Vedanta group company Hindustan Zinc has donated Rs 1.5 crore to social startup Muskaan Dreams Foundation for creating facility of e-classrooms in 100 schools located at rural areas of Madhya Pradesh.
Founded in 2014, Muskaan Dreams has presence in Gwalior, Bhopal and Indore.
With the help of this donation from Hindustan Zinc, Muskaan Dreams plans to transform 100 government schools in MP into an E-learning classrooms.
Students of these 100 schools can have better understanding of various subjects especially Math, Science and English once their classrooms get digitised.
Audio-visual content and internet support would be of immense help in their daily curriculum.
“This will create a significant impact on 15000 rural students, 300 Teachers and 100 villages across Madhya Pradesh,” a statement said.
With schools in rural areas facing infrastructure problem and lack of trained teachers, Muskaan Dreams effort, ably supported by Hindustan Zinc, would go a long way in improving the education system of our country.
Hindustan Zinc’s CEO Sunil Duggal said: “A school is the cornerstone in any student’s life to cultivate healthy thought process and groom intellectual abilities. With an objective to provide quality education, this initiative is a platform to empower rural students to pursue their dream and further contribute in nation building.”
Thanking Hindustan Zinc for the support, Muskaan Dreams Founder & CEO Abhishek Dubey and Rishi Raj (Program Director) said, “We always wanted to support and dedicate our life serving the children from rural areas from a very early age. I believe that education in the rural segment should be promoted as it has a more significant role to play in the growth of the country.”