Hindustan Zinc under its Shiksha Sambal (Education Empowerment) Project is organizing 10 Summer Camps in 5 districts of Rajasthan for over 1400 rural and tribal students participating in it who are appearing in 10th and12th Board Exams this year.
To ensure the overall development of these students, this one month camp has begun at Udaipur and 6 business locations of Hindustan Zinc – Zawar, Debari, Chittorgarh, Dariba, Agucha and Kayad. The inauguration program was organized at Vidya Bhawan, Udaipur.
Neelima Khetan – Head CSR, HZL was the Chief Guest of the program. During the program, she said “This is a highly competitive world and today, education is very important. Keeping up with competitive spirit along with hard work and passion, students must make the best of this opportunity given to them while focussing on their Goals. Keep working hard and we would be happy to see you grow and fulfil your dreams of becoming Engineers, Doctors and Education Professionals in future”.
The company, under the project focuses on quality education and provides remedial classes to rural students appearing for Rajasthan Board Examination, i.e. students from 10th to 12th classes in 5 districts – Udaipur, Rajsamand, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara and Ajmer. This project in association with Vidya Bhawan Society aims to provide special subject classes like Math, Science-all streams, Political Science, English and Accounts. Currently, the program is reaching out to 7500 students in 64 Government Schools.
The first residential summer camp was organized in 2016 in Udaipur that saw the participation of around 70 rural and tribal students followed by over 200 students attended the program in 2017. This year, in Udaipur, around 265 students actively participated where about 50% of them are girls from villages around all 7 business locations including Pantnagar. In other 7 Camps, there has been participation of more than 1100 rural and tribal students.
These camps organizes sessions on yoga, painting, carpentry, music, dance, finance & accounts and art & crafts facilitating holistic development of students apart from their regular academic curriculum. During the camps, students appearing for 12th Exam this year will be attending classes for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Match & English and students of 10th class will get the classes for English, Mathematics and Science.