With the goal to work for the betterment of society and instill the spirit of social service among the young students, IIT Roorkee established NSS at institute level, headed by Dean of Students Welfare, IIT Roorkee. Currently, NSS, IIT Roorkee has over 700 active members from different disciplines, working rigorously for community health care, literacy drives, and environmental protection. Blood donation camps, AIDS awareness camps, informative lecture on human values,surveys and other such events are organized regularly. A total of 24000 hours was dedicated by only 1st year student voluntees to NSS IITR, this year. As highlighted by the motto 'NOT FOR ME, BUT FOR THE NATION ', the aim of the organization is to produce engineers who are socially responsible and work for the all round development of the nation.

Service Scheme


The Blood Donation Camp 2018-19

(30th September 2018)

This year’s Blood Donation Camp emerged as a runaway success with 857 people coming forward for the cause of humanity. National Service Scheme, IIT Roorkee appreciates all those who turned up and donated blood and gave someone, somewhere the precious gift of life.

Guest Lecture- The Akshay Patra Foundation

(3rd October 2018)

NSS IIT Roorkee had organized an interactive session on October 03, 2018 on a journey of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the social organization which currently feeds 1.7 million children pan-India. The event began with a speech by Mr Shridhar Venkat describing his journey from the youngster aspiring to become CEO at a very young age to Mr Venkat who gave up his corporate career at its peak to satisfy his purpose of life. He explained how Akshay Patra fused technology with corporate professionalism to deliver its purpose and how it lead to the foundation’s growth. The second half of the event was an interactive session by Mr Shuklambhara Dasa on the importance of spirituality, purpose, and service for others in our lives.