Tirupati, 19 May 2014: The TTD’s ambitious programme of “Subhapradham” is aimed at recreating a potential youthful India which has full of energy and ethics that will help in the overal development of the country, said HH Sri Sri Sri Swaswarupananda Swamy of Vasisthashram.

In his spiritual address on the occasion of inaugural session of the week long subhapradham-summer training camp for the students of 8th, 9th and 10th standards in moral values at Mahati auditorium in Tirupati on Monday, the pontiff said teenage is an important phase in every human life as it will decide not only the fate of the individual but the society as well depending of the qualities the teenagers aquire in their life. “At this tender age, the moral and ethical values need to be taught to every girl and boy student to structure their career which will thereby help in the development of the entire society”, he added. He appreciated TTD’s efforts in designing the programme.

In his address, TTD Chairman Sri K Bapiraju called upon the mammoth gathering of the students who took part in this programme to make use of the classes and become good citizens of the great country.

TTD EO Sri MG Gopal said, in the next 10 years, India is going to play a vital role in the entire world by emerging as a country with a huge population of youth. “At this juncture there is need to mould our children not only in buildingup their academic career but also making them learn the great principles and moral values taught by our ancestors that were embedded in our scriptures and vedas”, he added.He said, Subhapradham programme will help to a great extent to reach this noble mission.

Later Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju said, the programme will help to enhance the human values among children.

Tirupati JEO Sri P Bhaskar said, wisdom-courage-time sense-patience-worship-clarification of doubts are the seven important characters which help the children to become good citizens of the nation and subhapradham aims to teach them all these essential qualities for their personal development as well for the wellbeing of the nation.

Meanwhile special officer of HDPP Sri B Raghunath said, TTD has launched this unique programme in 2012 where in 2000 students took part while in the succeeding year over 4900 students attended the classes. In the present phase, TTD has received enormous response from the students of Andhra Pradesh and over 18,000 have come forward to undergo training in these summer classes at 43 different centres organised by HDPP wing of TTD.