We at ARTRAC AWWA strive each day to become a better version of ourselves. This is reflected in our activities, endeavours and ventures. The focus of our efforts is women empowerment, and we do this through multiple initiatives. Here we bring to you a bird’s eye-view of our activities in the fields of education, counselling, skilling and ventures that we support.
We believe that the best lies within us, we work with pleasure, we enjoy our leisure, we work together to make our neighbourhood and our environment a better place.
The School believes in holistic & innovative learning methods. It follows a well-researched curriculum that is based on play way method of learning. Undoubtedly one of the most sought after schools in Shimla.
To enhance our kids education & way of teaching, various facilities like Smart Boards, Library Tables and Resource Room have been incorporated for better learning. The school exploited opportunity offered by COVID very well to upgrade and modernize its infrastructure and system of education to ensure quality education to its students online. These facilities and tools will also help later in improving education standards when the school reopens for physical attendance by students.
We also offer professional counselling in critical domains, such as education, special needs, health and social adjustment challenges. With our online reach, you could connect with us from any place in the country. You can reach out to our certified counsellors empanelled through the Central AWWA, on e - mail. If you have the skills and wish to join us in the initiative, please email us and we will revert, with alacrity and pleasure.
|OUR ESTEEMED PANEL OF COUNSELLORS|
|Name||Field of Expertise|
|Mrs Jyoti Pande||Career counsellor for families and firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs Veda Upadhyay||Psychological counsellor & trainer for personality email@example.com|
|Mrs Neha Tiwari||Audiologist & speech language firstname.lastname@example.org|
Please mail us at email@example.com if you are interested in joining us as a Counsellor.
Through our Vocational Training Centres (VTCs), spread across the length and breadth of the country, we are empowering our ladies with diverse skills, those that make our women more independent in their daily chores as also in terms of professional opportunities. In doing so, we are also sensitive to the imperatives of 'technology adaptation’ and ‘economic inclusion'.
Paper Re-cycling for Eco-friendly Products
Our Vocational Training Centres spread across the country provide skilling with social commitment to empower women to meet challenges and leverage opportunities. The courses conducted here include a wide spectrum of skilled and semi-skilled fields such as beautician, tailoring, English speaking, computer basics, driving and nursery teachers training. The duration of the courses ranges from one month to one year depending on the type of skill. Due to COVID pandemic, the courses are not being conducted at present and will resume once the prevailing condition improves. Meanwhile, we are also exploring the possibility of some of the skills to be imparted through online platforms. We will keep you posted with the latest update on this webpage.
Mrs Guntass Hundal, an army wife and a self employed artist, specializes in Decoupage-the art of decorating objects. She learnt this art form in 2004 and her passion for artistry led her to launch her own brand, ethereal deco, in 2017. In a short span, she has acquired a distinct clientele, by customizing products as per their taste. Her creative pursuits include diverse range of home décor articles, like wall plates, trays, name plates and tree houses, to mention a few. She likes to take on commissioned work online through her Instagram page, ethereal.deco and whatsapp account.
Mrs Shilpa Nayudu is an artist and a printmaker, currently living in Shimla. She has done her Foundation course in Contemporary Art from Slade School of Fine Arts, London. Her works fall in various series - paintings and woodcuts revolving around her ruminations on life; minimalist geometric abstract; watercolours inspired by nature around her etc. She loves cats, travelling and meeting new people.
Mrs. Kavita Mishra is Decoupage and mix media artist. Her crafts are focused on upcycling and she makes customisable decor items through decoupage art. You can find her on her Instagram handle @passion_in_creativity.
Mrs Shahataaj is a Russian Sculpture Painting & Relief Artist. It is a unique art technique that helps create realistic 3-dimensional flowers using special decorative plasters from Russia. They look like realistic flowers, but with an assurance that they never wither away. Follow her on Instagram for a wide range of Customised Home decor products . www.instagram.com/springbudsnblossoms Facebook page - www.facebook.com/springsbudsnblossoms.
We believe in continued efforts towards achieving excellence. Hence, we encourage each one of you to share your paintings / poems / photographs on social causes that can help us all, especially in the fields of environment preservation , empowerment through education and skilling. Please Whatsapp us at 9015006277.We will shortlist the most useful entries and share them on this page with credits.
The Chhavi is a place you will love to shop at, especially after the recent renovation. Operated under the aegis of AWWA, ARTRAC it meets the needs of defence personnel and their families in the station. It includes a variety of handicrafts, dress material, linen, decorative items, kitchenware, women accessories and high quality leather goods at reasonable prices. For your safety during the COVID pandemic, we have placed the inventory here, for you to select online and place your demand.
Our Chhavi Store
Sarees & Linen
We believe in sustainability ; adopting best practices through employment of latest machinery to reduce our carbon footprint; it is an effort towards ‘Saving Our Planet’; Do check out the products !
Carry Bag Medium
Carry Bag Small
Carry Bag Large
Mat with Runner
Tea Cozy Set (Painted)
Suit Voil (Block Print)
Tea Cosy Set (Cotton)