Vision & Mission
The Chavara Cultural Centre, established in 1971, has been active in spreading human values among all people, irrespective of cast, creed, or sex. Our Centre has earned a reputation for excellence and authenticity in this field.
Talent PromotionTo discover and encourage the innate abilities of youth, the following programmes are envisaged: Quiz contest, debates, art exhibitions, courses in public speaking, efficient study methods, journalism, film and theatre appreciation.
Health AwarenessTo make youth aware of the importance of health living course, seminars, and workshop will be arranged relating to the following subjects: Yoga, Personal hygiene, food and nutrition, basic principles of Allopathy, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Acupuncture etc.
Personality DevelopmentTo develop the personality of youth, exposure will be given to modern psychological techniques like counselling, transactional analysis and to time-tested traditions of prayers and contemplation.
Youth ProblemsYouth in India have their own special problems. Very often, they take to escapist method when confronted with the challenges of life. Classes and Seminars will be organized to bridge the gap between the elders and youth to assure continuity of our great tradition, and to wean youth from cankerous habits like alcoholism, drug addition, promiscuity etc.
Festivals and CelebrationsWith a view to achieving national and religious festivals and will commemorates the memories of great national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Vivekananda, Ambedkar, Narayana guru, Chattambi Swamikal etc.
Inter-Religious DialogueTo counter the rising tide of communalism and fundamentalism and to foster unity, among people belonging to different religious traditions, live togethers, get-togethers and interfaith dialogues will be organized.
Value EducationTo include in young men and women the value systems of different cultural traditions and to create in them a meaning for life, it is proposed to conduct value education programmes in the centre.
Current AffairsTo enlighten the youth about the legal awareness contemporary socio-political and religious issues and to help them in objectively and realistically evaluate their role, we propose to conduct special courses and seminars.
EnvironmentTo build among people ecological awareness and to bring home to them the ideal of human stewardship of nature, various aspects related to pollution and its control, town planning, sustainable development, deforestation, responsibility towards birds and animals will be held in the centre.
Science and TechnologyTo make people aware of the modern developments in the field of science, and technology, short courses and seminars will be conducted. Special courses on computer technology will also be organized.
Summer SchoolsIn addition to the above programme, the Centre hopes to organize regular summer course of one-month duration to university students on topics related to sociology ,politics, religion and science by a visiting faculty of eminent professors.
Women and SocietyTo clarify, evaluate and restate the rights, obligations, and the role of women in the family and in society, special courses, seminars and workshops will be organized, especially with a view to eradicating social injustice towards women.
Social ServiceTo uplift especially marginalised and the poor, vocational/self help programmes, free educational and housing programmes, placement bureaus , marriage bureaus etc will be started.
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