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'Elderly persons should guide society: CM

'Elderly persons should guide society: CM

The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that society must get benefit of knowledgeable and experienced senior persons. Their guidance would be taken in works of public interest. He was speaking at public dedication ceremony of Anand Dham a service centre for elder persons set up by the Madhya Bharat branch of Seva Bharti here today.

The Chief Minister announced to give a grant of Rs. 2 lakh for various activities and providing facilities at the Centre. He appreciated Seva Bharti's initiative. Exhorting NGOs and persons with experience in social service to cooperate with the State Government for making Madhya Pradesh an advance state, the chief minister said that all efforts would be made for welfare of senior citizens.

Minister for Social Justice Rampal Singh praised the activities of Seva Bharti in far off forest areas. President of Anand Dham Narendra Nath Trivedi, Chandra Mohan Johari, Som Kant also spoke on the occasion.

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Inspired by Kalam, kids brighten up schools

Copy of the report from Deccan Chronicle

Inspired by Kalam, kids brighten up schools

Warangal, March 20: Inspired by the message of President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, students of six village schools of this district have contributed Re 1 each to whitewash and brighten up their school buildings. It was the students of government schools in Munagalaveedu, Tammadapally, Teegarajupally, Lohita, Anantaram, and Nallabelli villages who set an example for their urban cousins and did their parents and teachers proud. “Though they saved and contributed only small amounts, the result was big and visible,” says Mr S. Krishna Rao, parent of a student at Anantaram village in Parvatagiri mandal.

Impressed by the initiative shown by their children, the parents too contributed their mite. Some of the children persuaded their parents to contribute to the whitewashing. “This is a small but impressive initiative,” says another parent Mr V. Ramanaiah of Anantaram village. “This will go a long way to help maintain…

VANDEMATARAM FOUNDATION

VANDEMATARAM FOUNDATION
(A Unit of Seva Bharathi)

Vandemataram Foundation (A Unit of Seva Bharathi) based in Warangal District and working for the All round improvement of the village through the improvement in the School (both Primary & Upper Primary as well as High schools) has been able to make a considerable impact on the district administration as well as the villagers.

The Foundation working with the inspiration and ideals of the Hon. President H. E. Abdul kalam has in the first phase selected 100 schools of the district for their programme.

The schools in the division of Varadannapet are the only source of education for the children who are from a very poor background. The effect of the foundation has been found to be a positive impact. The teacher attendance as well as the student drop out coupled with lack of infrastructure added to the under performance of the schools for the past several years. Thanks to the efforts of the volunteers of Vandemataram Foundation (a minor but …