NSS scheme is under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and NSS cell, Higher and technical education, Govt. of Maharashtra., Savitribai Phule Pune University National Service Scheme (NSS) has been introduced at Kr. Vasantrao Narayanrao Naik Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha’s, Arts, Commerce & Science College, Nashik since 2005 as a part of the academic program and since then NSS has been functioning as a regular activity in the realm of our university education.
The objective of the scheme is service to the community. It is a student-centered program in which projects are implemented by the NSS volunteers in the community in close collaboration with the community and thereby it provides vast scope for the student's interaction with the people. Many such programs or activities have been organized by the college with the aim of developing the country through environment conservation, personality development, social development, social awareness and social work. Its main effects have been seen on the development of student personality as well as on the environment. It is a program for students to cater to the needs of the community, as and when required. It will also help the students to communicate with society.
The students joining this scheme develop many behavioral interactive skills. They visit the rural areas as NSS volunteers during the camps organized by the colleges. The NSS volunteers take initiative in developing a Technocratic Environment and also help the underprivileged people to develop themselves. The scheme promotes the ability to present them in a better way. Thus the ultimate goal of the scheme is to strive to inculcate the bond of patriotism, national integration, brotherhood, communal harmony among these volunteers.