About us : National Service Scheme, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Government of India, popularly known as NSS was formally launched on 24th  September, 1969, the birth centenary year of ‘The Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi Ji was that person who had inspired the Indian youth to participate in the movement for India’s independence and the social upliftment of the downtrodden masses of our nation. Aimed at developing student's personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people. NSS provides opportunity to the student-youth of schools, Institutions, colleges and University level of India to take part in various Government led community service activities & programmes. The NSS Unit of Shree Ramakrishna B. T. College, Darjeeling started operating from August, 2023. This NSS Unit is approved & under the Baba Saheb Ambedkar Education University. The NSS Unit dertemined to participate & conduct various events like community services, various programmes Awareness, health & medical related camp, social welfare projects, Special Camping Programmes, demonstrations, rally, Seminar, wokshop and other related activities. The NSS Unit of Shree Ramakrishna B. T. College, Darjeeling provides a platform to the students for community work and developing a sense of involvement in the tasks of nation building. NSS volunteers work to ensure that a needy get help to enhance their standard of living.

NSS Badge: The NSS symbol is embossed on the NSS badge. The NSS Badge is Proud to Serve the Nation. All the youth volunteers who opt to serve the nation through the NSS led community service wear the NSS badge with pride and a sense of responsibility towards helping needy. The Konark wheel in the NSS badge having 8 bars signifies the 24 hours of  the day, reminding the wearer to be ready for the service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours. Red colour in the badge signifies energy and spirit displayed by the NSS volunteers. The Blue colour signifies the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

The Motto of NSS: The motto or watchword of the National Service Scheme is: ‘NOT ME BUT YOU’. This reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of the other person’s point of view and also to show consideration for fellow human beings. It underlines that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of society on the whole. Therefore, it should be the aim of the NSS to demonstrate this motto in its day-to-day programme.


The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are:

  1. Understands 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 them 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 attitudes.

  9. Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and.

  10. Practise national integration and social harmony.

'The NSS unit of the college warmly welcome students, teachers, social workers and well-wishers who would like to join hands with the unit in some way or the other and add value-ethics to their own lives and others by providing meaningful social service to the community.'  - Mr. Anand Das, Programme Officer, Assistant Professor, SRBTC.