It has become a common misconception that today’s youth are self centered, lacking values, aim and drive in their lives, think about no one else but their own selves. Fortunately there is a growing breed of young citizens like Prakhar Mittal, who are constantly breaking these kinds of stereotypes.
Prakhar is an alumnus of Parwati Prema Jagati Saraswati Vihar, Nainital Uttarkhand. The MBA student is a member of International Pioneers club Ramnagar, which is associated with a wide assortment of social work. Recently he shared his story with Vidya Bharati Purv Chatra team via a short interview, which has been given below:
Interviewer : Please tell us something about your educational and professional background.
Prakhar Mittal : I have done my initial schooling from Parwati Prema Jagati Saraswati Vihar in Nainital and completed my 12th from Little Scholars School, Uttarakhand. I completed my B. Com degree from PNG PG College, Uttarakhand and presently pursuing my M.B.A from Kumaun University.
I also run my own garment business in Ramnagar Uttarakhand.
Interviewer : Did your school have any impact in your life?
Prakhar Mittal : I feel extremely lucky to be a part of the Vidya Bharati family. All my teachers and my school provided me with an encouraging atmosphere, where I was able to hone my skills. I loved sports, especially football and due to the opportunities provided by my school I was able to compete in several sporting events. I also joined NCC as well. My passion for social service is also something for which I am thankful to the values taught to me during my school days.
Interviewer : Please tell us something about your social service.
Prakhar Mittal : I am an active member of an organization called International Pioneers club Ramnagar, Nainital which was established in 1969. I joined the organisation two years back in 2017. The club is associated with several kinds of social service such as :
Setting up of free medical camps
Establishment and running of local Homeopathy hospital, and dispensaries which provides free medicines to the poor.
Provision of financial assistances for admission of poor students in schools
Organisation of blood donation camps
Running of blood and oxygen banks
Setting up of rural libraries
Organizing cultural and literary programs
Running environmental protection campaigns
Distribution of warm clothes and blankets to the homeless during the winters etc. to name a few.
The organisation is also a great supporter of Indian culture, ethos and ideals and runs regular campaigns supporting the same. It has also been publishing a monthly journal, named ‘Pioneer Chetana’ for the last 18 years.
Vidya Bharati Purv Chatra Parishad thanks Prakhar Mittal for sharing his thoughts and experiences with the community.
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