Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Swami Vivekananda 157 Birth Anniversary Celebration in Chinchawad

Vivekananda Kendra Chinchawad organised Vivekananda Youth Marathon in collaboration with Yashasvi Group of Institutes on National Youth Day, 12 jan 2020 morning 6:30 to 8 to speared life and message of Swami Vivekananda. 500 youth participated in the event. In the concluding ceremony, informed them about Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Rock Memorial, in addition to that, some of majore and important aspect of Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

His Excellency Shri. Ram Nath Kovindji, Honourable President of India visited Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra

His Excellency Shri. Ram Nath Kovindji, Honourable President of India visited Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra on 25th December and 26th December 2019. Tamil Nadu Governor Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Welfare Minister V. M. Rajalakshmi and many dignitaries received him on 25th evening. The President spent nearly thirty minutes on the Rock Memorial where he spent some time in meditation. The picturesque background of the Memorial, the three seas and the inexplicable scintillating ambience filled with tranquility and the beauty of Sunset must have impressed our Honorable President as he made a mention about the unfading serenity of this wonderful place of pilgrimage during the course of his address. He offered His Pranams to Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother and Swamiji. His visit would be rejoiced in the days to come.

His Excellency Shri.Ram Nath Kovindji... Honourable President of India addressed the enlightened gathering of Dignitaries, Kendra Karyakarthas, Well-wishers, Teachers and Students at Eknath Hall, Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari on 26th December, 2019 during the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Ma. Balakrishnanji, Ma.Pravin Dabholkarji and other Senior Members of Kendra were present. During his thought-provoking address His Excellency told that Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a distinct place of pilgrimage which ever emits positive vibrations. It leads the unrest mind towards tranquility. The spiritual magnetism of the Rock transformed Swamiji into a Global Messenger of Bharatiya Sanskriti after His Meditation. As Swamiji unequivocally told we have to give back our nation its lost individuality. Swami Vivekananda uttered in front of the world religious leaders that he was proud to belong to a religion which has taught tolerance and universal acceptance. His Excellency paid glorious tributes to Ma. Eknathji the Chief Architect behind Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra for his untiring efforts in materializing this magnificent project involving the entire nation by his organizational skills. With the spirit of true Karmayogi, he materialized his chosen mission. The Hon'ble President also mentioned about the establishment of the living memorial of Swamiji-Vivekananda Kendra and acknowledged its services and its expansion. His Excellency's concluding message is very relevant. He told Vivekananda Rock Memorial stands as a confluence of diversities and teaches us ever to expand our small individual identities. He emphatically told that Swami Vivekananda's message would perennially inspire the people in the days to come. The President also visited Ramayana Darshanam and Bharat Mata Sadanam and witnessed the Audio-Visual Programme.

VKV Kallubalu Activities - Aug - Sept 2019

On 3rd August, 2019 an awareness program was conducted on the theme of “Wild life Protection” by Kumari. Kannika was attended by the students from class VI to X. On 3rd August, 2019 a Prashikshan Karyashala on Vivekananda Rock Memorial, “Ek Bharat Vijayaji Bharat” was organised for the staff and well wishers of VKV Kallubalu including Ex VKVians. The program was attended by 26 members.

On 5th August our Kabbadi (boys) team took part in State level inter-school Kabbadi tournament at NEW Horizon Gurukul, Bellandur. Parents’ – Teachers Meeting of class X students held on 5th August. Parents were briefed about the Board examination pattern and needed support for the students from home.

On 11th August 2019 Pre- Regional Mathematical Olympiad 2019exam was conducted in our vidyalaya 294 high school students from various schools attended the exam. On 15th August, 2019 Independence Day was celebrated exhibiting the spirit of patriotism and paying tribute to our ancestors who renounced themselves for our present well being. Shri. Bhaktha Priyan, chemical engineer and consultant hoisted flag and inspired the gathering by his thought moving lecture. He shared with pride that he was a part of fund raising team during the Vivekananda Rock Memorial construction.

On 15th August, 2019 a team of 21 girls and 22 boys from VKV Kallubalu took part in the Taluk level Independence day celebration and performed Mallakhamb in front of 4000 audience accompanied by H.M, A.H.M, Mallakhamb Coach and a staff of. The vernacular press “Vijaya Vaani” and “Praja Vaani” had published Mallakhamb demonstration pictures only while reporting the grandeur of Independence Day celebrations. Everyone appreciated the Management and staff of VKV for promoting such time-honoured Martial Arts among younger generation.

On 17.08.2019 Raksha Bandan was celebrated in vidyalaya. Shri. Nagesh B V, Retd. Director, Defence Quality Assurance Service, Govt of India was the chief guest of the occasion. He emphasised the brotherhood in our tradition from the time immorial. All the Students tied rachis and resolved to protect the culture and the country.

Raksha Bandan at nearby schools:
Place                              Attended by
Konasandra                      85
Haragadde                       112
Vadera Manchanahalli      222
Bommandanahalli            25

A Prashikshan shibir was organised on 25 August 2019 on " Vivekananda Shila Smarak : Ek Bharat Vijayi Bharat - Sampark Karyakram" Adharniya. Radha Devi Didi, Dakshin Prant Sanghatak guided through an inspiring Session. Shri. Nagesh ji, Member Sampark Toli, (during VRM construction he had taken part in fund raising through coupons) interacted on "Sampark - why & how" followed by the reading of Sampark sandesh material. Shri. Ravikumar, Samprak Pramukh EBVB, presented *Ek Bharat Vijayi Bharat* Sampark Abhiyan PPT. The program was attended by 33 people.

On 26.08.2019 Parents’ Meeting was arranged in our Vidyalaya from 05.00 p.m. to 06.00 p.m. Adharniya. Radha Devi Didi, Dakshin Prant Sanghatak of Vivekananda Kendra addressed the parents on “Vivekananda Shila Smarak – Ek Bharat Vijayi Bharat”.

On the occasion of Krishna Janmastami a procession of little Radha and Krishnas was arranged in Kallubalu village on 23.08.2019. Colourful Cultural programs attracted all the audience in Patanjali Sabhangan. Some of the parents also played the role of Yashodha.

Krishna janmastami celebrations in nearby places:
Place                                   Attended by
Bommandanahalli              215
Vaderamanchanahalli        55
BMTC staff quarters          35

On 30th August Students from our vidyalaya took part in Cluster level cultural competitions “Pratiba Karanji” at Government HP School, Krishnandoddi and won many prizes. The High school team reached Talk level also. On 4th September on the occasion of Ganesh Chathurthi, Pooja wasw performed in the Ganesha temple and Visarjana pooja was also took place followed by a small procession of ganesha Idol.

On 5th September two of our teachers attended the Taluk Level Teachers day celebration representing our vidyalaya. On 9th September the Teachers’ Day celebration was organized by students of class X. The students took the responsibilities of all the teaching & Non – Teaching staff and Secretary of the vidyalaya and they administered the vidyalaya entire day. In the concluding program Ma.Lalita Didi interacted with Staff and students on the Role of teachers in the contemporary society followed by the experience sharing of students.

On 13th September Sri. Thangaraja, Karyakartha, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari visited the vidyalaya on his Bharat  Parikraman   with “VIVEKANANDA SHILA SMARAK : EK BHARAT VIJAYI BHARAT” message. His interaction inspired all and many of the students expressed their willingness to join in such yatra in future. On 14th September Universal Brotherhood Day celebration was organised i a grand manner. Shri. Muthuraman ji, Ex-chairman, Tata Steels, Sri. Rmakrishna ji, and Smt. Vijayalakshmi, Sahasra Deepika Residential School were the guests. Patriotic Song, Dance programs, a Darama depicting the roaring lecture of Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of Chicago. All the participants and Guests were astonished by the Mallakamb performance in the program. The Guests addressed the children emphasising the relevance of Universal brotherhood in the contemporary world. They also assured their support for the vidyalaya in all its endeavours. The message of “Ek Bharat Vijayi Bharat” was also shared with all.

As a support to the extra efforts of students, the Vidyalaya started providing Ragi Malt, to all the students enabling their extended stay in school campus for their studies everyday from 19th September. It helps the children who are going home early also to have a comfortable returning. On 21st September Bala Sabha and Parents meeting of KG section was organised. All the parents enjoyed the colourful cultural programs by kids. Ma. Lalita didi interacted with the parents regarding the efforts by the vidyalaya for the holistic development the children.

Kr. Varun Kumar of class X secured first place in Javelin Throw at District Level Sports Meet on 21st September. Block Educational Officer and Physical Education director appreciated him and wished to succeed in State level also.  On 22nd September a team of volunteer doctors from NIMHANS conducted a workshop on “Happy analysis”. Students of class IX and X attended in the interactive program.  Another such program on “Health awareness” was organised on 29th October for the students. Midterm examination for class X and Summative Asscessment – 1 for class VIII & IX started from 23 September. The exam started from 25th September for KG to Class VII. Navarathri Celebration begun on 30th September in vidyalaya. The worship of Devi with the arrangement of dolls of Ramayana scene made everyone feel blessed.

Sthanik Karyakarta Prashikshan Shivir Haryana

Sthanik Karyakarta Prashikshan Shivir was organised at Faridabad during 25th to 29th December 2019. Total Participants were 16 including 4 sisters. Organising team was of 10 Karyakartas including 2 sisters. Kendra Varg, Sanskar Varg, Bauddhik satra based on Sadhana of Service, stories of Haryana's great personalities and also contemporary topics like condition of Women in Haryana - challenges and response were some of the sessions.

Free Surgery Camp at Dibrugarh and Tinsukia

From 9th to 12th December 2019, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari organized two specialized medical camps at Dibrugarh and Tinsukia, Assam. A Free General Surgery Camp was organized at Marwari Arogya Bhawan and Hospital, Dibrugarh and a Free Video Endoscopy Camp was organized at Vivekananda Kendra Medical Center, Laipuli, Tinsukia.

Doctors from Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai rendered their voluntary services during the free general surgery camp. A total 9 surgeries were successfully done for patients of Tirap, Changlang and Lower Dibang Valley districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Screening camps were conducted at three locations and 22 patients were screened for surgeries.

The free video endoscopy camp was conducted by Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni, a renowned Gastroenterologist from USA. A total 19 endoscopies were done. Mitra Medical Services LLP. , New Delhi provided man-power and machines for the camp.
Both the camps were inaugurated on 8th December at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Laipuli, Tinsukia. Distinguished Guests and Doctors participated in the inaugural function. All the guests Doctors were felicitated with Assamese Phulam Gamosa. Sri Sashi Bhushan Goel, Tinsukia Nagar Sanchalak of Vivekananda Kendra welcomed the guests. Sri Pravin Dabholkar Ji, Joint General Secretary of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari delivered a lecture on the 50th anniversary of Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Dr. Gangadhar Maddiwar, a volunteer surgeon and pioneer of free surgery camps in remote areas through, Remote Area Medical Corp. (RAM), USA beautifully narrated his journey from a medical doctor to a medical social worker. Dr. U.C. Das, a veteran surgeon of upper Assam also addressed the gathering.

This is to be mentioned that the free surgery camp, organized by Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam completed 12 years and till date 1007 poor and needy patients were successfully operated.