National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS is an extension dimension to the higher education system to orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institutions
The NSS Volunteers are trained to:
To understand the community in which they work
To understand themselves in relation to their community
To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
To utilise their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems
To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
To gain skills in mobilising community participation
To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude and to practice national integration and social harmony.