December 25, 2018
BELAGAVI: Aequs Foundation, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of Aequs aerospace company has adopted 20 government primary schools in Hukkeri taluk to take care of their health and hygiene, education and safety. On Monday, Aequs Foundation launched various projects like mobile science lab, computer learning centre, rainwater harvesting project and digital learning centre at Hoonur – Mastiholi government primary school. Meanwhile, ‘Vasanta’, a programme to facilitate learning after school hours and help dropouts get back into mainstream of academics was also launched.
Hukkeri BEO Mohan Dandin inaugurated the programmes introduced by the Aequs Foundation in association with Agastya Foundation at the school premises. The educational projects will help thousands of students from Hoonur, Mastiholi and Narsingapur villages, which are close to Aequs SEZ located in Hattaragi, 36kms from here.
The mobile science lab has various science projects and will move from one school to another. The digital learning centre and computer learning centre have been introduced to facilitate students with visual learning methods in mathematics, science and English. An exhibition of science models prepared by students was also organized on the occasion.
Aequs Aerospace MD and CFO Rajeev Kaul and chief medical officer Praveen Naik spoke. Sources said over 4,000 students are expected to get benefitted by the programmes introduced by Aequs.
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