The Joint Family
(a) The joint family system was best suited to an
agrarian society characterized by limited mobility, simple division of labour
and the prevalence of customs and traditionsBut
consequent upon the forces of industrialization, urbanization and
modernization, the Indian joint family too has undergone profound changes in
recent times. The changes are structural, functional and interactional in
Structural Changes in the Hindu Joint Family:1. The trend of family form:The trend of family
form is towards a breakaway from the traditional joint family form into nuclear
family units.2. Small family size:The size of the joint family has become
small. The reason of the small size of the joint family is attributed to the
prolific use of contraceptives and the tendency to regard children as an
obstacle to the progress and enjoyment of family life.3. Functional
jointness:The number of fissioned families is gradually increasing. Even then
they are keen in fulfilling their traditional obligations towards their
parental families.4. Equal status for women:In
the past, the position of women in the joint family set-up was miserable.
Several factors such as spread of female education on a war-footing, growing
economic and employment opportunities for them, abolition of child marriage,
introduction of widow remarriage, increased political consciousness on the part
of females etc have gone a long way in according equal status for women. Further,
today women share the responsibility with their husbands while arriving at
major family decisions. All these have affected the stability of the joint
Sol. It has been decided to
hold the Annual Day celebrations on the 25th of March, 2015 at the Auditorium.
The event shall unfold from 10 AM sharp so that it will finish by 3.30 PM. The
principal has decided to invite Shri. Prasad M.N, IAS, as our chief guest. A
suitable momento is to be presented to him for his gracious presence in the
Various ideas have been put forward for
showcasing the students talents and to put a great show on for the parents and
guests’ benefit. Group, solo, duet or trio dances; songs, from different
sections of the school: primary, secondary and higher sections will be held.
Students interested in group performances and solo performances for dance and
songs are invited to give their names to the undersigned. Screening for
suitable plays will also be held.
Prizes won for various sports programs
organized during Sports Day will be distributed during the Inaugural half of
the Annual day celebrations. Students who have won prizes on Sports Day are
requested to come dressed in white uniform.
There are spots vacant for compeering of the
ceremony and the programmes. Screening process to be held for selecting a
Volunteers are required to help arrange,
decorate and to superintend smooth conduct of the programmes. A team of
volunteers would be responsible for preparing agenda for the Annual day
programmes. Interested students are invited to submit their names.
Last date for application to join any
programme will be 25.02.2015
In case of any doubts or queries, please apply
to the undersigned for clarification.