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


Blanket Distribution Drive (DIWALI)

(6th November 2018)

Diwali, the festival of lights signifies the end of darkness and the beginning of brightness that enlightens us all. While every nook and corner of the country is resonating the festive spirit with lights and sweets, let us not forget our responsibility towards society. NSS IIT Roorkee made tremendous efforts to make this Diwali special for those who lack sufficient means to feed their bellies, let alone celebrate this auspicious festival. The team distributed blankets, winter clothes, and beddings amongst the people who were seen bearing the harsh cold on the streets of Roorkee.

Eye Checkup Camp

(31st October 2018)

"We rise by lifting others" NSS, IIT Roorkee truly strives to abide by these words of Robert Ingersoll, extending its helping hands to bring about a change in society. And adding to its long chain of initiatives was the Eye Checkup Camp for the students of the Government Primary School, Paniyala in association with SCAWIN (Society for Children And Women In Need) and Civil Hospital, Roorkee. With a massive participation of 150 students, the checkup camp also included interactive sessions on career, morals and general knowledge followed by a paper plane-making competition. The event concluded successfully and NSS, IIT ROORKEE will continue its drive for excellence in social responsibilities.