India – March 2021

Written by our India Team.

Program Updates.

In the month of February, after a long break there was a lot of hustle and bustle in schools. The schools are geting back to normal. The students of grade 5 onwards are back to their normal studies. The students of our partner school are very excited and happy to meet with their friends and teachers after a long gap. They showed much interest in their studies. In this month, we are reflecting on our work how it impacts students. We discussed with the students of grade 9 and 10 about the knowledge they had retained from the previous workshops to assess their knowledge and capabilities. We found that students missed Futuresense Foundation workshops as they like how practical they are and enjoy the creative and memorable teaching style.


Vasant Panchami – Celebration of Yellow Colour.

In the month of February, people celebrate Vasant Panchami. For many Hindus, It is the festival dedicated to goddess Saraswati who is their goddess of knowledge, language, music and all arts. This festival marks the preparation for the arrival of spring

The colour yellow has the great significance in the celebration of Vasant Panchami as it marks the harvest time of mustard crop that has yellow bloom, which is goddess Saraswati’s favourite colour. On this day people wear yellow clothes, worship the goddess and prepare sweets yellow in colour.


Students worshiping goddess Saraswati
Students with teachers on theday of Vasant Panchami

COVID-19 Update.

In India, Covid cases are recorded in the month of February at 11,063,491. In the month of February, the COVID-19 vaccine has been administered to healthcare and frontline workers in the country, crossed 10 million people vaccinated. From March 1, the COVID-19 vaccination will be extended to people aged 60 years above and those aged above 45 years with comorbidities.


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