To benefit more than 9000 students
IndiaCSR NEWS NETWORK
MUMBAI: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, endeavors to improve the quality of education for children. In line with this commitment, Tata Power, installed 9 ‘Computer Aided Learning’ (CAL) stations in 8 schools at Mumbai under its initiative ‘VIDYA’. Chief Guest Mr. J B Girase, District Women and Child Development Officer, GOM and Mr. Bapurao More, AO (Education), M (West) Ward, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) inaugurated the CAL stations in the presence of the school staff and senior Tata Power officials.
With the numerous advancements in technology, it has become critical for students to inculcate skills that will help them build a brighter future. With this initiative, Tata Power aims to bridge the digital divide, and provide an exciting learning mechanism that would enable the children to become computer- literates and access information on-demand, thereby opening a world of opportunities for them.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Ashok Sethi, Chief-Operations, Tata Power, said, “We at Tata Power believe that children are the future of India, and it is of utmost importance to provide them with holistic education that would ensure their overall development, and job prosperity. By installing CALs in various schools, we aim to help the students in securing opportunities that will help them grow as individuals.”
Tata Power installed ‘Computer Aided Learning’ stations in various schools in Mumbai, including the DBC School; Vinay High School; Chembur Karnataka Sangh; Janta Welfare English High School; Chembur Welfare Marathi Shala; Sharad Acharaya School; Narayan Aacharya School and Model High School.
Mr. Girase, District Women and Child Development Officer, GOM, and Mr. Bapurao More, AO, M Ward, thanked Tata Power for this initiative and appreciated the strong wave of advancement such an initiative will bring about.
In the past, Tata Power has installed over 10 Computer Aided Learning Stations in 9 schools of Mumbai which benefitted more than 10,000 school children.