The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth affairs and Sports of Govt. of India. It provides opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Postgraduate at colleges and University level of India 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.
Mandsaur University was granted one unit of NSS which is fully funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. NSS at MU is composed of more than 100 active volunteers guided by esteemed professors who have always kept in mind comprehensive and sustainable models for development. Along with the principal aim of community growth, NSS also aims to teach the values of service amongst the students, eventually making them aware and responsible citizens dedicated to improving the country and the world. NSS at MU prepare students for final dedication in the service of those who provided the sinews of the nation with the national goods & services so essential to society. NSS Units of MU conduct several programs related to awareness, literacy, health, cleanliness, lifestyle etc. in the campus, nearby regions and adopted villages which benefit the students as well as community for societal development.
The main objectives of NSS are:
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 student’s development & appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration towards other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is a good doctrine in this motto, which underlines on the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society as a whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.
The logo 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 Red & Blue colors contained in the logo motivate the NSS Volunteers to be active & energetic for the nation-building social activities. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space, The wheel thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.
The NSS Volunteers have to actively participate in two types of Activities-
|1.||Prof. Ashish Parikh||Registrar||Chairman|
|2.||Dr. Shekhar Jain||Associate Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences||Program officer|
|3.||Ms. Teena Yadav||Assistant Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences||Secretary|
|4.||Mr. Dayashankar Singh||Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture||Member|
|5.||Mr. Hariom Patidar||Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy||Member|
|S.No.||Name of student||Program||Position|
|1.||Mr. Umesh Dangi||B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture||President|
|2.||Mr. Aman Singh||B. Pharma||Vice President|
|3.||Mr. Pratik Sharma||B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology||Secretary|
|4.||Mr. Goransh Tiwari||BCA (SACS)||Coordinator|
|5.||Mr. Bharat Choudhary||BBA||Coordinator|
|6.||Mr. Shivam Rathore||B. Pharma||Coordinator|