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Union Government releases Postage Stamp on Cub Scouts

Mar 31, 2017 09:46 IST

Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha on 30 March 2017 released a Postage Stamp on Cub Scouts to commemorate Centenary year of Cub Scouts in India and abroad. Scouting aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development.

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Bharat Scouts Guide not only play an important role in the overall development of the country but also work for road and rail safety, Swachh Bharat Mission apart from many developmental activities.

Background
• Cub Scouting is meant for children of age group between 8 to 11 years and Cubbing involves games, stories, play acting, handicrafts and also work through the Star tests and Badges.
• On the other hand, Scouting was developed for youth between the ages of 11 and 17 to engage in activities in public parks, open spaces and wherever they found a suitable place.
• The aim of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people through a value system based on the 'Scout Promise and Law' to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals.

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