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Rotary India Literacy Mission - Setting up Library

Establishment of Libraries in Government schools by donating books for classes 1 to 10 and Atlas.

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Rotary Club Vizag Hill View (Dist.3020) and other Rotary Clubs of Vizag established libraries in 54 government schools by distributing 20000 books worth Rs.32.00 lakhs or USD 53,000 in Visakhapatnam, India. Mr. Ganta Srinivas Rao, Hon'ble Minister of Education (HRD), Govt of AP and DG Dr. Mohan Prasad GV, (Dist. 3020) were the chief guests for the morning and evening sessions respectively. The project was supported by RI Dist 3230 (Chennai) who arranged the books. The books are course materials for classes I to X, including Atlas. All the principals of the beneficiary schools gathered at a function organised for the purpose and were handed over the books through the Chief Guests. Rtn. Atul Rathi, President of RC Vizag Hill View, Rtn. P.Sridhar DLCC Dist.3230 and Rtn. AV Ranga Rao DLCC Dist.3020 also spoke on the occasion. The Hon'ble Minister was so overwhelmed that he promised all help to Rotary in fulfilling their objective of Happy Schools through T-E-A-C-H initiative.

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Basic education and literacy

India

11 January 2015

11 January 2015

Mr. Penukonda Sridhar, Chennai Info City | contact
Atul Rathi, Vizag Hill View | contact

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PROJECT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

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    Start of evening session
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    Hon'ble Minister giving boooks to Jamia English School
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    DG Dr. Mohan Prasad with Rtn. Atul Rathi and family
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    Hon'ble Minister giving books to Sacred Heart Girls School
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    DG Dr. Mohan Prasad with club members of RC Vizag Hill View
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    Rtn. Atul Rathi, President RC Vizag Hill View (Dist.3020)
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    Mr. Ganta Srinivas Rao, Minister of HRD, Govt. of AP, India
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    Distinguished guests singing the Rotary song
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    School Principals sing the Rotary song
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    Club members of RC Vizag Hill View Dist 3020
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    Rtn. Atul Rathi and Rtn. Jeeja Valsaraj lighting the lamp
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    Establishment of Libraries in government schools
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    District Governor Dr. Mohan Prasad (Dist.3020)
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    Rtn.Ranga Rao AV, District Literacy Comittee Chair Dist 3020
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    Rtn. Atul Rathi greeting the audience
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    DG with Leaders of Rotray Clubs of Vizag who participated
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    Rtn. P.Sridhar, District Literacy Comittee Chair Dist 3230
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    Hon'ble Minister addressing the audience
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    DG giving books to Municipal School of Madhavdhara
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    DG Dr. Mohan Prasad distributing books to Govt. High School

Engagement Tracker

Total volunteer hours
395
Hours
Number of volunteers
44
People
Total cash contributions
975
USD
Total in-kind contributions
54,012
USD