Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) launches Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikash Yojana

December 1, 2009 at 9:54 am Leave a comment

Following is a report from The Pioneer:

In a bid to impart quality education and improve the competency level of secondary level students in peripheral villages, Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) launched a unique programme, Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikash Yojana here at Hotel City Palace in Jharsuguda.

The programme will be implemented by NGO Anchalika Jana Kalyan Anusthan (AJKA) in the six peripheral villages of VAL viz Bhurkamunda, Banjari, Kurebaga, Bhagipalli, Maa Samaleswari Nagar and Brundamal wherein five supplementary and remedial teaching centres will be opened for the secondary school students and supplementary reading-writing materials will be provided to encourage self-learning process among them along with guidance on life skills and personality development.

Speaking on the occasion, Pankaj Khanna, Executive Director VAL, said, “VAL aims at enabling project-affected families of the core peripheral villages to access quality education in vernacular schools by facilitating their linkage with the standardised tutorial classes and fun learning methods named as ‘Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikas Yojana’ and success of this pilot project will further the implementation in the entire district.”

During the programme, deputy DI of Schools, Nandamani Toppo, executive director VAL, Pankaj Khanna, COO VAL, Abhijit Pati , secretary AJKA, Gautam Behera, Sarpanch Badmal, Tribikram Singh, secretary Anchalik Janmanch, Ratan Nayak, social worker Digdhan Pradhan and many students from peripheral villages, women, villagers and senior officials from VAL were present among others.

COO VAL Abhijit Pati said, “Vedanta is always there to come forward for improving the lives of the people.”

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Entry filed under: Industry and primary-secondary education, Primary and Secondary Education.

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