Saraswati College of Engineering

Saraswati College of Engineering institution in Navi Mumbai

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  • The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides an opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands-on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since the inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students strength increased from 40,000 to over 3.8 million up to the end of March 2018 students in various universities, colleges and institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programmes. Today NSS has about 3.86 million student youth enrolled in 41,442 NSS units spread over through 396 Universities/ +2 Councils, 16,331 Colleges/ Technical Institutions and 28,621 Senior Secondary Schools across the country.

Motto of NSS

  • The Motto of NSS "Not Me But You", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students development & appreciation to other person's point of view and also show consideration towards other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is a good doctrine in this motto, which underlines on the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society as a whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society

Symbol of NSS

  • The symbol for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (The Black Pagoda) situated in Orissa, India. The Red & Blue colors contained in the symbol motivate the NSS Volunteers to be active & energetic for the nation-building social activities. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space, The wheel thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.

Mission of NSS

  • To develop individual’s mind, spirit and body to work towards national integrity and social responsibility to create change in the society

Vision of NSS

  • To set an example to inspire youth to serve the society and play integral role in national development along with personal, social and spiritual development

Pledge of NSS

  • “I solemnly pledge to work with dedication, to serve and strengthen the freedom and integrity of the Nation

  • I further affirm that, I shall never resort to violence and that all differences and disputes relating to religion, language, region, political and economic grievances shall be settled by peaceful and constitutional means”.

Objectives of the NSS

  • 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

  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility

  • Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems

  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities

  • Gain skills in mobilising community participation

  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes

  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and

  • Practise national integration and social harmony