Berhampur : Volunteers of the National Service Scheme (NSS) will soon assist the ongoing restoration work in the cyclone and flood-ravaged areas of Odisha`s Ganjam district.
The programme, with special focus on health and sanitation, will be launched after consultation with the district administration, and NSS volunteers will hold special camps in the affected district, sources said.
The decision was taken at a meeting of NSS programme officers of different colleges held here on Tuesday, which was attended by the chief of NSS state unit, Sarita Patel.
The main objective of volunteers would be to prevent spread of diseases in the wake of floods after cyclone, sources said, adding the state government has asked the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) to conduct special camps and help in the ongoing restoration works.
"The modalities and places of the special camps will be worked out soon," said NSS coordinator, Berhampur University, A K Parichha.
The special camps are likely to be held from next week, sources added.