National Service Scheme (NSS)

Activities during COVID 19

Workshop on Child Sexual Abuse and POSCO by Sakhi (NGO) held on 15th November 2019

On 15 November 2019, the NSS Unit of Janki Devi Memorial College in association with Sakshi( regd NGO) conducted a workshop on POCSO Act and Child Abuse in the college Seminar Room. The workshop was conducted by MS SachiNelli and Ms Probjyot.

The aim of the workshop was to make the youth understand that they have responsibility and power to bring the change in the society. The interactive session included a blindfolding activity and a mirror game. Important issues like consent, normalising the word sex , the virtue of saying No, were some of the concepts that were discussed.

The Rakshin Project was also discussed. It focuses not only on protection but also prevention of child abuse. It was an overall great learning experience.


Children's Day celebration by NSS volunteers at Anand Parbat Transit Camp

The programme began with a speech by the NSS volunteers by telling the children about Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. This was a followed by a drawing session in which the children had to draw anythingfrom their imagination without inhibition and not as a competition. The volunteers conducted some fun activities which the children thoroughly enjoyed. Chocolates were distributed which brought a smile on their faces. This was followed by distribution of stationeries. The volunteers distributed note books, erasers, pencils, sharpeners, Colours (sketch and crayons), hanging blackboards, chalk, duster, Drawing notebooks, text books.

The air of happiness and a sense of fulfilment made it a memorable day for the NSS volunteers.


Good Air Summit held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on 13th November 2019

The Good Air Movement, Integrated Health and Wellbeing Councilorganised the Good Air Summit on the eve of Children's Day, 13th November 2019, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, which was graced by theHon'ble Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar as the Chief Guest.

17 volunteers from the NSS unit of Janki Devi Memorial College attended the summit. The Summit had around 40 experts and 2000 students from school and colleges across Delhi. Hon'ble Justice Swatanter Kumar and several environmentalists and philanthropists all made the summit a source of knowledge and enlightenment for youth present. Volunteers as Student Delegates, brushed up their minds as school kids presented their ideas in the form of Skits, Street Plays, Dance performances and self-written songs. Overall the summit served as a source of awareness among students and helped them understand the critical issue of air pollution.

National Constitution Day

National Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950. To honour this day, NSS Volunteers of Janki Devi Memorial College took a pledge to respect and obey the constitution in every possible way.
Everyone at JDMC including Covenors, our Principal Dr Swati Pal and NSS Unit celebrated the Constitution Day in its truest manner by remembering the day when Constitution was penned down and adopted.

NSS Volunteers at the Indo-Nepal Basketball Match

The volunteers attended the Indo- Nepal Wheel Chair Basketbal Championship held at the Thyagaraj Stadium on 4&5th November,2019 at 8 am on both the days. The NSS volunteers were divided into 10 teams which were Team India, Team Nepal, Team Food,Team Security, Team Seating,Team Music, Team Stadium,Team Guests, Team Refreshments and Team Ceremonies.

All the Volunteers did their work with great enthusiasm. On both the days (4 and 5 November) there were 2 matches. One the first day (4th November) the match was between East Delhi and West Delhi followed by South Delhi and North Delhi. On the second day (5th November) there was final match between the winner teams of Day 1. And then the main Indo- Nepal Match took place. The Volunteers helped in every aspect of the event and were generous and helpful towards the players, audience, guests and officials. They did their job amazingly and performed really well.


On the occasion of the birth anniversary of SardarVallabhbhai Patel on 31st October 2019 the NSS volunteers of the college took a Unity Pledge

Report on NSS Volunteers Attending the first Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture held on 29th October 2019

NSS volunteers of JDMC has visited to Conventional hall, North campus to attend the first ArunJaitley Memorial Lecture by Hon'ble Vice President of India Shri M.Venkiah Naidu on 29th October,2019


Dated:24th September 2019

The program started with a welcome address by the students, followed by the NSS song.

The Principal Dr Swati Pal gave her speech emphasisingupon the importance and relevance of the NSS song and the wide-ranging role that NSS volunteers play in today's world. The PO Dr Sanjukta Naskar also addressed the gathered crowd. There were about 100 NSS volunteers that were present for the program.

The invited speaker was Shri Atar Singh who is the former Director and Head of NPTI (Eastern Region) gave lecture titled "Sustainable Development Goals for a Healthy and Prosperous World". This was followed by an informative speech by DrMeenakshiTaneja about the importance of good health especially among young girls. She also part of the anemia testing program being held in College on this day.

The volunteers then simultaneously participated in poster-making competition, essay writing competition, plastic waste collection on campus, plantation drive and pad yatra rally.

The day long affair concluded with the screening of Article 15.

National Voter's Day (25 Jan 2019)

The NSS Unit of Janki Devi Memorial College celebrated National Voter's Day on the college campus. The Voters Awareness Forum (VAF) was officially launched on this day and the audience was apprised about the scope and future course of action of the VAF.
The Principal, teaching, non-teaching staff and the students together took the voter’s pledge.


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Report on visit of the Russian Delegation on 03 Dec 2018

Janki Devi Memorial College hosted the 42 member Russian delegation on its college campus on 03 Dec 2018. The delegation arrived on the College campus at around 10 am. On arrival they assembled at the College Library which was the venue for the day’s program. The members of the delegation introduced themselves which was an assorted group of students, professionals, lawyers, politicians and so on. The Principal Dr Swati Pal addressed the audience briefing them about the history and achievements of the College. This was followed by two ppt presentations in which the work done by the NSS unit of JDMC was showcased and the delegation made the second ppt presentation on social service and various such activities in Russia. This was followed by an interactive session between the delegation and the NSS student volunteers. This was a fruitful and engaging session.

After the program the members of the delegation headed for a tour of the College campus. They departed from the college at 1pm.


Dr. SudnyaKulkarni Programme Officer
Ms. ChanpreetKaur Member
Student Members: Office Bearers
Bhumika Chawla President
Shubhangi Singhal Vice President
Nikita Kohli Secretary
Mehak Executive Member
Kirti Executive Member
Simran Grover Executive Member
Kritika Executive Member
Shivani Executive Member

The NSS cell of JankiDevi Memorial College, keeping with the vision of the college to provide a holistic education to its students has been actively organizing interactive activities related to social cause. The NSS calendar 2017-18 began with selection of office bearers for the academic session 2017-18 and with an orientation of the students.

Activities 2017-18

• Swachta Pakhwara 2017 and Pledge taking

In view of Swachta Pakwara, cleanliness drive was organized by the NSS Cell, JDMC. The students and NSS volunteers enthusiastically participated in cleaning various areas of the college. The pledge was taken by NSS volunteers on the occasion of 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement and 70th anniversary of Independence Day Celebration.

Following activities were organized by The NSS Cell in 2016-17

• Voters Day pledge being administered by the SVEEP Ambassadors on January 25, 2017.


A programme of MHRD to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy was held on December 12, 2016


The NSS volunteers of our college participated in SALWAN MARATHON held on November 6, 2016. The Vision of this marathon was to show the world what sports can do beyond sports. Around 20 volunteers of the NSS Cell participated in Salwan Marathon. Our students become guide runners for the students with disabilities.


A Cancer awareness walk was organized on October 23, 2016.The walk not only generated awareness about cancer amongst the common public at large but also highlighted how early detection can be the best protection.


An initiative of MHRD, held during October 6-20, 2016. Six volunteers from NSS, JDMC attended a training programme on enrolment process of youth electors for NSS volunteers held at DU by Assistant Electoral Registration Officers. Various activities were organized during this initiative such as voter’s card camp, poster making competition wall painting competition were held in the college.

• A Talk on Acid Attack

The NSS Cell in collaboration with CHHANV FOUNDATION organized a talk on acid attack October 20, 2016. The talk was presented by Ms. Sonia Chaudhary, an acid attack survivor who shared her personal experience, and also enlightened the students about this heinous crime. She informed the students that the basic causes of acid attacks are majorly one sided

love affair, jealousy, envy and most of the time the attacker is often a person closely related or known to the victim. In this context she emphasized that the students must be aware of their surroundings or environment and the people they interact with. The students must learn self defense so that they can protect themselves in extreme situations. The talk was well attended by the students.

• Blood Donation Camps

The NSS cell organized two Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Blood Connect on September 28, 2016 and February 22, 2017. The camps were supervised by a team of doctors and physicians from DDU Hospital, New Delhi. In both the camps a total of around 50 students and faculty members donated blood.

• Stationery Collection Drive

The NSS cell organized a stationery collection drive in collaboration with Umeed: A Drop of Hope was held during September 12-17, 2016 . This drive gave students of JDMC an opportunity to collect and donate stationery for the poor and underprivileged children of the slum area Anna Nagar,ITO, Delhi. The NSS volunteers collected items for around 150 children.


Around 50 students participated in the swachhta pakhwara held during August 16 – September 1, 2016. It included a number of activities related to environment enrichment. The students cleaned the entire college, neighborhood park, prayer hall of Arya Mahilla Ashram and took out a silent march.