Friday 25 November 2016

News Round-up October 2016

News Round-up October 2016

VKV Jirdin bedecked with State- of –the- art Computer Lab

With the inauguration of the new Computer lab on 1st October, VKV Jirdin is set to impart computer education in full swing. The inauguration program was graced by Smt. C. Lollen, Block Education Officer, Aalo , West Siang as the chief Guest which was attended by the students, staff and a few parents.

Reaching out to the neighbouring schools- Sadgamaya Shibir

Not restricting only to the school Campus, VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh have been extending their activity to the neighboring areas. Sadgamaya Shibir is such an activity. The schools made elaborate Sampark with the nearby schools to encourage students to take part in the Shibir which were conducted in the first week of the month. 1066 students from more than 40 Govt and private schools participated in the shibirs held as residential for three days in the residential schools and for a day in the day scholar schools. The details of the same has been given below
Sl No Name of the VKV Number of participants Name of the Chief Guests & Other dignitaries present
1 Joram 24 Sri Joram Bath, ASM & Sri Joram Motu, ASM
2 Jairampur 92 Sri Rajesh Grover, CO & Captain Rahul Verma, 13th Assam Rifles
3 Oyan 37 Sri Yide Potom, FRO, Ruksin,Dr.U.R.Sirker, MO Sri V. Lowang
4 Raga 31 Yogendra Tripathy, Headmaster, Hutho Middle School
5 Changlang 37
6 Nirjuli 102 Sri P.M.Unnikrishnan, Education Officer, VKVAPT
7 Yazali 41 Sri Dakkam Karlo, Account Officer,NEEPCO
8 Dollungmukh 16
9 Kuporijo 58 Sri Reri Kotin Sogum, advocate, Alumnus of VKV Kuporijo
10 Tafrogam 60 Sri P.K.Pandey, CIC, VKVAPT & Smt.Hage Bibijan, Teacher, Govt.Sec School, Telluliang, Solai Ngadong, Gaon Budha
11 Liromoba 41
12 Balijan 87 Sri Tashi Sarda, ASM, 8 teachers from different schools, Sri P.M.Unnikrishnan, Education officer, VKVAPT
13 Basar 42 Sri H Migo Basar, Chairman, School Support Group, Dr.Limar Karga, Dentist
14 Tezu 61 Dr.Suchitra Kakoti,Principal, Denning College of Teacher Education, Tezu
15 Amliang 41
16 Wessang 59 Sri Pai Dawe, Saha Pranta Pramukh, VK, Arunachal Prant& S.D Pandey, Lecturer, DIET
17 Sunpura 145 Sri S.Upadhaya& Sri T.Sharma HM of Govt Secondary School Yealiang&Toribari respectively
18 Chayang Tajo 53 Sri Ashok Tajo, ADC, Chayang Tajo, Sri Raju Bagang, JE( PHED); Su Taya Yullu, CO; Sri Dali Tajo, BEO; Dr Khoda Tada, MO
19 Kimi 39
The Shibir with manifold activities with an ideal daily routine including Prarthana, Yoga & Pranayama, Kridya Yoga, discourses, creative tasks, group discussion etc. have made the participants to gather unforgettable memories and impression which may influence them for a longer time. As one of the participants in Tezu Kr Nabin Limbu, a student of Class VII from Govt. Upper Primary School No II- Tezu has expressed in the feedback “I will come to this shibir every year as it is very beneficial. I am so happy that I have participated in this shibir”. In many schools resource persons from neighboring area also extended their valuable guidance to the participants which has made the event as an excellent example of community participation.

Participation in Workshop for the Accountant

All the Cluster Accountants of VKVAPT along with the Account Officer Sri Arindam Bhattacharya participated in the Accountants’ Workshop for VK North East held at VKIC on 5th& 6th October. CA Sri Ashok Junagade, VK Kanyakumari (Nasik) & Sri Nandan Kulkarni, VK Kanyakumari were the main Resource persons for the camp. There were many discussions and finalization of procedures and guidelines regarding Accounts in the Workshop. The role of the accountants also were discussed in detail. Some records and registers formats have been finalized to be used in different set ups. Action Plans to complete the Accounts on time has been chalked out. The Workshop has helped the participants to streamline the accounting procedures for speedy and timely completion.

Excellent performance of VKVs in District Level Science Congress

VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh have exhibited excellent performance in the District level Science Congress. In maximum districts, VKV students stood in the top positions and made themselves eligible for the state level competition.
District Level Positions by VKVs in Science Congress
District District Level Position VKV Name of the Group Leader
Lower Dibang Valley First &Second Roing Kr. Siddarth Srivastav and Km. Nikhita Rai
West Siang First &Second Jirdin Km. Eesha Lollen & Km. Nasum Tajom
Lower Subansiri First &Second Ziro Km Pakmum Muri& Gyati Ankha
Lohit First& Second Tafrogam Km. Nyamne Tayeng & Km. Debadrita Chakraborty
East Kameng First VKV Wessang Km. Thamna Laisram
Second EMRS Bana Km. Karjung Dada
Papum Pare First& Second Nirjuli
East Siang First& Third Oyan Km Techi Bini& Kr Pebom Ango
Anjaw Second& Third Amliang
Changlang First Jairampur
Upper Siang First& Second Yingkiong Kr Daniel Nangkar & Kr Kading Mize
West Siang First& Second Jirdin
Student of the Year Award for VKV Roing students

LIC of India Doom Dooma branch organized a felicitation programme for the rank holders of VKV Roing which was graced by Sri.Sanjay Kr Sain IPS, SP Roing as the Chief guest.. The selected 30 students were awarded trophies and certificates. The students of Class X to XII were given inputs for availing various scholarships by LICI. There were other dignitaries like Sri. Opir Paron, DSP, Roing, Sri. B.K.Das, Sr. Business Associate, Sri.Rajiv Gogoi BM, LICI Doom Dooma, Sri.UmaKant , Commandant 55 ITBP, Roing etc.

Participation in workshop by National School of Drama

Sri Sadanand Chaturvedi and Rishi Kr Das, teachers VKV Roing participated in a workshop organized by National School of Drama from 17th to 19th October 2016. The main resource persons were Sri. Dorjee Wangdi who is an Ex VKVian from VKV Shergaon and Sri. Ajay Bhattacharjee. The school has the plan to use their training in organizing drama events on various occasions in the school.

Visit of Union Minister of State to VKVs

The entire team of VKV Dollungmukh availed the privilege to host and interact with Dr. Sri. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, the Union Minister of State for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, who paid a brief visit to the Vidyalaya on 25th October as a part of his major visit to the Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project of NHPC at Gerukamukh. He was accompanied by host of other high profile officers. The visit and the interaction with the staff of the Vidyalaya left an indelible mark on the dignitaries as the revered Union Minister Dr. Sri. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan registered his remarks in the Visitor’s Register of the Vidyalaya as “Very Beautiful and Inspiring”. With The initiation of Sri. Ratish Kumar, the Director of the Projects of NHPC, he also interacted with Kr. Bini Sunny of Class IV who surprisingly read 103 library books during the last academic session.

Participation in Awareness camp

VKV Dollungmukh students and staff participated in an awareness Camp on education, Health and Economic sector organized for the populace of the circles of Dollungmukh, Kamporijo and Raga by Raga Area Employees Welfare Association ( RAEWA). It is a matter of great pleasure that most of the Resource persons were alumni of VKVs including Er Mago Tasso, the General Secretary of the Association. Sri R Murugan, Principal, VKV Dollungmukh was one of the Resource persons and spoke on the topic “ Education in the past, present and future” with a special focus on Arunachal Pradesh.

New Staff Quarter at VKV Joram

VKV Joram will have new Staff Quarters soon. The lay out work for the construction was started in the presence of Sri P.M.Unnikrishnan, Education Officer, VKVAPT, Sri. Anand Mohan Mishra, CIC, Subansiri Cluster and, Mr. & Mrs. Badave, Architects on 28th September.
The Bhoomi Puja for the same was conducted on 7th October.
Do not go for glass beads leaving the mine of diamonds! This life is a great chance---
Seek for the highest, aim at the highest and you shall reach the highest.
~~ Swami Vivekananda.

Saturday 19 November 2016

News Round-up September 2016

News Round-up September 2016

Greetings from Breezy Meadows on the occasion of Navaratri.
The month of September has seen a lot of festivals and other activities even though the students were all busy with preparations for the SA I examinations.
We were very glad when some Principals informed that they were invited along with other teachers for felicitation on the occasion of the teachers’ Day, 2016bypeople and organizations other than student community. Students of the VKVs,of course, organize grand programs on the occasion of Teacher’s Day to express their indebtedness towards the significant tasks the teachers are performing to groom them as responsible citizens and infuse all the life skills and eternal values.
The accolade which is bestowed on the teachers has been fundamental in the Indian culture from time immemorial. In the modern time, the most conspicuous acknowledgement of teachers in steering the individuals and the society has been found expressed by the most revered Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President and renowned Scientist of India. Dr. Kalam was so indebted to his teachers that in umpteen occasions he mentioned their role in molding his life. On one occasion, Dr. Kalam, when asked by the students how he could be so optimistic about the future of the nation amidst all the disheartening occurrences, he pointed out to a mother and a teacher and told “Till they are there, there is no question of doubt”.
When the society relies so much on the teachers, it is our responsibility to come up to the expectations. Let us resolve to give the best to our students.
There were many activities conducted in various VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh in this month to be shared:

Inter VKV Chess Competition

The State Level Inter VKV Chess Tournament, one of the important Sports event, was conducted at VKV Nirjuli from 2nd September to 4th September 2016. 51 school level winners from 30 VKVs participated in two categories –Senior, Class IX-XII (22 students) and Junior, Class VI-VIII (29 students). The Sub junior category was only up to school level.
The inauguration of the Tournament on 3rd September was graced by Sri Nabam Takang, Deputy Director of Health Services, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh, as the Chief Guest who motivated the competitors in his inaugural speech. The closing ceremony was graced by Sri TadarApa, Director of Sports, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. Sri Tapi Shah and Taba Aman, Senior arbiters from Chess Federation of India were the key arbiters to conduct the Tournament. Sri P.M.Unnikrishnan, Education Officer, VKVAPT was also present in the valedictory program.
Result: Top Five Ranking in the Two Categories
Rank Junior Category Senior Category
1 AkhomeMolo, VIII, VKV Roing NarangLukham, X, VKV Kharsang
2 NichHeli, VI, VKV Joram JebangSangnoTaku, XI, VKV Shergaon
3 CheraTanang, VII, VKV Koloriang RingioDarba, X, VKV Kuporijo
4 DunyoJopir, VII, VKV Yingkiong AvangWangsu, X, VKV Jairampur
5 GyamarAnia, VIII, VKV Balijan TechiDopum, IX, VKV Sher
VKV Nirjuli team along with other organizing team members, Sri Jaikishan Jaishwal, VKV Roing and Sri Subrakanta Bhattacharjee, VKV VivekVihar conducted the competition smoothly and students garnered a memorable experience by participating in the same.

VKVAPT Team Meeting

The Second VKVAPT Team Meeting was convened at VKV Itanagar on 24th September. VKVAPT Team members including the Cluster In-charges were present in the meeting. The meeting was graced by Dr. Joram Begiji Prant-Pramukh, Dr.Tejum Paduji Saha-PrantPamukh and Dr.Shristidhar Duttaji a newly added member in VKVAPT Team. Various aspects of school functioning and detailed planning to conduct the forthcoming activities were discussed and chalked out in the meeting. The action taken reports on various decisions taken earlier were also taken.

Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi and Teachers Day 


All the VKVs celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi and theTeachers Day on 5th September with all the fervor. Various programs were organized in all the schools to offer tribute to the teachers. The acting teachers of the Class IX batches of students conducted classes and other duties performed by the teachers. These enable them to understand the gravity of the work and motivate them for the teaching profession.
The Ganesh idol making and Bhajansinging were some of the features of the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi. Puja were conducted on the occasion for the well fare of all.

Universal Brotherhood Day Celebration


In order to commemorate the epoch making speech of Swami Vivekananda and to spread the message of Universal Brotherhood, “Universal Brotherhood Day” was celebrated with lots of enthusiasm in all the VKVs. All the celebrations were graced by dignitaries and a large number of parents and well-wishers. The presentation of Swamiji’s epoch making speech, speeches to highlight the importance of the Day and other cultural shows presented by the students were some of the common features of the celebration.
Some of the dignitaries present in the Universal Brotherhood Day Celebration:
VKV Name of the dignitary present
Ziro Shri Tage Taki Local MLA of Ziro constituency, Shri Nani Bath Professor R.G.U, Shri K. Lollen, Deputy Commissioner of Lower Subansiri District.
Oyan Sri Yide Potom (Range Forest Officer)
Balijan Shri. Tana Puna Tara, ZPM
Jairampur Sri S.S. Choudhury, ADC, Jairampur, Dr.Ravikant Altekar, Rtd. Senior Scientist, BARC, Mumbai
Yingkiong Shri AloLi bang, Deputy Speaker, Shri- Bading Teng, ZPM, Shri.T. Pertin, I/C DC Upper Siang, Shri-Amulaya Baruah, SP, Yingkiong, Shri-Pakkar Namdak, CDPO, Yingkiong
Roing Mrs. Ruchika Katiyal, IAS, ADC, Roing; Sri.Jatan Pulu, Trustee, VKVAPT
Kharsang Shri Jowphang Singpho, Zila Parishad Chairperson, Changlang District, Shri LatsamKhimun, General Secretary, Rangfra Faith Promotion Society
Raga Shri Millo Kojin, A.D.C. Raga; Shri Inya Eta, Sub-inspector of police
VivekVihar Dr.Tejum Padu, Director of Higher and Technical Education, govt. of Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar Sri. Honchun Ngandam, Hon'ble Education Minister,Government of Arunachal Pradesh; Dr. Joram Begi, Chief Information Commissioner, Sri. Bidol Tayeng, Secretary, Education,
Dollungmukh Smt. Chhaya Verma, Chairperson, Bal Vidyalaya, NHPC, Gerukamukh
Tezu Shri Danish Ashraf, IAS, the Dy.Commissioner of Lohit District

Activities to promote of Hindi language


In order to promote the Hindi language as the symbol of unity, VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated Hindi Divas with manifold activities. VKV Kuporijo conducted one day program on 14th September, on the Hindi Divas Day, which included exhibition of Hindi articles and Collage, Doggerel, Hymn, Odes, Speech and Drama. VKV Itanagar celebrated it as Hindi Saptah from 14th September to 22nd September.The program was inaugurated on 14thSeptemberby Su. Sutapa Roy, Nagar Sangathak, Vivekananda Kendra, Itanagar. Many activities like self-composed poem recitation, Ghazal singing, Quizzes on Swamiji, Eknathji and Vivekananda Kendra, Saheri recitation, Patriotic Song and SashtriyaSangeetetc were conducted during the week.The valedictory function was graced by Dr. V N Sharma, State Liaisoning Officer, NSS, Government of Arunachal Pradesh as the Chief Guest who appreciate VKVs’ effort to provide such a platform for the students to inculcate respect towards the national language.

International Peace Day Celebration

VKV Itanagar celebrated International Peace Day on 21 September in collaboration with Ramachandra Mission, Chennai. Sri. Kina Temik, Executive Engineer, WRD, Itanagar and Su. Minakshi Sharma, Freelance Finance Consultant, New Delhi graced the program in the school. Humanity, Removal of hatred, Feel for everybody etc were the main focus of the celebration.

Program related to National Eye Donation Fortnight

The National Eye Donation Fortnight is observed every year from 25th August to 8th September to encourage people to donate eyes and to create awareness to erase taboo prevalent in the society. In connection with this celebration, a program was organized by Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Itanagar at VKV, Itanagar. Dr. LobsangTsetim, Eye Specialist, RKM Hospital and Dr. Taba Khanna, State Program Officer, Naharlagun were the resource persons. Presentation on various aspects related to eye donation like biology of eye, process of eye transplantation and status of eye donation in India were the main focus of the program.

Celebration of Local festival

Celebration of local festivals in the school is a common feature of VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh. VKV Sunpura celebrated Solung festival on 1st September in the school campus.

Bhoomi Puja in VKV Kharsang

VKV Kharsang will have a new Mess cum Dining hallsoon. The Bhoomi Puja for the same was performed on 5thSeptember in the presence of Shri RupeshMathur, Joint Secretary, VKVAPT; Shri Pradeep Kumar Pandey, Cluster I/C of Lohit&Tirap Clusters and Shri MadhavanKuttyji, Project Engineer. The indigenous traditional rituals of Tangsa community was performed by the priest and members of Rangfra Faith Promotion Society of Changlang district. It was also followed by Shiv Puja with help of priest from the Shiv Mandir,Kharsang.

Visit of a Senior Scientist to VKVs

Dr. Ravikant M.Altekar, Retired Senior Scientist,Bhabha Atomic Research Center(BARC) visited many VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh and interacted with the students and the staff. During his interactions, he explained some of the past and present achievements of India with the help of PPT presentation. He also shared his golden experiences of 37 years in BARC, Mumbai, where he served for the nation as a Senior Scientific Officer. In his session, he highlighted the various types of opportunities available in this field for the students of Humanities, Commerce and Science streams after passing Class-XII or Graduation. He motivated the students to serve their nation and appealed them to feel proud because we are the sons of this great land. During his whole speech he tried to raise the confidence of students and said that we are not less than any country in the world.DrRavikanthjivisited VKVs Itanagar, Nirjuli, Balijan, Kharsang, Jairampur, Oyan, Jirdin, Roing, Sunpura, Tezu, Amliang and Changlang.
The winter belt schools namely VKV Shergaon, Joram , Ziro and Tawang have already conducted Summative Assessment-I from 15th September to 24th September. We are sure the students have performed well in the exam. The studentsof other schools are appearing the exam from 19th October after Durga Puja and the winter break. We wish all the students, staff a happy Durga Puja and best wishes for the ensuing examination.
With Regards& Best Wishes
(Pratibha Kulkarni)
“Whatever you think, that you become; if you have to think, think good thoughts, great thoughts. Whatever we shall be in the future will be the result of what we think and do now.”
~~ Swami Vivekananda.