NSCBM Govt. Degree College Hamirpur, H.P.
The Bharat Scouts & Guides
Rovers &Rangers Unit
“We offer the things that young men and women need most—life skills, character development, adventure, values and leadership skills that will be used throughout life.”
“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”
The Bharat Scouts & Guides is a voluntary, non-political, secular and educational movement for young people, open to all without distinction of origin, race or creed. Its purpose, principles and methods were conceived by the Founder Lord Baden Powell in 1907. Activities undertaken by the Bharat Scouts & Guides are primarily based on community development. The college has one unit of organization with about 24 students and voluntary membership can be obtained by depositing a fee of Rs 10/- only. Enrolment is done in the beginning of an academic session.
History of Rovers & Rangers
Rovers and Rangers are the senior wing of Scouting and Guiding. Rovering/Rangering was started by founder of the scouting movement Lord Powell in 1919. Any regular student of College/ University between the age group of 16-25 years can be enlisted as Rover (Boy)/ Ranger (Girl). A unit consists of 24 Rovers called Rover crew and 24 Rangers called ranger team. Rovering/Rangering is a uniformed activity.
A Rover (Male Scout) / Ranger (Female Scout) after joining the scheme would make promise for social service. He/she takes the oath - "On my honours, I promise that I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country, to help other people at all times, and to obey the Scout Guide Law."
Establishment of Rovers & Rangers in Hamirpur College
Rovers and Rangers was established at NSCBM degree college Hamirpur in 2007.Prof.Manoj Kumar From Department of English was Adult leader (Rover) of the Unit and Prof. Anjori Sharma was adult leader (Ranger) of the Unit.
Motto “Service” To serve the Nation and to create a better World. The purpose of the Movement is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of the local, national and international communities.
Rovering/Rangering is an international voluntary non-political educational movement for youths. The purpose of the movement is to contribute towards the development of young people in achieving their full Physical, Intellectual, Social and Spiritual potential as an individual as well as responsible citizens and members of Local, National and International community, through several outdoor activities, social and community service campaigns.
Principles: The Rovers/Rangers Movement is based on the following principles :
- Duty to God
- Duty to Others
- Duty to Self
The genesis of Scouting and Guiding in the World