Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Shati Parva Celebration

Apart from the aforementioned programme, the following important programmes (including some academic consolidation programmes) were conducted under MEJSP in VKVs of Assam and Nagaland during the reporting period:

Dibrugarh: Abhibhavak Sammelan on 18.03.2015 on "Briging up of a Child and his future contribution depends on the care taken by the parents and teachers"; 85 parents participated; Chief Guest: Dr. Sovarani Sharma, Prant Pramukh, VK Assam.

Golaghat: Seminar on 'Legal Awareness about Women' on 03.02.2015; Speakers: Mrs. Mallika Dutta, Asst. Session Judge, Advocate Pradyut Madhav Dutta & Mrs. Bonti Gogoi; 42 Participants including teachers and parents.

Bokuloni & Tingrai: 2 Yoga Shibirs at CRPF and CISF Duliajan Camps with the joint efforts of VKVs of Bokuloni and Tingrai; 1st Shibir: 10-15.12.14; 2nd shibir: 27.01.15 - 02.02.15; 230 Jawans of both the camps including thier family members participated. VKV Tingrai organised an exhibition of indigenous materials of Assamese culture on 27.08.14 on its premises.

Umrangso: Career Guidance Programme by a group of teachers of the Vidyalaya in JB Hagjer College from 18-22.09.14. 70 students of the college took part.

Baragolai: Launching of MEJSP in the Vidyalaya with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 19.11.14. About 600 students as well as 60 teaching and non-teaching members of the Vidyalaya actively participated. A Grammer and usage workshop for the 49 Teachers of the Vidyalaya on 14 & 15.02.14; Resource Person: Mrs. Sarita Dasgupta, Communications Cell.

Dhemaji: Dampati Sammelan on 09.08.2014 at Marowari Yuva Manch; 25 Couples prticipated. Chief Guest: Dr. Soumitra Pujari, MEJSP Prant Pramukh. A 6-day workshop on 'Spoken English'; 20-25.03.15; 20 Teachers took part; Resource Person: Sri Kiran Gogoi, Sarba Shiksha Abhiyaan, Dhemaji.

Doyang (Nagaland): Elocution Competition on 28.11.14; Venue: Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Wokha; invocation by Father Mathew C J; 20 Students from different schools and colleges participated; A 13-day Yoga Satra for 30 ladies in the evening hour on Vidyalaya premies: 30.01.15 - 12.02.15; Smt. Nanda Sahu, a teacher of the Vidyalaya, Conducted the Yoga Session.

Nalbari: Matri Sammelans on 1st day of April, May, June, September, November and December (2014) on the Vidyalaya premises; participants: women and mothers from nearby villages and the Vidyalaya; activities: Swadhayaya, group discussion, games etc.

Suklai: Cleanliness Drive in the locality on 16.11.2014; 250 participants included students, teachers and well-wishers; Pariwar Sammelan on 22.12.14; participants: 97; Sri. R.N. Pathak, Officer-in-Charge, VKSPV spoke on 'Role of Parents'.

Tezpur: Handwritig Workshop on 14.02.15; Participants: 37 students from VKV Tezpur and other schools.

Ramnagar (Silchar): Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Shati Parva was formally launched on 11.01.15 in presence of Sri Barenya Das (ACS), ADC, Cachr, Sri Pravin Dabholkar, Jt. Gen Secy, VKK and Prof. N.V. Deshpande,Director, NIT, Silchar, the Donor of a 9-feet high Swami Vivekananda's statue, which was inaugurated and installed at VKV Ramnagar by Swami Pitambaranandaji Maharaj, Senior Monk of Ramkrishna order, Belur Math. Around 2000 persons including parents, students and teachers of the Vidyalaya attended.

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Capacity Building Workshop on Physical Education

VKV (NEC) Baragolai took part in a Capacity Building Programme on Physical Education at Little Stars School, Digboi. Sri Mukesh Kohli, a Physical Education expert from New Delhi guided the participating P.E. teachers of various Vidyalaya of Tinsukia district on 19th March 2015; Little Stars School, Digboi

Saturday, 28 February 2015

IT Mentoring by Su. Kalpana Mehta

Su. Kalpana Mehta, Saha IT Sangathak of VKK Visited VKVs at Tingrai, Bokuloni, Umrangso, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Ramnagar (Silchar), Borjalenga, Bdarpur and Nalbari in January and February 2015. During this period she inspected classrooms, computer laboratories, smart classrooms, computer laboratories, smart classrooms and guided the teachers on various aspects for a better teaching process on January and February 2015; various VKVs.

Capacity Building Workshop on CCE & Life Skills

A 2-day Capacity Building Programme for teachers was conducted by Vidya Institute of Training and Devolopment, Meerath, a CBSE empanelled Agency with two modules namely 'Continuos and Comprehensive Evaluation' and 'Life Skills'. The participants were from VKVs of Dibrugarh, Tingrai, Bokulani, Majuli, Sibsagar, Tezpur and Baragolai apart from Shree Agrasen Academy, Dibrugarh. Sri S.P. Verma, Director of the institute was the resource person in the programme on 27th & 28th February 2015; 49 teachers from 8 Vidyalayas; VKV Dibrugarh

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

3rd Veenapani Lalit Kala Samaroh (Inter-VKV Cultural Meet):

The 3rd Veenapani Lalit Kala Samaroh was inaugurated on 24 December in the campus of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Tezpur by Prof. Pradip Jyoti Mahanta, Dean, School of Humanities Tezpur University. The occasion was also graced by Su. Nivedita Bhide, Vice President Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari. Ma.. Pravin Davolkar, Jt. Gen. Secretary Vivekananda Kendra. Nineteen (19)
schools participating in the five day cultural meet took part in the inaugural ceremony holding placard and flag of respective schools. The Samaroh was formally declared open by Ma. Pravin Dhavolkar, Secy. of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas, and North East. In his inaugural speech Ma. Pravin Davolkar briefed the objectives of organizing such common programme by VKSPV. Su. Nivedita Bhide in her brief address highlighted the importance of Indian classical music and dance and how it has invited both National and International attention from time to time. She expressed, the void which is created in the modern generation could well be satisfied with an inclination towards Indian culture and its composite reflection in the Indian classical dance and music. Prof. Pradip Jyoti Mahanta present in his address reflected on the richness of Indian music and legend. He expressed the inevitability of a change of mind-set of the youth to retain the great cultural diversity of our country alive. The display of cultural items by students of VKV Tezpur in the inaugural programme revealed the mood of the Vidyalaya that was hosting such a big event. There were brilliant performances by students on befitting themes.and Social Science,
The various events in the Samaroh gave an opportunity to the 19 participating schools to realize their potential in various co-curricular activities. The events included in the samaroh are

Borgeet, Sattriya Dance, Instrumental Recital (Khol, Tabla, Violin, Mandolin, and Sitar), Lokageet, Patriotic Song, Mime, Classical Dance and Bhajan. Since most Indian classical dances are based on mythology, the dancer also gets to learn about our heritage and culture. Selective events in the Samaroh have their own objective to make students aware of our classical instruments- through, lokageet to learn about the philosophy of life, through recitation, the patriotic poets and through Bhajan, training of a calm and cool mind. There
was encouraging participation by schools in almost all the items. Eligible schools participated in most of the events as per the guidelines already set by the organizer. Total framework of the Samaroh was keeping in view one of the five fold aspects of personality development i.e. emotional and spiritual.
The enthusiastic and dynamic performance of the participants of various schools enthralled all who witnessed the Samaroh from 24 to 28 of December 2014. Especial efforts of parents, teachers and

well-wishers of VKV Tezpur made the event a grand success. The valedictory function of the Samaroh was held at Ban Theatre Tezpur on 28 December. Sri Jeeten Basumatary, a renowned vocalist (classical) graced the function as chief guest. Also on the occasion was present Sri Joram Begi, Director of Higher and Technical Education (Retd.) Govt. of Arunachalm Pradesh. There were colourful cultural performances on stage by groups of students of VKV Tezpur. The main attraction of the evening was the concert by Sri Jeeten Basumatery. He kept the audience spellbound by his musical enchantment. A brief prize distribution ceremony marked a closing of the five day cultural

extravaganza. Prizes were given away for all individual and group performances. There were two special prizes for the schools that gave overall disciplined performance. VKV Tinsukia with 24 points begged the ‘Best Cultural Troupe’ award. VKV Bokulani with 21 points was second in the list to beg the ‘2nd Best Cultural Troupe’ award. The Samaroh gave the opportunity to the organizer to see how well the students are groomed in various cultural activities in its schools.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Anwesha book fair

ANWESHA group of publication has organized a book fair in VKV, Tingrai from 17th to 18th November 2014 for the students and the parents.

Ganesh Chaturthi Observed on 29th August, 2014

Ganesh Chaturthi was observed on 29th August, 2014. The programme started with Mangala Charan, after that Ganesh Bhajan was performed by the students of class III and IV. Sarada didi delivered the speech and also narrated story related to Ganesh Chaturthi. Then Idol making competition was held from the classes III to V.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Universal Brotherhood Day Celebration

Universal Brotherhood Day was celebrated with lot of joy and enthusiasm among parents, teachers,
 students and well-wishers of the Vidyalaya. Events included in a small cultural programme effectively conveyed the importance and significance of the occasion.

Principal Smt. Manisha Dey greeted the parents, guests and other invitees in her welcome address. A teacher of school Smt. Mala Roy Talukdar spoke on the significance of the occasion. Deputy Commandant CISF Sri Jograj and HOP In charge Sri J. Impang also delivered speeches highlighting Swami Vivekananda’s remarkable contribution to India’s spirituality.

Thursday, 5 February 2015

ABL, ALM & Mathematics Workshop

VKSPV conducted Activity Based Learning, Active Learning Methodology and Math workshop with participants from VKVs of Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Tingrai, Bokuloni, Baragolai, Sivsagar, Umrangso and Badarpur.
Sri. S. Pichaiya, Retd. Headmaster from Govt. Higher Secondary School, Madurai and Sri R. Ratnavelu, Asst. Prof. (Retd.) from NCERT, Tamilnadu guided the participants in the workshops. Both as well as Sri M.P. Vijay Kumar (Retd. IAS), former director SSA, Tamilnadu were instrumental in planning, developing and training teachers on Activity Based Learning (ABL) methodology at 25th January to 5th February 2015; 90 teachers; at Tinsukia, Sibsagar, Umrangso & Badarpur.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Vivekananda Jayanti & Samartha Bharat Parva

Samartha Bharat Parva was conducted in every VKV from 25th December 2014 to 12th January 2015. This programme included speeches on India's glorious past, contribution of India towards the world in different fields, Indian Heritage etc. The 152nd Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda was celebrated in all the vidyalayas with different programmes including Puspanjali Karyakram in Public places near the Vidyalayas on 25th December 2014 to 12th January 2015; all VKVs.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Education Tour

Students of classes IX & X participated in an educational excursion conducted by VKV Golaghat in Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sancturary on 28th December 2014 to 7th January 2015.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Orientation Classes

Dr. Vasant Barve, Dr. Ratnakar Sathe and Dr. Meenakshi Barve from Maharashtra conducted a few orientation classes for the teachers and the students of VKVs at Dibrugarh, Tingrai, Bokuloni and Umrangso on April 2014- January 2015; at various VKV's.