The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of
Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary
year, 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 linkage. The cardinal principle of the NSS
programme is that it is organized by the students themselves, and both students and teachers through their combined
participation in community service, get a sense of involvement in the tasks of nation building.
"National Service Scheme" a programme for the development of democratic living in the students and awareness about their
society. It provides a platform to students to work for society and enhance a team-work.