NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME
The National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit was established in the U.P. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go- Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura – 281001 (U.P.) on December, 2018. The unit will help to awaken the social consciousness of the students and provide them with an opportunity to engage with people around the campus constructively and to impart public social responsibility. The motto of NSS is “NOT ME BUT YOU”, which expresses the essence of democratic living, upholds the need for selfless service and volunteerism and underlines that individual welfare is dependent on the welfare of the society as whole.
The overall aim of National Service Scheme as envisaged earlier, is to give an extension dimension to the higher education system and orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institution.
- 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 process;
- Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
- Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution 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 attitude;
- Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
- Practice national integration and social
The motto or watchword of the National Service Scheme 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. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. Therefore, it should be the aim of the NSS to demonstrate this motto in its day- to-day programme.
The symbol of the National Service Scheme, as appearing on the cover page of this Manual 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. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun-chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and upliftment.
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. Hence, the badge reminds the wearer to be in readiness for service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours. 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 the mankind.
NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
The lists of activities carried out by the NSS unit are as follows
|S. No.||Name of the Activity and its details||Volunteer Participated|
|1.||Awareness Campaign by Poster Presentation in 22 July, 219||45|
|2.||Tree Plantation Drive held on 15th August, 2019||48|
|3.||Swachhata Abhiyan, 22nd August, 2019||48|
|4.||Awareness Campaign on Rashtriya Poshan Maah, 20th September, 2019||45|
|5.||Plastic Mukt Abhiyan, 02nd October, 2019||46|
|6.||Signature Campaign, 02nd October, 2019||48|
|7.||Constitution Day held at DUVASU, Mathura on 26th November||48|
|8.||Drawing competition and awareness about Constitution Day held at DUVASU, Mathura on 26th November||50|
|9.||Awareness programme in Primary school about Milk held at DUVASU, Mathura on 26th November||50|
|10.||National Milk Day Celebration held at DUVASU, Mathura on 26th November||50|
|11.||Collection and distribution of old warm cloths held at DUVASU, Mathura on 06th December||50|
|Dr. Amit Singh