSS

The programme aims to instil the idea of social welfare in students and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. it also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster’s victims.

NSS @ NIEIT

The NSS wing of NIEIT comprises of self-motivated volunteers (students and Staff) involving themselves in all the activities organized by the wing such as,

i) Cleaning

ii) Afforestation

iii) Procession creating awareness of such issues as social problems, education and cleanliness

iv)Awareness Rallies

v) Inviting doctors for health camps

vi) Blood Donation Camp.

A village is adopted by the NIEIT and Camps are organised in the adopted village. Activities like Swachh Bharath Abhiyan is initiated and entire village will be cleaned by the volunteers of NIEIT, Free Health check-up, Free Eye screening is provided for all people of the village. Cultural activities and Computer training programs are also organised for students of government school of that village.

Coordinator

            Mr. Sandip M S

                 Asst. Prof, Dept. of MECH

                  NIEIT, Mysuru-18

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