The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service programme conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The Government of India launched the NSS scheme in Gandhiji’s Centenary year 1969. Aimed at developing students’ personality through community service, the NSS is a voluntary association of students in higher secondary schools, colleges, and at universities working for strengthening a campus community linkage.
D.K.V. Arts & Science College, Jamnagar has two units registered under NSS programe recognised and approved by Saurashtra University, wherein the students from both the stream i.e. Science & Arts contribute to the well-being of neighbouring communities.
The annual camps are known as special camps which is held in a rural village or a city suburb. Volunteers are involved in activities, such as cleaning, afforestation, stage shows, awareness rallies, and health and hygiene camps.
All the NSS volunteers who have served the NSS for at least two years and have participated in Special Camp under the NSS programme are entitled to a certificate from the NSS Department, Saurashtra University.