Leadership Training Camps
The Foundation has been focusing on the youth in the country with the intention of building good citizenship through elocution competitions, leadership training camps and other activities. The leadership camps are held in small towns and cities in different states. During the last couple of years workshops for teachers are also being organized. The feedback has been heartwarming. One finds tremendous amount of enthusiasm on the part of local contacts who help the Foundation in arranging the activities.
All these activities are arranged in association with Forum of Free Enterprise.
Places where activities have been conducted include: Eluru, Guntur, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Hyderabad (A.P.); Panjim, Margao, Bicholim (Goa), Anand, Pardi, Valsad, Surat, Thamna, Vapi (Gujarat), Yamunanagar (Haryana); Ankola, Arsikere, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bhatkal, Chikmagalur, Gonikoppal, Hassan, Honnavar, Hubli, Karkala, Karwar, Kumta, Kundapur, Manipal, Mercara, Mysuru, Mulki, Nanjangud, Nitte, Pollibetta, Puttur, Sakleshpur, Saragur, Shimoga, Sringeri, Udupi, Ujire (Karnataka); Shimla (Himachal Pradesh); Kottayam (Kerala); Aurtangabad,
Ambad, Baramati, Dombivli, Kalyan, Kolhapur, Jalna, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nashik, Pune, Satara, Talasari, Virar (Maharashtra); Chandigarh, Ludhiana (Punjab); and Annamalai, Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Karaikudi, Kumbakonam, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Theni, Trichy, Valparai (Tamil Nadu).
The Foundation arranges a a five-day residential camp at Lonavala every year. During 2016-17 twenty-four boys and girls from different places participated in this camp. The theme of the camp, inaugurated by Mrs. Deepa Chawan, was ‘Discovering Yourself’. The experts involved in the camps were: Mr. Sachin Kamath, Mr. Rajiv Luv, Mr. Ajit Kamath, Mrs. Clarissa Jathanna, Ms. Vinisha Jayaswal, Mr. Yateen Gharat and Ms. Vasundhara Jakka.