SEWA (Social Empowerment Through Work and Action)
SEWA (Social Empowerment Through Work and Action) under CBSE Guidelines and Directives is followed by the school in Primary and Secondary Sections through various activities integrated with the School Clubs namely Conservation Club, Health Club, Interact Club and Integrity Club. Students are working on different topics throughout the year like Environment Conscious Citizen, Being Safe and Responsible, Care for Homeless and Needy, Dignity of Labor and Road Safety. Students of Std IX & X are participating in the following Community Services and Community Outreach Programs:
CARE FOR HOMELESS AND NEEDY
Students visited Smith Old age Home at Kalher, where they spent quality time with elderly people by entertaining them with various activities.
Visit to Kalher Old Age Home
Students visited RTO Office, Thane to interact with Traffic Inspectors and aware themselves on the Traffic Rules. Later, the students enacted Street Plays and chanting Slogans at nearby Traffic Signals to draw the attention of local public and Auto Rickshaw Drivers about Safety Rules and its importance.
Skit presented by Students for awareness of Road Safety
DIGNITY OF LABOR
Students visited Gurudwara at Dongri Pada where they served food to devotees, washed utensils and cleaned the place to realize the value of service to people.
Students of Std IX & X doing service in the Gurudwara towards Community Outreach Program
BEING SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE
Students visited Saksham Community Centre, Azad Nagar, the School for underprivileged children and shared their knowledge of First Aid with them through various hands on activities and PPT presentation especially on CPR.
Demonstration of CPR method
ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUS CITIZENS
Students met the Local Vendors in local market area to sensitize them about Alternative Use Of Plastics and distributed them Cloth Bags made by students. Beside this, they have cleaned the surrounding places of the society in the vicinity of the school.
Environment Conscious Citizen
Motto of the school is to provide a platform to the young talents and sensitize them towards environment, health and hygiene, cultivate moral and civic sense during Social and Community work and be vigilant about the current social issues. In pursuance of this objective, the school has set up Clubs such as Conservation Club, Health Club, Integrity Club, Interact Club & Disaster Management Committee. Each Club functions according to its planned schedule.
The Conservation Club asserts importance of ‘Learning to live sustainably’ by empowering students to take up meaningful environmental activities and projects. The school has its Mission Statement – Reduce, Recycle, Reuse and Replenish. In accordance, students of Std IX and Std X worked on projects namely Cleanliness, Dignity of Labor, Connecting with nature from Garbage to Greenery, Community Development Program- Empathy towards under privileged as a part of Social Empowerment through Work Education and Action (SEWA).
The Club celebrated Earth Day and World Environment Day. Segregation of dry & wet, Single Use Plastic and Swachhata Pakhwada Program under the guidelines of CBSE, are also done. Activities on Swachhata, Poster Making and Chart Making on the topic ‘Green School Drive’, Cleanliness Drive within the School Premises, Hygiene Practices, Community Participation etc. were organized.
Apart from this, the Club took up the following activities for students:
Best out of Waste Artifacts, Posters, Scrap Book, and Chart Making on topics such as ‘Sun is the Ultimate Resource’, ‘Role of Soil in Maintaining Earth,’ Cleanliness Campaign and ‘Household Waste Management, Industrial Waste Management’.
With special thrust on Water Conservation this year, following activities are being undertaken for students during II Term :
- Survey on Usage of Water for Regular Practices At Home.
- Water Wasted And Used In A Day.
- Survey on Leaking Taps, Pipes And Tanks At Home And Society.
- Water Harvesting System and Treatment Plant Installed in the Society.
- Measures to be Taken to Reuse the Waste Water.