Value based education: Only at AIM for Seva

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Value based education: Only at AIM for Seva

The son of agricultural farmers, Sakharam Muwel hails from a village located in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar district.  A famous tourist spot, Dhar is packed with amazing attractions that include forts, old temples and waterfalls. People flock to the place to witness its architectural wonder and stunning natural beauty.

Sakharam’s father has a two acre farm and the family cultivates wheat, corn, chana dhal and soya bean. If the monsoon is normal, the family is able to get an annual net income of Rs 70,000 to 80,000.

Sakharam is the youngest among five children (four brothers and one sister). He joined the Bapu-Buddh AIM for Seva Chatralayam for Boys Indore, Madhya Pradesh in 2007 when he was in Class 6. After completing his 8th standard, Sakharam shifted to the Smt. Jamuna Bai Chanchlani AIM For Seva Chatralayam for Boys at Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh.

After completing his schooling in 2014, Sakharam enrolled in a government Polytechnic College in the region.

Alongside, he prepared for competitive exams and Sakharam appeared for the police exams in April 2017. He got selected and after a nine month training period, the big moment came in May 2018 when Sakharam got inducted in the Madhya Pradesh Police force.

Sakharam chronicles his life’s journey.

“Respected Swamiji, respected teachers and all other supporters of AIM for Seva, my greetings to you all. I am Sakahram Muwel and I come from a small village Jirapur, located in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh.

I would first of all like to express gratitude to my Swami ji (Swami Aishvaryananda Saraswati ji, the coordinator of our Chatralayams in Madhya Pradesh) who was like a father figure to me.  Today, I would like to share how your contribution and the AIM for Seva eco system helped shape my personality.  I would like to begin by sharing my early Chatralayam years.

When I joined the Chatralayam (in Indore) in Class 6, I did not enjoy the experience very much as I was separated from my parents and siblings. As time passed, the Chatralayam residents became my family and I got the same love and affection here as I got from my household.

Thirteen years back when I joined the Chatralayam, I did not have the slightest hint that my life would undergo a massive transformation. Today, I am in the police force in Mandla zilla, Madhya Pradesh and I am very happy.  The reason for this is my parents and the contribution of my hostel coordinator and other staff at AIM for Seva. I take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude to all of them.

If I were to talk about education, I can safely state that one can get educated in any institution but culture and value based education can only be imbibed at AIM for Seva. I would like to tell all my brother students at AIM for Seva to study with full concentration and ensure that you make your parents proud and also make sure that your institution’s flag flies high.

I would once again like to share my heartfelt gratitude to all the Sadhu coordinators of AIM for Seva and all other supporters associated with this movement. I would continue my association with AIM for Seva and would support it in whatever way I can.

Thank You. Jai Hind.”

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