EDUCATION WITH MORAL UPLIFTMENT
Jindal Public School (JPS)
Established in 1973, JPS is a charitable school affiliated to State Education Department providing quality education to students from neighbouring villages in Jindal Nagar About 1400 students between classes LKG to 10th standard are being educated in English medium with 100% results. Latest techniques such as Educamp, Smart Classes have also been adopted so as to provide best education to the students in this school managed by an NGO.
Though already subsidised, the foundation provides further concession between 25- 100% to the deserving students on the basis of merit and means. Free mid-day meals are also provided to encourage students, particularly underprivileged children, thus providing balanced nutrition to get proper education.
Sawan Public School, Delhi
Established in 1974, the Foundation, one of the most respected charitable organizations in Bangalore promoted a residential school called 'Sawan Public School' at Chattarpur Road, Delhi, on a 20 acre prime land with substantial investment. This school was meant for the students coming from economically weaker sections of the society, but owing to its high academic standards, the children from wealthier sections were attracted resulting in great demand and pressure for securing admissions. In 1993, the School then valued at Rs. 100 crores, but was donated to Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan so that the Foundation could expand its horizons by establishing more institutions and initiate other charitable activities towards social upliftment. It is now being taken back from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan due to their mismanagement.
Jindal Pre-University College (JPUC)
The Foundation observed that poor rural girl students from more than 100 villages surrounding Jindal Nagar were deprived of collegiate education as there were no colleges nearby. JPUC, was established in 2003 by SJF, an NGO for education with the objective of providing quality higher secondary education to rural girls. Around 380 girl students are undergoing courses in Commerce, IT & Science. During 2010-11, the pass percentage was 98% and over 88% of students got either distinction or first class. The College has an excellent library, well equipped laboratories and sports facilities.
The college has been conducting a series of guest lectures by a variety of professionals such as scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, GKVK, ISRO, ISSEC and Bangalore University at the college which has inspired students to explore areas beyond the syllabus.
Jindal Degree College for Women (JDCW)
Instituted in 2010, the college is exclusively for girls, and currently havinga strength of 370 students for degree courses in B.Com and BCA. More new courses are being added. The total strength of the college is expected to go over 1000 students in the coming years.
The Foundation believes that by spreading education amongst women, not only the family gets benefits, but the entire society gets enriched which in turn leads to building a strong nation. Further, the high cost of higher education also acts as a road block for the poor and deserving girl students. This was the motive behind setting up Jindal Pre-University College and Jindal Degree College for Women. In fact,50% of the students are from below the poverty line, and they are eligible to get 100% concession in fees. Donations are not encouraged.
Health Education Centre
The first health museum of its kind in the country started in 201 in the campus of JNI 2011, has 12 individual zones explaining all parts and processes of the human anatomy. Visitors are educated about various ailments and their redressal methods through many working models and educative movies. The centre boasts of 2 state of the art auditoriums and a team of well equipped doctors to address the queries of visitors, thereby helping them understand and maintain good health.
For over 4 decades SJF, one of the good NGOs in Bangalore has been offering scholarships for pursuing higher education to deserving meritorious students from poor families.
Scholarships are being given to more than 12,000 students per annum on all India basis to meritorious and needy without any discrimination of caste and creed. Till date over 5, 00,000 students have been benefitted.
To encourage the students to achieve excellence in education over 46 gold medals have been instituted in 24 Universities/Colleges throughout the country. 54 more gold medals are proposed to be instituted over a period of time.
Book Bank Scheme
To promote learning capacity and knowledge amongst rural school going children, the Foundation, an NGO in Bangalore for children education is running a Book Bank Scheme since 1993, under which, rural schools are donated useful books, including reference books for making the same available to their students.
Mahila Arts & Crafts Charitable Institute
This institute was set up in 2003 near Chikkabidarakallu Village, Bangalore especially to encourage income generation ability of the rural underprivileged women of the locality. The institution is currently running 9 skill development programmes in which vocational training is provided by competent teachers to around 350 women every year in Tailoring, Embroidery, Typing, Tie & Dye, Beautician, Computer courses, Nursing and therapists courses etc.