Cottages for Chhattisgarh Scouts and Guides will be constructed at Pachmarhi
RAIPUR: To provide
housing facilities to Chhattisgarh Scouts and Guides during training,
residential cottages will be constructed at Pachmarhi (Madhya Pradesh), the
national training centre of Scouts and Guides of India.
This was declared by
Scouts and Guides of India state president and agriculture minister Brijmohan Agrawal
at the valedictory function of the training camp organised for the state Scouts
and Guides selected for the President’s award at the outdoor stadium near
Budhatalab. Fifty-one scouts, 25 guides, 11 robbers and two rangers of the
state participated in the 7-day camp.
The cadets were
selected for the President’s award according to the prescribed syllabus of
Scouts and Guides of India and based on their performance in social service and
other training work. Necessary training has been imparted to the scouts and
guides in the state for the screening camp organised at national level. The
selected contestants will be honoured with the President’s award.
Minister Agrawal said
that serving the needy people was the ancient culture of India. Service is the
main objective of Scouts and Guides of India. With the activities of the
organisation, patriotism and social service increase among the youths. Helping
the helpless in difficult situations was the identity of scouts and guides.
Scouts and guides should keep it in mind that the society has much hope in
them, he added.
Commissioner of Scouts and Guides of India G Swami, state working president
Rajesh Agrawal, secretary Ramesh Patnayak, Sanju Narayan Singh Thakur, KK
Awadhiya and other office-bearers of Scouts and Guides of India were present.