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Govt mulls jobs for NSS members

india Updated: Aug 25, 2006 15:07 IST

STATE GOVERNMENT will consider providing jobs to the C-Certificate holders of National Service Scheme (NSS) on priority like the students of National Cadet Core (NCC).

Madhya Pradesh is a leading state in implementing the National Service Scheme. The NSS students have set ideals with their adequate participation in various social activities in the state. At present, there are a total of 1.09 lakh active NSS members in the state. They are making significant contribution in conducting the activities of health awareness, environmental protection, Hariyali Mahotsava, water conservation, cleanliness, sanitation and communal harmony besides bringing about awareness among people towards the alternative sources of energy.

The NSS activities were reviewed in detail at a meeting chaired by the Minister of State for Higher Education, Tukojirao Pawar recently. It was decided to hold inter-state NSS camps at Rewa, Ujjain, Indore and Gwalior during the year 2006-07. Besides, Dewas district was selected for holding of a state level camp. The minister instructed to organise the district level camps also compulsorily. He released a folder based on the NSS contribution in water conservation campaign carried out in the state.

The meeting was attended by the principal secretaries of various departments which included Dr Bhagirath Prasad, Higher Education; Dilip Mehra, Technical Education; Dr Pukhraj Maru, Revenue along with the Development Commissioner, Wasim Akhtar and the Vice Chancellor of Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Prof R S Sirohi.