9th Jan, 2014, PRAYASH, an initiative to main streaming the child labours working in brick kiln and adult literacy centre in collaboration with Baduria police station was inaugurated by Sri Tanmoy Roy Chowdhury, Superintend of Police, North 24 Parganas District. Last two months we did extensive door to door survey to identify the dropouts and underprivileged children and illiterate adults. The centre was opened for the public on 9th Jan, 14 by the SP, north 24 Parganas, Mr. Dipankar Bhattacharyya, the Chairman Baduria Municipality, Block Development Officer, Baduria Block, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Avijit Banerjee, OC Baduria PS, Mr. Kollol Ghosh, Councilors of Baduria Municipality, Block Education Officials, Eminent Educationist, representatives from Different Political parties, many Govt Primary School teachers, Swanirvar staff, guardians of the children were also present in that programme.
The school was inaugurated with the illumination of lamp by the SP, North 24 Parganas. After that there was a small cultural programme by the children. 30 students of PRAYASH perform a chorus and at the end they perform a short drama.
This event got huge media coverage by local print and TV media.
The school is running smoothly from 10th Jan, 14. So far 30 students were coming to the school on regular basis. The school became very popular in Baduria Market area. Every day, some new children were enrolled in this centre. One of our major focus was to involve the local politicians and Govt teacher to persuade the guardians to send their dropout children to this centre.
This school celebrated two special days on 23rd Jan- Netaji’s birth day and 26th Jan- Republic day with the police force in the police station premises. The students sing patriotic songs ( Chorus) and did the parade.
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