‘The Legacy of Sai’ – Balvikas Alumni Meet

The much awaited event in the three day Summer Camp was the Balvikas Alumni Held on 13 & 14 May 2017 at Olavakkode Samithi Mandir. Various co-ordinations and preparations were planned much in advance  for the event.
First Day – May 13, 2017
On the first day, 13 evening, the first set of alumni arrived at the venue and they had briefed the summer camp kids about their Experiences with our Sai Maa and And how balvikas and summer camp had helped in their lives. This was really heart touching and motivating for the future kiddies. They were really happy to meet their elder brothers and sisters. The alumni also had become nostalgic after meeting their younger ones. The first meeting was concluded with a small talk about the meet by the Sri A M Prabhakaran, SVP, SSSSO Kerala for the camp participants.
Second Day – May 14, 2017
The second day of balvikas alumni meet began with lighting of lamp at Olavakkode Samithi Mandir by the SVP, DP and other district in charges. As informed earlier 45 alumni from various places gathered at the venue to offer their token of love for their beloved Bhagwan. After this, the inaugural address was given by SVP . He motivated the alumni to think , plan and act effectively to make centenary birthday celebration of our Sai Maa in the most perfect way to please our Swami. After the inaugural address , both the boys and gals divided among themselves into two groups and listed our their plans,/ activities for the next eight years for the centenary birthday celebrations.
After an hour of brainstorming​ session , both groups shared their ideas and final they have consolidated all the ideas which made a clear cut action plan. Mr.Ratheesh and Ms. Lakshmi Prabha were selected as the balvikas alumni in charges for both boys and girls.
In the evening, at the concluding session of balvikas summer camp, the dist youth in charge (gents) Mr. Arun Das presented the Preliminary Action Plan put forward by the Alumni.
The main activities in the action plan are:
1. To form a balvikas E-directory with details of each and every  balvikas alumni in the district before 31st July.
 2. Balvikas resource bank
Group 1,2,3 syllabus digitization – 10 model Balvikas centres – Resources for core components like food, time, energy etc., – Training camp for Gurus by Balvikas alumni in December 2017 – 10 model balvikas kid from each centre.
3. Career guidance forum –  early career guidance – job opportunities for degree completed students.
4. Sai Matrimony – to initiate marriage proposals among the sai youth in the organisation.
5. Sai Helpline – by the alumni where in we can have help for all kinds.
6. Digitization of the Group II Geetha syllabus ( 12 Slokas) before 92 birth day of Bhagwan by ensuring 100 percent participation of all Mahila alumni who were participated in the camp.
7. To present 93 baby gowns to the new born babies which are stitched by the balvikas alumni Mahila vibhag in connection with Swami’s 93rd birth day.
8. 108 lead singers from Palakkad by 2025.
9. Green Army – Planting a tree by each balvikas alumni.
10. A Mega Alumni Meet is proposed to conduct in the Month of October by with all alumni in the district.
After the presentation, the two district in charges were introduced to the audience by the SVP.
The alumni meet was concluded by giving away  mementos to the alumni and a photo session with Bhagwan. The two day meet was really a memorable one for each participant and they left the mandir with heart full of gratitude to our Bhagwan.