National Service Scheme, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India, popularly known as NSS was launched in Gandhiji's Birth Centenary Year 1969, in 37 Universities involving 40,000 students with primary focus on the development of personality of students through community service. Today, NSS has more than 3.2 million student volunteers on its roll spread over 298 Universities and 42 (+2) Senior Secondary Councils and Directorate of Vocational Education all over the country. From its inception, more than 3.75 crores students from Universities, Colleges and Institutions of higher learning have benefited from the NSS activities, as student volunteers.
Major activities of NSS:
Under the youth related schemes of the Government of India, S. P. College, Dumka has six branches of NSS. The organization helps to develop many all-round aptitudes in students like service, cooperation, creative productivity, academic curiosity etc. These sorts of activities grow up their discipline, physical effort and social service.