Aims and Objectives

To observe the community while undergoing instruction in an educational institution,

To arouse the social consciousness of students,

To provide them with an opportunity to work with the people around the educational campus creatively and constructively,

To apply the education received to concrete social use. It has been felt that the primary aim of the scheme is to enable the students to upgrade their personality and experience through community service.

The broad objectives are to:

Understand the community in which they work,
Understand themselves in relation to their community,
Identify the needs of the community and seek appropriate solutions,
Develop in themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility,
Apply their education in finding practical solutions to individual and
community problems,
Gain skills in mobilising community participation,
Acquire leadership qualities and a democratic attitude.
Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and practise
means to bring about national integration.

The Motto

The motto of the NSS is "NOT ME BUT YOU ". This expresses the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other man's point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings.

The Symbols

The symbol of NSS is based on the "Rath" wheel of the Konark Sun temple of Orissa. It stands for continuity as well as change and implies continuous striving forward for social transformation and upliftment on the part of the NSS .

The Volunteers

Every NSS volunteer shall know his duties and responsibilities. He shall be courteous, patient and willing to serve the community in all possible ways. In order to achieve the objectives the volunteers are involved in the following thrust areas for implementing their skills by way of active involvement.

Personality Development
Health education and Healthcare
Environment protection/enrichment/conservation
Gender equity/equality
National Integration and social harmony
Community literacy
Community productivity/technology/transfer programs

The volunteers take part in various Orientation and Training Programs organized by th College.

Contact us

St.Joseph's College (Autonomous)
Tiruchirappalli-620 002.

Tel: 0431-2700320/4226436

Fax: 0431-2701501

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