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                  National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Government Educational Programme started in the year 1969. It is functioning under the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports at the national level and under the Ministry of Higher Education at the State level. The major aim of National Service Scheme is the development of the personality of students through community service. We have two National Service Scheme (NSS) units comprising 200 volunteers.


To build the youth with the mind and spirit to serve the society and work for the uplift of the down-trodden masses of our nation.


The National Service Scheme has been functioning with the motto “Not ME BUT YOU” in view of making the youth inspired in service of the people and hence NSS aims education through community service and community service through education.

No: of units:                                      2

No: of volunteers:                              200

Name of Programme Officers:

Shaju Mathew                             Dr.Merlymole Joseph

Assistant Professor ,                        Assistant Professor ,

Department of Commerce               Department of Statistics


We undertake various social activities such as awareness programmes, cleaning public places, blood donation camps, afforestation etc.

  In recent past we have conducted many socially committed programmes. Few among them are

  • ‘Filament free village’ – converted the adopted village to a filament free village by replacing all incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs.
  • Women empowerment programme
  • Youth empowerment programme
  • Water conservation
  • Organic farming
  • Health campaigns
  • Cleaning and beautification of public properties
  • Distribution of food to street dwellers, old age home and childrens home
  • Distribution of study materials to economically backward school children of Attapady, Tribal area
  • Flood relief materials to flood affected families
  • Street plays to create awareness on environment pollution, drug abuse, corruption, integrity etc
  • Health survey at Vattavada a tribal district of Kerala
  • Awareness programmes on Aids, Pulse polio immunization, Digital India, Dengue fever
  • Various training workshops such as assembling of LED bulbs, first aid and basic life support, self defence techniques to girls, making toiletries etc.


  • Energy Conservation

        Filament free Village- Pizhala

  • Our adopted village, Pizhala in Kadamakkudy Panchayath. is a naturally formed island near Kochi surrounded by river Periyar.
  • There are three wards in the village consisting of 900 houses.
  • Conducted 4 surveys. About 40% of the people were using filament bulbs or incandescent bulbs. 
  • We conducted awareness camps on energy conservation and green initiatives.
  • As part of energy conservation, all incandescent bulbs (330 numbers) were replaced with LED bulbs assembled by our volunteers and made the village Filament free.
  • Kadamakkudy panchayath President Smt.Salini Babu declared the Pizhala village as FILAMENT FREE VILLAGE (filament muktha gramam).
  • With the support of Canara Bank, Ernakulam, distributed 600 LED bulbs to economically backward people of the village.


Activity reports

Report 2022-23