Children from 33 States meet JK CM
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 06/08/2012 at 2:59AM
Comments | Region: India
Srinagar, June 08 (Scoop News) – JK Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday while welcoming the children from 33 States and Union Territories of the Country participating in the National Camp here, told them to carry the message of love and affection from this place to the boys and girls of their States.
“Tell them about the hospitality, natural beauty and cultural richness of
The camp has been organized by the Indian Council of Children Welfare,
Terming children future of the Country, the Chief Minister said that their proper grooming, inculcating the spirit of public service, self-help and confidence along with academic excellence is imperative to cultivate capable human resource to lead the Country ably. He said that holding of such camps provide young boys and girls opportunity to know about the cultural diversity, educational status, geography, historical background, economic activities, occupation of people and other related subjects.
Omar Abdullah welcomed the organizing of National Camp at
On the request of children for Gandola ride at Gulmarg, the Chief Minister said that
On the occasion, Chairperson of Indian Council of Children Welfare, Gita Sidharath presented the resume of the aims and objectives of the Council. She said that the concept of organizing ‘The Learn to Live Together Camps’ was conceived by the Council’s exposure to the Children’s International Summer Village (CISV) Camps.
She said ‘Learn to Live Together Camps have been held at different venues varying from cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Hydrabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Jaipur, Jarkhand, etc. She said these camps provide opportunity to children to learn and broaden their mental horizon. These also make them to understand different cultures and societies. These also provide them opportunity to make friends and become aware of basic likenesses and grow to appreciate differences.