A Seven days Training and Orientation programme for NSS Programme Officers of Jammu Region was inaugurated by
Prof.R.D.Sharma, Vice Chancellor, JU which is being organized by the office of the Programme Coordinator, NSS, University of Jammu in collaboration with T.O.R.C, Chandigarh.Speaking on the occasion, Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice
Chancellor, University of Jammu called to develop the faculties of thinking, analysis and reason and a habit of learning, to increase the general awareness and knowledge and to impart education of excellence as well as of relevance to contemporary needs. Prof. Sharma asked the Programme Officers to understand their responsibility and become role
models for their students so that they also emulate the same.
Addressing the Participants in the Orientation Programme for Programme Officers from various colleges, Prof. Sharma called for generating awareness among the students and said that NSS programe is a value creation system. He asked the Programme Officers of the various colleges to generate interest among the students and also to create awareness of national and social problems requiring attention. He said that the change will come automatically when the students understand their responsibility towards the society.
He asked them to develop among their students a sense of social and civic responsibility and to participate and utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems. He also expressed satisfaction over adopting of villages by some colleges and said that all the institutions should come forward and work for the welfare of the society especially for those in need. He advised them to dedicate atleast one day in a week or a month towards the social cause.
Around 45 Programme officers are participating in the orientation programme.The programme started with the lighting of lamp. Dr.Vishav Raksha, Programme Coordinator, NSS, University of Jammu in her welcome address spoke about the features and working of NSS as an important national scheme and how the orientation programmes are important for the NSS Programme officers. Further Dr.Satyavir Malik, Director, T.O.R.C while addressing the gathering apprised about the working of NSS. He focused on the ideology of Gandhi and Vivekananda and how the society should follow their ideology for better social system. The vote of thanks was presented by Dr.Hema Gandotra, NSS Programme
Officer, University of Jammu. Ms.Shakun Sharma conducted the programme. Others who were present on the occasion were Jai kumar Sharma, Spl secretary to VC, Prof.Jasbir Singh, Chaiman NSS campus units JU, Dr.Anupama Vohra, Dr.Monika Narang and Dr.Neharica Subhash.