Jammu, November 14: Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady of the State,
participated in the Children’s Day Celebration programme organized by
the Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Welfare Society (VKWS), at the V.K. Sarvodya
Middle School, Rajeev Nagar, here today.
Students of the schools which are being run by the VKWS presented a very
impressive cultural programme which included recitation of poems,
storytelling, songs and dance items.
Mrs. Vohra was particularly enthralled with the cultural presentations,
especially the rendition of poems and stories which were composed by the
students themselves. She complimented the VKWS for providing sound
education to children belonging to the disadvantaged sections of the
society and lauded the efforts of the teachers of the Society in
moulding the growth of the youth to imbue them with confident, positive
and happy personalities.
Mrs. Vohra expressed appreciation of the Society’s endeavours to
progressively enlarge its outreach activities and, on behalf of the
Governor, assured financial support for their upcoming project which
aims to promote education among girls from the remote areas of the
Mrs. Vohra released “Surging Steps”, the souvenir of the VKWS, which
contains creative writings of the young children and also presented
scholarships to the meritorious girl students who have been adopted by
Mrs. Ved Kumari Ghai, President of the VKWS, presented the Welcome
Address, while Mrs. Chandra Gupta, Secretary VKSW, presented a formal
Vote of Thanks.