National Service Scheme (NSS)

National Service Scheme (NSS)


National Service Scheme (NSS) was launched during 1969, the birth centenary year of Mahatma Gandhi, in 37 universities involving 40000 students. NSS is an extension dimension to the higher education system to orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institutions.NSS Cell was incorporated in Plassey College in 2015.

Aims and objectives of NSS

  1. To understand the community in which they work;
  2. To understand themselves in relation to their community;
  3. To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
  4. To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
  5. To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems;
  6. To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities:
  7. To gain skills in mobilsing community participation;
  8. To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude;
  9. To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters; and
  10. To practice national integration and social harmony

Plassey College has NSS cell to supervise and coordinates NSS programme in ther colleges affilated to it.NSS Cell of Plassey College is committed to abide by the motto and aims objectives of NSS through voluntary engagement in well-organzed various activities.activities

NSS Activities

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Programme Coordinator

The Programme co-ordiator is the key functionary who heads the NSS Centre. The important functions of the programme coordinator are :

  1. To assist and guide the NSS unit for implementation of NSS programmes at college level
  2. To advise in organising camps, training and orientation programmes for the NSS volunteers
  3. To visit the NSS units for monitoring and evalution
  4. To ensure implementation of NSS regular activities and special camping programmes

Enrollment in NSS : Intake capacity of NSS volunteers is 100 ( Girls -50 and Boys- 50)

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Awards and recognitions from government / government recognised bodies

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