Youngsters can bring a lot of change in society: Raje

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jaipur
  • Updated: Feb 06, 2015 11:27 IST

Involving students voluntarily in programmes like cleanliness and adult education will create consciousness among the youngsters, said chief minister Vasundhara Raje who was witnessing the students’ presentation on Skilling and Knowhow Initiatives for Lifelong Leadership Development (SKILLD) programme at her residence here on Thursday.

The programme has been introduced by the Global Education and Leadership Foundation in 13 countries of the world. In India, the programme is being run in 16 states and is available in 9 languages.

According to Raje, when students come forward for any social cause it leaves impact on others and inspires them to do something good.

Sharing her vision with students, Raje lauded the initiative and said such programmes were helpful in creating leadership skills among school children.

Manu Chaturvedi and Vidhi Khandelwal of Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh School, Jaipur gave presentation on their project related to ‘Girl Child Education’. Both of them worked at Bhangarh Kalan village during these projects. Drishti Agarwal and Taranjot Bahal of MGD School Jaipur gave presentation on their ‘Swachch Jaipur’ project for creating awareness about waste management and sanitation among people of Kathputali Nagar slum area.

Aayush Singh and Chetanya Godara of DPS Jaipur gave presentation on Adult Education Programme for School Bus Drivers.

CEO of Global Education and Leadership Foundation Gowri Ishwaran, during her presentation on SKILLD programme, informed that the programme was focused on cultivating values, life skills and leadership amongst students. She suggested that such programmes could be adopted in government schools.

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