Bangalore: Improving the education sector will continue to be the focus of ladies circle India, ashwini surendar, the newly elected vice-president of ladies circle international announced at a press conference on monday.
Of the 80 circles of ladies circles India, Bangalore has eight circles. Most of them are involved in community service projects with an emphasis on education, she said.
Many schools namely the roopenaagrahara round table school, the gurukula vidyapeetha, swami vivekananda round table school at hoskote, rakum school for the blind, the government run slum school at ragigudda and st anthony’s school, jayanagr have been supported by ladies circle India,” she said.
One circle has adopted a 300-student strong government model primary school which is the first joint venture between the government and the ladies circle India, ashwini said. Libraries have also been set up at these schools and also at the guru hari kishen public school which is part of the gurudwara at ulsoor, she said.
A civic amenity complex at jeevan bhima nagar has been set up which will cater to the students of surrounding schools that do not have infrastructure and facilities. The complex will house a charitable childrens reference, reading library, computer training centre anda a multi-purpose commuity centre. a dispensary has been provided in the st francis xavier school.
Besides, we have carried out relief work in orissa and gujarat”, ashwini added. ashwini’s term will end in august 2002 when she will be elected as the president of ladies circle international.