The Programme officer will be responsible for the organization of NSS Unit, implementation of NSS Programmes under the supervision and direction of the Principal of the college. He / She will responsible to carry out the instructions issued by the programme Coordinator of the Directorate, NSS Regional Centre and State Liaison Officer for the implementation of NSS activities as per the NSS Manual / Programmes, guidelines or administrative or policy directives issued by the Government.
Tenure of the Programme Officer
The first appointment is for the period of three years extendable by one year. That extension should be done by the Principal after necessary consultation with the Programme coordinator. No Programme Officer shall continue beyond that period of extension.
Programme Officers Orientation / Training
Every newly appointed Programme Officer should undergo Orientation / Training at the Training and Orientation Centre, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery within one year of the appointment. Submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports in the prescribed proforma and (d) maintenance of NSS records as specified in the NSS Manual. NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME - INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT - NOT ME BUT YOUNOT YOU
Out of Pocket Allowances
The Programme Officers are eligible for out of Pocket Allowance at the rate of Rs. 400/- per month from the date of appointment. This allowance of the programme officer would be linked to certain specified work put in by him / her every month. This would include (a) mobilsation of at least 50% volunteer for Special Camping work, (b) a minimum of three or four community visits per month to the adopted areas, (c) Submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports in the prescribed proforma and (d) maintenance of NSS records as specified in the NSS Manual.
The college level NSS advisory committee should be constituted as per the guide lines given in the manual. The committee should meet at least four times a year to advice on programme / planning and development and make assessment of the work done during the year.