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VKV Mukto, the 37th VKV of Arunachal Pradesh was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Pema Khandu in the presence of Union Minister of state for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju on 25th June 2018.

The Hon'ble Chief Minister said that starting VKV Mukto and dedicating it to people is one of his cherished and most deserving works that he had done so far. While speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister acknowledged the contribution made by VKVs in Arunachal Pradesh.

Union Minister of state for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju said that VKVs imparts man making and nation building education stressing all round development of the children.

The students of VKV Kitpi Tawang performed band display and patriotic dance on the occasion.

At the beginning HCM and other dignitaries were received with traditional attire and untied the scarf at the gate. Unveiling of inauguration slab with lighting lamp followed with Buddhist chants marked the historic day with addition of one more vkv at Tawang.

Joint Secretary VKVAPT Shri Rupesh Mathur, Joint Secretary, VKVs Arunachal Pradesh welcomed the gathering and informed them about various activities undertaken by Vivekananda Kendra in Arunachal Pradesh.

Shri Rinchen Dorjee a trustee of VKVs Arunachal Pradesh Trust (also the President of Monpa Mimang Tshokpa) presented statue of Swami Vivekananda to the visiting dignitaries.

Shri Rinchin Norbu, Chairman School Support Group of VKV Kitpi presented vote of thanks.

The others present in the occasion included Hon'ble Parliamentary Secretary RWD, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Jambey Tashi, Hon'ble MLA Tawang Shri Tsering Tashi, Padmashree Lama Thupten Phuntsok, Deputy Commissioner Tawang Shri Sang Phuntsok (IAS), and many officers from the Administrative and Engineering Departments along with Public Leaders.

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.

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.

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.

 

State Level Inter School Bhagavad-Gita Chanting Competition 2017 was conducted on 30th November 2017 in Administrative Office, VKVAPT, Dibrugarh. The result follows..

Boys

Group C (class 6 – 8)
First -               VKV Roing
Second -           VKV Sher
Third -              VKV Yingkiong

Group D (class 9 & 10)
First -               VKV Roing
Second -           VKV Kharsang
Third -              VKV Banderdewa

 

Girls

Group C (class 6 – 8)
First -               VKV Tafrogam
Second -           VKV Jirdin
Third -              VKV Nivedita Vihar

Group D (class 9 & 10)
First -               VKV Tafrogam
Second -           VKV Jirdin
Third -              VKV Vivek Vihar

ITANAGAR, Nov 19: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has praised the Vivekananda Kendra for commendable work in Arunachal Pradesh in the field of education. The President noted that the Vivekananda Kendra schools are a happy synthesis of traditional knowledge and values and of modern science and technology.

He was addressing the valedictory function of the completion of 40 years of the Vivekananda Kendra in Arunachal on Sunday.

Commending the services of the VKV with its motto of service to man is service to god towards promotion of quality education in the country in general and state in particular despite challenges, Kovind emphasized on maintaining its quality of education to bring about progress in the society.

The president further said that since 2001, the improved communication services in Arunachal Pradesh have changed the state’s development scenario.

The President observed that Arunachal was getting a face lift with the execution of the Trans-Arunachal Highway, road connectivity to remote interior areas, besides construction of advanced landing grounds at Pasighat, Mechukha, Ziro, Tuting and Walong, to facilitate connectivity to people living in remote areas.

Mentioning that the introduction of railway services from Itanagar to cities like Guwahati and construction of 500-bedded hospital cum Medical College at Naharlagun shows accelerated development in the state, he said that due to its huge hydro power potentials, Arunachal Pradesh can become the power house of the nation.

In his address, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Dr B D Mishra commended the Vivekananda Kendra’s mission of selfless service to society in the state in the fields of education and cleanliness, particularly in difficult areas, like Changlang, Tirap and Longding.

Cluster Level Principal Meets
Cluster level Principal meets were conducted in all the six clusters namely Tirap, Lohit, Kameng, Papum Pare, Siang and Subansiri during the month of July. Principals and Cluster- In-charges from the respective Clusters were present in the meetings. Sri P M Unnikrishnan, Education Officer was present in all the meetings. Smt Pratibha Kulkarni was present in VKV Kharsang venue and VKV Ziro venue. Sri R Krishna Kumar was present in VKV Kharsang venue. The meetings reviewed the activities conducted so far and the planning of respective schools. All the Principals shared good practices of the schools so that other schools also can adopt new practices. Action taken report of various previous meetings and visits of Kendra elders were discussed. Other details like staff position, reporting on the ongoing construction works, academic target setting, new evaluation pattern, monitoring strategies etc. were also discussed.

Annual Principal Meet

The Annual Principal Meet for the current session was convened from 21 to 23 July at VKVAPT, Dibrugarh. The meeting had the gracious presence of Dr Joram Begiji & Dr TejumPaduji, Trustees, Mananeeya Bhanudasji, General Secretary, VK Kanyakumari, Mananeeya Pravinji, Joint General Secretary, VK Kanyakumari and Secretary VKVAPT and DrSristidharDuttaji, a noted educationist and Administrative Committee member, VKVAPT.  All the Principals and the VKVAPT officials were present in the meeting.There were deliberations from Dr Tejum Padujiat the very beginning of the Meet and by Dr Joram Begiji at the concluding sessions on various aspects. Probodhan by Bhanuji on ‘Spiritual Development and Man making’ took everyone in a journey of spirituality and infused new vigor to carry on the punyakarya. Apart from these, there were discussion on new evaluation pattern, academic and activity calendar, Vivek Inspire, New Admission, Result analysis of various classes and Board examinations etc.

One day sadgamaya sibir was organized on dated 3rd of September 2017 inside the community hall of VKV Wessang. Fifty six students from different school of seppa and its adjacent areas were participated in this camp. Four sessions were conducted including topic related to Sister Nivedita, Personality Development, learning by playing and group discussion. The program was started with the lightning of lamp by Mitarani Gantayat, Principal, KGBV and Lakhinath Hindique, Principal, VKV Weassang, all the participants introduced themselves, On the first session, which was on Personality development were taken by Sri Pai Daweaji. He spoke at length about the ‘Purpose of Life’ which was very heart touching, he highlighted some of the points on how a person becomes happy by identifying the purpose by sharing various story. On the second session Principal VKV Wesaang, spoke briefly about the life of Sister Nivedita and the contribution she made for the upliftment of women in India. Then a session was conducted on playing by leaning and in this session all the participants were divided into four groups and played with each other. At the last session, some of the documentary films were shown to the participants and was explained by Mitarani Gantayat. The program was come to end by giving vote of thanks.

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