District Level Educational Festival-ONLY Government school Students-Karur,TN

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India Sudar & Rotaract Club,Karur Celebrated One day Educational Festival program at Karur, Tamil Nadu to create awareness for Government School (Tamil Medium) students from 8th to 11th standard students.

On 31st JAN2009, from 08.30 AM to 5 PM @ Naratha Gana Saba, Karur District, Tamil Nadu

These kinds of programs are being conducted to motivate the top rank holders from Government schools. Action Plan to create awareness for the remaining students from each school will be discussed and executed very soon.

Program Content:

Competitions & Workshop:

1. English Recitation (9th and 11th students) – about India and Personality Development

2. Tamil Oratory (9th to 11th students) – Title: Time based Courses and studies

3. Quiz Competitions (8th and 9th students) – General Awareness

4. Basic English test (9th or 10th students)

5. Aptitude Test (11th students)- Competitive exams

6. Career Guidance and Psychology sessions for all students


(Hereafter career path program will be extended with 10 members’ team with students’ interactive Q & A sessions)

Total Strength:

No of schools Invited: 48

No of Schools Participated: 24 (50%)

No of Students Participated (competitions): 125

No of additional Students Participated: 130

(Students from the following schools came to our function and got benefited:

Government Middle School, Varikkapatti – – 21

Government High School, Porani – -48

Government Hr.Sec school, Renganathanpettai- 40

Government Hr.Sec School (Boys), Pugalur -21)

No of teachers Participated : 18

No of Parents/well wishers Participated : 12

No of Students Volunteers participated and benefited:4

(Pavithradevi-6th std, Gokul-9th std, Aravith-10th std and Ramkumar-B.Ed)

Total Beneficiaries: 289 

Participated Indiasudar Members:

1. Udhayakumar 2.Athi 3.Sivanarayanan 4.Rajamadasamy 5. Jayasree Jayaprakash 6.Sriram 7.Mr.Gunasekaran, Mayanur 8.Mrs.Shanmukavadivu, Panchamadevi 9.Balamanikandan.K 10.Jagadeesan Kovalan

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1. OUR SINCERE THANKS TO Mr.Gunasekarn sir and his team. Our Sincere Thanks to our student Volunteers from Panchamadevi and Mr.D.Murugesan.


3. Dr.Mukayudhin from Coimbatore gave a very good interactive session with students.

Lecture is about Students and teachers Psychology and Education.

4. Our member Mrs.Shanmukavadivu from Karur explained our career path chart excellently.
5. I and Rajamadasamy conducted the quiz program.
6. Judges For Competitions:

English Recitation-Mrs.Akila John,Namakkal


Jayasree and Siva

Tamil Oratory- Mr.S.Veerakumar,Coimbatore


7. District Educational Officer, Karur and Senior persons from Karur Rotaract club distributed the prizes.

8. Few photos will be sent to the schools.

9. 1st 3 places in each competition – Files,Medal,Cup,Certificates ,Books

4th place- Medal, Certificates.

10. We got 8 new members from Karur.


Food: Morning and Lunch- (Morning 150 and Afternoon 325 persons) – 9200

Transport Allowance to students: 350

Courier/Post Charge: 552

Phone calls to schools: 260

Stationeries (print outs, gift paper, office envelopes, duster, marker pen and carry nags): 419

Xerox (materials for teachers and students): 387

One Time Investment:

Bells (Tamil and English recitation competitions): 216

Prize files and photos to students: 986

Banner with Rotaract: 200


12,570 Rs.

· 1000 Rs worth folders and Prize books are purchased for future purpose.

· Effective Cost spent for this project from Our Trust: 11,570 Rs.

· Rotaract Club of Karur spent for Prizes,LCD Projector,Video,Hall Arrangements,Certificates, Payment for Judges and Special invitees Etc..

Prize winners:










Aptitude Test




Basic English Test




English Recitation (11th)




English Recitation (9th)





Tamil Oratory




GHS,Aandankoil (east)


Thanks to everyone and Rajamadasamy to make this event very successful and useful…..

Thanks for this given opportunity to IS to make use of my time and skills………

With Regards,


India Sudar – Karur Distrit Level Quiz 2008 at Tamil Nadu

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Karur Distrit, Tamil Nadu


Total no of schools invited: 45 participated: 20 ( due to first time and also there was a gov’t training program for teachers)
First we had preliminary examination for 20 schools student. After completion of paper correction, We invited 5 schools for Quiz program.
Final round : 5 teams

First Prize: Gov’t Hr.Sec School, Karur
second: Govt’t Hr.Sec school, K.Paramathi,
Third: Gov’t High School, Karvazhi
No. of benefited participants: 60 students+ 20 teachers+ 15 local village students

Special Thanks to…..
Future pillars of india- M.S.Pavithra devi – 5th std, Gokul-7th std-for their timely help in arrangements.
Chief educational officer- for his presence and support
Mr. Robert Matthew – HCL Technologies- arranging the preliminary question papers.
Mr.Rajamadasamy- CDOT,Bangalore——arranging the final round questions
Mr.Ramkumar, Ms.Sangeetha and Mr.Manikandan- college students- doing B.A. Tamil final year-Gov’t College,Karur-function arrangements
Mrs.Shanmugavadivu- Paper correction and IS activities speech.
Mr.D.Murugesan- registration,TA Counter activities
Mr.Raman- HM-Navjeevan School-active support
G.Devaki-Rtd Teacher for supervision and prize distribution
Mr.G.Murugesan,G.Gomathi- Food preparation

India Sudar Participants: Balamanikandan.K, Athi, Udhaya Kumar.V

1.We followed proper time management
2.Food, tea and other arrangements were good
3.We displayed the answer key after the exam.
4. We collected feedback from students ans teachers.
5. We identified four to five service minded teachers. They are ready to help us in our future activities.
6. Chief educational officer came for the quiz program and he was there with us for two rounds. he encouraged us and students.
7. Before starting the program, a small introduction about India Sudar was given by Mrs.Shanmugavadivu.
8. Information along with the video was broad casted in two local TV channels.
9. Final round consists of GK, Current affairs, science,English,Tamil and history etc.
10. Really students were excited and motivated and all of them gave the positive feedback. Till now they did not come across this kind of program. Students are also very intelligent. Next time i should increase the question standard.Most of the rural school students got benefited.
11.Apart from the five teams,entire participants were encouraged by asking questions to audience and also by giving small prizes on the spot( famous confidence quotes with Vivekananda photos).In general all 20 schools are participated actively in final round. This one can be seen in the photographs.
12.Regarding the prizes…..
1- prize- shield, memento ( to remember India sudar),cup, file
2 prize- cup, memento, English grammar book
3 prize- cup. memento, digital alarm clock
4th and 5th – consolation prizes- silver coated medals, pen and calculator
We also gave gold plated medals and a small gift to over all written test toppers ( 7th,8th and 9th).
We provided a small book and 7 page english-tamil easy learning material-print out copies to all the students and teachers.
We also gave the certificates to all participants.
13. We gave the summary report and thanking letter to the school Head masters that day itself. We prepared the common report already.

Ongoing Process:
1. Photographs for the first 5 prize winners will be sent to the schools.
2. Feedback and suggestions letter will be sent to the schools by this weekend.( some teachers gave us proper feedback they identified our mistakes regarding the final round quiz procedure).

1. Less no of India sudar members participated.
2. Less no of banners.we have to keep more banners ( one abt IS activities, one about invitation for new members etc).

Future plan:
1. Planning to conduct quiz program and basic english written test competition for Namakkal dt in the month of July.
2. to conduct a career path guidance program only for rural gov’t schools. Initially three nearest rural schools will be called for this program. One person from karur is ready to sponsor his LCD projector for this activity for one or two days.
3. We can conduct one quiz competition between chennai based homes and orphanages.
thanks for all…..suggestions and feedback are welcome.

With luv and care,
kbmani 91-97391 75123

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