About NSS @ Akal University
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides opportunity to the student youth to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes.The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands-on experience to young students in delivering community service.
The broad objectives of NSS are to:
- 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 harmony.
Akal University has 5 NSS units with a capacity of 500 volunteers. To achieve their objectives, NSS units organize orientation programs, awareness camps, rallies, tree plantation drives, medical camps, first-aid skill programs, and cleanness drives.
The details of the NSS department at Akal university are given below:
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