Sourav Sharma, 12th, CBSE, New Delhi

Dear Friends, its my privilege to introduce young Administrator of Team Blue Pen, who is yet to turn 18-SOURAV SHARMA. Interestingly, Sourav is one of the first Volunteers who joined Team Blue Pen at tender age of 16. Due to his hardwork and commitment to cause of Flyover/Slum kids, Sourav rose in ranks. Inspite of his own academic pressure, Sourav has hardly missed a session in last one year. It has been my pleasure to watch youg sourav lead the team and silently manage daily operations of Blue Pen, which carefully working on each and every minute details.

So far as socio-educational backgound is concerned,Sourav is pursuing in XII class (commerce). Discussind about himself. Sourav says, “I belong to middle class family. My father is a shopkeeper. My father works hard to fulfill needs of family. From my friend, Rahul Basist I came to know abt Blue pen. So I joined it.”

When asked about his experience with Blue Pen, Sourav mentions,”I got to learn so many things from Mam Dr. Manorama Khanna and A. K Triphati sir. They both have taught me to fight in every bad situation and never give up. After coming here I realized that the purpose of my life is to contribute in building a wonderful Nation by helping these children. The slogan “No child should be left behind” always inspire me to work. I have completed one year with Blue pen. It was a Grt journey. Blue pen Ngo seems to become a major and influential part of these kids live, their outlook towards things is now changing for good”

I would request all viewers to come forward and use distribution network of Blue Pen to donate New/Old items like Toys, Blankets for upcoming winters, Toys, Clothes, School Bags or other Daily utility items, for our Flyover/Slum kids/Women.

Blue Pen provides best way of celebrating Birthday/Anniversaries of your and Dear ones. It will be great if Donor himself comes and donate by hand, else Blue Pen also provides facility of picking up this stuff from your home and distribute it on your behalf.

(NOTE: Sharing our bi-weekly posts carious groups of Facebook/Whatsapp helps us identify more volunteers, and cover more slums)

A. WHAT WE DO? :- Our objective is to impart to Kids/Women of Flyover/Slums, following modules:-
* Regular Teaching sessions, with special focus on females (on lines of “Beti Padhao-Beti Bachao Abhiyaan”)
* Teaching Cleanliness & Personal Hygiene (on lines of “Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan”)
* Nutritious Food (on lines of “Swastha Bachpan” Program)
* Skill development (Ex. Cycle/mobile/auto repair etc) (on lines of “Kushal Bharat Abhiyaan”)
* Regular Medical Checkups (on lines of “Swastha Bachpan” Program)
* Teaching Electronic Gadgets (on lines of “Digital Connect India Program”)

B. OUR SCHEDULE:- Every Sunday, our timetable is:
*930-1030AM : Munirka-I, Munirka-II & IIT flyover (all parallel sessions)
*11-12PM: Safdarjung & Nizamuddin sessions (parallel sessions)
*12:30-1PM: lunch of volunteers at near moolchand metro
*2-4Pm: “Extended” sessions at Prajapati mohalla, Tughlaqabad village & Sangam vihar (all parallel sessions)

(For exact Google locations of sites, pls visit our website www.bluepenindia.org )

C. HOW VIEWERS CAN CONTRIBUTE / PARTICIPATE IN BLUE PEN TO HELP ‘FLYOVER KIDS’?
(Note: We only accept Crossed Cheque/Draft/RTGS, only in name of “Blue Pen”..Home collection of Cheque facility available..Please avoid Cash as Blue Pen believes in ‘Transparent-Cashless’ philosophy… visit https://www.bluepenindia.org/campaigns/donate/donate/ ….Feel free to Ring up 9013130000 for any help)

C-1. VOLUNTEERING EVERY SUNDAY: Best way to contribute to this noble cause for these deprived kids/women, is to participate in our 1Hr teaching sessions at different Flyovers every Sunday.Every new volunteer enables us to cover 20 new slum kids.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-2. “MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM in name of your Beloved ones” (15000/Yr):- Our viewers can contact us to announce “Memorial Scholarship in memory of their own parents/Grand parents/beloved ones” for selected meritorious kid of Flyovers/Slums, which will be popularised by us on various media platforms as well as our Website.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-3. SPONSOR A FLYOVER (10,000/month):- This will cover cost of Food & Education of all kids of a particular Flyover for one month.Name of Donor will be flashed on our website as well as publicised on various social media platforms.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-4. SPONSOR-A-SLUM (20,000/Month):- This will cover cost of Food/Education of all kids at particular slum like Sangam Vihar/Tughlaqabad etc, whose no.of kids far more than flyover.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-5. CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY OF YOUR BELOVED ONE WITH FLYOVER KIDS (Cost: Actual Receipt of McDonald+1000/-as Trust charges):- McDonald receipt shall be given to Donor. It is desirable that at least one member of Donor’s family is present during celebration with flyover kids.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-6. SHARE OLD BOOKS/TOYS/CLOTHES/BLANKETS WITH FLYOVER KIDS/WOMEN : Home collection facility available for NCR region. Contact us at 9013130000 for appropriate logistical support

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-7. INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:- It is for Students of all Levels of Academics. This Certificate will be important for International/Domestic Admissions/Jobs for youngsters, as it certifies their commitment towards Social Causes. This Two month Internship (Sundays only) also helps in connecting younger generation with ‘Real India.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

D. Visit us at www.bluepenindia.org or
Ring 09013130000 or click following links
1. for Sponsoring https://www.bluepenindia.org/campaigns/donate/donate/
2. for volunteering https://www.bluepenindia.org/volunteer/

Ranjan Khanna,
BTech (IIT Kanpur-EE-1993 Batch)