Mangaluru: NSS - No external camps, to be confined within colleges

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Oct 31: Even as the date for the reopening colleges has been announced, National Service Scheme (NSS) activities also are planning to be started.

The central government permits NSS plans to hold college level programmes and camps duly following COVID precautionary measures, and dully ensuring that groups will not have more than 50 members. The camps and programmes will be confined to their own colleges. Activities in adopted villages depend on government order. NSS units of colleges have decided to cut the number of students by half and each unit will have 25 persons.

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In the past, for two units, a hundred students were allowed. Without disturbing learning, activities will begin in December, said Dr Gananath Yekkar, former official joint secretary of the government, joint secretary and state NSS officer. He said that the state has about four to five lac NSS students and their operations during COVID have won them appreciation. The NSS volunteers in association with UNICEF have visited slums, workers, sheds of destitute etc and educated them, NSS held several programmes in association with different universities and the training sessions mainly related to handling of pressure, online training, and handing of stress, skill development and Covid awareness among the students.



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