National Service Scheme

About 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 student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programs.The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students strength increased from 40,000 to over 3.8 million up to the end of March 2018 students in various universities, colleges and Institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programs.

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 color in the badge signifies energy and spirit displayed by the NSS volunteers.

The Blue color signifies the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

Motto :

The motto of National Service Scheme is

Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer :

A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service program would either be a college level or a senior secondary level student. Being an active member these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following :

  • an accomplished social leader
  • an efficient administrator
  • a person who understands human nature

Major Activities :

National Integration Camp (NIC) :

The National Integration Camp (NIC) is organized every year and the duration of each camp is of 7 days with day-night boarding & lodging. These camps are held in different parts of the country. Each camp involves 200 NSS volunteers to undertake the scheduled activities.

Objectives of the National Integration Camp

Make the NSS volunteers aware of the following :

  • Rich cultural diversity of India
  • History of our diversified culture
  • National pride through knowledge about India
  • To integrate the nation through social service

National Service Scheme Award

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India had instituted the National Service Scheme Awards to recognize the voluntary service rendered by NSS volunteers, Program Officers, N.S.S. units and the university/senior secondary council.

These awards were instituted in the year 1993-1994. Since then, these awards are given away every year at various Levels. The details of these awards are as follows :-

Sr.No. Category No. of Awards Value of each award




Rs. 3,00,000/-


Upcoming University


Rs. 2,00,000/-


Program Officer


Rs. 70,000/-


NSS Unit


Rs. 1,00,000/-


NSS Volunteer


Rs. 50,000/-

NSS Reports :-

Sr. No. File Name Download Link
1 NSS Report 2022-23 View/Download
2 NSS Report 2021-22 View/Download
3 NSS Report 2020-21 View/Download
4 NSS Report 2019-20 View/Download
5 NSS Report 2018-19 View/Download

N.S.S. Activities 2021-22

Brief Information About N.S.S. 2014-15

Campus Sanitation Campaign by N.S.S. 2014-15

Detailed information about N.S.S. 2015-16

Campus Sanitation Campaign by N.S.S. volunteers 2015-16

Information About N.S.S. 2016-17

Information Bulletin N.S.S. 2017-18

N.S.S. Info 2018-19

N.S.S. VGC Information 2019-20

Detailed Information N.S.S. VGC 2020-21

N.S.S. VGC Fact File 2021-22

Celebration of Golden Jubilee of Himachal Pradesh 2021-22

Tree Plantation by N.S.S. volunteers 2021-22

Yoga camp by N.S.S at VGC Mandi 2021-22

Dr. Y.P. Sharma presiding over one day 'Yoga Camp' 2021-22

Celebration of 75 years of independence 2022-23

Celebration on NSS Foundation day 2022-23

Voters awareness campaign 2022-23

Gandhi jayanti celebration 2022-23

District level yuva Utsav Programme 2022-23

Nasloh village survey on 15 october 2022 2022-23

Collection of Plastic waste material on 19 october 2022-23

National unity day celebration 2022-23

1St day:NSS 7 days special unit camp 2022-23

2nd day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

3rd day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

4th day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

5th day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

6th day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

7th day: NSS 7 days special camp 2022-23

Celebration of National Humans right day 2022-23

National Integration camp at kurukshetra universit 2022-23

National training camp on leadership and community 2022-23

National Voters day celebration 2022-23

One day cleanliness campaign 2022-23

One day campus beautification camp 2022-23

World bicycle day celebration 2022-23

World environment day celebration 2022-23

International yoga day celebration 2022-23

Martyrs day celebration 2022-23

One day cleanliness camp 2022-23

Celebration of Van-Mahotsav Week 2023-24

2nd time Blood Donation by Volunteer Lucky chauhan 2023-24

NSS Executive Committe Rank Ceremony 2023-24

Tree plantation under "Meri Maati Mera Desh" progr 2023-24

Cloth donation programme after disaster in Mandi D 2023-24

Fund collection for CM Monsoon relief fund 2023-24

Swachhta Ralley in collaboration with Municipal co 2023-24

District level NSS pre-RD Camp organised by NSS Un 2023-24

NSS Foundation Day Celebration 2023-24

Amrit Kalash Yatra 2023-24

District level Yuva utsav celebration in collabora 2023-24

National Unity Day Celebration 2023 2023-24

1st time Blood donation by volunteer Sumit thakur 2023-24

1st time Blood donation by volunteer Manisha Thaku 2023-24

NSS garden formation 2023-24

Volunteers working during formation of NSS Garden 2023-24

Plantation in NSS Garden 2023-24

Volunteers in NSS Mega Camp 2023 2023-24

Volunteers participated in National adventure camp 2023-24

Volunteer Khushi Participated in RDC-2024 camp 2023-24

3 volunteers participated in 27 NYF 2024 2023-24

1St day of NSS 7 days special camp :30/12/2023 2023-24

2nd day of NSS 7 days special camp :31/12/2023 2023-24

3rd day of NSS 7 days special camp 01/12/2023 2023-24

4th day of NSS 7 days special camp 02/12/2023 2023-24

5th day of NSS 7 days special camp 03/12/2023 2023-24

6th day of NSS 7 days special camp 04/12/2023 2023-24