Delhi Metro Museum organises Puppet Making Workshop for Underprivileged Children
The Delhi Metro Museum organised a Puppet making workshop for underprivileged children at its Patel Chowk premises.
More than 40 children from different age groups participated in the workshop, organised on Friday in which they prepared puppets under the supervision of puppeteers from the Kathputli colony..
A puppet show informing the children about the etiquette of traveling by Metro was also organised on the occasion. The primary objective of organising the workshop was to create awareness about safe and disciplined Metro travel among the children..
Through the workshop, an effort was also made to harness the creative faculties of the children who came primarily from the underprivileged classes of the society. The Metro Museum tied up with an NGO, Arpana which brought the children to the museum..
The children were also taken on a Metro train ride and a conducted tour of the Metro Museum was also organised. All participants were given gifts and participation certificates..
The event was a part of the Metro Museum’s social outreach and CSR activities under which it keeps organising workshops and visits of children, senior citizens from all classes of the society. In the past the museum has conducted workshops for children undergoing treatment for cancer, orthopedically challenged children, senior citizens etc..
The Delhi Metro also organises puppet shows at schools across the national capital to raise awareness about Metro traveling etiquette and discipline. More than 130 such shows have been organised so far covering more than 20,000 students. .