Certificate awarding function for the Tailoring Unit's first batch students
On 26th September, 33 ladies from the localities around Kendra, initially registered their names for the tailoring class named as “Nivedita Swasraya Parisheelana Kendram” which started with a meeting on 30th September. The first class was on 1st October. Two teachers Smt Jalaja and Smt Sajitha both of them being parents of Sandeepani Sishuvihar, and Sri Udayan as supervisor were taking care of the centre. Total 45 ladies mainly home-makers, were present from day one. The course was of 6 months duration, and free of cost. This training centre was planned for a year for the time being, with the idea of rehabilitating the ladies (housewives) who have suffered much losses due to the floods. 5 single machines, 5 double machines, 2 cover machines and one rock machine were provided in the centre for training the students.
The students were divided into 3 batches of 15 each and taught in two batches ,one in the morning from 10 am to 1.30 noon and the other from 1 pm to 3.30 pm.Every class started with prayer. Apart from learning tailoring, the students also took part in various activities of the Kendra including Samatva Yoga Sangamam.
At the end of six months a practical exam was conducted by the 2 internal teachers and Smt Prabha as an external examiner. 20 out of 30 students appeared for the exam out of which 10 came out successful.
On the 5th of June the successful students were lucky to receive the pass certificates from the hands of Ma. Bhanudasji in the concluding function kept for the students. Ma. Lakshmi Didi and Ma. Bhanudasji also presented 4 sewing machines to the most needy and deserving students from out of the 10 students.