More than one lakh students join NSS
THE STATE government has decided to bring 1,08,900 students of seven universities in the State under the umbrella of the National Service Scheme (NSS) with the objective to link them with the activities of organisation.india Updated: Sep 01, 2006 14:40 IST
THE STATE government has decided to bring 1,08,900 students of seven universities in the State under the umbrella of the National Service Scheme (NSS) with the objective to link them with the activities of organisation.
Of these, 84,325 would be boy students and 24,575 would be girl students. To organise such activities, 1,229 units have been set up in 1,082 educational institutions.
A total of 55,450 students from 481 colleges through 604 units and 53,450 students of 10+2 level of 601 schools through 625 units will take part in these schemes.
The Higher Education Department is responsible for controlling the implementation of NSS Schemes at these institutions. A total of 270 units comprising 50 students each, 14 units comprising 75 students each and 945 units of 100 students each will be made operational this year.
Out of seven varsities, 170 units from Rewa, 194 units from Bhopal, 159 from Indore, 161 from Jabalpur, 165 from Gwalior, 168 from Sagar and 212 from Ujjain will take part.
In the field of technical education, 450 boy students and 100 girl students from seven engineering colleges would be associated with NSS activities via eight units.
Similarly, 1,100 boy students and 550 girl students from 17 polytechnics would work as NSS volunteers through 18 units; 350 boy students and 100 girl students of five medical colleges through five units; and 1,000 students of eight agriculture colleges and one agriculture engineering college would work as NSS volunteers through 11 units.
Also, 2,450 students of other collegiate institutions would be engaged in NSS activities through 21 units of these colleges.
In the same manner, 40,700 students from 468 boy schools through 47 units and 975 girls & 875 boy students from 16 co-ed institutions through 24 units would take part in these activities.
Meanwhile, 8,100 girl students of 81 girl schools through 91 units, 950 boy students and 150 girl students of 14 district institutes of education and training through 16 units and 1,700 girl and boy students of 22 Navodaya Vidyalaya through 23 units would also participate in NSS activities.