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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

February 24, 2012

CONVENTION OF SRI SATHYA SAI SCHOOLS IN INDIA:

The Third Convention of Sri Sathya Sai Schools in India was recently conducted at Prashanthi Nilayam on 18th and 19th February 2012.The conference was attended by nearly 200 delegates comprising of Principals and members of the Management from 88 out of 99 Sri Sathya Sai Schools from all over India. The convention was also attended by the State Presidents of The Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations and State Trust Convenors of the various Sri Sathya Sai Trusts in India.

The theme of the convention was “The Way Forward To Excellence” in Sri Sathya Sai Schools in India.The objective was to take stock of the commissions and omissions since the second convention held in Nagpur , Maharashtra and  pave the way for future commitments and actions.The aim was to ensure in all schools Academic Excellence, Human Excellence and Environmental Excellence. 

In her welcome address, Ms Meera Kulkarni, Faculty, Institute of Sathya Sai School reiterated the need to experience Bhagawan’s omnipresence and strengthen the inner voice so that Bhagawan becomes the voice of our conscience.Dr B G Pitre, Director, Institute of Sathya  Sai Education India,traced the history of the Sai education movement.Shri Ranga Rao,
Convenor, Sri Sathya Sai Trust, AP  in his inaugural address elaborated on the the milestones covered.

Shri Nimish Pandya, Trustee, Sri Sathya Sai Trust, Maharashtra, speaking on the “way forward to excellence” assured there was no crisis ailing Mother India except the crisis of human character. Quoting Sri Satya Sai Baba extensively, he said that the the 99 Sathya Sai Schools with their 50000 children every year tutored by the 1900  committed teachers/gurus provided
an amazing opportunity to make  the miracle of character formation happen.

The convention then split into several panels which discussed the following subjects.

Panel 1- Concept of Excellence in Schools

Panel 2- Efforts to achieve excellence

There were intensive group discussions on various subjects

Announcing that the next convention will be held in 2014 at Indore,Madhya Pradesh.Mr V.Srinivasan,All India President gave specific guidelines in the search for excellence. He said that this journey cannot end as each milestone is only a a step to the next milestone. He outlined the scheme of interaction between the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation and the schools and also outlined the participation of the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust in this Mission.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

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