Ten-day Value Creation Camp organised


Almost 46 children with teachers and coordinators from Kasturba Mahila Vidyapeeth Sewapuri, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh; eight schools recommended by the District Administration of Madhepura Bihar; and Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Hyderbad Telengana took part in the ten-day Value Creation Camp organized by GSDS from January 23 to February 2, 2020 in Gandhi Darshan. The camp was inaugurated on January 23, on the occasion of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s 123rd birth anniversary by Mrs. Paramjeet Kaur, senior Advocate Supreme Court of India and Founder Director Ashray Adhikar Abhyaan and Superintendent of Mandoli Prison Ms. Neeta Negi. Artist Mr. Sanjeev Anand also spoke on the occasion.
Children during the ten-day camp took part in the musical tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on January 30 in Gandhi Smriti. Besides regular sharamdaan, yoga and charkha classes, classes on non-violent communication techniques, classes on personality development through gratitude, compassion, kindness, etc., emotional intelligence were also conducted for the participating children.
Children also visited different historical sites including the Metro Museum. They also offered tribute to Gandhi in Mahatma Gandhi Samadhi at Rajghat as part of his 72nd death anniversary. To learn about the ‘digital Gandhi’, the children accompanied by the Director GSDS Shri Dipanker Shri Gyan also visited the museum of the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Further a visit to the ‘Bharat Parv’ organised by the Ministry of Tourism was also arranged for the children at Red Fort.
The valedictory function was organised on January 31 in Gandhi Darshan that different cultural presentations by children. A special feature of one of the performances was a street play presentation on the different Gandhian principles non-violent communication which they learnt during their training programme.
Addressing the children at the valedictory programme on January 31, Shri Dipanker Shri Gyan reiterated his faith upon children calling them as ambassadors of peace. He appreciated the strong coordination among the children and believed that the opportunities that they got during their visit to the Metro Museum and the DST Digital Gallery on Mahatma Gandhi would enable their creative capabilities. He said that the street play by the children of Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan Hyderabad Telengana on NVC techniques will be shown during such orientation programs.
He further advised the children to share such lessons with others who did not come so that things learnt could multiply. He also hoped that the schools have self exchange programmes among themselves.