NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME(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 develop appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration to ‘/other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrined in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.
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 wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space, The symbol thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.
The NSS Symbol is embossed on the badge. The eight bars in the wheel 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.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :
- 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
- Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
- Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
- Gain skills in mobilizing community participation
- Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
- Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
- Practice national integration and social harmony
NSS Activities for the year 2014-15
|SL.No||DATE||DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMME|
Enrollment of new Volunteers in NSS Unit and
Displayed the list of selected students.
|2||9th July, 2014||In view of “Vanamohotsav Celebrations” volunteers have planted 60 sampling of different varieties in our college campus.|
|3||15th Aug.2014||All the NSS volunteers of SDS College observed Independence Day celebrations.|
|4||23rd August,2014||A One-day Training Programme was conducted for new volunteers – Principal Sri.K.Satyanarayana addressed the volunteers and gave message on Role of NSS in student career.|
|5||28th August, 2014||Formation of Red Ribbon Club with staff members and NSS Volunteers. Also conducted a awareness programme on “HIV/AIDS, Life skills, Voluntary Blood Donations” by Distract Master Trainer Dr.G.Prabhakar.|
|24th Sept.2014||Observed as NSS Day in a befitting manner. Organized competitions and celebrations. Sri.K.Satyanarayana and Sri.K.Ch.Mouli Patnaik and other staff members participated in the celebrations.|
|7||28th Sept.2014||Clean and Green programme was organized in the premises of campus.|
|8||29th Sept.2014||Conducted an awareness programme on “Voters enrollment”|
|9||21st Oct. 2014||A rally was organized on the occasion of Police Amaraveerula Dinotsavam”|
|10||5th November 2014||“Swachcha Bharat” ws organized in our college campus|
|1st December, 2014||World Aids Day was observed. All the NSS volunteers involved in Ralli, started from college to MRO office, Garividi|
|12||20-26th December2014||Mr.S.Mohana Rao, III B.A participated in National NSS Mega Camp at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi.|
|13||26th January 2015||NSS volunteers Participated in Republic Day Celebrations|
|14||26th Jan 2015||Dr.G.Prabhakar, NSS Programme Officer received the Best NSS programme Officer at University level|
|15||5th Feb 2015||NSS Volunteers Participated in Clean & Green Programme|
A BRIEF REPORT – NSS UNIT: Dr.G.Prabhakar, Programme Officer
The National Service Scheme is a Student Organization which facilitates students to indulge in various Social activities to uplift the Society. It inculcates the NSS Volunteers to serve the society to bring about a better change in the Community while studying. This has provided a good platform for every student to learn and serve the community. It gives them an opportunity to help the downtrodden the poor and the needy. It creates the spirit of equality among the students through better Understanding of the society.
The NSS UNIT of SDS Autonomous college, consists of 100 Volunteers. The unit has been taking up various activities for the last thirty years with the kind cooperation of our honorable Correspondents & Principals. The unit organized awareness programmes on HIV/AIDS, Superstitions, child labour, Free Eye-Check up Camps, Free Health -Check up Camps ,Awareness on First-Aid Service, Awareness on RTI in the adopted Slum in Garividi and the adjacent Villages. The unit organized Rallies on HIV/AIDS, Illiteracy, Blood Donation Camps, Tree Plantation. Dr.G.Prabhakar, NSS Programme Officer & Mr.G.Narayana Rao, B.A Participated in NATIONAL ADVENTURE CAMP at Shimla, HimachalaPradesh State from 05-06-2010 to 20-06-2010 and Mr.R.Parameswara Rao, III B.Com, also participated in NATIONAL ADVENTURE CAMP at Nagaland state from 05-04-2012 to 15-04-11. Dr.G.Prabhakar, NSS-Programme Officer Received a Best Programme Officer award from Prof.G.S.N. Raju, Vice-Chancellor, Andhra University on 26-01-2015.