Balashram Details

Staff at Hariharananda Balashram:

Here is a brief overview of staff at Balashram.

  1. Teaching Staff :- 23 including Principal & Vice-Principal. Four of them teach math and science. We have 4 TGTs (trained graduate teachers),  2 PRT’s (trained Primary Teachers), 2 P.E.Ts (physical education teachers 1 male and 1 female), 1 Art Teacher, 3 music teachers, 1 computer instructor, 5 untrained teachers, 3 teaching assistants.
  2. The school is supported by three non-teaching staff who take care of accounts, office management etc.
  3. The cleaning of the school is carried out by two sweepers.
  4. The Girls Hostel and Boys Hostel is headed by a Superintendent (1 each).  They are supported by 37 people who serve as care-takers or dorm parents. Caretakers usually attend to cleaning jobs whereas dorm parents assist the child in study and personally guide them. Of these 37 – 5 of them serve as dormparents.
  5. The cooking is contracted to a group of cooks.

Academics

As per the evaluation system is concerned the School is following CCE pattern. Under this pattern, 1st Summative Test assessment was conducted from 10th to 15th November 2012 for classes III to VII. This assessment has 10% of weightage in academic session. Regular assessments were conducted to pre-primary classes.  All the students were assessed. However due to participation in outside events, some students took up the assessments later.

Result Analysis

Class – I

A+ A B C D Not appeared
English 4 2 4 9 20 0
Odia 18 8 1 2 11
Hindi 6 8 9 8 9 0
Mathematics 19 9 3 4 5 0
EVS 14 3 9 7 6 1

 

Class – II

A+ A B C D Not appeared
English 13 13 5 5 3 0
Odia 11 10 7 8 3 0
Hindi 0 0 4 17 18 0
Mathematics 13 11 6 2 7 0
EVS 12 5 7 8 6 1

 

Class – III

A+ A B C D Not appeared
English 12 10 6 6 3 0
Odia 6 11 6 3 11 0
Hindi 1 5 4 11 16 0
Mathematics 12 7 6 4 8 0
EVS 8 8 8 5 8 0

 

Class – IV

A+ A B C D Not appeared
English 21 4 7 3 4 0
Odia 5 9 5 7 13 0
Hindi 10 5 2 6 15 0
Mathematics 15 13 6 1 4 0
EVS 13 8 2 5 11 0

 

Class – V

A+ A B C D Not Appeared
English 4 11 11 7 11 0
Odia 3 4 10 9 18 0
Hindi 5 6 1 11 21 0
Mathematics 3 5 13 4 19 0
EVS 9 9 4 7 15 0

 

Class – VI

A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
English 0 1 0 3 4 3 3 2 21
Odia 1 2 8 4 8 3 4 1 6
Hindi 1 2 0 2 5 2 1 9 16
Mathematics 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 10 15
Science 1 8 4 8 5 4 1 2 3
SST 0 3 1 3 0 3 3 7 16

 

Class VII

A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
English 17 4 4 1 3 3 2 3 3
Odia 5 10 6 6 3 2 2 6 0
Hindi 0 2 2 5 4 3 4 4 16
Mathematics 6 3 3 3 2 4 1 5 13
Science 12 8 3 5 3 5 3 1 0
SST 5 6 6 4 8 3 2 4 2

 

Based on the above results and in comparison with student’s performance in last formative assessment, teachers have come up with following action plan. The same has been implemented in the school

1.      To give special attention towards few students to help them to perform better. There arranged a different class called remedial class comprising all the slow learners may be of 10nos. for their improvement.

2.      Extra coaching courses during afternoon for the students who need individual time.

3.      Extra assignment in maths for practice.

4.      Follow up of assignments given in class.

Co-Curricular Activities(CCA)

CCA (Co-Curricular Activities) plays a vital role for assessing the exposure of students in different activities besides the usual classes. Different Co-curricular Activities are done regularly on every Saturday evening (6pm-8pm) house wise as the students are divided into 4 houses named as Valmiki, Vasistha, Viswamitra, Vyasa. The results of different activities are given below.

CCA RESULT 2012-13 (dt. 4-8-2012)
Group Position/
Rank
Name of the student Standard House Topic
Tiny Group 1st Swarnalata Parida KG Valmiki English Calligraphy
Tiny Group 2nd Sangi Basu Purty KG Vyasa English Calligraphy
Tiny Group 3rd Prakash Pradhan KG Vyasa English Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Sumi Munda Std-II Valmiki English Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 2nd Janardan Ojha Std-II Valmiki English Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 3rd Manasi Matisoy Std-II Vasistha English Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Sasmita Kar Std-V Viswamitra English Calligraphy
Junior 2nd S.Adishree Mohanty Std-V Viswamitra English Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Chaney Hembram Std-V Valmiki English Calligraphy
Senior 1st Srimant Budhia Std-VII Valmiki English Calligraphy
Senior 2nd Mitali Biswal Std-VII Vyasa English Calligraphy
Senior 3rd Omprakash Perei Std-VII Viswamitra English Calligraphy
CCA RESULT 2012-13 (dt. 4-8-2012)
Group Position/
Rank
Name of the student Standard House Topic
Tiny Group 1st Kanhu Marandi KG Vyasa Hindi Calligraphy
Tiny Group 2nd Mandui Soy KG Viswamitra Hindi Calligraphy
Tiny Group 3rd Swarnalata Parida KG Valmiki Hindi Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Sumi Munda Std-II Valmiki Hindi Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 2nd Riya Balmuchu Std-I Vyasa Hindi Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 3rd Sandhya Acharya Std-II Viswamitra Hindi Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Napi Soy Std-III Viswamitra Hindi Calligraphy
Junior 2nd Sandhya Mandal Std-IV Viswamitra Hindi Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Bijayalaxmi Mallick Std-IV Vasistha Hindi Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Maheswar Janka Std-V Valmiki Hindi Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Puspalata Ojha Std-V Valmiki Hindi Calligraphy
Senior 1st Sumitra Mandal Std-VII Vyasa Hindi Calligraphy
Senior 2nd Harekrishna Sa Std-VII Valmiki Hindi Calligraphy
Senior 3rd Banita Das Vasistha Vasistha Hindi Calligraphy

 

CCA RESULT 2012-13 (dt. 4-8-2012)
Group Position/
Rank
Name of the student Standard House Topic
Tiny Group 1st Prakash Pradhan KG Vyasa Odia Calligraphy
Tiny Group 2nd Swarnalata Parida KG Valmiki Odia Calligraphy
Tiny Group 3rd Sabitri Marandi KG Vasisth Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Sardar Tudu Std-I Valmiki Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 2nd Puspanjali Std-II Viswamitra Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 2nd Manasi Matisoy Std-II Vasistha Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 2nd Riya Balmuchu Std-II Vyasa Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 3rd Chandan Mallick Std-III Vasistha Odia Calligraphy
Sub. Jr. 1st Napi Soy Std-III Viswamitra Odia Calligraphy
Junior 2nd Sandhya Mandal Std-IV Viswamitra Odia Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Janmejay Sahoo Std-IV Vyasa Odia Calligraphy
Junior 3rd Anayana Panda Std-IV Vasistha Odia Calligraphy
Senior 1st Omprakash Perei Std-VII Viswamitra Odia Calligraphy
Senior 2nd Sumitra Mandal Std-VII Vyasa Odia Calligraphy
Senior 3rd Meghanad Gahir Std-VII Vasistha Odia Calligraphy

 

CCA RESULT 2012-13 (Dt.11/8/2012)
Group Position/
Rank
Name of the student Standard House Topic
Junior 1st S.Adishree Mohanty Std-V Viswamitra Odia Debate
Junior 2nd Chaney Hembram Std-IV Valmiki Odia Debate
Junior 3rd Anayana Panda Std-IV Vasistha Odia Debate
Senior 1st Durga Ch. Hembram Std-VII Valmiki Odia Debate
Senior 2nd Deepak Ku. Sa Std-VII Vasistha Odia Debate
Senior 3rd Saras Ku. Pradhan Std-VII Vyasa Odia Debate
Sub Junior 1st Deepa Jena Std-II Vyasa Odia Debate
Sub Junior 2nd Saraswati Nath Std-II Vyasa Odia Debate
Sub Junior 3rd Sidhant Biswal Std-II Vasistha Odia Debate
Tiny Group 1st Swarnalata Parida KG Valmiki Odia Debate
Tiny Group 2nd Manoj Bhoi KG Vasistha Odia Debate
Tiny Group 3rd Sumit Mohanty KG Vasistha Odia Debate
Tiny Group 3rd Syama Prusty KG Valmiki Odia Debate

 

CCA RESULT 2012-13 (Dt. 19/8/12)
Group Position/
Rank
Name of the student Standard House Topic
Tiny Group 1st Swarna Parida KG Valmiki English Debate
Tiny Group 2nd Swadhin Mishra KG Viswamitra English Debate
Tiny Group 3rd Sweety Bharatiya KG Vyasa English Debate
Sub. Jr. 1st Subasis Patra Std-I Vyasa English Debate
Sub. Jr. 2nd Sidhant Biswal Std-I Vasistha English Debate
Sub. Jr. 2nd Puspanjali Das Std-I Viswamitra English Debate
Sub. Jr. 3rd Basanta Sahoo Std-I Valmiki. English Debate
Junior 1st Sandhya Mandal Std-IV Viswamitra English Debate
Junior 2nd Sandeep Dash Std-III Viswamitra English Debate
Junior 3rd Puspalata Ojha Std-IV Valmiki English Debate
Senior 1st Ruchismita Nayak Std-VII Viswamitra English Debate
Senior 2nd Saras Kumar Pradhan Std-VII Vyasa English Debate
Senior 3rd Omprakash Perei Std-VII Viswamitra English Debate
Hariharananda Balashram
CCA RESULT 2012-13 (29-9-12)
Group Position/
Rank
House Topic
Tiny Group 1st Valmiki Art Competition
Tiny Group 2nd Viswamitra Art Competition
Tiny Group 3rd Vyasa Art Competition
Sub. Jr. 1st Viswamitra Art Competition
Sub. Jr. 2nd Valmiki Art Competition
Sub. Jr. 3rd Vasistha Quiz Competition
Junior 1st Valmiki Quiz Competition
Junior 2nd Vasistha Quiz Competition
Junior 3rd Vyasa Quiz Competition
Senior 1st Vyasa Quiz Competition
Senior 2nd Vasistha Quiz Competition
Senior 3rd Valmiki Quiz Competition

 

13th October 2012

On 13th November the following students participated in CCA (Solo Dance) and their result is as follows.

CCA RESULT                                 

Group Rank Name of the student Class House Competition
Sub. Jr. 1st Deepa Jena Std-II Vyasa Solo Dance
Sub. Jr. 2nd Manasi Matisoy Std-II Vasistha Solo Dance
Sub. Jr. 3rd Ankita Adak Std-II Viswamitra Solo Dance
Junior 1st Sandhya Mallick Std-IV Vyasa Solo Dance
Junior 2nd Monalisa Pradhan Std-IV Vasistha Solo Dance
Junior 3rd Sandhya Mandal Std-IV Viswamitra Solo Dance
Senior 1st Meghanad Gahir Std-VII Vasistha Solo Dance
Senior 2nd Bismruti Nayak Std-VII Vyasa Solo Dance
Senior 3rd Sweety Thakur Std-VI Valmiki Solo Dance

On 24/11/2012, house meeting and house board decoration were held.  Dance classes have been started for nursery and KG children on Saturdays.  Computer literacy program has been going on for teachers on Saturdays.

15th December 2012

On 15th December the following students participated in CCA (Mono Action) and their result is as follows.

Group Position/
Rank
Name Class House Topic
Sub. Jr. 1st Manasi Matisoy Std-II Vyasa Mano Action
Sub. Jr. 2nd Janardan Ojha Std-II Valmiki Mano Action
Sub. Jr. 3rd Deepa Jena Std-II Vyasa Mano Action
Sub. Jr. 4th Sandhya Acharya Std-II Viswamitra Mano Action
Junior 1st S.Adishree Mohanty Std-V Viswamitra Mano Action
Junior 2nd Puja Behera Std-IV Vyasa Mano Action
Junior 3rd Ambika Kar Std-IV Vasistha Mano Action
Junior 4th Puspa Panda Std-V Valmiki Mano Action
Senior 1st Sadashiv Dehuri Std-VII Valmiki Mano Action
Senior 2nd Chandan Chau. Jena Std-VI Viswamitra Mano Action
Senior 3rd Rohan Pradhan Std-VII Valmiki Mano Action
Senior 3rd Laxmipriya Bastia Std-VI Vasistha Mano Action

 

Participation in various Competitions (outside of the school)

30th October 2012 

Searching talent in the children of Odisha the government of Odisha organises Sisu Mahostav (Children Festival) every year in every district of the state. The students of Balashram had not left the opportunity. They participated in the festival (Shisu Mahostav-2012) at Chaudakulat in different categories i.e., quiz competition, Odia debate, art competition, dance, song and mono acting. Except song, in all categories the students of Balashram proved their talent and were nominated to participate in the block level competition organised at Nikirai of Kendapara district.

 2nd November 2012

 To evolve the imaginative and creative brilliance among the children, Anjali International Children’s Festival organised by SWABHIMAN at Bhubaneswar. The children from different parts of the world had participated and the children of Balashram did not leave the juncture to prove them and enjoy with others. The program continued for seven days. Six students of our school participated in different activities and workshops like toy making, song competition, dance competition, mask making, terracotta etc. the learned from other children as well enjoyed a lot.

 11th November 2012

A district level competition organized by The Samabad (an Odia daily newspaper) named as ‘Ama Odisha’. Eight students of Balashram participated in different competition i.e. art competition and good handwriting competition two of them namely S. Adishree Mohanty of class-V and Chenny Hembrum of class-V got the second and third position respectively.

Painting

1 02/11/2012 Anjali program at Bhubaneswar 7 students Gained experience
2 09/11/2012 State level painting competition @ National Thermal Power Corporation Mahesh Behera (VI) Consolation prize
3 11/11/2012 Sambad (amar Odisha) block level art competition at Kendrapara school. 8 students 2ndprize to S. Adisree Mohanty (V)3rd prize to Chaney Hembram (V)
4 23/11/2012 All Odisha art exhibition Kala kalpana, sambalpur 20 students Swarnalata Parida (KG)Meghanad Gahir (VII)

Sports

Date Competition Students participated Sports Item Achievement
4th & 5th October 2012 block level competition named PYKKA,held at BagadaHigh School,Kendrapara Annapurna Behera      VIIRanjita Pattanaik, Vice captain            VIICheney Hembram       VPravasini Moharana     VI

Sabita Dalai, Captain  VII

Suchitra Sethi                 VII

Sushama Mallick         VII

Swarnaprava Kar        VII

Sandhya Mandal         IV

Banita Das                     VII

Tilottama Mallick        VI

Kho-Kho  Girls 1st Position
4th & 5th October 2012 block level competition named PYKKA,held at BagadaHigh School,Kendrapara Annapurna Behera                     VIIRanjita Pattanik, Captain            VIISabita Dalai, Vice Captain            VIIRuchismita Nayak                     VII

Sumitra Mandal                           VII

Bismruti Nayak                                        VII

Sushama Mallick                        VII

Tilottama Bihari                                        VII

Girls Volley ball 2nd Position
4th & 5th October 2012 block level competition named PYKKA,held at BagadaHigh School,Kendrapara Deepak Ku SaMeghanad GahiriOmprakash Perei, CaptainDurga ch Hembrum, Vice captain

Lalatendu Dalai

Rohan Pradhan

Saran Jena

Saras Pradhan

Srimant Budhia

Chandan Behera(all are Class VII)

BoysVolley ball 2nd Position
4th & 5th October 2012 Block level competition named PYKKA,held at BagadaHigh School,Kendrapara Durga Ch HembrumSrimant BudhiaLalatendu DalaiSudarsan Dehuri

Santosh Khatua

Hemant Kumar Patra

Rohan Pradhan

Sadasiv Dehuri

Deepak Ku Sa

Saras Pradhan

Omprakash Perei

Anil Ku Panda

Jayaram Lohar, VI

Meghanad Gahiri

Saran Jena                     (All are of Class VII except Jayaram Lohar )

Boys Football 1st Position
11th & 12th of October 2012 District level competition named PYKKAHeld at DerabishHigh School, Kendrapara The above volley ball and football teams of boys and girls participated. Football and volley ball of boys and girls The following students are selected among the students of whole Kendrapara district to represent the district.1. Meghnad Gahir (Std.7) was selected for Volley boys2. Durga Hembrum (Std.7), Lalatendu Dalai (Std.7) and Omprakash Perei(std.7) are selected for Football boys3. Annapurna Behera(std.7) and Tilottama Bihari(std.7) are selected for volley ball girls to play the state level competition

4. Girls volley ball team got the second position.

19th Nov-12 to 23rd Nov-12. State Level Competition of PYKKA held at Sundergarh 1. Meghnad Gahir (Std.7)2. Durga Hembrum (Std.7),3. Lalatendu Dalai (Std.7)4. Omprakash Perei(std.7)

5. Annapurna Behera(std.7)

6. Tilottama Bihari(std.7)

 

 

Football and volley ball of boys and girls The students gained experience and came with vigor to prepare them for national team in future.
21st to 22nd December,2012 District level Athletic meet held at  Pattamundai College, Pattamundai 1. Durga Hembrum (Std.7),2. Omprakash Perei(std.7)3. Saras Pradhan4. Saran Jena

5. Deepak Ku Sa

6. Santosh Khatua

7. Sabita Dalai

8. Sumitra Mandal

9.Tilottama Bihari

10. Kausalya Pal

11. Rashmi Sethi

Running, high jump,Long jump,Putting the shot 1. Saran Jena for High Jump and Long Jump2. Omprakash Perei for 100 mtrs, 600mtrs running.The above students are selected for state level athletic meet.
3rd to 6th January 2013 State level Athletic meet held at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack 1. Saran Jena2. Omprakash Perei High Jump and Long Jump andrunning The students gained experience and came with a vigour to prepare them for better future.

 

 Sports Coaching

Special coaching for football and volley ball both for boys and girls was conducted for 10 days (from 21st to 30th October 2012) by Chitta Ranjan Das, coach of Football Association of Odisha (FAO) and Srikant Parida, a state level volley ball player.

12th December 2012

To infuse the sportive spirit among the students the Annual Athletic Meet 2012-13 had organized in the school playground. Sixty three events were organized and all the students took part in various events according their talent. The sport was inaugurated by Mr.  Sri Narayan Chandra Behera, D.S.O of Kendrapara, as chief guest and Sri Narayan Chandra Barik, advocate and volley ball coach as guest of honor. At the time of inauguration the some students of class V, VI and VII performed an oddisi dance and folk dance and some students of std. III & IV performed aerobic. Saras Pradhan and Sumitra Mandal of class VII were anchoring the program.  All the teachers engaged themselves in different activities there. Sabita Dalai, Omprakash Perei of class VII and Chaney Hembrum of class V were the champions of the year 2012-13.

 Scout Training

All Odisha state level Scout competition  and training was held at Capital High School, Unit/3,Bhubaneswar.

The name of the students of class 7 participated in the training camp are

1. Prasant Sahoo

2. Lalatendu Dalai

3. Mahesh Barik

4. Meghanad Gahir

5. Anil Panda

6. Rohan Pradhan

7. Harekrushna Sa

8. Jayaguru Ojha

9. Srimant Budhia

10.Subrat Das

Achievement. Meghanad got 2nd prize in Art comp and Camp Craft. The band set party of our school remained in 5th position in the state competition.  They got a new vision after attending this camp.

 

Celebrations @ Balashram

10th Aug 2012

On 10th August the 53rd birthday of Guruji (Paramhamsa Prajnanananda) was celebrated. Though the celebration didn’t happen lavishly but it was sincerely observed by all the members of Balashram. The school assembly began with worship on the lotus feet of Guruji’s image. Br. Anandananda gave a short talk on Guruji’s idea behind formation of the Balashram.

The evening program started at 6 o’ clock.  A group song was sung by children of Balashram, devotional song by the care takers of Boys Hostel and Girls’ Hostel. Few students spoke in English, Odia and Hindi about their views and thoughts on Guruji. Trijibi Baba, the elder brother of Guruji gave an impressive talk on Guruji’s life and talked about the birth of Krushna and Rama.

 15th August 2012

The 66th Independence Day was celebrated at Balashram. Intensive preparation had been started two days before under the guidance of our PETs, Mr Gopinath Dash and Mrs Ambika Mohanty. This year, the Scouts and Guides of Balashram gave a new look to Independence Day celebration. The day became more special when Swami Shuddhanandaji, the President of Prajnana Mission and Swami Achalanandaji, the Secretary of Prajnana Mission joined in the observation.

The program was anchored by Sumitra Mandal, student of class-VII. After March past, Saras Pradhan, (class VII), Pravasini Maharana,( Class VI) and Hemant Patra (Class VII)  presented their views on freedom movement in India in different languages i.e., English, Hindi and Odia.

The Principal addressed the gathering in our national language, Hindi. He told on the current national scenario of our country and role of each student in making the nation. Swami Achalanandaji, the Secretary, Prajnana Mission addressed the gathering emphasizing on non-violence and discipline. Swami Shuddhanandji addressing gatherings had told “freedom should be in the heart and mind of every Indian”.

Thus the day had been observed inculcating patriotic spirit among

5th September 2012

On 5th September ‘Teachers’ Day was celebrated in the Balashram. Since last two years Teachers Day has been celebrated in the Balashram being the students of higher classes as teachers.  This year Teachers’ Day was celebrated in an innovative way. The students organized various events like game and quiz for teachers. Playing the role of a teacher the students of higher classes taught and guided the younger students. In the evening cultural programs had been performed by the students. On the day Swami Shuddhanandji, the President of Prajnana Mission was the chief guest who enjoyed the program and gave  blessings with his loving speech.

Thus Teachers’ Day was celebrated with a friendly environment. It developed the fellow-feeling between teachers and students. It enhances the teaching and learning skill among the students.

The children’s day celebration in Balashram on 14th November was a very pensive one. The adorable students were ecstatic as there were many competitions among them, a magic show and cultural programs. The trivial programs were very efficacious. They learnt how to show ideal propriety and be compliance. The day with a print of respect and love.  Revered Sw. Shuddhananda ji was present during celebration. Revered Guruji also had sent a special message during children’s day.

2nd October 2012 (Gandhi Jayanti)

The embodiment of non-violence and the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi’s birth day which is popularly known as Gandhi Jayanti was observed in the evening program of our school. The students eagerly participated in the program and expressed their views on Gandhiji.

The denizens of Balashram on the ceremonious celebration of diwali (13/11/2012) congregated in the school campus and were agog when they lighted the lamps. Their bliss was at peak when they witnessed incessant glow of colorful crackers. Revered Sw. Shuddhanadaji and other souls made the nocturnal program fabulous and the students made a shot in the dark not to applaud noise pollution but to diffuse happiness among all.

During kartika, holy month of Indian calendar, full moon day(28/11/2012) is celebrated in a special way. On that day, early in the morning children made boats of various sizes and shape.  They all gathered near the Balashram pond and made their boats sail. They also went around the village and paid devotion in the nearby temple of village.

Special program was recorded on 11/11/2012 for 10th anniversary celebrations of mahasamadhi of Gurudev. This included several group songs and group dances. It was nearly an hour’s program in which more than 50 students participated.

13th November 2012

The denizens of Balashram on the ceremonious celebration of diwali congregated in the school campus and were agog when they lighted the lamps. Their bliss was at peak when they witnessed incessant glow of colorful crackers. Revered Sw. Shuddhanadaji and other members of the Balashram made the nocturnal program fabulous and the students made a shot in the dark not to applaud noise pollution but to diffuse happiness among all.

14th November 2012

The children’s day celebration in Balashram on 14th November was a very pensive one. The adorable students were ecstatic as there were many competitions among them, a magic show and cultural programs. The trivial programs were very efficacious. They learnt how to show ideal propriety and be compliance. A short play performed by the teachers of Balashram which creates an emotional bonding among the children. Revered Sw. Shuddhananda ji was present during celebration. Revered Guruji also had sent a special message during children’s day.

28th November 2012

During Kartika Purnima, holy month of Indian calendar, full moon day is celebrated in a special way. On that day, early in the morning children made boats of various sizes and shape.  They all gathered near the Balashram pond and made their boats sail. They also went around the village and paid devotion in the nearby temple of village.

25th December 2012

As every year the holy Merry Christmas and Gita Jayanti were celebrated in the school. Commemorating the holy birth of Jesus  and mother Gita (Holy Book)all the children assembled in the meditation hall and did lit the lamp as well as performed some cultural programs.

1st and 2nd  January 2013

After the New Year celebration on 1st January the school reopens with new vigour and courage on 2nd January and the classes resumes as usual. About 1 o’ clock Guruji came to Balashram and blessed the students distributing sweets to the children as well as other members of the school.

23rd January 2013

The birth day of Indian freedom fighters – Subash Chandra Bose and Vir Surendra Sai, were observed in the school. In the evening classes most of the students gave speeches on the life of great freedom fighters and their contribution in the Indian Freedom Movement.

26th January 2013

The 64th Republic Day observed in the school premises. Swami Samarpanananda Giri, the former exponent of Indian polity and the present vice president of Prajnana Mission was the informal guest on the occasion.  He inculcated patriotic spirit among the students by his speech. P.P. Singh, the emperor of Balashram as told by Swami Samarpananandji gave an advisory speech in Hindi on character building of the students. Swami Gurukrupanandaji along with other saintly persons was joined in the observation.