YUVA TOURISM CLUB for classes VI to XII Sector
The participation of learners in Tourism Clubs is anticipated to cultivate metacognitive skills. In order to imbue in learners a fervour for exploring the physical environment, and technological aspects, students from classes VI to VII were taken to Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) in Kolkata, which is the first science museum in the country under the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. At BITM, students not only acquired knowledge of curricular concepts in basic physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, and electronics, etc, but also gained insights into current topics of interest in science and technology, as well as related social issues. Students of class VIII visited the Indian Museum, located at 1 Park Street, Kolkata, which is the earliest and largest multipurpose museum in the Indian subcontinent. Students of Class IX visited Gongoni Danga, a natural canyon situated near the town of Garbeta, in the Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal. The more imaginative city folk have christened it as the Grand Canyon of West Bengal. Students of class X paid a visit to Jorasanko Thakur Bari or the ancestral house of the Tagores. The glorious mansion is one of the most beautiful heritage buildings of Kolkata, the birthplace of Rabindranath Tagore and also the place where he spent his childhood and later years. Students of Bengali department of classes XI and XII paid a visit to Santiniketan and Students of Hindi department had explored Deulti, a popular cultural heritage for being the abode of the famous Bengali novelist Late Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.