Usha Mittal Institue of Technology has an active NSS unit with a strength of 200 NSS Student Volunteers. The NSS Unit of UMIT constantly seeks young volunteers to help channelize their energies and capabilities towards nation building activities by organizing them into volunteers groups. National Service Scheme (NSS) has a vital role to play in the personality development of the Students and upliftment of society. It provides an opportunity to devote their time to the service of the nation and a sense of participation in national reconstruction and inculcation of social responsibility be created in the youth by providing creative outlet for their energies through National The NSS unit of Usha Mittal Institute of Technology is a force of committed students marching forward to make the world a more better place to live in. The NSS motto "Not Me, But You" inspires the unit to accomplish all the challenges that it takes up. The year 2014- 15 was one such year of good will and service where the unit conducted 38 programmes of community connect and on line outreach. Following is a list of activities conducted with the names of eminent resource persons who connected with us and helped us in our endeavor.
The NSS unit believes in unity and delivers the message of humanity through its activities. The idea of being the change you want to see around you is firmly engraved in the minds of the volunteers and program officers of the unit. The unit, as a whole, hopes to bring about a better change with amalgamation of technology.
|1.||Road Safety Campaign||The volunteers of UMIT went on a car rally from SNDT Juhu Campus to SNDT Churchgate Campus in an initiative to understand traffic rules.|
|2.||Tree Plantation Drive||NSS UMIT in association with Haryali Foundation conducted a day trip to Bhiwale district as an initiative for Green Revolution.|
|3.||Active Presenter Workshop||The NSS volunteers went for Online Educational Resource (OER) training along with Screen Cast Tutorials and were provided training in ‘Active Presenter” to create an OER.|
|4.||Orientation||The volunteers were welcomed by the newly elected council of 2015-16.|
|5.||click_for_change||An initiative to bring about change in the environment by prompting volunteers to do good deeds.|
|6.||Paperbag Making||NSS UMIT gave the volunteers a chance to express their love and gratitude towards Senior Citizens.|
|7.||Organ Donation Seminar||The Unit organized a seminar on importance of organ donation.|
|8.||ReCycle||A session for spreading awareness towards importance of recycling .|
|9.||TPP on E-Waste||The Unit raised awareness towards e-waste management through the platform of technical paper presentation.|
|10.||Eye-Care Seminar||The Unit conducted an informative seminar on eye care for volunteers.|
|11.||Breast Cancer Awareness||NSS UMIT believes ‘Prevention is better than cure’ and hence this online awareness program.|
|12.||Green Diwali||The Unit released a video of their volunteers taking an oath to not cause pollution and uploaded the same on social media platforms.|
|13.||Bench Painting||The Unit organized a ‘Bench Painting Competition’ as an initiative to beautify the campus.|
|14.||Cleanliness Drive||The Unit organized a cleanliness drive in the college campus which emboldened volunteers towards cleanliness.|
|15.||Blood Donation Drive||A successful blood donation camp was organized.|
|16.||Orphanage Visit||Volunteers of NSS UMIT embarked on a visit to an orphanage home, ‘St. Catherin’es’, situated in Andheri (West).|
NSS UMIT also arranged a 7 day Special Camp from 25 th January to 31 st January, 2016 at the slums Valmiki Nagar, Bhilawale village and Khatarwadi village, Khalapur district, Raigad where events like Traffic Management Seminar, visit to slums of Valmiki Nagar and interaction with underprivileged children, flash mob on Women’s Empowerment, brest cancer seminar, self- defense seminar, visit to Janata Vidyalaya, Karjat and interaction with the municipal/ public/ rural school kids, field trip to Bhilawale and Katarwadi village and interaction with rural kids and women there, yoga session, zumba session ect were arranged.