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GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE PALA

Kanattupara,Pala P.O,Kottayam District-686575

Department of Technical Education Kerala

Phone : 04822200802

Email : gptcpala@yahoo.com

....NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME

........ ...(TECHNICAL CELL)

PROGRAM OFFICER

UNIT NO

: RONIYA ABRAHAM

: 111

  • The National Service Scheme is primarily stands for channalising the students youth for building the nation. The youth in all ages has been in the vanguard of progress and social change, thirst for freedom, impatience for quicker pace of progress and a passion for innovation, coupled with idealism and creative fervour, saw the youth in the forefront of the freedom struggle in our own land. If our youth was inspired by the call of the Father of the Nation in the first half of this century, the youth of today faces the challenge of economic development and technological progress with social justice.
  • The operational aim of NSS is to integrate the three basic components of the programme. NSS programme should provide a variety of learning experiences which must develop a sense of participation, service and achievement among the volunteers. 
  • National Service Scheme has two types of programmes – Regular Activities and Special Camping Programmes. Students enrolled as NSS Volunteers are expected to work in the scheme for a period of two years and also participate in Special Camping Programmes of 7 days duration. 
    NSS volunteer undertake various activities in campus adopted, villages and slums for community service. Duration of these service is 120 hours ie. 20 hours for orientation of NSS volunteers, 30 hours for campus work and 70 hours for community service. In regular NSS programmes students undertake various activities in the college campuses, adopted villages, cities and slums during weekends. Adoption of a village or an area is a meaningful programme in NSS.