Region Two youths from villages such as Queenstown, Capoey and Taymouth Manor on the Essequibo Coast were actively involved in five days of vacation camping sponsored by the Department of Education through its Welfare Department.These two youngsters test their artistic skillsCamping commenced on Monday, July 10 and concluded on Friday, July 14, giving several young people the opportunity to participate in fun games, lectures and craft. Camp Coordinator, Senior Welfare Officer Haimraj Hamandeo, described the exercise as successful and said it had attracted numerous youths. Camping, he said, was held under the theme “Empowering youths through constructive learning.” Children, he said, were taught life skills to enable them to become better individuals with better morals, besides being taught things outside of the schools’ curriculum.“We want the children to enjoy their summer vacation as well as to be occupied. The camp will be an annual feature of the Schools Welfare Department. We are also assisted by teachers from the school,” Hamandeo said.Camping activities included art, literacy, numeracy, tie-dye, games, craft and math.
Ranchi, Dec 18 (PTI) Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu today said education plays a vital role in laying the basic foundation in ones life and is necessary to be successful.”It develops students personality, sets up physical and mental standard and transforms their living status,” Murmu said at the Golden Jubilee Year Celebration of Jawahar Vidya Mandir in Shyamali, where cricketer M S Dhoni studied.Congratulating the school on the occasion, the Governor said it is among the well recognised institutions which have been providing quality education in Jharkhand.She said that in the present competitive world, education has become the fourth necessity for human beings after food, cloth and shelter.”It enables us to find out solution for major problems and make us aware about contemporary issues.”The Governor said that it was a matter of pride that students of this school have been doing equally well in the field of sports.”The name of M S Dhoni, an alumnus of the school is known throughout the world,” she said.”I have been informed that for inculcating value-based education and respecting the elders of our society, the school arranges visits to the Old Age Homes for the students to celebrate different festivals with the residents of such homes,” Murmu said. PTI PVR SUS BSA