INITIATIVES > EDUCATION
Quality Schooling for Garden Workers´ Kids
Apeejay Tea Group runs 39 Schools in its Tea Estates spread across Assam. Of these schools, 23 are maintained and governed directly by the Estate, while the other 16 are run by the Government of Assam.
"Awaaz Do" for the Right to Education
Apeejay Surrendra Group promoted and spread the word about RTE through the Group´s internal and external networks. Awaaz Do was a hugely successful campaign for the UNICEF and with our support it reached tens of thousands of people..
For the Love of Books
Apeejay Press and Young Zubaan joined hands to foray into children´s publishing, with the aim of bringing out books that are of global-benchmarked standards in terms of creativity and design.
Fund-raising for Sarva Shikha Abhiyan
In support of the Government´s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, , with a special focus on girls and children from socially disadvantaged groups, we signed a memorandum of understanding with the UNICEF to raise funds for this initiative.
Children´s Right to Play
Children from the Anand Paul Education Support Programme have been participating in the Right to Play event since they are children from the urban slums and are in danger of dropping out of the education system.
Documenting Lost Traditions of Storytelling
We initiated a study into the historic context of Children´s Literature in colonial Bengal, how this native tradition grew in opposition to the British education system and recovered a displaced swadeshi tradition that helped build a national identity.
Raising Political Awareness of the Youth
The Tagore Debates were created by a Citizens´ initiative called Happenings, whose objective is to celebrate all that is unique about Kolkata and its culture. The Apeejay Trust funds the Tagore Debates.
Back to School
The Anand Paul Education Support Programme, an initiative of the Paul Foundation, under Apeejay Trust, was launched in Feb 2010, to invest in the community in and around Park Street.
Inspired Mothers Demand Literacy
Apeejay Group introduced the Adult Literacy and Skill Training for Livelihood Generation initiative and opened 2 centres for imparting literacy and life skills training to the mothers.
Support for a Young Achiever
In recognition of Sourav´s, a National-level swimming champion and a tea vendor´s son, fiery dedication Apeejay Trust allocated a monthly grant of Rs. 4000 to him so that he could fulfill his Olympic dream.
The Rabindra Utsav is a Citizens´ initiative supported by Apeejay Trust. It celebrates the creativity and universal humanism of Rabindranath Tagore. It also encourages modern interpretations, experiments and explorations of Tagore´s work
An Employee Heralds Change
In the Centennial year, the Apeejay Trust was proud to support an initiative started by one of our employees to help youth in his village to gain higher education.
Education Support to the Socially Disadvantaged
The Literacy Initiative aims at creating a strong education support system for the socially disadvantaged through a network of tuition centres, educational activities, computer literacy courses and adult literacy support programmes in Lathikata, Odisha.
"Donate a Book"
Creating platforms through which resources can be shared voluntarily with the not-so-fortunate is our Individual Social Responsibility policy and we decided to extend the act of voluntary sharing to our customers through "Donate a Book"
Children from Apeejay Schools and from the Apeejay Anand Library were enrolled in training sessions called "Being Human” that focused on the rediscovery of core human values and tackled issues like conflict, discrimination and violence.
A Haven of Learning
The Apeejay Anand Paul Children's Library was incorporated with the prime objective of attracting children of the neighbouring slums into a positive and stimulating learning environment.
A Ray of Hope
We found an excellent partner in New Light, a secular nonprofit charitable trust that runs a créche-cum-night-shelter to protect and educate young girls, children and women at high risk.
Encouraging Children Freed from Child Labour Towards Education
We believe child labour is reprehensible. We believe it is everybody´s responsibility to boycott it and provide victims of child labour with the avenues to better their lives, so that they do not ever have to slip back into the cycle of exploitation.
Education Intervention in a Backward Area
Surrendra Paul Gramodaya Vidhyalaya is a comprehensive education institution and has played a key role in the development of literacy in Chitrakoot and the adjacent villages in Madhya Pradesh.