Vijayawada: AP State Skill Development Corporation MD & CEO, Dr Arja Srikanth stressed the need to encourage creative skills of children by igniting ideas through different means like art camps, etc.
Dr Srikanth inaugurated a four-day summer camp for the kids of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Vidya Vihar (SKCV), organised by the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati, in association with Sarvodaya Marketing, at Madhu Malaxmi Chambers on Monday.
In the camp, the children will be introduced to arts, crafts, storytelling, clay modelling, pot decoration, etc. Summer camps help children learn skills through play way, he said, adding that such camps would also help children having extraordinary skills display their talent.
Dr Arja Srikanth gave away art kits to the participants of the camp. Former director, All India Radio, M. Krishna Kumari motivated the kids to take up creative writing by actively involving the children through questions and answers.
Bandla Madhava Rao, correspondent, Sikara School, listed out many ideas and said that art camps will help students learn special skills.
Sandeep Mandava, CEO, MPVL, said that the CCVA has been organising summer art camps for the last four years to help children understand what art and craft meant.
Senior artists Kolusu Subrah-manyam, OD Malleswara Rao and V. Venugopala Rao trained and enriched understanding the concept of art among the students through demonstration lectures.
CCVA, CEO, Dr E. Sivanagi Reddy, M.S.R.K. Prasad and Dr. N.V.P.S Mahalaxmi shared their ideas on learning art through fun-filled activities. Storytelling expert Ch. Sneha Chinmayi, famous dentist and chairman, SKCV, Dr A. Sridhara Reddy also presented their ideas.
Dr. Sivanagi Reddy said that the venue of the art camp would continue till Friday. Senior artist P. Srujan, clay modelling and pot decoration artist K. Minakshi would teach the students the basics in the specific areas.
Designing crafts from waste would be demonstrated by Dr N.V.P.S. Mahalaxmi. Bhandari Hitesh Jain of Sarvodaya Marketing, Chimpi-rayya, Satya Srinivas, Narayanarao and Durga Sagar from Malaxmigroup and Esupadam from SKCV participated in the event, said Dr. Reddy....