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National Service Scheme

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji’s Centenary year in 1969. Aimed at developing student’s personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Colleges, Universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community (esp. Villages) linkage.


  • Understand the community in which they work,
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community,
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving,
  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility,
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems,
  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities,
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation,
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes,
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters,
  • Practice national integration and social harmony.
Name Designation Position
Narayan Medhi Principal Chairman
Washemuz Zaman Assistant Professor & Head, Geography Programme Officer
Monoranjan Roy Prodhani Assistant Professor of Philosophy Member
Dr. Swapna Hazarika Assistant Professor of Assamese Member
Dipika Mazumder Assistant Professor of Philosophy Member
Khanindra Nath Library Assistant Member
General Secretary Students’ Union Body Member