Round Table India creates facilities at a cost of Rs 26 lakhs in a Govt School in Maktha Antharam Village

Round Table India creates facilities at a cost of Rs 26 lakhs in a Govt School in Maktha Antharam Village Hyderabad, May 04, 2023: Round Table India’s local Table START (Secunderabad Twin Area Round Table)-148 and Local Circle of Ladies Circle of India STALC (Secunderabad Twin Area Ladies Circle)-151 inaugurated on Wednesday school facilities and infrastructure they together created at MPUPS Maktha Antharam Village in Bibinagar Mandal and located in the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Two classrooms, one toilet block and a staff room and a Head Master room were constructed at the cost of Rs 26 lakhs.  These were created with financial support from Shri Durga Prasad Dhanuka Charitable Trust

The infrastructure and facilities were inaugurated by Mr. Abhishek and Ms. Mayuri of Shri Durga Prasad Dhanuka Charitable Trust and MPP (Mandal Prajaparishad President) Mr Y Sudhakar Goud along with others in a function held on the school premises at MPUPS Maktha Antharam village.

Village Sarpanch Mrs. Lavanya Srinivas, School Head Master Dr Sarikonda Venkatar Ramaraju, START-148 Chairman Mr Russell Zaheer and Ms Megha, Circle Chairper of STALC-151 and Mr G. Venkatesh, School Management Committee Chairman and others also inaugurated various blocks and facilities.

Dr SV Raju, Headmaster, and the President of India Award Winner said, the school is spread over 2 acres of land and has 130 students. It is an English Medium School. Currently, it has 1st to 8th classes.  It has got permission to start 9th and 10th from next academic year. When he came to the school ten years ago it had just 56 strength.  He urged Round Table India to provide digital equipment for the benefit of the students.

Mandal Prajaparishad President Mr Y Sudhakar Goud said that the Mandal has 48 schools in 34 villages.  70 years after Independence, many schools do not have proper infrastructure.  Education is very important. Education alone will eradicate poverty, he said. Some schools have insufficient teaching staff.  So,  what we are doing is clubbing a couple of schools together for better teaching, he said. 19 schools in the Mandal are also being modified. He also urged Round Table India to adopt Mandal.

START -148 Chairman Russels Zaheer said Education is a powerful tool which empowers communities to turn around their lives. Round Table India under its initiative Freedom Through Education with P & G Shiksha has been building schools and classrooms and creating school infrastructure. It has so far in the last 25 years since the initiative was announced constructed well over 7890 classrooms, and executed 3347 projects. The infrastructure built impacted 8.67 million children in India.

The project chairman Veeshan Guptha said Round Table India initiated Freedom Through Education (FTE) in 1998 and is building schools in India to give disadvantaged kids an education. Our goal is to exterminate illiteracy in India.

The village sarpanch said education is very important in anyone’s life.  And she thanked Round Table India for coming forward to help them.

The donors Abhishek and Mayuri, G. Venkatesh, SMC Chairman and other Round Tablers also spoke on the occasion.

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