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National Service Scheme (NSS)

XIM University

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give”

About NSS

National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Student Youth Programme launched in 1969, on the birth centenary year of the Father of Nation – Mahatma Gandhi, by the Government of India. This Central Government sponsored scheme, conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, aims to inculcate amongst the students the value of giving back to the society and gain insight into real issues on ground which need to be addressed by the young blood of India.

NSS Motto


The motto of NSS: “Not me, but you” says a lot about the spirit of the scheme. In order to prepare the youth for real-life situations outside the four-walls of class-room, it is imperative for them to form a living contact with the community. By contributing to community service on voluntary basis, the students in academic institutions get opportunity to boost their wholesome personality development and gain exposure about the needs and problems of the community, thereby getting involved in the process of bringing reforms.

Objectives of NSS:

The objective of creating NSS units is to empower UG students and create future leaders in them. The primary aim of the NSS program is to develop the personality and character of the student youth through voluntary and community service. Students would gain skills in mobilizing community participation and acquire leadership qualities and democratic values. NSS strives to develop competencies among the volunteers:

  1. To understand the community in which the NSS volunteers work and to understand themselves in relation to their community
  1. To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve themselves in problem-solving exercises
  1. To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility;
  2. To utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  1. To gain skills in mobilizing community participation
  2. To acquire leadership qualities and democratic values
  3. To develop the capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters
  4. To practice national integration and social harmony
  5. To render service to the community while studying in an educational institution
  6. To arouse the social conscience among students; and
  7. To provide them with an opportunity to work creatively and constructively with the community around the academic campus

NSS Unit at XIM

Xavier Institute of Management is a renowned university known for its mission of inspiring future generation of students with not just exceptional experience of higher education but also shaping its students in a manner that when they take flight to their dream jobs, they are equipped well to take on the real-life challenges with a good value system which includes integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, compassion and sustainability.

Through its NSS Units, XIM aims to sensitize its volunteers to the work for upliftment of the community and develop amongst its members the qualities of a good social leader, efficient administrator, informed citizen and compassionate and a sensitive human being.

NSS – Office Bearers:



Sr. No.









Prof. Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo


NSS Co-ordinator

School of Communications




Prof. Biranchi Narayan Panda

NSS Unit – I


NSS Program Officer

Xavier School of Law




Prof. Sandeep Kumar Mohanty

NSS Unit – II


NSS Program Officer

School of Commerce




Prof. Debasmita Basu

NSS Unit – III


NSS Program Officer

School of Economics




Prof. Siddharth Misra

NSS Unit – IV

NSS Program Officer

School of Commerce




Prof. Neha Jha

NSS Unit – V

NSS Program Officer

School of Liberal Arts



Prof. Aradhana Basu

NSS Unit – VI

NSS Program Officer

School of Sustainability



Prof. Anindya Pattanayak

NSS Unit – VII

NSS Program Officer

School of Commerce


NSS Advisory Board Members


  • Antony R. Uvari SJ, Vice Chancellor, XIM University, Chairperson
  • S. Antony Raj SJ, Registrar, XIM University
  • V. Arokiyadass SJ, Chief Finance Officer, XIM University
  • Jagadanada, Mentor & Co-Founder, CYSD (NGO Representative)
  • Sujit, Founder and Secretary, Bakul Foundation (NGO Representative)
  • Ajit Kumar Satapathy, Head, Odisha City Forest Division, Govt. of Odisha
  • Mukund Sahoo, Professor & Additional Superitendent, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar
  • Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo, NSS Program Coordinator and Convener
  • Biranchi Narayan P. Panda, Program Officer, NSS Unit-I
  • Sandeep Kumar Mohanty, Program Officer, NSS Unit-II
  • Aarti Sangwan, Program Officer, NSS Unit-III
  • Prasanta Kumar Mohapatra, Administrative Officer, XIM University
  • Bhimsen Bhujabal, Panchayat Samiti Member, Niranjanpur Village
  • Madhusudan Roy, Village Head, Patra Sahi
  • Sushree Joyesha, Student Volunteer & Leader, NSS Unit-I
  • Kalagarla Kowsik, Student Volunteer & Leader, NSS Unit-II
  • Aryan Jaiswal, Student Volunteer & Leader, NSS Unit-III

Program Officers Participation in NSS trainings, workshops and Consultation Meetings

Student Volunteers Participation in NSS trainings, workshops and Consultation Meetings

NSS Events and Activities

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