The program aims to engage with residents of Jaitpur village and explain the importance of Health and Hygiene in the life of children, youth, women and senior citizens. Those present on the occasion included the Gram Pradhan of Jaitpur Village, Mr. Pramod Singh, Ex-Gram Pradhan Mr. Om Prakash, Academic Director of JRE School of Management, Mr. Stephen Rawlingson, Founder Chairman of Maurya Udyog Ltd, Mr. V.K.Sureka and officials from Educomp Foundation as well as student volunteers of JRE School of Management and Engineering.
This initiative is an extension of the on-going village development plan, which focuses on supporting primary education, computer literacy drive, Girl Child Education, spreading awareness about health and hygiene, environmental sustainability and equipping the deserving one with vocational skills to make them financially independent.
This area of Jaitpur with a population of 3000 residents and approx.600 school children with men and women in the ratio of 60:40, has only 4 primary schools in the village and resident have no access to senior secondary education, primary health center or any other such center. Therefore this awareness program shall certainly benefit school children, eldrly and youth population with the platform of Blue Window Initiative in the area to voice the concern of the society.
Educomp foundation along with Students of JRE presented a Nukkad Natak on the occasion that emphasized the importance of health and hygiene for a healthy society.
Talking about the program, Dr. Sushi Singh, Head, Educomp Foundation, said, “Educomp Foundation is committed to bring a positive change in the community with transformation of Jaitpur into a model village as its first step, where education is a priority for everyone, and both the youth and older generation are aware of importance of health and hygiene in creating a healthy society which is a must in a fast developing nation. Our special emphasis is on creating awareness on their right to education, women empowerment, health and hygiene and our Blue Window Initiative with a number of awareness drives in the pipeline is an important step in this direction.”
About Educomp Foundation:
Educomp Foundation is an initiative of India's largest education service provider company, Educomp Solutions Ltd., which works with an aim to change the traditional learning pattern in India while imparting knowledge, expertise towards skill development supporting sustainable development and inclusive growth in India. In its endeavor to make a better world for the learners, it has won many prestigious awards like 'Best Education Company to work with', 'Best Innovative K-12 School' and 'Best Education Webinar Series' at the Indian Education Awards (IEA) 2012. Since its inception in 2010, Educomp Foundation has been working to provide quality education to the people in rural and semi-urban areas, who constitute around three-quarters of India's total population. It is a ray of hope to these people, who lack basic facilities and accessibility to urban parts of the country. It aims to provide the means to a socially dignified life that they can proudly live as independent individuals. With this focus, the foundation provides them with modern education, complemented with technology, that they cannot afford on their own and EF has been making a very strong presence in the community in and around Delhi,NCR(Gurgaon and Greater Noida)with dedicated service in the fields of primary education, Health, plantation, disaster relief, service to handicapped, financial, assistance to meritorious students, besides participating in all community activities.