NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (N.S.S.)NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (N.S.S.)
The National Service Scheme has been introduced from the session 1974-75 in Salipur College, Salipur.
1. OBJECTIVES OF THE N.S.S. :
The over all objective of the N.S.S. is "Service to the Community” offered while undergoing instruction in an Educational institution. It is sought to arouse the social conscience of students and provide them with the opportunity to work with people around the educational campus creatively and constructively and to put the Education they receive to concrete social use. its motto is "NOT ME, BUT YOU"
2. THE NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME COMMITTEE :
It consists of the Principal as the Chairman, the Senior N.S.S. Officer as the Secretary, other N.S.S. Officers and lecturer volunteers interested in Social Service and the student representatives who are the leaders of the student teams working on different projects. It will serve as the policy determining and project approving body.
3. FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMITTEE :
The committee is the Chief Policy- Determining and Programme approving body of all N.S.S. activities in the College.
4. ENROLLMENT :
a) There are Two Gents units and one girl unit and consisting of 50 volunteers each desirous students may apply to the Principal on or before a stipulated date in a prescribed application form there after a selection will be done by "The National Service Scheme Committee" for enrolment, application forms can be had from N.S.S. Office N.S.S.is an alternative to N.C.C.
b) In view of the fact, that the programme has to develop from below,it is necessary that for every 50 students there should be one lecturer to be designated as "Programme Officer N.S.S." He/she should be asserted by 4 senior students to be designated as "Programme Assistants." Clerical assistance and Store-keeping should be related to the actual requirements out of funds available to the College.
5. ACTIVITY :
An N.S.S. student volunteer must have to work atleast for 120 hours in a year out of which 20 hours can be used on the first year for "Orientation Programme" in the following manner.
General Orientation ... 2 hours
Specific Orientation ... 8 hours
Programme skill learning ... 10 hours
Total = ... 20 hours
6. CAMPS :
There are integral and important constituent elements of Programme Camps which may be held weekly or for the duration of 10 days during vacations and holidays. The camps may be of Inter Collegewise, Inter University, Statewise of Inter statewise. In addition to Collegewise camps in rural areas which are bound to be greater in number, a few special camps may be arranged University wise and statewise for specific purpose. 50% of the student volunteers may be selected to attend camps. Their expenses in the camp will be met by the funds available from the university.
7. DISCIPLINE :
It is must for all the student - volunteers while in fieldwork, in camp or in College to abide by the lawful instruction of the Programme officer N.S.S. Breach of discipline will be seriously dealt with.
8. FUNDS :
University gives substantial grants towards this maintaining in an atmosphere of learning in the Campus through exchange of idea and intellectual discussions which will urge and inspire the teachers and the taught alike to divert their attention from the current craze for information to pursuit of knowledge.