Inauguration of Renovated Facilities and Health Initiative at Govt High School, Ratnapur Village Shivampet mandal, Medak district Telangana (GRAMASRI):

The event marks a significant milestone in the ten years of Gramashri Seva conducted by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad, in Ratnapur Village. Renovations included the construction of new toilets for boys and girls at Govt High School, installation of an RO purifier for clean water, and the drilling of a borewell to address water scarcity issues. These initiatives aimed to improve sanitation and health conditions for the villagers and school children, ensuring a better quality of life.

Key Guests and Speakers:
Headmaster of Govt High School
Most Revered Swami Bodhamayananda Maharaj, the Adhyaksha of Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad
Telangana Ramakrishna Seva Samiti Convener, Sri Surya Prakash Garu
Swami Nimishananda Maharaj,VIHE RKM
Gramashri Volunteers Venu garu
Local supporters Nagaraju garu and others

Program highlights:
A procession from the gram panchayat to Govt. High School marked the beginning of the event at 10am.
Welcome and Acknowledgment: The Headmaster of School spoke about the contributions and support provided by Ramakrishna Math over the past decade. School children expressed their gratitude for the new facilities and shared their previous challenges of using inadequate toilets.
Address by Swami Bodhamayananda Maharaj : Swami Bodhamayananda Maharaj inspired the school children and villagers with stories and teachings of Swami Vivekananda, also emphasized on the importance of maintaining the new facilities.
Commitment to Maintenance: Attendees were reminded of the responsibility to maintain the newly built toilets and water facilities for their long-term benefit.
Ratnapur Villagers, Leaders, School children, approximately 500 have attended the program
Swami Bodhamayananda Maharaj's inspirational stories and teachings captivated the audience, particularly the school children, who listened with rapt attention.
An emphasis was placed on the importance of maintaining the newly constructed facilities to ensure their sustainability and longevity.
The atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm and gratitude, with a positive response from the villagers and school children. The event was a testament to the collaborative efforts of Ramakrishna Math and the local community in improving living conditions and promoting health and hygiene.
One notable challenge highlighted was the importance of ongoing maintenance for the newly built facilities. Success was evident in the overwhelming support and appreciation demonstrated by the villagers and school children, indicating the positive impact of the initiatives.
This inauguration event marked a significant milestone in the journey of enhancing sanitation and health conditions in Ratnapur Village, reflecting the commitment to holistic development and community welfare.