Organizing FIT India Freedom Run 2.0 - VKV Balijan
I am glad to inform you that VKV Balijan formally inaugurated ATL Lab in the school at 9.30am on 22nd August 2021. Dr. Taw Mala, Chief Medical Officer CHC Balijan graced the occasion as Chief Guest. As a part of the inaugural ceremony, a small programme was organised in the lab wherein students of the neighboring area and the Atal Advisory Committee Members, Sri. Kino Naturng & Sri. Pradip Phil was also present along with the teaching and non-teaching staff. While addressing the audience, she lauded the purpose of establishing ATL Lab in a selected school like VKV Balijan.
On 21st June 2021, A yoga session on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2021, was held in the school premises of VKV Balijan to encourage yoga as part of our daily life. The theme for this year International Yoga Day 2021is 'Yoga for well-being’. Participants of the session discussed how yoga has assumed much more significance during the COVID-19 pandemic & has emerged as a global trend, thepivotal role it plays in rejuvenating our mind and the body, leading to a healthier lifestyle. Instructor for this Yoga session were Mr. Sanjit Badhuri&Mr. Pankaj Rastogi. They have emphasised that Yoga not only provides physical and mental relaxation but also develops strength & resilience. The numerous benefits of Yoga make it a popular practice for people across the globe, especially in times of a pandemic when mental & physical health is under stress. A brief talk session was also conducted in which Ms Jumpi Lona highlighted how throughout the world the practice of Yoga can promote the holistic health of every individual. With the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating psychological suffering and mental health problems, many people have been embracing Yoga to stay healthy and to fight isolation and depression. Yoga is also playing an important role in the psychosocial care and rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients in quarantine and isolation. Surya namaskar,Kapalabhati,Anulom-Viloma, Nadi Sodhana, Bhramri Pranayama were practiced during the session.
Iam glad to inform you that Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Balijan celebrated Swami Vivekananda Jayanti as “National Youth Day” on 12th January 2021 at 11 am in the School premise wherein 62 parents, 65 students, 24 teaching and Non-teaching Staffs and 6 SSG members attended to witness the programme.
Sri Nabam Atung, JE, PHE, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Balijan Division graced the occasion as Chief Guest. While addressing the audience, he called up on the people to take up at least any one quote of Swami Vivekananda and try to imply it one’s life. Sri S.C Dixit, EO, Papumpare Cluster VKV APT Dibrugarh urged the people “ the celebration of Swamiji’s birthday will have a great impact, if we follow the footprint of Swami Vivekananda, rather limiting in a festive spirit.”
As a part of the programme, a colourful cultural programme was organised like local dance, patriotic song, patriotic drama etc. by the students of class IX and X, campus children and Snehavardhini group of VKV Balijan.
I, also would like to inform you that, to boost the morale of the class X students in the forthcoming CBSE Exam, the Hon’ble Chief Guest has announced a cash award of Rs 20,000/-, Rs 10,000/-, and Rs 5,000/- for those students who are going to place as first, second and third position respectively in the CBSE Exam 2020-21
VKV Balijan celebrated Universal Brotherhood Day on 11th September 2020 at 9.30am wherein 48 members attended the programme.
At the outset, Kr. Nirvrit Das of Class V gave away a speech on life story of Swami Vivekananda. As usual, to commemorate the historical speech of Swami Vivekananda in Chicago World Religious Parliament, Km. Anugraha Sathian of Class IX delivered Swamiji’s Chicago Speech. As a part of the programme, the students of VKV Balijan campus sang a patriotic song, “ Ham Bharth ki santhan hai…….”
In addition, I am very happy to inform you that the entire VKV Balijan family also become the part of the Webinar organized by Vivekananda Vedic Foundation on Universal Brotherhood Day.
VKV Balijan observed Mananeeya Eknathji Punyatithi on 22nd August 2020 at 10am in the prayer hall wherein all staff members with family were present. Altogether, 48 members attended the programme. The campus students paid a rich tribute to Eknathiji by singing a song " Vandhana abhinandhana......". While addressing the audience, Smt. Anjali Das pointed out that Mananeeya Eknathji was the complete embodiment of ideals and principles. These ideals and principles helped to lay down the foundation of a Man Making and Nation Building organization in India.
As a part of the observation, we have decided to ensure our students are also in this programme. In this regard, the students of class VI - VIII are asked to draw the picture of Mananeeya Eknathji and Lord Ganesh and the same was asked to send the respective class teachers personal whatsapp. It was a small step by us to ensure at least a photo of Eknathji at their home. I am happy to inform you that it was widely accepted by them and had a tremendous response from them. The students of Class IX and X are also asked to write an essay on Eknathji.