National service scheme (NSS) is a central sector scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of youth affairs & sports. It produces opportunity to the student youth to take part in various government led community services and program. With this organization the students are able to build their character, maintain discipline, create leadership and become a person who understand human nature
The Motto of NSS "Not Me But You", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students development & appreciation to other person's point of view and also show consideration towards other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is a good doctrine in this motto, which underlines on the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society as a whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are
The logo for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world famous Konark Sun Temple (The Black Pagoda) situated in Orissa, India. The Red & Blue colors contained in the logo motivate the NSS Volunteers to be active & energetic for the nation-building social activities. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release and signifies the movement in life across time and space, The wheel thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change.
NSS unit of KMCT college of engineering in one of the well –known NSS units in kerala. The unit had started its activities during the year 2012. From the beginning itself the unit took up various social commitment programs. The programs include Feeding the hunger, Blood donation, palliative care, Water conservation project, restoration and renovation of government assets. Volunteers participate in various national level NSS camps,Forest camps,etc