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 students 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.

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.

NSS Day:NSS was formally launched on 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary year of the Fatherof the Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day withappropriate programmes and activities.

KERALA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES sanctioned new Self Financing NSS units from 01.08.2022 -NSS Regional Directorate- Administrative Order – Issued.Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam also acknowledged with Reg no: NSS/SFU/KUHS/ ERM/7. In our institution, NSS Unit will function under Self Financing Mode.


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