Scouts & Guides

SCOUTS & GUIDES

In the year 1990, Scouting started in India. The first Guide Company in India was started in Jabalpur, Central India in 1911.The objective of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. Scout and Guide units are separate though they have some coeducational activities such as Rallies, Jamborees, and conferences.

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Movement is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of local, national and international communities. 

PRINCIPLES: The Scout /Guide Movement is based on the following principles:

DUTY TO GOD: Adherence to spiritual principle, loyalty to the religion that expresses the acceptance of the duties resulting there from. 
 

DUTY TO OTHERS: Loyalty to one's country in harmony of local and international peace, understanding, co-operation. Participation in the development of society with recognition and respect for dignity of one's fellowmen and for the integrity of the natural world. 
 

DUTY TO SELF: Responsibility for the development of one’s self.

THE METHOD: The Scout /Guide Method is a system of progressive self-education through: 

  • A Promise and Law 
  • Learning by doing. 
  • Membership of small groups under adult leadership involving progressive discovery and acceptance of responsibility and training towards self -government directed towards the development of character, and the acquisition of competence, self-reliance, dependability and capacities to co-operate and to lead. 
  • Progressive and stimulating programmes of various activities based on the interest of the participants including games, useful skills and services to the community taking place largely in an outdoor setting in contact with nature.

For Further Information Contact:

Prof. Sham Bansal (Department of Mathematics)

Prof. Ramneek Kaur (Department of Physics)