Objectives

The broad objectives of NSS are to:

  • Understand the community in which the volunteers work
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving processes
  • Develop in them a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems
  • Develop competence required for group -living and sharing of responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
  • Practice national integration and social harmony.