Nagpur News Events
Nagpur’s ‘Unique Cooking Contest’ enters Asia Book of Records
Nagpur witnessed the biggest Inclusive Millet Cooking Contest in support of Inclusive Society and to promote Millets on the eve of International year of Millets on 18th March 2023 at Zero Mile Station, Freedom Park, Nagpur. SVK Shikshan Sanstha in association with L.A.D & S.R.P College for Women, Nagpur created history with a record making event for the first time in 51 Asian Countries, with around 540 enthusiastic participants from all walks of life, including Intellectually Challenged, Physically Challenged, Deaf & Mute, Visually Challenged, Third Gender and others collectively participated in this spectacular Inclusive Millet Cooking Contest.
SVK Shikshan Sanstha an NGO working to empower Intellectually Challenged Adults always creates a platform inviting people to join and celebrate the differences with their participation.
Dr Sunita Dhote, Professor, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management and the Adjudicator from Asia Book of Records formally made the announcement that the feat was successful and presented the Certificate and Medal from Asia Book of Records to Mrs.Gayathri Vatsalya, the record holder.
Chief Guest Smt.Kanchan Tai Nitin Gadkari, Chairman, Samrudhi Cooperative Bank and Senior Social Worker congratulated and appreciated Gayathri Vatsalya for her efforts in promoting Inclusion and for getting the Intellectually Challenged into the main stream.
Guests of Honour Smt.Varsha Manohar, Director, Srinivas Public School, Smt.Anita Agrawal, President, Jhankar Mahila Mandal, WCL and wife of Shri Manoj Kumar, Chairman cum Managing Director, Western Coalfields Ltd., Smt.Vilasini Nair, Director, Orange City Hospital & Research Institute, world Renowned Celebrity Chef. Shri Vishnu Manohar, and Shri Uday Borwankar, Executive Director, Maharasthra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, Nagpur, Smt Abha Dwivedi, Smt. Indu Singh, Vice Presidents, Jhankar Mahila Mandal, Dr.Harsha Jharia, CAO of Women’s Education Society were prominently present and congratulated Gayathri Vatsalya and Team for the successful attempt.
Smt. Gayathri Vatsalya welcomed the gathering and shared details of the event, which is to sensitize the public and to get the attention of people towards the Inclusion and acceptance.
The evening witnessed spectacular and impressive cultural performances by highly talented beneficiaries of SVK Shikshan Sanstha, Apang Mahila Bal Vikas Sanstha and Jeevandhara, followed by the Prize distribution to the winners of cooking contest.
Dr.Shyamala Nair, Director, CAO of Women’s Education Society extended all the support while Dr.Pooja Pathak, Principal, Faculty and student volunteers of L.A.D & S.R.P College for Women, Nagpur, mothers of SVKits, Ankita Gangal, Praful Thawre worked hard for the grand success of the event.
Maha Metro, Nagpur was the venue Partner and the Prizes were sponsored by Rokde Jewellers, AD’s Kitchen and Tupperware. The event was supported by CRC Nagpur, Nagpur Mahila Club and Jhankar Mahila Club, WCL, Nagpur.
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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours
A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district.
At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.
India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.
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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children
Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.
This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.
President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.
President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.
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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur
Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.
More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.
The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.
The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.
President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.
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