About the Scheme
Ever since independence there has been growing awareness of the desirability of involving students in national service. The First Education Commission (1950) recommended the introduction of national service by students on a voluntary basis. Subsequently on the basis of suggestion made by the then Prime Minister Pt. Nehru, a committee was appointed under the chairmanship of Dr. C.D. Deshmukh to prepare a scheme for compulsory national service by students prior to their admission for degree courses. Prof. K.G. Saiyidain who undertook a study of national service by youth in several countries, recommended that national service may be introduced on a voluntary basis. A similar recommendation was made by the Education Commission appointed under the Chairmanship of Dr. D.S. Kothari. Read more...
For any country to prosper, it is essential that its youth should be oriented in the right direction and be in the best state. With every passing day, our moral values are suffering erosion. On one side, the evils of dowry, foeticide, drug addiction and crime are degrading the society; on the other, our environment is degenerating on account of various kinds of pollution. The situation is a big challenge to the capabilities of our best experts, who are trying hard to fight it out. Read more...
(Dr. Jaspal Singh)
If there is, outside the sphere of conventional education, any mode of education that teaches the greatest and singular lesson of humanity, it can be found in the motto of the NSS. The NSS is a scheme that stands on a real solid ground: it is neither empty oration, nor politicking. Read more...
(Dr. Paramvir Singh)