Manthan Sampoorna Vikas Kendra (SVK), the holistic education program of DJJS, runs under the guidance of Divya Guru Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji.
In the month of June 2023, DJJS Manthan SVK connected with more than 894 students across the various DJJS branches globally through its online and offline workshops. The workshops that were conducted are as follows -
नींव- Nurturing Strong Future session on Career Counseling was facilitated by Ms. Smriti Singh Bhati, Senior Manager at Vijay Bhoomi University and Ms. Anjali Uppal, Founding Partner at EdWisery. The facilitators delivered firsthand experience to the students on a number of factors that can rightly influence their choice of a career. Students were guided on the criteria for choosing a stream and its lucrative career options. Interactive question and answer sessions allowed the children to understand that opting for a stream factor to identify their strengths and interests which are the inclusive building blocks of their future.
Jeevan Kaushal Karyashala workshops were based on the topic Tidying Up facilitated by Sadhvi Aneesha Bharti Ji. Students were taught the importance of hygiene and cleanliness. The highlight of the session was that the children learned small yet powerful life skills along with their responsibility towards contributing to the environment.
Bharat Gaurav Gatha Aao Karein Bharat Ki Sair illustrated a virtual tour about the majestic state of Kerala, starting from its geographical area, reminiscent of the historic battles, cultural values inclusively like festivals, cuisine, folk music, dance forms, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, heritage places, eminent heroes and state contributors were showcased to the students.
Bhartiya Sanskriti Ki Shreshthta, a session on Indian Scientists and their Inventions was conducted by Manthan volunteers. Students learned that India's connection with science and scientific research has been a deep-rooted one. Children were thrilled to know that India has the richest and highest number of research scholars whose scientific inventions have brought about the greatest changes to the world.
International Yoga Day sessions were conducted by a professional Yoga trainer Mr. Bhajan Singh Negi who explained to children the need to stay healthy and how Yoga can help them to stay active and fit. Children learned simple yoga asanas that can be easily performed at their convenience which improves their posture, enhances physical strength and develops a positive mindfulness.
Such energy packed monthly sessions have laid the foundation for children to adapt to value-based education at the same time while they learn academically required knowledge. The journey hence efficiently paved the way for children to discover, learn and practice new learnings by the immense grace of our revered Gurudev Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji.