Change Maker initiative at Delhi Public School, Udaipur – Mould them while they are young
You are never too young or immature to start making a difference in the community and translating the social issue … believing in this maxim Ashoka Innovators for the Public conducted a Changemaker Day in the premises of Delhi Public School, Udaipur
You are never too young or immature to start making a difference in the community and translating the social issue … believing in this maxim Ashoka Innovators for the Public conducted a Changemaker Day in the premises of Delhi Public School, Udaipur.
Various schools of repute were invited to participate in “Flash Pitch Competition” on 21 January 2019. Teams in the presence of Yashveer Singh, Director of Youth Venture in South Asia, Nitya Singhal- the founder of Incept Designs and Luxury Travels, Pratyush Joshi, who started “Sampark” an initiative focused on promoting public engagement in solving civic problems, Divyadarshan and Kush Pandey, the young changemakers came up with unique and unattended problems to deal with.
Step By Step High School team showed concern and probable solutions about disposal of diapers and cigarette butts. Team from St. Mary’s Convent School discussed the issue of women empowerment and safety. Team DPS at length discussed the issue of dowry and presented some possible measures to stop this evil problem. Students from St. Anthony’s Senior Secondary School touched about the traffic issue because of which ambulances can’t reach hospitals and patients suffer an ill fate.
The highly packed amphitheater with a strength of around 700 students were thrilled by the innovative ideas. Yashveer Singh shared a lot of stories about successful changemakers across the globe, which motivated students to gear up and do really something in the field of social entrepreneurship.
Dhabai, Head master and Shalini, the Headmistress of middle school and primary Wing respectively kept pitching in with their support and guidance throughout the session. The program went to another level with discussions between the panel and the students during ‘Design Thinking‘ session. It was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by everybody.
Pro Vice Chairman Govind Agrawal encouraged teachers and students by saying that such events take us a step forward in encouraging innovation sprouting in the minds of students to make positive changes in the society to step up and launch initiatives along the framework of social entrepreneurship and change making in present scenario.
He added that DPS Udaipur will be creating more such platforms for students to become aware and socially conscious citizens. In the words of Principal I/C Sanjay Narvaria, “In the current scenario, everyone needs to become a change maker and in order to help them become a changemaker, we need to make big changes in the way our young generation experiences education”.
DPS Udaipur, in association with the team Ashoka Innovators for the Public, Bangalore has taken the initiative to trigger the process and to envision a world in which everyone is a change maker .
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