National Service Scheme (NSS)
NSS is a voluntary group of students working for the betterment of the community around them. They are the social workers of the college striving for an improved society around them. The motto of NSS is “NOT ME BUT YOU”. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service. The overall objective of this scheme is Education and service to the community by the community.
NSS: Brief Introduction
The National Service Scheme (NSS) was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth centenary year of the father of the nation. Hence the idea of involving students in the task of national service dates back to the times of Mahatma Gandhi who tried to impress upon his student audience that they should always keep before them their supreme responsibility. The first duty of the students should be to prepare themselves for final dedication to the service of the community. It (Scheme) is also essential for the overall development of the personality of the students.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The overall objective of the NSS is service to the community and the nation to awaken the social consciousness of the students. The objectives are sought to be achieved by enabling the students to:
- Understand the community in which they work;
- Understand themselves in relation to their community;
- Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
- Apply their education to find solutions to individual and community problems;
- Develop competence required for responsibility-sharing and group living;
- Acquire a democratic attitude, leadership qualities, and practice national integrations.
- Develop the capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters;
The motto of NSS is “NOT ME BUT YOU”. This expresses the essence of democratic living, upholds the need for selfless service and appreciations of other man’s point of view.
It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of the NSS for social transformation, upliftment, and integration.
24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programs and activities.
NSS in GC Chamba
There are 2 Units (comprising of 200 students) of NSS Functional in the college which actively participates in various social services the NSS units of college performs regular activates in the campus and vicinity of the campus and one-week special camp organized every year to develop moral and social values among students.
Prof. Ashish Kumar Assistant Professor History and Prof. Sumit Assistant Professor in Botany head GC Chamba NSS Unit.