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The institute has under taken various activities for  unleashing  students potential in various fields. It includes a software developing team DRUDA,  an EC Club for providing technical education and a NSS team to practise national integration and social harmony.

 

National Service Scheme (NSS)

Introduction
The National Service Scheme (NSS) was evolved and introduced by the Government of India in the year 1969. It aims at developing amongst students a sense of participation in nation building through Social Work. This deepens understanding of the social environment and enriches his/her personality through actual participation in day-to-day life of the society. This process of learning is not only a desirable supplement to the classroom education but develops in the student a sense of responsibility, tolerance and cooperation. The NSS plays a vital role in the development of the latent aspects of the student's personality.
Since the establishment of the College in 2001, the NSS unit has been functioning with full vigour and enthusiasm.


Aim
The main aim of National Service Scheme is personality development through social service or community service. This programme is to inculcate the social welfare thoughts in the students, and to provide service to the society without any prejudice. Another aim is personality development through social service. It is equivalent to ScoutsNational Cadet Corps (NCC) and other programmes developed for the welfare of the society and the nation.


Motto
The motto of the National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) is "Not Me, Not You, But We", This expresses the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless services and appreciation of another man's point of view and also show consideration for fellow human beings..

Specific objective
1. To arouse social consciousness of the students by providing them opportunities to work with and among the people.
2. To develop an awareness and knowledge of social realities to have concern for the well being of the community and engage in creative and constructive social action.
3. To provide with rich and meaningful educational experiences to them in order to make their education complete and meaningful.
4. To develop skill needed in the exercise of democratic leadership and programme development to help them get self-employed.
5. To give them the opportunities for their personality development.


Unit Level Organisation
There is one units of NSS in IET under the charge of programme officer. Student members are admitted into unit ,so that each and every student gets a chance to work under the NSS. The NSS of this College involves active participation of the Principal, college advisory committee, the teachers, students, governmental /non-governmental departments or agencies, local institutes and other beneficiaries.


Obligation of an NSS volunteer
Every NSS volunteer is expected to engage himself in NSS activities for 240 hours inclusive of a special camp for 10 days duration during a period of 2 academic years. All NSS volunteers will be provided with a work diary to record their details of work done. All outgoing volunteers are issued an NSS certificate by the state cell. The NSS unit of this college present an award to the best outgoing student volunteer every year.


Benefits of Joining NSS
1. The NSS offers a wonderful opportunity to use a part of spare time to empathies and help the poor and the under privileged fellow countrymen living in slums and villages.
2. It provides the volunteers with an opportunity to train themselves as the future leaders and decision makers of the country.
3. It provides training to equip the volunteers with the minimum necessary skills to carryout programmes.
4. It provides with opportunities to take part in inter-collegiate / inter-university / inter-state camps and exchange ideas with students from other colleges / universities / states.


IET NSS activities
1. Blood detection camps, blood donation etc.
2. Campus cleaning.
3. Celebration of important days.
4. Orientation camps.
5. Participation of students in various seminars conducted all over the state.
6. Various cultural activities aiming at personality development of students.
7. Raising of funds for various altruistic activities.





     
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