~ A collaborative effort of Anandam Trust and Data Patterns ~
Chennai, October 10, 2022: Hon’ble Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the ANANDA KARUNA VIDYALAYAM, a multidisciplinary centre for children with special needs in Ambattur,Chennai.
Data Patterns (India) Limited (NSE: DATAPATTNS | BSE: 543428), a vertically integrated Defence and Aerospace electronics solutions provider whose main line of business is indigenously developed defence products, came forward towards contributing to the project for providing specialized coaching for Children with special needs.
Data Patterns continues to realize that CSR is not just compliance, but a strategic business initiative to achieve & extends its comprehensive and professional support to children with special needs to help them develop their latent talent by contributing Rs. 20 Lakhs
Children with special needs find it difficult to be included in the mainstream education system. It is important for them to get the extra care and attention during their education to train them for a better future.
Project Ananda Karuna Vidyalayam, will provide kids with special needs a safe space to overcome the challenges posed by their learning disability, with the goal of integrating them into the mainstream education system. The teachers for these children have completed a certificate course in special education from Annamalai University. V – Excel, a leading coaching centre for such students is providing the necessary help.
Commenting on the initiative Mr. Srinivasagopalan Rangarajan, Chairman & Managing Director, Data Patterns (India) Limited said, “In Today’s busy world where chaos is louder than words, it gives us immense pleasure to be able to make a difference in the world of children with special needs. This move aimed at a holistic development of these children, rather than just their academic prowess, will go a long way in teaching them life skills.”