28 May : Moti Ram Arya Senior Secondary Model School, Sector 27-A has been organizing week long NSS programmes and activities from May 23 to 29. Students of +2 commerce sections have participated in the programmes enthusiastically. The NSS students visited the village ‘Mauli Jagran’ and had a healthy interaction with residents there. It was a noble experience, full of understanding and learning. The students have engaged themselves in various social activities such as, tree plantation and creating awareness regarding female Foeticide and women empowerment issues. The poster competition on global warming was also held.
The visit to the ‘Mauli Jagran’ in the outskirts of Chandigarh brought out some of the problems of the village people, which they openly shared with the NSS students. It was found that most of the villagers over there could not obtain RATION CARDS, permissible proof of residence in spite of their residing there for over 15 years. Water and electricity supply is quite irregular. Admission to their wards to the govt. schools was author problem for them. Mostly the labour class is not getting the wages as per govt rules.
Shri Bikram Rana, State Liaison Officer (NSS) with the UT administration “graced the occasion and made wise the students about the significance of the NSS. He specifically pointed out that the NSS is a very useful practical activity in schools. The NSS does not deal with abstractions but with practical implementation of the ideas of service above self. The idea of selfless service is to be learnt at the impressionable teenage only. Mr. Rana presided over all the activities of the day.”
Mrs. S. Mahajan and Principal Mrs. S. Savant also interacted with the NSS volunteers.