Inauguration of 8 month’s Dhammasekhiya Training was organized on 29th June, 2014 at 11 AM in Nagaloka. Dr Ambedkar envisioned Prabudhha Bharat (Enlightened India) through training of dedicated Dhamma workers. Nagarjuna Training Institutes cherishes his dream through training of youths who mostly come from deprived background and from very remote areas of different states of India. This year 82 youths (47 boys and 35 girls) joined the training. Maximum students came from Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
The 13th batch was inaugurated by Hon. Mr. P S Wankhed, Additional Collector, Nagpur District by lighting candle and offering flowers and garland to Buddha statue and Dr Ambedkar’s photo. Other guests present were, Hon. Mr Ajay Dhokey, Assistant Commissioner, Income tax department, Nagpur, Mr. Waghmare, DCP, Nagpur and Dr S Talaware from BSNL, the telecom company owned by Government of India.
Speaking on the occasion, Dhammachari Lokamitra compared training in Nagaloka with ‘Island of Castelessness’ as the students were coming from various states with different caste background who will live together during their training period for 8 months.
Dr Ambedkar envisioned the ideal society based in which fraternity is the foundation for liberty and equality.
In the program recitation of pali pooja was led by Dhammachari Padmvir and Nagdeep. Padmivir also presented key note address whereby he told about performance of earlier batches and their contribution for realizing the dream of Prabuddha Bharat. Dhamamchari Maitreyanath introduced the guest and expressed vote of thanks.