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Inter State Tour "Jalandhar to Odisha"
*Students of Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala enjoyed Odisha Trip*
An educational excursion was arranged by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kapurthala in which three students of NSS unit of Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala went to Odisha from 25th January to 3rd February 2023. It was a ten-day tour which covered some famous spots of Odisha including Bhuvneshwar, Puri and Konark . Students spent their first two days at KIIT, University, Bhuvneshwar and next two days at Gurudwara Sahib Shri Aarta Sahib, Puri. The tour began by visiting KIIS, a tribal school where more than 3 lakh students from tribal community take education as well as get the training under the programme "Earn While You Learn". Organisations like UNESCO support their idea of making young individuals the great citizens of India. The students also visited the religious places like Lingaraj Temple and Jagannath Temple that filled the students with the divine energy. Students were overwhelmed by the hospitality of Odiya people, their rich art and diverse culture. The Swargdwar Beach has its roots related to Sikh religion, where Guru Nanak Dev Ji arrived with his disciple Mardana.
Motive: To encourage the volunteers to gain knowledge about the archaeological , historic and cultural importance of Odisha
Outcome: Students also came to know about the archaeological importance of Bhuvneshwar. They visited the caves which are on two hills i.e. Udaygiri and Khandagiri built during the first century BC. Moreover, the sight of Konark Sun Temple mesmerized the students with its scenic beauty and architecture. They also visited the 'Peace Pagada’ the Shanti Stupa of Dhauligiri. The whole excursion turned out to be an educational fiesta and enjoyment trip to the students.
No of Beneficiaries: 03
25-01-2023 to 03-02-2023
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