This scheme is under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and NSS cell, Higher and technical education, Govt. of Maharashtra.
|Year of NSS established||2015-16|
|Hon'ble Principal||Dr. Ashok Ghorpade|
|NSS Program Coordinator||Prof. Manohar Erande|
|Number of NSS||100|
|Volunteers involved Aim of National Service Scheme||'Development of the Personality of college Students through Community Service'|
|Motto of NSS||'NOT ME BUT YOU'|
|Programs||Special camping (07 days )|
|National Service Scheme – Activities||Regular activities (community work ); 120 hours in a year|
|Programme Officer||Prof. Manohar Erande|
|Co- Programme Officer||Prof. Vishal Rokade|
|Co- Programme Officer||Prof. Ashok Kawade|
|Co- Programme Officer||Prof. Renua Gund|
|Co- Programme Officer||Prof. Manisha Gadilkar|
NSS volunteers undertake various activities in adopted villages and slums for community service, Duration of these services is 120 hours. The NSS Units organize the regular activities as detailed below :
To get the NSS volunteers acquainted with the basics of NSS programmes, 20 hours are allocated for their orientation through lectures, discussions, field visits, and audio-visuals etc.
The NSS volunteers may be involved in the projects undertaken for the benefit of the institution and students concerned. Such projects cover development of play grounds, laying of gardens, tree plantation in the premises, awareness programmes on drug-abuse, AIDS, population education and other projects. The NSS volunteers may work on campus projects for not exceeding 30 hours in a year.
The remaining 70 hours will be utilised for community service on the projects in adopted villages/urban slums independently or in collaboration with others in this field, as detailed below.
In the development of any nation , certain programmes assumes special relevance in view of problems existing or anticipated. In our country, three such programmes have been launched . They are the Mass Programme of Functional Literacy, AIDS Awareness Programme and Sustainable development with emphasis on Watershed Management & Wasteland Development. It is pertinent to mention here that NSS Volunteers have come forward with zeal to make these programmes a great success.