Chandigarh, 14th April, 2018: Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator U.T Chandigarh Sh. VP Singh Badnore, today flagged of the School of Wheels on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti in the presence of Sh. Ajoy Kumar Sinha, IAS, Finance Secretary, Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Rajiv Gupta, PCS, Additional Deputy Commissioner and other senior officials of Chandigarh Administration.

Indian red Cross Society, Chandigarh has customized one of its vehicles into Mobile School for underprivileged children which will be equipped with books, educational toys and study material. This unit will work in collaboration with Chandigarh Child Protection Society. The team of a teacher and a helper will be visiting different sites\ slums and construction sites where these children are either begging or involved in other illegal activities.

This mobile school aims to bring education to these Children who are forced to work or beg while their parents don’t understand the value of education. This mobile school will reach out to them and will provide them informal schooling. They will be taught personal hygiene, socially acceptable behavior, dangers of tobacco and drugs and their responsibility towards the neighborhood. They will be further motivated to go to regular schools once interest has been generated. This is an effort Chandigarh Red Cross Society to help under privilege children of the city.

The School will cover Mandi Ground, Sector 33-34 Light Points, Sai Baba Mandir, Sector 29 near colony number 4, Dhanas Rehabilitation Colony, Mauli Jagran Near Gaushala Sector 45 and other locations around the city.

Sites to be covered

S.no

Sites

Day

 

Mauli Jagran

Monday

 

Near Gaushala Sec 45

Tuesday

 

Dhanas Rehabilitation colony

Wednesday

 

Sai Baba Mandir,Sector 29

Thursday

 

Near Colony No 4

Friday

 

Mandi ground sector 33-34 light point

Saturday