Mr. Rajib Rudra Tariang, Programme Officer, NSS Digboi College Unit, Digboi Collge, Digboi.
National Service Scheme (NSS) is a social organization of an education institution across India to help and promote community which are in need from backward to develop them as far as possible. It aims to imprint social welfare responsibility in students, through community services and thereby helps in building their personalities.
NSS volunteers are motivated and also trained how to work for nature conservation, first aids to the disasters for both man-made or natural, providing blood donation to the needy ones, organizing blood donation camps, visiting the flood effected areas and lending in hands for providing flood relief materials, tree plantation to save the mother earth, health and hygiene, menstrual health, swachhata measures, POCSO Act, antitobacco campaigned, road safety measures, school education programme etc. During a special camp for 7-10 days in a village community, a volunteer learns how develop a village despite a scarcity of resources, develop sense of social responsibility and value of education.
We are proud that that two NSS volunteers Mr. Jyotishman Moran and Amit Biswakarma of Digboi College have been awarded as Best NSS Volunteers for the session 2018-19 and 2019-20 by the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India for their outstanding work towards humanity in a village in all aspects. Similarly, a few more awards from State Level and University level have been also bag prestigious awards by NSS Digboi College recently. The student volunteers have come forward to upgrade the under-developed community and thereby the sense of humanity, dignity, positive mindset is been developed in the young minds which contribute the growth of the Nation largely.
I am pleased to say that the NSS volunteers have contributed the growth of the nation in the past, present and will in the future. Digboi College’s NSS Unit is more than 52 years old and its establishment year is 1969 with 75 NSS Volunteers then, who have transformed many villagers and villages into self-responsibility and values of the nations.