Distribution of High School Dual Desks by Rotary International
Rotary International to distribute in 7,593 High School Dual Desks in city on June 25th free of cost to 145 Government Schools at a cost of Rs 1.82crore benefitting 2,27,790 children
Over the past 5 years, the Rotary District 3150 distributed over 75,000 Desks worth Rs 18 crore
Rotary International District 3150, in support with local clubs, foreign partners and Rotary Foundation to distribute 7,593 High School Dual Desks here in city in a function to be held at Hitex Grounds, Madhapur on 25th June. These school desks will benefit 2, 27, 790 children every year in the five revenue districts of Telangana State.
K.R. Ravindran, President Elect of Rotary International and T. Harish Rao, Minister for Irrigation, Mines & Geology, Govt, of Telangana State will grace as Chief Guests and handover the Desks to the 145 schools.
Dr. D. Manoj Desai, Director Elect Rotary Inti, Kotha Prabhakar Reddy, Member of Parliament, Medak, Smt. Santha Sinha of MV Foundation and Marri Ravindra Reddy, Counsellor of Rotary Foundation will be gracing the desks distribution function as Guests of Honour.
The District 3150 in the last five years has provided more than 75,000 school disks free of cost.
These desks each costing Rs 2400/- totally valuing Rs 1.82 crore are born by Rotary Local Clubs, Foreign Partners and Rotary Foundation. Each of these entities have contributed Rs 800/* towards each bench. Thus totally financed by them informed Past District Governor Dr. Ravi Vadlamani, Chairman of Save Our Schools initiative of the Rotary International in a press note issued in city today
Benches to these 145 Government Schools located in Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Medak, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam, Mahboobnagar, Kurnool will be door delivered, Ravi Vadlamani added.
The partners of this initiative include Rotary Club of Greater Hyderabad, Rotary Club of Guntur, Rotary Club of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh; 17 Participating Clubs in Telangana
With the support of Rotary Inti District 1400, Finland; Rl District Taiwan; RC St. Simons Island, RC Brunswick, RC Golden Isles-Glymn County & RC Mcintosh County, Ri District 6920, USA, said Ravi Vadlamani.
All the 7,593 high school dual desks which will be distributed free of cost will be physically displayed at the function, which will be graced by well over 500 guests and representatives of the schools.
Save Our Schools and subsequently make them happy schools is the initiative of The Rotary International District 3150, This program envisages to provide basic infrastructure in schools like maintenance of schools, boundaries to secure schools, benches and desk for better student teacher interaction; ensuring clean and hygienic separate toilets for boys and girls; providing safe and adequate drinking water, library facility; uniform and footwear; play and sporting equipment etc. However, the first phase of this initiative is specially designed for the provision of school desks.
We will also conduct motivation, skills and personality development sessions for children and staff to enhance the quality of education, informed Ravi Vadlamani.
In another function to be held on 30th June in Chilakaluripet, it will distribute 1475 desks.
Rotary Inti District 3150 encompasses 2 Revenue Districts —Guntur and Prakash from AP and 10 from Telangana State.
Known for service, The Rotary International has 34,301 clubs in more than 209 countries, approximately 12,23,413 members. In India it has 3141 clubs, 1,18,895 members.