top of page

UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN – Flagship Project under MHRD, Govt of India


Maheshtala College – Participating Institution under Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is inspired by the vision of transformational change in rural development processes by leveraging knowledge institutions to help build the architecture of an Inclusive India.The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. It also aims to create a virtuous cycle between society and an inclusive academic system by providing knowledge and practices for emerging professions and to upgrade the capabilities of both the public and the private sectors in responding to the development needs of rural India.


Five villages have been adopted for developmental work by Maheshtala College under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan scheme.

For enrollment and other details, contact  Prof Subhashis De, Prof Sanjok Lohar, Prof Arghya Mukhopadhyay  

NSS - National Service Scheme


The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes.The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students strength increased from 40,000 to over 3.8 million up to the end of March 2018 students in various universities, colleges and Institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programmes


Programmes of NSS

  1. Medical camp on Dental Checkup at college campus.


2. Deliver relief to the Bulbul storm affected people at remote villages beyond  Bakkhali.


3. 3 days plantation programme


4. House hold survey and awareness drive on sanitation and cleanliness at  adjoining areas


5. Secret Santa with differently-abled children of Sunshine Special School, Santoshpur


Prof. Sudeep Sarkar

NSS Programme Officer

Email -

Dr. Deepa Bhattacharyya

NSS Programme Officer

Email –

The Activities of the NSS

  1. Secret Santa on 22nd Dec, 2019.

  2. Health Camp on 22nd Jan, 2019.

  3. Save drive Save life on 5th Feb, 2019.

  4. Campus Cleaning on June 5, 2018.

  5. World Environment Day on June 5, 2018.

Benefits of Being a NSS Volunteer

A NSS volunteer who takes part in the community service programme would either be a college level or a senior secondary level student. Being an active member these student volunteers would have the exposure and experience to be the following:

  • an accomplished social leader

  • an efficient administrator

  • a person who understands human nature

The NSS Badge Proud to Serve the Nation

All the youth volunteers who opt to serve the nation through the NSS led community service wear the NSS badge with pride and a sense of responsibility towards helping needy.

The Konark wheel in the NSS badge having 8 bars signifies the 24 hours of a the day, reminding the wearer to be ready for the service of the nation round the clock i.e. for 24 hours.

Red colour in the badge signifies energy and spirit displayed by the NSS volunteers.

The Blue colour signifies the cosmos of which the NSS is a tiny part, ready to contribute its share for the welfare of the mankind.

bottom of page