GUNTUR: Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) vice-chancellor KVN Rao has stressed the need to develop the adopted villages and offer social services through special camps organised by NSS.
Speaking at the NSS programme officers’ meet here Tuesday, he said that NSS students must increase their awareness on rural issues and pointed that the younger generation have a key role to play in the development of the nation.
University NSS coordinator K Sumanth Kumar advised the programme officers to be neutral while choosing NSS volunteers among the students and also told them to identify the slums in the adopted villages in order to carry the development programs.
He has also pointed that NSS volunteers must be given a special uniform, which will keep the recognition and spirits of volunteers intact.
He also stated that efforts would be taken to establish a helpline for blood donation in consultation with the district collector.
NSS program officer Bhagya Sri said programmes to eradicate child labour and donating blood at charitable trusts were being carried out and promised that measures will be taken to introduce several service related programs. As many as 90 NSS program officers and several others were present at the meeting.