Showing posts from November, 2011

Seva Bharti, Udhampur: Function on national integration held

Source: Statetimes UDHAMPUR: The Udhampur unit of Directorate of Field Publicity, Govt. of India, J and K Region in close coordination with Bhartya Vidya Mandir, Udhampur and Seva Bharti, Udhampur -NGO, organised a special interactive programme on Tuesday. On this occasion the Director of Field Publicity, GOI, J and K Region, Obaidur Rehman was the Chief Guest. Renu Sharma, Principal, Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Udhampur presided over.
In all 10 participants of the school spoke on role of youth in national integration and communal harmony. Pooja Thakur, Sarita  and Akshay Kumar were adjudged as best speakers in order of their merit. While honouring the meritorious speakers, the Chief Guest apprised the youth about the necessity of National Integration and Communal Harmony when the whole world is engulfed with unrest, militancy and regionalism. He stressed upon the audience to know their responsibility about oneness and harmony in the society to steer the country on path of progress and pro…

Sewa Vibhag at the service of Tiruppur flood hit

Source: rsschennai First week of November witnessed torrential rains which battered the Tiruppur city, the national knitwear export centre and a District Headquarters.Low-lying areas and dwellings got marooned as the Noyyal River entered the town causing flood. Nearly 15000 people were rendered homeless. Sewa vibhag - RSS volunteers along with other Hindu organizations immediately plunged into relief action. They rescued the children, ladies and aged people from the flood and were safely sheltered in the nearby schools. Toothpowder, milk, bread, tea, water packets etc. were initially supplied to them. 600 rubber sheets, buckets, biscuits were also supplied. Food packets for around 6000 persons were distributed by the Sewa Vibhag volunteers. Ready Selfless Service by the RSS volunteers were well appreciated by the locals. 
Distributing relief to the victims Scene of Flood havoc Flood relief in action

Velji Vishram Seva Van for Primitive Tribal Group Chenchus

The project supported by IDRF and funded by Velji Vishram Popat family has been lifesaving. Here is a documentary of the project.

Sewa bharathi AP: Rural / Folk Arts training camp for children

In view of the dearth of attention and patrons for the folk arts several of the cultures most affective communication media are missing in action. Sewa bharathi Andhra Pradesh has conducted a 4 day training camp "Rural / Folk Arts training camp for children" at the Rashtriya Vidya Kendra campus. The camp attended by Schools and affection homes children run by Sewa Bharathi and like minded organisations had a strength of 182, out of which 150 were the participants and the rest were in the Organisation of the camp as volunteers.

Here is a glimpse of the activity.
Children performing a devotonal bhajan with Folk musical instruments (Tappeta, kanjara, talam)
Children Performing Kolatam (similar to dandiya)
Children trained on Tappeta a famous folk instrument that normally has a role in socal movements
Abhinaya Geyalu: or Musical skits / dances (socal issues)
Jada Koppu: a folk art form famous in Andhra Pradesh