Mr ESR Murthy : Sikshana Bangalore
Award Category : PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS
Year : 2010
Sikshana is the largest intervention for nurturing Government Schools in the State with about 250 schools and 35,000 students. They adopt, empower and improve government schools. They adopt modern training methods to train the teachers and to improve the government schools. The main aim of the organization is to assist in low cost environmental upgrades, deploy available resources on motivational efforts, concentrating on core essentials and avoiding frills, and improve efficiency and effectiveness by applying management concepts in government schools. They provide technology inputs like PCs and multimedia content to government schools. Sikshana runs the largest non-Govt scholarship program in the State, with a coverage that is expected to reach out to 1000 students by June 10.