The NSS motto expresses the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for service, it is the aim of the NSS to demonstrate its motto in day-to-day Motto is “Not Me, Not You but We”
The programme aims to inculcate social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity.
Most government and government-aided institutions (schools and colleges) have volunteer NSS units, and private institutions are encouraged to have NSS volunteers
Camps are held annually, funded by the government of India, and are usually located in a rural village or a city suburb. Volunteers may be involved in such activities as:
- Stage shows or a procession creating awareness of such issues as social problems, education and cleanliness
- Inviting doctors for health camps
Camps typically last between a week and 10 days, although camps for shorter periods are also conducted.