INDIACSR News Network
MUMBAI: EMCO Foundation proud to announce the starting of an E-Learning digital classroom in TMC’s Dhokali School. This innovative project was inaugurated by TMC Commissioner Mr. R. A. Rajeev on Saturday 20th October 2012. The program was graced by the presence of Education in charge for Higher Secondary school & Secretary for TMC Mr. Manish Joshi, Education Officer for Primary Mr. Beldar, Local Corporator Mr. Sanjay Bhoir, Ms. Ushatai Bhoir, Students, Principals, Teachers, SumConcepts CEO Mr, Biren Dharmasi, Trainers & representatives of our partner NGOs. A brief presentation was given to the Commissioner on the content which he liked and appreciated the initiative by EMCO Foundation.
E learning includes school syllabus based on Maharashtra State Board Curriculum in Marathi & English from 1st to 10th Std with all major subjects. The syllabus has been explained in audio-visual format with interactive question bank, animated visuals & designed with child-friendly interface. It makes learning interesting-engaging and exams on an enjoyable experience. It also includes school encyclopedia, science, math, science, geography, astronomy, etc. in digital form. It ensures that learning becomes an enjoyable experience for students and introduces them to latest technology to bridge gap between weaker and wealthier.
It supports teachers in their function without diluting their importance and has simplified menu based learning & no IT background necessary. This will benefit 622 students in their studies; it offers students self learning tools and will improve overall percentage of marks in their exams.
Joy of Giving Week Event by EMCO Foundation
EMCO Foundation (EF) the CSR wing of EMCO Ltd. had organized Joy of Giving Week during 1st Oct to 8th Oct 2012 at all locations of the company. This is the third year where EF participated in the National event. “Our EMCOites and their family members donated generously old clothes, toys, stationary, old news papers, books, etc. People experienced the joy of giving, as they got an opportunity to help those in need, the material which is old and occupies space in home is now useful for somebody in need.” EMCO foundation informed.
A small truck load of material is handed over to a NGO “Goonj” which coordinates the event in Mumbai region. This material will be separated, cleaned and will be distributed to the need areas like Tribal belt, disaster affected people and those in need.