Support Units

Support Units


National Service Scheme (NSS)
About NSS
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India sponsored flagship for public service program conducted by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India. On 24 September 1969, the then Union Education Minister V.K.R.V. Rao launched the NSS at 37 universities all states, the scheme provides opportunity to the graduate & post graduate students at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service.
NSS Badge
The symbol for the NSS has been based on the giant Rath Wheel of the world-famous Kunark Surya Mandir (The Black Pagoda) situated in Odisha India. The wheel portrays the cycle of creation, preservation and release. It signifies the movement in life across time and space, the symbol thus stands for continuity as well as change and implies the continuous striving of NSS for social change. The eight chakra’s in the wheel represents Ashtha Prahar (24 hours) of a day. The red colour indicates that the volunteer is full of blood lively, active, energetic and full of high spirit. The navy blue colour indicates the cosmos that volunteers should calm ready to contribute its share with discipline and courageous and express contribution for mankind services.
NSS Motto
NSS motto is NOT ME BUT YOU, that expresses the essence of democratic and upholds the need for selfless service and appreciation of other man point of view and consideration for fellow human being for the upliftment of welfare of the society.
Aims and Objectives of NSS
The programme aims to instilling the idea of social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance to lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. It also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster's victims.
Volunteers should develop the personality through community services like …….
  • To work among people
  • To engage in creative and constructive social activities
  • To enhance the knowledge of himself and community through confrontation with reality
  • To gain skills in the exercise democratic leadership
  • To put his scholarship to practical use in mitigating at least some of the social problems
  • To gain skills in programme development to enable for self employment
  • To bridge the gap between educated and uneducated masses
  • To promote the will to serve the weaker section of the community

Duties of NSS Volunteers
  • To establish report with the people in the project area.
  • Identify needs, problem and resources of the community.
  • Plan proramme and carry out the plan.
  • Relate his learning and experiences towards finding solutions to the problem.
  • Record the activities in work diary practically and assess the progress periodically.

Code of conduct for NSS volunteers
  • All NSS volunteers shall work under guidance of a group leader nominated by the programme officer.
  • They shall make themselves worthy of the confidence and co-operation of the group community leadership.
  • They shall scrupulously avoid entering on to the controversial issue.

About NSS Unit of the College
  1. Total number of volunteers: 100
  2. Total number of students permitted for special camp: 50
  3. Total number of Units: 01
  4. Total number of Program officers: 01
  5. Name of Program officer: Dr. R.D. Gore

Committee members
Sr. No. Name of the member Designation
1 Prin. Dr. S.V. Koti Chairman
2 Dr. R.D. Gore Program Officer
3 Dr. S. P. Nawale Member
4 Dr. Mrs. R. M. Ovhal Member
5 Dr. G. U. Todkari Member
6 Dr. A. M. Jadhav Member
7 Dr. V. A. Gargade Member
8 Miss. V.V. Dhobale Member
9 Mr. R. N. Nawale Member
Extension activities and Institutional Social Responsibility through Contribution of NSS There are two types of activities run by NSS unit as Regular Activities(120 hours) and Annual Special Camp(120 hours). All the NSS Volunteers who have served NSS for at least 2 years and have performed 240 hours of work under NSS are entitled to a certificate from the university under the signature of the Vice-Chancellor and the Programme Coordinator. The Annual camps are known as Special Camps. Camps are held annually, funded by the government of India, and are usually located in a rural village or a city suburb. Volunteers may be involved in such following activities like:
  1. Organization of street play and other awareness programs for eradication of Dowry system and women empowerment.
  2. Organization of International Yoga Day.
  3. Organization of blood Donation camps.
  4. Organization of Health Education Programs for youth.
  5. Organization of awareness rally for Pollution and cleaning.
  6. AIDS awareness program and celebrated AIDS day.
  7. Organization of Tree Plantation program every year.
  8. Participation and organization of programs for social benefit like tree plantation program, Blood Donation camp, social awareness programs, Road safety week, cleaning drives etc.
  9. Organization of voters awareness program and celebrated voters day.
  10. Participation in Pulse polio program organized by Health department, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  11. Organized cleaning drives in and around the campus and participation in Swaccha Bharata Abhiyan.
  12. Celebrated birth anniversaries and death anniversaries of National leaders.
  13. Organization of seven day’s special youth camp on social issues.
NCC Introduction NCC : Started in 1972 —Unit of 53 cadets ( includes 18 sw & 35 sd) — Achievemnent Shubham Shinde attended Republic Day Pared at Delhi in Jan 2016 ◦Vaibhav Budbude attended Himalaya Rock Climbing and tracking camp in Apr. 2019 ◦Many alumni cadets serving in Army, Paramilitary Forces and Police —Results : 100% result in ‘B’ and ‘C’ Certificate Exam —Our ANO Lt. S. K. Patil attended Ahamadnagr, Poona Army attachment camp, Kerala NIC Camp, Shivaji Trail Treck Camp and ATC camps.
  • Features Every Year the college encourage students to participate in more than 15 various games at Inter collegiate sports championships. 61 players (Men & Women) participated in State level sports championship in various game. 131 players (Men & Women) participated in National Inter University sports championship in various games. All necessary Sports Kits and Sports equipments is provided by College to students.
Major Achievements
Women’s Study Center
    •  To address issues related to girl students.
    •  To encourage girl students in their personal growth, career opportunities and offer counselling for psychosocial needs.
    The context:
    • The basic motive of this centre is to Empower Girls students to face contemporary challenges.
    • Evidence of Success
    • The Centre has successfully organized events in the wider interests of the girls students.
    Inaugural of Self Defence Camp Poster Competition Cancer Awareness Programme
College has provided a Health care Centre for all the students in college campus.

Institutional Distinctiveness

Bhagwan Mahaveer Studies Centre

  • Establishment of Bhagwan Mahaveer Studies Centre at Walchand College of Arts and Science, Solapur under UGC scheme of Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India
  • Fostering social integrity through the philosophy Bhagwan Mahaveer
  • Organization of various events for inculcation of Jainology, thoughts of Bhagwan Mahaveer and Jain philosophy.
Organization of activities:
  • Shrut Panchami poojan
  • Essay writing competition on the occasion of Paryushan Parv
  • Paryushan Parva Elocution Competition
  • Kshamavali Series of Lectures
  • Quiz Competition
  • Drawing competition
  • Mahaveer Jayanti