On 15th August ’19 – Shishu prem nursery school celebrated 73rd Independence day in school premises. Mrs. Chitrika Pattnaik, Chairperson (VSN) along with Mrs Rosalie Mishra, Secretary (VSN),Mr. JP Mishra, Administrator(VSN), Mrs Sujata Swain, Trustees (VSN) hoisted the tri color flag. Chairperson addressed the gatherings and briefed the importance of Independence day to the children. Mrs Chitra Mishra, Head Mistress of school also addressed the students and parents and expounded the importance of Independence day. Students of SPNS presented patriotic songs and speech on this occasion. Children were happy to receive chocolates and sweets.
On 29th August ’19, Mrs. Chitrika Pattnaik , Chairperson (VSN) along with Mrs Rosalie Mishra, Secretary (VSN), and Mrs Ratna Chattopadhyay, Trustees (VSN) visited Ramchandrapur vermi compost project and interacted with the Maa Ambika SHG members. Chairperson discussed with the SHG members on sales and marketing of vermi compost to get a good return. She motivated the women folk for making the project as their additional income source..
15th July 2019. A special meeting was arranged for Mrs Ruchi Narendran in VSN training hall. VSN Chairperson Mrs. Chitrika Pattnaik along with with all Trustees gave a hearty welcome to Mrs. Narendran, who also visited Abhiyan driving center & gave her valuable suggestions regarding the overall development of VSN. Several volunteers, SHG members & VSN staff attended the memorable program.
15th July 2019. Mrs. Ruchi Narendran visited Shishu Prem Nursery school and inaugurated the annual magazine of the school. she also distributed chocolates among the tiny tots of the school.
30th July 2019. Vidya Shakti Niyas organized an Inter high school poster competition for the students of rural community for classes 9 to 10. Around 30 students from 8 nearby schools attended the program. Suitable prizes were distributed after the event.
VSN conducted a rice flake distribution program in the villages of Mutuda Munda Sahi, Birikala munda sahi & Panchananpur for pregnant ladies and children below two years to supplement their nutrition. Basic physical checkup was conducted with required advice given with the help of Asha Maa. A total of 38 nos of pregnant ladies & 38 young children benefited through this program.
Vidya Shakti Niyas recently organized a Dengue Awareness Program in the village of Kitabeda on 5th July 2019, towards its health awareness initiative. Dr. Arabinda Panda conducted the awareness session which was attended by 125 villagers (OBC: 41, SC: 4). The session covered causes, spread, symptoms & precautions against seasonal diseases.
Vidya Shakti has been conducting several activities for improvement on health & hygiene in the surrounding villages. In this direction, it regularly distributes rice-flake powder & soap-oil in rural schools and Anganwadi centres. Schools covered are Panchananpur UGME school, Panchananpur AWC, Lahanda Mundasahi Primary School, Lahanda Roadsahi AWX, Mutuda Mundasahi AWC, Dandabutu AWC & Kolhahundula Kolhasahi AWCs. During July, 345 students (ST: 321, SC: 7, OBC: 17) received soal-oil in this initiative.
The first health camp of FY 2019-20 in the form of a Bone Density Camp was organised on 29th & 30th of June 2019 at Tata Sponge Dispensary. Dr. Sibani Tripathy, Physiotherapist and Dr. Abhimanyu Madhual, Orthopaedic Surgeon, technicians from AMRI Hospital have conducted the two days camp along with an orientation session in our Emplyee Recreation Center during evening for spreading the awareness talk on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis where in different aspects of bone, joints & muscles pain, food habits, daily exercise and many more topics were covered. The session was followed by many useful questions.
Each beneficiary has undergone BMD test, doctor’s consultancy and free medication. The facility was also extended beyond community to our employees on 2nd day of the camp.Around 269 patients got treatment in this camp. Needless to mention, both Doctors and their staffs were extremely passionate and highly cooperative towards each patient.