National Service Scheme

About National Service Scheme (NSS)

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 of   11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various Government led community service activities & programmes. The primary objective of developing the personality and character of the student youth through voluntary community service. ‘Education through Service’ is the purpose of the NSS. NSS was launched in 1969 in 37 Universities involving about 40,000 volunteers which has now spread over 657 Universities and 51 +2 Councils/Directorates, covering 20,669 Colleges/ Technical Institutions and 11,988 Senior Secondary School. Since inception , over 7.4 crore students have benefitted from NSS.

The NSS Badge Proud to Serve the Nation:

All the youth volunteers who opt to serve the nation through the NSS led community service wear the NSS badge with pride and a sense of responsibility towards helping needy. The Konark wheel in the NSS badge having 8 bars signifies the 24 hours of a the day, reminding the wearer to be ready for the service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours. Red colour in the badge signifies energy and spirit displayed by the NSS volunteers. The Blue colour signifies the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.


The motto of National Service Scheme is NOT ME BUT YOU

Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer:

A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service programme would either be a college level or a senior secondary level student. Being an active member these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following:

  • - an accomplished social leader
  • - an efficient administrator 
  • - a person who understands human nature                   

Major Activities  

National Integration Camp (NIC):  

The National Integration Camp (NIC) is organized every year and the duration of each camp is of 7 days with day-night boarding & lodging. These camps are held in different parts of the country. Each camp involves 200 NSS volunteers to undertake the scheduled activities.

Objectives of the National Integration Camp

Make the NSS volunteers aware of the following:

  • - Rich cultural diversity of India
  • - History of our diversified culture
  • - National pride through knowledge about India
  • - To integrate the nation through social service

Blood Donation camp And My river my valentine.



Makar Sankranti program at the Janseva Foundation Orphanage

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of our Founder Chancellor Hon. Dr. Patangraoji Kadam & Pro Vice-Chancellor,BVDU & Secretary,BV, Hon.Dr. Vishwajeet Kadam; BVDUIHMC, Pune organized a Makar Sankranti program at the Janseva Foundation Orphanage located in Bhilarewadi, Pune on 15/01/2024. Students organized drawing and kite-flying competitions for the Janseva Foundation children. 60 children from ages 2 to 10 participated in the drawing competition. 30 children aged 10 to 15 participated in the kite flying competition. The event concluded with prize distribution. Volunteers celebrated Makar Sankranti by distributing Til Gul to all.