National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS is a student – centered programme and it is complementary to education. NSS is a government sponsored public service programme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports with primary focus on the development of personality of students through community service. It is a noble experiment in academic extension. It inculcates the spirit of voluntary work among students and teachers through sustained community interaction. It brings our academic institutions closer to the society. It is a link between the campus and community, the college and village, knowledge and action. The overall aim of NSS is the Personality Development of students through community service. It gives an extension dimension to Higher Education system and orients the student youth to community service. The Motto of NSS “Not Me But You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service.
NSS unit of St. Aloysius College was initiated by the College from the very beginning of its origin under the university level. The unit of NSS working in the college have bagged the ‘best unit , award many time inits glorious history.
In respect of NSS candidates the bonus marks will be awarded on the basis of NSS certificates signed by the Vice-Chancellor or the Pro-Vice Chancellor to volunteers who have completed 240 hours of work within a period of 2 years in the courses of study immediately preceding the course for which admission is sought.
NSS UNIT 33 (2017-18)
St Aloysius College, Edathua
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. The college have two NSS units with 200 active volunteers. The programme officers of the units are Mrs. Rosmin K John and Mr. Lane Joy. Following are the major activities of the unit in the academic year 2017-2018
- Celebration of National Yoga Day
- Inauguration of Jaivam Programme in college and Organic farming
- Jaivam Camp 2017
- One million Goal Campaign
- Swatchhtha hi Sewa: Labour Day Celebration
- Green City, Clean City: Painting Competition
- Rally on National Energy Conservation Day
- Earn While You Learn Campaign
- Prathyasa: Union of Palliative Care Members and Staffs
- Survey on Legal Awareness for DLSA
- Vimukthi: Ottanthullal as a part of De-addiction campaign
- Connecting People: Mega Camp for Legal Services