National Service Scheme (NSS)
राष्ट्रीय सेवा योजना

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored flagship for 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.The idea of creating social responsibilities among the students and youth was originated by Mahatma, during the period to National Liberation Movements. In JES College Jalna, it was started in academic year 1971-72. “First duty of student should be not to threat the periods of study as one of the opportunities for indulgence in intellectual and luxury but for preparing themselves for dedication in service and by that to uplift the life of villagers to a higher material and moral level.” .....Mahatma Gandhi.Aimed at developing student's personality through community service,
Aim and Objective
The NSS is part of our academic, social and personal life as it is the third dimension of education.
It allows the students to actively contribute their services for the cause of community and the nation, thus helping them develop their personality.
Service and attain the traits of a leader of the nation. As such the NSS is the right platform, where the student- youth of the nation may get to involve with real-life social activities, and thereby become responsible citizen of India.
About the NSS:
The National Service Scheme (NSS) had its birth on September 24, 1969, during the Gandhi centenary year. The scheme was first launched in 37 Universities comprising 40,000 students.  Today the NSS has become the largest Government organization of students in the country comprising members from the +2 level to the college and university level. The strength of volunteers has now increased to more than 30 lakhs, which makes the NSS one of the largest student forces in the world. The NSS has good relations with different government agencies and non-government organizations in implementing its programmes for building up community assets, helping the underprivileged people through education and social services. The NSS is useful not only for the development of the students' personality, but it also helps promote the unity and integrity of the nation by bringing together young people from diverse geographical and socio-cultural backgrounds. The National Service Scheme (NSS) started functioning at JES College, Jalna, since 1971-72 and the performance of this scheme is highly satisfactory.  More than three hundred recorded student volunteers are working on various activities in regular and special camping programmes under the supervision of the programme officers and programme coordinator.  The objective of the NSS is “development of the personality of students through community service.”