World Health Day

Meditation for School students on World Mental Health Day, Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya School Nalgonda, Hyderabad

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On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2023, a meaningful initiative took place at KGBV School near the village of Adloor in Nalgonda District. Recognizing the importance of mental well-being, meditation classes were conducted for the students to promote mindfulness and emotional resilience. Against the backdrop of this global observance, the sessions aimed not only to provide practical tools for stress management but also to raise awareness about the significance of mental health in the overall development of young minds.

As the sunlit classrooms of KGBV School became spaces of tranquility and introspection, the students eagerly participated in the meditation classes. The initiative sought to empower them with mindfulness techniques, fostering a sense of inner calm and emotional well-being. It was a small yet impactful step towards prioritizing mental health within the educational landscape, emphasizing that nurturing the mind is as vital as nurturing academic prowess. By integrating meditation into the World Mental Health Day activities at KGBV School, the hope is to sow seeds of mindfulness that will continue to bloom in the lives of these students, contributing to a positive and resilient future.

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Nagesh Karuturi

Founder Director

A management professional with 24 years of experience in international leadership positions in India, Africa, South Asia, Europe, and the United Kingdom, graduated from India’s Symbiosis Institute of Business Management with an MBA in marketing. He has led teams of up to 6500 personnel and has executed top-notch processes for sales, operations, human resources, quality assurance, and auditing. He has led and carried out programs for vulnerable communities in India and Africa, focusing on education, economic empowerment, life skills, the environment, sanitation, healthcare, and nutrition. In 2011, the Lions Club International Foundation awarded him the Melvin Jones Fellowship for his humanitarian work, and in 2014, the Lions Club International President’s Certificate of Appreciation was given for his outstanding accomplishments in carrying out the organization’s mission.​