National Service Scheme, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India, popularly known as NSS was launched in Gandhiji’s Birth Centenary Year 1969, in 37 Universities involving 40,000 students with primary focus on the development of personality of students through community service. Today, NSS has more than 3.2 million student volunteers on its roll spread over 298 Universities and 42 (+2) Senior Secondary Councils and Directorate of Vocational Education all over the country. From its inception, more than 3.75 crores students from Universities, Colleges and Institutions of higher learning have benefited from the NSS activities, as student volunteers.
Program Objectives :–
- Understand themselves, identify needs and problems along with their solutions in relation to the community in which they work.
- Develop competence required for group living among themselves along with sense of social and sharing of civic responsibility.
- Acquire leadership qualities, democratic attitudes, capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters by developing national integration and social harmony.
- The Engineer and Society: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions for societal development by applying ethical principles to assess health, safety, legal and cultural issues.
- Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams in multidisciplinary environments by demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles.
- Life –Long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life – long learning in the broadest context of societal change and to communicate effectively with the society at large.
The Motto of NSS “Not Me But You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration to ‘/other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrine in this motto, which underlines/on the belief that the welfare .of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.
LIST OF COORDINATORS FOR NSS FOR THE SESSION 2017 – 18
|Sr. No.||Name of Faculty||Department||Contact No.||Email Id||Role|
|1||Prof. Prafull M. Tarwatkar||Electricalfirstname.lastname@example.org||Program Officer|
|2||Prof. N. Desai||Electricalemail@example.com||Dept. Coordinator|
|3||Prof. Anthony Augustine||Mechanicalfirstname.lastname@example.org||Dept. Coordinator|
|4||Prof. Kanchan Wagh||Electronics & Telecommunicationemail@example.com||Dept. Coordinator|
|5||Prof. Priya Parkhi||Computerfirstname.lastname@example.org||Dept. Coordinator|
|6||Prof. Prajakta Bodakhe||Information Technologyemail@example.com||Dept. Coordinator|
|7||Prof. Ashlesha Ingole Nagpure||BSH & Sportsfirstname.lastname@example.org||Institute Level Coordinator|