Preventing antisocial behaviour in youth: Scope and challenges of the national service scheme in colleges
Engaging young minds in constructive way and developing their personality in a proper direction is the best way to prevent young people from getting into crime. The National Service Scheme (NSS) programme as part of the National Youth Policy, 2014 is offered in every college so as to develop the personality of participating students while keeping them engaged in the Nation building activities, tasks and processes. By engaging young people in constructive work also by teaching them about values and right attitude the scheme aims to build holistic personality of the participating students. This research is a study of NSS intervention in prevention of youth crime. The basic aim is to understand the initiatives taken in the scheme to keep the youth and community away from engaging in antisocial activities. From the data collected, the study has also tried to conceptualize and built an understand – in terms of its activities and students’ engagement in the experiential learning process that the scheme offers.
Saigita Chitturu. Preventing antisocial behaviour in youth: Scope and challenges of the national service scheme in colleges. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 7, Issue 5, 2021, Pages 96-99