Jharsuguda: Ekta Mahila Mandal of IB Valley Area on Monday laid a foundation stone for construction of Hostel Block for girls and donated Group hearing aid among the children of Special School for Deaf & Mentally retarded School at Brundamal. The hostel will be constructed under the MCL’s CSR fund with an estimate cost of Rs. 11.11 Lacs. In addition, 60 Hearing Aid has been also donated for the children’s with an estimate of Rs. 2.55 Lacs.
The school presently accommodates around 98 physically challenged children among which 62 are Deaf and 36 are Mentally Retarded.
In a function held in the premises of the school on Monday, Smt. Anju Sahay, President of Jagritri Mahil Mandal, MCL along with Smt. Minati Das had inaugurated the Girls Hostel block and the Group Hearing Aid. Smt. Sushila Gupta, President of Ekta Mahila Mandal had given vote of thanks.
In this function, Children of different age group had performed on various cultural programme.
Various members of the Ekta Mahila Mandal and the Jagriti Mahila Mandal were present in this function along with the Principal of the school Mrs. Santosh Bala Muduli, President of the school Shadev Tripathy with guests Prabhu Dayal Kedia, Anil Santuka, Ashok Sakunia, Pawan Singhania and Kishan Lal Gupta were present.