Vachan Prerna Divasy

St. Teresa’s Institute Of Education celebrated Vachan Prerna Divas on 29th October, 2020 at 2:30pm via Google meet. Vachan prerna divas is originally celebrated on 15th October every year on the occasion of the birth anniversary of late. Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam who strongly advocated reading as a necessity more than a hobby.

The program was initiated by Ms. Teresa chettiar and Mrs. Lorna D’souza as the comparers for the event. Ms. Sarah Carvalho led a short prayer service followed by a video on the importance of reading by Ms. Janice Gonsalves. Ms. Neha Gharat enlightened everyone with more information about late. Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam with the help of a video.

One student from each internship then presented their videos for an online book exhibition competition held by the institution. Ms.Sarah Carvalho led Saint Louis Convent High School internship group with the topic books on and by October born great personalities. Biographies of famous personalities were presented by Saint Louis Convent School Dahisar. Mrs Jonita represented the St. Charles group with the topic English fiction, classics and short stories.

Ms. pritika welcomed the guest of honour for the program Sir Maxwell lopes to share his views on books are true friends.

Thereafter, As the competition proceeded Ms. Danica represented the St. Elias Convent high school with the topic Children literature, moral literature and literature for young readers. St Teresa’s Boys High School presented the topic poem which was led by Ms. Pritika Mhatre. Lastly, Ms. Valencia Fernandes represented the group Our Lady of Health, Sahar with the topic nature, plant health, plant Kingdom and International year of plant health.

Ma'am Shakuntala presented the statistics of reading documentation and appreciated the readers for their Corporation in filling the document weekly.

Ms. Larissa Quadroz and Ms. Annabelle D’cruz futher led the program with a fun quiz. Lastly our College Principal Sr. Tanuja Waghmare announced the winners for the Online book exhibition Competition. The program came to an end by reciting and honouring our National Anthem.

The program was a great success with fun activities and valuable information highlighting the need and important of reading.