Brief Description of Department:-

National Service Scheme was introduced to mark Mahatma Gandhi Birth Centenary in 1969, in 37 Universities and 370 colleges to bring youths under an umbrella for the welfare and constructive activities. National Service Scheme has grown across the country with more than 4 lakh volunteers in the wake of 21st century. Shikshak Sanchalit Shikshan Shanstha’s Dr. Shantilal Dhanji Devsey Arts College & Commerce and Science College, Wadaintroduced National service in tune with University objectives.

The college has 200 enroll capacity with two units. The unit performs various social welfare activities. The NSS unit provides students the opportunities to develop qualities of leadership, social awareness, AIDS awareness. The unit directs them to undertake activities, projects, awareness programmes. The unit to sensitize the students, exposes them to various burning issues, social problems and evils. The exposure to the village by sevenday residential camps at adopted village organized by the unit. The student volunteers are taught life skills, practical guide and awareness about their rights and duties. They are oriented towards the social cause, and their participation in nation building.

The units has adopted two villages i.e. Kiravali  and Varale, Tal- Wada. Mr. Santosh Bhavarthe and Dr. Mrs. Neeta Dhanorkar are working as programme officer.

Faculty In charge :- Mr. Santosh Budhaji Bhavarthe

Composition of Department

NSS unit:- There are two units of 100 volunteers each.

Advisory Committee:-

The overall function of the NSS advisory committees at the college level is to advice on the various activities of the NSS unit based on the felt needs of the students and the community. It should meet regularly at least four times during the year. The NSS Advisory Committee should discuss the matters pertaining to Programme / Projects to be implemented, review of the activities undertaken, future plan, approve the expenditure incurred on various programmes form time to time, the purchase/ disposal of dead stock items, etc.

Sr.No. Name Designation
1 Prin. N.K. Phadke (Chairperson) Principal
2 Mr. C. B. Ingale (Member) Asso. Professor
3 Dr. Surendra Khandekar (Member) Asst. Professor
4 Mr. Krushna Jadhav (Member) Representative of the development Dept.
5 Mr. Alpesh Patil(Member) Representative of adopted village
6 Mr. Jayesh Chaudhari (Member) Student
7 Miss. Mamata Gaikwad (Member) Student
8 Prof. Vivek kudu (Invitee) Dist. Coordinator
9 Mr. Santosh Bhavarthe (Secretary) Prog. Officer


Programme Officers:-

Sr.No. Name of Programme Officer Designation
01 Mr. Santosh Bhavarthe Asst. Professor
02 Mrs. Dr. Neeta Dhanorkar Asst. Professor

The college NSS Unit is expected to work under the guidance of the Principal who shall form a advisory committee to provide direction to the NSS activities and also appoint a Programme Officer- selected from the members of the faculty- as executive head of the College NSS Unit. The Programme Officer is expected to motivate the student youth to understand the value and philosophy of NSS. The overall functions of NSS Programme Officer are to help the students to plan, implement and evaluate the activities of NSS under his/her charge and give proper guidance and directions to the student volunteers. To discharge his/her obligation under NSS Programme the Programme Officer plays the role of an Organizer, an educator, a Coordinator, a Supervisor, an administrator, and as public relation officer.  One Programme Officer be appointed on every NSS unit a lady teacher should be appointed as NSS Programme Officer.·  A programme Officer is expected to attend a Orientation Course of 10 days within· 3 months of his/her appointment. The Programme Officer must undergo the orientation course within one year of the date of appointment in case the orientation is not conducted in the stipulated period of 3 months. The Programme Officer should be appointed at least for a period of 3 consecutive years· in first instance. However, this period is reduced/extendable, on the review of his/her performance by Principal and NSS Programme Coordinator. College NSS Unit headed by the NSS Programme Officer under the guidance of the Principal. One Programme Officer will be incharge of one unit only.

List of events/Activities :-


1)Cleanliness drive;

2)Health and social awareness campaign;

3)Yoga training;

4)Special Camp Activity;

5)Blood donation camp


1)Lecture on “Water management” ;

2)Yoga Training;

3)Rider training camp;

4)Special Camp Activity;

5)Blood donation camp


1)Celebration of “ World Yoga Day”;

2)Cleanliness drive;

3)Celebration of “Constitution Day”;

4)Special Camp Activity;

5)Solar Energy Workshop;

6)Blood donation camp


1)Celebration of ”World  Yoga Day”;


3)Tree Plantation at  Gargoan village;

4)Tree Plantation at College camps;

5)Cleanliness Drive;

6)Lecture on “Health Issues &Precautions”;

7)Leprosy survey;

8)Lecture on “Law literacy”;

9)Lecture on Career Guidance;

10)Celebration of “Constitution Day”;

11)Check Dam Construction;

12)Voter Awareness & registration;

13)Special Camp Activity;

14)Blood donation camp


1)Tree Plantation;

2)Celebration of ”World Yoga Day”;

3)Tree Plantation;

4)Voter Awareness & registration;

5)Lecture on “Environment  Conservation”;

6)Lecture on “Health Issues &Precautions”;

7)Leprosy survey;

8)Cleanliness Drive;

9)Lecture on “Wildlife Security”;

10)Lecture on “Law Literacy”;

11)HIV/AIDS Awareness & Health Checkup;

12)Special Camp Activity;

13)Social awareness ( Street Plays);

14)Blood donation camp

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