Our school organized a workshop on protection of children from sexual offense with an aim of raising awareness and educating the students about the prevalence and impact of sexual abuse . It was conducted by the Dibrugarh Bar Association. Smt. Rina Moni Borah, Advocate of Bar Association, Dibrugarh was the resource person. Sri. Abhijeet Saikia, Secretary of District Legal Office was the chief guest who lead the programme foraward. It was a community outreach programme involving the students of school as well as nearby school, teachers and community members . The resource person Smt. Rina Moni Borah provided information on recognizing signs of abuse and preventive measures. She discussed about the POCSO Act and different laws, rules and regulations related to the topic. Thus, the workshop was indeed a wonderful initiative to raise awareness and instill in the minds of the young children to create a safe and more secure environment for all children in our country.
Commemorating the legendary warrior our school observed Lachit Diwas on 24/11/2023 . It started with a small speech highlighting the significance of the day. A song dedicated to Bir Lachit Borphukan's dedication and courageousness was soulfully presented byRanjit Sir. After that a video was displayed showcasing the valourous deeds of Lachit Borphukan in the historical event of Saraighat battle. The event featured an awareness among all the students about Bir Lachit's immense contribution for the sake of his country.
On the auspicious occasion of Eknathji's Sadhana Diwas, our vidyalaya organised a soulful Sundarkand Path and Mahayajna on 19th November, 2023. The event was a beautiful culmination of devotion, spirituality and community participation. The Sundarkand, a chapter from the ancient Indian epic Ramayana and Hanuman Path was recited by five Pandits. Students along with their parents were invited and they together partake in this spiritual event. It was an atmosphere of tranquility and devotion. Around 140 members took part in this grand occasion. After reciting the verses from Sundarkand and Hanuman Path. Chandana Didi explained the profound importance of the day and shared how this event has served as an opportunity for the children to connect with rich spiritual traditions. 21 Havan Kundas were made and everyone took part in the ceremony actively. The special day ended with Kheer distribution and the event left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of all participants.
To mark the completion of 25 years, our vidyalaya celebrated Divyanga Krida Utsav on 17th November 2023. It was a wonderful day as the students of our vidyalaya got an opportunity to spend invaluable time with the special children of Mrinaljyoti School. 35 students and 7 teachers were invited to our school. They were grandly welcomed by the school band and were escorted by class 9 students and teachers. Our Principal Smt. Meghana Kakoty Didi herself went to their school and came along with them. Sri. Bhupen Goswami Sir, HOP AGBP NEEPCO Bokuloni was the chief guest. Smt. Amiya Pathak Borpujari, Principal Mrinaljyoti School was the guest of honour. The event took an opening with Mangalacharan and Pushpanjali by the honoured guests, principal, teachers and students of Mrinaljyoti Rehabilitation centre. The chief guest and the principal in their speeches encouraged the students to participate enthusiastically in the one day sports festival. A group of specially abled children even danced and proved that they are no less than others. Sri. Bhupen Goswami Sir declared the opening of the the sports day and the children took part in all the sports activities very energetically and left everyone thrilled to see their excitement. Gifts were distributed to them and teachers were honoured with appreciation letter and fulam gamusa. The students of Mrinaljyoti school performed a amazing mime on saving trees. It was heartwarming to see our children helping, enjoying and playing with them with open heart. They built a strong bond of friendship with them and the whole day experience made them realise that they too are a part of the main strata of the society.
A day to mark the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and the most special occasion for the children was celebrated in a splendid way in the school on 14th November, 2023. A Magic show was organized for the students of classes Nursery to VI. The magician Sri Anwar Hussain, who received several awards performed different magic tricks and left the students astonished and amazed. The children enjoyed, cheered and laughed a lot. Students of classes VII to X joined the captivating quest to discover what it means to be truly human through the award winning movie 'Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio'. They enjoyed the animated movie and its memorable scenes and characters. They were provided with light refreshments and a token of love from teachers. It was a fun-filled day for both students and teachers.
A puppetry workshop was conducted for the teachers in the school campus on 19th October, 2023. Sri. Dipen Khanikar Sir, Cluster Resource Centre Coordinator of our area was the resource person for the workshop. He started with a brief history and significance of puppetry in a class room. He had shown examples of different types of puppets like hand puppet, shadow puppet and string puppet etc. The teachers also made a variety of puppets according to the instructions given by him. The workshop was very valuable for the teachers as it gave them innovative, creative and fun way of teaching the students.
2nd October, the birth anniversary of the two most iconic leaders of India, Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri was celebrated in our Vidyalaya. This year for the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti, our honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi has announced a campaign and urged the citizens to do shramdaan atleast for one hour. Our school also organized a cleanliness drive for all the members of the Vidyalaya. Alankrita Didi spoke about the inspiring qualities of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri and urged the students to walk in their steps and be the change they want to see in the world. A group of students performed a bhajan creating an environment of devotion. After which three groups of Class IX students enacted street plays on Swacchata on different public places (Bhadoi Panchali, Bokuloni Chariali and NEEPCO Gate). The entire programme was a collective effort to pay tribute to to both the great personalities.
As schools, when we juggle the demands of the curriculum and make decisions on what to include and what to reduce, subjects which open up children's' minds should be high on our agenda.
Star Gazing can be a great activity for promoting good mental health and wellbeing. With this in mind, our Vidyalaya conducted a star gazing activity for Class III on 29.9.2023 with the aim and objectives as follows:
* To reconnect our kids with nature.
* To inspire creativity.
* To provide a sense of wonder and curiosity.
* Video presentation on Astronomy.
* Importance of Star gazing and processes.
* Star Gazing dark skies with stargazing application (use of Telescope).
* Visualization of Moon surface.
* Naked eye sky observation etc.
The children enjoyed a lot and said they will cherish these memories for years to come. Everyone is thankful to Smt. Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni for giving this opportunity to explore and experience beyond the classroom.
On 22nd September 2023, Friday, VKV (NEEPCO) BOKULONI held a Dental check-up program for Nursery and K.G students. The program started with Mangalacharan. Dr. Nabanita Aich was invited for the program. Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) BOKULONI felicitated her with a Fulam Gamusa and a token of love prepared by the students as a part of campaign 'Skill Bokuloni'. In a comprehensive way the doctor made the kids understand how to take care of one’s dental health followed by a dental check up.
The Vidyalaya observed Sri Sri Shankardev's 455 Tirobhav Tithi on 16th September. To observe the holy event both the primary and secondary assemblies were clubbed together. After the assembly a group of class IX and X students performed a Diha Naam and all the students took part in the Naam Prasanga. It was resounded with a spiritual zeal. An enlightened speech was delivered by Shabnam Didi. She highlighted on the artistic and literary contributions of the great scholar to build the base of Assamese art, culture and literature stronger and bolder. Class IX and X students wore Assamese traditional attire and visited the nearby Namghar and performed Naam to pay homage to the great saints teachings and creations.
VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni celebrated Universal Brotherhood Day to honour the 130th historic Chicago Speech of Swami Vivekananda. Six guests were invited from the nearby localities who are skilled in different fields; Palash Saikia, an Agriculturalist, Samiran Borah an Entrepreneur and Mushroom cultivator, Chenehi Gogoi, Nature Activist, Tikheswar Chetia Retd. Mathematics Teacher with his own YouTube channel, Dulal Barua, Mask Artist (Bhaona Artefacts). Smt Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni welcomed the reverend guests and all the members of the Vidyalaya. To pay homage to the great scholar a group of students presented two songs based on the life of Swami Vivekananda. A student of Class VIII boldly delivered Swamiji's iconic Chicago Speech. Shabnam Didi in her speech emphasized on Swamiji's preachings and his contribution to unify the Indian society. Through a PowerPoint presentation the proficiencies of the invited guests were shown to the students to encourage them to think and develop their own capabilities and skills. At the last the guests shared their experiences of the day and thanked the school for honouring them encouraging the students to be independent thinkers and prepare themselves to cope up with the demands of today's challenging world. Smt. Chenehi Gogoi donated more than 30 native plants to all the staff members of our school. On the eve of the occasion our vidyalaya celebrated the day along with 3 nearby schools; Jatiya Vidyalaya, Chicia M.V Bokuloni and Bokuloni Jatiya Vidyalaya. A competition was conducted in those schools titled as 'Come As We Wish', where the students performed the roles of important personalities of the Kendra. Overall the whole programme was well-organized and well-executed.
A Mental Health Program was organised on our Vidyalaya by PsychSpace on 8th September 2023 for Classes IX and X. Considering the importance of mental wellbeing in students and to spread awareness among them, this program was arranged for their benefit.
PsychSpace is a Guwahati based Mental Health organization dedicated to the mental health need of people across the society, with an idea to provide an all round mental health support to people in need. It's an initiative of a young and dynamic RCI licensed Clinical Psychologist from Guwahati, Assam with an PSYCHSPACE idea to make mental health services and learning more accessible and easily available. PsychSpace was established with the aim of increasing awareness as well as accessibility to mental health and its services.
The program started with Mangalacharan and the introduction of the resource persons, Ms. Liza Choudhury and Ms. Taibang. They are the team members of Psychspace and also a psychologist working at PsychSpace with the goal of contributing towards mental health at a bigger pace. Smt Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni felicitated them with a fulam Gamusa and a token of love. Handmade Guava Jam prepared by students were also gifted to them. After which Alankrita Didi handed over the program to them. The program was a very beneficial one with many things to learn and a lot of takehome points. Having an expandable experience at community work, therapy services, psychological assessments etc. they are also working for the betterment of the students optimum development. At the end they also took an assesment survey.
Shri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated on 7th August among the primary students in the NEEPCO community hall. The programme started with Madhurashtakam. Class IV and V students did an exhibition on different stories of Krishna, Shri Krishna Bhajan/Dihanaam/Harinaam/Prarthana Competition was held from Classes KG to III and the star performance was presentation of Krishna Lila- Makhan Chori by Nursery students. Papu Saikia Didi delivered a speech highlighting the mythological essence of Lord Krishna and stories of Bal Gopal. The whole program was conducted smoothly and everyone enjoyed. At the same time Classes VII and VIII prepared Guava Jam from scratch i.e from collecting Guavas from the campus trees to preparing the jam to bottling them. It was a Food Preservation Workshop for them and they learnt a skill too while enjoying the work. The whole day was very fruitful.
5th September, the birthday of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and the special day to honour the teachers was celebrated in the Vidyalaya. Like every year, this year too the Class X students took the responsibility to organise the event. Soon after the morning assembly, the program started with a Guru Vandana. All the teachers together took an oath of protecting the students and of being fair and impartial.
The parents from Ushapur came to express their gratitude and love to the teachers. They felicitated the teachers with a fulam gamusa and a token of love. Some parents also spoke about their appreciation towards the hardwork and dedication of the teachers. They also contributed some footballs for the children of the school. Smt. Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni, delivered a short speech thanking all the parents for the love and respect they showed for the school. On that day Class X students played the roles of teachers and took classes.
At 10:30 am the cultural programme started with a variety of performances by Class X students. They also prepared a ppt. presentation bringing back past memories of the teachers and touching everyone's heart. They also gifted the teachers with a token of love within handmade paper bags. Sabita Didi delivered a speech on the importance of the day and Uttara didi spoke about her experience as a teacher. Students also shared their experiences and the program ended with a thank you message from the students.
On 4th September 2023 our Vidyalaya observed the 427th tirobhav tithi of the eminent scholar of assamese art, culture and literature, Sri Sri Madhabdev. To pay tribute to the great saint a short programme was arranged in the morning assembly. Chandana Didi delivered a very informative speech and gave an overview of his literary contributions. She also highlighted his numerous social activities. Astha Borah, a class VI student presented a beautiful rendition of Borgeet which filled our souls with devotion.
Sanskrit Samaroh was observed in our vidyalaya from 28/08/2023 to 02/09/2023 to promote its revival and maintenance.
The different activities held during Sanskrit Samaroh:
1. Morning Assembly in Sanskrit
2. Presentation of Bhagvad Gita Karmayog Shloka with Explanation by Class 8 students
3. Sanskrit Pledge by Class 6 students
4. Sanskrit Song by Class 7 students
5. Writing Thoughts of Swami Vivekananda
6. Presentation on Shlokas and Mantras (using display board) related to Daily
1. Presentation on Bhagwat Gita Shlokas (1 to 5)
2. Sanskrit Pledge (By Class 3 and 4 students)
3. Practice of Mantras, Shlokas, Prayers, and Lingashtakam by Teachers
4. Learning on 5 important words in Sanskrit each day .
1. Class 6- Self introduction in Sanskrit
2. Class 7- Antakshari (Sanskrit words)
3. Class 8- Elocution
4. Class 7- Sanskrit Song and Sanskrit News Presentation .
5. Open Competition for Classes Nursery to 3 (Gayatri Mantra, Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, Shiva Stuti, Lingashtakam, Bhagvad Gita Shlokas)
On 30th August 2023 the Vidyalaya celebrated our traditional occasion of Raksha Bandhan in a grand manner. This year our Vidyalaya celebrated the auspicious day not only in the campus but also in nearby tea gardens and local areas so as to spread the message of brotherhood by Swami Vivekananda and emphasize on how our society needs protection in every aspect and for that Lok Sampark is important.
In our Vidyalaya, Richa Didi in her speech emphasized the relevance of the day for our institution. She said that in our organization we tie rakhi not only among brothers and sisters but to everyone in the society at large promising protection and realizing oneness. A beautiful and melodious song based on the unbreakable bond of brother and sister was presented by a group of students. After that Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni tied rakhi to Swami Vivekananda's portrait and all the students and teachers tied rakhi to each other. The event was more lively and colourful because students tied the rakhis that they made themselves in school during the Rakhi Making Competition. Sweets were distributed to make the moment more sweeter.
At 9:30 am, the celebration in the school got over and the teachers and students who were divided into different groups went to visit the nearby teagardens, shops, NEEPCO office etc. Two tea gardens were visited- Madhuting tea estate and Jodhpur tea estate where teachers and students went in groups to spread the message of brotherhood. Rakhis were tied and Alankrita Didi and Richa Didi explained the importance of Raksha Bandhan and why it is celebrated in such a speacial way in our vidyalaya in both the tea gardens respectively. We also spearheaded the 'Digital Detox' campaign. Uttara Didi and Dipak Sir spoke about the harmful effects of overuse of technology and urged everyone to stay away from all kinds of electronic gadgets from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and focus more on building interpersonal relationships and spending quality time with family members especially grandparents. We also distributed leaflets.
Our Vidyalaya celebrated the 77th Independence Day with pomp and joy. The students, teachers, parents and well wishers gathered in the school premises at 7:40 am. Mananiya Pranati Roy Didi was also present with us to celebrate the special day. The Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni, Smt. Meghna Kakoty Didi along with Mananiya Pranati Didi hoisted the national flag, immediately followed by the national anthem. Smt. Meghna Didi delivered a speech wherein she spoke about the supreme sacrifices of our ancestors, our grandparents for the sake of whom we achieved our freedom and asked us to remember them so that we can connect with our roots again. She also informed the parents about the initiative taken by our Vidyalaya about the campaign of 'Digital Detox' spreading awareness about the harm done by overuse of technology and urged all to disconnect for a fixed time from all kinds of electrical gadgets and spend time with our near and dear ones to improve interpersonal relationships and build Lok Sampark so that we can reconnect with our roots. The banner of Digital Detox was unveiled by Mananiya Pranati Didi and pamphlets of the same were distributed. Swadesh Mantra was very beautifully delivered by Akangsha Dutta, a Class VII student. A melodious patriotic song was rendered by a group of students and all the other students enjoyed and swayed and waved the Tiranga along with the melody of the song creating a patriotic and heartwarming scene. Tanushka Dutta, a student of Class IX also gave a very inspiring speech. The passed out Class X students were invited to the programme where this year they felicitated their grandparents keeping in mind the theme of 'connecting with our roots'. Sweets were distributed and then everyone proceeded to the NEEPCO office to celebrate the day where our students perfomed in the cultural events. The day was really colourful and enjoyable.
Guru Purnima, a very significant occasion for the Hindus as well as our Vidyalaya. It was observed on 4th July to remind us about the immense contribution of the Gurus upon a student's life. It was observed in the school as well as in Ramakrishna Mission, Bhadoi Panchali to create awareness about our Kendra Padhatis. The programme was conducted immediately after the morning prayer where Ranjit Sir along with the students sang the Guru Strota with full devotion. Thereafter Emon Didi shared with the students the glimpses of thoughts expressed by Nivedita Didi in her letter on Guru Purnima where she highlighted the relation between Guru Purnima and Maharishi Vyas Dev. She also explained the real meaning of Dharma and the value of Omkar. It was followed by two bhajans by the students.
Another community programme was conducted in collaboration with Ramkrishna Smiti in Panchali Branch with special puja, bhajan, delivering Nivedita Didi's letter and group discussion. Richa Didi elaborated significance of the day and Chandana Didi delivered a speech in reference to Indian Culture. 25-30 devotees approximately attended the programme. Uttara Didi led the group discussion among the localites on the topic "Guru-Shisya relation like Swami Vivekananda and Ramakrishna Paramhamsa". At last the distribution of sweets made the beautiful programme even sweeter.
9th International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2023 in our vidyalaya among the teachers and students from Classes V - X as well as in the nearby localities to raise the awareness of physical and mental fitness and well-being of all. The day started with Mangalacharan. Under the guidance of Dipak Sir, teachers and students participated actively in the yoga session. A song was presented by Ranjit Sir in the mid of the session keeping in relation to the significance of the day. Thereafter Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni, in her speech briefly mentioned about the importance of yoga and how it should be a part of our daily life. The school programme concluded at 10 am, after which the students of Classes IX and X with some teachers proceeded to community hall for yoga practice organised by NEEPCO. A group of teachers went to Chichia MV School for promoting awareness of the benefits of yoga among the students. It was systematically conducted and a good number of students and teachers participated with good spirit.
To commemorate the death anniversary of Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha a short yet lively programme was organised on 20th June, within the morning school assembly, wherein Ranjit Sir presented a melodious Rabha Sangeet and Uttara Didi delivered a speech to make the students aware about the contribution of Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha for the upliftment of assamese art, culture and literature.
PDC Camp was organized in our Vidyalaya for Class VI from 13th June to 17th June 2023. The camp started with prayer and Shibir Geet followed by Bouddhik Satra and Bouddhik Bishleshan.
Day 1 (13-06-2023)
Bouddhik Satrawas taken by Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni on- What is personality?
Bouddhik Bishleshan was taken by Parishmita Didi- she divided the class into 6 small groups with the name of unsung heroes.
Group Discussion was taken by Mowsumi Didi on leadership quality.
AAJNA Dipak Sir guided the children and taught different aajnas.
GAMES was conducted by Sabita Didi-In and Out and Namaste game.
Yoga abhiiyas was Conducted by Dipak Sir.
Kahani and Nara was deliverd by Jyotsna Didi.
Day 2 (14-06-2023)
Bouddhik Satra was conducted by Alankrita Didi on Mananeeya Eknathji and Shila Smarak.
Bouddhik Bishleshan was by Parishmita Didi. She conducted a group discussion.
Prayer/Stotra/Geet was taught by Ranjit sir.
Aajna by Dipak Sir.
Game was conducted by Alankrita Didi. The name of the game was Kaddu Tod based on dedication and team work.
Yoga abhiyas was conducted by Dipak Sir.
Kahani and Nara was delivered by Nishant sir.
Day 3 (15-06-2023)
Bouddhik Satra was conducted by Uttar Didi on Srimanta Sankardev – Boldness, why he visited so many places, Namghars and its importance, Guru Shishya Parampara, his contribution.
Bouddhik Bishleshan was taken by Parishmita Didi.
Group Discussion was conducted by Ranjit Sir on “How to start a Samskar Varga and what we have to do?”
Aajnas and Games was taken by Samar sir and Richa Didi.
Yoga Abhiyas was conducted by Samar sir.
Kahani and Nara was delivered by Sushila Didi.
Day 4 (16-06-2023)
Bouddhik Satra was conducted by Samar Sir on Samskar Varga- Why andHow?
Bouddhik Bishleshan was taken by Parishmita Didi.
Group Discussion was taken by Dipak Sir and Ranjit Sir.
Aajna was taken by Parishmita Didi.
Game was taken by Nishant Sir on Anushashan.
Yoga Abhiyas was conducted by Dipak Sir.
Kahani and Nara was delivered was Shabnam Didi.
Day 5 (17-06-2023)
Bouddhik Satra was conducted by Chandana Didi on Bharatiya Sanskriti.
Bouddhik Bishleshan was by Parishmita Didi.
Group Discussion was conducted by Samar Sir.
The program started with Lamp lighting by Shri Bikheswar Gogoi, Chief Guest and Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni followed by felicitation of chief guest by Meghna Didi. Students performed Geeta chanting and Meghna Didi addressed the crowd with her welcome speech. Parishmita Didi read out the camp report. Students displayed Yoga, after which Shri Bikheswar Gogoi delivered his speech and told many stories related to life and hurdles of a student’s life. He shared beautiful experiences about the children of their age and thanked Principal Didi for organizing such an event. The programme ended with Ahuti Satra by students and vote of thanks by Richa Didi.
World Environment Day was observed in our Vidyalaya on 5th June. The main purpose of the observation was to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and the ways to do it.
The day started with a melodious song on nature by a Class IX student, Archinisha Chetia in senior assembly and Tathagat Domai, Class I in junior assembly. Uttara Didi and Jyotsna Didi spoke about the significance of the day. They focused on measures to reduce and refuse the use of single use plastic in our daily life. A video on the topic "Say No to Plastic Bags" was also shown in the assembly. Dictation Competition was held for classes KG to X. A Debate competition was held for classes VIII, IX and X on the topic "Ban on Plastic Bags". A plantation drive was also conducted by teachers, staff members and students led by Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni. Saplings of Pear, Indian Bullet and Cinnamon tree were planted.
21st April marks the beginning of the new academic session 2023-24. Our Vidyalaya observed Varsharambha to welcome the young children to have a wonderous journey of imagination and learning. Both the assemblies (primary and secondary) started with saraswati vandana followed by a bhajan and a small speech. The students were very enthusiastic to join the new academic session with a new session.
Vidyarambh ceremony was held on 24th April for new Nursery & KG students. All students along with their parents attended the program. Smt. Mitali Goswami (President of Ladies Club, NEEPCO) and Smt. Mridusmita Phukan were invited as chief guest in the program. The program started with Mangalacharan followed by a Borgeet by Ranjit Domai Sir. Smt. Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni addressed the crowd with a short speech and highlighted the importance of Vidyarambh. Smt. Mitali Goswami inaugurated the new Nursery class and lighted diya inside the classroom followed by an inspiring speech on the importance of education. After her speech, the rituals of the ceremony began with students sitting on the teacher's lap, chanting and writing 'OM' on the rice plate. They were given honey and sweets. After the rituals, Smt. Mridusmita Phukan talked about parenting and psychology of the students in her speech. The program ended with shantipath.
A Capacity Building Programme on Value Education was organised by CBSE in our Vidyalaya on 10th February. It was a one-day workshop. Sixty participants from different schools took part in the workshop. Sri. Ravindranath D. Savdeykar Sir, Principal VKV Dibrugarh and a member of CBSE committee was the resource person for the session. He started the session with a small meaningful video showing how removing a obstacle from the society is a charity. He asserted upon the fact that values should not be treated as an 'ideal concept' but an empowering tool. He asked the teachers to become a role model to exhibit the values instead of merely preaching the values. He conducted many group activities among the participants and the participants came up with many innovative methods to create awareness about value-based teaching-learning process in the classroom. Besides this, he also mentioned about a book 'Education for values in school - A Framework by NCERT' which is helpful for the teachers to be used in the classrooms. With the help of some ready-made cards provided by NCERT, the teachers were given some activities which they can apply in the classrooms for the awareness of value-based education. Also, he opined that as the society has been changing tremendously so the contemporary education system also needs some changes. The values that we inculcate need to be integrated in the lessons taught. The resource person appreciated the support and initiative extended by the participants. Special food arrangements were made for all the participants. The entire workshop was well-conducted and well-organized.
Utsarga Samaroh and Matri Puja was observed for the outgoing class X students on 8th February 2023. The programme started at 6.30 am in the morning. The significance of the day was explained by Smt. Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni and Sri. Sanjay Srivastav Sir. The students were blessed for their bright future and they lighted diyas on the outline of the rangoli of India map followed by pushpanjali of Bharat Mata. Thus the first phase of the programme concluded at 7.30 am.
The second phase of the programme was the observance of Matri Diwas. Students worshipped their parents in a ceremonial way by washing their feet. Matri Puja was conducted by Sri. Sanjay Srivastav Sir. He explained the importance and value of a mother in a child's life. It was an emotional moment for all. Some of the mothers and students shared their experiences and thanked the teachers for their contribution. After the puja, prasad and breakfast was served to all.
Republic Day marks the adoption of India's constitution and the country's transition to a republic. In our vidyalaya Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal, VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni hoisted the national flag and delivered a powerful speech about the cultural diversity and diversified manifestation of underlying unity in India. She emphasized that change is necessary for progress. Nishant Sir spoke about the significance of the day. Ranjit Sir performed a melodious song and the program ended with Shantipath. After which our vidyalaya started preparation for Saraswati Puja.
Sarawati Puja was solemnised at the school with much fervour and enthusiasm The teachers and volunteer students started preparing for puja from the early morning. The puja started at 8.00 am in the morning. Students, parents, well wishers all attended and took part in the puja asking for goddess Saraswati's blessings. The Hawan was performed at 10 am wherein all the students, teachers and well wishers joined in performing the rituals. Saraswati Mata Aarti was then led by the Purohit followed by everyone. Prasad, Kheer and Khichdi were prepared and relished by all present. The celebration ended at around 4 pm in the evening. Evening aarti was done at 5 pm.
Samartha Bharat Parva is the celebration of strength of India, which was observed in our vidyalaya from 25th December, the first day of Swamiji's meditation on rock to 12th January, Swamiji's birth anniversary. All the teachers offered aarti to Bharat Mata after school hours. Everyday a teacher delivered a speech on the potentiality and capabilities of India during the morning assembly.
On the eve of 160th birth anniversary of Swamiji, 25th Annual Day Event and National Youth Day, our Vidyalaya arranged a rainbow of programs showcasing the talent of more than 250 students. Several distinguished guests including the Chief Guest Sri Bhupendra Goswami Sir, HOP AGBP NEEPCO Bokuloni, Guest of Honour, Mrs. Mitali Goswami, President Ladie's Club AGBP NEEPCO Bokuloni and Sri Bharat Chandra Deka, GM AGBP NEEPCO Bokuloni graced the occasion. The program was inaugurated with Pushpanjali and the lightening of the lamp followed by speech of the guests.
After the formal function the cultural function started with a dance item on Saraswati Vandana spreading the spiritual vibes on the auspicious morning. Several enthralling programs like poetry, song, dance etc. entertained the audience. A drama on Mahabir Lachit Borphukan was the attraction of the whole program. The group song and the group Janajatiya dance represented the colourful dance forms of ethinic tribes of Assam which mesmerized everyone spreading the message of unity and assimilation. The whole program was beautifully anchored by Prisha Mech and Niharika Moran of Class IX.
Kalpataru Diwas was observed in our vidyalaya after morning assembly. The program started with Mangalacharan followed by a melodious bhajan by Emon Didi and Emon Chetia, a student of Class X. The significance of the day was explained by Sanjay Srivastav Sir followed by Pushpanjali by all students and teachers. The program ended with Shantipath.