St Philomena’s Rovers and Rangers Unit
Orientation Programme for Rovers Crew Rangers Team -2022
Date: 5 February 2022
- To orient the students on Bharat Scouts and Guides.
- To inculcate the service motto and Self- Reliance in students.
- To provide an overview of the Scout Movement.
SERVICE IS OUR MOTTO
Mysore (St. Philomena’s): The Rovers and Rangers Wing of St. Philomena’s College organized an orientation programme for the students at the college auditorium on February 05, 2022. The programme started with prayer song and Rangers’ leader Mr. Mathew C welcomed the gathering.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Pushpavalli R, District commissioner (Guide), The Bharat Scouts and Guides, Mysuru said, “The Mission of Scouting and Guiding is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.” She inspired students to involve in this movement.
Mr Ramprasad, District organizer, explained the Genesis of the Movement and shared that the purpose of the Movement is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, emotional, social and
spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and members of local, national and international communities. The movement helps the young minds to cultivate the habit of treating all people as one and make them responsible and good citizens.
Mr R. P. Chandru, District organizer, encouraged the students to join the movement and explained that this movement helps them in their overall development and teaches them the good manners and ideals of disciplined living. He also threw light on the consideration of the certificates for government jobs, Reservation in higher studies, Rajya Puraskar and Rashtrapathi Puraskar.
The Vice Rector of the college, Fr. Maria Xavier, speaking on the occasion, called upon the students to participate regularly in the activities of scouts and guides movement. “Now-a-days, a lot of youngsters are facing problems due to lack of self-confidence. Joining the scout movement will create a sense of self-confidence and courage,” he said. He advised the students to study well, participate in extra-curricular activities, besides excelling in academics, and obey their parents. The vote of thanks was proposed by the Ranger’s Leader Dr Sowmya P. Rangers and Rovers were present on the occasion. Also, the day was marked by giving away the scout scarves to the scout aspirants. Around 75 students benefited from the program.