Scouts and Guides
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नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under MHRD ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय,रियासी (जम्मू और कश्मीर)

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Reasi (J & K)

The Bharat Scouts & Guides

The Bharat Scouts & Guides (BS&G) is the National Scouting & Guiding association of India. The Association is a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act and is a non-official organisation and is non-political, non sectarian and non-communal in character. Scouting was founded in India in 1909, whereas Guiding in India started in 1911. Scouting and Guiding is an approved type of character training & preparation for good citizenship designed for the benefit of boys and girls, which insists a sense of responsibility and trustworthiness affords to be individual opportunities for developing initiative and leadership and promotes self-control, self-reliance and self direction.

Aim of Scouting & Guiding

The Aim of Scouting and Guiding is four-fold. The first is the formation of character; the second is the formation of sound health habits. The third is the training in the handicraft and the acquiring of useful skills; and the fourth is the cultivation of a proper spirit of service efficiently. The pursuit of this aim leads to the development of good citizenship, among boys and girls.

Mission and Vision of BS&G

The Mission of Scouting and Guiding is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. The vision of Bharat Scouts & Guides is to be a globally visible, consistently growing, self-reliant premium youth movement that is gender balanced, vibrant and responsive to trends, Providing young people with value-based, attractive and challenging youth programme, through competent leaders, effective communication, optimum use of technology and efficient management.

Scouts and Guides Motto

Be Prepared.

Scouts and Guides Promise

“On my honour I promise that I will do my best

To do my duty to God* and India

To help other people and

To obey the Scout or Guide Law.”

Note:- * The Word ‘Dharma’ may be substituted for the word ‘God’ if so desired.

Scouts and Guides Law

  1. A Scout/Guide is trustworthy
  2. A Scout/Guide is loyal
  3. A Scout/Guide is a friend to all and a brother/sister to every other Scout/Guide.
  4. A Scout/Guide is courteous
  5. A Scout/Guide is a friend to animals and loves nature.
  6. A Scout/Guide is disciplined and helps to protect public property.
  7. A Scout/Guide is courageous.
  8. A Scout/Guide is thrifty.
  9. A Scout/Guide is pure in thought, word and deed.

The Bharat Scouts and Guide Flag

The Bharat Scouts and Guides Flag is a dark blue color flag, having the yellow colour emblem in the center with Ashoka Chakra in blue color. The Fleur-de-lis the International emblem of Scouting and Ashoka Chakra is meant to emphasize the all-India character of the Movement. The super imposed trefoil represents the guide wing of the Bharat Scouts and Guides.