NSS- TCET

TCET NSS is one of the aided extra-curricular activities conducted by the University of Mumbai and the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. Its motto is NOT ME BUT YOU. Through NSS, volunteers enhance their personality. NSS Unit TCET started in October 2005 with 42 members and has grown to a strength of 150 members. Till date more than 925 students have enrolled as NSS volunteers.

National Service Scheme ( NSS) is a scheme specially made for social cause. The motto of NSS "NOT ME BUT YOU" , reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. The philosophy of the NSS is well emphazied in this motto, which underlines the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole. Therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.

The objectives of NSS are :

  1. Understand the community in which they work
  2. Understand themselves in relation to their community
  3. Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  4. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  5. Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  6. Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  7. Gain skills in mobilising community participation
  8. Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude
  9. Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
  10. Practise national integration and social harmony.

NSS undertakes various activities like tree plantation, blood donation camps, disaster management, national integration camps, immunization, adventure programs etc.

NSS Outcome

  1. Improve the quality of educated manpower by fostering social responsibility
  2. Raising society to a higher material and moral level by preparing students for final dedication in the service of nation
  3. Introduce urban students to rural life by living in contact with the community in whose midst their institution is located
  4. Making campus relevant to the needs of the community
  5. Develop constructive linkage between the campus and the community by supplementing technical education with social and economic reconstruction of the country
  6. Involvement in the tasks of national development
  7. Better understanding and appreciation of the problems of the society
  8. Encourage Community participation

Important activities

   
SR. NO. Dates Name of Project Objective Outcome Domain COUNT OF VOLUNTEERS
   
1 21-06-2020 INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY ENHANCE PHYSICAL WELL BEING AND SPREAD AWARENESS REGARDING IMPORTANCE OF PROPER HEALTH. VOLUNTEERS SUCCESSFULLY UNDERSTOOD THE USE OF YOGA AND MEDITATION IN THE DAILY LIFE FOR RELAXATION OF MIND, BODY AND SOUL. HEALTH 31
2 06-07-2020 PAPER STRIP MAKING ACTIVITY LEARN THE NEED TO TAKE SAFETY MEASURES DURING THE PANDEMIC AND IMPLEMENT VARIOUS WAYS IN WHICH THE SAME CAN BE ACHIEVED. UNDERSTOOD THE NEED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES IN THE PANDEMIC AND MADE PAPER STRIPS OUT OF THE OLD NEWSPAPERS AND THUS, REUSING THEM TO PROTECT HANDS. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 105
3 08-07-2020 DEBATE (RECRUITMENT) UNDERSTAND ABOUT THE VARIOUS SOCIAL TOPICS AND HAVE A HEALTHY DEBATE ABOUT THEM. LEARNED TEAM-BUILDING AND GAINED KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE VARIOUS SOCIAL TOPICS. EDUCATION 142
4 16-07-2020 STRESS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR UNDERSTAND THE ILL EFFECTS OF STRESS ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH LEARNED MORE ABOUT STRESS, HOW TO COPE WITH STRESS AND STAY HEALTHY AT ALL TIMES AND ALSO WHAT CAN BE DONE TO HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE DEALING WITH A LOT OF STRESS. EDUCATION, HEALTH 39
5 19-07-2020 MASK MAKING ACTIVITY UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING PRECAUTIONS IN THE PANDEMIC AND UNDERSTANDING THE ADVANTAGES OF MAKING HOMEMADE MASKS. LEARNED HOW TO MAKE MASKS AT HOME AND THE CARE THAT MUST BE TAKEN DURING THE PANDEMIC. EDUCATION, HEALTH 79
6 26-07-2020 KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS LEARN ABOUT THIS SPECIAL DAY AND RESPECT THE MARTYRS OF THE KARGIL WAR. LEARNED ABOUT THIS DAY AND MADE AN ARTWORK TO HONOR THE MARTYRS OF THE KARGIL WAR. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 85
7 01-08-2020 HONOURING THE GREAT LEADERS TO MAKE VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTAND THE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE GREAT LEADERS OF INDIA AND LEARN FROM THEM. THE VOLUNTEERS REALIZED THE EFFORTS TAKEN BY THESE GREAT LEADERS AND EXPRESSED THEIR GRATITUDE. EDUCATION 124
8 02-08-2020 GROUP DISCUSSION ACTIVITY TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS AWARE ABOUT THE CURRENT AFFAIRS IN THE SOCIETY. THE VOLUNTEERS CAME TO KNOW ABOUT THE VARIOUS CURRENT AFFAIRS IN THE SOCIETY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 113
9 03-08-2020 ONLINE QUIZ ACTIVITY TEST THE VOLUNTEERS ON THE BASIS OF THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF THE CURRENT AFFAIRS. UNDERSTOOD THE NEED TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE SOCIETY. EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, SOCIETY 123
10 08-08-2020 THEMATIC ROLEPLAY TO LEARN HOW TO CONVERY A SOCIAL MESSAGE THROUGH A ROLEPLAY. UNDERSTOOD THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE SOCIETY AND CONVEY THE INFORMATION TO THE SOCIETY BY A THEMATIC ROLEPLAY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 142
11 12-08-2020 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY GET TO KNOW ABOUT THE YOUTH DAY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A LEADER AND HOW TO BE A GOOD LEADER. THROUGH A SESSION CONDUCTED BY A COLLEGE ALUMNI, THE VARIOUS LEADERSHIP QUALITIES NEEDED TO BE A GOOD LEADER WERE LEARNT. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 105
12 12-08-2020 TREE PLANTATION TO EDUCATE THE VOLUNTEERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSERVING NATURE AND PREVENTING DEFORESTATION. THE VOLUNTEERS TOOK IT AS THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSERVE NATURE AND ALSO AWARE OTHERS ABOUT THE SAME. ENVIRONMENT 21
13 15-08-2020 GIFT PREPARATION FOR FRONTLINE WARRIOR TO APPRECIATE AND ADMIRE THE EFFORTS BEEN TAKEN BY THE FRONTLINE WARRIORS THAT IS, NOT ONLY DOCTORS BUT EVEN CLEANERS AND POLICEMEN. THE VOLUNTEERS MADE A HANDMADE GIFT FOR THE FRONTLINE WARRIRORS AND FELT A SENSE OF GIVING. SOCIETY 105
14 21-08-2020 GANAPATI CELEBRATION AWARENESS TO HIGHLIGHT VARIOUS WAYS IN WHICH GANAPATI CELEBRATION CAN TAKE PLACE IN AN ECO-FRIENDLY AND SAFE WAY IN THE PANDEMIC. LEARNED THE VARIOUS WAYS AND ALTERNATIVES IN WHICH GANAPATI CELEBRATION CAN TAKE PLACE BY STAYING SAFE AND NOT HARMING THE ENVIRONMENT. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 142
15 29-08-2020 DIGITAL LITERACY TO TEACH THE NEEDY CHILDREN WHO ARE DEPRIVED OF EDUCATION DUE TO UNAVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES. THE VOLUNTEERS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE 'WE CAN WE WILL FOUNDATION' HELPED THE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN WITH THEIR EDUCATION. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 50
16 31-08-2020 CLOTH & PAPER BAG MAKING ACTIVITY LEARN THE NEED TO USE CLOTH AND PAPER BAGS INSTEAD OF PLASTIC BAGS AS THEY ARE HARMFUL FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. THE VOLUNTEERS PREPARED SEVERAL CLOTH AND PAPER BAGS AND UNDERSTOOD THE NEED TO USE THEM INSTEAD OF PLASTIC BAGS. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 73
17 05-09-2020 ORGAN DONATION WEBINAR LEARN ABOUT THE ORGAN DONATION OPTIONS AFTER DEATH AND UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS. UNDERSTOOD THE NEED TO DONATE ORGANS AND CLEARED THE COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ORGAN DONATION. HEALTH, SOCIETY 104
18 13-09-2020 ONLINE ENERGY CONSERVATION TO UNDERSTAND THE NEED TO SAVE ENERGY AND REACH OUT TO FAMILIES AND GIVING THEM TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY. LEARNED ABOUT THE NEED TO SAVE ENERGY, DISCUSSED THE VARIOUS WAYS IN WHICH ENERGY CAN BE SAVED AND ALSO REACHED OUT TO DIFFERENT FAMILIES AND HELPED THEM REDUCING THEIR BILLS. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 70
19 20-09-2020 HIV & AIDS AWARENESS WEBINAR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HIV AND AIDS AND BREAK THE STIGMA AROUND IT. LEARNED ABOUT HIV AND AIDS AND THE STEPS ONE SHOULD TAKE TO PREVENT GETTING THIS DISEASE. EDUCATION, HEALTH 108
20 22-09-2020 FITNESS ACTIVITY LEARN ABOUT THE NEED TO EXERCISE AND THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISING DAILY. VARIOUS ASANAS AND EXERCISES WERE PERFORMED BY THE VOLUNTEERS AND THEY ALSO LEARNT ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF THESE EXERCISES. HEALTH 103
21 04-10-2020 WATER CONSERVATION AWARENESS LEARN THE NEED TO SAVE WATER AND COME UP WITH CREATIVE WAYS TO PROMOTE THIS TOPIC. THE VOLUNTEERS MADE INTERESTING PARODIES OF SONGS IN ORDER TO SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF WATER CONSERVATION. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 87
22 05-10-2020 EACH ONE FEED ONE TO UNDERSTAND THAT DUE TO THE LOCKDOWN THE STRAY ANIMALS MAY GO WITHOUT FOOD AND DOING SOMETHING FOR THEM. THE VOLUNTEERS FED STRAY ANIMALS AND BIRDS AND ALSO GOT A SENSE OF SATISFACTION BY DOING SO. SOCIETY 83
23 06-10-2020 PLEDGE TAKING ACTIVITY TO LEARN ABOUT THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND THE NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON THESE PROBLEMS. UNDERSTOOD THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND PLEDGED TO MAKE A CHANGE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE COUNTRY. SOCIETY 127
24 07-10-2020 COVID-19 AWARENESS & PREVENTION PROGRAMME LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CURRENT PANDEMIC AND THE CORONA VIRUS AND THE CARE WHICH MUST BE TAKEN. LEARNED MORE ABOUT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND LEARNT HOW ONE CAN PREVENT FROM BEING INFECTED BY THE VIRUS THROUGH A COURSE PROVIDED BY WHO. HEALTH, SOCIETY 124
25 09-10-2020 A TALK WITH THE BRAVE UNDERSTAND THE CAREER SCOPE IN DEFENSE AFTER COMPLETING BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING AND MOTIVATE VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE THE NATION. LEARNED ABOUT THE VARIOUS WAYS THROUGH WHICH THEY CAN JOIN THE ARMED FORCES AND THUS SERVE THE NATION. SOCIETY 115
26 11-10-2020 AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT TO DISCUSS THE AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT MOVEMENT AND TALK ABOUT THE VARIOUS WAYS TO MAKE THIS CHANGE. THE VOLUNTEERS TALKED ABOUT THE VARIOUS INDIAN ORIGIN BRANDS WHICH CAN BE USED INSTEAD OF FOREIGN BRANDS IN ORDER TO PROMOTE THE AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT MOVEMENT. SOCIETY 66
27 12-10-2020 PLEDGE TAKING - 2 TO LEARN ABOUT THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND THE NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON THESE PROBLEMS. UNDERSTOOD THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND PLEDGED TO MAKE A CHANGE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE COUNTRY. SOCIETY 142
28 23-10-2020 MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM WEBINAR TO LEARN ABOUT THE MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM AND WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT TO US. THE VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTOOD THE NEED OF PRESERVING MANGROVE TREES AND GOT TO KNOW WHAT THEY CAN DO. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 99
29 24-10-2020 DIGITAL LITERACY UNDERSTAND THAT NOT ALL CHILDREN ARE GETTING THE BASIC EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND THUS PREPARE RESOURCES TO HELP THESE CHILDREN. PREPARED A SYLLABUS WHICH IS INTERESTED AND CHILD-FRIENDLY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 82
30 31-10-2020 PLEDGE TAKING ACTIVITY - 3 TO LEARN ABOUT THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND THE NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON THESE PROBLEMS. UNDERSTOOD THE VARIOUS PROBLEMS IN THE NATION AND PLEDGED TO MAKE A CHANGE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE COUNTRY. SOCIETY 79
31 07-11-2020 SLOGAN MAKING ACTIVITY TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS AWARE ABOUT THE VARIOUS SOCIAL ISSUES IN SOCIETY AND COME UP WITH CATCHY SLOGANS. VOLUNTEERS BECAME AWARE OF THE SOCIAL ISSUES AND SUCCESSFULLY CAME UP WITH CATCHY SLOGANS AND ATTRACTIVE POSTERS. SOCIETY 58
32 17-11-2020 SMRUTIGANDH PROGRAM TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS KNOW THE WORK BALASAHEB THACKEREY. TOWARDS THE COUNTRY VOLUNTEERS REALIZED ABOUT THE EFFORTS TAKEN BY BALASAHEB THACKERAY FOR THE COUNTRY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 20
33 17-01-2021 WEBINAR ON PCOS TO CREATE AN AWARENESS ABOUT PCOS AMONG THE FEMALE VOLUNTEERS. THE VOLUNTEERS WERE ABLE TO EXPRESS AND CLEAR THEIR VARIOUS DOUBTS REGARDING THIS TOPIC EDUCATION, HEALTH, SOCIETY 47
34 24-01-2021 PARAKRAM DIVAS TO LEARN ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTION OF NETAJI CHANDRA BOSE TO THIS COUNTRY. THE VOLUNTEERS CAME UP WITH DRAWINGS, POEM, VIDEOS ETC. TO TRIBUTE OUR NATIONAL HERO. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 78
35 26-01-2021 DEBATE ACTIVITY TO HELP THE VOLUNTEERS DEVELOP ESSENTIAL THINKING SKILLS AND EDUCATE THEM ABOUT THE VARIOUS SOCIAL TOPICS. THE VOLUNTEERS GOT ACQUAINTED WITH SKILLS LIKE GROUP MANAGEMENT, TEAM WORK AND CRITICAL THINKING. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 65
36 30-01-2021 ROAD SAFETY QUIZ TO ENLIGHTEN THE VOLUNTEERS ABOUT THE PROTOCOL TO BE FOLLOWED WHEN ON ROAD. THE VOLUNTEERS REVISED THE DRIVING RULES AND LEARNT ABOUT HOW TO DRIVE SAFELY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 115
37 01-02-2021 PLEDGE TAKING ACTIVITY - 4 TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS PLEDGE FOR PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT. THE VOLUNTEERS PLEDGED TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS A BETTER ENVIRONMENT AND ITS CONSERVATION. ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY 120
38 09-02-2021 TREE PLANTATION DRIVE TO HIGHLIGHT THE IMPORTANCE OF TREES AMONG THE VOLUNTEERS. THE VOLUNTEERS REALIZED THE IMPORTANCE OF TREES AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT. ENVIRONMENT 52
39 14-02-2021 ROAD SAFETY AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TO MAKE THE DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS AWARE ABOUT THE TRAFFIC RULES. THE VOLUNTEERS CAME UP WITH DIFFERENT POSTERS, SLOGANS AND PARODIES ABOUT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND RAISED AWARENESS ABOUT THE TRAFFIC RULES. SOCIETY 49
40 19-02-2021 ROAD SAFETY WEBINAR TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGER OF RECKLESS DRIVING AND EDUCATE THE VOLUNTEERS ABOUT THE RULES WHEN ON ROAD. THE VOLUNTEERS WERE EDUCATION ABOUT THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ROAD SAFETY. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 43
41 21-02-2021 STAND UP TRAINING TO SHED LIGHT ON MISTREATMENT OF WOMEN IN PUBLIC AND WHAT ONE CAN DO AS A VICTIM OR EVEN AS A WITNESS. THE VOLUNTEERS LEARNT WHAT THEY CAN DO IF THEY LAND THEMSELVES IN A BAD SITUATION. EDUCATION, SOCIETY 105
42 28-02-2021 SWACHHTA ABHIYAN TO INVOKE A SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY IN THE VOLUNTEERS TO KEEP THEIR SURROUNDINGS CLEAN. THE VOLUNTEERS CLEANED THE AREA AROUND THEM AND CONTRIBUTED TO THE SWATCHH BHARAT ABHIYAN. SOCIETY 82
43 14-03-2021 INTERACTION WITH ELDERS TO MAKE VOLUNTEERS SPEND QUALITY TIME WITH THEIR ELDERS AND ALSO TO AWAKEN A SENSE OF GRATITUDE FOR THOSE WHO CARED FOR US THE VOLUNTEERS MADE VARIOUS GIFT AND SOME EVEN PREPARED MEAL FOR THE FIRST TIME AND LEARNT SOMETHING NEW ALSO THEY GOD QUALITY TIME TO BOND WITH THEIR ELDERS . SOCIETY 56
44 30-03-2021 AWARENESS ON COVID-19 VACCINATION TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF COVID-19 VACCINE AND ALSO TO CLEAR MYTHS AND STIGMA ABOUT THE SAME. THE VOLUNTEERS INTERACTED WITH THOSE WHO WERE SKEPTICAL OF TAKING THE VACCINE AND CLEARED ALL THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE SAME AND ALSO ENCOURAGED EVERYONE ELIGILBLE TO TAKE THE VACCINE. HEALTH, SOCIETY 27
45 31-03-2021 WEBINAR ON NUTRITION & HEALTH TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS AWARE ABOUT VARIOUS LIFESTYLE CHANGES AND ALSO GUIDE THEM ABOUT HEALTHY DIET, IMPORTANCE OF EXCERCISE AND OTHER FACTORS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE. VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTOOD THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A HEALTHY LIFE AND DECIDED TO TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES. HEALTH 93
46 07-04-2021 ORGAN DONATION DRIVE BY MUMBAI UNIVERSITY LEARN ABOUT THE ORGAN DONATION OPTIONS AFTER DEATH AND UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS. UNDERSTOOD THE NEED TO DONATE ORGANS AND CLEARED THE COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ORGAN DONATION. HEALTH, SOCIETY 145 
47 29-04-2021 SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S VALUE BASED LEADERSHIP TRAINING TO MAKE VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF LEADERSHIP QUALITY WHICH SWAMI VIVEKANAND INCULCATED AMONG HIMSELF VOLUNTEERS WERE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP QUALITY IN THEIR LIFE EDUCATION 09
48 30-04-2021 ONE FOR THE UNHEARD TO MAKE THE VOLUNTEERS UNDERSTAND ABOUT HOW THE DEAF PEOPLE COMMUNICATE. VOLUNTEERS GOT TO KNOW ABOUT THE INDIAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND HOW TO FRAME SENTENCES IN IT WHICH MAY HELP THEM COMMUNICATE WITH DEAF PEOPLE IN DAY-TO-DAY LIFE. EDUCATION
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Future plans

1) Anti Plastic Campaign
2) Environmental Conservation
3) Disaster Management
4) Litter of Light
5) Colour coding – Save electricity
6) City Beautification
7) Computer literacy
8) Disaster Management

 

 


Working Committee