NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

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  • NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS) was established in the Birth Centenary year of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Indian Nation Mahatma Gandhi always dreamt about the Youth of India. Besides, during the 190 years of Foreign Rule our Nation was much devastated. To reform the Country and to make the Gandhiji’s Dream into Reality, the Scheme was launched in our Country. At the very beginning the scheme was started with 40,000 thousand students in 37 Universities of all over India. At present the No. of NSS Volunteers are more than 33 lakhs covering 293 Universities of our Country. NSS aims to develop the personality of the students/youth through the Community Service. The main motto of the Scheme is “Not Me But You”.

In Tripura the scheme(NSS) was started in the year 1976 with 600 students of 6 Nos. of Colleges. In the year 1995 the Scheme was extended in the H.S. School in (+2) level. At present there are 24,900 NSS Volunteers in Tripura covering 295 NSS Units at Educational Institutions including Tripura University, Colleges, Open and H.S. Schools. The NSS Volunteers take part in the multi-various types of activities like Blood Donation, Pulse Polio Immunization, Environment Campaign, Plantation, Awareness Programmes (i.e. AIDS, Disaster Management, Legal Affaires, Consumer Affairs, Anti Dowry, Anti Tobacco, Anti Drags, Human Rights, Health Camps, Self Defense Programme for Girl students, Cleanliness Drives, Gardening, etc.) are some of the Activities undertaken by the NSS Units.

  • THE COLOURS OF NSS SYMBOL :

Red : Red Means youth, enthusiastic and Fresh Blood.

Blue : NSS is tiny part ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

There are 8(eight) Sticks means 8 prahars i.e. 8 prahars x 3 hours = 24 hours that means NSS Volunteers are ready to serve the nations for 24 hours.

  • Blood Donation Festival:

Year – wise Blood Donation Festivals Organized and Blood Collected

A comparative statement of year-wise Blood Donation picture in Tripura

Blood Donation

Year

Festivals

Units Collected

1998

12

200

1999

17

610

2000

27

1237

2001

38

1472

2002

31

1876

2003

47

2102

2004

78

3061

2005

71

3365

2006

71

3582

2007-08

76

3064

2008-09

89

3800

2009-10

74

2590

2010-11

47

1920

2011-12

61

2520

2012-13

51

2670

2013-14

91

2760

Year-wise contribution by NSS Units to different funds in response to National Call.

  1. Contribution to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund:

It is the practice and commitment of NSS Volunteers & NSS programme Officers that they contribute to different funds to remember the brave sons who laid down their lives to save our country from the enemies.

From the year 2002 NSS Units took the initiative to collect money for the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund. A brief statistics is given below:

NSS Contribution in response to National Calls

Sl. No.

Name of Fund

Contribution Rs.

Year

1.

Kargil Relief Fund (for the kith and kin of Kargil Martyrs)

1,21,000

1999

2.

P.M’s National Relief Fund (for Gujrat Quake Victims)

1,30,938

2001

3.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 02

17,892

2002

4.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund – 03

54,716

2003

5.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 04

55,001

2004

6.

P.M’s National Relief Fund (for Tsunami Victims)

1,39,418

2005

7.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 05

85,784

2005

8.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 06

86,101

2006

9.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 07

87,737

2007

10.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 08

92,625

2008

11.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 09

1,01575

2009

12.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 10

97,666

2010

13.

Armed Forces Flag day Fund - 11

92,346

2011

14.

Relief Fund for Uttarkhand ( Natural Calamity held at Uttarkhand)

4,12,040

2013

 

  1. Indira Gandhi National NSS Awards :

It may be mentioned that NSS Volunteers and Programme Officers of Tripura have been receiving this award almost in every year since 1997 – 1998. LIST OF THE AWARDEES :

 

INDIRA GANDHI  NSS AWARD

SL. NO.

NAME OF AWARDEES

YEAR

1.

Sri Bijan Debnath (NSS Volunteer)

1997 – 1998

2.

Smt. Uma Podder (NSS Volunteer)

1998 – 1999

3.

Sri Debabrata Kalai (NSS Volunteer)

1999 – 2000

4.

Smt. Pratima Bhowmik (NSS Volunteer)

2000 – 2001

5.

Sri Sukanta Sarkar (NSS Volunteer)

2001 – 2002

6.

Sri Balai Saha (Programme Officer)

2001 – 2002

7.

Sri Kamal Sharma (NSS Volunteer)

2002 – 2003

8.

Sri Anjanlal Datta (Programme Officer)

2002 – 2003

9.

Sri Kunal Chakraborty (NSS Volunteer)

2005 – 2006

10.

Sri Amrit Kumar Bhattacharjee(P.O)

2005 – 2006

11.

Sri Debasish Debnath (NSS volunteers)

2006 – 2007

12.

Ms. Dipika Saha (NSS Volunteers)

2010 – 2011

13.

Mr. Malay Laskar (Programme Officer)

2012 – 2013

14.

Ms. Mousumi Sarkar (NSS Volunteer)

2012 – 2013

15.

Mr. Bijoy Krishna Deb (NSS Volunteer)

2012 – 2013

 

AT A GLANCE NSS UNITS IN TRIPURA

1. NAME OF DISTRICT : WEST TRIPURA

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

No. of Open NSS Unit

No. of Tripura University

Total of (3+4+5+6+7)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1.

SADAR

58

7

2

1

1

69

49

4620

2.

MOHANPUR

22

3

1

-

-

26

16

1300

3.

JIRANIA

20

3

1

-

-

24

18

1440

 

T   O   T   A   L -

118

83

7360

2. NAME OF DISTRICT : SEPAHIJALA

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

BISHLAGARH

17

1

-

18

14

1260

2.

JAMPUI

4

0

-

4

1

60

3.

SONAMURA

29

1

-

30

22

1660

 

T   O   T   A   L

52

37

2980

3. NAME OF DISTRICT : KHOWAI

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

KHOWAI

21

1

-

22

13

1040

2.

TELIAMURA

14

1

-

15

13

1020

 

T   O   T   A   L

37

26

2060

4. NAME OF DISTRICT : GOMATI

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

UDAIPUR

28

1

-

29

26

2300

2.

AMARPUR

7

1

-

8

8

640

3.

KARBOOK

4

-

-

4

1

60

 

T   O   T   A   L

41

35

3000

5. NAME OF DISTRICT : SOUTH TRIPURA

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

BELONIA

20

1

-

21

16

1380

2.

SANTIRBAZAR

14

1

-

15

15

1160

3.

SABROOM

15

1

-

16

15

1180

 

T   O   T   A   L

51

46

3720

6. NAME OF DISTRICT : NORTH TRIPURA

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

DHARMANAGAR

22

1

-

23

18

1580

2.

PANISAGAR

8

-

-

8

5

360

3.

KANCHANPUR

8

1

-

9

2

180

 

T   O   T   A   L

40

25

2120

7. NAME OF DISTRICT : UNAKOTI

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of NSS Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

KAILASHAHAR

17

1

-

18

10

860

2.

KUMARGHAT

11

1

-

12

9

800

 

T   O   T   A   L

30

19

1660

8. NAME OF DISTRICT : DHALAI

Sl. No.

Sub-Division

No. of H.S. School

No. of Degree College

No. of Tech College

Total of (3+4+5)

Total No. of NSS Unit

No. of Volunteers

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.

KAMALPUR

13

1

-

14

13

1120

2.

L.T. VALLEY

10

1

-

11

6

440

3.

AMBASSA

4

-

1

5

3

260

4.

GANDACHARA

2

1

-

3

2

120

 

T   O   T   A   L

33

23

2000

N:B  Grand Total of NSS Units in Tripura = 295 Nos. and Volunteers = 24,900 Nos.