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Monthly News letter December 2017

Indigenous Faith Day celebration

Indigenous faith Day was celebrated with pomp and show involving the local community in the VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh. Students and staffs taking part in colorful procession, cultural programs by students and community etc. were some of the highlights.

Participation in ‘State Conclave-Dream Change Arunachal’

15 Principals of VKVs participated in the State Conclave-‘Dream Change Arunachal’, a two day program on 8th and 9th December, organized by Govt of Arunachal Pradesh which was graced by dignitaries from different department, academicians, members of Niti Ayog and representatives from many other organizations. The conclave focused on many important themes like, Reforming land laws, Development of land-based economic activity and tourism, Education, tackling unemployment through skills development and Paradigm shift on development process etc. The participants got enriched with inputs from renowned experts from different field. Sri P M Unnikrishnan, Education Officer, VKVAPT, presented a paper on the educational and socio-cultural activities of Vivekananda Kendra in Arunachal Pradesh.

Vivek Inspire Teams camp at Pune

The first batch of Vivek Inspire students have undergone intensive trainings and exposure in the visit and camp at Pune. It was a much awaited event for the students. The team reached Pune on 6th of December and exposed to myriad of activities throughout the stay there. Drum Circle, experience sharing by experts from different fields and alumni, interactions with Sri Viswas Lapalkar, former Secretary of VKVAPT; problem solving session, sessions on culinary and creativity were some of the highlights. There were also parallel program for the mentors. Apart from these, there were visits to ISSER, Pune, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Manashakti Research Center, Pimpri Chinchwad Science Park, NDA campus, Phonix mall, Shaniwar Wada, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Visit to Regional Coconut Research Centre, Bhatye, Ratnagiri District, Ratnadurga Fort. The team also got acquainted with the innovative practices of the Jnana Prabodhini. The team also had a unique experience of staying with Maharastrian families for two days. The trip to Ratnagiri, the horticulture district of Maharashtra was another varied experience. Overall, the exposure visit has made the students enriched immensely and left an indelible mark.

Exposure in IIT Delhi

The class XI (Science) students of VKV Shergaon availing the Ishaan Vikas Program visited IIT Delhi and enriched themselves with varied carefully chosen exposures by the faculty of the Higher education institution. Ishaan Vikas is an MHRD sponsored program for the selected students from North eastern states to visit premier institutions so that they are motivated to excel in   studies in order to peruse higher education in such state- of –the- art institutions.

Field Visit to Eagle Nest Sanctuary

VKV Shergaon conducted a field study trip to Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary on 20th December 2017 for the students of Class IX and X. It was a Science project for the students to study the flora and fauna in the Evergreen forest. Sri L.N.Thongchun, Deputy Forest Range Officer explained about the various species of birds, animals and trees found in this sanctuary.

Maatru Puja Conducted

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Kitpi organized 'Maatriu Puja' programme at Vivekananda hall on 10th December 2017 for the first batch class X students of the Vidyalaya. Matru Puja is organized in VKVs to provide one-time experience of greatness of mother to the teenage children before leaving the school after completing the first stage of their studies.

The programme was graced by Sri Krishna Kumarji, senior member of VKAPT, Sri Rinchin Norbu, Chairman of the School Support Group and Shri Balaji Wagmare, Principal VKV Kitpi. 26 out of 30 students' parents attended the first ever Matru Puja of the Vidyalaya.

Sri RinchinNorbu, Chairman SSG expressed his views on such programmes. He said that, all great persons were influenced by kindness, compassion and humbleness of their mother. Wishing the gathering on the occasion of 28th Noble peace prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama the Chairman quoted the life of His Holiness wherein His Holiness was greatly influenced by his mother. The parents and students also shared their experiences on this occasion. At the very beginning the students washed the feet of their mother and offered Argham (water), Padhyam (water for bathing), Pushpe (flower), Dhupe (incense), Aloke (light), Gandhe (perfume) and Nevidhya (celestial food).

Celebration of National Mathematics Day

VKV Oyan celebrated National mathematics day on 22 December to mark the Birth anniversary of Srinivasha Ramanujan. Importance of the day was explained in the morning assembly. A poster making and model making competition was conducted. Eighty students participated in this competition. A mathematics quiz was also organized on the same day to mark the occasion. VKV Yazali also conducted the same with programs like floral tribute to Srinivasha Ramanujan, special assembly, Importance of the Day and inauguration of a wall magazine.

Workshop on Tourism awareness

The Department of Tourism, Government of Arunachal Pradesh conducted a one hour workshop on 19th December 2017 in VKV Yazali on tourism awareness. A team of four members of above mentioned department were the Resource person and elaborated the purpose behind conducting such workshop in school level. Altogether sixty students of Classes of IX, XI and XII were benefitted by the said workshop. 

Laurels garnered by the Band troop of VKV PTC Banderdewa

The band troop of VKV PTC Banderdewa has exhibited the mastery of band display on many occasions recently and captivated the attention of the audiences.The troop participated in the zonal level Band display competition held at Shankardev  Kalakshatra on 19th December which was organized by RMSA, Assam. The competition was held in the presence of Director, RMSA, Assam and Central observer from MHRD, GOI. The troop bagged 3rd position in the competitions among other troops from the North Eastern states.

The troop also displayed at the XV Convocation ceremony of RGU on30th November which was witnessed by honorable Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, the Vice Chancellor of RGU and scores of scholars and students. Later on 4th December, Sri Tamo Mibang, VC of RGU expressed their appreciation by felicitating the Principal, band instructor and the troop.

Participation in Smart Class Workshop

Two teachers of VKV Yingkiong participated in a two day workshop on15th and 16th December organized by the DDSE Yingkiong on effective use of Smart Classrooms using multimedia. 32 teachers from various schools took part in the workshop. Sri Dipok Singha, an IT expert from Guwahati was the main resource person of the workshop. A follow-up workshop was also conducted in VKV Yingkiong on 18th December for other teachers by the two teachers.

Participation in faculty Development Program on English language and Teachinng.

Two teachers, Sri Jagadish Roy and Su Nayanmani Dutta from VKV Banderdewa participated in a faculty development program on English language and teaching at Sandipani Academy, Harmoti, Assam on 16th and 17th December. Dr Manish Sharma, Assistant Professor of English, Mody University was the Resource person of the program.

 

 The Land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness- it is India. What the nation wants is pluck and scientific genius. We want great spirit, tremendous energy, and boundless enthusiasm.

                                                                                                               ~~  Swami Vivekananda.

 

Monthly News Letter - January and February 2018

Utsarg Samaroh

The Utsarg Samaroh for the Class X students were conducted for all the Class X students on different dates in the month of January at the following venues:

Sl No

Venue

Participating VKVS

1

Nivedita Vihar

Nivedita Vihar & Seijosa

2

Itanagar

Vivek Vihar, Balijan &Itanagar

3

Nirjuli

Banderdewa & Nirjuli

4

Kharsang

Kharsang & Jairampur

5

Tafrogam

Sunpura, Amliang & Tafrogam

6

Oyan

Oyan & Yingkiong

7

Jirdin

Jirdin & Kuporijo

Swami Ananand Chaitnaya and Acharyaa Ananyaji from Chinmaya Mission imparted eternal ideals for enabling the students to be assets for the society in different venues. There were also refining touch to the subjects, Bharat Mata Pujan to infuse patriotic fervor among the participants.

In addition to the above, VKVs Shergaon, Wessang, Tawang, Ziro, Roing, Sher, Yazali conducted Utsarg at the school level. In these venues also dignitaries were invited to guide the students.

Matripuja:

The matripuja for the class X students were conducted in all the secondary and Higher Secondary school in the month of February. Sri R Krishna Kumar, member, VKVAPT visited the schools to conduct the Puja. A large number of parents took part in the puja in each venue. The puja which comprises of Paad puja of the mother and understanding the importance of mother in one’s life impressed the parents and the students. Many came forward to express their spontaneous emotions after the puja.

Accounts Workshop:

26 Accounts and clerks from VKVs Arunachal Pradesh Trust participated in a Regional level workshop of Vivekananda Kendra, North East region conducted on 3rd and 4th February at VKV Dibrugarh.The workshop was  graced by Mananeeya Bhanudasji, Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra; Asok Junagade CA from Nashik; Sri Pravinji, Secretary, VKVAPT; Arun Raj Singh Sekhawat, Administrative Officer,VKVAPT; Sri Rupesh Mathur, Joint Secretary,VKVAPT; Pratibha Kulkarni, Office Secretary,VKVAPT and other officials from VKVAPT and VKSPV. The Workshop took stock of the actions taken on the earlier decisions and streamlined other accounting procedures. Sri Subhashis Moulik, Cluster Accountant for Subansiri Cluster was awarded the best Accountant for the session 2017-18.

Outstanding performance in Scholarship Exams:

VKV students have exhibited outstanding performance in the recently held NTSE and NMSS Exam.  The highlights of the same have been given below:

NMSS 2017-18:

The scholarship examination conducted in all over the state for identifying the talented students studying in Class VIII clearly reflected the efforts of the teachers, students and their parents. Out of 130 selected from the state, 126 were from VKVs.

 The school wise selected students’ number in NMSS

VKV

No of students

VKV

No of students

Nirjuli

27

Kharsang

3

Vivek Vihar

21

Amliang

2

Itanagar

11

Balijan

2

Kuporijo

8

Jairampur

2

Roing

8

Changlang

1

Sunpura

8

Jirdin

1

Tezu

8

Oyan

1

Tafrogam

6

Raga

1

Joram

5

Wessang

1

Ziro

5

Yingkiong

1

Banderdewa

4

 

Total

126

NTSE 2017-18:

In the state level NTSE Exam, 15 VKV students were selected out of 27 in the state.

The school wise selected students’ number in NTSE

Sl No

VKV

No of students

1

Vivek Vihar

7

2

Nirjuli

3

3

Jairampur

1

4

Kharsang

1

5

Oyan

1

6

Jirdin

1

7

Ziro

1

Total

15

 VKVAPT Core Team meeting:

A core meeting was held on 5th Jan2018 at VKVAPT Dibrugarh which was attended by Shri. Pravin Dabholkar, Secretary  North East, Shri Rupesh Mathur , Joint Secretary VKV APT, Shri Arun Raj Singh Shekhawat, Admin. Officer, Smt Pratibha Kulkarni, Office Secretary, Shri Unnikrishnan P M, Education Officer, Shri Arindam Bhattacharjee Accounts’ officer, Shri Krishna Kumar, Store In- charge ,Shri Mahesh Menon office-In charge, and the cluster In-charges, Shri P.K. Pandey, Shri. N.Kumaravel, Shri Anand Mohan Mishra and Shri Ajaykumar P. Various administrative matters were discussed in the meeting.

Result of InterVKV Competitions declared:

The result of the Inter VKV Essay Writing Competition and Inter VKV Prajnya Vikas Competition have been declared. The completions were held on 28 October and 11 December respectively. Some of the highlights are given below:

Prajnya Vikas Written Test:

Like previous years, a large number of students took part in the competition.

Participation in different categories in Prajnya Vikas 2017-18

Sl  No

Category

No of Participation

1

Sub-Junior

3885

2

Junior

3627

3

Senior

1985

Total

9497

 Result Summary

                                                                     Senior Section

Position

VKV

Name

Class

Marks

1st

OYAN

Kr. Kampo Taki

X

100

2nd

YAZALI

Km. Megha Raj

x

94.5

3rd

YAZALI

Km. Rosy Chamuah

x

90

10 consolation prizes from Tafrogam-3,Yazali-1, Kharsang-2,Itanagr-1, Nirjuli-1

 

80-90

                                                                      Junior Section

Position

VKV

Name

Class

Marks

1st

Yazali

Km. Anugraha Sathian

VIA

97.5

2nd

Yazali

Km. RaloNanne

VIA

97

3rd

Yazali

Kr. Arnav Saikia

VIIA

92

8 consolation prizes from Tafrogam-5, Changlang-1, Joram-1, Basar-1

75-90

                                                           Sub-Junior Section

Position

Names

School

Class

Marks

1st

Kr. Wangbom D. Lowang

Kharsang

V

49

Km. Bini Noami

Tafrogam

V

49

2nd

Km. Suzain Wangsa

Tafrogam

V

48.5

3rd

Km. Kibiyan Pul

Tafrogam

V

48

Km. Phehka Ponglaham

Tafrogam

V

48

Kr. Rangno Sonam Waii

Wessang

V

48

13 consolation prizes:  Tafrogam-4, Wessang-5, Joram-2, Dollungmukh-1, Liromoba-1

42-47

 Detail result analysis for the last two years and prizes for the winners have been dispatched to the schools.

Inter VKVs Essay Writing Competition:

The inter VKVs winners are as follow:

Category

Position

Name of the students

VKV

Sub-Junior

First

Km MaisanSingpho

Tafrogam

Second

Km Jeter Dagam

Nivedita Vihar

Third

Kr TingthomLukham

Niausa

Junior

First

Kr Arnav Saikia

Yazali

Second

Km KabakSumper

Raga

Third

Km RineTayu

Sunpura

Senior

First

Km MeramVeo

Nivedita Vihar

Second

Km RubuNampi

Vivek Vihar

Third

Km OyeeTega

Sunpura

 The essays of the first prize winners will be published in the next edition of Arohi.

Utkarsh Shibir:

A shibir for some selected teachers was conducted at VKVAPT, Dibrugarh on 18th and 19th February. The Shibir was graced by Padmashree Su Nivedita Bhide, Vice –President and Mananeeya Bhanudasji, General Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari. Altogether 14 teachers from different VKVs participated in the shibir.  With the guidance of the Kendra elders, the participants took part in group discussion and presentation, individual presentation on various topics like academic excellence, innovation in school, proper accounting procedures etc. The participants have been immensely benefitted from the shibir to discharge various responsibilities.

Visit of Governor:

His Excellency, Brig. (Dr) B.D. Mishra, the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh visited VKV Jairampur on 30 January at 11.10 a.m. School gave him a grand welcome with band troupe and conducted a short programme. It was attended by the Honorable MLA of Jairampur Constituency, Deputy Commissioner, Changlang Dist, DIG Police, throng of public leaders of the area and Govt officials. His Excellency congratulated VKVs for doing wonderful work including stress on girls’ education in the remote corner of India and urged the students of VKVs to enshrine the name and fame of Swami Vivekananda, the greatest ideal leader.

 DST Inspire Camp 2018 :

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt Of India had collaborated with Arunachal University of Studies (AUS) to organize an ‘Inspire Internship Science Camp’ from 1st - 5th February at Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh. The camp was especially for higher secondary classes to apprise them of possible future prospects in science stream. Approximately 200 students from six different schools had actively participated in the camp. From VKV Roing 31 children of XI had participated. Various fields of science had been vividly depicted by eminent dignitaries from reputed educational and research institutions of our country.  There were Scientists and faculties fromKrishi Bhawan, New Delhi, Doon University, Dibrugarh University, Citrus Research Station, Tinsukia and IIT Guwahati who presented papers ondifferent topics each day.

Achievement in State level Model Making Competition:

Two students of VKV Vivek Vihar namely Km Runi Shangdo and Km Tad Nimpu won second position in the State level Model Making Competition held on 18th February on the theme ‘Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency’ organized by APEDA, Itanagar and BEE ( Govt of India). The students as well as the Guide teacher Sri Gupta Bigop Parida were given cash prizes and certificates.

Varshik Baithak of VK Arunachal Prant:

All the principals of the VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh along with a member of School Support Group attended the Varshik Baithak held in Golden Pagoda, Namsai from 2nd to 4th March 2018. Apart from VKVs, members from all the branch centers and projects of Vivekananda Kendra namely, Arun Jyoti, KGBP, Medical services, VKCTE, Craft center etc. participated in the Baithak. Padmashree Su Nivedita Bhide, Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, Dr Joram Begi, Prant Pramukh, VK Arunachal Pradesh, Sri Pravin Dhabolkar, Secretary,VK, North East graced the occasion. A host of VKV alumni and well-wishers of Vivekananda Kendra also attended the Baithak.

At the moment, the students are attending their annual exam and Class X and XII students are attending their Board exam. We wish all the students best wishes to pass the examination with flying colors.

Monthly News letter September, October & November 2017

The VKVs have completed forty years in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The preceding months saw the fervor of the celebration of the completion of forty years.  The celebration assumed entirely new significance due to the fact that the grand event was organized by the galaxy of alumni of the VKVs.  The celebration which was kick started on 11th September with a marathon was culminated with a three day mega program at Itanagar. The final program at IG Park was graced by the honorable President of India, Sri Ram Nath Kovind; Brigadier (Dr.) B.D. Mishra, Governor, Arunachal Pradesh; Sri Kiren Rijjiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Sri Pema Khandu, Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh, Mananeeya Balakrishnanji, All India Vice-President, Vivekananda Kendra  and host of other dignitaries.  All the dignitaries acknowledged and endorsed the contribution of VKVs in ‘Man making-Nation Building’ endeavor and ushering in quality education to this remote hilly state of India. The event proved to be an opportune moment for the former VKVians to revisit their glorious days at VKVs, relishing the nostalgic moments with the former teachers who thronged from various parts of the country, get thrilled by the band display and mega dance program by thousand plus students from VKVs. While commemoration the glorious legacy of VKVs, the celebration also has scripted a new chapter instilling new vigor to traverse the charted path.

Apart from the grand program of 40 years celebration, the preceding months were studded with many activities and celebrations.

Universal Brotherhood Day Celebration

The Universal Brotherhood Day was celebrated in all the VKVs with enthusiasm. This year the celebration assumed an additional dimension with the inauguration of the VKVs 40 years of Service in Arunachal Pradesh. For the inauguration of the same a grand Marathon race with the theme “Run for Brotherhood’ was organized. In addition to the central marathon race at Itanagar, many VKVs and Arunjyoti also organized Marathon race in the morning on the day. Marathon races were organized by VKV Jairampur, Kharsang, Dollungmukh.

Speech on the Importance of the Day, Cultural program by the students , Presentation of the epoch making speech of Swami Vivekananda at Chicago were some of the highlights of the celebration at the schools. Dignitaries, a large number of parents and well-wishers witnessed the events.

Sadhana Divas & Library Week Celebration

All the VKVs celebrated Sadhana Divas, the birth day of Mananeeya Eknathji, the founder of Vivekananda Kendra with usual enthusiasm on 19th November. Apart from other programs, the library week was inaugurated on that day. The library week envisages to instill reading habit in students and introduces the students to the new books with intensified efforts. Book Review, visiting nearby Libraries, guest lectures etc. are some activities conducted during the week.

Celebration of Hindi Divas

 VKV Vivek Vihar celebrated Hindi Divas with pomp and show. Sri Tania Hakom, Headmaster, Rajaokio Middle school, Police Colony inaugurated the program by offering flowers at the feet of Bharat Mata. 10 selected students read their poems. Other VKVs also organized activities to celebrate the occasion.

Sadgamaya Shibir

The Sadgamaya shibir, an outreach program for the students of the neighboring schools was conducted with usual gusto. Many neighboring schools responded to this popular shibir and sent large number of students to attend the same. The details of participation has been given below:

VKV

Total Participants

VKV

Total Participants

Oyan

53

Tafrogam

82

Nivedita Vihar

48

Tezu

95

Joram

53

Sunpura

29

Wessang

56

Roing

91

Roing

96

Jairampur

60

EMRS Bana

94

Kharsang

66

Basar

71

Changlang

57

Jairampur

60

Balijan

43

Jirdin

64

Liromoba

52

Yazali

65

Raga

48

Kuporijo

30

Banderdewa

150

Amliang

25

Total

1488

Prerana Shibir

This shibir is conducted for the day scholar students of Class VII to provide them a glimpse of an ideal daily routine and motivation. VKV Raga conducted the shibir from 27th to 29th September in which 24 students were present. In addition to the sessions taken by the teachers, there were also sessions by Dr Hage Hano, MO, PHC Raga. Sri Bini Tegi, Principal, Green Hill School and Er Milli Aghe were the Chief Guest for the Inauguration and the Concluding function of the shibir.

Speech and Drama on Sister Nivedita

On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of sister Nivedita, all the schools have conducted activities to commemorate the great lady who showed immense love to India and dedicated her life for the same. VKV Nivedita Vihar students presented speech and drama on Sister Nivedita in some of the neighboring schools as a part of the Sister Nivedita 150th Birth Anniversary celebration. After the presentation, an essay writing competition was also conducted on 28th October   

Excellent performance of students in various competitions and exam

The students of VKVs participated in many competitions in various level and brought laurel to the schools. The details are given below:

VKV students shine at State Level Children’s Science Congress

The students of VKVs have swept the board in the state level Children Science Congress held on 22nd and 23rd November.  VKV students grabbed the maximum positions out of ten including the top three.

Position

Name of student

VKV

1st

Gyati Ankha

Nirjuli

2nd

Kiran Ngadong

Tafrogam

3rd

Phasang Dolma

Shergaon

Other VKVs in the 4th to 10th positions are as follows:

Name of the student

VKV

Sarmistha Dutta

Roing

Udaiso Krong

Amliang

Lakpa Tsering

Shergaon

Bakin Nasho

Itanagar

Thuton Tsomu

Kitpi Tawang

A total of 53 young scientists from 19 districts of the state displayed their projects and exhibitions with presentations. The top 10 have been selected for the National Science Congress, scheduled to be held at Ahmadabad from November 27 to 31.

Excellent Performance at State Merit Scholarship

It is a great pleasure that Kr. Bishal Mandal, VKV Ziro topped in the state Merit scholarship exam for the year 2017. Apart from this, the students of VKVs performed superbly in the State Merit Scholarship exam conducted for Class IX students. 17 students out of 36 selected in the state are from VKVs. Altogether 1300 students appeared in the exam. The school wise details of students are given below:

Sl No

VKV

No of students selected

1

Nirjuli

5

2

Vivek Vihar

3

3

Balijan

3

4

Itanagar

2

5

Ziro

2

6

Kuporijo

1

7

Banderdewa

1

Total

17

Governors Quiz

Kr. Pankaj Tiwari (CL-X) and Kr. Ngawang Gyaltsen (CL-IX) from VKV Banderdewa represented Papum Pare District in the state level Governor’s Quiz Competition and stood first in the state Level competition conducted on 28th October. The team of VKV Itanagar bagged the third position.  VKV Roing, Kuporijo and Jairampur also participated in the state level after winning the district level competition.

State Level Science Exhibition

The students of VKVs exhibited outstanding performance in the state Level Science Exhibition organized by Directorate of Secondary Education held on 21 November at Itanagar.. VKV Kuporijo student Kr Tobom Nilling stood in the second position followed by Mahish Nath of VKV Nirjuli in the state. Kr Marpong Kodak, student of Class IX selected for National level in Science Exhibition. The exhibition was based on, “Innovations for Sustainable Development”, which saw the participation of budding scientists from 26 different schools of the state.

NHPC Painting Competition

Payal T Latane, Class VIII of VKV Nirjuli stood third in the State level NHPC Painting Competition in Group B conducted on 14th November. In addition, the following students from VKV received Consolation Prize:

Name of the student

VKV

Aniya Bagang,

VKV Banderdewa

Jomem Ete,

VKV Jirdin

Apok Tedo,

VKV Oyan

Anurag Aryan Chetia

VKV Itanagar

Airemi Komut

VKV, Tafrogam

Altogether 42 District level winners participated in Group B from Class 7th, 8th and 9th standard.

Participation @ Science Connect Quiz Competition –Zonal Level

Kr Nguli Lombi, VKV Itanagar, Kr Arnab Bhattacharjee of VKV Vivek Vihar and Km Purva Pusti of VKV Tawang represented Arunachal Pradesh in the zonal level Science Connect Quiz Competition organized by Vigyan Prasar held from 15 to 16 November at ASTEC Guwahati. All the eight North Eastern States participated in the quiz.

Vivek Inspire Workshop for Batch I

A workshop for the Vivek Inspire batch I was conducted from 4th to 9th October in VKV Nirjuli and Roing. Students were given intensive coaching to nurture the giftedness.

[email protected] National Green Tribunal Conference

5 students of VKV Itanagar along with their escort teacher attended 2 days conference of NGT at Guwahati on 9th and 10th Sept’2017.The Chief Minister and the Forest Minister of Assam inaugurated the programme. The Supreme Court Judge Sri Adarsh Kumar Goel and other judges of Kolkata High Court, Sikkim High Court and many other judicial dignitaries of difference high court of India graced the conference and delivered lectures on topics like- Reuse of tree, waste water and resource recovery. Integrated and sustainable solid and liquid resource management, segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste, Bio conversion of wastes to manure through vermin composing to make wastes into wealth etc.Kr. Ayush Deb of Class VIII received 1st prize for poster making, Km. Rosemoyee Bhuyan Class IX received 2nd rank in painting, Km. Preety Hazarika Cl-VIII received 4th rank in Essay competition and Km. Mache Beyong, Class XI (Sc.) also received 4th and 5th rank respectively in Essay competition and painting competition. Smt. Anita Subramanian accompanied the students as an escort. The Arunachal pollution control board sponsored the programme for the students.

Career Guidance Program

VKV, Neepco Yazali conducted a career guidance programme for the students of Class X,XI,XII on 14 October. Shri Gajendra Dev Singh, Manager (SBI, Yazali) was the main Resource person for the program.

NSS Activities

Sri L D Singh, NSS Program officer of VKV Roing participated in a training program on ‘Youth and Peace Building’  organized by RGNIYD training officers at NIRD & PR-NERC-Guwahati from 19th to 23rd September. There were altogether 25 Program officers from all the North Eastern states. VKV Itanagar organized an orientation program on 26 October for Classes IX to XII.  Brahmakumar Raju from BrahmaKumari Viswa Vidaylaya, Headquarter Rajasthan was the main Resource person of the program.

State Level Bhagawad Gita Chanting Competition

The state level Inter VKV Bhagawad Gita Chanting Competition was conducted at VKVAPT Dibrugarh on 30th November.  The 17th chapter of Bhagawad Gita was selected for competition this year.  The competition held in school and cluster level culminated at the state level competition. All the cluster level winners participated in the final competition. The result of the final competition has been given below:

Group Level Winners:

State level position

Group C

Group D

 

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

First

VKV Roing

VKV Tafrogam

VKV Roing

VKV Tafrogam

Second

VKV Sher

VKV Jirdin

VKV Kharsang

VKV Jirdin

Third

VKV Yingkiong

VKV Nivedita Vihar

VKV Banderdewa

VKV Vivek Vihar

Individual Competition Winners:

Group C

 

Boys

Girls

First

 Kr. Jesaan Kri, VKV Roing

Km. Khetnawati Hopak, VKV Tafrogam

Second

Kr. Gora Tapung, VKV Sher

Km. Minam Ratan, VKV Jirdin

Group D

First

Kr. Ongkham Singpho, VKV Kharsang

 Km. Anjna Bellai, VKV Tafrogam

Second

 Kr. Ekasi Singkai, VKV Roing

 Km. Santoshi D B, VKV Jirdin

 Activities of Atal Tinkering Lab

The Atal Tinkering Labs in VKV Jairampur and Kuporijo have been made operational and selected students have been undergoing intensive training.  It is a great pleasure that three Projects of Atal Tinkering Labs of VKV Jairampur and VKV Kuporijo notched prestigious positions among the top 100 projects selected for the national level ‘Tinkering Marathon’ organized by Atal Innovation Mission.  The details of the same has been given below:

Project from VKV

Name of the students

Focus area of the Project

VKV Jairampur

Jyotishaka Das, Rajeswar Singh, Utkarsh Sharma

Clean Energy

VKV Jairampur

Amit Kr Gupta, Arjun Chetry,  Jyotishka Das

Waste Management

VKV Kuporijo

Roshan Hali, Tabom Nilling, Gegong Leriak

Waste Management

The selected projects will be taking part in Atal Tinkering National Final to be conducted on 15 December at New Delhi.

Talent Shows at VKVs

A large gathering of parents, well-wishers and other dignitaries were enthralled by the performances of 450 students in 27 items in the ‘Mega Talent Show’ at VKV Nirjuli organized on 25th November. Sri Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. VKV Jirdin also organized a talent show for the primary students with manifold programs involving all the students of primary section.

School Level Science Exhibition

Many schools conducted School level Science exhibitions which were witnessed by large number of parents and well-wishers. There were altogether 166 exhibits at VKV Roing, 106 models at VKV Itanagar, 87 models at VKV Banderdewa.

Primary Teachers Workshop at VKV Itanagar

A five days’ workshop for the teachers of primary sections of VKV Itanagar and Vivek Vihar was conducted at VKV Itanagar from 31st October to 4th November 2017. Sri Arvind Gore, an educationist from Pune was the Resource person of the same.  During the workshop, Sri Goreji demonstrated many new teaching techniques and shared his own experience. He urged the teachers to consider every student potentially gifted and teach them with concern so that their natural talent get manifested. All the teachers participated actively in all the activities.

Class X Class Teachers Workshop

In order to review the status of preparation of different VKVs in respect to the new scheme of evaluation introduced by CBSE, two class teachers Workshops were held on 7th and 11th November at VKV Itanagar and VKV Roing respectively. Class teachers from 15 VKVs participated in the Workshops. The Workshop at VKV Itanagar was graced by Sri Arvind Gore, an experienced teacher trainer from Pune. The academic performances of the Class X students were presented by the Class teachers. Detail strategies were planned to train the students to ensure good scoring. A chapter wise revision plan culminated with CBSE Final exam mock Test has been finalized with the class teacher.  The cluster- in- charges of other VKVs are going to appraise the Class teachers of respective VKVs about the same.  

The ensuing months are going to see more intensive academic activities for the deepening of understanding of the concepts. At the same time, let us assimilate the positive energy created during the forty years of celebration and go ahead with undaunted faith and spirit.

“I believe that India is One, Indissoluble, indivisible”

                                                                        ~~  Sister Nivedita