Visit to Raja Ramanna Institute of Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT)

February 24, 2018

12 students of class XI accompanied by Ms. Bharatee Pandey of the Senior School visited Raja Ramanna Institute of Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT)on the occasion of National Science Day on February 24, 2018 to get acquainted with innovations in Science and Technology. They witnessed scientific and technical exhibits related to technologies of accelerators, lasers, cryogenics, superconductivity, magnets, and demonstration of fire & safety aspects displaying the concepts of basic sciences.

Awareness Session on ‘JagrukBeti’

July 13, 2017

Dr. Sushma Jhamad, MBBS, DNB, Consultant obstetrician and Gynecologists Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore addressed the girls of classes IX and X about health care on July 13, 2017. She explained about various physical and emotional changes that take place during adolescence and how to cope up with them. She emphasized on regular work out and healthy eating habits. Dr. Jhamadalso explained about the safety measures to be taken by the girls.

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Visit to Pratibha Synergy and Textile Industry

December 16, 2017

Students of class XI (E-ship) visited Pratibha Synergy and Textile Industry, Pithampur to gain knowledge about the spinning process and water purifier plant. The HR Manager Ms. Vini Sharma briefed up about the organization and its working.

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Awareness Session on ‘Safety Measures’ for Class VI Students

September 11 & 12, 2017

An awareness session on ‘Safety Measures’ for class VI students was organised by the Committee Against Sexual Harassment.Mrs.Pallavi Sukhtankar, Chairperson,Committee Against Sexual Harassment spoke about various safety measures and gave tips to handle problematic situations. She briefed the students about good touch and bad touch. She gave information of the constitution and procedures of the committee. Other members of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment, Mrs.Pushpalata Mishra and Mrs.Bharati Pandey also interacted with students. Mr.Amit Trivedi conducted the session for the boys and apprised them about general expectations as well as do’s and don’ts. He also explained the functioning of the committee and introduced all the members of the committee.

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Session on Career Options in Commerce

August 18, 2017

Mr. Kushagra Jain, C.A. conducted a session on various career options and opportunities in Commerce stream for the students of classes X to XII. The queries related to different subjects in Commerce were dealt at length by the resource person.

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Social Science Guest Lecture on ‘Formation of Rocks’

July 21, 2017

Ms.Sakshi Maheswari was invited as a guest speaker on July 21, 2017 to explain the process of formation of rocks to the students of classes VII D and VII F. The resource person showed samples of different types of rocks and dealt in depth on the structure of rocks, identification of rocks and rock cycle. The session helped the students to gain insight into the interior of earth along with the information on mining industry.

Social Science Guest Lecture on ‘Formation of Rocks’

Students Witness Live Surgery at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre

July 11, 2017

To acquaint the students with the advancement in Medical Science, 32 students of class XI and XII witnessed a live demonstration of Gall bladder surgery by Laparoscopy at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre Auditorium. Dr. Sudhesh and Dr. Chamania enlightened the students about the surgical equipment, procedure and preventive measures to be taken. Dr. Amit and other team members answered the queries of the students. Satyam Sharma of class XII B was awarded third prize for the best question.

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Visit to Eicher Motors, Pithampur Limited

July 8, 2017

To understand the technical aspect of machine and its working, students of class XII (Commerce) along with Mr. Vipin Wagh visited Eicher Motors, Pithampur Limited. Mr. Tarindra Kumar, Production Manager introduced the manufacturing unit and the role of Robots to fix different parts of cabin to make engines and chassis of the vehicle. This visionary initiative benefitted the students to enhance their managerial and analytical skills.

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English Guest Lecture on ‘Good Work gives us Peace of Mind’

July 4 and 11, 2017

As a follow up activity for the chapter ‘How the Cat Became’,Dr.Shirish Shrivastava, Assistant Professor in Govt. Ashtang Ayurveda College, Indore and Ms. Sonal Kusumakar, parents of our school students were invited as guest speakers to address the students of classes VI F and VI B respectively on July 4 and 11, 2017. They enlightened the students with their views on, ‘Necessity to Work.’ It was an interactive session wherein Dr.Shrivastava advised the students to come out of their comfort zone and discover their hidden talent by setting new goals and doing the work with honesty and sincerity. Ms. Kusumakar presented the examples of Gandhiji, Mother Teresa and the like who are still in our hearts due to their good work.

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English Guest Lecture on ‘An Active Lifestyle’

July 1, 2017

Ms. Margaret Roy, a parent of our school student, was invited as a guest speaker in classes VI C and VI E on July 1, 2017. The Joint Director of Nursing Service, Ms. Roy shared her views on the topic ‘Importance of Work’. She made the children aware about the benefits of having an active lifestyle explaining about the relation between happiness and work with the help of a chart. She encouraged the students to prepare a ‘To Do….’ list to help them remember all the work they are supposed to do.

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English Guest Lecture on ‘Work is Worship’

June 30, 2017

Ms. Sreeja Nair, a parent was invited as the guest speaker in class VI D on June 30, 2017. She explained the importance of work with different examples. The session made the students realize that work is worship.

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English Guest Lecture on ‘Benefits of Being Busy’

June 30, 2017

Ms. Zehra Kanchwala, a grandmother of our school student was the guest speaker in class VI E on June 30, 2017. She is a social worker and gave a very motivational speech by telling the importance as well as the benefits of ‘being busy’ as ‘an idle mind is a devil’s workshop’.

English Guest Lecture on ‘Benefits of Being Busy’

Visit to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

June 24, 2017

Students of class XII-E (Commerce) along with Ms. Sumit Bhatia, Faculty, Commerce Department visited BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd Pithampur) plant to gain first-hand experience on different functions of Management. Mr. Sankalp (Operational Manager) briefed the students about the history of Bharat Petroleum, LPG, types of business units and safety measures for the usage of LPG cylinders at home. Mr. Lakhan Sahu and Mr. Dinesh Gehlot accompanied the students for a plant visit where they witnessed the filling of LPG, storage, compression and packing of cylinders. An interactive session was also conducted where the questions of the budding entrepreneurs were awarded.

English Guest Lecture on ‘School Memories’

June 19, 2017

Mr. Kunal Mishra, Himalayan Wood Badge Scouter was invited as a guest speaker for an interactive session with the students of class VII G on the unit based on ‘school stories’on June 19, 2017. He shared his childhood experience with the students citing that we feel very happy when we recall the old memories of school life. Students learn discipline, cooperation and tolerance through various school activities.

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English Guest Lecture on ‘School – The Golden Frame of Life’

June 17, 2017

To know more about the classroom scenario three generations back, Mr. Suresh Awasthi, a grandparent of our school student was invited as a guest speaker in class VII B on June 17, 2017. He shared his school days’ memories and brought to light the striking difference in the education system which he had witnessed. Having worked for 32 years as a Maths teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya, he gave practical tips to remember the Maths formulae and the tables. Adding a humorous touch in his session, he admitted that the most difficult time in this profession is handling mothers in a PTM. He ended his session with an inspiring thought that ‘A teacher’s efforts are best earned when years later his students credit their success in his name.’

English Guest Lecture on ‘School – The Golden Frame of Life’

English Guest Lecture on‘School – A Second Home’

June 17, 2017

Ms. Ritika Bhawnani, a parent of our school student, was invited as a guest speaker to have an interactive session with the students of class VII F on June 17, 2017. She encouraged the students to love their school and teachers as school is their second home and teacher is their second mother. She recollected the wonderful memories of her school days and motivated the children to excel in whatever they do and make their teachers and parents feel proud.

English Guest Lecture on ‘School – A Second Home’

Social Science Guest Lecture on Wholesale Market

March 4, 2017

Mr. Dheeraj Gunani, a wholesaler of pharmaceutical company and grandfather of Jhanvi Gunani of class VII addressed the students of class VII A and VII D on March 4, 2017 to make them understand the concept of wholesale and retail market. He shared his 27 years of experience in the wholesale market with the students and clarified the queries of the students related to types of taxes, penalties and the precautions to be taken while purchasing medicines.

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Session on ‘Save Water’

February 28, 2017

An enlightening session on ‘Save Water’ was conducted by Mr.Sudhindra Mohan Sharma, Assistant Governor, Rotary Club (Sankalp) in collaboration with Inner Wheel Club Uptown on February 28, 2017. Mr. Sharmsconducted activities to make students realize the worth of water and also informed about the effects of water crisis around the globe. The interactive session benefitted and equipped everyone with various ways to combat the scarcity of water.

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Visit to Raja Ramanna Institute of Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT)

February 25, 2017

On the occasion of National Science Day, 12 students of class X accompanied with Mr. Vinay Sharma of the Science Department visited Raja Ramanna Institute of Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) on February 25, 2017 to witness the scientific and technical exhibits. There were exhibits related to technologies of Accelerators, Lasers, Cryogenics, Superconductivity, Magnets, and demonstration of Fire & Safety aspects displaying the concepts of basic sciences.

SAT Session For Parents and Students of Classes IX, X and XI by Ms. Lisa Jain, Country Representative – India College Board

January 16, 2017

An informative session on ‘SAT exam for admission to the US universities’ was conducted for the parents and students by the College Board organisation on January 16, 2017 in our school. The resource person Ms. Lisa Jain, Country Representative – India, College Board briefed everyone about the mission driven non-profit College Board organisation engaged in conducting exams for the US universities. SAT is regarded as one of the critical parts of the US College application and focuses on skill based assessment rather than curriculum based. Ms. Jain elaborately explained the procedure and exam format, mode of application, SAT suite of assessment and advised students to take PSAT for diagnostic assessment. The benefits of taking SAT, useful predictors and testing windows were also dealt in-depth by the speaker. Focusing on the need to take the three dimensional essay based on reading, writing and analysis, the resource person also discussed the details regarding scores, sub scores and score delivery followed by SAT subject tests conducted by few universities. She also apprised everyone about curriculum based Advanced Placement Programme offered to high school students to strengthen college application, credits and academic aspect.

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Science Guest Lecture on Effects of Microorganisms

January 27, 2017

Dr.Dhananjay Sadashiv Chitnis, Head of Microbiology and Immunology Department, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre briefed students of class VIII about the benefits as well as the harmful effects of microorganisms. He alsoelaborated the causes and preventive measures of various infectious diseases.

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Maths Guest Lecture on Taxation

January 17, 2017

Mr. Shreyash Jain,a guest speaker was invited on January 17, 2017 to apprise students of class VIII about the topic ‘Taxation’. Mr. Jain dealt elaborately on the need of tax and the calculation of different types of taxes.

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Hindi Guest Lecture on Women Empowerment

January 9, 2017

To apprise and inspire students of class VIII on women empowerment, Ms. Kiran Sharma, Inspector, Finger Print Expert was invited on January 9, 2017. The questions pertaining to women empowerment and police department asked by the students were answered by the speaker comfortably.

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Interactive Session of Class XI Students with Kabir Gawlani, a Trans Male

January 6, 2017

To sensitize class 11 students towards the problems of the transgender community and to create a conducive environment for them to live with dignity in the society, an interactive session was held in the school on January 6, 2017. Kabir Gawlani, a transsexual narrated his journey, being born as a female and changed to a male involving struggles and challenges faced in the society. He also clarified the queries of the students related to his changed life. Believing in ‘Smile is the only response for the negative comments’ and ‘Just be with yourself’, Kabir wishes to aware people and help others like him to face challenges as he believes ‘life is beautiful’.Ms Archana Somashekar, Producer & Faculty, Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC), DAVV, Indoremade the students realize that we need to accept everyone unconditionally irrespective of their gender or sexuality. She also mentioned about the supportive community ‘Sparsh’ to help the people who desire for sexual orientation.

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Hindi Guest Lecture on Blood and Our Body

January 3, 2017

To satisfy the curious minds about the components of blood, anaemia, collection of blood in
blood bank and blood donation, Dr.Hema Vyas, HOD, Pathology Department, Cloth Market
Hospital was invited to apprise the students of class VII A and VII D about ‘Blood and our Body’.
Dr. Vyas also clarified the myths about blood donation and encouraged students for blood
donation.

Hindi Guest Lecture on Blood and Our Body

Girl Icon Fellowship Workshop

December 17, 2016

Chelsea Sawlani and Purva Bhardwaj of class XI attended a five day workshop organized by Anhad Pravah and Milaan Foundation, the U.S. at the Daly College from December 14 to 17, 2016 pertaining to ‘Girl Icon Fellowship Programme’. The workshop was to bring together 50 girls selected across remote areas of Madhya Pradesh who through their grit and determination had fought against all odds for their rights. Chelsea and Purva were the volunteers during the workshop and helped in conducting various activities as well as decorating the exhibition hall for the felicitation ceremony. December 17, 2016 marked the felicitation ceremony of the girl icons bringing forth their stories of invincible power and unbreakable determination.

English Guest Lecture on ‘Save Earth, Save Nature’

November 24, 2016

Mr. Ajit Kelkar, a specialist in organic farming (a parent of our school student) was invited as a guest speaker to conduct an interactive session with the students of classes VI B and VI C on ‘Save Earth, Save Nature’ on November 24, 2016. Through a power point presentation, he enlightened the students on the need and importance of trees. The session was planned to reinforce the learning from the lesson ‘Nature’s Bounty’. He gave the message that trees are the wealth of our country and it’s our duty to protect and conserve them.

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Hindi Guest Lecture on ‘Those Who Can See, Don’t See’

November 24, 2016

Mr. Sudhir Awase, a visually challenged guest speaker was invited on November 24, 2016 to address the students of class VI on the lesson ‘Those Who Can See, Don’t See’ by Helen Keller. The speaker shared his struggles from his efforts to target and motivated students to move ahead in life with courage, self-confidence and determination by overcoming all the obstacles. His handicap and uneducated family background did not deter him from achieving his aim as he is presently working in Punjab National Bank inspiring others like him to move ahead in life with optimism.

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Commerce Guest Lecture on ‘Stock Market – An Overview’

November 17, 2016

Mr. Arpit Patodi, an equity analyst and Mr. Suyash Bakliwal, a sub-broker at Arihant capital market limited, Indore were invited as guest speakers on November 17, 2016 to explain the topic ‘Stock Market- An Overview’ to the students of class XII (Commerce Stream). Students were shown live trading procedure of the stock market i.e. NSE & BSE along with the explanation of stock market terms. Quoting examples from the daily routine, the experts elaborately dealt with the live buying and selling of shares in different stock exchanges. The interactive session benefitted the students in the preparation of Business Studies project.

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Maths Guest Lecture on Mathematical Relation

November 17, 2016

A renowned dermatologist Mr. Narendra Gokhale was invited as a guest speaker on November 17, 2016 for the students of class IX to explain mathematical relation between exercise and healthy skin. Through the comparison of bar graph, he guided students to take care of health and hygiene and satisfied the queries of the students.

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Interactive Session with the Nutritionist

October 18, 2016

On October 18, 2016 students of classes VI and VII had an interactive session with Dr. Pratibha Sharma, honorary Dietician at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre. In her session, Dr. Sharma made the children aware about the ill effects of food items like junk food and soft drinks which they love to consume. The speaker emphasized that the children need to include adequate nutrients in their diet for good health. The informative and interactive session proved fruitful as the students were able to get answers of their queries as well as an idea about an ideal diet which they should intake to stay healthy and energetic.

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Cyber Awareness Session

June 22, 2016

To apprise and make class X students aware about the effects of cyber bullying which affects them emotionally and psychologically, an interactive session was conducted by Mr. Vinay Prakash Paul, Additional SP Crime, Indore and Ms. Shradha Yadav, Sub Inspector, Crime Branch, Indore on June 22, 2016 in the school. The first session was taken by Ms. Sharadha Yadav wherein she briefed about the types of cyber-crimes and the safety tips to be followed while using social networking sites. In the second session, Mr. Vinay Prakash Paul enumerated remedies to deal with the effects of cyber bullying and guided students to follow certain precautions to be safe in the virtual world. He stressed on the need of communication with parents, proactive involvement and monitoring by parents to reduce the effects of cyber bullying. He also gave few examples to make the students aware about the technical tools used by the police department to control cyber-crime.

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Awareness Generation Camp On Child Rights And Protection Of School Children

November 15, 2016

One day awareness camp on Child Rights and Child Education was organised on November 15, 2016 for students of classes XI and XII by Public Cooperation and Child Development at NIPCCD, Regional Centre, Indore. Mrs. Pallavi Sukhtankar, Chairperson of Committee Against Sexual Harassment And Abuse, Choithram School and Mr. Vipin Wagh, HOD Commerce Department along with 50 students of the school attended the awareness camp.

In the beginning of the programme Mr. Anil Babu, Director, NIPCCD and Mrs. Pallavi Sukhtankar addressed the gathering. Mr. Anil Babu asked students to think dynamically. He emphasized on divergent thinking and problem solving skills. Mrs. Pallavi Sukhtankar enlightened students on what are rights and how the students can add value to the society by using them judiciously.Mr. Rajesh Mishra started his session with the problems of children and their expectations on child rights. Each participant gave the feedback which will be included in the reports prepared by NIPCCD.

Mr. P.J.Philips, Asst. Director, NIPCCD addressed the students on Issues and National Initiatives taken by government to protect Children. He also explained various articles included in laws.Mr. Nilesh Shinde, faculty NIPCCD, enlightened the gathering on the emerging challenges in childhood. He emphasized that while exercising our rights we should also take care of others’ rights.Ms. Sonali Kumari explained about various threats through a short movie. She also made students aware about child help line and its functioning.The workshop broadly covered the issues related to well-being of children and provided factual information of the knowledge and understanding of child rights and rescue management system.The motto of the workshop was to develop awareness about the Child Rights and steps taken by government for their protection.

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Promoting Value Education Through Guest Lecture

October 24, 2016

Value Education is rooted in Indian philosophy and culture and ingrained in every tradition of Indian culture. In the present context somewhere we are moving away from our roots, thus there is a need to retrieve them back. In this regard a guest lecture was arranged at Choithram School, Manik Bagh on October 24, 2016 where honourable Chaitanya Dasa and Mohan Menon from ISKCON, Mumbai addressed the gathering and shared their views in the morning assembly on the need and ways to inculcate values and impressed the gathering with their precious thoughts. Through their effective oratory skills and meaningful stories they made the students understand the importance of two ‘Cs’ in life viz. developing competency and building a strong character. With these two elements in their personality, students can definitely excel as human beings.

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English Guest Lecture on Army Life

October 20, 2016

It was an inspiring session for the students of class IX when they listened and interacted with Colonel Nikhil Diwanji, an ex Choithramian who was invited as a guest speaker on October 20, 2016. He narrated his experiences of army life including the challenges he had faced during his training session and shared his learning from Major Thapa during a war when Mrs. Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister. It was a follow up activity based on the lesson ‘The Man Who Knew too Much’ from Literature Reader. He praised the positive qualities of the central character and made the students realize the importance of knowledge and hard work in their life. He inspired them to inculcate the same in their life and also gave the ill effects of outshining oneself in front of others.

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Guest Lecture in English Pertaining to Role of a Mother in One’s Life

October 14, 2016

Ms. Anita Joshi, Vice Principal, Alpine Public School was invited as a guest speaker to address the students of classes XI B and XI E on October 14, 2016. The session was planned to make the students realize the apparently nominal but actually vital role of a mother in one’s life. The topic was based on the play ‘Mother’s Day’ from Snapshots. Ms Anita cited examples from History and told the students how Jijabai was instrumental in shaping the character of Shivaji. She interacted with the students asking them what they do for their mother. The students also shared the qualities of their mother that impressed them the most. Ms Anita also gave the examples of great women personalities who reached the pinnacle overcoming all obstacles. She encouraged the students to always show respect, care and gratitude for their mother as her role would always remain unparalleled.

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Social Science Guest Lecture on Constitutional Design

September 7, 2016

Ms Sheetal Sharma, Advocate, High Court was invited as a guest speaker on September 7, 2016. Ms Sharma briefed the students of classes IX B and IX C on the chapter ‘Constitutional Design’ and dealt in detail with the Constitution of India emphasizing on various articles, amendments and schedules followed by the drafting of the constitution. She elaborately explained the preamble of the constitution which makes India sovereign, socialistic and democratic republic. Students clarified their queries pertaining to the chapter.

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Session for Class VI Students on How to Prepare for Summative Assessment

August 30 & 31, 2016

A session on how to prepare for Summative Examination was conducted by Ms. Pallavi Sukhtankar, CCE Coordinator and Ms. Surbhi Shastri, School Counsellor for class VI students on August 30 & 31, 2016. Ms. Pallavi Sukhtankar, explained in detail about distribution of syllabus and how to analyse blue prints for various subjects. She also apprised students about formalities of answer sheets, how to read the question paper, internal and over all choices, bell timings and the overall procedure of summative assessment. Students were shown last year’s question papers. The students clarified their doubts and queries. Ms. Surbhi Shastri briefed the students about how to deal with stress, various learning styles and different techniques to cope up with exam fear.

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Science Guest Lecture on Importance of Balanced Diet

August 24, 2016

To know the importance of balanced diet for proper growth and development and to fulfill our energy requirement, a guest speaker was invited on August 24, 2016. The speaker Ms.IndubalaChoudhary, Consulting Dietician, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, ManikBagh, Indore apprised students about the habit of craving which leads to nutritional deficiency and hinders physical and mental development. She emphasized on including adequate nutrients in one’s diet for good health.

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Hindi Guest Lecture to Arouse the Spirit of Patriotism

August 11, 2016

Ms. Anjana Tiwari (ASP) was invited as a guest speaker on August 11, 2016 in class VI to kindle the spirit of reverence towards the freedom fighters, based on the lesson ‘Queen of Jhansi.’ To arouse the spirit of patriotism in the students, she briefed the students about paramilitary forces of the country: Naval force, Army, Air force,BSF, CBI, CID and also talked about the methods of self-defence. She also satisfied the curiosity of the students related to the lesson.

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Hindi Guest Lecture on Sharing Childhood Experiences

August 5, 2016

Ms. Sharda Maheshwari, a grandparent of class VI students was invited as a guest speaker on August 5, 2016 in class VI to share her experiences based on the lesson ‘Childhood.’ She discussed the past and present system of working comparatively and explained the advantages and disadvantages stressing on the priority of moral values in life.

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Science Guest Lecture on Waste Management

August 2, 2016

A guest lecture was organized on August 2, 2016 on Waste Management PBL (Problem Based Learning) for the students of class VI. The resource person, Ms. Namrata Jain, Faculty, Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management, Indore dealt with the different types of wastes with special reference to e-waste or electronic waste and provided valuable information on various heavy metals present in these wastes along with their disposal.

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Hindi Guest Lecture on Sharing Experiences of Mountain Climbing

August 2, 2016

Mr.Kunal Mishra of Scouts and Guides was invited as a guest speaker on August 2, 2016 in class IXto provide insight about mountains, based on the lesson ‘Everest-My Peak Travel.’ He shared his experiences of mountain climbing and guided students to contribute wholeheartedly for any work and also mentioned the necessity of struggle, determination and courage to achieve success. The speaker also satisfied the queries of the students.

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University Professors from US Universities Apprise Students About Various Career Options in US

July 26, 2016

To explore the diverse opportunities in career and education, a session on ‘Studying in the USA’ was conducted by Mr. Ganesh Kohli, Director KIC UnivAssist on July 26, 2015 for the students of classes XI and XII. Through a presentation based on the US education ethos of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity, he explained the contribution of American universities and colleges in producing technical experts and Nobel laureates.

In the subsequent session, delegates from nine US universities as part of the KIC UnivAssist 2016 Fall American University Tour introduced the locations, fast facts and application requirements of their institutions. Students interacted with the delegates of these institutions based on their areas of study and interest. The delegates were from Hillsborough Community College, New York Film Academy, Ohio University, Savannah College of Art and Design, SUNY Plattsburgh, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, University of California, Irvine, University of Oklahoma and Washington & Jefferson College. The session benefitted the students in understanding and developing the better education plan for their future.

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English Guest Lecture on Sharing Experiences of School Days

July 15, 2016

Ms. Dipti Dhawale, Ex Professor, IMS and a parent of our school student was invited as a guest speaker to have an interactive session with the students of class VII C on July 15, 2016. She shared many interesting experiences of her school days. Ms.Dhawale revealed how she, as a student played pranks in the class, how strict the teachers were and what kind of punishments were given to them. She also showed the photographs of her school days and asked the students to locate her in the group photograph. She motivated the students to read more books and ask questions to keep the flame of curiosity alive.

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Session on ‘Journey From Struggle to Success’

July 22, 2016

In class VI, in the lesson ‘Childhood’, the author has treasured his happy childhood memories. She has acquainted us about the changes taking place due to time and guided the importance of keeping positive attitude towards life. To share such memoirs, Mr. Thakurdas Lakhani, a businessman was invited as a guest speaker to address the students of class VI on July 22, 2016. The guest narrated his journey of struggle from childhood to a successful businessman and directed the children to focus on their target to achieve success. The curiosity of the students was satisfied by the guest in the interactive session.

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The Good Old School Days…!!!

July 8 and 15, 2016

As a follow up activity for the poem ‘The Flower School’, Mr. Samar Bahadur Singh Kaushik, Retd. General Manager, Kalyan Mill, and Ms. Puja Dembla, from Infotech Co., Indore, a grandparent and parent of our school students were invited as guest speakers to address the students of classes VII A and VII D respectively. They shared the memories of their school life and narrated their childhood stories. It was an interactive session which the children thoroughly enjoyed. Mr. Kaushik advised the students to maintain a balance between studies and fun and told them to be punctual and attentive. Ms. Dembla discussed with the students what they liked and disliked about the school and gave many tips for a meaningful student life. It was a learning experience and a pleasure as well for the students to listen to them.

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Visit to LPG Bottling Plant

April 26, 2016

To observe and analyse the functions and applications of Management principles, students of class XII E accompanied by Ms.Sumit Bhatia, Commerce faculty visited Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Pithampur, Indore on April 26, 2016. Mr. Shiv, Manager, Operations and his colleague Mr.Afaq briefed the students about the history of Bharat Petroleum, LPG and Types of business units.

Mr.Afaq accompanied the students for a plant visit to show the filling of LPG, its storage and compression. He also explained the process of checking the cylinders along with the safety measures to be followed. The industrial exposure brought fore the budding entrepreneurs when the quiz was conducted for the students by Mr. Ravi. M.P Head. As a token of appreciation, prizes were given to the winners of the quiz. The visit was the momentous beginning for the students as it facilitated learning and sharpening managerial skills to meet the challenges of the future world.

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Workshop on POCSO (Prevention of Children Against Sexual Offence) Act 2012

April 25, 2016

Awareness session for students of class XII was organized by Committee Against Sexual Harassment in which Ms. Pallavi Sukhtankar, Chairperson of the Committee elucidated the working of the Committee and POCSO ACT 2012. The session began with steps taken by Choithram School to stop sexual harassment and abuse. Composition and working of Committee Against Sexual Harassment was discussed in detail with the students.

The workshop provided factual information of the alarming situation of girl child in the country and various factors responsible for the same. It provided knowledge of POCSO Act 2012 and the measures taken by government to prevent sexual offences against children. Role of SJPU/Police and CWC (Child Welfare Committee)/ special courts under POCSO Act was also discussed. This workshop also helped the students gain understanding about the punishment meted out to persons who are directly or indirectly involved in such acts or support the same. Ms. Pushpalata Mishra and Ms. Bharti Pandey, members of the Committee spoke about general expectations from students.

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Visit To VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd.

April 23, 2016

Students of class XII F (Commerce stream) accompanied by Mr. Vipin Wagh, HOD Commerce Department visited VE COMMERCIAL VEHICLES LTD.(A Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Joint Ventures), Pithampur on April 23, 2016. Students were taken to the visit of Truck manufacturing unit by Mr. Rahul Naidu, Plant Incharge. He began with the explanation of the lay out of the plant followed by the technical aspect of manufacturing of trucks, production target chart, quality control, time allotment for each station and automatic machines. Students were also informed about the importance of skilled, semi-skilled and fresher workforce.

In production plant students observed the assemblage of different parts of the trucks into a single unit and learnt about time study, motion study, fatigue study and method study given by Taylor. They practically experienced the fourteen principles of Fayol and learnt that technology increases the production and efficiency of the organization. This practical learning experience enriched and engaged students to meet challenges in future.

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Students Visit RRCAT On The Occasion of National Science Day

February 27, 2016

12 students of class X visited Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) on February 27, 2016 on the occasion of National Science Day. Students viewed a number of scientific exhibits related to technologies of Accelerators, Lasers, Cryogenics, Superconductivity, Magnets, and demonstration of Fire & Safety aspects set up at 16 different laboratories.

8 Students Visit RRCAT on The Occasion of National Science Day

Awareness About Symptoms Of Common Diseases And Their Preventive Measures

February 23, 2016

To create awareness on the signs and symptoms of common diseases and their preventive measures, a guest lecture was organized for the students of class IX on February 23, 2016. The resource person Dr. Sonam Goyal, M.D. explained in depth various common diseases, physiological and psychological changes taking place at puberty and sexually transmitted diseases. To motivate students, Dr.Goyal also shared her success journey and suggested a strategy to balance school and competitive exams.

Awareness About Symptoms Of Common Diseases And Their Preventive Measures

Awareness about Traffic and Civic Sense

February 6, 2016

Ms. Kiran Sharma, Inspector and Finger Print Expert briefed class VIII students about the role of police in maintaining law and order on February 6, 2016. She apprised the students about FIR, crime branch and different police ranks. She made the students aware of traffic and civic sense, importance of helmet and stressed on the need to be a responsible citizen.

Awareness about Traffic and Civic Sense

Session on ‘Spark of Light – Our Defence Service’

February 4, 2016

An interactive session on ‘Spark of Light – Our Defence Service’ was taken by Col. Nikhil Diwanji for class IX students on February 4, 2016. The speaker briefed about the different organizations of the defence forces, the five basic principles of disaster management and the responsibilities of a soldier. Various queries of the students related to defence services were clarified.

Session on ‘Spark of Light - Our Defence Service.

Session on ‘Chemical Effects of Electric Current’

February 3, 2016

To enhance the scientific temperament among students, a guest lecture was organized for the students of class VIII on ‘Chemical Effects of Electric Current’ on February 3, 2016. The resource person Dr. Mona Gehlot demonstrated the electroplating experiments along with the concept of electro refining for purifying an impure metal.

Session on ‘Chemical Effects of Electric Current’

Awareness on Eye Diseases And Their Prevention

January 28, 2016

To spread awareness on eye diseases and their prevention, Dr. Ashutosh Agrawal, an ophthalmologist and an alumnus of the school took a session about the anatomy of human eye on January 28, 2016 for the students of class X. He also dealt at length on the major causes of blindness like cataract, glaucoma and the need of spectacles informing the students about the statistics of blindness in India. The cause and cure of common diseases like myopia and hypermetropia were also discussed along with the Computer Vision Syndrome common in the youngsters. He advised the youngsters to follow the 20-20-20 rule to avoid eye problems and clarified the doubts of the students.

Awareness on Eye Diseases And Their Prevention

Awareness about Legal Profession

January 21,2016

Mr. Bahul Shastri, Advocate, Bar Council of Delhi, was invited as a guest speaker on January 21, 2016 to have an interactive session with the students of class XI (Legal Studies). He made the students realize that Legal Profession is one of the growing and lucrative professions in India. He also briefed them about the upcoming avenues in this field where one can be immensely successful like Cyber Laws, Intellectual Property Laws, Immigration Laws, Environmental Laws and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Awareness about Legal Profession

Regional Young Leadership Summit

January 16 & 17, 2016

Ms. Pallavi Sukhtankar, School CCE Co-ordinator and Ms.SurabhiShashtri, School Counsellor along with four students of class X attended The Regional Young Leadership Summit at Delhi Public School, Sagar on January 16 and 17, 2016. The Summit conducted by profound educationists Ms. Kala Mohan and Ms. Mansa Pandey witnessed participation of 13 schools all over the country.

On day one, in the first session Ms. Kala Mohan dealt with the adolescent problems and the associated issues pertaining to the social and the personal life of adolescents. The second session on ‘Adolescents’ Parliament’ focused on child development issues and concern followed by various activity based competitions like Elocution, Jingles, Song etc.in which students candidly voiced their views.

On day two, the first session was based on the theme ‘Gender Equality and School Well-being’ in which the students made posters and slogans to sensitize people about gender based disparities as well as showcased an exhibition on co-scholastic activities carried out at the school level. In an interactive session with the students Ms. Kala Mohan focused on the importance and need of skill based education. The second session was conducted by Ms. Mansa Pande for the teachers on the topic ‘Need to Understand Children’ in which various issues like teacher, student and parent relationships, students’ low performance, reasons and remedies were discussed.

The school team comprising of Sowmya Sukhtankar and Parv Birla bagged first position in Co- Scholastic Exhibition. Anjuli Birla, TanayJohari and Sowmya Sukhtankar teamed up to grab the second position in Jingle Making Competiton while Anjuli Birla stood second in poster and slogan making competition.

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Session on Basic Structure of Indian Government

January 16, 2016

To know the basic structure of government in India, Mr. Pushyamitra Bhargav, Deputy Advocate General, High Court, M.P. was invited as a guest speaker for the students of class IX on January 16, 2016. He briefed about the pillar that lays the foundation of the Indian Constitution, the preamble that justifies every action of government and the various provisions made by the government for the welfare of the citizens.

Session on Basic Structure of Indian Government

Apprising Students about Taxation System of India

January 6, 2016

To familiarize the students with an overview of major types of taxes like income tax, sales tax, VAT, service tax and excise duty Mr. Aditya Mehta, an expert in the financial market conducted a session on the basics of the taxation system of India for the students of class VIII on January 6, 2016. Mr. Mehta quoted live and simple examples from the real life related to taxes and explained them with stories. The students also gained information about the reasons for various taxes being levied and their uses and allocation along with the importance of budget.

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Session on Psychological And Behavioural Issues In Adolescents

December 30, 2016

Ms.Alpana Awasthi, Counsellor, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre dealt at length the various psychological and behavioural issues in adolescents while interacting with students of class VII. With the help of power point presentation she briefed the measures to be taken to deal with the stress and changes in adolescent life.

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‘Every Drop Counts’

December 22, 2015

To understand the importance of water and know how to conserve water, class VII students attended a guest lecture on ‘Rain Water Harvesting’ on December 22, 2015. Mr.PankajSoni, Pharmacist and a nature lover was invited as the guest speaker. Through a power point presentation, he suggested that everyone must do their bit for the betterment of Mother Earth. He satisfied the queries of the students also.

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Social Science – Kindling Interest In Financial Aspects

November 27, 2015

To make subjects in the curriculum interesting, a guest lecture was organized for the students of class X G on November 27, 2015. Mr.Lokesh Totlani, an experienced banker of HDFC Bank shared the important facts related to practical application and the theoretical concepts of Money and Credit. He threw light on the numerous facets of contemporary economics and its important role in the life of a common man. Students learnt the fundamentals of the banking procedures to strengthen their foundation in financial subject. He also clarified various queries of the students.

Social Science- Kindling interest in financial matters

Sessions on Blood and Our Body

November 5, 2015

Pathologists Dr. Hema Vyas, Pathologist, Cloth Market Hospital, Dr. Nemichand Mittal and Dr. Rekha Mittal of J. K. Cement, Udaipur took sessions on the topic ‘Blood and Our Body’ for students of class VII on November 5, 2015.The experts elaborately explained the constituents of Blood and blood groups, importance of blood donation along with the process of preserving blood in blood banks. Various queries related to the topic were also discussed by the experts.

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Regional Symposium on Higher Education

October 29, 2015

To provide students with the authentic career information and available opportunities, a Regional Symposium on Higher Education was organised jointly by Institute of Counsellor Training Research and Consultancy and The Emerald Heights International School on October 29, 2015 at The Emerald Heights International School.

Twenty six students of class XII attended the interactive sessions accompanied by Ms. Surabhi Shastri, Counsellor (C2L2) department. The resource person Dr. V.S. Ravi chandran, ICTRC briefed about the importance of guidance and counselling for the right choice in career. He cited various incidents from his life to motivate the students and dealt at length with the emerging trends in career options, personal attributes and various employment opportunities. In the second session, the speaker enlightened the teachers on the topic, ‘Teacher as a Counsellor.’ The session focused on the fundamentals, skills and aptitudes of Counselling as well as the ethical issues. In the concluding session, an interactive session on the topic ‘Academic vs Competitive Exams- the balancing act’ was held in which the eminent career Counsellor clarified the queries and doubts pertaining to the career options. The workshop was highly enriching for the students as it equipped them with the knowledge of the latest courses and opportunities.

Regional Symposium on Higher Education

Visit to Bharat Petroleum (LPG Bottling Plant, Pithampur)

October 3, 205

To provide an insight into the internal working of companies, an industrial visit was arranged for the students of class XII Commerce to the bottling plant of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd,Pithampur.The students visited the LPG companyin two batches – on September 23, 2015 accompanied by Ms.NeerjaDeshpande and Mr.DevendraRaghuvanshi and on October 3, 2015 accompanied by Mr. Vipin Wagh and Ms. Sumit Bhatia.

At the outset, Mr Mohammed of BPCL introduced the second largest LPG Company of India-BPCL in terms of market share, seven Strategic Business Units (SBU), organisation chart, products and new plans of entry into FMCG sector. With the help of a power point presentation, Mr C.V. Ravi Kumar (Plant Head) explained the working of fire fighting system and fire fighting devices. He also listed the safety measures to be taken to reduce the chances of fire accidents while using LPG cylinder. Mr. Mohammed and Mr.Raunak Roy of BPCL accompanied the students to witness the three sectors of bottling plant-Fire fighting Section, Storage, Collection, Refilling section and Distribution Section. In the storage unit, LPG is stored in capsule tank and pyramid tank and the plant capacity of refilling of cylinders is 12,500 units per day. In the bottling unit, students witnessed the processing of cylinders through various stages where the product, quality and safety was monitored by a team of experts.

In the concluding session, the Plant In-charge informed about the management aspect of the plant, matters related to workers, leadership, division of labour etc. followed by clarifying doubts and queries of the students. In the interactive session, students were awarded for their best questions. This visit made students understand that theoretical knowledge along with the practical perspective is a must for making a good professional career.

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Session on Stock Market

September 26, 2015

Mr. Sandeep Sisodiya, a professional expert in stock market trade made the students of classes XI and XII familiar with the share market fluctuations, stock market and various policies in business and trade on September 26, 2015. He briefed the students with the basics of the stock market and how to obtain online information about share value and historical data of a specific company. He also guided students how to prepare investment portfolio of ten companies.

Session on Stock Market

Session on ‘Movies – The Mirror of the Society’

September 24, 2015

A notable dramatist, actor and poet Mr. MayankKulshrestha was invited on September 24, 2015 as a resource person for the students of class X. His expressive style and lively discussion on ‘Movies – The Mirror of the Society’ engaged the students. He also focused on various gestures, nine emotions (navrasas) and qualities of a good actor along with the importance of healthy and value based entertainment. The session enabled the students to clarify their doubts related to various acting skills.

Session on ‘Movies - The Mirror of the Society’

Session with Eminent English Author

September 23, 2015

Mr. Prashant Pinge, eminent author of children’s fiction had an interactive session with class VI students on September 23, 2015. Mr. Pingetalked about his recently published book ‘Adventure on Wheels’and briefed the students about the core components of writing which are a good plot, excellent characters and command over language besides the essential qualities – passion, perseverance and patience.

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Apprising Facets of Agriculture

September 22, 2015

Students of class X were apprised about numerous facets of agriculture and its importance on the economy of the nation by Mr Manoj Kulshrestha, an agriculturist on September 22, 2015. He elucidated facts, findings and recent researches done in the field of agriculture and satisfied the queries of the students.

Apprising Facets of Agriculture

Oh my Friend Ganesha! – Story Narration by Parents

September 21, 2015

On September 21, 2015, parents of students from class IV B, Mr. Alpesh Amarwani and Mrs. Rashmi Satwaskar were invited to narrate stories related to lord Ganesha. They shared how a small rat Mushakraj became lord Ganesha’sVaahan. They also shared many other mythological stories and explained children about their meaning and relevance in today’s scenario. Parents of class I also narrated stories of Lord Ganesha’s birth and how Lord Ganesha got head of an elephant to class I children. They also shared valuable moral information about the importance of big ears, trunk and four hands of Lord Ganesha.

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Session on Oral Hygiene

September 19, 2015

Dr. Sanjiv Solanki, Director of Marm Clinic, Indore and Dr. Punita Porwal conducted session for class VII students on September 19, 2015 to create awareness about the maintenance of oral hygiene. The first half of the session dealt with various slides on loss of tooth enamel and tooth decay while the second half displayed various brushing techniques. The guests also interacted with the students and clarified doubts regarding oral hygiene.

Session on Oral Hygiene

Granny’s Treasure

September 7, 2015

On September 7, 2015 Granny Day was celebrated for students of Junior and Senior Montessori. The narration of value based story by the grannies was beautiful and gave the glimpse of their unconditional love and soft corner towards their grandchildren. This special day gave an opportunity to the grandparents to get involved in the school and catch a glimpse of their grandchild’s daily life.

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Sharing About the Experience of Migration

June 24, 2015

Talk on ‘Effects of Migration’ was organized on June 24, 2015 by E.V.S. department. This topic was related to the lesson ‘The Changing Family’ in class V. Mrs. Meenakshi Jindal, a parent was invited to share her experiences on positive and negative effects of migration. She had lived in California, U.S.A. for three years.

Sharing About the Experience of Migration

University Professors from US Universities Apprise Students About Various Career Options in US

July 28, 2015

To explore the diverse opportunities in career and education, a session on ‘Studying in the USA’ was conducted by Mr. Ganesh Kohli, Director KIC UnivAssist on July 28, 2015 for the students of classes XI and XII. Through a presentation based on the US education ethos of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity, he explained the contribution of American universities and colleges in producing technical experts and Nobel laureates. He briefed about the types of institutions and degrees in the US, specialized programmes, financial aid, funding, SAT exam score and planning schedule required for studying abroad.

In the subsequent session, delegates from fifteen US universities as part of the KIC UnivAssist 2015 Fall American University Tour introduced the locations, fast facts and application requirements of their institutions. Students interacted with the delegates of these institutions based on their areas of study and interest. The delegates were from Western Kentucky University, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, University of Michigan-Flint, University Of Colorado Boulder, University of California, Riverside, University Of California, Irvine – Extension,  The University Of Vermont,  Savannah College Of Art And Design,  Saint Louis University,  Old Dominion University,  Ohio University,  Kendall College,  Foothill + De Anza Colleges , Florida International University and Augustana College. The session benefitted the students in understanding and developing the better education plan for their future.

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Visit to Graduate School of Business


July 27, 2015

To gain practical insight into the business world, a workshop on ‘New Approach to Innovations – Breaking the Barriers’ was conducted at Graduate School of Business, Indore on July 27, 2015.

50 students from class XII Commerce and Humanities stream attended the workshop which was structured into two interactive sessions. The resource person was Mr. VikramModi, Global Head of VISA. Rapid advancement in technology is posing the challenges to the business world and these can only be dealt with new innovations in the business field. The expert briefed the procedure of money transfer and informed about the VISA card in the first session.

The second session witnessed the question answer session which covered a wide variety of topics ranging from payment system through VISA, revenue generation, market share of VISA and expansion of business in rural India through VISA. Students’ shared many innovative ideas including transfer of money by voice thereby proving innovation to be the specific tool of the entrepreneur.

Students Witness Live Surgery AtChoithram Hospital & Research Centre

July 18, 2015

To mark 36 glorious years of service to the society, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre (CHRC) organized a live demonstration of ENT Surgery for the students of different schools of Indore on July 18, 2015.

Students of classes XI and XII of the school accompanied by the Biology Faculty Dr. SangeetaThander attended the live demonstration of synovial surgery (ENT) of the patient suffering from Rhinitis. Using the laser technology, the surgeons Dr. Abhik Sikdar, Dr. ShrikantPhatak and Dr. Rishi Khanna successfully removed the calcareous deposition in the nose which hardened into a stone.

About 250 students from different schools of Indore witnessed the live demonstration followed by the question answer session. Dr. Sameer Nivsarkar and Dr. RichaAgarwal satisfied the queries of the students. AkshadBalde of class XII B bagged the first prize for the best question and received the cash prize.

Students Witness Live Surgery AtChoithram Hospital & Research Centre

Workshop at Softvision College

July 9 & 10, 2015

To enrich the conceptual learning and technological innovations in students of Biotechnology, a workshop was organized on ‘Miracles of Genetics’ by Softvision College, GSB Complex, Indore. Students of class XII B attended the workshop accompanied by Ms.Anshu Chopra of Science Dept. With the help of PowerPoint presentation, Professor Ravi Kumar of Softvision College explained the application of DNA -‘a reliable forensic tool’ in medical diagnostics like Criminal investigations, Paternity and forensics. Prof. Kumar also solved queries of the students and motivated them to pursue their career in Genetic Engineering as this branch of Science offers plethora of opportunities to explore numerous fields including research, industry, agriculture and medicine. The workshop helped students to gain practical knowledge to plan the research programme for the future. Prof. Neeraj Desai briefed the students about cell biology.

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Session by Dr. G. C. Bhatia

February 16, 2015

Dr. G. C. Bhatia, MD Chest Physician, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre apprised the students of classes VI to X and teachers about various aspects of ‘swine flu’ and the preventive measures to tackle this disease effectively in the morning assembly on February 16, 2015.

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Session on Cyber Crime Awareness 

February 2, 2015

To create awareness regarding cyber crime, an interactive session was conducted on February 2, 2015 for the students of class X at Choithram School. The experts Mr. Varun Kapoor, IG Police and Mr. Sudeep Goenka, SP Police enlightened the students with their words of wisdom about digital gadgets, cyber crime safety and security measures. Under the programme Sandesh – ‘Black Ribbon Initiative’ Mr. Kapoor began with the explanation of the real world and the virtual world and the ways by which one gets indulged into the imaginary world as a victim. He also explained how, why, what, who of cyber crimes and dealt at length with the use of cyber space which is affecting millions of people today. The presentation on basics of cyber crime focused on exponential growth of technology revealing alarming data every second. In the next session Mr. Sudeep Goenka briefed on data theft, cyber bully, stalking and guided to use internet with precautions using complex password for safety and security.

 

Industrial visit to Sanchi 

January 29, 2015

To impart experiential learning and enhance the entrepreneurial skills, students of E- cell of class XII accompanied by Mr. Vipin Wagh, HOD Commerce and Ms. Apurva Agrawal, Ms. Sumit Bhatia faculty Commerce Department visited Sanchi production unit on January 29, 2015. Sanchi is a cooperative firm operating under the federation of Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Dairy Federation Ltd. Mr. Ashutosh Dighe, Marketing Executive of the plant briefed the students about the establishment, construction, operation and current status of the production unit. Retention is best when the learner is involved and this was seen when the students keenly witnessed the processing of milk in cleansing unit, pasteurization unit and finally into the product branded as ‘Sneha’ (milk powder). This was followed by production and packaging unit of Sanchi milk products. The comparative study of Amul and Sanchi helped students to know economic aspects of productivity and cost in maintaining the quality.

 


Talk By Nutrition Specialist

October 20, 2014

To educate and advise students about healthy food habits along with the nutritional value of food, the Personality club of  the school organized an interactive session on  October 20, 2014 for the students of classes I and II with Dr. Jasmeet Kaur Chhabra, Specialist in Nutrition, focusing on the theme ‘Healthy Food habits’. Through the power point presentation, she highlighted the topic ‘Healthy Food vs Junk Food’ discussing the functions, need of energy giving, body building and protective food along with the strategies for a healthy eating plan.  She stressed on the need to cultivate good food habits by including fibres, fruits and fluids in diet and satisfied the inquisitive minds. The session effectively conveyed the message ‘A nutritious diet is a key to good health.’

Talk by Army Official

October 17, 2014

To inculcate the patriotic essence from the lives of ‘Men in Uniform’ and instill the values of brotherhood and unity, an inspiring session was organized with Col. Ashwini Kumar, CO1, MP Girls Battalion for the students of class II on October 17, 2014. The session commenced with the vibrant brigade of students singing praises to salute the patriots. Col. Kumar introduced himself with the beautiful quote of Abraham Lincoln –‘When you go home, tell them of us and say that we gave our today for your better tomorrow’. He exhorted students to enjoy childhood as it is the spring time of everyone’s life and urged them to participate in games and activities for holistic development. Students felt a surge of pride while interacting with Col. Kumar and vowed to contribute towards building a strong nation.

 

Talk by Town Inspector of Police

October 16, 2014

Town Inspector of Police (Sadar Bazar), Mrs. Preeti Batre made students of classes I and II aware of ‘Duties and Responsibilities of Police’, on October 16, 2014. Mrs. Batre defined the meaning of ‘POLICE’ as: P for Polite, O for Obedient, L for Legal Advisor, I for Intelligent, C for Courageous and E for Efficient. She enquired if the students were scared of police and explained how the police department helps everyone. She narrated an incident about an innocent child who was compelled to steal mobiles and how the planning, alertness and involvement of police helped in solving the case. At the end of the session, the children vowed to help others like the police personnel.

Fireless Cooking Workshop

October 1, 2014

A Fireless Cooking Workshop was held for students of class two on October 1, 2014 wherein parents were requested to display their culinary skills and prepare mouthwatering sweets. The objective was not only to make the kids realize that this activity was interesting and safe but also make them understand that they could also lend a hand and be the proud co-creators of such lip smacking preparations. The parents demonstrated the preparation of some sweets step by step, shared the recipe and distributed the sweets to the children. The parents who were a part of this workshop were Mrs. Garima Agrawal,  Mrs. Abhilasha Jain,  Mrs. Fatema Sabunwala, Dr. Fatima Chahatwala  and Mrs. Raksha Aidasani.

‘Life is not just being alive, but being well’ – Stressed by Resource Person Mrs. Vibhuti Trivedi 

September 17, 2014

An expert in dietetics Mrs. Vibhuti Trivedi, from Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore interacted with class VIII students on September 17, 2014 and gave them tips about the necessity of nutritious diet and the various ways to treat food as nourishment in our daily diet plan. The curious teen brigade raised questions about the nutritional assessment, junk food, milk intake, calorie requirement, need of greens in diet and the list was endless. They also verified their previous knowledge about different foods posing health risks.  The entire hall turned into a soul stirring engagement of inquisitive minds. The expert was impressed with the students’ efforts in analyzing their own nutritional requirements. The queries of the students were satisfied with the emphasis on eating healthy and eating right. As complete abstinence from the junk food is not possible, she suggested to take junk food at weekly or monthly basis for a rare treat and advised to include ample of greens, salads and milk in the diet plan to get sufficient calories as balanced diet is the panacea for all diseases. She guided the students to have proper breakfast. The session ended on a positive note conveying the message, ‘Preservation of health is our duty.’

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 Industrial Visit to Ranbaxy Laboratories, Dewas 

August 23, 2014      

Students of class XII F (Commerce Stream) accompanied by Commerce faculty Ms. Neerja Deshpande and Dr. Pooja Dashmishra visited Ranbaxy Laboratories, Dewas on Saturday, August 23, 2014 to gain practical knowledge about the working of a company. In the interactive session with the personnel of Ranbaxy our budding entrepreneurs asked questions pertaining to capital investment, market share, production of medicines, security measures and co-related them with the principles of management. The students also visited the C block to see the conversion, packaging and procedure of penicillin drugs into tablets and capsules. They donned themselves with the sterilized clothes to avoid contamination. The visit was facilitated learning and sharpened managerial skills of the students to meet the challenges of the future world.

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Visit to Eicher Trucks & Buses Limited, Pithampur

July 26, 2014

Students of class XII E (Commerce Stream) accompanied by Mr. Vipin Wagh, HOD, Commerce Department and  Mrs. Sumit Bhatia of Commerce Department visited Eicher Trucks & Buses Limited, Pithampur on Saturday, July 26, 2014.   The students were taken around the truck manufacturing unit by Production Managers Mr. Gupta and Mr. Dushant and apprised about the technical aspect of manufacturing of trucks. They observed the assembly line, production target chart, quality control, time allotment for each station, automatic machines as well as high security and quality standards of fully automated production plant. They learnt the ways wherein business ideas get shaped practically and how arrangements are made to manufacture a particular product.

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Workshop at Softvision College 

July 25, 2014

To enrich the conceptual learning and technological innovations in students of Biotechnology, a workshop was organized on DNA fingerprinting and Genetic Engineering at Softvision College, GSB Complex, Indore on July 25, 2014. Students of class XII B accompanied by Mrs. Anshu Chopra, Senior faculty member, Biology Department attended the workshop. With the help of Power Point presentation, Professor Ravi Kumar of Softvision College explained the application of DNA -‘a reliable forensic tool’ in medical diagnostics like criminal investigations, paternity and forensics. Prof. Kumar also solved queries of the students and motivated them to pursue their career in Genetic Engineering as this branch of Science offers plethora of opportunities to explore numerous fields including research, industry, agriculture and medicine. The workshop helped students to gain practical knowledge to plan the research programme for the future.

Importance of Values Stressed By Art of Living Resource Person

July 19, 2014

The values we live by are worth more when we pass them on. Value based education plays an important role in the life of a student. Ms. Garima Khandelwal, a follower of Guruji Poojya Sri Sri Ravishankar and an Art of Living teacher emphasized on ‘Importance of Behaviour in a Student’s Life’ in an interactive session with students of classes III, IV and V on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Blessed with childlike enthusiasm, Ms. Garima Khandelwal has enriched many lives. She is a specialist in child and teenage courses as well as conducts parenting workshops pertaining to child psychology. She enlightened the students through a power point presentation which provoked them to develop positive thinking in crystal form. She explained that crystal is present in our body which shows the beautiful or ugly pictures according to our thinking. She highlighted the importance of ‘give and take’ through various activities.

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Traits of A LeaderFirst Student Council Meeting For The Session 2014 – 2015 

July 19, 2014

In the first Student Council meeting on Saturday, July 19, 2014, School Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi briefed the members of the Student Council about the expectations from student council. Through various videos he elucidated the important traits of a leader. A leader is a person who takes initiative and is ready to shoulder responsibility without holding a post. Citing various examples, the Principal focused on importance of co-operation, mutual respect and being a role model for others for effective leadership. He further reiterated that it’s important to respect views of others and find a middle path rather than rigidly imposing ones views on others. The students were asked to formulate an action plan for the session 2014 – 2015 and submit it within four days.

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Session on Plantation

July 5, 2014

 Horticulturist Mr. Rana gave useful tips to students of class V in his session on the ‘Process of preparing the soil bed for sowing the seeds’ on July 5, 2014. He explained that the black soil cannot be directly used for growing crops; it has to be mixed with little sand. He also explained the difference between Rabi crop and Kharif crop.

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Educational Visit To Sanchi  

June 28, 2014

To supplement classroom learning of the monument of Sanchi and its historical importance, an educational visit to Sanchi was organized on Saturday, June 28, 2014 for students of Class XII Humanities Stream. A group of seven students accompanied by Mrs. Vijaya Ravi, HOD, Social Science and Mr. Devendra Raghuvanshi, Physical Education teacher set out for Sanchi in the wee hours of the morning of June 28. At Sanchi, the students saw the ancient Buddhist monuments and relics of the works carried out during the time, for which the place acquired importance over the years. They also saw the spot where the Tropic of Cancer passes. They marveled at the display of rare exhibits in the museum, besides other inscriptions relating to Mauryan, Shunga and Satvahana dynasties. The Stupas relating to Gautama Buddha and his disciples, exquisite carvings and sculptural works seemed to affirm to the awe-struck members of the present generation of India’s rich and glorious past during 3rd century BC, which were convincingly conveyed by the local guide. Since the students had good previous knowledge of the subject, the visit further enriched them.

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 Visit to MAN Trucks, Pithampur                                                                                                                

April 26, 2014

Students of class XII G accompanied by their Commerce teachers Mr. Vipin Wagh and Mrs. Vinita Sisodiya visited MAN Trucks in Pithampur on April 26, 2014 to gain practical knowledge about principles of management and business environment. Mr. Sanjay Triwedi, the HR Head of the organization briefed the students about the company’s history, vision, management, collaborations with foreign companies and being the first company in the world to invent diesel engines. It is one of the oldest companies of Germany. MAN Trucks India started its operations in 2006 to cater to the country’s requirement for high-quality transport solutions in collaboration with Force Motors. However, it now operates as a separate entity. The students were also shown various areas of production in the factory.

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Students Visit RRCAT On The Occasion of National Science Day 

February 23, 2014  

A group of 12 students of class X accompanied by Mrs. Rashmi Ghanekar, faculty Chemistry Department visited Raja Rammana Centre for Advanced Technology on February 23, 2014 on the occasion of National Science Day. Dr P. D.  Gupta, director, RRCAT briefed the students about the scientific activities of RRCAT which has today emerged as a leading centre in India in the field of lasers and particle accelerators. The students got a chance to view to Synchrotron Radiation Sources (SRS) Indus-1 and Indus-2, laser laboratories, cryogenic laboratory,  plasma cutting using eye protection as well as fire protection equipment.

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 Session by Bharat Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao and Mrs. Indumati Rao

January 31, 2014

Eight students of class XI accompanied by Mrs. Manisha Sharma, HOD, Science department, Senior Wing and Mrs. Varsha Khamgaokar, faculty of Chemistry department attended a session at the Daly College on January 31, 2014 taken by Bharat Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao, Honorary President of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore and Mrs. Indumati  Rao, Honorary Coordinator of Education Technology Unit of JNCASR. Prof. Rao delivered a scientific presentation on ‘Chemistry: Glorious Past and Exciting Future’ while Mrs. Indumati Rao showcased a multimedia presentation entitled ‘Nanoworld’, an introduction to the fascinating world of nanotechnology.