National Service Scheme (NSS)

National Service Scheme popularly known as NSS was launched in Mahatma Gandhi Centenary year 1969 and aimed to developing students personality through community service. The overall objective of National Service is education. This objective is attained through the service to the community. National Service Scheme (NSS) is a permanent youth programme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.


Inspire youth to build their mind and spirit to serve the society


To strive for virtuous human quests.

To create an ideal citizen for emerging India


The overall objective of NSS is Personality Development through the community service.

The broad objectives of NSS are to:

  • iconUnderstand the community in which they work.
  • iconUnderstand themselves in relation to their community.
  • iconIdentify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
  • iconDevelop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  • iconUtilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems.
  • iconDevelop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities.
  • iconGain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  • iconAcquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • iconDevelop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters.
  • iconPractice national integration and social harmony.


The motto or watchword of the NSS is "Not me but you". It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. This express the essence of democratic living and upholds the need of selfless service and appreciation of the other man’s point of view and also consideration for fellow human beings.

The Symbol

The symbol of the National Service Scheme has been based on the Giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple of Orissa, India. These giant wheels of the sun temple portrays the cycles of creation, preservation and release and signify the movement in life across time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun Chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and enlistment.

The NSS Day

NSS was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth Centenary year of Father of Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate program and activities

Composition of the College NSS Advisory Committee

Dr. Sowmya Erappa K


Dr. Raghavendra R

Programme Officer

Mr. Muruli T M

Asst. Program Officer

Dr. Lavanya C P

Lecturer in Kannada

Mr. Gurumurthy Bhat

Lecturer in Commerce

NSS Report

“NSS Activities”

“National Best NSS unit award conferred to Seshadripuram Degree College, Mysore”

International Yoga Day Live Video on 22nd June 2020

State Level Online Workshop For NSS Volunteers- Awareness Against Covid-19