The youth activities under the aegis of NSS unit (informal) of Maharaja Ganga Singh University (MGSU), Bikaner started in the first academic session 2011-12 with a group of student volunteers. The activities started with in the university campus for environment enrichment and conservation through plantation, edu-cation and awareness. Plantation work was started as per the university master plan with the help of university state officer also started preservation through fencing, watering, upkeep and maintenance of the old plantation. In these activi-ties the students from the affiliated colleges were also invited to participate. After regular workshops and training sessions with the student volunteers, they conducted environment education programs in the local schools and community in small groups. These programs targeted at local environment issues like air pollution, water pollution, pesticide contamination its impact on the human health, blood donation, Swachh Bharat Abheyan, awareness campaign against plastic, use of polythene bags, etc., for this we collaborated with the local com-munities especially women and younger generation, state forest department and local authorities engaged in Development work.
A Program to motivate the students to join NSS was organized on 6-2-2020. Dr. Bannay Singh, State Coordinator, NSS was the keynote speaker. On this occasion he announced to sanction two units of NSS (One for male students and another for female students) in the University.