Prerana Motivational Camp Report
The Vandemataram Foundation (VMF) has been working for strengthening of Government schools with community participation. The foundation has been actively working in Mahaboobnagar, Warangal and Nalgonda districts in more than 200 schools for the past five and half years. VMF has been organizing an annual Examination preparatory camp for the 10th class students of Government schools since 2006.
This years from 400 government schools from Mahaboobnagr; a total of 800 students participated and attended together at Sudarshan Function hall, Mahaboobnagar for three days (14th, 15th and 16th Nov, 2011) "Padava Taragathi Vidyardhula Prerana Sadassu Motivation camp" for 10th class exam appearing students of Government schools. Around hundred government High school teachers, also participated.
This camp organized 100 days before the forth coming board examination in association with District Education Department Mahaboobnagar under the chairmanship of Dr. Vijaya Kumar garu - District Education Officer, Mahaboobnagar.
The logistic like food and accommodation were organized by the Education department, Resource persons, training camp schedule and other miscellaneous were organized by the Foundation. Each student were given a study kit comprising of note books, study materials prepared by Sri V.V.S Prasad, Educationist, Swamy Vivekananda literature, Vemana Padhyalu and writing materials
The 3 day camp strengthens students appearing for 10th class board examination but I in turn benefit more than one lakh students, as these students would share and teach their respective classmates in their respective schools. The students go back motivated with a resolve to do better and to help other students. The idea is to bring focus back to the Government schools, where the poorest of the poor studies and help them to do better in the forth coming examination.
For the Inaugural Ceremony on November 14, 2011 Sri Purushotam Reddy IAS, Collector of Mahaboobnagr district and Smt. Geeta Rani - DSP were the chief guest. Dr. Vijaya Kumar DEO, Smt. Leela Laxma Reddy – President of Council for Green Revolution, Sri Dilip Reddy, Former RTI Commissioner, Gorenti Yenkkanna - well noted folk writer and singer, Sri Ravindra Rao - Founder of VMF, Sri Madhava Reddy - Secretary of VMF, Sri Narasi Raddy-President of VMF Mahaboobnagar participated.
For the closing ceremony on November 16, 2011, Sri Janardhana Reddy - MLC, Sri Venkatachalam - Registrar Palamoor University, B.Ed., D.Ed. Management Association Mahaboobnagar President Sri Srinivasa Rao were special invitees and Guests of Honour. Dr. Vijaya Kumar DEO, Smt. Leela Laxma Reddy – President of Council for Green Revolution, Sri Ravindra Rao - Founder of VMF, Sri Madhava Reddy - Secretary of VMF, Sri Narasi Raddy-President of VMF Mahaboobnagar participated.
With the support and wide coverage by media has surely made it possible that before hand well preparation and cool mind and enjoying the spirit of examination would definitely benefit the students and lessen the last minute preparation stress and examination phobias and fever.