CSR of  Stride Arcolab helped to  rebuild Anaganwari’s in Flood Affected  villages of Uttarakhand

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DEHERADUN: The desire of 2000 employees of Strides Arcolab Ltd, Bangalore to support  the  flood affected victims of Uttarakhand (June 2013) was converted as a dream of the Strides Foundation Bangalore has finally taken its tangible  shape on the Eve of the Children’s Day.

The foundation   along with its  Alliance partner Society For Inclusive Development (SFID)  handed over four newly reconstructed Anaganwari’s Centers to Bal Vikar Adhikari (Distt. Project Officer), ICDS Uttarkashi Mukul Choudhary and CPDO Purola Smt Salita Agarwal.

It was a vision of Strides Foundation to support the young toddlers of Uttarakhand  with its resources and decided to adopt all the eight damaged and Partially damaged Anagwari’s at Purola Block of Uttarkashi to reconstruct and dedicate the same to the society by handing over to ICDS Dept. Govt. of Uttarakhand.

Before starting the  construction a survey was conducted by SFID in Didsarim Mori, Purola and Joshiyara blocks of Uttarkashi. As the land was not available or viable in other regions, so Purola Block was identified and selected .

An Tripartite MOU  was signed with DM/DPO, Uttarkashi on 27 January 2014  and  construction of  work was started in May 2014 after getting the necessary approval of  the design and structure. Now Foundation  has completed the first phase of  construction of four Anaganwari’s at Sunali, Mairana, Srikot and Nagjhala Anaganwari’s and was handed over on 12th November 2014 to DPO, ICDS in the presence of  Local MLA Malchand, Congress leader Surya kant Dhasmana, SDM Pandey, CPDO, BDO , Gram Pradhan  and other local dignitaries .

The Function was marked by the cultural program  by the Anaganwari’s Children and local folk artist from Rawai Jaunpur Sunder Premi.

The  gathering and the authorities have profusely thanked Dr. Sathyanarayan, Managing Trustee, Strides Foundation, Anil Jaggi, President SFID and DS Panwar  for their yeoman service to the society.

Taking the inspiration from the quality of the work of Anaganwari’s Local MLA  Malchand announced that he would make arrangement  for  getting  the gas  connection to all Anganwaris and extend financial support for the pavement in front of the Anaganwaris.

DPO also committed that water and  electricity connection would be provided to all ICDS center. Dhasmana has assured to provide  two computers to educated local youths in IT education and other skill development programs.

Now Strides Foundation and SFID will be taking up the reconstruction of  another four Anaganwari’s at Chandeli, Kufara, Bichlamath and Hudoli and planned to complete by March 2015 .

We Thank all the concern authorities and local leadership for their support in  making these dream a reality within timeframe, said Anil Jaggi President  SFID and Executive Editor CSR & Competitiveness.

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