Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Itanagar celebrated the 160th “Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day” in Eknathji Centenary Bhavan from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm.
Sri. Lokam Anand IMC-Corporator graced the occasion as a chief guest and Sri. Tokong Pertin, Rtd. Director Trade & Commerce, SSG member as a guest of honor. The guests were formally welcomed and felicitated by Sri. A. Krishnan, Principal VKV Itanagar.
In a chief guest address Sri. Lokam Anand urged the students to take up one idea and work on it passionately to realize it. He has also announced to repair of the dilapidated condition of the school road & accomplish the remaining concrete work of the front side road of the school. He had furthermore given prizes to notable achievements of the students of this academic year.
The occasion was also marked by different programs presented by students.
203 parents along with 215 students and 43 teachers attended the school programme. Moreover, 150 NSS volunteers along with six teachers attended National Youth Day programme at D. K Convention Hall Itanagar. Our students sang invocation and patriotic song in the programme.
The school has also organized a District level Traditional Dance and Drama Competition in which two teams gracefully participated:-
The performance of the team was assessed by an esteemed panel of judges.
Galo Group Dance (B.N Colony) secured the first position with 20000/- cash prize.
The 8th International Day of Yoga was celebrated in our School Auditorium in collaboration with STATE NSS CELL, DIRECTORATE OF HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, ITANAGAR by joining hundreds of participants performing the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) on 21st June from 07:00 am. There were invitees from various Govt. Offices. The Chief Guests present on the occasion was Sri TOKONG PERTIN, Former Director of Trade & Commerce, GoAP, also SSG member, VKV Itanagar.
Apart from that Sri RAVIKANT ALTEKARJI, Retd. Scientist, BARC, and Sri A. KRISHNAN Sir, Principal, VKV Itanagar, were also present on the occasion.
The following was the AGENDA of the Programme:
- Lighting the lamp with Invocation song.
- Significance of the Day – By Sri ARUN KUMAR PANDEY
- Presentation and Display of YOGA by the students
- Shantri Mantra.
88 Students from Classes IX – XII and 31 residential teachers of the host school along with the Chief Guest took active part in the YOGA Demonstration and Display led by Sri DHANAJI TUKARAM BHENDEWADEKAR synchronized with the running commentary of the various Asanas by Sri ARUN KUMAR PANDEY.
A total of 31 Yoga Asanas were performed from 7.00am to 7.50am.
It was followed by the OATH taking ceremony.
Apart from this indoor programme 3 TEAMS of our school along with the escorts went to various Govt Offices in and around Itanagar township for leading Yoga.
They were (1) Km. SUNASHI NAMCHOOM & Km. VIDYA DHANAJI B. along with escort Sri PASANG TSERING went to NEHRU YUVA KENDRA, YUPIA and they could involve 39 Officers and Volunteers of NEHRU YUVA KENDRA in the mass demonstration of Yoga Asanas.
(2) Km. BOMMAN ERING & Km. TASHI DREMA along with escort Smt. LATHI V. NAIR went to CIVIL SECRETARIAT, ITANAGAR. They could involve 61 Officers and well-wishers.
(3) Km. PHASSANG ANIYA along with Smt. Amutha Krishnan went to the LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, NAHARLAGUN. They could involve 43 Officers and well-wishers.
(4) Km. YAM YANGFO, Km. OSINAM PARON and Km. SWETA YADAV led the 88 student participants, 31 teachers and the Chief Guest in the mass YOGA DEMONSTRATION in the school Auditorium.
During the School hours a total of 602 students from Classes I to XII performed mass demonstration of YOGA ASANAS led by Sri DHANAJI TUKARAM BHENDEWADEKAR, PET, VKV Itanagar.
An Essay writing competition was conducted by Bureau of Outreach Communication, Regional Outreach Bureau, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, on the Theme – “AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV” on 22/12/2021 in our School for Classes VI to XI. A total of 106 students took part in it.
(Classes VI to VIII- 36 students, Classes IX to XI - 70 students). The Department will award prizes to the winners on a particular occasion.
Some photographs are attached herewith.
The Department is also going to hold Photo Exhibition in our school in a couple of days.