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National Service Scheme (NSS)


NSS activities are compulsory for all the students and students & staff are involved in voluntary outreach activity participation in the adopted village 'Khuda Ali Sher' pertaining to 'Swachh Bharat' and skill development. Two seven day and night camps are compulsory for each student. Weightage of marks are given for the same as per the decision of the syndicate, Panjab University, Chandigarh.



These gradation certificates will be given on the basis of the voluntary services rendered by NSS Volunteers in the field of social service while studying in educational institutions.


Annual Activities of NSS (Session 2016-17)

The college runs two NSS units which has 200 volunteers on its rolls.NSS Programme Officers Dr. Ritu Pradhan and Mrs. Chhaya Verma organized a 7 day special residential camp at the Adopted Village-Khuda Ali Sher including demonstrations on health, hygiene and healthy recipes and awareness campaign against social evils like dowry, to name a few. Apart from this, Dengue awareness drive, Celebration of constitution day, World AIDS day and blood donation camp were some of the other activities conducted by this unit.


Rashtriya Ekta Saptah Unity Week Celebrations

October 31, 2016 – November 06, 2016


The NSS Volunteers of Govt. Home Science College, Sector-10, Chandigarh under the guidance and directions of Principal , Dr. Sudha Katyal  alongwith NSS Programme Officers, Dr. Ritu Pradhan and Mrs Chhaya Verma organized week long celebration from October 31, 2016 up to November 6, 2016 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel,  the Unifier of India and to honour the memories of Sardar Patel.


The activities were conducted to foster and reinforce our dedication to preserve and strengthen Unity, Integrity and Security of our nation.

The events organized further emphasized and  reflected his decisive efforts in unifying a diverse country like India.

The date wise schedule for celebrating the anniversary is given below–

S. No




  • Inauguration of Rashtriya Ekta Week Celebrations
  • Pledge

October 31, 2016


  • Unity Run/walk


October 31, 2016


  • Slogan writing competition


October 31,2016


  • Motivational talk by Dr. Ritu Pradhan on “Role of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Unifying India”


November 02,2016


  • Songs focusing on United India, Unity in Diversity, Patriotism


November 03,2016


  • Paper reading competition on ‘Relevance and Importance of Sardar Patel in Present India”


November 04,2016


  • T shirt designing


November 05,2016


Nearly 100 NSS  volunteers participated with full enthusiasm and patriotic fervour for all the events.

The celebration for Unity week was  inaugurated by honourable Principal, Dr. Sudha Katyal.

The celebration began with undertaking of pledge along with the Principal, NSS volunteers and NSS programme officers.


An overview of the events conducted during Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is presented through pictures.



Dr. Sudha Katyal, Principal  and Chief Guest  alongwith senior faculty members  inaugurating the ‘’Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’’.

The day was inaugurated on October 31, 2016 and the celebrations and activities continued till November 06,2016.


PLEDGE (October 31, 2016)



The pledge was taken by the students, staff members including Principal ma'am.


Unity Walk (October 31, 2016)



Unity Walk – NSS Volunteers, NSS Programme Officers and Senior Faculty Members.



Motivational Talk by Programme Officer, Dr. Ritu Pradhan and Mrs Chhaya Verma, Highlighting the history and Importance of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Unifying India to the NSS Volunteers was delivered on November 02, 2016.




Students singing inspirational songs (November03, 2016)



NSS volunteers sung various inspirational songs on Novemeber 03,2016 for motivating the other student volunteers and to create awareness about the importance of Iron Man.


Paper Reading Competition (November04, 2016)




Theme "Sardar Patel - Iron Man of India"

Many NSS volunteers participated in the Paper reading competition organised on the Theme " Sardar Patel- Iron Man of India" by NSS wing on November 04,2016 leading to lot of interaction and discussion amongst the audience.


Slogan Writing Competition




T shirt Painting (November 05, 2016)



Principal, Dr. Sudha Katyal, appreciated and applauded the efforts of the NSS Volunteers, participants and NSS Programme Officers in organizing the celebration of the Unity Week successfully.

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