Inauguration of 10 Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir by Hon’ble Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
IOCL contributed Rs 24 Crore under its CSR naming "IndianOil Gyanodaya".
Bhubaneswar : On the special occasion of “Gandhi Jayanti” & “Shastri Jayanti”, Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Auditorium, Library, Multipurpose Hall of Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir at Dhenkanal and Angul physically. He also inaugurated Auditorium, Library, Multipurpose Hall, Toilets at 8 locations of Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir through video conferencing. The 8 locations are Boudh, Jeypore (Koraput), Dhanupali (Sambalpur), Phulbani (Kandhamal), Kendujhar Garh (Keonjhar), Kabisuryanagar, Dengausta, Balipada of Ganjam District.
Auditorium, Library, Multipurpose Hall, Toilets at 10 locations of Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir were inaugurated by Hon’ble Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in presence of Direcor HR IndianOil Sri Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra.
IndianOil, under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, has contributed Rs 24 Crore under its CSR naming “IndianOil Gyanodaya“.
Elaborating on the Government of India’s focus on Education of the Indian students, Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said, Education is the top most priority and is a national need. “To increase efficacy, it is imperative that our students are exposed to the latest technologies and are given a conducive environment to innovate. We must also provide them with opportunities to explore the unexplored by leveraging their talent, zeal and hard work. Saraswati Shishu Vidyamandir has successfully delivered to the students and many students have already benefitted also. IndianOil has been an integral part of the nation’s growth and I believe, with IndianOil’s efforts and support to such remarkable initiatives in developing such facilities, the state would attain new heights and glories. I wish to see Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir securing a top spot among all the Educational Academies that are presently being nurtured across the State”.
Speaking during the occasion, Sri Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra , Director HR IndianOil commented, “Saraswati Sishu Vidyamandir is leveraging Odisha’s rich demographic dividend. Driving that mission forward, the IndianOil, under the guidance of the Petroleum Ministry, have undertaken major endeavours to strengthen the Educational infrastructure in the country. IndianOil is proud to have been given the opportunity to steer such infrastructures for the benefit of our budding generations”.
Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship distributed aids and appliances like Walking Stick, Crutch Elbow, Hearing aids to underprivileged people.
Shri. Nitesh Gangadev, MP, Shri Rudra Narayan Pani, Former Member of Parliament, Rajya Shabha, Shri. Gobinda Chandra Mohanta, Joint Org. Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Bharati Shikya Santhan, Shri. Ramakanta Mohanta ,State Org. Secretary, Shikya Vikash Samiti, Odisha, Shri. Paresh Chandra Pattnaik, President, Madhya Sambhag, Shikya Vikash Samiti, Odisha, Shri Gobinda Chandra Mohanta, Joint Org. Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Bharati Shikya Santhan, Shri Ramakanta Mohanta, State Org. Secretary, Shikya Vikash Samiti, Odisha and Shri Santosh Kumar Prusty, Secretary, Madhya Sambhag, Shikya Vikash Samiti, Odisha were shared the dais.