“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”— Mahatma Gandhi
National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS was launched in Gandhiji’s Birth Centenary Year 1969, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India. DAV College has been committed to this cause as since 1971, four units of NSS, each consist of 100 volunteers have been working.
The Motto of NSS is- “Not Me But You”. It reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service.
The volunteers are enrolled on the basis of FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis. They are led by Teacher Incharge called Programme Officer. So far 52 programme officers have rendered their services in this department. The present Programme Officers are
Students are required to put in 120 hours of work per year including a seven day special N.S.S. Camp. Duration of this camp is minimum 2 years. After completing the service of two years volunteers get the university certificate.
Approach: N.S.S. attempts to establish meaningful linkages between:
Present Thrust Area: Present Thrust area is “Healthy mind, Healthy Youth and Healthy India”.