Balasabha Students to explore and research through Nadariyan Campaign Updated On 2017-09-11
Balasabha, the collective attempt to ensure children's participation in the democratic space at the local Government level and in their community sets a unique model by coming up with a brand new campaign to explore, research and study about the rich tradition and culture that our land posses.
Apart from other activities framed and run by Balasabha, this time a new campaign is launched. It is 'Nadariyan' Campaign, the programme designed for the Balasabha members to explore, research and study and thereby understand more about their own places. Through Nadariyan Campaign, this time the Balasabha members will research about the weather, farming techniques, soil, Man, Art, Literature and culture of the olden times and will makes note out of that.
A minimum of 5 students would be selected from each Balasabhas ofevery wards in panchayaths. Specially trained Balasabha Resource persons will lead the team. The Nadariyan campaign team will study about the history of the evolution of the name of the places, about monuments, mansions, farming techniques, seed types, old farming tools, traditional art forms, folk arts, rural libraries, rural celebrations, mountains, valleys, rivers, eco system, transportation system, health system, old health treatment methods, health habits, history of all social protests, saving systems etc. Through this campaign Kudumbashree envisages to make the students aware about the rich tradition and culture we possess and thereby making them able to retain those.
This study is inevitable to retain our bio diversity. Balasabha hopes to recreate a new Kerala out of this. The detailed reports of the Nadariyan Campaign will be submited in State Level before 30 September 2017.
Balasabha is a collective attempt to ensure the participation of children in the democratic space at the local Government level and in their community. Small Learning Groups for experimental and systematic learning, opportunities for understanding democratic process, participation in conserving environment, enabling children to unfold the intricacies of collectivization are the basic focal points of Balasabha. There are 43,000 Balsabhas in the state with 7 lakhs children as members.