CHANDIGARH: 26.3.2008:An interactive session ‘Awakening’ by Hamari Kaksha was held on 26.3.08 in the govt. museum auditorium on a Refresher Course on moral values by the education department, Chandigarh Administration. Hamari Kaksha is a voluntary organization working for the underprivileged children.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was Mrs. Anuradha Saboo; a Philanthropist gave a presentation on Tara Chand Saboo Award for excellence in teaching. Shri S.K Setia; DPI schools motivated the teachers to improve upon themselves as good human beings and good citizens. He appreciated the work being done by Hamari Kaksha for underprivileged children.
The whole day session had on the panel Dr. Anuradha Sharma; President of Hamari Kaksha and a lecturer in G.C 11, Mrs. Sarita Tewari; Secretary Hamari
Kaksha and a lecturer in SIE and Mrs. Rajshree Sharda; an eminent Psychologist. The focus of the program was on improving oneself and expanding one’s potential for the betterment of the students.
A presentation was given by Mrs. Sarita Tewari on Implementing Change and accepting new possibilities. The model of Hamari Kaksha was shown to the
audience through PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Anuradha Sharma where she emphasized on bringing a personal touch and a sense of belonging in the
lives of the students. Mrs. Shalini Sharda had an interactive session on good parenting where she explained to the audience the value of action
rather than preaching to the children.
After hearing the plight of Kajal an eunuch Hamari Kaksha has offered to groom such children so that they can join the main stream.The session ended with the story of hope where the teachers promised to be the torch bearer and role models for their students. The audience which comprised of government as well as private school teachers was highly motivated and very interactive throughout the session. Ritu from Carmel Convent and Sadhana of G.M.S.S Sector-18 said that such interactive sessions should be held regularly to motivate teachers to extend themselves beyond their institutes.