National Service Scheme (NSS)

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 of 1969. Aimed at developing student’s personality through community service like Women and Child development, literacy related work, environmental protection, de-addiction campaign, health and sanitation, assistance to people suffering during emergency or natural disaster etc., NSS is a voluntary association of young people in colleges, universities and at +2 level working for a campus-community especially Villages linkage. The NSS Unit of MCU started in the year 2019. At present there are 82 students of the University registered in this scheme. The NSS Unit of MCU spearheads crucial initiatives amidst the pandemic, instilling Covid awareness, promoting social distancing, and advocating mask-wearing. Simultaneously, they organize regular blood donation drives, reinforcing the ethos of altruism and community service. Their flagship event, the NSS 7-day residential camp fosters holistic development through teamwork and leadership activities. Complementing these efforts, the unit aligns with the NEP by offering the Generic elective subject, empowering students with a deeper understanding of societal issues and nurturing their ability to effect positive change in their communities.

NSS Program Coordinator:
Dr. Gajendra Singh Awasya