LEAD PRAYANA 2017- DAY 11
As the Two Routes United earlier and after spending a amorphous time at the Science City of Kuppam in Andhra Pradesh and spending two days to know each other completely, The Prayanees Left for Hosapete(Hospet) Via Kolar, Yeshwanthpur, Chitradurga as a stopover.
They Started Their journey in the night of Day-10 with Three Sarathis and were joined by One more at Kolar. The Caravan of Four left for the City of Vijayanagar Empire and with a feeling of Patriotism as past 12 was 60th Republic Day of the Country. Thanks to traffic enroute Krishnarajpuram and Yeshwanthpur the Caravan was able to reach the NH-4/PB Road to extend Their Journey towards Fort City and thus diverting for Hosapete.
At the bliss of Early morning at 4:00am Prayanees Greeted each other and wished a Happy Republic Day at VRL Checkpoint, Chitradurga. The journey continued after a break of 20mins and through the newly built Roads they reached the City of Hosapete at 7:30am.
After refreshing themselves ups the Caravan left for “Kirloskar Ferrous Industries Limited, Munirabad-Hosapete.” Enroute the Industry they had a glance of Mighty Tungabhadra Dam.
Unfortunately they had missed flag hoisting (thanks to the traffic and some frequent natural calls). But the Spirit of Nationalism was still alive, after a refreshing breakfast at the Premises canteen, The Prayanees were splitted into the team of 4 each visiting different parts of the Industry to witness what it does. As the Industrial Tour began the young minds were filled with amazement and curiosity to watch the Industrial process of Moulding, Clay Modelling, Impacting etc. The Industrial Tour finished at the stroke of 1:00pm as the hungry stomach filled Their hunger they were taken for Session with Officials of Kirloskar Group and MD Mr. Ravi Gumatse. The session lasted till evening and then 2017 Prayana Caravan left for their Final City of Hubli at around 5:30pm via, Koppal & Gadag.
The Caravan Touched the Citylights at 8:00pm and Roars of Drumbeats & cheers welcomed the 2017 Prayanees at the DCSE, after sharing some moment of meeting some similar faces at the day-1 the Prayanees were taken to the DF Auditorium for a Session with Dr. Gururaj Desh Deshpande (Chairman Sparta LLC Group) and his Better Half Mrs. Jayashree Deshpande (Co-founder Deshpande Foundation) where they asked the Prayanees, ” How you’re different now as a person as you were before the commencing of this journey & how have you changed themselves in these 12 days?” to which answers were answered enthusiastically by Prayanees. The session went for a further QnAs and the experience sharing each by Dr.Desh and Prayanees.
After the session Prayanees left for Their two days stay over at the Hubli Hospital and the VRL Caravans bidded them a goodbye and the Pilots of VRL shared some memories with the Prayanees and asked them to keep in touch!
Thus the Day-11 ended and paving the ways of sessions and visits next three days at the Twin City.
Written by: Arpan satapathy