National Service Scheme 470 Mannar
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National Service Scheme 470 Unit is Situated in Mannar. The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India.Aimed at developing student's personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Schools, Colleges, Universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community linkage. The cardinal principle of the NSS programme is that it is organised by the students themselves, and both students and teachers through their combined participation in community service, get a sense of involvement in the tasks of nation building. Main objective of NSS is to involve youth in decision making & development of nation and know problems of nation. Motto of National Service Scheme “Not Me But You”.
National service scheme 470 unit Mannar is started in 30 th October 2014 in Nair Samajam Higher Secondary School Mannar. 'Sri K Pradeep Kumar is the Programme officer of this unit. About 50 Voleenteers were joined first.This unit is under NSS Haripad Clustre
* To work with and among people. * To engage in creative and constructive social action. * To enhance his knowledge of himself and the community through confrontation with reality. * To put his scholarship to practical use in mitigating at least some of the social problems. * To gain skills in the exercise of democratic leadership.
The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge. The NSS volunteers wear it while undertaking any programme of community service. The Konark wheel in the symbol has eight bars which represent the 24 hours of the day. The Red colour in the badge indicates that the NSS volunteers are full of blood. i.e. lively, active energetic and full of high spirit. The Navy Blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of mankind.
NSS was formally launched on 24 September 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes & activities.
The symbol of the NSS is based on the ‘Rath’ wheel of the Konark Sun Temple situated in Orissa. These giant wheels of the Sun Temple portray the cycle of creation, preservation and release, and signify the movement in life across time and space. It stands for community as well as change and implies the continuous striving of National Service Scheme for social transformation & upliftment.
The motto of NSS is ‘NOT Me But You’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings.
Aims of NSS Programmes/Activities
The operational aim of NSS is to integrate the three basic components of the programme. NSS programme should provide a variety of learning experiences which must develop a sense of participation, service and achievement among the volunteers. The activities should aim at the following:-
1.making education more relevant to the present situation to meet the felt needs of the community and supplement the education of the university/college students by bringing them face to face with the rural situation;
2.providing opportunities to the students to play their role in planning and executing development projects which would not only help in creating durable community assets in rural areas and urban slums but also results in the improvement of quality of life of the economically weaker sections of the community;
3.encouraging students and non – students to work together along with the adults in rural areas;
4.developing qualities of leadership by discovering the latent potential among the campers, both students as well as local youth (Rural and Urban), with a view to involving them more intimately in the development programme and also ensuring proper maintenance of the assets created during the camps;
5.emphasizing dignity of labour and self – help and the need for combining physical work with intellectual pursuits;
6.encouraging youth to participate enthusiastically in the process of national development and promote national integration through corporate living and cooperative action.
While undertaking these activities, each NSS unit should envisage its programmes/activities aimed at instilling discipline, building character, promotion of physical fitness and development of culture.
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