Rashtrapati Guide Award

Rashtrapati Guide Award

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Rashtrapati Guide Award :
A. (i) The President of the Indian Union has been graciously pleased to authorize issue of a special certificate to a Guide who earns the Rashtrapati Guide Award after serving as a Rajya Puraskar Guide for at least twelve months.
(ii) The Guide Captain who is advanced trained shall inform the National Headquarters through proper channel on a registration form available from the State Headquarters/BSG Website that Rajya Puraskar Guide has completed the requirements of Rashtrapati Guide Award. The Guide shall record her attainments for Rashtrapati Guide Award on the said form and submit the same to the Regional Headquarters through proper channel. In the absence of Guide Captain, the Assistant Guide Captain who is Advanced trained will be competent to make recommendation. At the time of Rashtrapati Award Testing Camp a Guide should produce her individual progress card along with Photo ID Proof in original.
(iii) Rashtrapati Guide Award certificates are presented at a formal ceremony by the President of India on the request of the Chief National Commissioner.
(iv) Rashtrapati Guide Badge shall be worn on the left sleeve as per diagram shown on page no. 175 below the Ambulance Badge and above the Membership Badge surrounded by Proficiency Badges of Rashtrapati Award.
(v) The Chief National Commissioner shall issue suitable directives from time to time in respect of badges; tests etc. and ensure the standard of skills involved.
(vi) A Guide Captain/Assistant Guide Captain will recommend only up to 25% Guides of the total census of the unit (not exceeding 32) for Rashtrapati Award in a year. Special cases could be recommended by the District Chief Commissioner and State Chief Commissioner subject to maximum of 50% in a year.
(vii) Rajya Puraskar Guide, who has already fulfilled all required conditions, will have to be tested at State Level and certified by the State Organising Commissioner(G) before coming for Rashtrapati Guide Award Testing Camp organised by the National Association under the supervision of the concerned Asst. Director/Dy. Director.

B Tests for Rashtrapati Guide Award :
(i) Hold the Rajya Puraskar & be able to maintain the standard.
(ii) Camping : a) Camp with her Company/ Patrol for three consecutive nights in the open. Gatherings like Jamborees, Rallies etc are not to be count.
b) Be able to improvise either a shelter or a hut or a machan with available natural material for two persons to sleep in.
(iii) (a) Hold the Disaster Management Badge. (b) Re-pass Ambulance Badge.
(iv) Qualify for any two of the following Proficiency
Badges not earned earlier:
a. Aids Awareness,
b. Handywoman
c. Beautician,
d. Pathfinder
e. Sea Fisherwoman
f. Hiker,
g. World Conservation
h. Interpreter,
i. Farmer
k. Free Being Me,
l. Solar Energy Awareness,
m. Event manager,
n. Self Defence,
(v) Participate in a sustained community development project at least two hours in a week for six months on
any two of the following subjects:
A Promote gender equality and empower women
B Reduce child mortality
C Improve maternal health
D Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria & other diseases
E Ensure environmental sustainability.
(vi) Under the guidance of the Guide Captain, teach games for younger children for fifteen days.
Show the knowledge of Interior Decoration and Fancy
(vii) Have knowledge & prepare a log book on the five world centres of WAGGGS.
(viii) Serve as Rajya Puraskar Guide at least for 12 months.
Note :
(i) Rashtrapati Guide Award is awarded by the President of India.
(ii) Rashtrapati Guide Award is presented by the President of India on the recommendation of Chief National Commissioner and can be withdrawn under compelling circumstances by the Chief National Commissioner
1. Aids Awareness
2. Alpana or Rangoli
3. Ambulance
4. Archer
5. Artist
6. Athlete
7. Basket Worker
8. Bee Master
9. Beautician
10. Bird Warden
11. Boatman
12. Book Binder
13. Braille
14. Camper
15. Camp Warden
16. Cancer Awareness
17. Child Nurse
18. Chorister
19. Citizen
20. Civil Defence

In addition to above, a Sea Guide will have to qualify for
the following:
(i) Swim hundred meters using Back Stroke.
(ii) Dive in different styles.
(iii) Have in general knowledge of our Navy and of Ranks in the Navy.
(iv) Learn Signalling using Morse Code.
(v) Know in general, about ships.
(vi) Have a general knowledge of weather, winds and tides
(vii) Know about the Zodiac in the sky.

In addition to Rashtrapati Guide Award tests given above, an Air Guide Will have to qualify for the following:
(i) Know about picketing and Marshalling of Air Crafts.
(ii) Participate in atleast three Air model exercises and report to the Guide Captain.
(iii) Make an air model fuel mixture and use it in an exercise.

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