Prachodaya Shibir Conducted - VKV Tezu
Prachodaya Shibir, a one day camp was conducted on 8th August 2019 at VKV Tezu. The shibir was organised for the students of class IX & X of the school. There were 51 students, 14 teachers and 6 resource persons participated in this day long motivational and inspiring camp. There was Kendra Varga at 8 am before the formal inauguration of the shibir, by Sri Ashok Ataleji & VK Arunjyoti karyakartas. Smt. Pime Keche, EAC, Lohit Dist. Tezu and Sri P K Pandey CIC, Lohit Vibhag graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour. Both of the esteemed guests were also resource persons to guide and inspire the camp participants on their given topics.
Sri Suresh Kr Behera, Principal of the school felicitated both the resource guests followed by shibir geet, led by Sri Uttam kr Patel, a teacher of the school. On his welcome address the Principal explained the objective of the shibir. While welcoming the Chief Guest, he introduced her to the students and briefly narrated her achievement throughout her career. He informed the gathering that this shibir was very important and beneficial for the students.
The 1st session was addressed by Smt. Pime Keche, EAC, Tezu who had been the Chief Guest of the programme. She spoke on the topic ‘APSE Officer’s Success Story’. She advised the students to study hard and concentrate on one’s subject of interest, whether it is Science or Arts stream. He also urged them to inculcate reading habit so that knowledge in various field can be gained. She told them to devote their maximum time in studies till 25 to 26 years, after which the life would be successful and they can enjoy the rest of their life.
After this beautiful interaction session, there was tea break. The 2nd session was taken Dr. Sukanta Kr Pradhan, Assistant Professor of IGG College, Tezu, on the topic ‘Inspiration, Enlightenment and Ignite’. He urged the students to get inspired from the life of great persons like Swami Vivekananda. He advised them to respect their parents, who are the first teachers of them when they were children. One has to learn to obey one’s teaches as they are the ones who show him the path of knowledge and enlightenment, he said. He further said that failure is the pillar of success and one should not stop if one fails in the examination.
3rd session was for an Army Personnel, Sri Raghuveer Nayak, Subedar TIFC, who spoke on the topic “I Believe In Me: Self Confidence”. He advised the students to have confidence in self and belief that “I can do it”. He encouraged the students to never lose self confidence and say that – “I cannot do it or I do not know”. Rather you should attempt to solve the problem by adopting different ways and means. He said that success is not permanent, nor failure is final. At the same time, he warned the students of over confidence, which was a negative habit. He said that tough time never lasts, but changes. To bring home the point that nothing is impossible and that where there is a will there is a way, he showed a short motivational video clip of Maheshwari.
4th Session was followed by lunch break. In this session ‘Career Counselling” the resource person was Sri Vijay Shankar Das, Leader, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, IC of North East & J & K region. He informed the students about the various options available for pursuing higher studies. He also informed the students that in today’s modern world, career options are limitless. One should prepare hard to face the challenges and choose the best career which suits the person. He also encouraged students to go for entrepreneurship i.e. self employment, instead of depending on govt. Jobs.
Krida Yoga session was conducted by Sri Ashim Saikia, a teacher of the school, explaining and making them understand the various techniques and methodologies to play football, volleyball and athletic events. There was tea and snakes break, followed by feedback from the participants. The students gave their opinion and feedback about the shibir. It was very useful to them. They insisted to have 2 days instead of a single day. They were much benefited from all the guidance given by the resource guests especially for career choosing.
In the valedictory session Sri P K Pandey, CIC advised the students to follow the suggestions and counselling given by the resource persons for their bright future. He said that this is the right time to decide about their future goals. In addition to this he threw the light upon Vivekananda Kendra and its activities in Arunachal Pradesh as well as across the country and 50 years of celebration of Vivekananda Rock Memorial. The programme ended with the shanti mantra and Kendra Prayer