Child Helpline, District Legal Services Authority and Child Adoption for Education held a function in the hall of District Court to distribute tabs to needy students in presence of Judge S P More.
Stress is being given to online education instead of direct education owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Child Helpline took the initiative of not putting a break to education in case of needy students. Child Adoption for Education sponsored the programme and distributed tabs. It has so far distributed tabs to 80 students. Moreover, it has also made available uniforms and educational materials kits. The organisation has been active during the past 12 years and it has given educational materials to over 35,000 needy students, informed Dr Sanjay Trivedi.
The organisation has distributed tabs to the students from Shraddhanand Anathalay, Asha Kiran, Rahul Bala Sadan, Anugrah Anuradha Balgruha and Yuvajyoti. Child & Woman Development Department of the Centre provides 1098 helplines for students in distress. This department, Bal Sanrakshan Samiti, ChildLine and Police make co-ordination to check offences by children.
Abhijit Deshmukh, Secretary of the authority, Arpana Kolhe of the department, Mushtaq Pathan of Bal Sanrakshan Samiti, Dr Keshav Walke, Director of Child Line, Dr Saroj Kolhe, Father Herald, Shraddha
Tallu and others were present at the function.
The last date for the scholarship extended to Aug 31
The last date for submitting applications for getting scholarships to students belonging to VJNT, OBC and the special backward category for undertaking higher education in foreign countries has been extended to August 31.
An official press note issued here on Wednesday said that interested students should visit www.maharashtra.gov.in or https;#sjsa.maharashtra.gov.in and download to forward to Director, OBC Bahujan Kalyan Vibhag Directorate, Pune, along with necessary documents till 5 pm up to August 31. The application can be sent by post or by visiting personally.