PREFACE

Hindustan Scouts and Guides now presenting before you the Boy and Girl Programme-Pragatisheel Prashikshan which has been duly approved by’ the National Training team and National council. You are therefore now requested to adhere to this. The tests of various stages have also been incorporated in the testcards.lt is upto you. How you carry its out taking rules and regulation into consideration. Please see that each boy or girl who has been invested in the movement should keep the test card according to the age group and should progress accordingly. He or she should not stay at one stage more than one year. He/She should be trained and encouraged for the next stage. The Branch Associations are also requested to arrange for their badges and special proficiency badges, so that interest of boy & girl is continued. They are also requested to contact their ‘State Training Commissioner’ for training camps and Training Instructors’.

The Scouters and Guiders should be very particular in sending the ‘Annual Reports’ along with their census to their Distt. Associations and Distt. Associations to the State Head Quarters and S.H.Q. in turn to N.H.Q. On qualifying the HEERAK/GURU PAD Distt. Association should register the name of scouts/ Guides who are qualified and preparing for Rajya Puraskar and President Award. We have added Yoga with all faith Meditation in this programme due to the demand of the time, research and its good results. Our thanks are specially due to our Hon’ble Guru Sh. K.C. Jain, National Trg. Commissioner(S) Meerut (U.P.) and Usha Jain, National Trg. Commissioner(G) Delhi for taking this heavy job in preparing this.
Sh. Shri Niwas Sharma
Founder National Secretary.
Date: 12.4.99


Advancement of A cub / bulbul Period Age (6 to 10+ years)
Steps :-

Praveshika, 3 months
Rajat Kiran, 6 months
Swarn Kiran 6 months
Heerak Kiran 9 months.
Rajya Puraskar 7 months.

Advancement of A scout / guide Period Age (11 to 17+ yrs.)
Steps :-

Praveshika 3 months.
Rajat/Komal Pad 6 months.
Swarn/Dhruv Pad 9 months
Heerak/Guru Pad 9 months
Rajya Puraskar 12 months
President Award 6 months
Extra Proficiency Badges (Extra)

Advancement of A Rover/Ranger Period Age (17 to 35)
Steps :-

Aspirant (INVESTITURED)
a) Praveshika Rover/Ranger 3 months. IN TRAINING
b) Rajat Sitara, 6 months.
c) Swarn Sitara, 9 months
d) Heerak Sitara 12 months
President Rover/Ranger Award, 12 months
Rover/Ranger Proficiency Badges.
IN SERVICE (as a member) 10 yrs. 25-35 yrs.

CHAPTER – II
CUB / BULBUL SECTION
PRAVESHIKA-
Requirement (Period – Three months)

Be told the first Jungle story. (for Cubs) Be told the story of Tara (for Bulbuls)
Understand the meaning of Cub/Bulbul Law, Promise, Motto, Prayer and Bulbuls six-songs.
Demonstrate correctly smiling, cub/bulbul salute and left handshake.
Do a daily Good-turn at home.
Grand Howl (for Cubs), Grand Salute (for Bulbul)
Whistle and Hand Signals.

Note:- After qualifying Praveshika the Cubmaster/Flokleader will arrange the investiture ceremony for Girls and Boys to become a Cub/Bulbul.

Rajat Kiran
Requirement (Period – 6 months.)

Know how to keep personal belongings (clothes, shoes, uniform etc) neat and tidy and be able to sew buttons on garments.
Learn to pray before meals.
Do daily Good-turn at home and at school.
Do Vajrasan, two B.P. Exercises -Toe touching and Knee bending and meditation.
Be able to tell time by clock.
Demonstrate any two of the following :-
a. Somersault b. Leaf Prog. c. Hopping
d. Skipping e. Throwing and catching the ball.
Make a useful thing or make a collection of 10 different leaves 5 flowers and tell the name of each.
Demonstrate any three of the following :-
a. Ride a bicycle safely
b. Keep the place neat & clean
c. Use a telephone
d. Have knowledge of the prominent person in your neibourhood.
e. Know the home address of your Cub-master/Flock-leader, members of your six (Toli).
f. Write address and affix stamps on an envelop for posting.
Be able to sing any prayer.
Be able to sing flag song and National Anthem.
Note:- After qualify the Rajat Kiran Test award the Badge/Certificate.

Swarn Kiran
Requirement :-

Prepare a handicraft out of waste material.
Know the health rules, shashankasan, Tadasan and Padmasan /Another Two B.P. exercise and Meditation Tie a Reef Knot and clove hitch knot and show their uses.
First aid of a simple wound.
Be told the 4th & 5th jungle stories/Bal Shaheed Story (for cubs) b. Two stories from Bulbul Stories/ Bal Shaheed Story (for Bulbuls), Do good turns under the guidance of your Cub master/flock leader along with your six (Toli).
Know the eight principal points of compass.
Knowledge of flags – National flags, Scout – Guide flag, World Scout – Guide flag(WFIS).
Play games – Balance games, 3 sense games and 3 jungle games for Cubs / Bulbuls.
Demonstrate any three of the following :-
Trimming, Light and put off a hurricane lentern or change the electric bulb, Run for five minute on foot/on cycle for three minutes and deliver the twelve words verbal message correctly, Sow seeds and grow a plant. Take care it for three months.
Draw or paint a picture of any subject of your choice or Be able to preserve things.
Make your own bed daily for atleast a month, Follow a trail not less than one kilometer/participate in a half day hike.
Participate in one day/over night camp with pack/flock.
Know about the care to be taken of little, sharp and valuable thing in the house.
Note:- After qualify the Swarn Kiran Test award the Badge/Certificate.

Heerak Kiran
Requirements :-

Handicraft-make a useful thing.
Open a small savings Account in post office or bank or Sanchaika.
Grow two plants and care them atleast for six months.
Earn one proficiency badge from each group.
First-Aider/Guider/House orderly/world conservation Badge.
Collector/ Gardener/ Observer.
Athlete/Cyclist/Team player/ Swimmer.
Artist/Cook/Home craft/Toymaker/Entertainer/Needle worker Participate in pack/flock expedition.
Participate in a pack/flock good-turn activity by adopting a public/religious/historical place.
Participate in over night camp during this Test.
Be able to use the sheet Bend, Fisherman knot and one round and two half hitches.
Have the knowledge of your colony/village/town & State.
Know to welcome and receive a guest in a Social way.
Note :- After qualifying the test of Heerak Kiran, Cub/Bulbul may select for Rajya Puraskar Camp. So the Unit Leader should send the qualified Cub/Bulbul name list to Distt./State Headquarters Through proper channel.

Rajya Puraskar
Participation in one day Hike.
Participation in one weekend Camp.
Collection of leaves of five plants/herbs which are useful in medicine and paste them in log-book.
Participation in any one National Day function.
Participation in any Distt./State/National Camp or Rally.
Earn any 4 Proficiency Badges :-
Swimmer
Cyclist
Artist
Bookbinder

Home craft Toymaker
Collector
Guider
Observer
Naturalist
Cook
First-Aider
Drawing a picture on Environment or Natural scenary.
Participate in a Service Camp.
Revision of Yoga/Meditation/exercise upto Heerak Kiran.
Note :- All participants will submit their note/log books to Rajya Puraskar.

CHAPTER – III
SCOUT/GUIDE SECTION
Scout/Guide Section – (Age Group- 11 to 17+)
Subject Timing
Praveshika :- Requirements (Period – 3 months)

Knowledge of Scouting/Guiding of Hindustan Scouts & Guides Association
Hindustan Scouts & Guides Prayer and lag Song.
Knowledge of Scout/Guide Law & Promise.
Scout/Guide Motto, Sign, Salute, Left hand shake and Emblem.
Scout/Guide Uniform and how to wear it.
Know the whistle and hand signals.
Know the significance of Hindustan Scouts & Guides and National Flag.
Learn and sing the National Anthem, Vande Matram and Sare Jahan se Achchha…..
Do a good turn for 30 days and keep the record.
Exercise and Yoga
Learn proper way of breathing and exercise for breathing, eyes, neck, hands and shoulders
Perform any 4 Aasans- Vajrasan, Padmasan, Tadasan, Shavasan.
Laughing, Smiling and Silence for one hour weekly.
Life of two great men of India.
Note:- After completion of Praveshika the Unit Leader(Scout Master/Guide Captain) will arrange the investiture for boys/girls to become a Scout/Guide.

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