Chandigarh

Chandigarh Govt school students script success story with beauty products

May 24, 2018 05:13 PM

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: Though not exactly of the magnitude of “Patanjali” products, a similar-looking success story is being scripted by students  health and beauty  vocational course of Government Senior Secondary School, Manimajra Town. The students have exhibited and put their health beauty products for sale. The products range from orange face,  Chandan face and Neem face packs available at reasonable price.
                  
For those who have hair problems, there is a solution in shape of hair nourishment oil. Rose eye drops for eyes ailments and tonner for skin were also on displayed.  One of the girl students told that when this morning one of her items was purchased at a cost of Rs 150 she was unable to share her feelings of satisfaction. Even the education secretary was so much impressed by the products he suggested to get these patent.
                    
Ms Ashu Bala, teacher revealed that most of the raw material for these products available on the premises of the school.   There were 20 installs displaying various products. During the past four years 102 students of vocational courses got jobs ranging  salary between Rs 8000 to Rs 60,000. Some of the students are also working part-time and earning between Rs 4,000 to Rs 8,000 per month says the official.     
                    
The Education Department of Chandigarh organized an exhibition-cum-sale at Kisan Bhawan, Sector 35, Chandigarh on Thursday. Exhibition witnessed a large number of products prepared by the students during their vocational study in different courses. Eatables to health and beauty products, printed children, ladies garments and hand painted block and screen printed linen with textile designing were the proofs of expertise of students.
                     
The official of the education department said that real work situation was created in the school workshop. Students worked under the supervision of their teachers experts in various courses. Schools were providing funds for purchase of raw materials and money so collected deposited in government account.
                   
To develop the entrepreneurship skills in the students, they are involved in the process of production, right from the first stage of purchasing the material to the last stage of finishing of an item.  Cost calculation of each item is also done by the students and finally the items are packed nicely for display in the Exhibition-cum-Sale.
                   
An effective platform for the students of various vocational courses to practice their entrepreneurial skills and come face to face with the customers has been provided by the department.  The pocket friendly prices of all items attract large number of people to this Exhibition-cum-Sale.
                    
Approximately 500 students from various Govt. Sr. Sec. Schools offering Fashion Designing, Textile Designing, Hotel Management & Catering, Bakery & Confectionery and Food Service Management and Health Care & Beauty Culture are participating in the event.
                    
Mr. B.L.Sharma Education Sectary, U.T., Chandigarh inaugurated the Exhibition-cum-sale. 

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