We Are Here to Serve
The vision ,mission and the objectives of the cell is aligned towards instilling discipline ,qualities of leadership , both moral and physical along with courage as a way of shaping young ignited minds to a seek with passion a career in the Indian Armed Forces. Provide students with an understanding of the armed forces protocols and operating procedures before the venture towards the path of National, it also teaches students to appreciate, honour and respect careers in the Indian Armed Forces.
NSS at SPSU
NSS at SPSU is composed of enthusiastic volunteers, has been in existence for more than 14 years and consists of more than 100 active volunteers guided by esteemed professors who have always kept in mind comprehensive and sustainable models for development. Along with the principal aim of community growth, NSS also aims to teach the values of service amongst the students, eventually making them aware and responsible citizens dedicated to improving the country and the world. SPSU is running the one NSS unit which is fully funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
A certificate is awarded to volunteers who complete two years and 240 hours of service within 2 Years. This certificate has national wide recognition. After successfully completed 90 days rigorous military training Dr. D S Chouhan has commissioned as Lieutenant (Rank) by DG NCC under the ministry of defence (MOD), Govt. of India and inducted as Associate NCC Officer to coordinate NCC training at SPSU. Since inception NCC cadets of SPSU are engaged in community services and social welfare activities like Blood Donation camp, No Polythene Campaign, Cleanliness Drive, Tree Plantation etc. NCC cadets of SPSU participated in several camps like Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC), Thal Sanik Camp,Pre- RDC, etc.
Before we understand the NSS in details, you should know the objectives of national service schemes. this slide is showing various objectives of national services scheme. once you join the NSS who are known as the NSS volunteer.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are:
- Understand the community in which people work.
- Understand the relation to their community
- Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve NSS volunteers 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.
After Understanding various objectives of an NSS program. let me tell you about the coverage of NSS program. 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 praised by the community, universities, colleges, and general public as the NSS volunteers have been rendering selfless service to the community.
Once you are a NSS Volunteer, you have to actively participate in two types of Activities.
- Regular Activities
- Special Campaign Program
NSS volunteers generally work in villages, slums and voluntary agencies to complete 120 hours of regular activities during an academic year. As per the fundamental principles of National Service Scheme, a volunteer is expected to remain in constant touch with the community. Hence, it is of vital importance that a particular village/slum is selected for implementation of NSS programmes.
Special Camping Programme
Every year 50 percent of the volunteers of each NSS unit are expected to participate in special camps which is of seven days duration. NSS volunteer is to live with the members of the community during the 7 days Special Camping Programme and learn from their experience during his/her tenure in NSS, the village/slum should be carefully selected for adoption by NSS unit. Special Camping Programme forms an integral part of National Service Scheme. It provides unique opportunities to the students for group living, collective experience sharing and constant interaction with community.
Current Activities of the NSS Cell In Session 2021-22
31st May 2022
The NSS Unit of Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur conducted an oath Taking ceremony to celebrate “WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY” on 31st May 2022. The vital subject of the event was to focus on “SAY NO TO TOBACCO” which witnessed participation of around 55 NSS volunteers and 25 Staff members of the University.The event started with a welcome address by the anchor which was followed by an oath taking ceremony from students and staff members.
The pledge pointed out assurance from students that they won’t consume tobacco in any form such as cigarettes, bidis or gutkas, etc and would also encourage others not to do so. Campus director Mr. Sanjay Sinha conveyed to the students and staff about the side effects and diseases caused by consuming tobacco in any form. Registrar, Proctor, student advisor,Dean SOE and SOM along with NSS program coordinator Mr. Harish Tiwari were present during the event.
Meet the Experts
Mr. Harish Tiwari is the NSS Programme Coordinator of the NSS unit at the Sir Padampat Singhania University. He is Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science & Engineering under School of Engineering at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur.
Advisory Committee of the NSS
- Sanjay Mishra (Registrar) Chairman
- Harish Tiwari (Assistant Professor) Programme Coordinator
- Manish Dadhich (Assistant Professor) Programme Officer
- Amrit Ghosh (Assistant Professor) Programme Officer