Make kids better citizens
Subhapradham off to a grand start in AP and TS. About 23,000 students enroll for fifth phase of Subhapradham
Tirumala: TTD Trust Board Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy said Subhapradham is aimed at imparting Sanatana Dharma and moral values to students in summer classes for making them as best citizens of the country. The summer classes for the fifth phase of Subhapradham has commenced here on a grand scale in both Telugu speaking States on Monday.
Addressing the inaugural session in TTD-run SV Arts College and SPWDPG Colleges in Tirupati, the Chairman said that India is called ‘Veda Bhoomi-Land of Vedas’ since it has emerged from the ancient scriptures Vedas which are nothing but the divine words of Lord Brahma. “Students should learn the basics of our dharma and ethical values embedded in our Vedas to lead a righteous life and serve the mother land,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao said the students are ambassadors of Sanatana Dharma. “We are very much confident that these classes will help you to boost not only your personality but also motivates you to spearhead the cause of Sanatana Dharma in future,” he maintained. He also said that this year new syllabus with 16 chapters have been designed in a simple manner to educate the students. “Apart from this, we are telecasting the classes with eminent scholars on SVBC to reach more number of students,” he added.
The TTD has commenced this unique programme in 2012 with only 3,200 students followed by 5,000 in 2013, about 19,896 in 2014 and over 16,000 in 2015. In the fifth phase, about 23,000 students belonging to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States will undergo training in this summer camp classes under 552 trained instructors in 45 centres.
Special Officer All Projects N Muktheswara Rao, Devasthanams Educational Officer Vijay Kumar, Deputy EOs L Vijaya Saradhi and Dhananjayulu, faculty and students were also present.