The 30thRoad Safety Week (2019) is celebrated nationwide from 4th February to 10th February. There have been various awareness campaigns and events which are being conducted in all the States.
S.V.M.Hr.Sec.School, Royapettah conducted programmes on 6th Feb at the school premises. Two Traffic Policemen from Royapettah Police Station addressed the students on the importance of Road Safety and explained the various traffic rules and regulations. Wearing helmets and seat belts, avoiding travelling on foot board in buses, avoiding use of mobile phones while riding, and using Zebra crossing while crossing roads and creating awareness about dangers of drunken driving are some of the important road safety rules. They distributed loaflets(containing road safety measures) to the students.
About 50 students of the school later took out a rally near the school carrying placards and distributed leaflets to the public and car drivers. The school Principal thanked the Traffic Policemen on their initiative in creating awareness among the students & Public on the importance of Road Safety.
“Vigilance Awarness Week” (29th October to 3rd Nov 2018) was conducted by Income Tax Dept at the school premises. The theme of this year celebration is “ EradicateCorrupption – Build a New India”. Mr. N. Shankaram, IRS, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax was the chief guest. Mr. Srinath, Mrs. SubhashreeAnanthaKrishanan and Dr. Pandian , Income Tax official also took part. A dance and music on “Eradication of corruption “ was held. M.P. Shruthi of 9th std spoke on the “ Corruption free society”
Herbs grown in schools can be used to support curriculum work in science.. Students are given training in growing these plants. The school is also planting saplings wherever the space permits. These saplings would grow into tiny trees offering the much needed green cover.
Child Safety Awareness programme held at the school premises on 3rd September 2019 for Classes VI to VIII, conducted by All Women E2 Police Station – W23, Royapettah, Chennai 14. The guests of the programme were Mrs.Antony Vijithra – Inspector of Police, Mrs.Jayaseeliya and Mrs.Vijaya – Head Constables. In view of providing Safety for Women & Children our Hon’ble Chief Minister Thiru.Edappadi K.Palaniswamy launched recently Amma Patrol Vehicle , which was brought to the school to be viewed by students today.
Mrs.Antony Vijithra spoke about the problems faced by the children of age group 4 – 18 years like sexual abuse, harassment, child labour etc., and the methods to overcome these situations, in emergency, through patrol service. She highlighted the services rendered by the vehicle for the benefit of needy children. Help line numbers were given to the students.
The H.M, Mrs.Willsy felicitated the guests & rendered Vote of thanks applauding the noble service of the Police department for its untiring services & good schemes for the welfare of the society.
About 100 NSS & Scouts volunteers of S.V.M.Hr.Sec.School, Royapettah as part of extra – curricular activity, took up the task of cleaning the Chitrakulam Tank (Sri Kesava Perumal Temple), Mylapore on 13th & 14th August. They cleared the shrubs in and around the temple and also cleared the steps leading to the tank much to the delight of onlookers who gathered around. This environment – friendly attitude of the students and the enthusiasm with which they carried out the task raised the eye brows of not only the visitors to the temple but the general public too. The temple authorities expressed their thanks to the school Management and the staff members who accompanied the volunteers.