In a prestigious ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, conferred the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the year 2021-2022. These awards are a testament to the remarkable commitment and voluntary service of NSS Volunteers, Programme Officers, NSS Units, and Universities/+2 Councils across the country.
The NSS Awards, established by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, serve as a platform to recognize and applaud the selfless efforts and contributions of individuals and institutions involved in the NSS program. The National Service Scheme, a flagship initiative, is dedicated to fostering a spirit of community service and social responsibility among the youth of India.
“The awards ceremony not only acknowledges the dedication of the awardees but also reinforces the significance of voluntary service in building a stronger and more compassionate society. NSS Volunteers, Programme Officers, NSS Units, and Universities/+2 Councils play a pivotal role in driving positive change and creating a meaningful impact on the communities they serve”.
By presenting these awards, the government acknowledges the transformative potential of youth engagement in nation-building activities. The NSS program not only empowers young individuals but also instills in them a sense of civic duty and a commitment to social welfare.