ANNUAL Scouts, Cubs, RSP and NCC DAY
-compiled by Mr. Manoj Koli and Ms. Jansi
The four uniformed troops (Scouts, Cubs, NCC and RSP) celebrated their annual day on 26th February, 2020 by organising an exhibition of various units showcasing their talents and putting up displays of different exhibits. The celebration began from 9:30 am and went up to 1:00 pm with the Rector, Principal, Vice-Principal, the heads and Supervisors, staff, parents and students visiting the camp and display site in the quadrangle.
The uniformed services form an integral part of the school’s curriculum to promote an ambience of fun-filled activity and skills training. Scouts, NCC, RSP and the cubs are strong and well established units in the school.
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the Indian military cadet corps which works to inculcate the qualities of discipline and patriotism among youth of the nation. It is open to school and college students on a voluntary basis.
NCC aims at developing discipline, character, brotherhood, the spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens. Not only these, it also aims to enlighten leadership qualities among the youth who will serve the nation irrespective of the career they choose. It also motivates the young to choose a career in armed forces. Mr. Rakesh and Mr. Melvin are our NCC masters with 50 cadets under them.
On the day of the event, NCC cadets made different models of aircraft carriers, Fighter planes, missiles, submarines, torpedo and anchor. The motto of NCC ‘unity and discipline’ was explained. The students also gave speech on the ‘Importance of NCC’.
The Road Safety Patrol (RSP) is a service to humankind that ensures an accident-free life. In our school it is a troop under the guidance of Sir Sham and Sir Nehal. A trained RSP cadet knows the dangers of the road and by his conduct prevents accidents. The RSP has a commitment to the society, as the motto of RSP is “WE LIVE TO SERVE”.
An important part of this safe system approach is to educate children and young people to behave responsibly on the road. Effective road safety education will give students opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to help them make informed and safer decisions in traffic and traffic environments.
RSP started their RSP day with a talk on road safety patrol by the RSP captain via the intercom. PPT’s and videos on road safety were shown in each class. Camp and RSP duties taken up by the students were showcased at the reception area. Bikes and cars were kept on display and important information of the same was given to the students. Information on road signs, signals, necessary documents and number plates were also given by the students. Important road signs and signals were displayed in the corridor. A small skit on road safety rules and regulations was also enacted by the boys. The troop members enacted a skit to express the dangers of jumping traffic signals.
Scouting is an approved type of character training and preparation for good citizenship designed for the benefit of boys and girls, which inculcates a sense of responsibility and trustworthiness. It provides individual opportunities for developing initiative and leadership and promotes self-control. The Scouts movement is a voluntary, non-political, educational movement for young people, open to all without