About NSS In KGRCET:
The National Service Scheme (NSS) was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year, 1969, it is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. The main aim of conducting National Service Scheme program in KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology (KGRCET) is to create Personality Development through Community Service. This program is to motivate and encourage, the social welfare thoughts in the students and to provide service to the society without any prejudice. Nearly 150 dedicated volunteers from first and senior students are involved in NSS Activities.
NSS VISSION & MISSION:
The main objectives of NSS are
- To understand the community in which they work
- To develop student’s personality through community service, by motivating and encouraging, the social welfare thoughts in the students and to provide service to the society without any prejudice.
- To make campus-community linkage by serving the communities in various accepts
- To make the students, social and environmental conscious and also impart human values in students.
- To improve the ideology of the students in sustainable developing of the nation
- Practice national integration and social harmony
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 for fellow human 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.
The symbol for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (The Black Pagoda) situated in Orissa, India. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space. The symbol thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.
The NSS Symbol is embossed on the badge. The eight bars in the wheel represent the 24 hours of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of young blood that is lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.
NSS was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
During Silver Jubilee Year the NSS theme song has been composed. All NSS volunteers are expected to learn the theme song and sing the song during NSS events.