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Specially-abled children defy conventions; walk ramp, flaunt artwork at ‘Simply Special’ in Nagpur
SVK Shikshan Sanstha, an NGO works with an objective to create an enabling environment and inclusive society, which works towards maintaining the dignity of people with disabilities.
SVK Shishan Sanstha, founded by Gayathri Vatsalya, a trained Clinical Psychologist with 20 years of experience working for the cause, aims to work towards skill training and employment of people with intellectual disabilities.
SVK Shikshan Sanstha runs Art Therapy – a skill training centre, which conducts various free training courses for its intellectually challenged beneficiaries and their mothers, helps them to create and curate ethnic Hand Block Printed products, Macrame Products, Paper bags, Eco friendly Diyas, Eco Friendly Ganesh Idols, etc.
SVK Shikshan Sanstha in association with Simply Desi – an ethnic store with branches all over Maharashtra to promote Make in India products under the guidance of Madhubala Saboo – initiated a distinct exhibition called ‘Simply Special-Festive Exhibition.’ It is a unique platform to showcase the abilities of these specially-abled craftsmen to sell their products, help them earn and boost their confidence, self respect and celebrate this festive season with dignity.
Simply Special – Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Parsi New Year, Eid, Onam, the exhibition will provide curated, trendy and ethnic festive ensembles, jewellery to festive clothing, gifting, hand bags, home décor and more. The exhibition will be held from 6th August to 6th September.
Dr Harsha Jharia, CAO, Women’s Education Society(LAD College) was the Chief Guest for the inauguration. All the talented beneficiaries of SVK Shikshan Sanstha also performed a Fashion Show. Shaiifali Kohad and Shreyas Khare enthralled the audience with their melodious songs while Vilasini Nair, Dr Dini Menon, Bhavna Kothari, Dr Punita Tiwari, Durgesh Dixit, Lakshmi Mouli were also present.
Please visit Simply Special – The Festive Exhibition at Simply Desi, The Ethnic Store, Traffic Park Road, Dharampeth, Nagpur from 11am to 9pm (Sunday open).
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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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