National Service Scheme (NSS) of Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Erode is a permanent youth Programme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and funded by Government of Tamil Nadu and Government of India. It aims at developing student’s personality through community service.
To understand community in which they work;
To understand themselves in relation to their community;
To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibilities;
To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems;
To develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities:
To gain skills in mobilizing community participation;
To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude;
To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters; and
To practice national integration and social harmony.
The students will
Compare themselves in relation to their community and develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems
Develop leadership qualities in working environment and during the time of emergency
The Motto of NSS "NOT ME BUT YOU", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. 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 symbol of the National Service Scheme is “Rath’ Wheel of the Konark Sun Temple of Orissa. These giant wheels of the sun temple portray the cycles of creation, preservation and release and signify the movement in life across time and time and space. The design of the symbol, a simplified form of the Sun Chariot wheel primarily depicts movement. The wheel signifies the progressive cycle of life. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social transformation and enlistment.
The NSS logo is embossed on the badge of NSS. The eight bars in the wheel of NSS logo represent the 24 hours of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of young blood that is lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.
NSS was formally launched on 24th September 1969, the birth Centenary year of Father of Nation. Therefore, 24 September is celebrated every year as NSS Day with appropriate programmes and activities.
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology,
Tamil Nadu- 638 401.