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- Recently, two cadets from Bihar are among the 30 NSS volunteers selected from all over the country for the National Service Scheme Award for the year 2019-20.
- The two cadets selected for the National Service Scheme award include Mamta Kumari (Student of JPM College, Jayaprakash University) and Vishal Raj (Student of Gaya College, Magadh University).
- It is noteworthy that the National Service Scheme, a unit of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, awards the National NSS Award every year to the most active volunteer, program officer and university program coordinator of NSS.
- Every year 30 volunteers, 10 program functionaries and 2 program coordinators from all over the country are awarded.
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