N.S.S. (National Service Scheme)

Golden Opportunity, Join N.S.S., Serve Nation!

The National Service Scheme was launched in 1969 with the objective of imparting education through community. service: Although the objective is yet to be realized and it is directly linked with the restructuring of the curriculum in the Universities, the N.S.S. activities have provided sufficient experience to teachers for making it An integral part of the curriculum. The National Service Scheme has since its reception provided through its extra mural .Programme to the Universities and colleges in adopted villages, slums or areas where social service effort have been directed to the benefit of the community and for the educational experience of students and teachers.
The National Service Scheme has been introduced in the College from the session 1985. At present there are 4 units of N.S.S. out of which one unit is assigned for girls. All the students of the College are eligible to join as N.S.S. volunteers.

Objectives:

The N.S.S. aims at the active involvement and participation of students in the community serviced while they undergo studies in the college. The major I objective of N.S.S. are to promote student's social consciousness and provide them the opportunities to devote their leisure to the service of the nation to work among the people to understand through direct experience the realities of social life, to develop a spirit of fellow-feeling and service to the needy to put into use the knowledge and the skills gained in the class room for the practical solution of social problems, to understand and accept the dignity of labour and to inculcate in the students a sense of patriotism, communal harmony and national unity.

Enrolment:

As a rule, students having .genuine interest in social work are selected and enrolled in N.S.S. As the scheme is based on voluntary service the students of all classes are eligible to join. The selection for students enrolment is made by officers in charge of N.S.S.

Programmes:

Programmes will be designed primarily to create permanent community assets like community orchards, tanks, irrigation channels, etc. and' creating an impact on the quality of life of the community.

  • Constructive Work - Building, roads, repairs of roads, renovation and cleaning of tanks, wells, improvement of public places etc.
  • Education-Adult literacy, social education, libraries, book banks.
  • Health-Service to patients in hospitals, environmental sanitation, health service, distribution of medicine, vaccination and inoculation, etc.
  • Socio-economic survey and educational survey.
  • Small savings drive.,
  • Anti-dote programmes and old age pension.
  • Soil testing Plantation:
  • Bana Mohachhab in College, Hostel and" rural villages.
Campaigns:

For eradication of social evils like un touch ability, child marriage, dowry, anti-sanitation, anti-national integration, corruption and to promote, soil testing campaign for agricultural benefits. . Service during emergency: Flood, Famine, Accidents & Epidemics etc.
Student volunteers enrolled into N.S.S. are required to work for 120 'hrs., during the session including their work for 7 hrs. per day in1 0, days special camp which is usually conducted in vacations preferably in rural area .

Programmes for Students:
The Social Service Scheme programmes selected by Chikiti Mahavidyalaya, Chikiti provide the following experience to participating N.S.S. Volunteers.

  • To work with and among people.
  • To bring change in creative and constructive social action.
  • To enhance their knowledge of themselves and community1hrough a confrontation with reality.
  • To put their scholarship to practical use in solving at least of the social problems.
  • To gain skills In the exercise of democratic leadership.
  • To gain skills in programme development and enable them to get self employed.
  • To learn discipline, punctuality and hard work.
  • Pada yatra campaign for motivation.
Incentives to students:
  • Award of merit certificate in recognition of their service at the college level university level and national level.
  • Opportunity to participate in seminars, visit to different rural places to undertake NSS work project or. to see development programmes.
  • To receive training for democratic leadership.
Work:

A student who joins the N.S.S. shall have to put up120 hours of field work out of which 70 hours field work will be done in the camp within the prescribed days.

Motto:
  • Join N.S.S. for self purification and Service to Common folk.
  • Education through Community Service.
  • Service to Man is Service to God.
  • Do work sincerely, no advertisement.

Programme officers:

  • Unit – I : Sri Prakash Behera, Lecturer in Odia
  • Unit – II : Sri Sunil Kumar Panda, Lecturer in IRPM
  • Unit – III : Dr. Sujata Samantaroy, Lecturer in IRPM
  • Unit – IV : Sri Rabindra Maharana, Lecturer in Physics

NSS Advisor Committee :

  • Sri Pradeep Kumar Padhy, Reader in Economics
  • Dr. B. Devraj, Reader in History
  • Dr. Bhabani Prasad Panda, Reader in Physics
  • Sri. Ramanath Sahu, Reader in Political Science
  • Sri Sanatan Gouda, Lecturer in IRPM
  • Sri Sunil Kumar Padhy, Lecturer in Mathematics
  • Sri Sanjaya kumar Panda, Lecturer in Odia