Uttarakhand State Council For Child Welfare

The Uttarakhand State Council For Child Welfare is a registered voluntary organisation that seeks to promote child welfare in the Indian hill state of Uttarakhand. As part of its child development activities it organises an all India 'Milke Rehna Sikho Shivir'…'Learning to Live Together Camp' where children from all parts of the country live together in a camp at Dehradun.

The Camp for the year 2008 is being organised from 16 May to 22 May 2008 at Government Rajiv Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, Dehradun. The details of this camp are as follows:

236 children are participating from the age group of 10-14 years along with 38 teachers forming 26 teams from 24 Indian States

They visited:

  • Indian Military Academy (IMA)
  • Raj Bhawan
  • Mussoorie
  • Malsi Deer Park
  • Daak - Patthar
  • Ashokan Edict at Kalsi
  • Asan Barrager
  • Forest Research Institute (FRI)
  • Lachchiwala
  • Rishikesh
  • Haridwar
  • Guru Ramdev's Patanjali Yogapeeth

Following talks were conducted for the children:

  • S.L.Bahuguna, famous environmentalist
  • Dr. Bhupender Kaur, Project Director, Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan
  • Geeta Siddhartha, President, ICCW
  • Sri J.C.Pant, (IAS, Retd.) Former Secretary, Govt of India
  • Sri Nilkhil Pant, Head, Child & Youth HRD Division, REACHA, N Delhi
  • Sri DesiRaju (IAS), Principal Secretary, Health and Education, Uttarakhand
  • Governor, Uttarakhand, Sri B.L.Joshi will deliver the valedictory address
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