Puppets subdivision of VPD is headed by Mr. Rajesh Kumar Nimesh. Mr. Pramod Sharma, nationally acclaimed puppeteer assists Mr. Nimesh.
The subdivision designs and develops various types of puppets which are used in video production. The subdivision also conducts training programmes on “Puppets in Education” for the teachers of primary. Recently a 3-day workshop was organized for the teachers of Demonstration Model Schools (DMS) at Regional Institutes of Education (RIEs) of NCERT.
Video Production Division produced Four Programmes with Internationally known Ventriloquist Mr. Ramdas Padhye, Mumbai.
These Puppet shows are based on social and environmental messages. Now a days there is a great need to sensitive children about socially relevant issues.
Sh. Ramdas Padhye, an eminent personality, in the world of puppet presented four programmes in a very interesting humorous manner.A brief introduction of the above programmes are as follows:-
i) Apne Ko Pehchano:- In this world each and every existence is unique.There is a need to recognize one's own abilities and capabilities.
ii) Pade Bachao:- The theme of the programme is to save trees as the trees are the most important aspect of our environment.This Programme focuses on the burning issue of 'Save Trees'.
iii) Jeene ka Dhang:- To be successful in life, one needs to inculcate good habits from the very childhood.This programme 'Jeene Ka Dhang' highlight the importance of good habits in our life.
iv) Dharti Inki Bhi Hai:- The Mother Nature en-composes in itself the enormous beauty to appreciate. This programme 'Dharti Inki Bhi Hai' motivates children to appreciate as well as respect that beauty.