Exhibition on Anthropology
A 5-weeks long exhibition on Human Origin, Genome & People of India was organised in collaboration with the Anthropological Survey, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India which attracted large number of students, teachers and other visitors through days starting from 13th September 2008.
Skill upgradation training programme for tribal honey collectors
A skill upgradation training programme for tribal honey collectors was held at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama in collaboration with TRIFED under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India. At the end of the training session, honey collection and production kit were distributed to the trainees.
A Science Seminar on Preservation of Biodiversity was held from 3rd June to 6th June 2008 in collaboration with Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata. More than 100 students and about 10 teachers participated from 5 other schols in addition to R.K. Mission H.S. School, Cherrapunjee when the following topics were covered for enlightenment of students/teachers by experts viz. Prof.(Dr.) Kalyan Mandi, Retd. Principal Scottish Church College, Kolkata and Prof.(Dr.) Swati Sen Mandi, Bose Institute, Kolkata.
1.What is Biodiversity
2.Why study Biodiversity
1.Origin and Diversification of living organisms constituting Biodiversity.
2.Important utilization of Biodiversity
3.India’s share of Global Biodiversity
4.Biodiversity of NE India with special reference to Agro-Biodiversity and Medicinal Plant Diversity the region.
1.Biodiversity of Crop Plants
2.Courses for extinction of Biodiversity
3.Conservation of Biodiversity – in situ
4.Conservation of Biodiversity – ex situ
1.Legislation for Biodiversity Protection and Benefit Sharing
2.Documentation and Evaluation of Biodiversity
3.Recapitulation and Exercise on course content
Value oriented drama based on Tagore’s famous poem Mulyaprapti
A value oriented drama based on Tagore’s famous poem Mulyaprapti staged by the students of Ramakrishna Mission H.S. School, Cherrapunjee on the occasion of Tagore Festival 2008 organised in Shillong Aurobinda Hall by the Government of Meghalaya.
Visit of Sri Shivraj V. Patil, Union Home Minister
Accompanied by Dr. Donkupar Roy, Chief Minister of Meghalaya and several other dignitaries, Shri Shivraj V. Patil, Union Home Minister visited the feeder school at Bholaganj, close to Indo-Bangla Border, on 14th May 2008.
Visit of Dr. Ashim Dasgupta, Finance Minister of West Bengal
Accompanied by several high officials from the Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, Dr. Ashim Dasgupta, Finance Minister Government of West Bengal as well as Chairman Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers, GOI, New Delhi visited RKM., Cherrapunjee on 31st May 2008.