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.
A unit of National Service Scheme (Unit 63) was sanctioned at our College in 1998 and which was inaugurated by Prof. K.P.Jayarajan (Controler of Exams., Kannur Univeristy). Dr.M.J Mathew was the founder Programme Officer. In 2008 onwards an additional unit (Unit 30 ) was also sanctioned in our college.Succession list of programme officers
|Dr. M.J. Mathew (Dept of Physical Edn)||1998-03||Unit 63|
|Dr. K.V.Dhevadhasan (Dept of Physics)||2003-05||Unit 63|
|Dr. Bijumon R (Dept of Mathematics)||2005 - 08||Unit 63|
|Mrs. Sheeja Naroth (Dept. of Malayalam)||2003-05||Unit 63|
|Dr.Ajitha.V. (Dept. of Mathematics)||2008 – 10||Unit 63|
|Dr.Meera.M. (Dept. of Hindi)||2010 – 13||Unit 30|
|Dr.Aneesh Kumar.K.(Dept. of Statistics)||2011-14||Unit 63|
|Mr.Shinil Kuriakose (Dept. of Phy. Edn.)||2013-15||Unit 30|
|Dr. Shijo M.Joseph (Dept. of Comp Science)||2014 onwards||Unit 63|
|Ms. Vidya T. M (Dept. of Mathematics)||2015 onwards||Unit 30|
Key handover function of the home newly built by Mahatma Gandhi College NSS Units and Indiraji Memorial Education & Charitable Trust. Sri K. Sudhakaran (Member of Parliament), Adv. Sunny Joseph MLA, Sri Velayudhan (President, Iritty Block Panchayath), College Manager Sri C. V. Joseph and Dr Shijo M Joseph (Principal, Mahatma Gandhi College, Iritty) spoke.