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National Service Scheme (NSS) - Overview

About NSS

National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS, was launched in 1969 to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation. Started initially in 37 universities involving 40,000 volunteers, the scheme has grown over the years and it is implemented today with an involvement of more than 3.8 million volunteers spread over in 396 Universities, Polytechnics and 47 Councils of +2 level. The efforts of NSS volunteers have been widely acclaimed by the community, universities, colleges and general public as the NSS volunteers have been rendering selfless service to the community. The main aim of NSS is to facilitate personality development of students through social and community service.


The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :

  1. Understand the community in which they work.

  2. Understand themselves in relation to their community.

  3. Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving.

  4. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.

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

  6. Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities.

  7. Gain skills in mobilising community participation.

  8. Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes.

  9. Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and.

  10. Practise national integration and social harmony.

NSS Badge:

The NSS logo is embossed on the badge of NSS. The eight bars in the wheel of NSS logo represent the 24 hours of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of young blood that is lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

NSS Program Officers:

S.No Name Unit
1 Dr A. Venkataswara Rao Unit I