Union Education Ministry has said that nearly a hundred students from across the country will participate in week-long exposure tours to Auroville under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme. The students from eight Higher Education Institutions will attend the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat - Auroville exposure tour from today. The emphasis of the tours will be on providing a holistic exposure to the youth to Sri Aurobindo's unique philosophy of integral education and its implementation at Auroville in Tamil Nadu.
Auroville is envisioned as a universal town where men and women of all countries can live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics, and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity in diversity, based on the life, work, and direct action of Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual collaborator, the Mother. (AIR NEWS)