The NSS was launched on 24th September 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of our Nation Mahatma Gandhi to whom social service was almost a religion. NSS is a voluntary association of Students and Teachers in Colleges at UG level. The principle of the NSS programme is to get a sense of involvement in the task of Nation Building through community service.OBJECTIVES:
- To enable the students to understand the community in which they work.
- To understand themselves in relation to their community.
- To identify the needs and problems of the community and the solution to them.
- To develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities.
- To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
- To encourage national integration and develop the capacity to meet emergencies and national disasters.
The motto or watchword of the National Service Scheme is 'NOT ME BUT YOU'. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person's point of view.NSS BADGE:
- The Konark Sun Temple Rath wheel in the symbol has eight bars which represent the 24 hours of the day.
- The badge reminds the wearer to be in readiness for service of the nation round the clock i.e., for 24 hours.
- The Red colour in the badge indicates the NSS volunteers boldness i.e. liveliness, activeness, energetic and full of high spirit.
- The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.
- Dr. VamanRao, Professor and Head, Department of Bio-Technology
- Dr. Vaman Rao., Professor & Head, Department of Bio-Technology
- Mr. Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus, Nitte
- Mr. N. Suresh Bhat- Representative, Nitte village
- Mr. Muralidhara Sharma- Representative Nitte village
- Mr. Akshay K K- NSS leader
- Ms. Apeksha S Nayak - NSS leader
- Celebration of NSS day on 24th September
- Swachh Bharath Abhiyan on 2nd October
- Organizing Blood donation camp
- Personality Development workshop.
- Plantation of biofuel sapling.
- International Yoga day Celebration.
- Organizing Free eye screening and cataract session.
- Organizing Special Camp.
- Celebration of national voter’s day.
World Biofuels Day was celebrated by Department of Biotechnology Engineering in association with Udupi district Biofuel Information and Demonstration Centre, and National Service Scheme (NSS) at NMAMIT, Nitte campus. The chief guests Mr. S. N. Sondur, Principal Scientist, KSCST, I.I.Sc., Bengaluru and Mr. G N Dayanand, Manager (Operations) KCBDB Bengaluru inaugurated the event by planting the saplings of Biofuel plant (Hippe and Honne). Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal of NMAMIT Nitte, Dr. Shrinivasa Rao, Vice Principal, Sri. Yogesh Hegde, Registrar NET Campus, Dr. Sudesh Bekal, Dean (R&D), Dr. Udaya Kumar Reddy Professor and Head of Computer Science and Engineering, B Ramakrishna,HOD, Humanities, Dr. Janardhana Nayak, NSS Programme Officer also planted different varieties of biofuel saplings. The NSS volunteers and students of Biotechnology Engineering planted about 270 biofuel samplings in the campus (Honne, Simarouba, Hippe, Amura). World biofuels day is celebrated in the memory of the first usage of biofuel (peanut oil) in diesel engine by Dr. Rudolf Diesel on 10th of August 1893. The seeds obtained from these plants are useful in producing non-edible oil which can be converted to Biodiesel. Biodiesel can be used in any diesel engine by mixing with petroleum diesel. The usage of biodiesel will reduce environmental pollution and also minimizes problems associated with non-renewable sources of energy. The Department of Biotechnology at NMAMIT houses Biofuel Production Centre and is actively involved in Biofuel research.ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON SOLID AND LIQUID RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:
The National Service Scheme (NSS), NMAMIT, Nitte organized one day workshop on Solid and Liquid Resource Management, on 18th August 2017 at NMAMIT, Nitte. Mr. C. Srinivasan, Project Director and Consultant for solid and liquid resource management in the Indian Green Service was the resource person of the workshop. He delivered a talk on Solid and Liquid (waste) Resource Management. Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal presided over the inaugural function. Mr. Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus; Dr. Veena B.K., Principal, NSAM First Grade College, Professor Prashanth Holla, Principal, NRAM (Aided) Polytechnic were the special invitees for the workshop. About 350 NSS volunteers of NMAMIT, Nitte; NRAP, Nitte and Dr. NSAM FGC, Nitte participated in the event. Dr. Janardhana Nayak, NSS Programme Officer and Professor, Department of Chemistry, welcomed the gathering and briefed about the event. Mrs. Sowmya, Assistant NSS Officer and Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, delivered the vote of thanks. The workshop was sponsored jointly by Nitte Education Trust, Grama Panchayath, Nitte and NRAMP CPDP.SWACHH BHAT ABHIYAN:
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Programme was organized on 2nd October 2017 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhiji and Lal Bahuddur Shasthri Jayanthi. Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT inaugurated and delivered the inaugural address. Mr.Yogesh Hegde, Registrar, Nitte Education Trust emphasized on the importance of the Swacch Bharat program. Dr. I.R. Mithanthaya, Vice-Principal and Dean Academic, Dr. Srinivas Rao B. R., Vice-Principal and COE, Mr. Prashanth Holla, Principal, NRAM Polytechnic, Dr. Veena B.K., Principal, Dr. NSAM First grade College, Nitte., Mr. Ashok Adyanthaya, Industrialist, were present during the programme. Dr. SrinathShetty, Resident Engineer and Professor, Civil Engineering Department gave presentation of Solid and Liquid Resource Management (SLRM). Prof. Pushparaj, Department of Civil Engineering, NMAMIT, welcomed the gathering. Dr.Janardhan Nayak, NSS Programme Officer and Professor, Department of Chemistry, delivered the vote of thanks.The Programme was sponsored by Nitte Education Trust. 500 students of the NMAMIT NSS Unit, NRAMP (Aided) Polytechnic NSS unit, Dr. N SAM First grade College NSS unit, Dr. NSAM PU College and Dr. NSAM English Medium School students are cleaned the N.E.T campus such as Roads, Hostel premises, College garden etc.BLOOD DONATION CAMP:
The National Service Scheme (NSS), NMAMIT, Nitte in association with Red Cross Unit, Rotary Club Nitte and Association for interaction of mechanical students (AIMS) organized Blood Donation Camp in the College on 12th January 2017. Principal Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar inaugurated the camp and delivered inaugural address. Dr. I. Ramesh Mithanthaya, Vice Principal and Dean academics, Mr. Yogesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus, Dr. S. K. Mahadeve Gowda, Coordinator, Red Cross Unit, NMAMIT, Mr. Naresh Rai, Manager, Nitte-GajriaSpeciality Hospital, Karkala , Dr. Chandrika Rao, Blood Bank Officer, K. S. Hegde Charitable Hospital, Mangaluru, Dr.Veena, Blood Bank Officer, District Hospital, Udupi. Dr. Sharath, Blood Bank Officer, Wenlock District Hospital Mangaluru, Dr. Janardhana Nayak, N.S.S Program Officer and Mr.Venkatesh Murthy, AIMS Coordinator were present during the occasion. About 349 students/ staff have volunteered in this camp for donating blood. Certificates issued by the hospital were distributed to the blood donors. NSS and AIMS team is honored and feel privileged to make blood donation an annual event. The Blood Donation camp was coordinated by Mr. Sandeep Hegde, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mrs. Sowmya, Asst. Professor, Department of Mathematics and Mrs. Prathyakshini Asst. Professor, Department of Information Science and Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte.NATIONAL VOTERS' DAY:
As a part of National Service Scheme (NSS) annual activities at NMAMIT in order to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process 'National Voters' Day' was celebrated on January 25th 2018. Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte, Prof. Vinaya B.R., I year Coordinator, Dr. Janardhana Nayak, NSS Programme Officer and Mr. Krishnaraja Joisa, PRO, were present during the event. Principal explained the significance of the voting. NSS volunteers and First Year Students of NMAMIT, Nitte, actively participated in the celebration and taken Voter’s Pledge on this occasion.