NSS gives students opportunity to discharge social responsibilities: Pandey
Education, Technical Education and Manpower Planning minister Prem Prakash
Pandey said that National Service Scheme provides students an opportunity to
understand rural surroundings and discharge social responsibilities, along with
their study. It also encourages students to do constructive works.
valedictory function of the 7-day camp of National Service Scheme at Pandit
Ravishankar Shukla University here on Monday, Pandey, who was the chief guest
of the function, said that such camps give students inspiration for social
service and produce a thought in them for the service to the poor and the
The minister said
that the objective of such camps was to link students in maximum
development-oriented programmes. He released the Chhattisgarh State-level
National Service Scheme Award directory of the state government and gave away
prizes to the winners of cultural programmes. The team of Rajgautam of
Rajnandgaon got the first prize in the cultural programme and the team of
Santosh Singh of Dhamtari district received the second prize.
Presiding over the
programme, vice chancellor of Pandit Ravishankar University SK Pandey said that
through NSS, personality of students develops and increases the capacity of
their learning. State liaison officer of NSS Dr Samrendra Singh shed light on
coordinator Neeta Bajpai said that total 511 girls and boys from schools and
colleges of the state participated in the 7-day camp. With the association of
Mahavir International Organisation, a target has set to plant 5,000 saplings on
the premises of the Ravishankar University. So far, 2,878 saplings of different
species were planted.
University registrar KK Chandrakar, Mahavir International Organisation
vice-president Lokesh Kavadiya, NSS office-bearers, teachers and employees of
the university were present in the programme.