It was an fruitful educational tour for the students of Paramita High School in Karimnagar town. As part of the Dasara vacation, the school management organised an eight-day educational tour to south India and returned on Thursday.
The students visited Coimbatore, Ooty, Mysore, Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary, Brindavan gardens, Bangalore and returned back with lots of enthusiasm and knowledge about the nature, culture, history and geography of the regions.
The students were awestruck at the beautiful Doddabeta, the highest peak in Nilgiris near Ooty and exotic locales of the Botanical garden, tea gardens and making of tea powder, cultivation along the mountain slopes etc. The students had lots of fun amid chilling weather and boating in Ooty.
At Mysore, the students visited the Mysore Palace, Tippu Sultan's Palace, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Brindavan gardens, Bonsai gardens, etc. They had also visited the famous Vishweshwaraiah museum and studied about the aviation and space science, food for the astronauts, replica of Kennedy Space Centre, ISRO, manufacture of computer chips, bio-medicine, cloning etc.
Above all, it was thrilling experience for the students to watch the last day of second test match between India and Australia in Bangalore. A total of 243 students and the teachers of the school went on educational tour.
School chairman E. Prasada Rao said that it was really an exhilarating experience for the students as they learnt about the geography, geology, history, culture, nature, space, ornithology, food habits and language of different regions. It was really a memorable event in the life of students to enjoy the educational tours during their school days, he added.
K.M. DAYASHANKAR in Karimnagar
Paramita High School organises an eight-day educational tour to south India during Dasara holidays