Wednesday 28 November 2018

Army Trucks Flagged off for Kashmir Valley With Collections of New Woolens & Friendship Cards for Children’s: Thank U Cards Also Send for Army Soldiers

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Chandigarh 28th November:- Today, as a joint initiative of Yuvsatta, Independent Schools Association of Chandigarh and Peace Club of KB DAV Sr. Sec. Public School, Sector 7B, Chandigarh, Supported by Northern Command of Indian Army, an Army truck was flagged-off by Debendra Dalai, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests & Director, Environment, Chandigarh Administration from KBDAV-7 premises. Prominent amongst those who were present on the occasion included Mahavir Singh, Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, U.T., Harjinder Kaur,Chairperson, Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights-CCPCR, Prof. Devi Sirohi, Former Chairperson, CCPCR, Saroj Mittal, Dy. Director, Education Department, Bikram Singh Rana, State Liaison Officer, State Cell NSS,  Madhu Bahl, Regional Director, DAV Colleges Managing Committee, Social Innovator Smt. Indira Dasgupta, Chairperson, People Institute of Development and Training (PIDT), New Delhi, Sandeep Joshi the famous cartoonist and Pramod Sharma, Founder coordinator of Yuvsatta.

Giving information of the initiative Pramod Sharma shared that to promote spirit of national unity, communal harmony and patriotism, now from past five years, they're collecting new sweaters & jackets from tricity Schools of Chandigarh, Panchkula and SAS Nagar (Mohali) for School students in Kashmir and also New Year Greeting Cards and 'Thank You' card for brave soldiers of Indian Army posted in Kashmir valley. And with support of the Indian Army the same is transported and later get distributed in the Kashmir valley.

The programme started with Harjinder Kaur addressing a gathering of students, teachers and heads of 24 prominent Schools of tricity of Chandigarh, Panchkula and SAS Nagar whose students contributed this gifts promoting warmth of friendship, respect of others and above all spirit of patriotism and 1 India which everybody aspires.  Appreciating this unique initiative she said that this child to child presents of woolens and friendship cards are seeds of love sowing concern for fellow citizens and at the same time, such initiatives prepares a new generation with creative minds and caring hearts.

Debedra Dalai remarked that this gesture of young children expressing their gratitude to soldiers by sending them 'THANK YOU CARDS' is really remarkable effort. He also shared that the Indian Armed Forces, consisting of the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard are India's shield and sword, which keep our interests safe, our enemies at bay and the people of our country secure and free. They are respected and adored for their valor and sense of duty by the entire country. Many of us already know about their triumphs and stellar contributions to civilian life. And such initiatives of bringing armed forces and student's closer will certainly promote further patriotism and respected for motherland among young minds.

Madhu Bahl, Regional Coordinator of DAV College Managing Committee congratulating the organizer for doing a wonderful job by igniting the sparks of care, concern and compassion among young students, which can make them not only good citizens but also good human beings too.

Prominent partner schools whose heads and staff members were felicitated today for contributions of their students were; from Chandigarh AKSIPS, Sector 41, Chandigarh, Ashiana International School, Sector 46A, Alliance International School, Rajpura, Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, CL Aggarwal DAV High School, Sector 7B, Delhi Public School, Sector 40C, DAV Sr. Sec. School, Sector 8, Panchkula, DAV Public School, Mohali, DAV Model School, Surajpur, DAV School, Rajpura, DAV Police Public School, Panchkula, Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Dhanas, Govt. Girls Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 18C, Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 33D, IS Dev Samaj Sr. Sec. Public School, Sector 21C, KB DAV Sr. Sec. Public School, Sector 7B, Madrasa Eizahal-Uloom Mujahidi, Manimajra, Mount Camel School, Sector 47, New Public School, Sector 18B, St. John Sr. Sec. School, Sector 26,  Strawberry World School, Sector 26, Chandigarh, Sacred Heart Sr. Sec. School, Sector 26, Chandigarh & Satluj Public School, Sector 4, Panchkula.

The programme ended with vote of thanks by School Principal Pooja Prakash and National Anthem.

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