Inauguration of Sports and Art Blocks at Bengaluru Greenwood High International School

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Venkaiah Naidu urged educational institutions to give equal importance to studies, sports, extracurricular and recreational activities

Expressing his concern over the “erosion of values,” the Vice President urged students to imbibe India’s civilizational values ​​and strive to protect India’s glorious cultural heritage.

Addressing a rally after the inauguration of the state-of-the-art indoor sports arena and The Workshop, an arts, theater and music block at Greenwood High International School in Bengaluru, the Vice President of the India, Ms. Venkaiah Naidu emphasized that inclusive, equitable and quality education is

the right of every child. He called on private schools to come up with policies to help disadvantaged and needy children, adding that reaching out to the needy and vulnerable should be prioritized.

Naidu, as part of his speech, emphasized the need to inculcate the spirit of service at a young age. “Schools should include community service in their curriculum so that children develop an attitude of giving back to society at

a young age,” he added.

He also urged educational institutions to give equal importance to studies, sports, extracurricular and recreational activities. He said such an approach would lead to the overall growth of students and make them confident individuals. He also wanted educational institutions to involve students in activities such as gardening, tree planting and water conservation. It will bring children closer to nature, he said and highlighted the need to conserve water with an emphasis on the 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Expressing concern over the “erosion of values”, the Vice President urged students to imbibe India’s civilizational values ​​and strive to protect India’s glorious cultural heritage.

Stating that once upon a time, India was known as a ‘Vishwa Guru’, Naidu pointed out that prolonged colonial rule has made us forget our glorious past. “India is on the move today and it is time to get back to our roots,” he added.

Reiterating his call for the promotion and propagation of the mother tongue, the vice-president considered that one must learn as many languages ​​as one wants but that priority must always be given to learning the language. maternal.

Describing the arts as limitless, Naidu said they give shape to our imagination and speak a universal language that has no boundaries. Referring to India’s unique and diverse dance forms, Shri Naidu mentioned Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Kuchipudi as some of the many ancient art forms that have been

transmitted from generation to generation. He added, “India’s art, music and theater are its greatest gifts to the world and it is the duty of all of us to protect and promote our rich and diverse art forms.

Governor of Karnataka, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of Karnataka, Munirathna, President of Greenwood High International School, Bijay Agarwal, Principal, Shri Aloysius D’Mello, teachers and students were among those present at the occasion.

Last updated on February 28, 2022