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District Level 25th Childrens Science Congress, 2017

District Level 25th Childrens Science Congress, 2017 on Focal Theme: Science & Technoloy and Innovation for Sustainable Development, was held in Govt. Higher Secondary School, Aalo on 28th October, 2017. The Chief Guest of the programme was the DDSE, Aalo. Total six schools from in and around Aalo town took part in it. Science teachers Su. Nitu Sharma and Su. Rina Khare made ready two groups from VKV Jirdin to participate in it. First Group Km. Eesha Lollen’s Sub Theme was Traditional Knowledge System. Project: Impact of unawareness towards Cultivation of Medicinal Plants. And Km.Joyo Ete’s Sub Theme was : Energy.
Project: Impact of Open Chullah on the physical environment of Jirdin Village. Below are the students who brought laurels to our school by bagging the first and third prizes.

Sadgamya Shibir @ VKV Jirdin

A brief report of the 3 Days Sadgamaya Shibir at VKV Jirdin (2 ndOctober to 4th October ,2017) The Personality Development Camp was organized at VKV Jirdin from 2nd October to 4th October, 2017. Altogether 64 participants from Class VI –VIII from two nearby schools of Aalo township i.e; Govt. Secondary School- Pakam and Govt. Secondary School-New Market, Aalo along with our host school took active participation in this camp. Other schools couldn’t attend due to their examination schedule after Dusshera.

Participants reported at 3 p.m. on 2nd Oct evening. Accommodation for the camp participants was done in two of the hostels. After the evening prayer, Principal VKV Jirdin welcomed the participants. He briefed the purpose of the camp and over all set up of the various activities they were going to learn in the three days Sadgamaya Shibir.

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Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Jirdin celebrated UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD DAY today. Smt. Swetika Sachan, IAS Deputy Commissioner, West Siang District was the Chief Guest and Shri. K. Chandra Sekhar was the Guest of Honour for the programme. There were around 550(Five hundred fifty) people including parents, guardians, well wishers etc. who attended the programme.

 The Chief Guest spoke on the importance of girl education and women empowerment. After listening to the school report of the previous year, she was impressed and congratulated the entire team of VKV Jirdin for rendering the service in the interior part of Arunachal Pradesh. She spoke regarding the gender discrimination prevailing in the society. She added that to eliminate this- education of women is more important. She advised the student community to focus on studies and utilize the opportunity purposefully in deriving moral based education by adopting the principles & teachings of Swami ji. She liked the cultural programmes presented by the children. And told our school as one of the best schools in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Guest of Honour Shri. K. Chandra Shekar expressed his gratitude to VKV for the invitation and appreciated the service done by VKV to the people of Arunachal Pradesh. He stressed on the saying of Vivekananda –“ Arise, Awake and stop not till the goal is reached” by saying that as Swami ji was a very learned giant. Being students they too should follow his footsteps by proper utilization of the school library. He also said that for every individual student there is a goal and every individual has an infinite power.

Besides fifteen tourist from Spain and Italy attended the programme and appreciated the programme and hospitality shown to them. The programme was a success. Everything went smoothly and was winded up with “ Sarve Bhabantu ……”

Janmasthami Celebration in VKV Jirdin

On 14th August,2017 Krishna Janmasthami was celebrated in VKV Jirdin with festive mood and joviality. House leaders arranged the stage for the evening programme in the prayer hall in team with great enthusiasm. The programme started with significance of the day by Smt. Durga Tripathi. A cultural competition was kept : Best Jhaki competition. Besides tomorrow’s forth coming programme of Independence day, within short period all the houses and members participated with their own creativity and imagination…trying to portray some phases of Lord Krishna’s life from childhood to youth. Phase like Yashodha’s glimpse of the Universe inside Krishna’s mouth , stealing of curd ,encounter with Snake Kaliya , Krishna’s time spent with cowherd friends and Radha , devotee Meera Bai, Kamsa’s strategies to kill Krishna through Putana, Friendship with Sudama , Krishna’s protection of Draupadi’s during Bastraharan and Krishna’s role in the battle of Mahabharata- being the charioteer of Arjuna etc. Children from classes IV to X actively took part and sang Krishna bhajans with devotion. The programme was concluded with Shanti mantra followed by distribution of Prasad.

Raksha Bandhan Celebration

     On account of Raksha Bandhan ,VKV Jirdin celebrated Raksha Bandhan- the sacred bond of brothers and sisters, the custom of tying ceremonial thread on a brother’s wrist seeking for her protection and brother’s vow to look after his sister’s well –being. Shri. Kido Lollen, Vice-Principal of Pakam High Secondary School, Aalo was invited Chief Guest to grace the occasion. The programme was started with lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, followed with invocation. Principal, VKV Jirdin gave the welcome address-wishing the students a very happy Raksha Bandhan and introducing the Chief Guest to the students. Principal, VKV Jirdin felicitated the Chief Guest. Significance of the day was told by Su. Rina didi bringing in light how the age-old tradition of tying rakhis took place from the Mughal period and narrated some myths and legends related to Raksha Bandhan. Symbolic rakhi tying took place. A student of class –IV tied a rakhi, did tilak to the Chief Guest and took his blessings. Students of classes IV to X tied rakhis to one another and to their teachers. A small cultural programme : a group patriotic song by class-V and a traditional group dance by class-VIII students was kept. The Chief Guest addressed to the students as an elder brother by advising to leave all the vices like jealousy, hatred, pride and in spite develop love and maintain peace and harmony among themselves and to be always ready to extend a helping hand. He appreciated the small cultural items kept, as a necessary part of a student’s development in co-scholastic areas. He contributed for the student’s community ten numbers of their traditional garland to school. And the programme was concluded with shanti mantra.