One Boys’ Unit and One Girls’ Unit of 50 Volunteers each of the National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) functions in the College since 1972 with a view to promoting social consciousness as well as a sense of discipline and dignity of labour among College students. The scheme utilises the leisure time of students during two years of their college studies in various items of social service which not only help the community but also provide an opportunity to the students to appreciate the conditions prevailing in the community. The ultimate aim is to develop the personality of students through community service.

Specific Objectives

The specific objectives of the N.S.S. are to arouse in the student a social consciousness and provide him with opportunities, such as : (i) To work with and among people, (ii) To engage in non-violent constructive social activities, (iii) To understand themselves in relation to their community, (iv) To develop capacity required for group living and sharing responsibility and experiences’with others, (v) To enhance his knowledge of himself and the community through confronting with reality, (vi) To put his scholarship to practical use in mitigating the grave and alarming social problems (vii) To gain skills in the exercise of democratic leadership, (viii) To strengthen National Integration through cultural exchange programme.


Enrolment is open to all students who satisfy the standard of physical fitness and process a dedicated social bent of mind. A student enrolled in N.C.C. is not allowed to join

N.S.S. Volunteers are enrolled through proper scrutiny examining the previous experience and their interest in the field of cultural activities like music, dance and drama etc. Literacy activities, social service and dignity of labour.

Each volunteer has to choose one of the following groups : (1) Social Service and Village Development, (2) Adult Literacy Programme, (3) Rovers Crew, (4) St. John’s Ambulance and Red Cross Activities, (5) Village Survey and Campus Project.

Prospects :

  1. A student enrolled in N.S.S. successfully completes 250 hours of regular N.S.S. programme in two years is entitled for getting a certificate from the concerned University to which the College is affiliated,
  2. There is provision for participation in inter-college and inter-state N.S.S. camps and National Integration Camps,
  3. There is provision for going abroad for outstanding N.S.S. volunteers,
  4. In voluntary organisations and other social sectors, priority in employment is given to N.S.S. volunteers,
  5. Around 20 Nos. of N.S.V. (National Service Volunteers) may be appointed or absorbed with stipend of 50/- per head,
  6. National Youth Award for outstanding performance in literacy and other social activities and Prakruti Mitra Award for plantation and its preservation respectively have been introduced,
  7.  There is a provision for State award of 3000.00, a trophy and a certificate by the Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Odisha for the best N.S.S. Volunteer of the State,
  8.  The best S.S. unit of the State will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 3000.00, a trophy and a certificate by the Govt. of Odisha
  9. The best volunteer and Programme Officer, S.S. of the country will be awarded the Indira Gandhi National Award, which includes a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000.00 (One lakh rupees), a trophy and a certificate by the President of India,
  10. S.S. Volunteers, completing 240 hours of programme in two years with University, State or National awards will be given weightage in admission for higher studies. The weightage will be 5%, 7% and 10% for University, State and National level awardees respectively, 
  11. S.S. volunteers with international awards will get the opportunity of pursuing higher studies in any International Institution of their choice.







  1. Ananya Mohapatra, Assistant Professor of Anthropology was appointed vide letter no-3656/dt-10.09.2019 as officer-in charge of Girl’s unit.
  2. In 2021, vide order no. 1993 dt- 10.08.2021, Sri Mihir Kumar Das, Assistant Professor, Physics took charge of boy’s unit.
  3. International Women’s Day was observed by the NSS unit on 8th March, 2021 within the college premises. The programme officers and 23 volunteers along with some faculty members were present during the celebration.
  4. In 2020, due to COVID pandemic, no outdoor activities could be organized. However some Webinars were conducted and attended by the unit.
  5. On 20th November,2020, the programmes officers and volunteers of NSS had participated in a Webinar through Google Meet organized by AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Centre for Tobacco Centre, Chandigarh, Department of Health and Family Welfare and Department of Higher Education.
  6. On 24th May, 2021, NSS unit under the leadership of Principal Dr Niranjan Mohapatra organized a Webinar through Google Meet with the topic of “ Awareness Programme on Fighting the Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic”.
  7. Many distinguished Scholars and Resource Persons namely Dr Goswani Gulam Debata, Former Additional Secretary, Department of Family Welfare, Sri Rabi Narayan Rath, Former Regional Director, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India Dr. Mrutunjaya Behura, Vetenary Virologist, Dr Ramesh Chandra Behera, SNO cum Deputy Secretary, Govt. of Odisha expressed their views in the Webinar.
  8. It was attended by 76 members of NSS unit and successfully conducted by NSS Programme Officers.
  9. 20 volunteers of NSS unit had participated to welcome the “Summa Vijay Mashaal”procession from the Headquarters of Commisionerate Police to Surya Dwar (Gate of 120 Infantry Battalion) on 29th October, 2021.
  10. Commemorating 75th year of Indian Independence, Vigilance Awareness Week was observed by taking the integrity pledge by programme officers and volunteers of NSS on 1st November 21 at College Campus.
  11. 05 volunteers from the unit attended the “Mega Campus Cleaning” programme of Utkal Universityfrom 9th November to 23rd November, 2021 on the occasion of celebration of Utkal University Foundation Day.
  12. A notice with office order 3010/dt-18.11.21 was given on the notice board to apply in a prescribed format for enrollment for the session 2021-22.
  13. 20 girls and 16 boys had applied for volunteers of NSS unit.
  14. The Programme Officers of NSS along with one volunteer participated in one day workshop on the topic “Capacity Building for NSS unit Functionaries” on 14.12 21 at Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
  15. Regional Director of NSS in collaboration with “ Siksha O Anusandhan University” had organized a national integration camp from 15th December to 21st December 21 at SOA University Campus. Two girl students attended the camp and received participation certificate.
  16. A blood donation camp was organized in B.J.B Autonomous College in collaboration with NCC, YRC, Rovers & Rangers and MO College on 27th May,2022 in NCC Room.The blood units were taken by YRC to Blood Bank.
  17. An awareness programme was organized by extension units of the college on the eve of International Day against Drug abuse and illicit trafficking. It was held on 25th June,2022 in Room No-102 of Administrative Block.
  18. International Yoga Day was observed in the College premises on 21st June,2022. More than 70 students participated actively on the occasion.Mr. Bidyadhar Jena, Yoga Pravari,Patanjali Yoga Kendra, Khurda was the Chief Guest of the occasion.
  19. On 29th July,2022, a poster painting competition was organized by NSS and all other extension units of the college to observe “Rain Day”2022.
  20. On 13th June,2022, Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav was observed by the volunteers of NSS unit of B.J.B Autonomous College. Students walked in a rally from Kalpana square to Ravi Talkies and distributed some National Flags to the people on the street during rally.