NSS stands for National Service Scheme, which is a special program for the development of the personality of the youth power of our country, which is a regional program run by the Ministry of Sports, Government of India. The students and NSS Volunteers participate in the activities work with the people of the society in the well interest of the society. Students of NSS in our country celebrate NSS Day on 24 September every year for the development of the country. The motto of of NSS is Not Me But You. Lets see NSS Day speech, NSS Day malayalam essay, NSS Day speech malayalam & NSS Day speech for class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 ,10, 11, 12. Happy NSS day 2020 !
NSS Day Speech in English
The National Service Scheme (NSS) was formally launched on 24th September 1969. The Programme was started during the birth centenary year of Mahtma Gandhi, the father of the Nation, who inspired the Indian youth to participate in the movement for Indian Independence and the social upliftment of the downtrodden masses. Every year 24th September is celebrated as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
At Present there are 2.6 million student volunteers serving in 198 Universities, 9117 colleges and 7542 higher secondary schools all over the country.
History of NSS
In India, the idea of involving students in the task of nation building dates back to the times of Mahtma Gandhi. The first duty of the students should be, not to treat their period of study for indulging in intellectual activity, but to prepare themselves for final dedication , in the service of the society.
The University Grants Commission headed by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan recommended the introduction of national service in the academic institution on a voluntary basis with a view to develop healthy contents between the students and teachers on the one hand and establish a constructive link between the campus and the community on the other hand.
In 1958, the then Prime Minister Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru in his letter to the Chief Ministers, mooted the idea of having social service as a pre- requisite for graduation and directed the Ministry of Education to formulate a suitable scheme for the introduction of national service in the academic institutions.
In 1959, a draft outline of the scheme was placed before the Education Minister ‘s conference. The conference unanimously felt the urgent need for a workable scheme of national service to reconstruction of the country.
To realize the objective of the scheme, it was decided to integrate social service with the educational process and led to the appointment of National Service Committee under the leadership of Dr. C.D. Desmukh on August 28, 1959. The Committee recommended that national service for a period of nine months in a year be made compulsory for all students completing high school education and intending to enroll themselves in a college / university.
The Education Commission headed by Dr. D.S. Kothari (1964- 66) recommended that students at all stages of education should be associated with some form of social service. In April 1967, the State Education Ministers Conference recommended that at the University stage, students could be permitted to join the National Cadet Corps (NCC) that was already in existence on a voluntary basis and an alternative could be offered in the form of a new programme called the National Service Scheme (NSS). On September 24, 1969, the then Union Minister Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao launched the NSS Programme.
The NSS aims at the involvement, mainly of undergraduate students, on a voluntary basis, in various activities of social serviced and national development, which, while making a contribution to socio- economic progress, would also provide opportunities to the students to understand and appreciate the problems of the students to understand and appreciate the problems of the communities, awaken social consciousness and inculcate in them the sense of dignity of labour.
Basics of NSS
NSS plays a vital role in academic expansion. The spirit of self- less service is inculcated among the student and NSS Programme Officers through sustained community interactions. It is said that ‘Service to Man is Service to God’ and NSS provides opportunities for preparing the students for commitment in the service of the community and ultimately service to God.
The main objective of NSS is personality development of the students through community services.
The Specific Objectives are :
To provide a variety of learning experience
To develop a sense of participation, service and achievement among the volunteers
To emphasize dignity of labour and self – help and the need for combining physical work and intellectual perspectives
To develop a sense of social and civic responsibility
To develop capacity to meet emergencies and national disaster
To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude
To identify the needs and problems of community and involve them in problem solving process
To practice national integration and social harmony
To encourage students and non- students to work together along with the adults in rural areas.
The Motto or watched word of the NSS is ‘ Not Me But YOU’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self- less service. It emphasizes that the welfare of an individual ultimately leads to the welfare of the society.
The symbol of NSS is based on the ‘Rath’ wheel of the Konark Sun temple of Orissa. The wheels represent the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signify the movement in life across time and space. It also implies the continuous striving of volunteers for the social transformation and upliftment.
The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge. The NSS volunteers wear it while undertaking various programmes of community service. The right bars of the Konark Wheel represent 24 hours of the day. The red colour indicates that the volunteers are full of blood i.e., lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour stands for the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its for the welfare of the mankind.
Composition of NSS Unit
One NSS unit consists of 100 student volunteers led by a teacher In-Charge called “NSS Programme Officer”
NSS attempts to establish meaningful linkages between
Campus and Community
College and Villages
Knowledge and action
Fourteen Training and Orientation Center (TOC)
Four Training Orientation & Research Centers (TORC)
Liaison and coordination
Each state has a liaison cell to monitor NSS programme in the state. Ministry o Youth Affairs has 15 Regional Center to guide and help the states and universities in NSS programme implementation.
Joint funding by the centre and the states in the ratio
Full funding by centre for union territories and J& K state
NSS activities have been divided into two major groups. These are regular activities and special camping programme.
(1) Regular Activities
NSS volunteers undertake various activities in adopted villages and in college campus for community service , during weekends or after college hours. Each volunteer should take part in regular activities for 120 hours per year. Regular activities are grouped under following three major heads.
a)Orientation : Each student who joins NSS has to undergo an orientation in NSS programme for 30 hours to get basic knowledge about the history and growth of NSS programme, aims, objectives and other basic concepts of NSS. During the orientation. They also develop programme skills, which are essential for community work and completion of NSS duties. The orientation can be done through lectures, discussions, field visits and Audio- visual aids.
b) Campus Work : The NSS Volunteers may be involved in the projects undertaken for the benefit of the institution and students concerned. Such project cover development of playground. Maintenance of gardens, tree plantation in the college premises, awareness prgorammes on drug abuse. AIDS, health , population education etc. the purpose of the campus projects is to motivate the volunteers for manual work and instill dignity of labour. The NSS Volunteers may work on campus projects for not exceeding 20 hours in a year.
c) Community Service outside the College Campus : Since NSS has made efforts to link the campus with the community. the remaining 70 hours has to be utilized for community service on the projects, in adopted villages independently or in collaboration, with voluntary organizations.
2) Special Camping Programme
Special camping forms an integral part of NSS. It has special appeal to the youth as it provides unique opportunities to the students for group- living, collective experience sharing and constant integration with community. the camp provides an opportunity to live and work together harmoniously with groups of students drawn from different areas, different castes, social religious, and language groups. It provides an experience in mutual adjustment and adaption to new, changing and challenging situation. It helps in developing student’s qualities like character, courage, confidence, comradeship, decision –making, democratic attitudes, resourcefulness, objectivity and leadership.
Themes of Special Camps
A Camp of 10day duration is conducted every year in an adopted village /slum on specific them given by the ministry.
Sl. No Year Themes
1 2 3
1973-74 Youth Against Famine
1974-75 Youth Against Dirt & Disease
1975-76 1)Youth Against Dirt & Disease
2) Youth for forestation & tree Plantation
1976-77 to 1980-81 Youth for Rural Reconstruction
5 1981-82 to 1982-83 Youth for Eco- Development Youth for Rural Reconstruction
1983-84 to 198788 Youth for Eco- Development Youth for Rural reconstruction Youth for Better Environment
1988-89 Youth for Development
1989-90 to 1992-93 Youth for Mass Programme on Functional Literacy
1993-94 to 1994-95 Youth for National Integration
1995-96 to 1998-99 Youth for Sustainable Development
1999-00 Youth for Healthy Society
200-01 to 2001-02 Youth for Greenery
2002-03 Youth for Water Resource Management
2003-04 Youth for Cleanliness
2004-05 to 2005-06 Youth for Recharging Water Resources
2006-07 Healthy Youth for Healthy India
NSS launched a sensitization campaign on AIDS awareness popularly known as “Universities Talk AIDS” (UTA) in collaboration with Ministry of Healthy & Family Welfare in all 174 universities all over & country.
Seventeen Lifestyle Education Centers have been established to orient youth towards Planned Parenthood and healthy life style.
More than 7,000 NSS Programme Officers and 55,000 Peer Educators have been trained on AIDS Education
5,820 colleges of higher learning and +2 level institutions have been declared AIDS Aware with more than 5.6 million student population.
WHO headquarters. Geneva has termed UTA as an innovative educational Intervention. A National level quarterly Newsletter “ YOUTOPIA” is also published regularly.
NSS is striving to make NSS the third dimension of higher education. NSS is working for integrated development of adopted villages and slums through its regular and special camping programmes. This will develop youth to make the fruits of education and technology reaches the weaker sections of the society.
NSS Speech in Malayalam
ഭാരത സർക്കാരിന്റെ മേൽനോട്ടത്തിൽ പ്രവർത്തിക്കുന്ന ഒരു സംഘടനയാണ് നാഷണൽ സർവ്വീസ് സ്കീം. 1969-ൽ ആണ് ഇത് ആരംഭിച്ചത്. വിദ്യാർത്ഥികളുടേയും യുവജനങ്ങളുടേയും ഇടയിൽ സമൂഹത്തിനോടുള്ള സേവനസന്നദ്ധതാമനോഭാവം വളർത്താൻ ഉദ്ദേശിച്ചാണ് ഈ സംഘടന സ്ഥാപിതമായത്. “നോട്ട് മീ ബട്ട് യൂ” എന്നതാണ് എൻ.എസ്.എസിന്റെ ആപ്തവാക്യം. എല്ലാ വർഷവും സെപ്റ്റംബർ 24 ആണ് എൻ.എസ്.എസ്. ദിനമായി ആചരിക്കുന്നത്.എൻഎസ്എസ് ഒരു സന്നദ്ധ പദ്ധതിയാണ്. എൻഎസ്എസ് പദ്ധതി 11-ാം ക്ലാസ് മുതൽ ആരംഭിക്കുന്നു. കോളേജ് തലത്തിൽ എൻഎസ്എസ് വോളന്റിയർമാരെ ഒന്നും രണ്ടും വർഷ ഡിഗ്രി ക്ലാസ് വിദ്യാർത്ഥികളിൽ നിന്ന് ചേർക്കും. ഇന്ത്യൻ സർവ്വകലാശാലകളിൽ പഠിക്കുന്ന വിദേശ രാജ്യങ്ങളിൽ നിന്നുള്ള വിദ്യാർത്ഥികൾക്കും എൻഎസ്എസിൽ ചേരാനാകും, അങ്ങനെ അവർക്ക് ദേശീയ പുനർനിർമ്മാണത്തിന്റെയും കമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി പ്രവർത്തനത്തിന്റെയും അനുഭവങ്ങൾ പങ്കിടാം. എൻസിസി കേഡറ്റുകളെ എൻഎസ്എസിൽ ചേരാൻ അനുവദിക്കില്ല. അതുപോലെ എൻഎസ്എസ് സന്നദ്ധപ്രവർത്തകർ എൻഎസ്എസിൽ ഉള്ളിടത്തോളം എൻസിസിയിലോ മറ്റേതെങ്കിലും യുവജന സംഘടനയിലോ പങ്കെടുക്കില്ല.
ഒരു എൻഎസ്എസ് സന്നദ്ധപ്രവർത്തകന് രണ്ട് വർഷ കാലയളവിൽ ആകെ 240 മണിക്കൂർ സാമൂഹിക സേവനം ചെലവഴിക്കേണ്ടതുണ്ട്. എല്ലാ വർഷവും ഒരു എൻഎസ്എസ് സന്നദ്ധപ്രവർത്തകൻ 20 മണിക്കൂർ നീക്കിവയ്ക്കണം. ഓറിയന്റേഷനും 100 മണിക്കൂറും കമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി സേവനത്തിന്റെ.
എൻഎസ്എസ് സന്നദ്ധപ്രവർത്തകനായി ചേരുന്നതിന്, നിങ്ങളുടെ സ്കൂളിന്റെ / കോളേജിന്റെ എൻഎസ്എസ് പ്രോഗ്രാം ഓഫീസറുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെടുക. എൻഎസ്എസിൽ പ്രവേശനം സൗജന്യമാണ്.
ആവശ്യമായ സേവന സമയം വിജയകരമായി പൂർത്തിയാക്കിയ എൻഎസ്എസ് വോളന്റിയർമാർക്ക് ഒരു സർട്ടിഫിക്കറ്റ് നൽകും. സ്ഥാപനങ്ങൾ / സർവ്വകലാശാല തീരുമാനിച്ച പ്രകാരം എൻഎസ്എസ് സന്നദ്ധപ്രവർത്തകർക്ക് ഉന്നതപഠനത്തിലും മറ്റ് ആനുകൂല്യങ്ങളിലും പ്രവേശന സമയത്ത് കുറച്ച് വെയിറ്റേജ് ലഭിക്കും
NSS Speech in Telugu
The Indian youth is accused of being impatient, indisciplined, disrespectful to the elders and irresponsible towards society and authority. It was felt that to curb these tendencies the youth required to be motivated in nation-building activities and made responsive to the social concerns.
For this purpose, National Service Scheme (NSS) was introduced in 1969. Its main aim was to involve the students of the colleges and +2 level on voluntary and selective basis in programmes of social services and developmental activities. Gradually it was adopted by all the states and union territories. Today it covers more than 5000 colleges all over the country. Under this scheme, rural and slum reconstruction, repair of roads, school buildings, ponds, tanks, plantation of trees, environment protection, health and family planning and education of adults and women are undertaken. The NSS students aid local authorities in implementing various relief and rehabilitation schemes. In the times of natural calamities like famines, floods, droughts, epidemics and earthquakes volunteers helped by NSS students play a very positive and constructive role. It instills in them the spirit of social service and the sense of responsibility.
The tribal youth are given vocational training under a special scheme to enable them to become self-employed. Then, there are youth hostels set up all over the country to provide cheap accommodation to the youth to inspire them into undertaking educational tours and excursions to visit the cultural and historic sites to revisit our glorious past. 446 Nehru Yuvak Kendras strewn around the country provide vocational training to non-student rural youth and improve their personality. ‘Bharat Scouts and Guides’ and ‘All India Boy Scouts Association’ are teaching Indian youth the importance of loyalty and goodwill for others under International scouting and guiding movement.
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