Established in 1969, the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit in Utkal University organizes several activities with an aim to bring personality development of the students through Community Service.  With the active participation of students the unit strives to inculcate civic and social responsibility in the students.

National service scheme (NSS) has been introduced at Utkal University since 1969 as a part of the academic programme .The objective of the scheme is “Education and Service” to the community which cater the needs of the society. This scheme helps the students in development of behavior and interactive skill. The NSS volunteers take the initiations to inculcate the spirit of patriotism, national integration, brotherhood, communal harmony, cleanness among the people. The NSS Bureau, Utkal University is the largest Bureau of Odisha consists of 239 units having 23900 volunteers. 


Dr. Braja Narayan Patra

National Services Scheme, Utkal University