Kalpataru Divas was celebrated in our Ashrama on 1st Jan,2018. At Secondary Prayer Hall, Swami Indranathananda ji gave a discourse on the importance of the Day. Devotional songs were presented by Vivek Vahini.
On 8th January 2018, 156th Birth Tithi of Swami Vivekananda was celebrated in our Ashrama with great fervour and devotion. The function was started with Mangalarati, recitation of Vivekananda Suprabhatam and Vedic Chanting followed by Special Puja and Homa. At Secondary Prayer Hall students presented few devotional songs and discussed on the life and work of Vivekananda. Cooked Prasada was served among the present.
On this occasion Swami Achyuteshananda Maharaj unveiled the Wall Magazine 'Viveka-Chetana' at Higher Secondary Section.
At the evening local artist Smt. Mili Singh and her team performed few bhajans at Vivekananda Sabhagriha.
National Youth day was celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm on 12th January 2018, both in Higher Secondary and Secondary sections. Amidst Vedic chanting by the students the monks and teachers offered flowers at the feet of Swamiji. A stand-up meeting highlighting the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda, recitations, speeches and group songs was held in both the sections.
Saraswati Puja was celebrated with devotion and solemnity on 22nd January at Narottam Nagar. All the teachers and students gathered at the Secondary Prayer Hall to celebrate the day. Special Puja and Havan were offered to Goddess Saraswati. Teachers, students and other staffs offered flowers (pushpanjali) to Goddess of learning.
Next day after the puja immersion was taken place.
Republic Day was celebrated with great reverence in our school on 26th January, 2018. The day began with flag hoisting by chief guest Sri K. Riba, APPC Commandant, 1st IRBN Namsangmukh followed by National Anthem, General Salute and Parade. Yoga and Band was displayed by the school students. Program was concluded by a patriotic song of Higher Secondary students.
Annual Prize Giving ceremony was held on 30th January, 2018. The program at Vivekananda Sabhagriha was graced with Brig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd.), Hon'ble Governor of Arunachal Pradesh as the Chief Guest and Revered Swami Sarvabhutananda ji, Trustee, Ramakrishna Math and Mission as the Guest of Honour. Secretary of the Ashrama, Swami Achyuteshananada welcomed the guests', dignitaries and introduced the Hon'ble Chief Guest to the gathering.
Yearly school magazine 'Narottam' was released by the Hon'ble Governor on this function. Prize was distributed among the students for their academic and sports achievements. The function concluded with the National Anthem.
Tiffin was distributed to all the present after the function.
Farewell Function of outgoing class X and XII was held on 31st January 2018. Revered Secretary Maharaj presented a memento and token of love to all the outgoing students. Revered Swami Sarvabhutananda ji, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Shilong delivered words of benediction
2048 garments were distributed among the villagers in the month of January as per details below:
Gents Garments: Shirt-290, T-shirt-360, Trouser-24, Denim-521 & Jacket-695.
Ladies Garments: Top-12 & Dress-251.