National Service Scheme (NSS)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest"

The National Service Scheme (NSS) sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, has been in operation in Ravenshaw University. The basic objective of the NSS is to arouse and enrich the social consciousness of students. The scheme is intended to provide an opportunity to students to engage in constructive social action, programmes, develop co-operative team spirit and gain skills in democratic leadership quality. The Unit has been organizing various activities related to social problems widely. Students are requested to enrol themselves as NSS volunteer in prescribed format available in the university website. The list of NSS Programme Officers of University is listed below.

  • Dr. Sibabrata Das, Lecturer in Geography
  • Dr. Khirod Kumar Sahoo, Lecturer in Botany
  • Dr. Alekh Kumar Sutar, Lecturer in Chemistry
  • Dr. Sabita Nayak, Lecturer in Chemistry
  • Dr. Bhagabat Behera, Lecturer in Commerce
  • Dr. Sanjeeb Kumar Dey, Lecturer in Commerce
  • Dr. Lipishree Das, Lecturer in Economics
  • Dr. Ashok Dansana, Lecturer in Education
  • Dr. Gurudev Meher, Lecturer in English
  • Dr. Patitapaban Mishra, Lecturer in Geology
  • Dr. Santosh Kumar Malua, Lecturer in History
  • Dr. Sudhansu Kumar Biswal, Lecturer in Physics
  • Dr. Subhashree Dash, Lecturer in Sanskrit
  • Dr. Dipti Rout, Lecturer in Zoology
  • Dr. Srikanta Jena, Lecturer in Zoology

The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are to:

  • understand the community in which they work,
  • understand themselves in relation to their community,
  • identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving,
  • develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility,
  • utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems,
  • develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities,
  • gain skills in mobilising community participation,
  • acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes,
  • develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters, and
  • practise national integration and social harmony.