Classrooms should attract children with good seating facilties and comfortable benches. Only then they will be inspired to learn,” says DG Ajay Madan, RID 3080. When he assumed charge of the district in July he drew up plans to provide 10,000 benches and desks to government schools through various Rotary clubs in the district.
Until August, the district has despatched 2,200 sets of furniture, embossed with the Rotary logo, to benefit 55 schools. The total project cost is ₹1.5 crore. “Each of these sets can seat two children and assuming that they will last for at least seven years, I am glad to say that this project will benefit 140,000 children over the years,” says the DG.