The National Service Scheme unit of Vignan’s Institute of Information Technology (A) began as a student youth service programme in the academic year 2006. The NSS unit attempts to raise social awareness among young people with the overarching goal of helping students develop their personalities via community service. To achieve the desired goal, 100 student volunteers are registered every year under the supervision of a Faculty in Charge known as the NSS Programme Officer. The NSS unit must submit its annual progress and activities to JNTUK’s NSS Coordinator.
National Service Scheme popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Mahatma Gandhi Centenary year 1969 and aimed at developing student’s personality through community service. The overall objective of National Service is educational. This objective is attained through the service to the community.
National Service Scheme (NSS) is a permanent youth Programme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and funded by Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of India in the ratio 5:7
The overall objective of NSS is Personality Development through community service. The broad objectives of NSS are to:
“Not me, but you,” is the NSS’s slogan or catchphrase. It emphasises that an individual’s well-being is ultimately reliant on the well-being of society as a whole. This encapsulates the core of democratic life, emphasising the need of unselfish service, respect for the viewpoint of others, and care for fellow human beings.
The NSS badge has the NSS emblem, which is embossed. It is worn by NSS volunteers when participating in any programme or doing community service. The symbol’s konark wheel includes eight bands that symbolise the 24 hours of the day. As a result, the emblem encourages the wearer to be ready to serve the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The red colour of the insignia denotes that the NSS volunteers are full of life, i.e., vivacious, active, energetic, and upbeat. The navy blue colour represents the universe, of which the NSS is a small part, ready to offer its fair contribution to the well-being of humanity.
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 National Security Service (NSS) was officially established on September 24, 1969, the centennial of Father of the Nation’s birth. As a result, every year on September 24, NSS Day is observed with suitable programmes and activities.
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One day Seminar for new N.S.S. Volunteers to orient them about all aspects of N.S.S.
Road Safety Week; Programmes
National Voters Day
National Cleanliness Day (Cleaning of Class rooms, Labs, Seminar Hall & Outside area)
National Safety Week
World Health Day
World Earth Day: Plantation Programme
Chairman sir’s Birth day : Campus Clean Program and Blood donation camp
World Red Cross Day
International Labour Day / May Day
No Tobacco Day
International Yoga Day
International Dayagainst Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
Special Camp-1: NSS Outreach programme
World Environment Day: Plantation programme
World Population Day
Quit India Movement celebrations
Independence day celebrations: Mock Assembly
National Fortnight on Eye Donation
National Nutrition Week
International Literacy Day – Lecture on New Education Policy
World Tourism Day Celebration
World Heart Day
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
Prevention of Blindness Week
World Food Day
World Aids Day
International Volunteer Day For Economic And Social Development
All India Handicrafts Week
Energy Conservation Day: An Awareness Session On Save Electricity
Special Camp-2: NSS Outreach programme