• The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service
  • It was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year, 1969.
  • It is organized by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India.
  • It is aimed at developing a student’s personality national level through community service
    in Colleges, Universities and at the +2 level.
  • It is to make the students become responsible citizens of India.


  • The National Service Scheme (NSS) has been in operation in LCV since July 2009.
  • It started functioning in full swing from 2018 with the approval of the Government of India.
  • Around 200 volunteers are working with the support of the program coordinator, faculty
    and management.
  • It is part of Extension activities also included in the Syllabus (UGC).
  • It provides opportunity to acquire leadership skills and to develop critical thinking about
    the Society.
  • The Unit organizes Social Awareness Programmes.
  • It helps the students grow in Personality Development.
  • Preference in Admission and Employment.
  • It helps in acquiring leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • It provides diversified opportunities to students in colleges and universities.
  • It provides exposure to villages, slums and relief works.
  • It develops positive attitude, self-confidence, courage and patience among the students.
  • It provides opportunities to know the realities and cultivate human values.
  • It provides NSS Certificate when the volunteers complete 240 hours of regular
    community service.


  • Campus Cleaning
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • Fire Safety Demonstration
  • World Ozone Day
  • Mahatma Gandhiji’s 150th Birth Anniversary
  • Dengue Awareness
  • Youth Awakening Day
  • Blood donation Camp
  • Republic Day Celebration
  • 7 Days Special Camp


  • Understand the community in which they work.
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community.
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving
    process. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community
    problems. Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities.
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disaster.
  • Practice national integration and social harmony.


  • The Motto of NSS is “NOT ME BUT YOU”. The Motto of NSS is “NOT ME BUT YOU”. 
  • It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare
    of society on the whole.
  • This expresses the essence of democratic living and upholds the need of selfless
    service and appreciation of the other man’s point of view and also consideration for
    fellow human being.


  • The symbol of the National Service Scheme is ‘Rath’ Wheel of the Konark Sun
    Temple of Orissa.
  • These giant wheels of the sun temple portray the cycles of creation, preservation
    and release and signify the movement in life across time and time and space.
  • The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun Chariot wheel primarily
    depicts movement.
  • The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life.
  • It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of
    NSS for social transformation and enlistment.


  • The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge.
  • The NSS volunteers wear it while undertaking any programme or community
  • The Konark wheel in the symbol has eight bars, which represent the 24 hours of the
  • Hence, the badge reminds the wearer to be in readiness for the service of the nation
    round the clock i.e. for 24 hours.
  • The red colour in the badge indicates that the NSS volunteers are full of blood i.e.
    lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit.
  • The Navy Blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready
    to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.


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