BHUBANESWAR: More than 2500 Railway Bharat Scouts & Guides volunteers from 16 zonal railways all over the country are scheduled to participate in the All India Railway Bharat Scouts and guides Jamborette here from January 6 to 11 being organized here by the East Coast Railways.
Railway sources here said, Scouts and Guides, Rovers , Rangers, Leaders , Organisers will perform their Scouting Skills in the field of First Aid, Pioneering, Compass, Mapping and Backwoodsman Cooking along with Social Awareness activities, Disaster Management, Human Chain and Route March on Social Awareness, Pageant Show during the six day function.
Chief Personnel Officer cum State Chief Commissioner of Bharat Scouts & Guides of East Coast Railway Manju Ray said the East Coast Railway is organizing this mega event for the first time in Bhubaneswar. The volunteers, she said will learn and display their activities during any crisis and also exchange their culture, language, tradition, food habits, folklore and traditional dress along with social awareness.
The volunteers will also conduct social awareness programmes through Human Chain, Route March, Swachh Bharat Skits/Street Plays , including flash mob to educate the community.
In the evening, cultural programmes like traditional folk dances of different parts of the country will be performed, Member Staff of Railway Board D K Gayen will inaugurate the function and Odisha Governor S C Jamir will grace the occasion as Chief Guest in the concluding ceremony.