Higher Education and Social Responsibility: A Case Study on the Role of National Service Scheme (NSS) in Higher Educational Institutions in Rural Areas of Assam, India

Abstract – The present research paper has made an attempt to study the role of NSS units of higher educational institutions and their different activities to make the students socially responsible in a rural area of Assam. A survey of different NSS Unit’s activities of the provincialized colleges and a total of 20 volunteers each from four sampled Provincialized Colleges were randomly selected for the purpose of the study. From the study, it has been observed that NSS playing a significant role for not only the social and but also the personality development of the students’ community. After joining the NSS activities, the volunteers have been more conscious about Health & Hygiene care etc.

Keyword: Higher Educational Institutions, National Service Scheme, Social Responsibility

[Cite as: Das, D. K. (2020). Higher Education and Social Responsibility: A Case Study on the Role of National Service Scheme (NSS) in Higher Educational Institutions in Rural Areas of Assam, India. Diverse Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Pages 1-6.]