Thoothukudi, June 6: Sterlite Copper distributed educational kits to 8030 girl children in 83 Government & Government Aided Primary and Middle Schools in Thoothukudi District this year under the project ‘Ilam Mottukal’ in partnership with ‘Humana People to People India’. At the end, the educational kits were distributed to 95 girl children at Aathanoor Hindu Nadar Middle School on 21.06.2016.
Mrs E Vasantha, Thoothukudi District Elementary Education Officer and Mr P Divakaran, Head Operations & Engineering Services, Sterlite Copper distributed the educational kit to the girl students in Aathanoor Hindu Nadar Middle School.
Ilam Mottukal Project is one of the key CSR initiatives of Sterlite Copper to improve the quality of education of the girl child in the Thoothukudi District. The additional academic, material, social and moral supports are the key components in the programme. Academic special classes will be conducted for two hours beyond school time which will help to bridge the learning gaps and enable children to reach their grade specific competency level in school. The classes will be conducted by 245 trained tutors selected within the community with the vision that they would be the local resource to act as friends and mentors to the children.
Mrs V Geetha, Assistant Elementary Officer, Ottapidaram, Mr A Dasson Ponraj, Assistant Elementary Officer (Nursery), Ottapidaram, Mrs A Thavasi Erulammal, Village President, Aathanoor, Dr R Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer & Head CSR, Sterlite Copper, Mr M Esakkiappan, Head Public Relations, Sterlite Copper, Mr E Senthur Pandy, Head Master, Hindu Nadar Middle School, Athanoor, Project Tutors and students were also present during the event.
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