On the occasion of the birthday of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, 'Children's Day is celebrated everywhere with enthusiasm. Pune District Education Association's English Medium Secondary School and Junior College, Akurdi also celebrated Children's Day with various artistic creations by the students. The chief guest for the programme was Mr Deva Tambe, Founder of International President-International Environment-Friendly Multipurpose Organization India. The programme started with the salutation and Saraswati Pujan and the image of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru by honourable Deva Tambe, school principal, Priti Dabade, senior teacher, Meena Nachonkar and student representatives.
Students enjoyed this special day by performing various cultural programmes on the occasion of Children's Day. It included various arts such as singing, playing musical instruments, dancing, and reciting poetry. The dignitaries appreciated the talent of the students and tried to highlight various social issues. He tried to educate the students about juvenile delinquency, child labour, child health, child abuse etc. He gave a message in his speech that since the child of today is the intelligent citizen of tomorrow, it is necessary to inculcate good things towards society and the habit of maintaining social consciousness in the minds of children at an early age. On the occasion of Children's Day, dignitaries awarded the students who excelled in various competitions with certificates and medals. On this occasion, 4 students were awarded as 'students of the year'. The school was given the 'National Environment Friend award 2022'.
Also, all the teachers who are active participants in various environmentally friendly activities implemented under the National Environment-Friendly Multi-Purpose Organization were also felicitated with certificates. Sweets were distributed to the students at the end of the programme. Anchoring of the programme was done by the students Shrushti Kumhar and Anushka Pisal, and the vote of thanks was given by Harshita Patil. The programme was organized by the cultural department under the guidance of the school principal, Priti Dabade