MOTO: "Not Me But You"


सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः। सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः

Mahatma Gandhi- the Father of Nation, emphasized on service to community and villages as an essential tool for the progress of Nation. With the dream of equitable development of all, the National Policy on Education- 1986, with modification undertaken in 1992 envisaged that opportunities be provided for the youth to involve themselves in national and social development through educational institutions and outside agencies. The cardinal principle of the programme is that it is organised by the students themselves and both students and teachers through their combined participation in social service, get a sense of involvement in the tasks of national development. With the vision of Community Service, National Development and Equitable Progress for all, Government Polytechnic – Ahmedabad offers National Service Scheme to all the interested students, and provides them an opportunity of personality development through Social Service. Broad spectrum of activities is undertaken throughout the year by Faculty and student volunteers in the areas of Healthcare, Environment, and sensitization on local issues. Students participate in activities undertaken under the National Service Scheme wherein they are sensitised on problems faced by underprivileged communities and bring positive change in their life through social service. The awareness programs, camps, and drives are undertaken by institute to contribute in social service and are aimed at Developing qualities of leadership by discovering the latent potential of students and Emphasis on dignity of labor and self-help and the need for combining physical work with intellectual pursuits.


  • Understand the community in which they work
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
  • Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
  • Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
  • Gain skills in mobilising community participation
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and practise national integration and social harmony
  • Encouraging youth to participate enthusiastically in the process of national development and promote national integration, through corporate living and cooperative action.

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