Newsletter July 2006

Schools & Children

Current: Number of Ekal Schools: 18,225 Number of Children: 546,750


Ekal Volunteers Run for Literacy

Ekal Vidyalya Foundation of Hong Kong will be inaugurated by Shri Subash Chandra (Chairman Zee Telefilms Ltd) on 29Th July 2006. Ekal Karyakartas from around the globe will participate in the ceremony. On this occasion Dr. B. K. Modi - Chairman EV Global along with some prominent industrialist and professionals will be present.


Gram Vikas Yojna (Village Development Plan)

Naisnatya Varg (master trainer's training camp) of Gram Vikas Yojna, was held at Bharatia Kust Niwaran Sangh Ashram, Champa, Chhattisgarh successfully. 21 participants from all over country attended the camp. Experts and senior scientist mention below, from different field have guided the delegates. Particularly marketing organic manure, forming Gram Vikas Samiti at state and anchal level, MAR/MWR, production of good quality of manure, Chemical test of produced manure, etc. Specially Shri Satish Goel from Bangalore, Shri Gouri Shankar Gupta from Delhi have attended the meeting to discuss all about marketing organic compost. 

Shri Vijay Kedia - Jal Mitra (rain water harvesting) Aurangabad, Maharastra.
Dr.B.N.Prasad retd. HOD agriculture engineering, Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi.
Dr.P.L.Choudhary Sr.Scientist HOD Dairy, Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur.
Shri Dinesh Pareek organic manure,Tnsukia,Assam.
Shri Sunil Mansinka, Go Vigyan Anusandhan Kendra, Nagpur. 
Shri Ravi Kant Jaiswal, Self Help Group, Raipur

Total organic manure production pits ---- 2942 (karyakrta)
Targets --> manure production ---- 1146 tons
October-06. Self Help Grope ---- 785 villages
Naipunya Varg->(Trainer's training camp) -Delhi ---- 8, 9,10th June (42 participants)
Malda ---- 17,18,19th June (57 participants)
Hydrabad ---- 5, 6, 7th August (27 Participants)


Arogya Yojna (Health Awareness Plan)

Third Prathmik Camp of Arogya Yojna went on very well from 07th June to 14th June at Hans Vihar Ashram, Pykara of the Nilgiris district. 20 participants from various Tribal villages of Nilgiri district attended the Camp.
  Date of the Month - June 2006Location Vargas 
  1st - 6thBangaloreArogya Yojana Varg-South 
  9th-15thVaranasiArogya Yojana Varg-North 
  18th-22nd KaranjoArogya Yojana Varg- BH,JH,CH,BG,OR 
  25-30 Nagpur Arogya Yojana Varg- MH,GJ,MP 


Ekal Global Learning Tour (EGLT)

Respected All,
Itinerary of Ekal Global Learning (EGL) for Ranchi (Jharkhand) is given below. If you are interested to join on any date please write us at
Period: January 1 to January 9, 2007
01.01.07Reach Kolkata by 6 PM & Train for Ranchi at 9 PM
02.01.07VANYATRA - Jharkhand
03.01.07VANYATRA - Jharkhand
03.01.07Orientation - Bishanpur - School Working
05.01.07Orientation - Bishanpur - Sanch Working
06.01.07Orientation - Ranchi - Anchal Working
07.01.07Orientation - Chakradharpur - Swavalamban Working
08.01.07Orientation - Chakradharpur - Arogya & Gram Vikas
08.01.07Departure for Kolkata at 8 PM
09.01.07Orientation - Kolkata - Chapter Working
09.01.07Departure in the Evening from Kolkata
Itinerary Cost: (Approximate)
Full Package IRs 11,000 - Kolkata to Kolkata (Jan 1-9)
Full Package IIRs 10,000 - Ranchi to Kolkata (Jan 2-9)
Vanyatra Package IIIRs 4,000 - Kolkata to Ranchi (Jan 1- 4)
Vanyatra Package IVRs 3,000 - Ranchi to Ranchi (Jan 2- 4)

Leh Vanyatra:
Ekal Vidyalaya is also running in Leh (BHARAT KE SHIKHAR MEIN). At present 20 schools are running and by August2006 total no of schools will be 60. 1 school is running in Nubra valley, the area of hot springs. it is nearly 170 km from leh. 5 schools are running near the chinese border and 1 on the border. From that school of ours The abode of Lord Shiva kailash Mansarovar is only 5 to6 km away.3 ekal schools are running in Aryan village which is near Pakistan border Battalic. The children of aryan school who want to study more are admitted in Bhartiya Vidya niketan in leh. Around 25 schools are going to be opened in district Kargil Zanskar which is around 250 km from leh.

Ladakh is a moon laqnd where earth and sky seems to meet. It comprises of two districts Leh and Kargil..Leh is situated on the banks of river Sindhu Or river Indus.From sindhu we derived the name Hind and finally Hindustan our country name.From Indus we got the name India. The oldest civilization of the world,INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION and it is believed that the vedas originated from this place. It is the place where Buddhisism still exists in same undistorted form. Every year Sindhu darshan is organised during the last week of june with sole purpose of interaction of the people of Ladakh with the rest of the nation.
The students of Ekal school participated in the cultural programme organised on Sindhu Darshan. It was found that the children of Leh school excelled in reciting HIndi prayers.
- Experience written by Sangita Gupta

Some photographs taken during visit:


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