NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (N.S.S.)

Motto : Not Me But You

Aim:``Education through community service``

NSS officer PROF.Harsha Prabhu

National Service Scheme is a generous and value based programme for and of the youth. It is a programme for bringing into reality the dream of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi that the young generation of the country should become its great citizens and participate in the nation building activity thorough participation in rural development.
N.S.S. aims to develop the overall personality of the students by supplementing traditional education with opportunity to involve them closely in community service. It promotes ideals of friendship, co-operation, selfless service, secularism, equality, patriotism, and national integration.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :
• To make the volunteers understand the ground reality about the community in which they work.
• To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving.
• To develop among themselves, a sense of social and civic responsibility.
• To utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems.
• To develop competencies required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities.
• To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes.
• To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters.
• To practice national integration and social harmony.
Our College NSS unit has a permitted strength of 100 volunteers. It has adequate representation for SCs STs, Minorities as per university guidelines.
The unit is headed by one programme officer Prof. Harsha Prabhu and assisted by co-programme officer.
** Regular Activities: National Days’ Celebration.
** Meeting with the blood requirements of the needy, welfare of women, children, aged and disabled outside the campus.
Inculcating value system among students and accordingly Orientation of NSS volunteers
The NSS Unit arranged the blood donation for a noble cause. The details are

S.No. Dates of Blood Donation Camps In association with No. of Students who donated the blood
  1 11/01/2005 Shimoga Mid-Town Rotary International 113
  2 19/09/2006 Shimoga Mid-Town Rotary Internationa 108
  3 06/02/2008 Shimoga Mid-Town Rotary Internationa 94
  4 19/02/2009 Kadave Abhudhaya  Samsthe , Shripad Hegde Kadve Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital Sirsi, and Cancer Hospital  Hubli 53
5 01/03/2012 Pandit General Hospital Sirsi and IMA Life Line Blood Bank, Sirsi
60
6 14/10/2015 M.ES COLLEGE OF COMMERCE AND IMA Life Line Blood Bank, Sirsi 47
7 23/03/2017 Health camp in Association with IMA, Sirsi

In the last one decade of NSS unit of the college, nine special camps and six blood donation camps in association and tie up with service organisations were held. More than 400 NSS volunteers donated blood voluntarily

From 1 June 2015, Shri Harsha Prabhu, Lecturer, took over the mantle of the college NSS unit from Prof. Sudhir shanbhag , who served as programme co- ordinator for the last three years.

CAMP DETAILS
YEAR PLACE Camp date
2011 -2012 Kolgibeas 23-02-2012 to 29-02-2012
2012-2013 Melin Onikere 21-02-2013 to 27-02-2013
2013-2014 Herur 07-02-2013 to 13-02-2014
2014-2015 Bakkal 24-02-2015 to 13-02-2015
2015-2016 Manjuguni 14- 03-2016 to 20-03-2016
2016 -2017
2017-2018