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 National Science Teacher's Congress (NSTC) Observed - VKV Joram 

Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences & Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) had organized the 5th India International Science Festival (IISF 2019) from 05th to 08th November 2019 at Kolkata, West Bengal. IISF 2019 was hosted by Vigyan Prasar an autonomous organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India at Kolkata, West Bengal. The festival was primarily aimed to involve the common masses to improve their scientific understanding, temperament and appreciation towards various Indian achievements in the field of Science & Technology. It has provided a platform to the young scientists, students, technocrats for exchange of knowledge and ideas. IISF supports Governments’ flagship programs like Swachh Bharat, Digital India, Smart City etc. 

One of the prominent components of IISF was National Science Teachers’ Congress nearly 400 science teachers from kindergarten (KG) to post graduate (PG) had participated in the congress. The two day congress was held on 07th and 08th November 2019. The platform was provided for innovative, dedicated, and passionate teachers to share the experiences and learn the innovative methods of science teaching.  

On 7th November 2019, the program was inaugurated by Hon’ble MHRD minister and after that session has started. The congress had many components like panel discussions on New Education Policy and Science Education, Role of Science Teacher in Science Education, Pedagogy of Science Teaching and Learning, plenary talks by eminent science communicators and educationist on –

  • “Current challenges in the education sector in India: The continuing relevance of Swami Vivekananda and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan”.
  • “Indian Contribution to Chemical sciences”.
  • “Experimental Learning at various level of Education System”.

A total five teachers of VKVs participated and represented Arunachal Pradesh in the NSTC namely Sri Rajib Prasad (VKV OYAN), Sri Ashok Singh ( VKV JORAM), Sri Monoj Sah (VKV CHIMPU), Sri Dipjyoti Gayon (VKV BANA) and Sri Sridharan sir (VKV JAIRAMPUR).

My Experience from NSTC

It was a great experience for me to be the part of NSTC program. This program provided me opportunity to think scientifically and to derive conclusion logically from the observations and plan experiment to build innovative ideas, at the same time I got exposure to the hands-on presentation/demonstration to enlighten on new teaching methodology/pedagogy for 21 century generation. Educators and scientists provided us unforgettable learning experience through different lectures and demonstrations. More than 15000 participants came from different parts of the country and the program was organized very systematically that no one has faced any kind of problem. Lunch and Dinner was provided at the venue of the program. In the whole program one interesting thing I noticed was that even single plastic material was not used to serve tea, water and different types of food items to more than 15000 people.

Lastly I am thankful from the core of heart to VKVAPT for providing this golden opportunity to be a part of such a wonderful program. Whatever I have learned from the NSTC will definitely help me to deal with my students and subject in a better way.

Gita Chanting Competition School Level Conducted - VKV Joram

Bhagwad Gita chanting competition Karmayoga Shlokasangrah was held on 28/10/2019 (Monday) at 11:30 AM to 02:00 PM. The competition was started with Aikaya Mantra. Group ‘B’ and group ‘C’ have participated in this competition, in each group boys and girls have participated separately. There were 3 groups in which 15 students have participated in group ‘B’ and 21 groups in which 81 students have participated in group ‘C’ altogether there were 24 groups and 96 students who have participated. The competition was judged by Shri Ashish Kumar Sir and Shri Bahubali Sir.
The students who have participated in this competition firstly have introduced themselves and sang Karmayoga Shlokasangrah 28 Shloka with tune and some of the students have explained the meanings too.
In group B boys Sorang Jakru and group have bagged 1st position and group B girls Aradhya Srivastava and group have bagged 1st position.
In group C boys- Amit Paswan, Bamang Aying, Licha Lomin, Likha Tolu and in group C girls- Nich Rina, Likha Ania, Taw Yajo, Joram Adam have bagged 1st position in this competition. In group C boys- Charu Araman, Likha Bida, Joram Tatam, Sumit Paswan, Biri Tath and group C girls- Pani Yache, Debia Menam, Joram Yaniyum and Bamang Nancy have bagged 2nd position in this competition.
After the completion of the competition, judges have explained how to introduce, how they can improve and sing in a better way and how to memorise the Shloka to all the participants.
The competition was ended with Shanti mantra.

Quiz Competition Conducted - VKV Joram

Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge and knowledge makes us great. Quiz competition is always interesting and informative, which provides excitement among the students and also gives them a lot of knowledge. Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Joram conducted a Quiz Competition on 18th of October 2019. It was conducted by our Education Officer Mudralidharan sir, and helped by Sri Dipok Chetri. Muralidharan sir was acted as Quiz Master, Sri Dipok Chetri maintained the scoreboard and Sri Prabhat Newar was the time-keeper. The quiz was begun with chanting of three omkaras followed by introductions of the participants. Before starting the quiz, the quiz master explained the rules and regulations of the quiz.

The Competition was conducted among the selected students of Classes VII and VIII. The students were selected by taking a written Quiz Competition among all the students of Classes VII and VIII on the previous day itself.

The selected students were Kr Likha Kamin of Class VII, Kr Gokia Toy of Classs VIII, Kr. Likha Tolu of Class VII and Kr Joram Chama from Class VII.

There were nine rounds altogether. The students participated actively in that competition. There were some questions for the audience as well and they too participated actively. At the end of the programme, Kr. Likha Kamin secured first position scoring 65 Marks, second position was secured by Kr Joram Chama scoring 60 Marks and the third was Kr Gokia Toy scoring 50 Marks.

The other students of classes IV to VIII were acted as audience. It was really an interesting, motivated, informative and knowledge enriching programme for the participants along with the audience and teachers. The programme was ended with Shanti Mantra.

 

 

National Childrens Level Science Congress Observed - VKV Joram

The Children's Science Congress (CSC), initiated in 1993, is a flagship programme of NCSTC, DST, Govt of India and has since crossed the silver jubilee year. It is an inclusive programme open to children of the age group of 10-17 years covering all backgrounds either school going or out of school system, belonging to geographic, language and cultural regimes open to all children including children with disabilities. Children’s Science Congress (CSC) prompts children to ponder upon some significant societal problem, think over its causes and subsequently try and solve the same using the scientific process. This involve close and keen observation, raising pertinent questions, building models, predicting solutions on basis of models, trying out various possible alternatives and arriving at an optimum solution using experimentation, field work, research and innovation.

To inculcate a spirit of scientific  temper and analytical thinking in the minds of young students, District level NCSC -2019 on the focal theme ‘’ SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION FOR A CLEAN, GREEN & HEALTHY NATION’’ was held at GHSS Ziro, Lower Subansiri on 22 October 2019 in collaboration with Deputy Director of School  Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.  Principal Govt. Hr. School, Ziro Sri Hage Taker was present as Chief Guest in the program. The chief guest ,in his welcome address, expressed happiness about organizing the prestigious District Level Event in Lower subansiri District.. He explained about various advancements taking place in Science  and informed that Scientists are doing research on achieving 100% accuracy. Science can be very exciting when it is practiced and applied for the betterment of life on earth, he said and students should nurture this habit to develop research skills for becoming Scientists. He congratulated all the participants and Guide teachers and said that India needs such inspirational programs to generate interest in students towards basic sciences. Total two teams participated from VKV JORAM in the District Level NCSC. Km Likha Ania and Tai Roch bagged second position and Joram Nanu & Sorang Tutu got third position. A total number of 10 Teams from different schools of Lower Subansiri  District participated with their presentation.  Each participant delivered their presentation on the above topic for 6 minutes before a panel of judges. All the top three position holder teams will represent Lower Subansiri District in the State Level National Children Science Congress which will be held in the last week of November 2019.

 Following schools were adjudged with  Best presentation:

Position                          Name of school

First  -------------------------    VKV ZIRO

Second   --------------------      VKV JORAM

Third  ---------------------      VKV JORAM

Sadgamaya Shibir Conducted - VKV Joram

With a view to promoting positive thinking, team spirit and overall dynamism in students, Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya  Joram , conducted a one-day Personality Development and Leadership Training camp on Oct 16, 2019 in the school campus.  A total of 30 students from Boomi Secondry school, Joram and VKV, JORAM participated in the camp. The number of activities outlined during the camp included like i) Personality Development, why and how? ii) How to be an organized student ? iii) Story of Rock memorial iv) Health and Hygiene v ) Geet .There were special sessions for geet band kreda Yoga. Teachers of the home school including Principal were the resource persons and took very inspiring and motivating classes on above mentioned topics. The registration of the participants started at 8.00 am by Su.Phurpa Lhamu. The shibir started at 8.30 am with three “ omkras” followed by “ ekya mantra”. The day’s programmes concluded at 3.30 p.m with the speech by the Principal sir followed by Shanti Mantra. The anchoring of the programme was done by Sri Pranjal Kumar Das.

Session conducted during the camp

  1. Personality Development, why and how?

Conducted by Sri. Bahubali Sir , He spoke on five- fold development of personality as envisaged by Swami Vivekananda ( physical, mental, emotional, intellectual and spiritual)

  1. How to be an organized student ?

Conducted by Sri Asish Kumar , in this session , he highlighted about how to be an organized student  - competition with co-operation , how to write examination , how to maintain descipline , how to keep the things in systematic way etc.

  1. Story of Rock Memorial -Conducted by Sri Dipok Chetri , He spoke about initiation of the rock memorial , Role of Eknathji Ranade in rock memorial construction,Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas.
  2. Health and Hygiene- Conducted by Sri Ashok Singh, this session talked about health and Hygiene  issues like  Changes during Adolcence period and how to cope with it , Balance diet , Personal Hygiene Tips, Regular exercise , Say NO to drugs , Swaach Bharat Abhiyan etc.
  3. Geet- Geet session was conducted by smt. Durga Tripathy and Prabhat Newar, were they trained patriotic songs from sadgamaya to students.
  4. Story- This session was taken by Sri Dharmeswar Tanti . He has told the story of a marble tiles, how the marble tiles got sharp tools and pain from the sculpture and become the masterpiece statue for the tourist and other marble tiles which was resisted become the floor of the museum. The student should bear the  pain,  to become like the marble statue in their life.
  5. Indian culture and values- This session was taken by Smt Durga Tripathi, she has highlighted the Indian Culture & its Values. The culture is everything like the way of behaving with other ,ideas, custom we follow, art, handicraft, religion, food habits, festivals, music and dance are part of the culture.it is the birthplace of Hinduism, Budhhism, Jainism,and other religion where we live in unity in diversity. She has highlighted about the art of living with how one should be a great human being. And now how the world is accepting Indian culture. She has told a story of Guru Nanak and a sage relating to Indian culture.
  6. Kreda Yoga- Conducted by Sri Prabhat Newar, Aasas like Surya Namaskar , Tadasana, Vrksasana, Pada- Hastasana , Ardha Chakrasana and Trikonasana were performed by all the participants.

Feedback from Student

Km Neelam Yesh of Boomi school said,  “I felt happy during  this camp. I made a lots of new friends who are from outside of my school.. It’s an experience, I will never forget. I got a chance to perform on stage which will help me to increase my confidence.” I would now like to attend other such activities as well.”

Nich Kapa of Boomi school  said “I learned so many new things and I was made more aware about the my tradition and culture , Health and Hygyiene  and yoga. I would like to thank Vkv Joram to provide this Opportunity. I learned how valuable is our tradition and culture and it’s really a great experience to participate in this camp. It was a chance for me to meet new friends and to understand the working of vkvs.

Km. Joram Mania of Boomi School said that they got an opportunity to be the part of this ‘Sadgamaya Shibir’ and learned so many valuable knowledge like Personality Development, Health and Hygiene, and yoga varga. And she said that such activities have never been held in their school.  They wish to attend such camp in near future. She extended her gratitude to the VKV family for enlightened with valuable knowledge .

NHPC STATE LEVEL-consolation prize- Kr. Loki Dada, VKV Banderdewa
NHPC STATE LEVEL-1ST PRIZE Kr Chuki Teji, VKV Banderdewa