Community Service

International Conference on Safe Riding Initiative
The 'International Conference on Safe Riding Initiative' was organised on 12.4.18 &  13.4.28 at CRRI, Mathura Road. New Delhi. The two-day conference was conducted under the aegis of TRAX, the Road Safety NGO.
15 students from Class 3 , Pusa Road Campus recited Saraswati Vandana on Day 1 of the Conference under the guidance of the music teacher, Ms.Chetna Arora who was accompanied by tabla instructor, Mr.Sanjay.  The performance of the students was applauded by all and they were presented a geometry box along with refreshment.
The first part of the  concluding day of the conference focused on the issue of Safety for Children on Road and various speakers from different walks of life expressed their views on the same. Delegates from Australia and Iran also spoke on the issue and quoted examples from their countries. The next session focussed on 'Safe Roads' . Mr Paul Clark, Former Transport Minister, UK , Representatives from CRRI, Mr. Krishnan from World Bank enlightened all about the projects undertaken by them.  Post lunch an energising session of yoga exercises for vehicle riders was presented by Ms.Shweta Shukla, Yoga Teacher from GR Campus.
This was followed by a session on 'Best Practices on Road Safety which was chaired by Mr K.K.Kapila, Managing Director and Chairman M/s ICT Limited.
Ms.Reetu Dawar, Road Safety Club Coordinator of our school, also gave a presentation highlighting the various activities conducted by the school  in the past three years to spread awareness on the issue of road safety and sensitise the students and parents. The presentation and the efforts of the school were appreciated by all. The Conference concluded with an interactive session with the audience.

Donation Drive in collaboration with GOONJ (27.12.2017) 

 

The students of the Primary Department,Pusa Road Campus participated  in a donation drive in collaboration with the NGO Goonj to support it's annual campaign -Odha Do Zindagi. The drive was organised under the aegis of Aao Hath Barhayein Club and was aimed at instilling a feeling of community service among children & inculcate qualities of sharing and caring in them.The students and teachers contributed to the cause  and generously donated dry ration, old toys clothes and woollens etc..The material donated by the students and teachers was collected by the representatives of the NGO on 27.12.17. The enthusiasm and active participation of the students in the drive was commendable.

Visit to Arya Mahila Ashram (21.12.2017)

Under the aegis of Aao Haath Barhayein Club, a visit to Arya Mahila Ashram, Rajinder Nagar was planned for the students on 21.12.17. The students celebrated Christmas at the Mahila Ashram and brought smiles to some wrinkled yet  joyful faces.
They presented a musical programme which began with chanting of the Gayatri Mantra and a prayer. The presentation included a melodious Christmas Carol reflecting the true spirit of the  festival. While addressing the students the representative of the old age home spoke about the significance of Christmas and emphasized the importance of caring, sharing and spreading goodness all around. One of the students who was dressed up as Santa Claus distributed sweets and goodies to all. Our students also gifted  handmade cards & flowers to the members. They also donated woollen accessories like caps, socks, shawls etc. as a token of love and respect.
The overwhelmed members of the Ashram applauded the initiative of the school and blessed the children. It was a very enriching experience for the students and the teachers alike.

Visit to Palna- Project Roshini (21.12.2017)

In collaboration with the Interact Club (Ganga Ram Campus) the students representing, Me the Bookie Club (Pusa Road Campus) participated in the Project ROSHNI , an initiative aimed at providing knowledge and ‘hands on’ experience to 20 under privileged children at PALNA (Delhi Council of Child Welfare.)

Eight students of class II and III along with teacher escort Ms. Seema Sharma visited the orphanage for an interactive story session on 21.12.17. The students presented the story -The foolish crow with the help of hand puppets , which was thoroughly enjoyed by the tiny tots at Palna. As a follow up activity the children at Palna  made masks of the crow and the fox along with our students using cut outs and craft material which was provided by our school. After the activity milk and biscuits were served to the children . All the students participated with a lot of enthusiasm and brought back life lessons and memories to cherish forever.

Classroom with a cause : Safer Roads, Safer India

 

Classroom with a cause is a program under the aegis of UL and YSA. The program is sponsored by UL as part of their Safety Smart program. Safety Smart is aimed at empowering youth to make smart decisions at home, school and throughout the communities. YSA supports a global culture of engaged children and youth committed to a lifetime of meaningful service, learning and leadership. Their mission is to help young people find their voice, take action and make an impact on vital community issues.

Under this program , Ms.Reetu Dawar as one of the grantee for the second year now was given the Classrooms with a cause curriculum resources and support that YSA can provide.

Through these programs, our students will be:

  • raising public awareness about road safety.
  • educating their peers and community members to increase safe behaviors.
  • leading community service projects that engage volunteers in addressing road safety issues  and
  • advocating for policies to increase road safety.

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Anubhuti – A Visit to Palna

 

Anubhuti is an initiative taken up by Interact club of BBPS to provide basic computer knowledge to the under privileged and the disabled. Under this project the students of our school visited the NGO, Palna and our school made active arrangements to invite their learners to help them participate in various activities. The programme had four broad sessions commencing from 18 November to 28 November 2015. To initiate the project, our student volunteers visited the NGO to interact and communicate with the learners. This was followed by their visits to our school campus during which a plethora of computer sessions, craft, science laboratory and sports activities were organized for them. The group of 12 students from Palna thoroughly enjoyed their visits which were full of fun and learning. They picked up basic skills of Computers and learnt other important spheres of knowledge. They were also provided with stationery material and books and certificates were awarded to each learner on the completion of the project. The activity was a great success as our young Bal Bhartians learnt the true values of caring and sharing.

In our journey to impart value education to our young ones, we work in unison with the society to nourish qualities like humanity and compassion.